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Outfielder Ben Mezzenga rounds second base during the game against UCLA on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Siebert Field. The Gophers won 3-2.

With high expectations, Gophers baseball begins practice

Jack Warrick
January 28, 2019

Though it may not seem like it with the recent cold wave washing over campus, baseball season is ready to start in Dinkytown. The Gophers' baseball team, which went 44-15 overall and was one series away...

Luke Petterson reacts as he watches to see if his hit is a foul ball during the game against Canisius on Friday, June 1, 2018 at Siebert Field. The Gophers won 10-1.

Former Gophers baseball player calls it quits after short stint with the St. Paul Saints

David Mullen
July 18, 2018

Since the end of the Gophers baseball team's postseason run, one former player has experienced a whirlwind few months. Former Minnesota second baseman Luke Pettersen was signed by the St. Paul Saints on...

Freshman Max Meyer closes out the game against UCLA on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Siebert Field. The Gophers won 3-2.

Freshman All-American invited to tryout for the USA National Team

David Mullen
June 27, 2018

For the first time in a quarter of a century, Minnesota has the chance to have another player suit up and play for his country. Gophers freshman All-American closing pitcher Max Meyer was one of 34 players...

Head Coach John Anderson is upset with an umpire's call during the game against Canisius on Friday, June 1, 2018. The Gophers won 10-1.

Gophers swept in Super Regional round of the NCAA tournament

David Mullen
June 10, 2018

The Gophers' historic run into June came to a halt Saturday. Minnesota's (44-15) season came to an end Saturday after a second-consecutive loss to Oregon State (49-10-1) in the Super Regional round of...

Centerfielder Alex Boxwell hits a double, increasing the lead to 12-5 during the game against the UCLA Bruins on Sunday, June 3 at Siebert Field.

Minnesota advances to the Super Regional round for the first time

David Mullen
June 5, 2018

In a rematch of an extra-inning nail biter the previous night, the Gophers didn't lose their magic at Siebert Field Sunday in front of 2,425 fans, a record crowd.  The Gophers (44-13) won their third...

Pitcher Max Meyer walks off the field as his teammates fist bump to his successful inning during the game against UCLA on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Siebert Field. The Gophers won 3-2.

A late comeback keeps the Gophers undefeated in the NCAA Tournament

David Mullen
June 3, 2018

In an extra inning nail biter at the Gophers’ (43-20) won their second NCAA Tournament Regional game. In a game plagued by delays the Gophers managed to come back late to beat the UCLA Bruins (37-20)...

Reggie Meyer pitches to Canisius during the game on Friday, June 1, 2018 at Siebert Field. The Gophers beat Canisius 10-1.

Minnesota takes first game of NCAA tournament against Canisius

David Mullen
June 2, 2018

The Gophers' bats came alive on Friday night.  No. 13 Minnesota (42-13) won their first game of the NCAA tournament against Canisius (35-21) in the Minneapolis regional opener at Siebert Field. The...

The Gophers baseball team takes the field during a game against South Dakota State at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

Minnesota advances in first two games of Big Ten tournament

Taylor Pearson
May 25, 2018

The Gophers still have more baseball to play this season. Minnesota (39-13) is the top-seeded team in the Big Ten tournament and won its first two games this week. The Gophers will play again Saturday...

Due to an injury, Toby Hanson adjusts as designated hitter in final season

Jack Warrick
May 3, 2018

The last year of eligibility can be a difficult time for any college athlete. But when you suffer an injury while doing well in your last season with the team, it makes the last year even more stressful. Outfielder...

Infielder Micah Coffey at bat during the game against South Dakota State at Siebert Field on April 13, 2015.

Gophers take midweek matchup over Concordia St. Paul

Jack Warrick
May 2, 2018

The Gophers played local Division II opponent Concordia St. Paul on Tuesday in a midweek matchup that was used as somewhat of a training exercise for this weekend's series against Indiana. No. 20 Minnesota...