John Blackshear
John Blackshear

Position:
Equipment Manager - Bierman Field Athletic Building


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John Blackshear has been part of the Golden Gopher athletic equipment staff since 1983 and handles all equipment duties for the Gopher baseball, soccer, men's and women's golf and softball teams.

A native of St. Louis, Mo., Blackshear earned a bachelor's degree in sociology and coaching from the University of Minnesota in 1989. He became a Certified Athletic Equipment Manager in 2004.

Blackshear and his son, John Jr., currently reside in southwest Minneapolis.

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`U' Falls in Series Finale

2/6/2016 - M. Ice Hockey

Minnesota (14-13-0 overall, 9-3-0-0 Big Ten) hits the road next weekend with a two-game series at Michigan State.

Gophers Tie UND 0-0, Fall in Shootout

2/6/2016 - W. Ice Hockey

Minnesota and North Dakota skated to a scoreless tie in the series finale Saturday evening.

Gophers Win Fifth Straight

2/6/2016 - W. Gymnastics

The Gophers defeated the Fighting Illini 195.775-195.000 on Saturday at the Sports Pavilion to mark the team's fifth straight victory of the season.

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