Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
Gopher seniors were honored and annual awards given out at the banquet
Geason, Klabunde, Liederman, Lubinsky and Schultz weigh in on baseball careers
Minnesota concludes the regular season on the road at Illinois
Minnesota attempted a comeback for the third-straight day to fall, 6-5 to Huskers
2012 SENIOR SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten honoree for second straight year winner of the Dianne Olson-Ficenko Dugout Club Player of the Year Sunday starter for the second-straight season held the lowest ERA as a senior in his Gopher career (3.87) pitched a career-best 79.1 innings ranked third on the team in strikeouts (51), two shy of career high set in 2011 started 14 out of 14 games finished season with a 4-4 record and a 3.87 ERA had 12 games with three or more strikeouts earned first start at South Florida (2/19) allowed a season low four hits in 6.0 innings against UW-Milwaukee on Feb. 26 pitched a career high 8.0 innings for his first season win with 4 strikeouts against The Citadel (3/25) Pitched 7.0 innings with five strikeouts, and no runs in a 6-0 victory against Northwestern (4/15) Had five strikeouts in 7.0 IP against Penn State in an 8-2 victory over Penn State (5/06) ended season with 5 more strikeouts in 7.1 IP in his fourth victory of the season at Illinois on May 19.
2011 JUNIOR SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten honoree appeared in 14 games and held a 5-6 record with a 4.36 earned run average held a team-high 53 strikeouts went 2-3 with a 2.82 ERA in Big Ten Conference games earned his first start of the season against Louisville (2/20) pitched 6.2 innings and earned his first win of the season in the 7-1 victory over Delaware State (2/27) had 12 strikeouts in his first three games pitched pitched in 3.1 innings and collected his second win of the season in the 9-4 defeat over Cal-Poly (3/27) opened the Big Ten Conference season against Purdue on April 2 and pitched 4.2 innings, allowing just three hits earned his third win of the season when he went six innings and four strikeouts in the 5-2 win over Indiana (4/24) against Michigan on May 8, picked up his fourth win of the season with 6.2 innings pitched and had four strikeouts went a season-high seven innings pitched against Penn State on May 15 fanned six batters and allowed two earned runs against Ohio State (5/21) pitched six innings and added another six strikeouts in the 9-4 win over the Buckeyes (5/27) was drafted by the San Francisco Giants with the 26th pick in the 36th round (1,107th overall) of the Major League Baseball Draft but will return to the Gopher squad in 2012.
2010 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Appeared in 10 games, including seven starts and went 1-3 with a 5.28 ERA in 30.2 innings pitched pitched 4.1 innings against Alabama on March 16, giving up six hits, three runs, two walks and three strikeouts threw a season-high 5.0 innings against No. 20 Kansas State on May 5, getting his first win of the year while giving up two hits, no runs, two walks and two strikouts tossed 4.1 innings against Ohio State on May 21, giving up nine hits, two earned runs and two strikeouts pitched against No. 7 Cal State Fullerton in the NCAA Regional Championship on June 7, giving up eight hits, four earned runs, one walk and two strikeouts.
2009 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Went 3-1 with a 4.78 ERA, two saves and struck out 23 batters in 37.2 innings named to Big Ten All-Freshman team was 3-0 with a 3.92 ERA, and struck out 13 batters in 18.1 innings in Big Ten play limited opponents to a .203 batting average in conference play gave up one run or less in 11 of his first 12 outings of the year pitched two shutout innings, gave up one hit and struck out one in his collegiate debut against Michigan State on Feb. 22 pitched 3.2 innings, gave up three hits, one run and struck out three against Hawai'i on Feb. 26 pitched four shutout innings, gave up two hits and struck out four against Dallas Baptist on Mar. 20 gave up one run and three hits against Ohio State on Apr. 4 made first collegiate start against Missouri and gave up four hits, one run and struck out one batter in four innings on Apr. 7 picked up his first career win against Northwestern when he pitched 3.1 shutout innings, gave up one hit and struck out a batter pitched two shutout innings, walked one and struck out two to pick up a win against Iowa on May 1 moved to 3-0 with a win against Penn State when he went three innings, gave up one hit, one run and struck out a career-high five batters.
Graduated from Logan High School played for Terry Curtis in high school named Second-Team All-State as a senior and Honorable-Mention All-State as a junior was All-City, All-District and All-Conference in his junior and seasons went 18-2 in his final two years of high school had a 0.63 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 55.2 innings as a junior played in the Brewers All-Star Classic and in the High School All-Star Game in the area led team to conference championships as a junior and a senior.
Construction management major son of Paul and Karen Lubinsky lists striking out 15 against Wausau during 2008 American Legion State Tournament as his biggest sports thrill likes playing hockey, fishing and hunting in his spare time born on May 2, 1990.
Gophers Adapt and Grow in Fresh Fall Format
A string of injuries to position players proved a blessing in disguise as Gopher Baseball changed up the format during fall ball and saw growth around the diamond.
Gophers welcome fans to six open scrimmage dates
As the fall practice season continues, Gopher Baseball can announce dates for six open scrimmages over the next three weeks.
Minor League Wrap-Up: Sept. 15
University of Minnesota alumni concluded their minor league seasons this week with several cracking postseason play.