Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
Minnesota welcomes the Leathernecks, March 8-10
The junior pitched the first Gopher no hitter since April 4, 1993
Minnesota advances to 7-5 in the regular season with the victory
Minnesota hosts MIAC's Hamline at the Dome Wednesday
2015 • SENIOR SEASON:
Played in 27 games, primarily as a right fielder or designated hitter • batted .256 with four runs and four RBIs • hit two doubles • walked seven times and had a .362 on-base percentage • hit .304 in 23 at-bats in Big Ten play • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: Went 1-for-1 with a double against Richmond (3/18) • also 1-for-1 at Maryland (3/21) • hit 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored at Rutgers (4/5) • hit 2-for-3 at Nebraska (4/12) • went 1-for-4 with a run, an RBI and a double against Penn State (4/19) • walked twice against Kansas State (4/29) • 1-for-3 at Iowa (5/9).
2014 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Played in 42 games and made 27 starts, mostly in left field or as designated hitter • batted .309 on the season with a .330 slugging percentage and .383 on base percentage • third on the team with 21 runs scored • had nine multi-hit games • stole three bases • went 2-for-4 with two runs at Louisiana Tech (3/1) • 2-for-3 with a run (3/14) and 2-for-4 with an RBI two days later at Sacramento State • hit 3-for-5 and scored four runs at St. Mary's (3/18) • went 2-for-4 with two runs the next day (3/19) • hit 2-for-5 and scored twice at Michigan (4/4) • went 2-for-3 against Penn State (4/26) • batted 3-for-4 with a run against Purdue (5/10-11) • Academic All-Big Ten.
2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten • played in 26 games with three starts and 19 at bats • maintained a 1.000 fielding percentage • played center field in all three of his starts • game into the game as a substitute a team-high 23 times • pinch ran in five games, scoring twice and stealing two bases in as many attempts • started in center field against UCLA (2/16) • pinch hit against Dartmouth (3/1) going 1-2 with an RBI • went 1-3 with a stolen base and a run scored in a 3-1 win over Hamline (3/6) • started in center field in a 5-3 win over Western Illinois (3/10) • pinch-ran against North Dakota St. (4/24) and scored run in a winning effort.
2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in 34 games with 12 starts and 55 at bats • scored 10 runs and had seven RBI • held an on-base percentage of .438 with five hit by pitch and three walks • produced 20 hits and four doubles • made his collegiate debut in the game against St. John's (2/18) • made his first collegiate start on (2/25) and went 1-2 with run scored • played against Cal Poly (3/17) and went 2-2 with a double and a run scored • produced two RBI in the 7-1 win over Augsburg (4/3) • was 2-4 in the 6-0 win over Northwestern (4/15) •produced five hits in 11 at bats in the Michigan State series (4/21-22) • hit a RBI double in the 4-2 win over the Spartans • followed up with a 2-4 game with two RBI and a run scored in the 5-4 (4/22) 10 inning loss to MSU • started against Illinois (5/18) and was 2-3.
Graduated and played at St. Charles North High School under coaches Todd Genke and Terry Ayers • an all-state honorable mention selection in 2010 • member of the North Stars that went 35-4 his junior year • Upstate Eight All-Conference selection as a junior and senior • also earned all-area honors • standout football quarterback, lettering in both baseball and football • AP state scholar and Illinois state scholar.
Genetics, Cell Biology & Development major • born on September 27, 1992 • son of Dan and Laurel Bergren • has two siblings, Jessica and Jordan • lists getting to the semifinals in football as his most memorable sports thrill.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
Around the Bases with Matt Fiedler
Junior Matt Fiedler has been all over the diamond early in his Gophers career.
Around the Bases with Jeff Fasching
Jeff Fasching, a sophomore pitcher, tossed eight innings of relief for the Gophers last season.
Around the Bases with Luke Pettersen
After a successful first season with the Gophers, Luke Pettersen enters his sophomore season on campus.