The University of Minnesota collected two Big Ten awards this week as Micah Coffey was named Player of the Week and Brett Schulze was named Freshman of the Week.
The University of Minnesota's 2016 recruiting class has been ranked 52nd out of 100 recruiting classes in the nation by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
Two more student-athletes have joined the University of Minnesota Gophers to round out the incoming class.
2017 | FRESHMAN Made 14 starts in 15 appearances where he posted a 4-3 record • had a 5.50 ERA with 58 strikeouts while opponents had a .250 batting averagae against • was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week (5/8). Game Highlights: Made his collegiate debut at UC Irvine (2/19) in four innings of relief where he struck out three batters • struck out four batters and allowed two runs on one hit in his first career start vs Seattle U (2/25) • rand up five batters in 5.1 innings vs Missouri State (3/11) • tossed six scoreless inning with four strikeouts at Sacramento State (3/17) • struck out three batters in 5.2 innings at Michigan State (4/1) • recorded seven strikouts while allowing one run on four hits vs Illinois (4/29) • tossed seven innings at Penn State (5/6) where he allowed one run on four hits and struck out eight batters • set a career high with nine strikeouts vs No. 10 Long Beach State (5/13) • struck out three batters in 3.1 innings vs Iowa (5/27) at the Big Ten Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Maple Grove High School in 2016 • played for Coach Darby Carlson • three time letter winner • was named to the All-State team in 2016 • three-time All-Northwest Suburban Conference honoree • was named All-City in 2016 • was named All-Area all four years • was selected to the Play Ball! Minnesota All-Star Series • has a 12-6 record over the last two seasons • entered the section playoffs with a 1-1 record along with a 1.91 ERA and 21 strikeouts • pitched eight innings in a section playoffs win where he struck out ten batters • struck out eight batters in a complete game win during the state tournament • graduated with honors.
PERSONAL Architecture major • son of Peggy Hogan and Dave Schulze • has three siblings, Kelsey (23), Jake (22) and Samantha (16) • lists taking a road trip to Ely, Minn. and winning the VFW state championship as his most memorable sports thrill • enjoys playing all sports including football and ping pong • born Nov. 24, 1997.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
Circling the Bases ... with Danny Kapala
1/19/2018 - Baseball
GopherSports.com asked the tough questions of Minnesota’s nine rookies ahead of the 2018 spring season. Next up, we get to know Gopher freshman left-handed pitcher Danny Kapala.
Offseason Outlook: Nebraska, St. John's, St. Louis
1/18/2018 - Baseball
Continuing an ongoing series previewing the Gophers' 2018 opponents week-by-week heading into the season opener.
Gophers Trio Rated Among Big Ten's Best
1/17/2018 - Baseball
Micah Coffey and Toby Hanson were named to College Baseball Daily's Preseason All-Big Ten Team; Luke Pettersen is an Honorable Mention.