See what everyone is saying about the two Gophers selected in the 2017 MLB Draft.
The University of Minnesota had two Golden Gophers selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft over the last three days.
Senior pitcher “Beaver” Tyler Hanson will be hosting his own talk show up until the beginning of the season.
See how the Gophers ended up doing on their summer teams.
Gophers Brian Glowicki was named to the Northwoods League Postseason All-Star Team.
2017 • SENIOR SEASON:
Recorded 16 saves in 28 appearances • posted a 2-1 record with a 2.20 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 32.2 innings • opponents had a .216 batting average against • recorded six saves vs Big Ten opponents • tied for second most saves in the NCAA • Second Team All-Big Ten • Dick Howser Award semifinalist • College Baseball's Hall of Fame Pitcher of the Year semifinalist • set the program record with 16 saves in a season • was named the George Thomas Most Improved Player. Game Highlights: Picked up his first save of the season after a flawless inning at UC Irvine (2/18) where he struck out two batters • had a two strikeout game in 1.2 innings vs Seattle U (2/26) • struck out two batters en route to his seventh save of the season at Ohio State (3/24) • recorded two saves and three strikeouts in a doubleheader at Michigan State (4/1) • threw one inning at NDSU (4/11) where he struck out three batters • struck out two batters in one inning while picking up his 13th save vs Nebraska (4/22) • struck out three batters in two innings of relief in the second game of a doubleheader vs Purdue (5/19) • broke the program saves record by tossing 1.1 hitless innings with two strikeouts vs Indiana (5/24) at the Big Ten Tournament.
2016 SUMMER BASEBALL:
Made 16 appearances out of the bullpen for the St. Cloud Rox of the Northwoods League • had a 1.80 ERA, 11 saves and 27 strikeouts in 25 innings of relief • he was named to the Northwoods League Postseason All-Star Team and his St. Cloud Rox came in first place in the North Division.
2016 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Made 20 appearances out of the bullpen and held a 3.29 ERA • totaled 29 strikeouts in 27.1 frames and held opponents to a .250 batting average • recorded one save • struck out five in seven relief appearances in Big Ten play. Game Highlights: Struck out one in a flawless inning that closed out the 6-1 win versus Utah (2/19) • tossed 1.1 innings and limited the opposition to just two hits against Oregon State (2/21) • struck out two in 1.1 innings of work at Georgia State (3/5) • threw season-high 2.1 innings with a combined six strikeouts at Seattle U (3/12) and at Utah Valley (3/19) • tossed 2.2 innings with three strikeouts to help secure series at No. 23 Missouri State (3/25-26) • picked up a save after striking out two in 0.2 inning versus Iowa (4/1) • struck out one in 1.0 inning of work against Northern Illinois (4/6) • totaled two strikeouts in 1.0 frame out of the bullpen against North Dakota State (4/19) • tossed 2.0 flawless frames with one strikeout at Northwestern (4/23) • did not allow a single baserunner in two appearances in series win at Illinois (4/29-5/1) • struck out two in 2.2 innings of relief against Kansas (5/4) • netted a strikeout in appearances at South Dakota State (5/17) and against Ohio State (5/21) • scattered just one hit in 1.1 innings that included two strikeouts against Wake Forest (6/3) • earned the win after going 2.1 innings without allowing an earned run and striking out four in a matchup with Wake Forest (6/5).
2016 SUMMER BASEBALL:
Played for the St. Cloud Rox in the Northwoods League • went 5-0 in 25 relief appearances • maintained a 1.73 ERA in 25.0 innings pitched • held opponents to a .188 batting average and struck out 29 batters • recorded four strikeouts and three wins in final six relief appearances of the season.
2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Made 15 relief appearances • held a 6.17 ERA and 1-2 record in 35.0 innings • earned two saves • struck out 24 batters and walked nine. Game Highlights: Struck out one and allowed one run on four hits in 2.1 innings in his season debut at Houston (2/15) • notched three strikeouts, with two hits, one walk and an earned run in a 2.2-inning save at FGCU (2/27) • tossed 3.2 shutout innings with two strikeouts while picking up a win at Creighton (3/7) • pitched 3.1 scoreless innings with two strikeouts against Northwestern (3/28) • set season highs in strikeouts (four) and innings (4.0) in a scoreless outing vs. UC Irvine (5/3) • struck out two in 2.0 scoreless innings against Michigan State (5/16).
2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
First three appearances were scoreless • maintained a 3.47 ERA and .275 opponent batting average in 23.1 innings pitched • struck out 13 and walked four in 11 appearances • struck out five hitters in 6.1 innings of work in Big Ten play. Game Highlights: In his career debut, pitched three innings of scoreless ball, striking out one in a win over Northern Illinois (2/15) • struck out a career high three batters in 2.2 innings pitched against Purdue (3/11) • pitched 2.1 scoreless innings against Augsburg (4/2) • made one midweek start vs. NDSU (4/15), allowing one unearned run and four hits in a season-high 4.0 innings.
Graduated from Downers Grove South High School in 2013 • played for coach Darren Orel • went 8-2 in 2013 with a 1.30 ERA, 70 strikeouts and eight walks • in 60 innings pitched as a junior in 2012, held a 1.20 ERA and an 8-1 record with two saves while striking out 81 batters and walking only six • named All-West Suburban Gold Conference, all-area, honorable mention all-state and team MVP in 2012 • won the 2011 region title with Downers Grove South • played summer baseball with the Downers Grove Longshots.
Plans to major in kinesiology • son of Tom and Diane Glowicki • has an older sister, Jennifer • lists winning the regional championship as his greatest sports thrill • born Oct. 19, 1994.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
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