Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
Minnesota won its Big Ten opener over Michigan
Ty McDevitt uses four scoreless innings for his first win of the season
Minnesota hosts St. Thomas Tuesday at 6:35 p.m.
2015 • SENIOR SEASON:
The Gophers’ Paul Fortin Scholar-Athlete • Academic All-Big Ten • played in seven games and had nine at-bats • saw time at second and short and as a pinch hitter.
2014 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Made seven starts, all at second or short • appeared in a total of 23 games and hit • reached base in nine straight contests • got on base at a .359 clip • batted .182 in 11 Big Ten at-bats • had a pinch hit sac-fly in a win over Louisiana Tech (3/2) • reached base three times and scored a run at Saint Mary's College (3/19) • had a pinch hit single against Michigan (4/5) • went 1-4 in a start at Iowa (4/20) • had an RBI and run scored in a home game against Augsburg (5/6) • walked twice in three plate appearances at Indiana (5/16) • entered as a pinch runner in both of the Gopher's Big Ten Tournament games (5/21-22) • Academic All-Big Ten.
2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten Team • played in a total of 11 games and made three starts at shortstop • came in as a defensive sub six times • set a career high in games (11), at-bats (9), and starts (3) • had at-bats against UCLA (2/16) and Western Michigan (2/23) • picked up his first career hit in a 6-1 win over Nebraska-Omaha (3/12) • started at shortstop against South Dakota St. (3/27) • pinch ran against Michigan (3/29) and came around to score • matched his career high in at-bats in two starts during a double header against Michigan (3/30).
2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in four games with one start • had three at bats • sat out the end of the season due to an illness • made his first collegiate at bat against West Virginia (3/3) • came in defensively during the Kansas game (3/1) and the Cal Poly game (3/17) • made his first start against North Dakota State (3/21) • had a sacrifice fly in the NDSU game and two putouts.
Graduated from Marina High School in 2011 • played for coaches Bob Marshall and Paul Renfrow • named second-team all-league his senior season • held a batting average of .387 his senior year • 2011 Lions Tournament champion and 2010 Darryl Kyle tournament champion • lettered in baseball his junior and senior seasons • held a grade point average of 4.43 and a four-year scholar athlete.
Marketing major • born December 4, 1992 • son of Philip Schaaf and Theressa Schaaf • has three siblings, A.J., Amy and Will • lists hitting his first and only home run his senior year in high school as his most memorable sports thrill.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
Casey & McDevitt Talk Analytics at SportCon
University of Minnesota assistant coaches Pat Casey and Ty McDevitt spoke about baseball analytics at SportCon hosted by the University of St. Thomas Tuesday.
Beav's Buddies: Episode 5 & Holiday Edition
Watch the latest episodes of Beav's Buddies hosted by Tyler "Beaver" Hanson. The last two episodes feature Toby Anderson in the Holiday Edition and Nick Lackney.
Around the Bases With Jack Wassel
Freshman Jack Wassel comes to Minnesota from Geneva, Ill. He was named all-conference and all-area his final two seasons at Geneva High School.