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Connor Schaefbauer


Sioux Falls, S.D.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180




Gopher Baseball Pounces Nittany Lions, 11-2

Trailing 2-1, Minnesota scored six in the fourth inning for 27th win of the season.


Schaefbauer Named Big Ten Rookie of the Week

After posting four RBI, and reaching base nine times at Iowa, he receives rookie of the week honors


Gophers Use a Four-Run Seventh to Get Past Augsburg

Trailing 1-0, Minnesota plated four runs in the bottom of the fourth for a 4-1 win


Anderson Collects 500th Career Conference Win With Northwestern Sweep

Minnesota sweeps the Wildcats with a 7-1 win to improve to 7-2 in league action


Gophers Clinch Series With 6-3 Win at Northwestern

Minnesota scored three runs on Northwestern wild pitches to aide in win


Gophers Rally Past Illini

Minnesota rallied for a 3-2 win over Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.


Gophers Split Doubleheader

The Gophers earned a split of a doubleheader with a 15-1 rout of Western Michigan.

Named to All-Big Ten Third Team • earned first letter • played in 47 games with 136 at-bats with a .279 batting average, 18 RBIs and a .359 on-base percentage • Started 37 games at second base • had a .993 fielding percentage in 145 chances while fielding 18 double plays • had 10 multi-hit games • held the longest hitting streak (12 games) and reached base streaks (16 games) on the team • batted from the lead-off spot 19 times • 4-5 in stolen base attempts • third on the team in walks (17) and on-base percentage (.359) • fourth on team in batting average (.279) • hit .313 in Big Ten play • made first career start at second base against UCLA (2/16) • pinch-hit in a 7-1 win over Western Michigan (2/22) and ended up 2-2 with a run scored • repeated the 2-2 performance the next day against Western Michigan (2/23) while batting in two runs and hitting a double • started against Western Illinois (3/10) and hit an RBI single and RBI double • walked and hit an RBI single in a 6-3 loss to Texas (3/24) • produced two hits and an RBI in four at-bats in a win over Ohio St. (4/5) • went 5-13 (.385) with three RBI and two runs in a three-game sweep of Northwestern (4/12-14) • batted in four runners, scored three times, and walked three times in the Iowa series (4/26-28) while going 4-13 (.308) • reached base four times and scored twice in a 2-3 effort in a 11-2 victory over Penn St. (5/3) • went 1-3 with a walk and run scored against Nebraska (5/11) • started all four games of the Big Ten Tournament (5/22-24) picking up three hits.

Played With O'Gorman and Sioux Falls East Legion • member of the 2011 state championship legion team and the 2012 and 2010 runner-up championship teams • in 2011 with East Legion, hit .464 with 22 doubles, six triples, 30 stolen bases and a .522 on-base percentage with just eight strikeouts in 205 at-bats. In 2011, he and the Sioux Falls East team won the South Dakota State Championship in 2011 • named the most valuable player after hitting .419 for the state runner-up team in 2010 • with O'Gorman, three-time, first-team all-state selection • as a junior, hit .471 batting average and 37 RBI • standout basketball and football athlete • led O'Gorman to a South Dakota Class 2A state championship in basketball and named to the all-tournament team • 2012 all-state honoree and AA Basketball's Player of the year • O'Gorman's starting quarterback his final two seasons • National Honor Society member.

A 2012 graduate of O'Gorman High School • born August 9, 1993 • son of Keith and Ann Schaefbauer.