Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
The Gophers used two pitchers to complete the 2-0 shutout
Minnesota scored runs in the second, third and fourth to win, 7-3
Trailing 2-1, Minnesota scored six in the fourth inning for 27th win of the season.
Trailing 1-0, Minnesota plated four runs in the bottom of the fourth for a 4-1 win
Minnesota rallied for a 3-2 win over Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
Matt Halloran missed a game-winning home run by inches as the Gophers lost to Omaha 10-9 in 11 innings.
The Gopher baseball team won its fifth game in a row with a 6-1 triumph over Nebraska Omaha.
Michael Handel hit a solo home run in the top of the sixth inning to break a 2-2 tie in a 4-2 win at the Metrodome.
The Gophers earned a split of a doubleheader with a 15-1 rout of Western Michigan.
2012 JUNIOR SEASON:
Third-Team All-Big Ten Academic All-Big Ten named the Richard "Chief" Siebert Most Valuable Player the only Gopher play to see action in all 56 games and start in 50 batted .314 and led the team in runs scored (31) and hits (65) and tied for second in RBI production (27) and doubles (11) had 16 walks, which ranked third on the team had a team-high 20 multiple-hit games ended the season with a 12-game hit streak and reached base safely in 22 straight games hit in the leadoff or No. 2 spot in 46 games batted .324 in Big Ten Conference games in a team-high 102 at bats opened his junior season with a 2-4 game, two runs scored and a RBI against Louisville (2/17) walked a career-high four times and scored two runs in the 11-3 win over West Virginia (3/3) hit an inside-the-park home run against Stony Brook (3/10) to lead the Gophers to a 7-1 win followed up with a triple and went 2-4 against the Seawolves (3/11) went 5-10 in the Cal Poly series win (3/17-19) had the game-winning RBI walkoff single to lead the Gophers to a 4-3 win over the Mustangs (3/19) went 3-3 with a RBI, a run scored and two stolen bases in the 2-1 win over Northwestern (4/14) his second stolen base against the Wildcats proved to be the game-winning run as he delayed a steal to home went 5-6 in the Nebraska-Omaha series (4/17-18) had the last Gopher hit in Siebert Field history (1979-2012 facility) when he belted a grand slam against St. Thomas (5/1) after going hitless against Iowa (4/27), went on a tear at the end of the season and went 23-57 with 10 runs scored in nine of the 12 last games, had multiple hits went 7-14 in the Penn State series (5/4-6) scored two runs and had a double in the season finale win over Illinois (5/19).
2011 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten batted .242 with 16 runs, 32 hits, eight doubles for eight RBI had 10 walks played in 45 games, including 35 starts started in left field for 34 games with one start as the designated hitter batted .270 in Big Ten Conference action earned his first RBI of the season in the 6-4 win over Towson (2/26) went 3-for-3 with a double and run in the March 6 game against Oklahoma State batted and walked twice against Michigan State (4/10), producing a run went 2-for-4 with two runs in the 7-4 win over Northwestern (4/15) was 1-for-4 with a run and RBI in the April 23 win over Indiana went 2-for-4 with two runs in the May 8 win over Michigan went 5-for-12 in the Penn State series (5/13-15) was 1-for-4 with a run and a walk to help the Gophers to a 3-2 win over PSU (5/14) followed with a 3-for-4 day on May 15 with a double and RBI started a season-high six-game hitting streak when he went 2-for-4 against Ohio State (5/19) during the Big Ten Tournament, had four hits, two runs, two RBI and one double held a season-high two RBI in the 8-2 win over Penn State (5/26) went 1-for-4 in both of the wins against Ohio State (5/27) and Purdue (5/27).
2010 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Batted .297 with 23 runs, three triples, 16 RBI, and one home run made his collegiate debut and recorded his first career hit on March 10 against St. Thomas, going 1-for-6 went 1-for-3 with two RBI against Purdue on April 4 was 2-for-3 with a run scored against South Dakota State on April 14 went 2-for-3 with a career-high three RBI against Indiana on April 23 was 3-for-4 with one RBI and his first career homerun, a shot into the upper-deck in right-field at the Metrodome against Penn State on May 15 had a 13-game hitting streak, raising his average from .245 to .305 (from May 7-June 4) went 2-for-5 with one RBI and a run scored against Ohio State on May 22 was 2-for-5 with two RBI, two runs, and two doubles against Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament on May 27 went 1-for-4 with a run scored against No. 7 Cal State Fullerton in NCAA Regional play on June 4.
Graduated from Sauk Rapids-Rice High School where he was coached by Jeff Hille named All-Conference and All-Area as a senior collected honorable-mention honors in those areas in his sophomore and junior seasons was named Academic All-State in 2009 as well batted .333 with 20 runs and 15 RBI as a senior in his junior season, he batted .402 with 33 hits, four home runs, 26 runs and 18 RBI had a .392 average with 16 runs and 10 RBI as a sophomore led team to a sectional runner-up finish as a junior lettered three years in hockey and baseball.
Major is kinesiology son of Dick and Cathy Henkemeyer lists taking third at the Babe Ruth World Series in 2006 and being named batting champion and taking second at the Class C State Amateur tournament as his biggest sports thrills born on Nov. 24, 1990.
Gophers Adapt and Grow in Fresh Fall Format
A string of injuries to position players proved a blessing in disguise as Gopher Baseball changed up the format during fall ball and saw growth around the diamond.
Gophers welcome fans to six open scrimmage dates
As the fall practice season continues, Gopher Baseball can announce dates for six open scrimmages over the next three weeks.
Minor League Wrap-Up: Sept. 15
University of Minnesota alumni concluded their minor league seasons this week with several cracking postseason play.