Continuing our look at the 2017-18 Gophers freshman class with infielder Jacob Hitz
HIGH SCHOOL A 2017 graduate of Prior Lake High School • played and started three seasons at shortstop and centerfield for Greg Nesbit and Prior Lake • ranked No. 25 overall prospect and No. 3 shortstop in Minnesota by Prep Baseball Report • ranked No. 15 overall prospect in Minnesota and No. 213 nationally by Perfect Game • named a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game All-American Honorable Mention and All-Central Region Second Team • earned All-South Suburban Conference honors for the Lakers • played four seasons for Twin Cities Baseball Academy and coach Brett Thorney • also played three seasons of varsity football, earning All-Conference honors as a quarterback.
PERSONAL Born Jacob Allen Hitz on October 13, 1998 to paretns Mary Lynn and Allen Hitz • has one sister, Claire • outside interests include boating, bowling, and basketball • plans to major in kinesiology with a minor in psychology at Minnesota.
Regular Season Finale vs Rutgers Canceled
5/19/2018 - Baseball
The planned regular season finale for the No. 12 Gopher Baseball team against Rutgers on Saturday has been canceled due to inclement weather.
Gophers Celebrate B1G Title, Edging Rutgers 5-3
5/18/2018 - Baseball
Minnesota won the Big Ten Regular Season Championship outright with a 5-3 victory over Rutgers
Gophers Clinch Share of B1G Title with Shutout
5/17/2018 - Baseball
Reggie Meyer and Max Meyer combined for Minnesota's sixth shutout of the season, defeating Rutgers 4-0.