Jake Stevenson and Jackson Rose led St. Cloud in the championships game
Multiple Gophers will be playing in summer leagues this year while alumni are playing in the minor leagues or independent ball. Keep up to date with them with our weekly Summer Roundup.
The University of Minnesota will be placing 18 stuedent-athletes in summer leagues this year, setting an NCAA and Northwoods League record for most student-athletes placed in one program in back-to-back years.
See how the Gophers ended up doing on their summer teams.
The latest info and stats of Gophers in their summer leagues.
2017 SUMMER BASEBALL Pitched for the St. Cloud Rox of the Northwoods League • won Summer Collegiate World Series title with the Rox • picked up the victory in the decisive game three of the championship series, striking out one in 5.2 innings of work • took the mound on 14 occasions including five starts for St. Cloud • posted a 2-1 record and 3.34 ERA in 43.0 innings, striking out 29 during the regular season.
2017 | SOPHOMORE Was 0-1 in nine relief appearances • posted a 4.63 ERA with seven strikeouts over 11.2 innings • opponents had a .256 batting average against. Game Highlights: Made his season debut vs NDSU (2/28) where he threw 1.1 hitless innings and struck out one batter • allowed one run on two hits while striking out one batter vs Hawaii (3/4) • struck out one batter in one scoreless inning at NDSU (4/11) • tossed two scoreless inningss vs Georgia State (5/2) where he picked up one strikeout • recorded one strikeout in one inning vs No. 10 Long Beach State (5/14).
2016 SUMMER BASEBALL Made three starts in four appearances for the St. Cloud Rox of the Northwoods League • had a 1-2 record with a 1.84 ERA and 15 strikeouts.
2016 | FRESHMAN Appeared in six games and made two starts on the hill • held a 3.48 ERA in 10.1 innings of work that featured eight strikeouts • held the opposition to a batting average of .217. Game Highlights: Made collegiate debut and threw 1.1 innings of relief at Seattle U (3/11) • pitched 2.0 innings of relief and tallied a pair of strikeouts while allowing just one hit against Augsburg (3/22) • earned the start against Saint Mary's (3/30) and set a career-high with four strikeouts • struck out two in 1.0 inning versus Northern Illinois (4/6) • got the starting nod and went 3.0 innings while only allowing two hits in win against North Dakota State (4/19) • appeared out of the bullpen at North Dakota State (4/26).
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Waconia High School in 2015 • was named Metro All-Star in Play Ball Series, all-state academic, Mr. Baseball finalist, all-metro team and AAA Player of the Year • Held a 7-1 record and 0.92 ERA during his junior season • struck out 64 batters and surrendered just 15 walks and 20 hits in 53 1/3 innings pitched • batted .403 with 16 runs, 17 RBIs and eight walks during a season that saw him earn All-Wright County Conference and all-section honors • as a sophomore, he had a 1.19 ERA, 30 strikeouts and two saves in 17.2 innings and batted .371 with 12 runs and 15 RBIs • played two years of varsity soccer, including one state tournament appearance, and four years of basketball for the Wildcats • NHS member and a four-time academic letterwinner and honor roll student.
PERSONAL Plans to major in sports management • son of Chuck and Kari Stevenson • born Mar. 24, 1997.
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