Check in on the week that was in Gopher baseball
A look at how the Gophers have fared on the diamond this summer
A look at how the Gophers are performing this summer
Check-in on current, former and future Gophers
2015 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON:
Made two appearances for a total of 3.1 innings with a 5.40 ERA • made his collegiate debut at Richmond, where he pitched a third of an inning (3/17) • pitched 3.0 innings in a start against St. John’s (3/31), striking out three, walking two and allowing four unearned runs on four hits.
Redshirted the season.
In summer 2014, played for the Green Isle Irish, a town team.
Graduated from Minnetonka High School in 2013 • played for coach Paul Twenge • a 2013 all-state and All-Lake Conference selection • helped the Skippers advance to the semifinals of the 2013 Class 3A state tournament, where Minnetonka eventually finished in third place • struck out 31 batters in 38 2/3 innings pitched as a junior in 2012 • played summer ball with Excelsior Legion • was also an all-conference football player.
Plans to major in marketing and communications • son of Lynn Walker and Brett Martinson • has a younger sister, Abby • lists playing the 14-year-old World Series as his greatest sports thrill • enjoys fishing • born Oct. 14, 1994.
Three Former Gophers Coach in State Tourney
Gopher Greats Bobby DeWitt, Terry Steinbach and Tim Loberg Coached in the 4A State Championship at Target Field.
Fiedler, Athmann on ABCA All-Mideast Roster
Both recent MLB draftees were named to the all-region second team on Wednesday.
Four Gophers from 2016 Selected in MLB Draft
Athmann, Fiedler, Jess, Sawyer all chosen in annual Major League Baseball Draft after outstanding 2016 campaigns