Continuing our look at the 2017-18 Gophers freshman class with pitcher Joshua Culliver
HIGH SCHOOL A 2017 graduate of Creighton Preparatory School • played four seasons and started three as a pitcher for coach Pat Mooney and Creighton Prep • ranked No. 3 overall prospect and the top-ranked right-handed pitcher in Nebraska by Prep Baseball Report • ranked No. 2 right-handed pitching prospect in Nebraska and top-400 nationally by Perfect Game • named a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game All-American Honorable Mention and All-Central Region Honorable Mention • named a 2016 Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention • earned All-State First Team honors during his senior season and Second Team honors during his junior campaign • earned All-Metro First Team honors during 2016 and 2017 • won two-straight Nebraska state high school championships, three-straight American Legion State Championships, and two-straight American Legion Regional Championships, including a National runner-up finish in 2017 • named Central Plains Regional All-Tournament Pitcher in 2016 • named to the American Legion World Series All-Tournament Team • earned the Jayson Jewelle Award during his senior season.
PERSONAL Born Joshua Anias Culliver on June 7, 1999 to Tracey Culliver • has one older brother, Jabaree Culliver • member of operations club and letterman's club while at Creighton Prep • outside interests including playing video games and playing fungo golf • plans to major in kinesiology at Minnesota.
Circling the Bases ... with Danny Kapala
1/19/2018 - Baseball
GopherSports.com asked the tough questions of Minnesota’s nine rookies ahead of the 2018 spring season. Next up, we get to know Gopher freshman left-handed pitcher Danny Kapala.
Offseason Outlook: Nebraska, St. John's, St. Louis
1/18/2018 - Baseball
Continuing an ongoing series previewing the Gophers' 2018 opponents week-by-week heading into the season opener.
Gophers Trio Rated Among Big Ten's Best
1/17/2018 - Baseball
Micah Coffey and Toby Hanson were named to College Baseball Daily's Preseason All-Big Ten Team; Luke Pettersen is an Honorable Mention.