20 Bobby Juan  
Bobby Juan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
LaCrosse, Wis.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
OF/P

Experience:
2

Bats/Throws:
L/R


04/06/2013

Gophers Open New Siebert With 7-0 Win

Gophers defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 7-0 after the game was suspended due to weather delays

03/27/2013

Gophers Win Last Game at the Metrodome

Minnesota defeated South Dakota State 5-1 in the midweek match

03/16/2013

Meyer Stifles Indiana State with Complete-Game Shutout

The RHP had a career-high 11 strikeouts for his third win of the season

03/10/2013

Gopher Baseball Earns 5-3 Comeback Win to Sweep Series

Minnesota had 10 hits and 11 strikeouts for its 10th win of the season

03/09/2013

Gophers Use Early Lead to Win, 5-1 Over Western Illinois

Minnesota had all starting nine get a hit in the win

03/13/2013

Gophers Drop Mavericks

The Gopher baseball team won its fifth game in a row with a 6-1 triumph over Nebraska Omaha.

03/02/2012

Minnesota 8, NMSU 1

Minnesota opened the DQ Classic with an 8-1 win over New Mexico State.

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2013 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Played in 32 games and started 19 of those games in right field • hit five extra base hits in 66 at bats • had a .974 fielding percentage in 39 chances • received third letter • reached base in six consecutive games (3/8-16) • had two multi-hit games • fourth on the team in outfield starts • in the opening series against UCLA (2/15-17), went 4-11 (.364) with two extra base hits, two RBI, and one run scored • pitched an inning of relief against UCLA (3/16), striking out two • tied a career high with two walks against Western Illinois (3/8) • had two RBI in a 5-1 win over Western Illinois (3/9) • went 1-3 and a run scored against Nebraska-Omaha (3/13) • scored one of the three runs in a 3-0 win over Indiana St. (3/16) • hit an RBI double and came around to score in a 7-0 win over Ohio State.

2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Batted .307 for the season and .333 in Big Ten Conference play • had 14 multiple hit games • played in 53 of 56 possible games and started in 41 • ranked third on the team in hits (47) and total bases (72) for a slugging percentage of .471 • tied for first on the team with 18 walks • five multiple-RBI games • named to the Dairy Queen Classic All-Tournament Team • went 3-4 with three RBI, a double and a run scored in the 8-1 win over New Mexico State (3/4) • went 2-4 with a RBI and a run scored against Stony Brook (3/10) • hit a triple, a double and had a 3-3 night against Kansas (3/10) • opened the Big Ten Conference schedule with an inside-the-park home run, four RBI and went 2-4 against Michigan (3/30) • followed up with a 2-4 night against the Wolverines and knocked in two runs (3/31) • had a triple and a home run against Northwestern (4/15) • went 5-11 against Michigan State (4/21-22) • was 3-3 with a run scored and a double in the Gophers' extra inning win over the Spartans (4/21) • was 2-3 with a run scored in the come-from-behind win over North Dakota State (4/25) • hit a home run and three RBI while he scored two runs in the 8-2 win over Penn State (5/6) • went 6-11 against Illinois (5/17-19) • hit a home run and a double, and knocked in two runs against the Illini (5/18).

2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Saw action in 19 games, including five starts as a true freshman • had 48 at bats with eight hits, one home run, two runs, two RBI and a batting average of .167 • played in eight Big Ten Conference games and started in two • began his Gopher career when he was the designated hitter in the Louisville game (2/20) and had three at bats and a walk • on Feb. 27 against Delware State, earned his first career hit, home run, and RBI on a solo shot • went 1-4 against South Alabama (3/4) and had a hit and RBI • held a three-game hitting streak from April 2-April 8 • went 2-4 and 2-3 against Purdue (4/2) • followed the Purdue series and went 2-3 with a walk and run scored against Michigan State (4/8).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Graduated from Central High School • was coached by Nick Kalina • was named the Gatorade and Louisville Slugger State Player of the Year for the state of Wisconsin, and was also a Third-Team ABCA All-American • was a three-time All-State, All-Area and All-Conference honoree • in his senior season, he batted .603 with 14 home runs and 44 RBI in only 28 games • he continued that torrid hitting pace in the summer as he batted .530 with 52 runs, 11 home runs and 75 RBI in 41 games • led his team to back-to-back conference titles in 2009 and 2010 • collected 10 varsity letters with four in baseball, three in basketball and three in football.

PERSONAL:
Plans to major in Kinesiology • Son of Thomas and Theresa Juan • his dad was a former college teammate of Minnesota Assistant Head Coach Rob Fornasiere at Wisconsin-La Crosse • lists his biggest sports thrill as hitting a grand slam in the sectional final to get his team to the state tournament in his sophomore season • likes to go fishing in his spare time • born on Dec. 31, 1991.