Pitching coach Todd Oakes has five arms at his disposal who can make a large impact
Northwoods League ends with one Gopher claiming top prize.
Northwoods League regular season comes to a close for Gophers
A look at how current, former and future Gophers are performing during the summer.
Gophers well represented at Northwoods League annual showcase
2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Made season debut and tossed 1.2 innings with two strikeouts at No. 23 Missouri State (3/25) • struck out three in 2.0 flawless innings versus Saint Mary's (3/30) • notched a strikeout in 1.1 innings of work to help secure series win against Iowa (4/1) • tossed a scoreless innings that incldued two strikeouts at No. 25 Michigan (4/8) • earned a pair of wins after throwing 4.1 scoreless innings with seven strikeouts against Maryland (4/15-4/17) • struck out three in 1.1 innings without allowing an earned run at Northwestern (4/22) • tossed 2.0 scoreless frames with two strikeouts and earned first career save in series-opening win at Illinois (4/29) • set a career-high with seven strikeouts in 3.0 innings out of the bullpen in 19-7 win against Kansas (5/3) • totaled six strikeouts in 4.0 innings of work in series against Indiana (5/6-5/8) • earned the win after going 2.1 flawless stanzas with four strikeouts in a 4-3 series-opening win at Purdue (5/13).
Played for the St. Cloud Rox in the Northwoods League • appeared in 15 games and made eight starts • went 5-1 and held the second-lowest ERA among starters on the team with a 2.45 ERA • struck out 53 in 44 innings of work on the mound • named NWL Pitcher of the Week after slinging a one-hitter through seven innings • participated in the NWL Major League Showcase.
2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Pitched 18 times in relief • held a 1-3 record and 5.46 ERA in 28.0 innings • struck out 30 batters and walked 18. Game Highlights: Notched three strikeouts and allowed two runs in 2.0 innings in his collegiate debut at Texas (2/21) • pitched three consecutive scoreless outings at Florida Gulf Coast (3/1), at Creighton (3/7) and against James Madison (3/13) • threw 2.0 innings with three strikeouts against Michigan (4/25) • helped the Gophers toss a one-hitter with 1.0 inning against Kansas State (4/28) • fanned four in 2.1 shutout innings at North Daota State (5/5) • pitched a season-high 3.2 innings at Iowa and allowed one run on two hits (5/10) • tied a season high with four strikeouts against Michigan State (5/15).
Graduated from Legacy High School in 2014 • drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 36th round (1,073rd overall) of the 2014 MLB Draft • led Colorado Class 5A in strikeouts both as a senior (114) and as a junior (93) • held a 6-2 record and 1.45 ERA in 68 innings his senior year and pitched four complete games, include a 12-strikeout shutout • received second-team All-Colorado honors from the Denver Post in 2014 • twice named first-team Front Range League All-Conference • 2014 Legacy High School Male Athlete of the Year • posted a 4-2 record, 2.19 ERA and three complete games as a junior • coached by Ty Giordano • academic all-state first team 2011-14 • played fall and summer baseball with the Diamond Club and the Rockies Scout Team program.
Mechanical Engineering major • son of Chris and Theresa Gilbreath • has two sisters, Ellie and Lauren • born March 5, 1996.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
Minnesota Earns No. 1 Seed in B1G Tournament
Gophers to face Iowa in a rematch from the regular season on Wednesday night at 5 p.m. in Omaha, Neb.
Buckeyes Edge Gophers in Regular Season Finale
Minnesota collects 13 hits but the Buckeyes win on a 10th-inning home run in the teams' last game before traveling to Omaha
Gophers Claim B1G Regular Season Crown
Minnesota defeats Ohio State 4-3 for first conference regular season title since 2010