Minnesota followed up a 9-run effort with an 11-spot in a comeback victory for a sweep of Kennesaw State
Continuing our look at the 2017-18 Gophers freshman class with pitcher/infielder Max Meyer
PerfectGame's Big Ten Preview highlighted a quarter of Gophers, naming Max Meyer the Preseason Freshman of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL A 2017 graduate of Woodbury High School • played four years and started three as a pitcher and infielder for coach Kevin McDermott at Woodbury • ranked No. 2 prospect in Minnesota and No. 114 nationally by Prep Baseball Report • ranked No. 8 prospect in Minnesota and no. 128 nationally by Perfect Game • named a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game All-American Honorable Mention and Second Team All-Central Region • earned All-Suburban East Conference selections during each of his final three years with the Royals program • a two-time All-State selection and three-time All-Section honoree • named a finalist for the Pioneer Press Player of the Year in both 2016 and 2017 • named to the Star Tribune's All-Metro First Team in 2017 • landed on the All-State Tournament team for the Minnesota State High School League • earned Academic All-State selection during his senior campaign • played two seasons of club ball for East Metro, coached by former Gopher Brian Raabe • also played hockey, lettering three years as a forward • selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 34th round of the 2017 MLB Draft.
PERSONAL Born March 12, 1999 to parents Kathy and Kent Meyer • has one older brother, Ben • earned Woodbury High School's Academic Award annually from freshman to senior years • father played football and mother played soccer each while attending St. Olaf College • outside interests include fishing, tennis, and other sports • plans to major in sport management at Minnesota.
Gophers Roll BC in First Official Florida Outing
2/23/2018 - Baseball
In its first official outing in Florida, the Gopher Baseball team dominated Boston College, 14-1, at North Charlotte Regional Park on Friday afternoon.
Twins Best Gophers in Walk Off, 2-1
2/22/2018 - Baseball
The pitcher's duel between the Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Gophers came down to a ninth-inning walk off.
Minnesota's Premier Teams Take Diamond Thursday
2/21/2018 - Baseball
The Gophers take on the Twins in an exhibition outing in Ft. Myers, Florida ahead of Minnesota's trip to the Snowbird Classic.