Head coach John Anderson and pitching coach Todd Oakes have a glut of right-handed arms on the staff – and it’s a good thing
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
Minnesota scored runs in the second, third and fourth to win, 7-3
Minnesota improved to 5-2 in the Big Ten and 20-13 on the season
Minnesota hosts the Jackrabbits for the final time in the Dome
The Gopher baseball team won its fifth game in a row with a 6-1 triumph over Nebraska Omaha.
2016 • SENIOR SEASON:
Threw 2.0 innings of relief and struck out two versus Utah Valley (2/20) • came on in relief and tossed 1.0 inning at Campbell (2/28) • struck out two in 2.0 innings of work at Seattle U (3/16) • threw 1.2 innings and tallied a pair of strikeouts at Utah Valley (3/20) • earned first win of the season after coming out of the bullpen and tossing 2.0 flawless frames while adding two strikeouts against Northern Illinois (4/6) • tallied 1.2 scoreless innings of relief with one strikeout against South Dakota State (4/12) • struck out two and earned the win against North Dakota State (4/19) • tossed 1.0 flawless stanza with one strikeout at North Dakota State (4/26) • improved his record to 3-0 after throwing 4.0 innings in relief with a season-high four strikeouts in 19-7 win against Kansas (5/3) • pitched 2.0 frames out of the bullpen versus Indiana (5/6).
2015 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Co-recipient of the Gophers' David Chelesnik Jr. Memorial Award (perseverance, courage and ability to overcome obstacles) after recovering from arm surgery to return to the mound • made 14 relief appearances • had a 4.67 ERA, 1-3 record and one save in 17.1 innings • struck out 10 and walked eight • held a 1.80 ERA in four Big Ten appearances (5.0 innings) • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: At Texas, pitched in a game for the first time since February 2014 (2/21) • struck out two in 2.1 scoreless innings at FGCU (2/28) • allowed one hit and one walk in 2.0 innings at Richmond (3/17) • struck out a season-high three batters against Michigan, allowing one run on one hit (4/26) • had one hit, one walk and one strikeout in 2.2 innings against Kansas State (4/29).
Earned his first win by pitching three innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out two against Northern Illinois (2/15) • pitched 2.2 innings of scoreless relief in a loss to Creighton (2/24) • his season was cut short due to injury • Academic All-Big Ten.
2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Pitched a career high 37.0 innings with a 3-0 record to a 2.92 ERA • named to Academic All-Big Ten Team • led the team with a .177 opponent's batting average • fourth on the team in strikeouts (38) • his 37.0 innings pitch were good for fifth on the team • tied for third on the team with 16 appearances • had a 38:14 K:BB ratio • made five starts going 3-0 and allowing a measly 1.41 ERA • had a streak of three straight relief appearances allowing a run (2/17-27). Game Highlights: Struck out a career high (6) in 3.1 innings of relief against Dartmouth • picked up his first win of the season against Nebraska-Omaha (3/12) going 4.0 innings, allowing no runs, and striking out four • lasted 4.0 innings against Kansas St. (3/19) allowing only one run • struck out five in four innings in a winning start against South Dakota St. (3/27) • was credited with a win against Northwestern (4/12) pitching 3.0 innings in relief while striking out six • struck out five in 2.2 innings of work in a 5-3 win over North Dakota St. (4/24) • pitched against Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament (5/23) going 2.0 innings allowing no runs and striking out two Hoosiers.
2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Made nine appearances and three starts as a rookie • pitched 19.0 innings and a 2-0 record • struck out seven and allowed nine earned runs. Game Highlights: Made his collegiate debut against UW-Milwaukee when he pitched 1.0 inning (2/26) • also pitched in the New Mexico State game (3/1) and allowed one hit, walked two and struck out one • struck out a career-high four batters in 2.0 innings of work against Hamline (3/7) • made his first collegiate start against North Dakota State (3/21) • came in relief during the South Dakota State win (3/28) and went an inning • made his second start and pitched 3.0 innings against Augsburg (4/3) to hold the Auggies hitless and struck out two • tied a career-high longest performance when he went 4.0 innings and held Nebraska-Omaha scoreless (4/18) • pitched an inning in the final game at Siebert Field (5/1) when he struck out two.
Graduated from Eastview High School in 2011 and played for coaches Tom Strey and Mark Groebner • earned South Suburban Lake conference honors in 2009, 2010 and 2011 • three-year letterwinner in baseball • suffered an injury his senior year, limiting appearances • career leader in strikeouts with 133 in three seasons • ranks second in school history in innings pitched (133) and in wins, trailing only former Gopher and Eastview pitcher Allen Bechstein • selected as Eastview's pitcher of the year in 2009 and 2010 • also played hockey and was a three-year letterwinner.
Sociology major • son of Mike and Lori McDevitt • has three brothers, Jack, Cole and Dane • father, Mike, was a quarterback at Mankato State • uncle, Colby Vogt, was an NFL Europe and Arena football quarterback and currently fights mixed martial arts • lists playing in Cooperstown, N.Y. when he was 12 his biggest sports thrill • plays the piano and is an avid golfer • born February 1, 1993.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
Minnesota Falls in B1G Tournament Opener
Gophers play at 1 p.m. in an elimination game tomorrow afternoon against either Michigan or Ohio State
Anderson, Fiedler Highlight B1G Awards
10 Gophers honored by league office for outstanding regular seasons on the diamond
Minnesota Set to Begin B1G Tournament
Gophers face No. 8 seed Iowa to open the tournament at Omaha, Neb. on Wednesday at 5 p.m.