Check in with what is going on in Micah Coffey's world.
Northwoods League ends with one Gopher claiming top prize.
Four Gophers compete in final NWL series
Northwoods League regular season comes to a close for Gophers
A look at how current, former and future Gophers are performing during the summer.
Split the season playing for the Kenosha Kingfish in the Northwoods League and the Joliet Admirals in the Midwest Collegiate League • won the NWL crown with the Kingfish • hit .308 and slugged at a .414 clip in 42 games • finished fifth on team in average over final 10 games, including postseason • totaled 52 hits, including nine doubles, three triples and a homer to go along with 23 RBI • touted a six-game hitting streak to begin the season with four being multi-hit contests.
2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in 32 games at third base and as designated hitter • batted .243 with nine runs and 10 RBIs • drew seven walks. Game Highlights: Debuted at Florida Gulf Coast (2/28) • registered his first collegiate hit, RBI and run scored going 1-for-3 at Richmond (3/17) • hit 2-for-3 with an RBI at Richmond (3/18) • hit 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs against Northwestern (3/29) • hit 2-for-3 with two RBIs, two walks, a run and a stolen base against North Dakota State (4/14) • went 2-for-4 with a run against Michigan State (5/15).
Graduated from Batavia High School in 2014 • played for coach Matt Holm • 2013 and 2014 Kane County Chronicle Male Athlete of the Year • two-time all-area and three-time All-Upstate Eight Conference selection • hit .368 with 10 doubles, a home run, 35 RBIs and 13 stolen bases to lead his team to a 33-4-1 record as a senior • as a junior, hit .395 with 12 doubles, three triples and three homeruns and led Batavia to a 27-6 season • started games at seven different positions • hit .350 over the summer • two-time all-conference and all-area honoree in football • all-state honorable mention after quarterbacking the Bulldogs to the 2013 Class 6A state championship, throwing 29 touchdown passes on the season • NFF Scholar-Athlete Award recipient • three-year starter, two year team scoring leader and 2013 first team all-conference selection in basketball • two-time football academic all-state selection • National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society member • academic all-conference and Illinois State Scholar.
Son of Brian and Lorene Coffey • has three brothers: Jordan, Jesse and Canaan • Jordan played baseball at Taylor University • born July 22, 1995.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
Herb Isakson Funeral Information
Former long-time volunteer assistant coach for the Minnesota baseball program Herb Isakson passed away recently.
Where Are They Now: Ryan Lefebvre
Ryan Lefebvre went from producing in pressure-packed moments as a Gopher to broadcasting those moments for the Kansas City Royals.
The Spirit of the Locker Room
Blog entry written by second-year infielder Luke Pettersen about the locker room.