Patrick Fredrickson earned the Big Ten Pitcher and Freshman of the Year honors, while seven Gophers were named All-Big Ten.
Minnesota won the Big Ten Regular Season Championship outright with a 5-3 victory over Rutgers
Senior infielder Micah Coffey was named to the CoSIDA/Google Cloud Academic All-District 6 team on Thursday.
Minnesota settled for a series victory as Iowa salvage game three 5-3 on Sunday at Siebert Field.
Micah Coffey was named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week on Monday for his efforts in Minnesota's two-game series sweep of Purdue.
Men's Baseball vs. Arizona
2017 SUMMER BASEBALL Played for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks in the Cape Cod Baseball League • slashed .282/.366/.366 in 34 games for Hyannis • lifted a pair of home runs and five doubles, drove in 12 runs and scored 15 • selected to the 2017 Cape Cod League All-Star Game as a third baseman.
2017 | JUNIOR Received Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award • named All-Big Ten Second Team • had a .340 batting average while hitting four home runs and driving in 46 runs • batted .370 in Big Ten play, fifth highest in the conference, along with posting a .568 slugging percentage and a .402 on-base percentage • became the first Gopher to hit for the cycle since 2002 • Big Ten Player of the Week (5/8) • Perfect Game Player of the Week (5/8) • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: Was 2-5 with four RBI at UC Irvine (2/18) • collected three more hits in the second game at UC Irvine (2/19) • went 2-5 with two runs scored and one RBI vs Seattle U (2/24) • drove in two RBIs vs Iowa (3/5) in the Dairy Queen Classic • hit his first home run vs Missouri State (3/11) • was 2-4 at Sacramento State (3/16) •recorded two doubles vs NDSU (4/4) • picked up two RBIs on three hits at Indiana (4/14) • was 3-6 with two RBIs and two doubles at Indiana (4/15) • had two hits and scored one run vs Nebraska (4/23) • went 2-5 with one double at Northern Illinois (4/25) • went 2-3 with one walk and one run scored vs Illinois (4/28) • was 2-4 with one double and a triple vs Illinois (4/29) • had two RBIs on one hit and two stolen bases vs Georgia State (5/2) • went 4-6 with six RBIs, a career high, four runs scored and hit for the cycle at Penn State (5/6) • reached base four times with three hits and a walk at Penn State (5/7) • recorded three walks vs No. 10 Long Beach State (5/12) • hit his third home run of the season after going 3-3, scoring three runs and driving in two runs vs Rutgers (5/16) • went 3-5 with a home run, one double, two runs scored and two RBIs vs Northwestern (5/26) in the Big Ten Tournament • picked up three hits and two RBIs vs Iowa in the first game of the doubleheader at the Big Ten Tournament (5/27).
2016 SUMMER BASEBALL Played 26 games for the Kenosha Kingfish • had a .302 batting average in 86 at-bats where he hit one home run and drove in 14 RBIs • scored 13 runs and stole four bases.
2016 | SOPHOMORE Tabbed All-Big Ten Second Team • hit .333 and tied for the team lead with 42 RBI • touted a .524 slugging clip that featured 13 doubles, three triples and seven home runs • netted 18 mult-hit performances and had seven games with multiple RBI • closed the season on a 21-game hitting streak and reached base safely in the final 23 games of the season • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: Started at the hot corner for all four games to open the season in Surprise, Ariz. (2/19-2/21) and picked up a hit in each game, with an RBI coming in three of the contests • notched a season high with two hits at Campbell (2/26) • launched his first career home run in the series finale at Campbell (2/28) • hit 5-for-10 with two runs, three RBI, a double and a homer in series at Georgia State (3/4-3/6) • tallied a hit and totaled four RBI with one double and a triple in all four contests at Seattle U (3/11-3/16) • drilled three hits and capped a 10-game hitting streak at Utah Valley (3/18-3/20) • went 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI double against Augsburg (3/22) • set a season-high with three RBI on the back end of the doubleheader sweep at No. 23 Missouri State (3/26) • went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Saint Mary's (3/30) • notched an RBI single against Iowa (4/1) • set a career-best mark by drawing four walks versus Northern Illinois (4/6) tied a season-high and led the club with three hits in opening series win at No. 25 Michigan (4/8) • laced a single and scored a run against South Dakota State (4/12) • scored two runs and drilled a single versus Maryland (4/17) • netted three hits, including an RBI triple, at Northwestern (4/22-4/24) • went 2-for-4 and scored a run at North Dakota State (4/26) • collected three hits, including a homer, scored twice and added four RBI in the series-clinching win at Illinois (5/1) • laced six hits, including one double and a roundtripper, and scored four times in non-conference sweep of Kansas (5/3-5/4) • hit two home runs and totaled three RBI, while score three times against Indiana (5/6-5/8) • netted three runs, a double and one homer at Purdue (5/13-5/14) • went 6-for-12 with a double and a triple and scored the game-winning run that clinched the Big Ten regular season title against Ohio State (5/19-5/21) • picked up a pair of hits in games against Iowa (5/25) and Michigan (5/26) at the Big Ten Tournament • netted a pair of hits, including a double, in contests against Wake Forest (6/3) and Binghamton (6/4) • racked up two RBI and laced a double versus Wake Forest (6/5) • scored a run and hit a single back up the middle at Texas A&M (6/5).
2015 SUMMER BASEBALL 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 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).
HIGH SCHOOL 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.
PERSONAL 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
No. 11 Gophers Open B1G Tournament Wednesday
5/22/2018 - Baseball
The No. 11-ranked Gopher Baseball team opens the Big Ten Tournament Wednesday against Michigan State, a team they hosted less than two weeks ago at Siebert Field.
Fredrickson Highlights All-Big Ten Honors
5/22/2018 - Baseball
John Anderson received the Big Ten Coach of the Year honor for the eighth time in his career.
Max and Reggie Meyer Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors
5/21/2018 - Baseball
Reggie Meyer received the Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor while Max Meyer was named the Freshman of the Week.