The University of Minnesota will be placing 18 stuedent-athletes in summer leagues this year, setting an NCAA and Northwoods League record for most student-athletes placed in one program in back-to-back years.
At Sioux Falls Lincoln High School, Nolan Burchill played three sports and was named academic all-state twice.
The University of Minnesota's 2016 recruiting class has been ranked 52nd out of 100 recruiting classes in the nation by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
Head coach John Anderson and coaching staff announcing signing class for next season
2017 | FRESHMAN Was 2-2 in eight apperances as the midweek starter • posted a 4.23 ERA with 16 strikeouts in 27.2 innings pitched. Season Highlights: Struck out a career high six batters in his first collegiate game vs NDSU (2/28) where he allowed one earned run on two hits in 4.1 innings pitched • recorded his first career win vs South Dakota State (3/7) after going 3.2 innings and striking out one batter • only allowed one earned run vs NDSU (4/4) and struck out three batters for his second victory of the season • tossed 4.2 innings at Northern Illinois (4/25) where he gave up two earned runs and struck out two batters in a no decision.
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Sioux Falls Lincoln High School in 2016 • earned four letters in baseball, two in basketball and one in football • was named academic all-state in baseball and basketball • first team all-state three times and second team all-state in basketball once • three time all-conference in baseball and once in basketball • as a junior he pitched 32.1 innings where he averaged 1.6 strikeouts per inning • was 3-1 in 2015 with a 1.51 ERA and 51 strikeouts • only allowed 10 hits his junior season • was named all-state and all-region his sophomore season.
PERSONAL Economics major • son of Paula and Tom Burchill • has two brothers, Connor (21) and Max (14) • lists winning the state championship in football, basketball and baseball as his most memorable sports moments • father, Tom, played basketball and tennis at the University of South Dakota • born July 20, 1997.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
Eight to Join Gophers in Spring 2019
11/17/2017 - Baseball
John Anderson has announced the signing of eight athletes to its incoming class, each signing National Letters of Intent during the fall signing period.
Former Gopher McIntosh Joins Cape Cod Hall of Fame
11/16/2017 - Baseball
This Saturday, former Major Leaguer and Gopher Baseball alumnus Tim McIntosh will be enshrined in the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame along with seven others at the Chatham Bars Inn.
Vavra Believes Back Issues are Behind Him
11/10/2017 - Baseball
Terrin Vavra is a year removed from a back injury that affected his training the last two seasons and is ready to lead the Gophers on and off the field.