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
Hanson Ranked Among Top Seniors for MLB Draft
1/16/2018 - Baseball
D1Baseball.com ranked Gopher Baseball senior first baseman Toby Hanson among the top seniors available for the upcoming 2018 MLB Draft.
Circling the Bases ... with Jacob Hitz
1/12/2018 - Baseball
Continuing our look at the 2017-18 Gophers freshman class with infielder Jacob Hitz.
Offseason Outlook: George Washington, UTA, TCU
1/11/2018 - Baseball
Continuing an ongoing series previewing the Gophers' 2018 opponents week-by-week heading into the season opener.