Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
How did a Montana native get to Minnesota? Find out in this edition of Gopher Spotlight.
Minnesota scored runs in the second, third and fourth to win, 7-3
Trailing 2-1, Minnesota scored six in the fourth inning for 27th win of the season.
Minnesota sweeps the Wildcats with a 7-1 win to improve to 7-2 in league action
Tom Windle struck out a career-high 12 as Minnesota beat Texas 5-1.
Matt Halloran missed a game-winning home run by inches as the Gophers lost to Omaha 10-9 in 11 innings.
The Gopher baseball team won its fifth game in a row with a 6-1 triumph over Nebraska Omaha.
The Gophers earned a split of a doubleheader with a 15-1 rout of Western Michigan.
The Gopher baseball team beat Western Michigan, 7-1, in its home opener.
2014 REDSHIRT SENIOR SEASON:
Hit .251 with 22 RBIs started 43 games, 36 at first base and seven at DH had a .994 fielding percentage in 332 chances started the season with a team-leading 12-game hit-streak tied for second on the team with 11 multi-hit games walked 15 times and struck out only 13 times in 175 at-bats had two unconventional walk-off RBIs during the season: drove in the winning run in the season opener vs. NIU with a fielder's choice (2/14), and was hit by pitch with the bases loaded to beat Purdue (5/11) in the Louisiana Tech series (3/1-2), went 6-for-14 (.429) with an RBI had four hits in 11 at-bats in the series at Michigan (4/4-6) hit 3-for-5 against Penn State (4/26) and Purdue (5/10-11) went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI at Florida State (5/3) had a hit in each Big Ten Tournament game (5/21-22) recipient of the team's David Chelesnik Jr. Award for courage, determination and perseverance Academic All-Big Ten.
2013 JUNIOR SEASON:
Hit .246 in 175 at-bats with 23 RBIs in 49 games started 48 games at first base second on the team in runs scored (27) fourth on the team in RBI (23) and at-bats (175) had 54 total bases (fifth on team) held a 10-game hitting streak (3/9-24) five multi-RBI games and 13 multi-hit games 7-of-9 in stolen base attempts led the team in HBP (10) maintained a .984 fielding percentage in a team leading 512 chances in the opening series against UCLA (2/15-17), went 5-12 (.417) with two RBI and a run scored produced a career high four RBI in a 7-1 win over Western Michigan (2/22) in the same series (2/23) went 2-3 with two RBI and two runs scored had an RBI single contributing to a 4-1 win against Utah (3/2) hit an RBI double in three at-bats in a winning effort over Nebraska-Omaha (3/12) reached base three times (2 H, 1 HBP) in three at-bats with a run against Indiana St. in the Kansas St. series (3/19-20), went 4-7 (.571) with a double and a walk tied a career high three hits against Texas (3/22) with two RBI scored a run and had two hits in an extra innings (10) loss to Texas (3/23) produced a hit, run scored, RBI and stolen base in a 7-0 win against Ohio St. (4/5) tied a career high two walks at Northwestern (4/13) went 3-12 (.250) with four RBI and three runs in a series win over Iowa (4/26-28) batted 5-13 (.384) with four runs and an RBI in the Penn St. series (5/3-5) started all four Big Ten Tournament games went 2-4 with a run scored against Indiana (5/23) produced a run, hit, HBP, and RBI in a 3-1 win over Illinois (5/24) Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 SOPHOMORE SEASON :
Academic All-Big Ten Paul Molitor Batting Champion with a team-best .318 batting average posted the team's second-best 201 at bats, had 77 total bases, a team-high 34 RBI, 13 doubles and scored 25 runs started and played in 54 of 56 possible games had 19 multiple-hit games and six multiple-RBI games held the team's longest hitting streak of the season at 14-straight games from Feb. 26-March 18 held the team's second best in hits (64) and 13 walks started at 26 games at first base and another 27 at third kicked off the season going 4-11 in the Big Ten/Big East Challenge (2/17-19) started his 14-game hit streak against UW-Milwaukee when he went 2-3 with two doubles and a RBI (2/26) named to the Dairy Queen Classic All-Tournament Team when he went 6-12 in the Gophers' home tournament opened the DQ Classic 2-4 with two runs scored and a RBI against New Mexico State (3/2) had two doubles, two runs scored and two RBI to lead the Gophers to an 11-3 win over West Virginia (3/3) went 6-11 in the Metrodome Classic vs. Stony Brook and Kansas (3/10-11) had another two doubles, two RBI and 2-3 day against the Seawolves in the 7-1 win (3/10) went 4-11 against Cal Poly and knocked in two runs (3/17-19) opened the Big Ten Conference season with a four RBI and three runs scored against Michigan (3/30-4/1) went 1-4 in each game against Northwestern in the series sweep (4/13-15) went 2-4 with two runs scored, a RBI and a double in the come-from-behind win over North Dakota State (4/25) after missing two games of the Nebraska series (4/11-13) due to injury, played in the series finale and went 3-5 with a RBI and a run scored had a season-best three RBI in the season finale win over Illinois (5/19).
2011 FRESHMAN SEASON :
Academic All-Big Ten batted .265 with 10 runs, 27 hits, three doubles, two triples and 18 RBI played in 39 games, including 23 starts of his starts, 11 came at first base, while 12 were as the designated hitter tied for third in RBI with 18 batted .293 against Big Ten Conference foes with six runs and 11 RBI in his first collegiate start, went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a triple in the 3-1 win over Sacramento State (3/16) went 1-for-3 in the 9-4 win over Cal Poly (3/27) led the Gophers to a Big Ten opener win over Purdue (4/1) when he reached base twice and was 1-for-2 with a double and a career-high four RBI went 2-for-3 with two RBI against Michigan State (4/8) was 3-for-4 with two RBI in the loss to Michigan State (4/10) added his second double of the season and went 2-for-5 with an RBI and run in the April 23, 3-2 win over Indiana went 3-for-5 against Michigan (5/7) with three runs and an RBI was 2-for-2 against North Dakota State (5/17) and had 2 RBI in the 8-5 win hit his first collegiate triple in the May 19 game against Ohio State also went 2-for-3 against the Buckeyes with a run and a walk had two hits and a walk during the Big Ten Tournament.
Redshirted the 2010 season.
Graduated from CMR Russell High School batted .393 with seven home runs, 20 doubles and seven triples, while going 8-0 with 37 strikeouts and a 4.39 ERA for the Great Falls Stallions Legion program in 2009 batted .437 with 56 RBI and 24 extra-base hits in 2008 two-time All-State honoree in Legion play named All-State in football as a junior and All-Conference in his junior and senior seasons three-time Academic All-State honoree and was a four-year starter at goaltender at "Midget AA".
Marketing major son of Paula and Terry Olinger lists most memorable sports thrill as winning 1-0 shootout victory in the Tier 2 National Hockey Championships enjoys fishing, hunting, reading and ping pong in his spare time born on May 25, 1990.
Minor League Wrap-Up: Sept. 15
University of Minnesota alumni concluded their minor league seasons this week with several cracking postseason play.
Minor League Round-Up: Sept. 8
Alumni are wrapping up their minor league regular seasons this weekend. Stay up to date on how these former Gopher student athletes are performing this season.
Gophers to host open tryouts in September
Gopher Baseball announced Tuesday that the team will host open tryouts later this month for potential student athletes looking to join the program.