Head coach John Anderson and pitching coach Todd Oakes have a glut of right-handed arms on the staff – and it’s a good thing
Northwoods League ends with one Gopher claiming top prize.
A look at how current, former and future Gophers are performing during the summer.
A look at how the Gophers have fared on the diamond this summer
Check-in on current, former and future Gophers
Played for the Mankato MoonDogs in the Northwoods League • appeared in six games and made two starts on the hill • went 0-2 with a 9.76 ERA in 15.2 innings pitched • struck out seven and walked 11 • surrendered the fewest extra-base hits on team among pitchers to hurl double-digit innings on the season.
2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Made seven appearances, including four starts • had a 9.00 ERA and 1-2 record in 13.0 innings pitched • struck out six and walked seven. Game Highlights: In his collegiate debut at Florida Gulf Coast, struck out two in a shutout inning of relief (3.1) • made his first start at Richmond, going 3.2 innings (3/18) • pitched a season-high 4.0 innings in a start vs. North Dakota State, striking out one and allowing one run (4/14) • allowed one hit and struck out one in 1.2 innings against South Dakota State (4/22).
Graduated from Totino-Grace High School in 2014 • All-Northwest Suburban Conference in 2013 and 2014 • went 5-2 with a 1.10 ERA as a senior • played for the Metro West in the 2014 Play Ball! Minnesota High School Baseball All-Star Series • 5-2 with a 1.11 ERA as a junior, helping the Eagles share the conference title • coached by Mike Smith • for the Totino-Grace Legion team in 2014, had a 1.40 ERA, 6-3 record • also an all-conference basketball player.
Son of Bob and Phoebe Meyer • Bob played baseball for Minnesota (1980-83) and Phoebe played tennis at St. Thomas • older brother Ben is a senior pitcher for the Gophers • has three sisters: Jamie, Jody and Carla • born July 27, 1995.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
Pitching Coach Todd Oakes Passes Away At 55
Minnesota assistant baseball coach Todd Oakes passed away today after a courageous and public battle with leukemia. Oakes, who coached the Minnesota pitching staff, was 55.
Gophers Drop Out of B1G Tournament
Minnesota falls to Michigan 3-2 in an elimination game on Thursday at TD Ameritrade Park
Minnesota Falls in B1G Tournament Opener
Gophers play at 1 p.m. in an elimination game tomorrow afternoon against either Michigan or Ohio State