Mark Tatera
Mark  Tatera

RS Junior

Eagan, Minn.

High School:
The Academy of Holy Angels

Last College:
Duke University

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190




Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals


Gophers Use a Four-Run Seventh to Get Past Augsburg

Trailing 1-0, Minnesota plated four runs in the bottom of the fourth for a 4-1 win


Anderson Collects 500th Career Conference Win With Northwestern Sweep

Minnesota sweeps the Wildcats with a 7-1 win to improve to 7-2 in league action


Fourteen Strikeouts and Abrahamson's Home Run Lifts Gophers to 4-2 Win

Minnesota improved to 5-2 in the Big Ten and 20-13 on the season


Gophers Fall in Second Game to Ohio State, 5-2

Minnesota played its second suspended game of the weekend

Started 49 games at catcher, first base, second base, third base and designated hitter • only Gopher to play in all 51 games •maintained a fielding percentage of .986 in 294 chances • hit .249 in 169 at-bats, while getting on base at a .355 clip • was second on the team with 25 RBI • had an eight-game hitting streak (4/26-5/11) •hit home runs at Louisiana Tech (3/1) and Iowa (4/20) • hit 4-for-5 with five RBIs in the series finale against Northern Illinois (2/16) • two-run double drove in two in the 10th at Louisiana Tech (3/1) • hit 4-for-5 with three doubles, three runs and three RBIs at St. Mary's (3/18) • went 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in an extra innings loss to Nebraska (4/13) • had two hits and two RBIs in the series finale at Iowa (4/20) • was 4-for-9 (.444) with an RBI in the three-game series against Florida State (5/3-4) • had four hits and three runs in two mid-week games against Augsburg (5/6) and Concordia-Moorhead (5/7) • reached base three times and came around to score twice in the home finale against Purdue (5/11) • Academic All-Big Ten • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

Academic All-Big Ten • played in 38 games with 89 at-bats with a .258 average batted in 13 runs • had a .977 fielding percentage in 43 chances • played all over the field in his 19 starts, making starts at first base (3 games), third base (4), right field (2), and designated hitter (10) • held a six game hit streak (2/29-4/12) • had five multi-hit games • led the team in triples (3) • slugged a .360 slugging percentage, fourth on the team • entered the game as a substitute 19 times • tied for third on the team in sacrifice bunts (3) • batted .286 and got on base at a .375 clip in Big Ten play • started two games in the Indiana St. series (3/16-17) went a combined 3-6 (.500) with two doubles, two runs, and an RBI • hit a career high four RBIs, while also producing two triples, two runs, and a walk at Kansas St. (3/19) • went 1-3 with two walks, an RBI, and a run scored in a loss to Michigan (3/30) • picked up three hits, three runs, and an RBI in a 7-0 win over Ohio St. (4/5) • batted in two in a pinch hit single against Augsburg (4/16) • played in three Big Ten Tournament games (vs. Indiana 5/23, Illinois 5/24, and Nebraska 5/24) • went 2-3 and a run scored in a win against Illinois (5/24).

Redshirted the season.

Played in 28 games with the Blue Devils, including eight starts • held a batting average of .205 with eight hits, five runs, seven RBI, two doubles and eight walks • also had four hit by pitch • held a on-base percentage of .392 • made the ACC Academic Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Academy of Holy Angels • team captain as a junior and senior• hit .419 with 10 extra-base hits and 19 runs as a senior on the way to all-state, all-metro and all-conference honors...named first team Academic All-State as a senior • selected to play in the Lion's All-Star Tournament • member of three consecutive conference championships • named team's defensive MVP • selected as a member of Team Minnesota and played in the Midwest Classic Baseball Tournament two-year letterwinner in soccer and three in academics after holding a GPA of 3.6 or higher • member of the National Honor Society • four-year honor roll student • garnered high honors and Honor of Distinction all four years • nine-time recipient of the Missota Conference Gold Award, given for owning a GPA of at least 3.5 during the sport season.

Majoring in biology, society and environment • born September 20, 1991 • son of Jim and Jane Tatera • has a brother, John, and a sister, Kim • father played baseball for the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Gophers Double Up No. 9 TCU to Open Series

Gophers Double Up No. 9 TCU to Open Series

3/16/2018 - Baseball

The Gopher Baseball team scored early and kept scrapping for runs, eventually doubling up No. 9 TCU, 6-3, in the first of a three-game series at Lupton Stadium on Friday night.

Gophers Make BTN Season Debut on March 25

Gophers Make BTN Season Debut on March 25

3/15/2018 - Baseball

BTN announced its 2018 live schedule for baseball and softball with the Gophers selected for four outings on the flagship network of the conference.

UT Arlington Stays Hot at Gophers' Expense

UT Arlington Stays Hot at Gophers' Expense

3/14/2018 - Baseball

The Gopher Baseball team could not keep pace with UT-Arlington, falling 13-5 in the team’s second stop during its Texas swing at Clay Gould Ballpark on Wednesday evening.

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