Junior pitcher recognized for outstanding fielding during Northwoods League campaign
Northwoods League ends with one Gopher claiming top prize.
Northwoods League regular season comes to a close for Gophers
A look at how current, former and future Gophers are performing during the summer.
Gophers well represented at Northwoods League annual showcase
2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Made 10 appearances, including seven starts, for a total of 42.0 innings pitched • had a 1-0 record and 5.14 ERA • Game Highlights: Made his first career Big Ten start against Northwestern, allowing one run on three hits in 6.0 innings (3/28) • registered four strikeouts and allowed one run in 5.0 innings against South Dakota State (4/22) • was perfect through 5.1 innings and allowed his only hit of the game after 6.1 in a season-long outing of 7.0 innings against Kansas State (4/28) • struck out a season-high five batters in 4.2 innings at North Dakota State (5/5).
2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Made 12 appearances, including one midweek start • held a 2-1 record and 3.33 ERA in 27.0 innings pitched • had a 0.00 ERA with no walks in four Big Ten appearances. Game Highlights: Debuted against Northern Illinois (2/16), allowing two hits and a run in 2.1 innings • made his first start at St. Mary's and struck out a season-high three batters in 2.2 innings (3/18) • longest outing lasted 4.1 innings in relief against Northwestern, when he struck out two and allowed two hits (3/22) • earned his first win against Augsburg with 3.2 innings of scoreless, two-hit relief (4/2) • notched a win after 2.0 shutout relief innings against North Dakota State (4/15).
Graduated from Skyview High School in 2013 • played for coach Ryan Bobo • named to Idaho's all-state team twice • entered the 2013 state tournament with a 6-1 record, two saves, a 2.25 ERA, 63 strikeouts and just 18 walks in 53 innings pitched • Skyview finished second in the Class 4A tournament • as a junior in 2012, posted a 0.98 ERA, and 11-1 record and 83 strikeouts while allowing only 19 walks and 47 hits in 72 innings pitched • American Legion all-star • also an Idaho Class 4A All-State selection and the Southern Idaho Conference Player of the Year in basketball, helping his team finish third in the 2013 state tournament.
Plans to major in sport management • son of Jeff and Kim Anderson • has two older siblings, Samantha and Tanner, and a younger sister, Molly • Anderson's father, Jeff, was a college teammate of Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes at Nebraska • lists going to the state tournament in baseball and basketball as his greatest sports thrill • enjoys hanging out with friends • born Nov. 10, 1994.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
Around the Bases with Matt Fiedler
Junior Matt Fiedler has been all over the diamond early in his Gophers career.
Around the Bases with Jeff Fasching
Jeff Fasching, a sophomore pitcher, tossed eight innings of relief for the Gophers last season.
Around the Bases with Luke Pettersen
After a successful first season with the Gophers, Luke Pettersen enters his sophomore season on campus.