Alex Tukey
Alex  Tukey

RS Senior

San Diego, CA

High School:
Torrey Pines

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 175





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


Gophers Win Series With a Doubleheader Split and Win Friday

Minnesota fell in the first game, but bounced back in the second to take the series


Minnesota Lose Final Game to Texas

Gophers remained scoreless until the seventh inning to fall to the Longhorns 6-3


Kansas State Comeback Tops Gophers, 4-3

Despite a 3-0 lead, the Wildcats came back to win and split the two-game series


Gophers Drop Series Finale to Sycamores

Minnesota led 3-0 only to fall, 9-4 to Indiana State

Pitched five innings in five appearances • struck out four and allowed two earned runs• held an ERA of 3.60 • made his first appearance against Kansas (3/10) when he pitched an inning and did not allow a hit • pitched an inning against Kansas State (3/13) and North Dakota State (3/20) • struck out two in the Augsburg win (4/3) • pitched in the final game at Siebert Field and allowed two runs (5/1).

Appeared in eight games as a reliever and held an ERA of 5.40 in 10 innings pitched • competed in his first collegiate game against St. John's (2/18) and allowed one hit and struck out one • pitched an inning against Oklahoma State (3/6) and 1.1 innings vs. Gonzaga (3/13) • had two strikeouts in two innings against Sacramento State and allowed one hit • saw a career-high 2.1 innings pitched in the South Dakota State game 4/27) and had two strikeouts and allowed four hits and no runs • appeared in an inning against Iowa (5/1).

Redshirted the 2010 season.

Graduated from Torrey Pines High School in San Diego where he was coached by Matt Chess and Mike Whalstrom • named Honorable-Mention All-Conference at Torrey Pines and tied for a team-high with 15 appearances, primarily as a closer, in his senior season • part of a Torrey Pines team that finished 22-10 and won the Avocado League with a 12-3 record • also helped Torrey Pines make the sectional playoffs.

Majoring in communications • son of Robert and Joan Tukey • brother of former Golden Gopher swimmer Valerie Tukey (2004-08) • lists most memorable sports thrill as pitching four shutout innings against Poway High School, a team that had not been shut out in nine years • born on Dec. 21, 1990.


Eight to Join Gophers in Spring 2019

Eight to Join Gophers in Spring 2019

11/17/2017 - Baseball

John Anderson has announced the signing of eight athletes to its incoming class, each signing National Letters of Intent during the fall signing period.

Former Gopher McIntosh Joins Cape Cod Hall of Fame

Former Gopher McIntosh Joins Cape Cod Hall of Fame

11/16/2017 - Baseball

This Saturday, former Major Leaguer and Gopher Baseball alumnus Tim McIntosh will be enshrined in the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame along with seven others at the Chatham Bars Inn.

Vavra Believes Back Issues are Behind Him

Vavra Believes Back Issues are Behind Him

11/10/2017 - Baseball

Terrin Vavra is a year removed from a back injury that affected his training the last two seasons and is ready to lead the Gophers on and off the field.

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