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.


Gophers Pull Away Against Buckeye Bullpen

Gophers Pull Away Against Buckeye Bullpen

5/26/2018 - Baseball

Minnesota advanced to the Big Ten Tournament Championship by defeating Ohio State 8-1.

Meyer's Shutout Sends Gophers to Semifinals

Meyer's Shutout Sends Gophers to Semifinals

5/25/2018 - Baseball

The No. 11-ranked Gopher Baseball team scraped across three early runs against Illinois, and Reggie Meyer made sure that was all they needed as he tossed a complete game shutout for the 3...

Defense Shines as Gophers Take Tournament Opener

Defense Shines as Gophers Take Tournament Opener

5/23/2018 - Baseball

The No. 11-ranked Gopher Baseball team edged out Michigan State in the team’s Big Ten Tournament opener, 3-2, at T.D. Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska.

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