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Alex Tukey
Alex  Tukey

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, CA

High School:
Torrey Pines

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 175

Position:
RHP

Experience:
1

Bats/Throws:
R/R


04/16/2013

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

03/30/2013

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

03/24/2013

Minnesota Lose Final Game to Texas

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

03/20/2013

Kansas State Comeback Tops Gophers, 4-3

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

03/17/2013

Gophers Drop Series Finale to Sycamores

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

2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
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).

2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
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).

2010:
Redshirted the 2010 season.

HIGH SCHOOL:
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.

PERSONAL:
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.

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