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Senior pitcher “Beaver” Tyler Hanson will be hosting his own talk show up until the beginning of the season.
See how the Gophers ended up doing on their summer teams.
The latest info and stats of Gophers in the majors, minors and summer leagues.
2017 • SENIOR SEASON:
Made two starts in 19 appearances where he had a 4-4 record • posted a 3.88 ERA with 32 strikeouts as opponents had a .250 batting average against him • tossed 6.2 innings in the Big Ten Tournament where he only allowed one run on two hits and struck out four batters • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: Picked up his first win of the season in 3.2 innings of relief vs Seattle U (2/24) where he struck out three batters • made a four inning start vs Hawaii (3/2) where he allowed three runs on six hits and picked up three strikeouts • allowed only one hit vs Missouri State (3/10) while striking out two batters • struck out one batter in 1.1 innings at Ohio State (3/24) • tossed two scoreless innings at Michigan State (4/1) • only allowed one hit in one inning of work at NDSU (4/11) • struck out one batter in two innings of work at Indiana (4/15) • recorded three strikeouts in 2.2 hitless innings vs South Dakota State (4/18) • struck out two batters and allowed on run in two innings vs Nebraska (4/23) • threw three innings of relief vs Georgia State (5/3) where he struck out three batters • rang up two batters in two scoreless innings vs No. 10 Long Beach State (5/13) • made his second start of the season vs Rutgers (5/16) where he struck out a season high four batters in 5.1 innings • only allowed one earned run vs Northwestern (5/26) in the Big Ten Tournament • struck out three batters in 2.2 hitless innings vs Iowa (5/27) in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
2016 SUMMER BASEBALL:
Made six starts for the Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods League • pitched 37 innings where he had a 4-1 record with a 3.40 ERA and 30 strikeouts.
2016 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Appeared in 17 games and had six starts on the hill • maintained a 4-2 record and struck out 36 in 56.0 innings • tied for the lowest mark on the team with 11 walks • in six appearances in Big Ten play, held a 1.12 ERA with 14 strikeouts compared to just two walks in 16.0 innings of work • went six appearances (16.2 innings) without allowing an earened run • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: Got the nod on the mound and went 4.0 innings, allowing three earned runs against Oregon State (2/21) • earned the win in 6.0 innings of work with four strikeouts at Campbell (2/28) • tossed 5.0 innings and struck out three in start at Georgia State (3/6) • threw a season-high 6.1 innings and totaled four strikeouts with just two earned runs at Seattle U (3/14) • made the start and went 3.0 innings with two strikeouts in series finale at Utah Valley (3/20) • competed at No. 23 Missouri State (3/26) and threw 2.2 innings allowing only one hit and struck out one • tossed 4.1 shutout innings of relief and struck out a career-best six versus Iowa (4/3) • threw 3.0 frames without allowing a run and struck out three to key series victory at No. 25 Michigan (4/8) • did not allow a baserunner in 1.0 inning of work against North Dakota State (4/19) • struck out three in 3.0 innings out of the bullpen at North Dakota State (4/26) • kept the opposition off the board in 1.1 innings of work to secure series win at Illinois (5/1) • earned the win in a start that featured two strikeouts in 2.0 frames against Kansas (5/4) • hurled the final 5.0 stanzas in a relief spot and allowed just three baserunners with four strikeouts to guide team to series-opening victory at Purdue (5/14) • tossed 2.0 flawless frames that included a strikeout in relief appearance against Ohio State (5/21) • threw 2.2 innings out of the bullpen in the Big Ten Tournament opening round matchup with Iowa (5/25) • scattered two hits in 4.1 frames and struck out two in a relief appearance at Texas A&M (6/5).
2015 SUMMER BASEBALL:
Played for the Willmar Stingers in the Northwoods League • made 11 starts on the mound and maintained a 3.39 ERA with a 5-3 record • hurled 66.1 innings and struck out 46 compared to just 15 walks • ERA mark was team's lowest among starters • held opponents to a .240 batting average.
2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Held a 4.82 ERA in 14 relief pitching appearances • batted .185 in 27 at-bats, as a first baseman and designated hitter • struck out nine batters and walked seven in 18.2 innings • scored three runs, drove in three and hit one home run • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: Threw a season-high 2.2 innings in relief, allowing one earned run in his first appearance at Texas (2/22) • pitched the eighth inning of Minnesota's combined no-hitter at Creighton (3/8) • struck out two in 1.0 inning pitched against Monmouth (3/15) • hit his first career home run, and went 1-for-4 with two RBIs at Richmond (3/17) • picked up a save at Rutgers (4/4) • earned a save with 1.2 innings pitched against Penn State (4/18) • went 1-for-2 with a run and a walk against Michigan (4/26) • went 1.0 scoreless at Iowa (5/8) and 2.0 scoreless against Michigan State (5/15).
2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Started 13 games, eight at first base • batted .184 in 38 at-bats • had a fielding percentage of .955 in 66 chances. Game Highlights: hit 2-for-3 with two RBIs in his debut against Northern Illinois (2/15) • made three starts at Northwestern (3/22-23), going 3-10 (.300) in the series win • picked up an RBI against Michigan State (3/29) • went 1-for-2 with a walk against Concordia-Moorhead (3/7) • pitched in six games with a 3-0 record • had a 3.77 ERA in 14.1 innings • received his first career win by holding Creighton without a run in 2.1 innings pitched (2/21) • allowed one earned run in 2.0 innings pitched versus Michigan State (4/5) • made a start against Augsburg (5/6), allowing no runs and two hits, while striking out two.
Graduated from Burnsville High School in 2013 • played for coach Mike Scholl • all-state, All-South Suburban Conference, and a Mr. Baseball finalist • batted .424 as a senior with two homeruns and 20 RBI, adding two wins on the mound • played for the East in the Play Ball! Minnesota High School All-Star Series • in summer 2013, named regional MVP after leading the Burnsville Cobras to the American Legion World Series • was 10-1 pitching over the summer in 2013 • part of Burnsville's 2011 state championship team • Burnsville won back-to-back conference titles in 2011 and 2012 • batted .433 with 18 doubles and held a 7-1 pitching record with a .54 ERA and .87 WHIP during 2012 Legion ball.
Sports Management major • son of Ed and Becky Hanson • has a younger brother, Eric • was a high school teammate of current Gophers Matt Stemper and Dan Motl • lists Burnsville's 2011 state title as his most memorable sports thrill • enjoys watching movies and TV, and can juggle • born July 29, 1994.
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