Feb. 19, 2014
The American Sports Builders Association recognized the University of Minnesota's Siebert Field with a 2013 Distinguished Single Field Facility Award for excellence in design and construction. The Gopher baseball team will play its second season in the facility this year.
Ground broke for new Siebert Field in June of 2012 and the field was completed in September of the same year. The Gophers' first game there was against Ohio State on April 5, 2013.
Kiefer Specialty Flooring installed the Mondo Sport Turf playing surface, DLR Group was the facility's architect and PCL Construction was the general contractor for the project.
Pitching Coach Todd Oakes Passes Away At 55
Minnesota assistant baseball coach Todd Oakes passed away today after a courageous and public battle with leukemia. Oakes, who coached the Minnesota pitching staff, was 55.
Gophers Drop Out of B1G Tournament
Minnesota falls to Michigan 3-2 in an elimination game on Thursday at TD Ameritrade Park
Minnesota Falls in B1G Tournament Opener
Gophers play at 1 p.m. in an elimination game tomorrow afternoon against either Michigan or Ohio State