March 27, 2013
The University of Minnesota baseball program and Golden Gopher athletics is set to hold a grand opening event for the newly constructed Siebert Field, Tuesday, April 2 at 12:15 p.m. The event is open to the public and media members. The first game scheduled for Siebert Field is Friday, April 5 against Ohio State at 3 p.m. (limited tickets still available).
Guest speakers include the likes of University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler, Golden Gopher alum Paul Molitor and head baseball coach John Anderson.
Following the guest speakers, a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place to signify a new beginning in Gopher baseball. Fans are also welcome to tour the facility at this time. All guests are welcome to stay as Gopher baseball will hold a practice on the field at 3 p.m.
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