April 3, 2012
Minnesota defeats the Augsburg Auggies 7-1 in a mid-week match-up. Minnesota exhausted 6 different pitchers throughout the two hour and nine minute game. Starting pitcher #27 Ty McDevitt pitched 3.0 innings, and was accredited the win with 0 hits and two strikeouts. Also seeking action was # 21 Jordan Jess, #32 Kyle O’Shea, #44 Alex Tukey, #36 Dustin Klabunde, and #35 Billy Soule. Gophers gained a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning, then advanced to 6-0 by the bottom of the fourth. Augsburg’s lone run of the game came in the top of the eighth when #1 Tim Gerding scored off a wild pitch. Gopher #16 Matt Puhl went 2-3 tonight with two runs scored, while #15 Kurt Schlangen was 2-4, and had 3 RBI. Other Minnesota runs were given to #10 Jake Bergren who was 1-2 with 2 RBI, #2 David Bettenburg, #9 Michael Handel, and #7 Kyle Crocker. With this win, the Gophers advance to 17-13 in the overall regular season. This also gives them their eighth straight win.
A full recap of tonight’s game to follow…
Around the Bases with Matt Fiedler
Junior Matt Fiedler has been all over the diamond early in his Gophers career.
Around the Bases with Jeff Fasching
Jeff Fasching, a sophomore pitcher, tossed eight innings of relief for the Gophers last season.
Around the Bases with Luke Pettersen
After a successful first season with the Gophers, Luke Pettersen enters his sophomore season on campus.