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…
Beav's Buddies: Episodes 1 & 2
Senior pitcher “Beaver” Tyler Hanson will be hosting his own talk show up until the beginning of the season.
Around The Bases With Eli Wilson
Eli Wilson comes the Gophers after having a .394 batting average, .469 on-base percentage and a .563 slugging percentage his senior season at Garfield High School.
Motl Signs With The Sioux Falls Canaries
University of Minnesota Golden Gopher alum Dan Motl has signed a professional contract with the Sioux Fall Canaries of the American Association League.