April 9, 2013
VIDEO: Andrew Christina, GopherSports.com
Gopher baseball pitching coach Todd Oakes was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in June of 2012 and had to undergo a bone marrow transplant and significant recovery time in the hospital. With the help of his family (including his son Tyler Oakes, a volunteer assistant for Minnesota) and the Gopher baseball team, Oakes returned in time for the 2013 season.
Watch this video story by GopherSports.com's Andrew Christina and be sure to support Coach Oakes and the Gophers at new Siebert Field this spring! Ticket information is available here.
Herb Isakson Funeral Information
Former long-time volunteer assistant coach for the Minnesota baseball program Herb Isakson passed away recently.
Where Are They Now: Ryan Lefebvre
Ryan Lefebvre went from producing in pressure-packed moments as a Gopher to broadcasting those moments for the Kansas City Royals.
The Spirit of the Locker Room
Blog entry written by second-year infielder Luke Pettersen about the locker room.