April 28, 2014
Right-hander Neal Kunik has been named Big Ten Co-Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced today.
In just his second collegiate start, Kunik struck out a career-high nine batters in seven scoreless innings. He scattered three hits in the Gophers’ win against Penn State in the series finale.
Kunik now has a 1.27 ERA in eight appearances for the Gophers. He has pitched 28 1/3 innings.
Gophers Take On NIU in Midweek Tilt
The University of Minnesota heads to DeKalb, Ill. Tuesday for a midweek game on versus Northern Illinois with the first pitch scheduled for 3:05 p.m. central time.
Hanson and Stemper Homer as Gophers Fall
The University of Minnesota fell 9-4 Sunday in the rubber game of a three-game series versus Nebraska.
Gophers Even Series With Nebraska
The University of Minnesota evened the series with Nebraska with a 5-3 victory at Siebert Field Saturday afternoon in front of a crowd of 1,183.