NWL Top 200
Three Gophers are among the Northwoods League's top 200 prospects released in a list today. Juniors Dalton Sawyer, Connor Schaefbauer and Dan Motl all received recognition.
Sawyer checks in highest of the three at No. 41. He pitched for the St. Cloud Rox this summer. Sawyer led the Gophers with six saves in 2014, then struck out 37 batters in 30 innings for the Rox.
Schaefbauer, ranked 89th, played for the Rochester Honkers. He was Minnesota's batting champion at .287 before hitting .307 for St. Cloud in the summer.
Motl was listed at 189th following his season with the Willmar Stingers. He hit .283 with 29 starts in center field for the Gophers, and .285 for Willmar.
Preview: Seattle University at Minnesota
The reigning Big Ten regular season champions will make their U.S. Bank Stadium debut tomorrow when they host the Seattle University Redhawks at 6:30 p.m.
U.S. Bank Stadium Info
The University of Minnesota will begin their 13-game homestand at U.S. Bank Stadium Friday at 6:30 p.m. as they host Seattle University.
Gophers Split In Irvine
The University of Minnesota split their two-game series versus UC Irvine after falling 7-5 Sunday afternoon.