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Nate Knoepke
Nate  Knoepke

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Farmington, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville South

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 196

Position:
Defense

Junior Team:
USA Hockey NTDP


PRONUNCIATION:



HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Two-year player with the USA Hockey National Team Development Program • teammate of fellow Gopher Scott Reedy • competed at the 2016 USA Hockey/CCM All-American Prospects Game • previously skated at Lakeville South High School.

INTERNATIONAL
Helped the U.S. Men’s National Under-18 Team to a gold medal at the 2017 Under-18 Men’s World Championship • won back-to-back gold medals at the 2016 and 2017 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament with the U.S. National Under-18 Team • claimed bronze medals at the 2016 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament and the 2015 Under-17 Four Nations Tournament • also skated at the 2015 World Under-18 Challenge with the U.S. National Under-17 Team.

PERSONAL
Born on April 8, 1999 in Burnsville, Minn. • native of Farmington, Minn. • son of Dan and Nancy Knoepke • has one sister, Nicole • plans to major in business/marketing • lists winning the Under-18 World Championship as his most memorable sports thrill.

MORE HEADLINES

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Sheehy's Overtime Goal Seals Sweep of Harvard

11/18/2017 - M. Ice Hockey

Tyler Sheehy scored 35 seconds into overtime, propelling the No. 7 Gophers to a 2-1 victory and a non-conference series sweep of No. 13 Harvard on Saturday night.

Gophers Pick Up Sixth-Straight Home Win

Gophers Pick Up Sixth-Straight Home Win

11/17/2017 - M. Ice Hockey

Casey Mittelstadt led the way with a goal and an assist while Brent Gates Jr., Rem Pitlick and Steve Johnson also recorded goals for the Maroon & Gold.

Rinkside: Rossini Making the Most of Chances

Rinkside: Rossini Making the Most of Chances

11/17/2017 - M. Ice Hockey

Rossini has scored two goals in only five shots and is tied with sophomore Ryan Lindgren in leading Gopher defensemen in scoring.

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