19 Vinni Lettieri  
Vinni Lettieri

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 182

Position:
Forward


11/21/2014

Gophers Fall in Overtime Exhibition Action

Nick Lehr made 35 saves in net for the Gophers after getting the starting nod.

11/19/2014

Gophers Take on U-18 Team on Friday

The exhibition game is set for 7 p.m. on Friday night at Mariucci Arena.

06/18/2014

Five Gophers Invited to USA Hockey Camp

The 2014 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp will be held in Lake Placid, Aug. 2-9.

03/12/2014

No. 1 Gophers head to No. 13 Michigan

The Gophers have a five-point cushion in the Big Ten standings and can clinch a share of the league title with one point this weekend while two points clinch the outright title for Minnesota.

03/08/2014

Wilcox Sets New Career Mark Against OSU

The Gophers (24-4-6 overall, 13-2-3-0 Big Ten) will travel to Michigan next weekend with a five-point cushion in the conference standings.

10/15/2013

Gophers win Ice Breaker

Minnesota defeated New Hampshire, 3-2, to win the 2013 Ice Breaker.

10/11/2013

Gophers vs Mercyhurst

Men's Hockey Action

2014-15 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Has appeared in 6 games to date and holds a +2 rating on the season thus far.

2013-14 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in 37 games as a freshman for the Gophers • totaled eight points (two goals, six assists) • scored a goal for his first collegiate point -- the game winner -- in Minnesota's 3-2 win over New Hampshire to win the Ice Breaker Tournament title • added an assist in a 5-1 win at Bemidji State • notched an assist in Minnesota's 6-2 win over RPI • tallied three assists in Minnesota's home sweep over Michigan including his first career multi-point game in a 4-1 victory • scored a goal in Minnesota's 5-1 win at Ohio State and added an assist in the series finale • appeared in all four NCAA tournament games for the Gophers • earned first letter.

INTERNATIONAL
Invited to the 2014 USA Hockey National Junior Evalutation Camp• spent time with the U.S. National Development Team Program • represented Team USA at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, posting four points (two goals, two assists) in four games • also dressed with the U.S. Under-18 Team for a pair of games, totaling four points including a goal against Minnesota in a 2-2 exhibition tie.

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Skated with the Lincoln Stars of the USHL for the 2012-13 season, tallying 56 points (28 goals, 28 assists) in 61 games • also played for Lincoln at the end of the 2011-12 season, pocketing eight points (four goals, four assists) in 15 games • prior to his junior career, spent two seasons at Minnetonka High School • tallied 60 points (23 goals, 37 points) in 32 games as a junior in 2011-12 • also had 37 points (15 goals, 22 assists) in 25 games as a sophomore in 2010-11.

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 6, 1995 • son of Tino and Michelle Lettieri • has one sister, Bianca • father played professional soccer for 11 seasons including a four-year stint with the Minnesota Kicks of the North American Soccer League • grandfather, Lou Nanne, is a former Gopher All-American, a former player, coach and general manager of the Minnesota North Stars and a long-time representative of USA Hockey • uncle, Marty Nanne, also played for the Gophers hockey team.