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Vinni Lettieri
Vinni  Lettieri

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
Forward


02/06/2016

`U' Falls in Series Finale

Minnesota (14-13-0 overall, 9-3-0-0 Big Ten) hits the road next weekend with a two-game series at Michigan State.

02/05/2016

Gophers Take B1G Lead with Win

Taylor Cammarata and Leon Bristedt tallied multi-point games for the Maroon & Gold.

01/22/2016

Schierhorn Shuts Down Badgers

Connor Reilly, Hudson Fasching and Justin Kloos each tallied two points for the Gophers.

01/09/2016

Gophers Explode for Seven in Win

Minnesota (9-10-0 overall, 4-2-0-0 Big Ten) boasted 11 players with at least a point while Nick Seeler, Hudson Fasching and Justin Kloos had multiple points.

01/08/2016

Gates Scores Twice in Overtime Loss

Minnesota put up a season-high 42 shots on goal while Eric Schierhorn made a career-best 36 saves.

10/15/2013

Gophers win Ice Breaker

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

02/05/2016

Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-5-16

Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-5-16

02/26/2015

MHK: Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15

Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15

02/13/2015

MHK: Michigan at Gophers 2-13-15

Gophers win 6-2 over Michigan on Friday night at Mariucci

10/11/2013

Gophers vs Mercyhurst

Men's Hockey Action

2015-16 | JUNIOR SEASON
Registered a goal and an assist in a four goal win over Minnesota State. • Tallied a three point weekend with a goal and two assists at Penn State.  Scored a goal and two assists in a series sweep over Wisconsin.

2014-15 | SOPHOMORE SEASON

Appeared in 37 games as a sophomore • set new career highs with 12 points and nine goals • also tallied three assists • scored two goals in a 6-2 road victory over Boston College for his first career multi-goal game • added a goal in a 3-2 victory over RIT in the Mariucci Classic • added an assist to a Christian Isackson goal during a 5-2 win over Wisconsin • scored a goal in a 7-5 victory over Wisconsin in Madison • tallied a goal and an assist in a 4-2 victory over Ohio State • scored a goal in the Gopher's 300th win at Mariucci Arena, a 6-2 victory over Michigan • scored a goal in a 2-5 loss at Ohio State • netted a goal in a 5-0 route of Penn State • added a goal in the Big Ten tournament semifinal, a 3-0 win over Ohio State • picked up an assist in the NCAA Tournament, a 1-4 loss to Minnesota Duluth • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned second letter.

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.

MORE HEADLINES

Gopher Hockey Live: Ohio State

2/13/2016

The Gophers close out this weekend's Big Ten series on Saturday night at Ohio State.

Kloos Nets Overtime Winner for Gophers

2/12/2016

The team captain extended his career-best point streak to 10 games with three points in the victory.

Pride On Ice: Behind the Bench

2/10/2016

Get a closer look at the three coaches that lead the team from behind the bench in the latest episode.

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