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Vinni Lettieri
Vinni  Lettieri

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
Forward


03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/19/2016

Gophers Fall in Fierce Battle for B1G Title

The Gophers rallied from a two-goal deficit with three-straight goals in the second period but couldn't contain the Wolverines' high-powered offense and power-play units.

03/18/2016

Gophers Heading Back to B1G Title Game

The Gophers will face Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament championship game on Saturday at 7 p.m.

03/11/2016

`U' Rally Falls Just Short in Opener

Leon Bristedt, Vinni Lettieri and Tommy Novak scored for the Gophers in the series opener.

10/15/2013

Gophers win Ice Breaker

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

03/18/2016

Big 10 Semifinal

Big 10 Tournament Semifinal game vs. Ohio State.

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. • Recorded two assists in a weekend battle with Penn State. • In a weekend sweep of Ohio State, registered three assists. • Netted a goal and an assist in an overtime win over Michigan. • Tallied a goal and an assist in a loss against Wisconsin. • Scored a goal in a four to two B1G Tournament victory over Ohio State. • Registered an assist in a loss against Michigan in the B1G championship game. 

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 Heads to Las Vegas

7/27/2016

Minnesota will play North Dakota in the 2018 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.

Gophers Mourn Mike Pearson

7/26/2016

A native of Fort Frances, Ontario, Pearson was a three-year letter winner and a captain for Minnesota.

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7/20/2016

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