Alex Pafko
Alex  Pafko


Blaine, Minn.

High School:
Blaine HS





Gophers Invite Nebraska for Weekend Home Opener

Minnesota will face off with Nebraska for the first time since 2007.


Minnesota Opens Big Ten Play in Champaign

The Gophers split last season against the Illini, and they are 5-16 in the all-time series.


Gophers Primed for SpringHill Suites Invitational

Minnesota sits atop the Big Ten Conference with the highest winning percentage of any program.


Minnesota Carries 14-4 Record to Sunshine State

Minnesota has alloonly allowed 30 runs this season, which is the fewest for the first 18 games since 2002.


Minnesota Readies for Bulldog Invitational

The Maroon and Gold are 21-9 all-time when playing in the state of Georgia.

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Transitioned from the soccer pitch to the softball diamond as a pinch running specialist in January • made 19 appearances on the year • scored six runs while going 2-for-2 on stolen base attempts • recorded first-career appearance in the team's first game against Iowa State (Feb. 17) • notched first-career run and stolen base in the second game against Iowa State (Feb. 19).

Appeared in six games in 2011 • tallied three shots with two being on goal • made first appearance in the 5-0 home opener thumping of South Dakota State (8/21) • recorded first career shot at UC Santa Barbara (8/28).

Spent three yearsas a standoutat St. Cloud State • two-time All-NSIC First Team honoree • led the Huskies offense in 2010 with 22 points (10 goals, two assists) in 19 games in 2010 • ranks first in St. Cloud State history in both game winning-goals with 11 and shots on goal with 72 • 59 career points and 22 career goals both rank third all-time with the program while Pafko ranks fourth in school history with 14 career assists • also a two-time all-region selection • twice named St. Cloud State's Most Valuable Player.

Athree-sport captain at Blaine High School, graduating in 2007 •with Blaine's soccer team, Pafko was a three-time all-conference honoree and received all-state accolades in 2007 with an honorable mention in 2006 •also a member of the school's track and basketball teams, Pafko collected 11 total letters in her high school career and was a four-time all-conference honoree in track • played club soccer with the North Metro Fusion club team, and was on roster for the 2007 U-17 All-American Cup Championship team, two Minnesota Premier League Championship teams and two Minnesota State Cup finalists.


Gophers Rescheduled Border Battle With Wisconsin

Gophers Rescheduled Border Battle With Wisconsin

4/17/2018 - Softball

Jamie Trachsel announced that the Gophers and Badgers will meet on Wednesday, April 25 in a conference doubleheader at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Gophers Postpone Border Battle Against Wisconsin

Gophers Postpone Border Battle Against Wisconsin

4/16/2018 - Softball

The Gophers' doubleheader against Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 18 has been postponed. A new date and start time is still to be determined.

Fiser Earns B1G Pitcher of the Week Accolades

Fiser Earns B1G Pitcher of the Week Accolades

4/16/2018 - Softball

Sophomore right-hander Amber Fiser has been named the Big Ten Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday, April 16.

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