Three of the nation's top prep players enrolled at the University of Minnesota this spring and got right to work, learning coach Hugh McCutcheon's formula for success. It meant forgetting everything they knew about the sport that has dominated their lives.
The Aggies scored eight runs in their last two at-bats to beat Minnesota 10-7.
Ona Loper just completed a dream career, athletically and academically. It is the kind of success story too easily overlooked in college sports. "The experience of a lifetime," she says.
Transfer portal and name, image and likeness deals have set college sports landscape ablaze.
Despite holding a 5-0 lead into the eighth inning, the Gophers ended their season with another loss — their 36th of the year. Aidan Maldonado pitched seven shutout innings but got no-decision.
Minnesota only had four hits and scored its only run on a groundout to take a 1-0 lead in the third inning. The Aggies scored the next five runs.
Jack Kelly had two homers and a double and six RBI for Minnesota in an 11-9 loss to Northwestern in Big Ten baseball.
The Tommies didn't win as much as in their days of D-III dominance, but they say there are promising days ahead.
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Marwan Miller comes to Minnesota after six years at Ohio University. The Gophers also added a center who grew up in France and got a verbal commitment for 2023 from a Maple Grove star.
Minnesota opens Friday against Texas A&M and likely needs to beat Oklahoma, the tournament's No. 1 overall seed, to reach the Super Regionals.
The Gophers will face Texas A&M at 4 p.m. Friday in the double-elimination tournament.
Leagues no longer must pit division winners against each other, and the Pac-12 quickly changed its format. How the Big Ten will react remains to be determined.
The visiting Mavericks scored six runs in the top of the 11th.
Ben Meyers played for the U.S. team in the Beijing Olympics and is now on another national team in an international tournament in Finland.
Of the three Minnesota natives who signed with Ben Johnson and the Gophers in November, Joshua Ola-Joseph was the least visible last season.
The team will be coached by a former Gophers assistant and is joining the league that includes Minnesota State, St. Thomas and Bemidji State.
The top football recruit in Minnesota for the 2023 class has Minnesota and three traditional football powers on his list of four schools.
Postseason victories are hard to come by around here, so let's appreciate the ones who keep delivering them: the Gophers football players and coaches.
Minnesota finished close to .500 but played the eighth-most difficult schedule in the country, including a tough slate of games outside of the Big Ten.