Jack Warrick


Minnesota baseball sweeps Penn State

With less-than-ideal weather conditions canceling a Minnesota series earlier in the week, the team was forced to reschedule to West Lafayette, Indiana to play Penn State. The Gophers (21-10, 5-1 Big Ten) shook off the cold weather and completed a three-game sweep of Penn State (7-18, 1-8 Big Ten) at the neutral site.

Terrin Vavra, free of injury, shines for Gophers

Gophers shortstop Terrin Vavra has not been fully healthy in his collegiate career —until now.  He has recovered from a back injury that left him on the sidelines for much of his freshman season, and he was not able to fully recover in his second year of college baseball. The result of him being healthy has been a .385 batting average in more than 100 at bats this year, which leads the team.

Once undervalued, Luke Pettersen becomes one of Minnesota's top hitters

Head coach John Anderson said in 2016 Luke Pettersen was an in-betweener — a guy who would be very good at the Division II level, but possibly might not cut it at the Division I level. But now in his senior year, Pettersen has proved he can make it at the highest level in college baseball.