Gopher Recruits

This page is summary of who the incoming freshman are for 2017/18. Future recruits that have committed to the UofM. Players Minnesota is keeping eye on that have not committed to a school yet.

Incoming Freshman

(Not Final)

Nate Knoepke 6’3″ 201
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Home Town: Farmington, MN
Previous:: USNTDP U18
Twitter: @NKnoepke14

Brannon McManus 5’9″ 172
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Home Town: Newport Beach, CA
Previous: Omaha (USHL)
Twitter: @Bmcmanus7

Casey Mittelstadt 5’11” 190
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Home Town: Eden Prairie, MN
Previous: Green Bay (USHL)
Twitter: @CMittelstadt

Scott Reedy 6’1″ 202
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Home Town: Prior Lake, MN
Previous: USNTDP U18
Twitter: @Reedy_Scott

Mathew Robson 6’3″ 190
Position: Goalie
Catches: Left
Home Town: Toronto, ON, Canada
Previous: Penticton (BCHL)
Twitter: @matrobson1




Future Recruits

Kaden Bohlsen 6’2″ 170
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Shattuck U16
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @kadenbohlsen12

Jake Boltmann
Position: Defense
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Edina
Incoming: 2020
Twitter: @Boltmann10

Ben Brinkman 6’0″ 174
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Edina
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @brinkyy17

William Fällström 5’11” 178
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Djurgårdens IF J20
Incoming: 2018
Twitter: @wfallstrom16

Sam Huff 6’1″ 181
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Maple Grove – Minot (NAHL)
Incoming: 2018 or 2019
Twitter: @samhuff22

Jack Jensen 5’11” 170
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Eden Prairie
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @Jack_Jensen12

Mike Koster 5’9″ 159
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Chaska
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @mikekoster04

Blake McLaughlin 5’10” 160
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Grand Rapids – Chicago (USHL)
Incoming: 2018
Twitter: @blakemclaughli5

Jaxon Nelson 6’4″ 208
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Sioux Falls (USHL)
Incoming: 2018

Nik Norman 5’9″ 155
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Shattuck U16
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @niknormann

Clayton Phillips 5’10” 157
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Fargo (USHL)
Incoming: 2018
Twitter: @philli_clay

Sam Rossini 6’2″ 195
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Penticton (BCHL) Injured
Incoming: 2017
Twitter: @samrossini

Colin Schmidt 6’4″ 205
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Wayzata – Team Northwest (Elite League)
Incoming: 2018
Twitter: @colinschmidt03

Garrett Wait 6’0″ 166
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Waterloo (USHL)
Incoming: 2017 or 2018
Twitter: @Gwait17

Sammy Walker 5’9¼” 132
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Edina – Lincoln (USHL)
Incoming: 2018
Twitter: @walker_sammy10

Players to Watch

Forwards

Owen Baumgartner (Shattuck bantams)
Jonah Bischoff (Coulee Region-NAHL) Jake’s brother,
Jarret Cammarata (Maple Grove) Taylor’s brother,
Kevin Fellows (Prior Lake)
Isaac Johnson (Des Moines-USHL)
Luke Patterson (Wayzata)
Tyler Rollwagon (Shattuck U-16)
Griffin Streeter (Shattuck U-16)
Brady Tatro (Bemidji)

Defense

Chase Hartje (Bemidji)
Jack Lagerstrom (Shattuck U-16)
Jack Olsen (Lakeville South)
Hank Sorensen (Waterloo-USHL)
John Stampohar (Grand Rapids)

Goalies

Jake Begley (Hill-Murray)
Todd Scott (Coulee Region-NAHL)
Zach Stejskal (Grand Rapids)
Ryan Ullan (NTDP U-17)