College Athletics: Gindorff, Desrocher sign football deals
Crosby-Ironton's Noah Gindorff and Brainerd's Seth Desrocher signed NCAA National Letters of Intent to play college football Wednesday. Gindorff signed with North Dakota State University and Desrocher signed with the University of Minnesota-Dulut...
Crosby-Ironton's Noah Gindorff and Brainerd's Seth Desrocher signed NCAA National Letters of Intent to play college football Wednesday.
Gindorff signed with North Dakota State University and Desrocher signed with the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
Following are profiles of each:
Position: Tight end
High School: Crosby-Ironton
Prep resume: 2017 graduate of Crosby-Ironton High School. Four-year starter and two-time captain. Coached by his father, Michael Gindorff. Played quarterback, tight end, defensive line, linebacker, safety, kicker and holder. All-conference sophomore and junior years. All-district and all-state as a senior. 2016 team MVP, district offensive player of the year and Brainerd Dispatch All-Area Player of the Year. Passed for 2,822 yards and 28 TDs, while rushing for 3,318 yards and 43 TDs in his career. He also caught seven passes for 193 yards and two scores. Racked up 317 tackles with 10.5 sacks, five forced fumbles and eight interceptions on defense. Set school records for all-purpose yards in a season (2,348) and career (6,333), single-season touchdowns (23) and holds the top two single-game rushing totals with 265 and 263 yards. Part of a conference championship team in 2014. Basketball conference MVP, team captain and 1,000-point scorer. Baseball captain and all-section performer. Honor roll student and class salutatorian. Participated in Knowledge Bowl.
Personal: Plans to major in engineering. Born Feb. 12, 1999. Son of Michael and Wendy Gindorff. Father was inducted into the Concordia Cobbers Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014 and was a free agent signee of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings. Sister, Abby, attends NDSU.
Before UMD: Three-year starter (linebacker, offensive guard, defensive end and nose tackle) at Brainerd High School. Collared both Brainerd Dispatch All-Area and All-District acclaim during each of his final two seasons with the Warriors. He was credited with 74 total tackles and five quarterback hurries to go with a forced fumble and a pass breakup as a senior. He played under head coach Ron Stolski and also lettered four times in track and field (shot put) and twice in hockey (right wing).
Personal: Is the son of Bill and Lisa Desrocher ... plans to major in computer science at UMD.