#9 Gabe Ames
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Rosemount HS|
• NSIC North Division All-Conference First Team Defense
• NSIC Defensive Player of the Week (Aug. 30)
Appeared in all 11 games for the Beavers... Totaled 81 tackles, which ranked 13th in the conference, behind 36 solo and a team-high 45 assisted tackles... Also led the Beavers with 12.0 tackles for loss... Had 1.5 sacks... Forced 2 fumbles against Northern State, setting a career high (8/30/18)... Recorded one interception for 11 yards... Had seven pass breakups.
• NSIC North Division All-Conference Second Team Defense
Played in all 11 games... Totalled 40 total tackles... Recorded first career interception vs Southwest Minnesota State (9/23/17) which was returned for a touchdown... Recorded 5.0 tackles for loss, ranking tied for fourth on the team.
Lettered in football, lacrosse and weightlifting at Rosemount High School… Named East Metro District Defensive Player of the Year, two time All-South Suburban Conference, All-State First Team, Kare 11 First Team All-Metro Defense and was a Mr. Football nominee… Recorded 68 total tackles, 14 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery his senior year… Named to the high school honor roll.
Born Feb. 1, 1998… Son of Carol and Marvin Ames… Proposed major in business… Brother, Joe Bjorklund played right guard for the University of Minnesota from 2011-16.
Total Tackles: 15, vs Minnesota State (10/20/18)
Solo Tackles: 6, 2x last vs Minnesota State (10/20/18)
Assisted Tackles: 9, 2x last vs MSU Moorhead (11/3/18)
TFL: 3.0, vs Northern State (8/30/18)
Sacks: 1, at Wayne State (9/29/18)
Forced Fumbles: 2, vs Northern State (8/30/18))
Interceptions: 1, 2x last at Minnesota Duluth (9/22/18)
Interception Yards: 18, vs SMSU (9/23/17)
PBU: 2, at St. Cloud State (10/27/18)