Billy Soule
Billy Soule


Hamel, Minn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170





Minnesota Shuts Out Illinois to Solidify Tournament Berth

The Gophers used two pitchers to complete the 2-0 shutout


Gophers Use a Four-Run Seventh to Get Past Augsburg

Trailing 1-0, Minnesota plated four runs in the bottom of the fourth for a 4-1 win


Fourteen Strikeouts and Abrahamson's Home Run Lifts Gophers to 4-2 Win

Minnesota improved to 5-2 in the Big Ten and 20-13 on the season


Gophers Win Last Game at the Metrodome

Minnesota defeated South Dakota State 5-1 in the midweek match


Gophers Fall to Texas in Extra Innings

Minnesota remained scoreless in the last four innings to help secure the Texas win

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Appeared in 20 games, the most by a Gopher pitcher • went 3-3 on the season and held a 3.60 earned run average in 25.0 innings pitched • allowed 10 runs, nine walks and struck out 17 batters • was 2-1 in Big Ten Conference play and held a 3.12 ERA • made his first appearance of the year vs. Louisville (2/17) • pitched 3.0 innings vs. Hamline (3/7) • struck out three batters, allowed one hit and walked two vs Kansas State (3/13) • worked 1.2 innings vs. Cal Poly (3/17) • saw 2.0 innings of relief action in the Michigan win (3/31) • struck out two and pitched 1.0 inning in the Nebraska-Omaha win (4/17) • pitched 2.0 innings in the Michigan State extra-inning loss (4/22) • held Iowa hitless in his 1.1 inning of work and struck out one in the 4-3 win (4/28) • made the final out at Siebert Field in the historic May 1 game against St. Thomas (5/1) • pitched in the Penn State game (5/5) and allowed just one hit • sidelined the remainder of the season, due to injury.

Appeared in the second-most games by a Gopher pitcher in 22 games • held an ERA of 3.55, went 3-2 on the season and earned one save • started his sophomore campaign against Connecticut (2/19) when he pitched 2.2 innings and had three strikeouts and the win • worked 3.1 innings against Gonzaga (3.1) • pitched an inning against Sacramento State and Cal-Poly • picked up his second win on the season when he pitched three inning against Purdue (4/2) • worked four innings during the Northwestern series (4/15-4/17) and had five strikeouts • pitched two scoreless innings against Indiana on April 24 • saw action in two of the three games against Iowa on April 29 and 30 • pitched an inning against North Dakota State (5/17) and struck out one batter • pitched his longest outing of the season against Penn State and held it scoreless for 3.2 innings with three strikeouts at the Big Ten Tournament (5/26) • also collected the save against the Nittany Lions • picked up his third win of the season during the Big Ten Tournament when he helped Minnesota to a 1-0 win over Purdue (5/27).

Appeared in 22 games and went 1-4 with a 3.35 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 51.0 innings pitched • made his collegiate debut on Feb. 21 against Akron, pitching 3.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits, while striking out three and walking one batter • pitched a career-high 4.0 innings against No. 21 Alabama on March 16, giving up two hits, one run, two walks and two strikeouts • earned his first career win against North Dakota State on March 24, pitching 2.1 innings giving up one hit, no runs, one walk and a strikeout • pitched 2.0 shutout innings against South Dakota State on April 14, allowing only one hit • pitched 3.0 innings against Iowa on May 1, giving up two hits, three walks and a career-high five strikeouts • threw 3.0 shutout innings against No. 20 Kansas State on May 5 • pitched a career-high 4.1 innings against No. 7 Cal State Fullerton in NCAA Regional play on June 6, giving up four hits, two earned runs, and two strikeouts.

Graduated from Wayzata High School where he was coached by Bobby DeWitt and Terry Steinbach • named All-State in his senior season and was All-Conference in his junior and senior seasons • was the MVP of his Legion team in 2008, and was All-District that year • lettered three years in baseball and two years in hockey.

Communications major • son of Billy and Betty Soule • lists going to the 2009 State Legion Tournament as biggest sports thrill • son of former Golden Gopher Billy Soule • born on Aug. 26, 1990.


Around the Bases with Matt Fiedler


Junior Matt Fiedler has been all over the diamond early in his Gophers career.

Around the Bases with Jeff Fasching


Jeff Fasching, a sophomore pitcher, tossed eight innings of relief for the Gophers last season.

Around the Bases with Luke Pettersen


After a successful first season with the Gophers, Luke Pettersen enters his sophomore season on campus.

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