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Joey Brettingen
Joey Brettingen

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Golden Valley, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
3B

Birthdate:
10/27/1993

Bats/Throws:
R/R


11/05/2012

Get to Know your New Gophers: Freshman Joey Brettingen

What's Joey's craziest baseball play? Find out in this new addition as we get to know the newcomers.

08/09/2012

Alex LaShomb Added to Gophers 2013 Roster

LaShomb led NJCAA last year in home runs and fourth in RBI

2014:
Played against Creighton (2/22) and started at Louisiana Tech (3/1) before an injury ended his season.

2013:
Played in two games before missing the rest of the season due to injury • pinch-hit against Texas (3/22) • started at third base against South Dakota St. (3/27).

HIGH SCHOOL:
A multi-sport athlete in baseball and hockey • captain of the Royals baseball team his senior year and a three-time letterwinner in the sport • also a letterwinner in hockey where he was also a two-year team captain in 2011-12 • named baseball all-conference as a senior and 2012 Pioneer Press all-metro • had 81 at bats as a junior, tied a team-high 22 runs batted in and held a fielding percentage of .972 • member of the Royals that finished 2011 season as the Section 6AAA runner-up • played for the Hopkins Flyers Legion Post #320 team and was the 2012 South Hennepin MVP • batted .398 with 28 runs batted in, 39 hits, and two home runs in 98 at bats in 2012 • had four home runs and a batting average of .385.

PERSONAL:
A 2012 graduate of Hopkins High School and a member of the National Honor Society • born Oct. 27, 1993 • son of Kip and Pamela Brettingen • interested in becoming a horticulture major • has an older sister Holly and a younger sister Hope • lists scoring a goal on Hockey Day in Minnesota his most memorable sports thrill.

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