37 Dalton Sawyer  
Dalton Sawyer

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Waconia, Minn.

High School:
Waconia

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 190

Position:
LHP

Bats/Throws:
L/L


04/16/2013

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

04/07/2013

Gophers Fall in Second Game to Ohio State, 5-2

Minnesota played its second suspended game of the weekend

03/30/2013

Gophers Win Series With a Doubleheader Split and Win Friday

Minnesota fell in the first game, but bounced back in the second to take the series

03/23/2013

Gophers Fall to Texas in Extra Innings

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

03/19/2013

Gophers Use a Pair of Four-Run Innings For an 8-3

Mark Tatera had two triples in the game and 4 RBI

2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Threw 35.2 innings to a 4.92 ERA appearing in 18 games • letter winner • had a 3.09 ERA in 32 innings of relief • fourth on the team in games finished (5) • was the second most used player out of the bullpen with 17 appearances in relief • had a 36:18 K:BB ratio • held opponents to a .240 batting average and .216 in Big Ten play • had five scoreless relief appearances in a row (2/27-3/12) • struck out five in his second appearance as a Gopher in 2.2 innings against North Dakota St. (2/27) • allowed no runs and struck out two in 3.2 innings in an extra innings (10) loss to Texas (3/23) • pitched a career high 6.0 innings allowing no runs and striking out five in a 5-2 losing effort to Ohio St. (4/6) • picked up his first colligate win against Augsburg College (4/16) in 1.1 innings of work • did not allow an earned run and struck out two, but received the loss in 1.2 innings against Milwaukee (5/8) • went 2.1 innings without allowing a run and striking out four for his second win against Nebraska (5/11) • made his first career start against Nebraska in the Big Ten Tournament and struck out three in 3.2 innings.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Played at Waconia High School • Lions All-Star member • all-conference selection in 2012 and honorable mention in 2011 • season best statistics include a 1.03 earned run average, 77 strikeouts in 44 innings of work • as a junior had 45 strikeouts and a 4-3 record• held a batting average of .358 with 13 RBI•gave up both football and basketball to play with the Minnesota Blizzard travel team • went 5-1 in 25.1 innings pitched and struck out 44 and held a 1.08 ERA in 2011 as the team went 28-5 and 7-3 in the league • graduated with a 3.6 grade point average and a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL:
Born November 22, 1993 • son of Duane and Kathy Sawyer • father, Duane, played football at Northwestern • has two younger siblings • plans to major in finance.