2014 REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON: Made 13 appearances out of the bullpen struck out 10 batters in 17.2 total innings had a 7.64 overall ERA and a 3.60 ERA in Big Ten play held Big Ten hitters to a .211 batting average picked up a save in 2.0 scoreless innings, allowing only two hits to Louisiana Tech (3/2) came in relief of a 12-1 win over Saint Mary's College (3/19), not allowing a run over 2.0 innings struck out three Nittany Lions in 2.0 innings as part of a combined shutout vs. Penn State (4/26) struck out one in 1.1 innings of scoreless ball against Concordia-Moorhead (5/7) tossed a scoreless inning at Indiana (5/16) named the Gophers' Teammate of the Year Academic All-Big Ten.
2013 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON: Academic All-Big Ten pitched 31.2 innings with a 3.13 ERA and a 29:11 K:BB ratio held opponents to a .183 batting average, good for second on the team did not allow a home run during the season second on the team in games finished (7) pitched 15 games in relief (fourth on team) in Big Ten play, pitched 7.0 innings, striking out eight and holding hitters to a .167 batting average struck out four in 3.2 innings of scoreless relief in a 2-0 loss to Western Michigan (2/23) pitched 3.0 innings in the Northern Illinois game (3/3) allowing only one earned run picked up his first colligate win over Western Illinois (3/10) by striking out a career high six in 3.2 scoreless innings had three straight scoreless appearances (3/23-4/13) pitched a career high 4.0 innings without allowing a run while striking out four in a 6-3 win at Northwestern (4/13) pitched two scoreless innings of relief in a win over Penn St. (5/3) made a scoreless relief appearance of 2.1 innings, while striking out three, in a 3-1 win over Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament.
2012 FRESHMAN SEASON: Saw action in four games before suffering a season-ending injury allowed two hits in 4.2 innings of work and struck out six made his collegiate appearance at South Florida (2/19) pitched 1.2 innings against Milwaukee (2/25) and had two strikeouts and two walks pitched an inning against West Virginia (3/3) and 1.2 innings against Hamline (3/7) sidelined for the remainder of the season due to an injury.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated and played for Eden Prairie High School played for coaches Mike Halloran, Scott Hackett and Tony Ruemmele team captain of the Eagles his senior year and helped the team to a 20-7 record in 2011 member of the Eagles club that won the state championship and went 27-1 as a junior named a Lake Conference All-Conference selection his senior year major contributor to the Eden Prairie Legion baseball team that won the World Series in 2011 was the winning pitcher in Eden Prairie's championship game when he faced 22 batters at the plate, had three home runs in the world series.
PERSONAL: Originally from Scotsdale, Ariz. born July 8, 1993 son of Lindy and Dennis Thonvold has an older brother, Jack majoring in sport management lists winning the American Legion World Series his most memorable sports thrill.