42 Lance Thonvold  
Lance Thonvold

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 245

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
R/R


05/29/2013

Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals

05/03/2013

Gopher Baseball Pounces Nittany Lions, 11-2

Trailing 2-1, Minnesota scored six in the fourth inning for 27th win of the season.

04/18/2013

Gopher Baseball Returns to Big Ten Home Action Against Michigan State

Minnesota is scheduled to play at Siebert, April 19-21

04/13/2013

Gophers Clinch Series With 6-3 Win at Northwestern

Minnesota scored three runs on Northwestern wild pitches to aide in win

03/20/2013

Kansas State Comeback Tops Gophers, 4-3

Despite a 3-0 lead, the Wildcats came back to win and split the two-game series

02/24/2013

Gophers Split Doubleheader

The Gophers earned a split of a doubleheader with a 15-1 rout of Western Michigan.

05/18/2012

Lance Thonvold

Lance Thonvold

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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.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year W-L ERA App GS CG SV IP H R ER HR BB SO
2012 0-0 0.00 4 0 0 0 4.2 2 0 0 0 3 6
2013 1-2 3.13 15 0 0 2 31.2 20 11 11 0 11 29
2014 0-1 7.64 13 0 0 1 17.2 26 16 15 2 10 10
Total 1-3 4.33 32 0 0 3 54.0 48 27 26 2 24 45

BIG TEN STATISTICS

Year W-L ERA App GS CG SV IP H R ER HR BB SO
2012 0-0 0.00 4 0 0 0 4.2 2 0 0 0 3 6
2013 0-0 5.14 3 0 0 1 7.0 4 4 4 0 3 8
2014 0-0 3.60 4 0 0 0 5.0 4 2 2 0 3 3
Total 0-0 3.24 11 0 0 1 16.2 10 6 6 0 9 17