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Alex LaShomb
Alex  LaShomb

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

High School:
Simley

Last College:
DMACC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 260

Position:
1B

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R


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

03/29/2013

Windle Earns 13 Strikeouts and Fourth-Straight Complete Game Win

Minnesota won its Big Ten opener over Michigan

03/27/2013

Gophers Win Last Game at the Metrodome

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

03/15/2013

Minnesota Falls to Indiana State 2-1

A play at the plate ends the Gophers' bottom of the ninth rally attempt

03/12/2013

Gophers Score Early En Route to 6-1 Win

Ty McDevitt uses four scoreless innings for his first win of the season

05/23/2013

Gophers Rally Past Illini

Minnesota rallied for a 3-2 win over Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.

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2014:
Redshirted the season.

2013 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Received first Gopher letter • led team in on-base percentage with a .379 mark • had a five game hitting streak (3/27-4/6) • was fourth on the team with 15 walks • had two multi-hit games • started at designated hitter a team-high 19 times • led the team with a .913 OPS in Big Ten Conference play • batted .294 in conference play, good for fourth on the team • hit a pinch-hit double in his first at-bat as a Gopher • hit a double, walked, and scored a run in 5-1 win over South Dakota St. • went 3-5 in the Michigan series with four walks and a double • had a career high three RBIs including a home run, double, and a run scored against Iowa (4/26) • reached base a career high four times (two hits, two HBP) in a 9-5 win over Iowa (4/28) • went 1-2 with a double and two walks in Big Ten Tournament win over Illinois

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA:
Named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Third Team All-American as a sophomore • led the NJCAA with 19 home runs • placed fourth nationally with 72 runs batted in, also a team high • his 19 home runs in 2012 placed him second on DMACC's single-season home run record list • held a .360 batting average and hammered out a .711 slugging percentage and a .457 on-base percentage • teammate of incoming Gopher pitcher Alec Crawford as the duo helped DMACC to a 55-15 overall record • member of the Bears team that won their fifth ICCAC (Iowa Community College Athletic Conference) championship, regional and district champions and qualified for the NJCAA Division II Baseball National Championship • as a first baseman, he posted a .990 fielding percentage.

PERSONAL:
Born May 10, 1992 • son of Steve and Patty LaShomb.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2013 36 19 .221 68 5 15 5 6 0 1 .353 15 18 0 0
Total 36 19 .221 68 5 15 5 6 0 1 .353 15 18 0 0

BIG TEN STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2013 16 9 .294 34 3 10 4 3 0 1 .471 7 5 0 0
Total 16 9 .294 34 3 10 4 3 0 1 .471 7 5 0 0

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