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Sam Thoresen
Sam  Thoresen

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
09/21/1998

Bats/Throws:
R/R


02/27/2018

Gophers Come Back for Anderson's 1250th Win

Minnesota needed to scrape three runs together for a comeback victory but secured win no. 1,250 for head coach John Anderson.

02/09/2018

Circling the Bases ... with Sam Thoresen

Continuing our look at the 2017-18 Gophers freshman class with pitcher Sam Thoresen

Career Stats

HIGH SCHOOL A 2017 graduate of Minnetonka High School • pitched two seasons of varsity baseball for coach Paul Twenge and Minnetonka • ranked No. 6 overall prospect in Minnesota and No. 139 nationally by Prep Baseball Report • ranked No. 17 overall prospect in Minnesota and No. 423 nationally by Perfect Game • named a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game All-American Honorable Mention and All-Central Region Honorable Mention • earned All-Lake Conference honors during his junior and senior seasons with the Skipper program • earned All-Section and All-State selections as a senior • named to the Star Tribune All-Metro Team in 2017 • served as team captain during his senior season • named the varsity rookie of the year during his junior campaign • received the Minnetonka "Cy Young" award in 2016 and 2017 • helped lead Minnetonka to a Lake Conference Championship with a 1.64 ERA in 47 innings during his senior season.

PERSONAL Born September 21, 1998 to parents Brenda and Thomas Thoresen • has two sisters, Annie and Rebekah, who each played collegiate soccer at Augustana (S.D.) University • uncles Brian Thoresen and Jeff Teal are alumni of Gopher Hockey • outside interests include spending time with friends, going to the lake, and playing cards • plans to major in sports marketing at Minnesota.

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