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.
Circling the Bases ... with Danny Kapala
1/19/2018 - Baseball
GopherSports.com asked the tough questions of Minnesota’s nine rookies ahead of the 2018 spring season. Next up, we get to know Gopher freshman left-handed pitcher Danny Kapala.
Offseason Outlook: Nebraska, St. John's, St. Louis
1/18/2018 - Baseball
Continuing an ongoing series previewing the Gophers' 2018 opponents week-by-week heading into the season opener.
Gophers Trio Rated Among Big Ten's Best
1/17/2018 - Baseball
Micah Coffey and Toby Hanson were named to College Baseball Daily's Preseason All-Big Ten Team; Luke Pettersen is an Honorable Mention.