Sam Thoresen
Sam  Thoresen


Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205





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.


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.



Gophers Announce Future Schedule Changes

Gophers Announce Future Schedule Changes

4/19/2018 - Baseball

The Gopher Baseball team can announce future changes to its schedule for later this spring.

No. 25 Gophers Return Home to Host Iowa

No. 25 Gophers Return Home to Host Iowa

4/19/2018 - Baseball

No. 25 Minnesota will host Iowa in the team's return to outdoor baseball on Friday and Saturday at Target Field and Sunday at Siebert Field.

Ski-U-Mah Life: Baseball and Fishing

Ski-U-Mah Life: Baseball and Fishing

4/19/2018 - Baseball

Three Gopher freshmen decided to cast their line during their off time on recent road trips.

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