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.
Eight to Join Gophers in Spring 2019
11/17/2017 - Baseball
John Anderson has announced the signing of eight athletes to its incoming class, each signing National Letters of Intent during the fall signing period.
Former Gopher McIntosh Joins Cape Cod Hall of Fame
11/16/2017 - Baseball
This Saturday, former Major Leaguer and Gopher Baseball alumnus Tim McIntosh will be enshrined in the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame along with seven others at the Chatham Bars Inn.
Vavra Believes Back Issues are Behind Him
11/10/2017 - Baseball
Terrin Vavra is a year removed from a back injury that affected his training the last two seasons and is ready to lead the Gophers on and off the field.