2014 JUNIOR SEASON: Received the Gophers' Richard "Chief" Siebert Most Valuable Player Award hit .272 with a team-leading 30 RBIs led the team and ranked 10th in the Big Ten with 15 doubles hit two home runs on the season tied for team lead with four three-hit games started 42 of 46 games he played, spending time in left field, in center field, at second base and at third base second on the team with a .396 slugging percentage hit .275 in 91 Big Ten at-bats hit 3-for-6 with a home run, two doubles, three runs and three RBIs at St. Mary's (3/18) added another double, two runs and two RBIs in the second game (3/19) drove in Gophers' only two runs with a double in win vs. Northwestern (3/23) had three RBIs and three hits in an extra-innings win over Michigan (4/4) was 3-for-4 with an RBI and a double in a mid-week game at South Dakota State (4/9) had two RBIs at Florida State (5/3) hit game-tying home run in bottom of the ninth vs. Purdue, and the Gophers went on to win (5/10-11) had two hits and two runs in two Big Ten Tournament games (5/21-22) Academic All-Big Ten.
2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Was named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team played in 32 games and batted .237 in 59 at-bats reached base in five straight games (3/22-30) started at second base 17 times in 80 chances produced a .988 fielding percentage and turned nine double plays came into a game a substitute 15 times (fourth on the team) set a career high in slugging percentage (.356) went 1-4 with an RBI and a run in an Opening Day win over UCLA (2/15) doubled and scored a run in a start against Western Michigan (2/22) hit his first career triple in a 2-3 performance with a run scored against Utah (3/2) walked and doubled in a 5-1 against Western Illinois (3/9) produced an RBI while going 1-3 in the first game of a double header against Michigan (3/30) hit a game-winning solo homerun against Ohio St. (4/7) walked twice and scored once in a 4-1 win over Augsburg.
2012 FRESHMAN SEASON: Earned his first letter when he played in 35 games and started in 26 batted .192 in his rookie campaign had 49 putouts and 69 assists had five RBI, eight runs scored in 78 at bats saw action in 11 Big Ten games in first collegiate at bat, hit a double and a RBI against St. John's (2/18) went 2-6 with a RBI in the win over Hamline (3/7) had a hit in each game of the Cal Poly series and scored a run (3/19) had a career-high game against Nebraska-Omaha (4/17) when he went 3-3 with three runs scored, a RBI, a walk and two stolen bases walked and scored a run in the extra-inning win over Michigan State (4/21) hit doubles in back-to-back games against Iowa (4/28-29) scored two runs and went 1-1 with a career-high three walks in the final game at Siebert Field (5/1).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Eden Prairie High School high school coaches were Mike Halloran and Scott Hackett helped the Eagles to a Minnesota state championship in 2010 also Lake Conference and Section 2AAA champions in 2010 selected to play in the Lion's All-Star Tournament all-state with the Eagles in 2011 named all-conference honoree his sophomore, junior and senior season letterwinner in both baseball and wrestling starter for the Eden Prairie Legion team that was national runner-ups in 2010 and national champions in 2011 hit a double, a triple and knocked in four RBI en route to the Legion championship.
PERSONAL: Undecided on a major son of Alan and Stacy Skjefte brother, Lucas, plays baseball for Minnesota State University, Mankato likes to hunt and fish lists winning the 2011 American Legion World Series as his most memorable sports thrill.