23 Troy Traxler  
Troy Traxler

RS Freshman

La Crescent, Minn.

High School:
La Crescent

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180




Get to Know Your New Gophers: Freshman Troy Traxler

What is Troy Traxler's favorite baseball movie? Find out in this recent Get to Know Your New Gophers.


Alex LaShomb Added to Gophers 2013 Roster

LaShomb led NJCAA last year in home runs and fourth in RBI

Red-shirted the season.

High School:
Graduated from La Cresent High School in 2012 • named an All-State selection both his senior and junior years • held a single-season .495 batting average, 22 runs batted in, two home runs in 99 at bats and stole 35 bases • Under-Armor Preseason All-American as a junior • Winona Daily News Player of the Year as a junior when he hit .457 with 43 hits and scored 40 runs in 29 games • LaCresent's career leader, with 30 stolen bases as a freshman, 33 as a sophomore, and 25 as a junior • four-time all-conference selection • helped lead La Crescent baseball to a Class AA state championship (2009), a state runner-up and three state appearances • finished his high school career as a 13-time letterwinner (four in baseball, four in hockey and five in football) • also all-conference selections in both football and hockey and played for the La Crescent Legion Team • also on the football all-state academic team.

Born September 18, 1993 • son of Russ and Kristi Traxler • is the third member of the family to attend the University of Minnesota as his parents, Russ and Kristi, are graduates • has two older siblings, Trent and Tracy • plans to major is business marketing education.