23 Troy Traxler  
Troy Traxler

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
La Crescent, Minn.

High School:
La Crescent

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
C/OF

Experience:
1L

Bats/Throws:
R/R


01/07/2013

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.

08/09/2012

Alex LaShomb Added to Gophers 2013 Roster

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

2014 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON:
Hit .310 in 58 at-bats • had a .765 on-base + slugging percentage • made starts at DH, left field and catcher • tied for third on the team with a hitting streak of eight games (4/6-26) • had first career two-RBI game in a win over Coastal Carolina (3/8) • Hit 3-for-4 with three runs and an RBI at St. Mary's (3/19) • hit an RBI double and walked in the series finale at Michigan (4/6) • had another RBI double three days later in a loss to South Dakota State (4/9) • in as start as designated hitter, drove in a run against Iowa (4/19) • had a pinch hit against Penn State (4/26) • was 2-for-2 with two runs and a double against Purdue (5/9) • Academic All-Big Ten.

2013:
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.

Personal:
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.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2014 31 18 .310 58 11 18 6 3 0 0 .362 8 8 2 2
Total 31 18 .310 58 11 18 6 3 0 0 .362 8 8 2 2

BIG TEN STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2014 14 11 .300 30 6 9 2 2 0 0 .367 6 3 0 0
Total 14 11 .300 30 6 9 2 2 0 0 .367 6 3 0 0