38 Tom Windle  
Tom Windle


Maple Grove, Minn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215





Tom Windle Makes His Professional Debut with the Great Lakes Loons

Windle, who was selected 56th overall by the Dodgers, held his opponent scoreless in pro debut


Gopher Baseball's Tom Windle Drafted 56th Overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers

Windle is the highest Gopher draft pick since Mike Kvasnicka and Glen Perkins (1st Round)


Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals


Gopher Baseball Pounces Nittany Lions, 11-2

Trailing 2-1, Minnesota scored six in the fourth inning for 27th win of the season.


Fourteen Strikeouts and Abrahamson's Home Run Lifts Gophers to 4-2 Win

Minnesota improved to 5-2 in the Big Ten and 20-13 on the season


Gophers Rally Past Illini

Minnesota rallied for a 3-2 win over Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.


Windle, Gophers Beat Texas

Tom Windle struck out a career-high 12 as Minnesota beat Texas 5-1.


Windle Throws No-Hitter

Gopher starter Tom Windle threw a no-hitter in a 3-0 win over Western Illinois at the Metrodome.


Gophers win home opener

The Gopher baseball team beat Western Michigan, 7-1, in its home opener.

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Academic All-Big Ten • named to the Big Ten Preseason Players to Watch list • made 18 appearances and four starts and held a 3.27 earned run average • went 3-5 on the season with one save • pitched 41.1 innings and suffered a shoulder injury early in the season, limiting his action • allowed 15 earned runs on the season • walked 17 batters and struck out 37 in his sophomore campaign • started the season as a weekend starter before injury • made 12 appearances in Big Ten play • made all four starts in the first month of the season • opened his sophomore campaign when he allowed just two runs to St. John's (2/18) • pitched a season-high 6.0 innings of work and collected his first win of the season in a 5-3 win over UW-Milwaukee (2/25) • struck out a season-high five batters and allowed two runs in the 11-3 win over West Virginia (3/3) • returned to the mound at the start of the Big Ten season against Michigan (3/30) • struck out three in 1.1 inning of work against Nebraska-Omaha (4/18) • pitched longest relief when he went 4.0 innings in the 3-2 11-inning loss to Michigan State and struck out four (4/21) • made two relief appearances against Iowa (4/27 and 4/29) • picked up the save in a 5-4 win against the Hawkeyes as he sent down the last five batters and struck out the last two • went 2.1 innings against Nebraska (5/12) and allowed just one hit and struck out three • made two appearances at Illinois, including the season finale win (5/19).

Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team after he pitched eight scoreless innings and struck out six as a true freshman • appeared in the third-highest number of games as a Gopher pitcher with 19 • went 6-2 and held an ERA of 1.52 • pitched 41.1 innings, had two saves and struck out 35 batters • started in two games, including one during the Big Ten Tournament • started his Gopher career on Feb. 20 against Louisville and had two strikeouts and allowed two hits in three innings • earned his first collegiate win in the 6-4 win over Towson on Feb. 26 • had his first collegiate start against Sacramento State (3/16) and set a career-high five strikeouts and allowed one earned run in five innings pitched • named the Co-Big Ten Freshman of the Week following the Sacramento State game • saw action against Purdue (3/1), Michigan State (4/10) and Northwestern (4/17) to start the conference season • named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week after the Indiana series (4/23) when he worked four perfect innings in relief and struck out four Hoosier batters to earn Big Ten • Indiana game started 10-straight games of not allowing an earned run • earned back-to-back wins in the 5-4 win against Iowa (4/30) • worked in both the Gopher wins over Michigan (5/6) and Michigan State (5/8) • pitched in both games against Ohio State on May 19 and May 21 • worked three innings, had four strikeouts and collected his second save of the season against the Buckeyes in the Big Ten Tournament (5/27) • earned his second start of the year and pitched five innings to lead the Gophers to a 1-0 win over Purdue during the Big Ten Tournament.

Graduated from Osseo High School • coached by John Groebner • named All-State and All-Area in 2010, and was All-Conference in 2008 and 2010 • named Metro Player of the Year, a Mr. Baseball finalist, Gatorade State Player of the Year finalist and was a Great 8 selection for hockey • was a pre-draft top 200 player nationally • was 6-1 with a 0.94 ERA and struck out 73 batters in 51.0 innings in his senior season, and also had seven home runs and 24 RBI.

Undecided on his major • son of Craig and Susan Windle • has a sister Anna and a twin brother Sam • born on Mar. 10, 1992.