Career: Nine career triples rank third in UND record book coming into 2014 campaign.
2013 (Junior): Hit .309 with in 42 starts, playing in 44 games ... Recorded 47 hits, second-most on the team ... Led the team with five triples ... Had 10 multi-hit games, including a 4-for-4 effort against North Dakota State (Mar. 30) ... Drove in more than one run in a game on eight different occassions ... Hit .447 (14-of-38) in 12 games at the Metrodome ... Recorded 10 RBI and three extra-base hits in those games ... Finished the season with 13 extra-base hits ... Struck out just 16 times all season in 179 plate appearances ... Scored five runs without the benefit of a hit on May 10 vs. NJIT ... Stole a base and walked twice in that game ... Scored 28 runs, third-most on the team ... Earned third letter.
Summer 2012: Played for the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League during the summer of 2012.
2012 (Sophomore): Started 47 games and appeared in 51 as a sophomore ... Started 20 games behind the dish with 27 more as the DH and four more at first base ... Team's primary cleanup hittter ... Hit .271 with 26 RBI and a homer ... Led the team in sacrifice flies (4) ... Successful on all three stolen base attempts ... Recorded eight multi-RBI games, third-most on the squad ... Had 14 multi-hit games ... Went 7-for-17 with five runs and five RBI in the four-game series at Chicago State (May 17-19) ... Hit safely in seven of final eight games of the season to raise his average 37 points in that span (.235 to .271) ... Generated three straight multi-hit games in the Great West Conference Tournament, going 7-for-15 with five runs and four RBI in the four games ... Tripled and doubled and added two walks at Texas-Pan American (April 13) .. Homered at Creighton (March 16) ... Earned second letter.
2011 (Freshman): Earned 42 starts at catcher during his true freshman season ... Batted .347 with 19 runs and 20 RBI in Great West play ... Threw out 16 would-be base stealers during the season ... Finished the campaign with 11 multiple-hit games and six multiple-RBI affairs ... Registered first collegiate hit and RBI at Wichita State (Feb. 26), finishing 2-for-4 with a doulbe, triple and two RBI in the contest ... Had the first three-hit game of his career at Southeast Missouri State (March 13) ... Went 8-for-14 (.571) with two hits and a RBI in each contest of the four-game Great West series at Houston Baptist ... Finished with five hits and eight runs in the GWC series at Northern Colorado ... Also added his first three-RBI game of his career against the Bears (May 7) ... Belted his first collegiate home run against UTPA (May 20) ... Hit safely in the last three games of the GWC Tournament .. Earned first letter.
Before UND: Earned two letters in baseball and three in football at Wayzata High School … Earned All-Lake Conference honors as a junior and senior … Also earned All-Metro second team honors after batting .478 with seven home runs and 21 RBI as a senior.
Personal: Son of Brian and Karen Trygstad … Majoring in banking and financial economics.
INTERNET SPONSORS: -Plymouth Wayzata Youth Baseball- Eric Kaye (Plymouth, Minn.)