UND Baseball BIO
Alex Twenge
Player Profile:
Alex Twenge 802158
Position: Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Minnetonka, Minn.
High School: Minnetonka High School
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies

Career stats
2015 game-by-game stats
2014 game-by-game stats

2013 game-by-game stats

2014 (Junior):
Made six appearances on the year with four starts … Pitched a total of 17.2 innings, giving up 19 hits, 24 runs, and recording 10 strikeouts … Finished the year with a 0-4 record and 11.21 ERA in an injury-riddled season … Had a scoreless outing at Creighton (Apr. 6), going 1.0 inning without allowing a hit … Threw 6.2 innings in his first start of the season, allowing four runs with a season-high five strikeouts at Illinois State (Feb. 28) … Earned third letter.  

2013 (Sophomore): Named Second Team All-Great West Conference after a breakout sophomore season ... Made 11 starts, leading the team with a 6-1 record ... His 2.52 ERA led the Great West Conference ... Threw 64.1 innings and allowed just 54 hits ... North Dakota won in eight of his 11 starts ... Opponents managed only .229 batting average against him ... Struck out 37 and walked just 16 all season ... Only allowed more than two earned runs in two of his starts ... Had five straight outings with only one earned run or less from March 8 to April 27 ... In that span, he went 2-1 with a 1.21 ERA and 18 Ks in 29.2 IP ... Threw a nine-inning complete game at Houston Baptist (Apr. 6) , allowing just one run while striking out four without a walk ... Member of the Great West All-Academic team ... Earned second letter. 

2012 (Freshman): Played in 27 games and made 25 starts ... Made 11 appearances in relief with a 1-1 record and a 10.20 ERA with 14 K in 15.0 innings ... Hit .272 with a pair of homers and 14 RBI at the plate ... Started 25 games behind the plate and made just two errors ... Recorded seven multi-hit games, including three games with three hits ... Had a career day at Chicago State (May 18), going 3-for-4 with a homer, three RBI and two runs scored ... Hit first career homerun in a 5-0 UND win over NYIT (May 5) ... Went 5-for-13 with five RBI and five runs in the four-game series at Chicago State (May 17-19) ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: A 2011 graduate of Minnetonka High School where he letted two seasons in baseball, basketball and football ... Earned 2011 All-Lake Conference honors and named to the Lion’s All-Star Team ... Served as team captain for both his high school baseball and basketball teams as a senior ... Named Minnetonka's Athlete of the Year in 2011.

Personal: Son of Paul and Dawn Twenge ... Father played baseball at Mayville State and was the head baseball coach at Valparaiso University from 1987-2006 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.


Mike & Kathy Gullickson (Chanhassen, Minn.)

Ken & Cindy Mueller (Scottsdale, AZ.)

Thorgren Tool & Molding Co. Inc. – Rob Throgren ( - Valparaiso, IN.)

Curtis & Connie Strand (Stewart, Minn.)

Dave and Julie Lee (Apple Valley, Minn.)

Dawn & Paul Twenge (Excelsior, Minn.)

Mark Bendix (Greenwood, Minn.)


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