Blake Torgerson Athlete Profile

#32 Blake Torgerson

Blake Torgerson
Position: Right Hand Pitcher Height: 6-5 Weight: 220 Roster Years: 2005 | 2008-2011 Hometown: Westminster, CA Mission: St. Louis, MO Last School: Westminster High School

Personal

Born in Anaheim, Calif., ... parents are Dave and Cindy ... father played for BYU in 1975 ... played in the Connie Mack League for the California Rockies ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to St. Louis, Mo., ... married Whitney Donaldson in May 2010 ... graduated with a degree in sociology.

Before BYU

Prepped at Westminster High where he was coached by Mike Kelly ... was first team All-CIF as a senior ... second team All-CIF as a junior ...was first-team All-Golden West League all three years ... was Golden West League Pitcher of the Year as a senior ... was 9-2 with a 1.56 ERA and threw a no hitter as a junior ... was 9-3 with a 1.23 ERA, giving up only two walks during his senior season ... was also first-team All-Golden West League in soccer.

Stats

Year     ERA  W-L APP  GS  CG  SV    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO
2005    6.46  6-2  13  11   0   0  62.2  84  57  45  10  22
2008    6.22  6-4  18   7   2   2  68.0  92  55  47  13  34
2009    5.66  6-3  14  14   1   0  82.2 115  66  52  15  39
2011    5.16  1-2   9   2   0   1  22.2  30  13  13   2  14


2005 | Freshman Year

Was BYU's third starter in the weekend rotation ... made his second division one start--and second start of the week--pitching seven strong innings in a 7-4 win over No. 30 Oral Roberts, helping BYU earn its first series win of the season ... Cougar Scholar-Athlete.

2008 | Sophomore Year

Academic All-Mountain West Conference ... All-River City Classic ... went the eight-inning distance throwing 108 pitches, walking two and scattering six hits in a 1-0 tournament-ending loss to San Diego State in the Mountain West Conference Championships at Fort Worth, Texas ... earlier in the season he also had a successful outing at San Diego State, pitching the final seven innings of a 14-inning loss to the Aztecs when he struck out 12 ... threw 121 pitches in a nine-inning complete game to beat New Mexico, but didn't register a strikeout ... moved from reliever to the starting rotation two months into the season ... recorded saves against San Jose State and Gonzaga ... threw eight innings at Utah, giving up no earned runs.

2009 | Junior Year

Second Team All-Mountain West Conference ... MWC Pitcher of the Week vs. the Air Force Academy when he threw a two-hitter in a complete nine-inning game ... undefeated at 5-0 in league games ... team co-captain.

2011 | Senior Year

Co-captain ... capped a 19-11 career record in 53 appearances as he registered a 1-2 record in nine appearances ... his victory came in a 6-4 upset at No. 6 Arizona State ... recorded his save in a 9-4 victory at UNLV when he pitched 2.1 innings.