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April Thorson Athlete Profile

#7 April Thorson

Position: Catcher Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2011 Hometown: Ashland, OR Last School: BYU-Hawaii


  • Parents are Roy and Lois Jorgensen
  • Born in Ashland, OR
  • Married to BYU football player Marco "Moose" Thorson in June 2010 in the San Diego Temple
  • Has four siblings
  • Brother Steve played football at Southern Oregon
  • Transferred after playing softball at BYU-Hawaii
  • Majoring in physical education

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Ashland High
  • Softball team captain
  • Two-time region honorable mention
  • Also was a three-time letterwinner in basketball
  • Participated in crew, choir, Relay for Life and volleyball

2011 | Senior Year

  • Saw time in the field in one game against Seattle, recording one putout at first base
  • Worked with the pitching staff as a catcher