Wolverines will play 14 of first 16 games in California
At Utah Valley ... Freshman (2013): Made five appearances, all in relief ... was 1-0 with a 6.14 ERA and one save ... earned win after throwing 3.0 scoreless innings and striking out four at Northern Colorado on May 5 ... picked up save on April 26 against Chicago State after tossing 3.0 scoreless innings.
Before Utah Valley ... Prepped at Provo High School in Provo, Utah ... helped team to third place finish in 4A state playoffs as a junior ... chosen to play in Utah County All-Star Classic.
Personal ... Son of Michelle and David Valgardson ... born in Provo, Utah ... wife is named Mikell ... married in July of 2012 in Bountiful, Utah ... graduated from Provo High School in 2008 with a 3.9 GPA ... served LDS mission in Richmond, Virginia ... major is chemistry ... father played football at Rick College (now BYU-Idaho) and his cousin (Kam) played football at BYU.