At Utah Valley ... Senior (2010): Had two walk-off hits during senior season ... first was in pinch-hit home run in 10th inning of a win over Portland on March 18 ... had a walk-off, two-run double in the ninth inning in the opening round of the Great West Tournament against Chicago State on May 26 and was named to All-Tournament Team ... went 9-for-12 with eight RBI and three runs during Great West Tournament ... batted .385 with four home runs, 11 doubles and 30 RBI ... appeared in 42 games, starting 33 (26 at DH, seven at catcher) ... hit .472 against lefties ... went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI against Gonzaga on March 26 ... was 2-for-5 with four RBI vs. Southern Utah on April 3 ... was 3-for-5 with thre RBI in GWC Tournament game vs. Houston Baptist ... had three hits and an RBI in GWC Tournament Championship win over Northern Colorado.
Junior (2009): Finished third on the team with a .370 batting average ... appeared in 31 games, starting 28 ... split majority of starts between catcher and first ... had 13 multi-hit games ... went 3-for-3 at Southern Utah on Feb. 28 ... went 3-for-4 with two runs batted in at Sacramento State on April 10 ... went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI at Northern Colorado on May 2.
Before Utah Valley ... Played at Phoenix College for two seasons in Arizona ... helped team to ACCAC Championship in 2008 ... batted .235 in 36 starts for Phoenix ... prepped at Weber High School in North Ogden, Utah ... team finished 5th in state and 2nd in region ... earned 1st Team All-State and All-Area honors and 2nd Team All-State ... hit .430 and struck out just one time as a senior ... also played football at Weber and earned 2nd Team All-Region.
Personal ... Son of Bruce and Coleen Thorpe ... born in Ogden, Utah ... graduated from Weber High School with a 3.5 GPA and was on the honor roll ... majoring in Business Marketing at Utah Valley ... enjoys hunting and fly fishing ... dad played football at Utah State.