2017 (RS-Senior): Made 13 appearances on the mound including a team-high 11 starts with three complete games... Led BSU with 71.0 innings (sixth in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference), 3.68 ERA and four wins... Held opposing batters to a .322 average at the plate and finished with 42 strikeouts and 14 walks... Tied a career-high 8.0 innings pitched April 26, 2017 at University of Mary.
2016 (RS-Junior): Made 11 appearances and nine starts on the hill during his first full season of action… Finished with one win April 16 versus University of Sioux Falls and one save April 20 at Minot State University… Struck out 30 batters and held opposing hitters to a .319 average from the plate… Threw a career high eight strikeouts April 23 versus University of Minnesota Duluth… Allowed one earned run in 6.2 innings of work April 4 at Minnesota State University Mankato.
2015 (Junior): Was a redshirt athlete during the 2015 season.
Prior to BSU: Spent one season at Century College and one at MN State Fergus Falls Junior College... Went to the junior college world series with Century College freshman year... Sophomore year at MN State Fergus Falls, Fransen was a strong pitcher with a 5-1 record, a 2.14 earned run average and 42 strikeouts in 46 innings pitched... Earned 10 varsity letters and was an honor roll member at Renville County West High School.
Personal: Born March 29, 1994... Son of Scott and Dawn Fransen... Majoring in marketing communications at BSU.
Innings Pitched - 8, 2x, last at U-Mary (April 26, 2017)
Hits (low) - 0, vs Minnesota Crookston (April 13, 2016)
Earned Runs (low) - 0, 2x, last vs Northern State (April 5, 2017)
Strikeouts - 8, vs Minnesota Duluth (April 23, 2016)
Pitches - 110, at Concordia-St. Paul (March 26, 2016)