Mike is a sophomore from Lakeville, Minn. who plays his collegiate ball for the University of Minnesota. He attended Lakeville North High School where he finished his career as the school¿s all-time leader in home runs, RBI and consecutive games played and was named Minnesota State High School Player of the Year in 2007. As a freshman with the Gophers in 2008, he started 49-of-55 games and had 45 hits, 25 RBI and four homers. He is the son of Corrie Madson and Jay Kvasnicka, who was drafted in the eighth round by the Twins in 1988 and made it as high as Triple-A ball. Mike played for the St. Cloud River Bats of the Northwoods League in the summer of 2008.