Active from 1973-1977 • Inducted in 1998
A four-year starter at first base, Thelen is one of the best hitters in L&C history, batting .382 over his four-year career. He batted .401 in the 1977 season and was named to the First-Team All-Northwest Conference and NAIA District 2 All-Star in 1976 and 1977. Captain of the team in 1977, he was selected a Second-Team NAIA All-American and a member of the District 2 Champion team that year, and was a member of the Area (Pacific NW regional) runner-up team.
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