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TABLE OF CONTENTS Quick Facts Welcome from the President Administrative Staff Defiance Athletics Philosophy Athletic Training Head Coaching Staff Athletics Facilities This Is Defiance College Jackets in the Community MEET THE COACHES Derek Woodley Chad Newhard Xander Uxley Scoop Miller MEET THE JACKETS 2016 Roster Seniors Juniors Sophomores Freshmen 2015 IN REVIEW 2015 Results 2015 Statistic Leaders BASEBALL HISTORY Year-By-Year Records Career Coaching Records Individual Season Records Individual Career Records Team Season Records HCAC Tournament History

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QUICK FACTS GENERAL INFORMATION Location .................................................................................. Defiance, Ohio Founded ..................................................................................................... 1850 Enrollment ............................................................................................... 1,100 Nickname ................................................................................. Yellow Jackets Colors .................................................................................... Purple and Gold Baseball Home Field ........................................................ Craig Rutter Field Affiliation ........................................................................ NCAA Division III Conference ............................... Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference President ...................................................................... Dr. Richanne Mankey Director of Athletics ................................................................. Rudy Yovich Head Athletic Trainer ................................................................. Kevin Tong College Website ................................................................. www.defiance.edu Athletic Website................................................... www.defianceathletics.com

PROGRAM HISTORY First Year ................................................................................................... 1905 Seasons of Participation............................................................................. 102 All-Time Record .............................................................. 904-1111-11 (.449) Conference Championships ....................................................................... 11 Years.............................................1919, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 59, 61, 65, 68 Postseason Tournament Appearances....................................................... 11 National Tournament Appearances.............................................................. 2

COACHING STAFF Head Coach ........................................................................... Derek Woodley Alma Mater .............................................. Minnesota State-Mankato (1995) Record at Defiance ....................................................... 93-204 (9th Season) Career Record ............................................................ 234-294 (14th Season) Office Phone .......................................................................... (419) 783-2341 E-mail Address ...................................................... dwoodley@defiance.edu Assistant Coach ..................................................................... Chad Newhard Alma Mater ......................................................... Grace (Ind.) College, 1999 Office Phone .......................................................................... (419) 783-2446 Email ....................................................................... cnewhard@defiance.edu Assistant Coach ........................................................................ Xander Uxley Alma Mater...............................................The Ohio State University (2014)

SPORTS INFORMATION Sports Information Director ....................................................... Jeff Hoedt Phone ....................................................................................... (419) 783-2566 E-mail ........................................................................... jhoedt@defiance.edu Assistant .................................................................................... Kaitlyn Lentz Assistant .................................................................................. Megan Higdon Website ............................................................... www.defianceathletics.com

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WELCOME FROM THE PRESIDENT Dear Fellow DC Fan: It is a real pleasure to welcome you to our campus and to today’s event. We at Defiance College are extremely proud of our wonderful athletic program and of the many other activities taking place at DC. The students whom you are watching today are an important part of our larger DC family, and they are among the approximately 1000 DC students who benefit from the dedication and assistance provided by our wonderful faculty, alumni, staff, administrators, and friends. Students at DC receive a wide range of distinctive experiences as we strive to offer our students the best of all worlds. At DC, students get the individualized benefits of a student-centered small college, but they also get a world of opportunities beyond. What does this mean? It means that our students start working with us before they even start their classes to put together distinctive Personal Success Plans, so that we can work with them to tailor their DC education and experiences to their own individual interests and goals. Throughout their four years at Defiance, our students benefit from a broad range of activities and experiences that are structured both to help them achieve their individual dreams and also to enable them to stand out in the job market and when applying to graduate schools. As part of that approach, we work with our students to help them develop their own Defiance College Resume. DC students also participate in a broad array of curricular and extra-curricular activities that give students distinctive hands-on experiences in their relevant fields. Just to name a few examples, we are proud of the work that our Criminal Justice students do in investigating cold cases for the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office in Detroit; our Education students get hands-on experience working in classrooms as early as their freshman year; Science students run and manage a 200+ acre wildlife preserve; through our Business Advantage Program, business, marketing, finance, sales, accounting and other students get hands-on experiences creating and running actual businesses. I could go on and on in terms of the different opportunities for our Communications, Sport Management, Pre-Med, Social Work, Graphic Design, and students in many other areas. We are all particularly proud of the great work that our students have done in running Project 701, a unique student-run, separately-legally-incorporated non-profit, in which DC students create, develop, run and manage service projects. From working with the two hospitals in town to run a free primarycare clinic to micro-finance lending; from providing computer repair services to packing backpacks full of food for needy elementary school students to take home on weekends, our DC students are gaining the tools to become entrepreneurial life-long learners, while also helping to address important local, regional, national, and international issues. In fact, Defiance College was recently named one of the top 20 schools in the country in terms of community service and engagement. DC students also get unique opportunities to travel both domestically and internationally. Under our DC Global Program, we actually guarantee an international opportunity in the junior or senior year to students in good standing who successfully complete our full four-year program. Over the past two years, DC students have traveled to Cambodia, Belize, Tanzania, Ghana, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, London, Paris, Vienna, Prague, Hungary, Slovakia, and more. Similarly, on a domestic level, DC students have traveled to New York City, Washington, D.C., Portland (OR), Pittsburgh, Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Kansas City, Des Moines, Denver, Selma, Memphis, Chicago, Nashville, Florida, South Carolina, New Mexico, and elsewhere. We are very proud of the opportunities we give our students to open their eyes, raise their sights, open their minds, and, in many cases, open their hearts as well. I hope you notice some of the recent improvements to our athletic facilities. Our George M. Smart Athletic Center (“the George”) began operation in February 2012, and we are thrilled with the opportunities our students have to use this 84,000 square foot facility, with its 200-meter indoor track, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, batting cages, fitness center, weight room, and much more. The new turf on our football/lacrosse field was installed in December, 2012, and we also recently renovated our outdoor E. Stevens Dix Tennis Courts. The new bleachers and improved flooring in our Weaner Center has also enhanced the experience for our fans, and more improvements are underway across campus this year as well. I want to thank our entire team, including players, coaches, trainers, and staff for the great work they do every day and the numerous ways in which they go above and beyond on a regular basis. I also want to thank our alumni, the parents of our athletes and the various organizations, all of whom donate generously to our athletic programs. Members of the Defiance College Board of Trustees, the Purple and Gold Club, and the Alumni Varsity ‘D’ all contribute immeasurably as well, both as individuals and through their organizations. And the incomparable faculty at DC, together with extremely dedicated administrators and staff, all combine to make DC the special place that it is. We are pleased to have you as our guest at DC today, and I hope that you will return to campus frequently for both sporting events and the numerous cultural and academic events we are so proud to host. Go Jackets! Sincerely, Dr. Richanne Mankey, President

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ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Rudy Yovich - Director of Athletics ryovich@defiance.edu • (419) 783-2380

Jodie Holava - Assistant Director of Athletics jholava@defiance.edu • (419) 783-2379

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Michelle Trubey Administrative Assistant mtrubey@defiance.edu (419) 783-2342

Terry Ranes Facilities Director tranes@defiance.edu (419) 783-2492

Craig Rutter Coordinator of Engagement crutter@defiance.edu (419) 783-2374

Hannah Benzing Athletics Admin. Graduate Assistant hbenzing@defiance.edu (419) 785-2867

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ATHLETIC TRAINING

Kevin Tong Head Athletic Trainer ktong@defiance.edu (419) 783-2340

Kathleen Westfall Associate Athletic Trainer kwestfall@defiance.edu (419) 783-2345

Andrew Bacon Assistant Athletic Trainer abacon@defiance.edu (419) 783-2433

Samantha Grove Graduate Assistant sgrove@defiance.edu (419) 783-2829

Nick Albertson Graduate Assistant nalbertson@defiance.edu (419) 783-2829

DEFIANCE ATHLETICS PHILOSOPHY The Defiance College intercollegiate athletic program serves as a window of opportunity for all prospective student-athletes to experience an extra-curricular educational and physical activity that fits within the general mission of the college to develop the whole person. The student-athlete will be exposed to a variety of opportunities for personal growth in the areas of intellectual, emotional, spiritual, social and physical dimensions as it relates to each individual and their respective sport. The student-athlete, as a team member, will be involved in a learning community that will strive for excellence both on the field and in the classroom while maintaining a dignity of fair play and continued emphasis on positive sportsmanship. Jointly, the coaches and student-athletes will build an engaged environment that will accentuate the learning process not only within the competitive arena but also within the college campus and the community as a whole. An emphasis will be placed on the impact of participation and personal growth, rather than scoreboard success, in a balanced sports program where equitable sports opportunities will be available to both genders. The student-athletes of Defiance College choose to participate in the intercollegiate athletic program for a variety of reasons but none of which includes athletic related financial aid or the promise of financial security through professional athletic stardom. Through participation in the intercollegiate athletic program, a student-athlete continues to compete for the love of sport, the thrill of competition and the fulfillment of countless intrinsic values. The Defiance College intercollegiate athletic program strives to be an integral and cohesive part of the collegiate learning and living process, appropriately well suited to coexist with the Defiance College mission statement‌ to know-to lead-to serve and to understand.

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HEAD COACHING STAFF

Tyler Ault Men’s/Women’s Tennis

Brie Brenner Volleyball

Scott Cutter Men’s Basktball

James Hanson Men’s Lacrosse

Jodie Holava Softball

Fred Morre Men’s/Women’s Golf

Jessica (Cox) Morris Women’s Basketball

Jordan Valentine Men’s Soccer

Jenny Vincent Women’s Soccer

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Ken Ciolek

Cross Country/ Track & Field

Derek Woodley Baseball

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ATHLETICS FACILITIES RUTTER FIELD

The Yellow Jackets Baseball team utilizes several facilities on the Defiance College campus. Whether the team is competing against a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival at Craig A. Rutter Field, training in the winter in the George M. Smart Athletic Center, getting preventative or recovery care in an athletic training facility on campus or eating a pre-game meal at the Serrick Center, Defiance College coaches, administration and staff are devoted to providing the studentathletes with the best facilities possible. Defiance College provides an 84,000 square foot field house, often referred to as “The George� , that opened in February of 2012. The multi-purpose floor provides additional training areas for all 19 varsity athletic programs at Defiance College. The George also boasts a full athletic training room, one of three in the Defiance College Athletics Complex, as well as two full-length batting cages and an expanded fitness and free-weight area.

SMART FITNESS CENTER

HOCKING ATHLETIC TRAINING ROOM

GEORGE M. SMART ATHLETIC CENTER

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THIS IS DEFIANCE COLLEGE

DEFY THE ORDINARY

Defiance College is a private liberal arts-based college providing outstanding academic programs and co-curricular activities for a student body of more than 1,000 students. Defiance College offers students the best of both worlds. In a small campus environment, students can have hands-on experiences in their field of study through quality internships, domestic and international travel, diverse cultural encounters, and distinctive service and research opportunities for personal and professional growth. Through excellent academic programs led by motivated and caring faculty, Defiance College students make connections through a blend of professional preparation and real-world experience that will strengthen their resume. Students find a world of opportunities to enhance their academic experience, from cultural visits in worldclass cities across the continent, to international trips through the DC Global program, all of which open minds to new ideas and cultures and provide insights to help in competition for jobs and graduate school placement. Defiance College is among the top 20 schools in the nation for community service and engagement as a Presidential Award Finalist for the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. DC is one of only four colleges and universities in the Midwest to receive this prestigious recognition. For the past four years DC has been named a Military Friendly School for providing significant benefits and services to veterans. Defiance College was also selected by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification. The McMaster School for Advancing Humanity was created to provide opportunities for DC undergraduate students and faculty to more closely examine global issues and how they affect the human condition. Faculty and students conducted projects during the 2012-2013 year in Belize and Cambodia, and will travel to Tanzania during the 2013-14 academic year. The School serves as the umbrella for the Service Leadership Program developing leadership communication, conflict resolution and cultural awareness, with the Carolyn M. Small Honors Program providing opportunities for students to participate in an honors curriculum, and Project 701, a student-run nonprofit organization. Defiance College is also home of the Hench Autism Studies Program, an innovative, multi-faceted program designed to specifically address the late adolescent years and the transition of individuals with autism to adulthood. Student life is an important part of a Defiance College education. Activities include student government, musical and theater groups, religious organizations, intercultural organizations, honor societies, special interest groups, intramural athletics, and four Greek chapters including a service fraternity. As a national leader in the field of service learning and engagement, DC teaches students to take the knowledge they have gained and use it to change lives for the better in their communities, in distant villages and in their careers. Approximately 10,000 men and women across the globe claim Defiance College as their alma mater, and they excel in all walks of life.

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JACKETS IN THE COMMUNITY

Defiance College has challenged students to defy the ordinary by exploring academic boundaries, taking on roles of civic responsibility and leadership, and becoming engaged on campus and in the community. All of this makes for an extraordinary college experience. Nowhere else will you find students committed to their communities like Defiance College, and nowhere else will you find student-athletes and coaches as immersed in service and engagement. Each year, DC student-athletes collectively contribute more than 2,000 hours of service in their community. Several teams have traditional service projects that they perform on an annual basis. Many students are also involved in service through Defiance’s stellar programs such as the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, the Service Leadership Program, and Project 701. Defiance College is among the top 20 schools in the nation for community service and engagement as a Presidential Award Finalist for the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. DC is one of only four colleges and universities in the Midwest to receive this prestigious recognition. Defiance College is also featured for excellence in blending academics with community work by The Princeton Review in its Colleges with a Conscience: 81 Great Schools with Outstanding Community Involvement. For more information on all of the service and engagement programs at Defiance College, visit the website at www.defiance.edu.

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MEET THE

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DEREK WOODLEY

Head Coach Ninth Season (93-204) Minnesota State-Mankato, 1995 Derek Woodley is in his ninth season at the helm of the Yellow Jacket baseball program and is just the third coach in the history of the program to surpass 50 career wins. In his first six years with the Yellow Jackets, Woodley has seen 32 DC players named to the All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Team, while also placing 15 student-athletes on the HCAC All-Academic squad. Following a nine-win improvement during the 2012 campaign, Woodley guided the Yellow Jackets to the programs third most wins (20) in school history and led Defiance to its first HCAC Tournament appearance in the HCAC-era with a 13-11 mark in conference play. The Yellow Jackets lost a pair of one run games against top seeded Manchester and Transylvania in the tournament. The team finished with eight All-HCAC recognitions, a record for Defiance. In 2012, Woodley led DC to 15 total victories and eight wins in conference play. Defiance ended the year with a 7-6 clip over its final 13 outings and closed the bounce back season with a three-game sweep at Mount St. Joseph. Defiance has raised its win total from the previous season in five of the six years, including the 16-win showing in 2010 that marked the program’s highest win total in a single season since 1999 until the 2013 campaign earned four more victories. The improvements have also shown up in the record books, as Woodley led the Jackets to new all-time single-season records for the program in at bats, hits, doubles, innings pitched, putouts, assists and fielding percentage in 2010, before setting another new record with a .964 fielding percentage in 2012. Woodley has worked hard to lay the foundation for a successful baseball program at Defiance College and has used his avid recruiting skills to consistently add depth and athleticism to the roster, while nearly doubling the squad size since coming to DC. Along with bolstering the roster and making numerous upgrades to DC’s baseball facilities, Woodley has also implemented an active camp schedule for local youth and high school prospects during the summer and winter months. Woodley has 19 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level and most recently served as the assistant coach at Manchester College prior to accepting his current position at DC. During his stint at Manchester, Woodley helped guide the Spartans to a pair of appearances in the HCAC Tournament in 2006 and 2007 in addition to claiming a Midwest Regional Title. Prior to coaching at MC, Woodley spent 12 seasons at Bethany Lutheran College in Minnesota where he accumulated a 141-90 record, while winning three league titles, a pair of regional championships and two NJCAA Region XIII Coachof-the-Year honors during a six-year stint as the Vikings’ head coach. Woodley was also an assistant at Bethany Lutheran for six seasons before taking over the reins of the program and saw the team win four league titles and three regional crowns during that time. Along with an extensive coaching background, Woodley has served as the intramural director at Bethany Lutheran, Manchester and Defiance and was also the athletic director at Bethany Lutheran for over two full years. Woodley also served as the co-interim athletic director at Defiance during the 2009-2010 year. Woodley worked as a part-time scout for the St. Louis Cardinals from 2000-2004 and served as a coach in the Northwoods League for the Mankato Mashers and Mankato Moondogs from 2000-2003.

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CHAD NEWHARD Assistant Coach First Season Grace (Ind.) College, 1999

Chad E. Newhard will be in his first year as an assistant baseball coach for the Yellow Jackets in 2016. Prior to joining the Jackets, Newhard was the head baseball coach/Health and Human Performance Instructor at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind. (Aug. 2008-May 2015). He held the head coaching position for seven years and recorded the second most wins in school history. His coaching abilities led the players to set the school record for stolen bases in 2010 (fourth in NAIA nationally). They were also the 2010 conference tournament runners-up that season. While at Indiana Wesleyan, he coached Josh Worrell who became a 30th round draft pick by the Kansas City Royals in 2009. He also coached Sam Lewis who signed with the Cardinals as a free agent in 2012. Newhard coached six All-League performers in his seven years with the Wildcats. In addition to coaching, he has a vast experience running camps and generating revenue opportunities for facility improvements. His teams were also active through various community service endeavors. Before his role as head coach at Indiana Wesleyan, Newhard was the head baseball coach/assistant Professor of Physical Education at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kan. There, he coached two all-conference performers and one allregion performer. He helped lead his team to tie the school record for runs in a season and broke the school record for team RBI’s. Newhard was also the assistant baseball coach and recruiting coordinator at Indiana University Perdue University in Fort Wayne, Ind. (2004-07). In 2005, he helped coach the team to 24 wins, which was the best season to date at the Division I level for the University. Newhard served as the recruiting coordinator in charge of all aspects of recruiting. He worked primarily with the infielders, catchers and hitters. An additional coaching stop for Newhard has included being the head baseball coach at Glen Oaks Community College in Centreville, Mich. (2002-04). His teams were routinely ranked in the NJCAA Div. II national poll. Newhard coached three all-conference performers. Newhard began his career at Glen Oaks Community College as an assistant baseball coach (2000-02). At this time he worked with the hitters, catchers, and outfielders and coached one professional draft pick (38th round) in 2001. In addition, Newhard was the team strength and conditioning coordinator and lead instructor for baseball winter camps. Besides coaching, Newhard holds many memberships. Since 1999, he has been part of the American Baseball Coaches Association. He was an associate scout for the Baltimore Orioles for a little over a year (2003-04) and was an associate scout for the Toronto Blue Jays (2001-02). Newhard earned a bachelor’s degree in sports studies from Grace (Ind.) College. He was a four-year member of the baseball team as a student-athlete. He wemt on to obtain a Master’s degree in secondary education with a concentration in organizational leadership and supervision from Indiana University-Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne, Ind.

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BASEBALL COACHING STAFF

XANDER UXLEY

Assistant Coach Second Season The Ohio State University, 2014 Xander Uxley will be in his second season with the Defiance College baseball program in 2016. Uxley works primarily with the position players including the infielders and outfielders. He also serves as the Yellow Jackets’ hitting instructor. In Uxley’s first season as an assistant, he helped coach five All-Conference hitters, helped the offense achieve the second-most triples in a season in program history, had a player break the career infield assist record, and led the team to achieve the second-most conference wins in program history. Uxley comes in with a background of coaching experience stemming from the high school level as an assistant varsity coach at Pickerington North High School in 2013 and associate head coach at Columbus Bishop Ready High School in 2014. Since 2013, Xander has also been a head coach for the Ohio Elite Baseball Organization, one of Ohio’s premier travel organizations, during the summers. He has instructed at camps and clinics for various organizations and colleges including West Virginia University and Wright State University. Uxley also spent two years working as an evaluator for Prep Baseball Report, a baseball evaluation site that has advanced into one of the country’s largest and most respected independent scouting services. In the summer of 2016, Uxley will be the hitting coach for the Utica Brewers, a summer collegiate team located in New York that participates in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. He will be managing the team’s offense and working with the infielders. A Pickerington, Ohio native, Uxley played collegiate ball for Shawnee State University as an infielder and relief pitcher before an arm injury shortened his collegiate career. He then transferred and graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of science in human ecology in May of 2014. Uxley is continuing his studies at Defiance College where he expects to obtain his master of arts in education in May 2016.

SCOOP MILLER Assistant Coach Eighth Season Goshen, 1984

Scoop Miller joined the Defiance College coaching staff prior to the 2009 campaign and is in his seventh year with the Purple and Gold coaching staff in 2016. Miller brings additional coaching experience to the DC dugout, after spending 10 seasons as the head baseball coach at Archbold High. During his time at Archbold, Miller guided the Blue Streaks to a 190-69 record on the diamond, while leading them to the 2005 Division III Ohio State Championship. Miller also piled up nine sectional championships, four Northwest Ohio Athletic League titles, three district championships and one regional crown. During his time as a high school baseball coach, Miller garnered five Coach-of-the-Year honors, was named a 2004 State All-Star Coach and won the Ohio High School Athletic Association Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award in 2008. The 1984 graduate of Goshen College tossed the first no-hitter in GC history and also lettered on the hardwood, where he was a two-time all-league selection in the Mid-Central Conference. Miller is currently teaching physical education at Archbold Middle School and is pursuing a master’s degree from DC. He and his wife, Janet, have two daughters, Jordan and Taylor, and one son, Paxson.

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2016 ROSTER

NUMERICAL ROSTER

No. Name Pos. Yr B/T Ht Hometown High School 1 Nate Principe IF So. R/R 6-0 Fort Wayne, Ohio Snider 2 Zack Reed OF/IF Jr. R/R 6-0 Midland, Mich. Bullock Creek 3 Dave Blanch P Jr. L/R 5-10 Alliston, Ont., Can. Banting Memorial 4 Chris Douglas P Sr. R/R 6-6 Wixom, Mich. Walled Lake Western 5 Paris Creek P Fr. R/R 5-10 Bryan, Ohio Bryan 6 Tre DeVoe OF Jr. R/R 5-9 Allen Park, Mich. Allen Park 7 Michael Gilliland IF Fr. R/R 6-0 Napoleon, Ohio Napoleon 8 Quinten Harrington OF Jr. R/R 5-10 Sandusky, Ohio Perkins 9 Caleb Graff IF Fr. L/R 5-9 Westfield, Ind. Westfield 10 Grant Vickery OF Fr. R/R 5-11 Bellevue, Ohio Bellevue 11 Ryan Kohlhofer IF Sr. R/R 5-10 Walbridge, Ohio Lake 12 Zack Bires IF So. R/R 5-8 Lorain, Ohio Amherst Steele 13 Dom Gentile IF So. R/R 5-11 Defiance, Ohio Defiance 14 Nick Watkins IF/P Jr. R/R 5-10 Lima, Ohio Lima Central Catholic 15 Tanner Stippich OF Fr. R/R 6-0 Lima, Ohio Allen East 17 Ben Weber OF Sr. L/R 5-9 Troy, Ohio Lehman Catholic 18 Nick Peters P Jr. R/R 6-1 Macomb, Mich. Eisenhower 19 Mac Edwards C Jr. L/R 6-0 Kingston, Ont., Can. Jefferson CC 20 Jacob Green P So. R/R 5-10 Defiance, Ohio Defiance 21 Drew Miller P/C Jr. R/R 5-10 Walled Lake, Mich. Walled Lake Central 22 Gary Levengood C Sr. R/R 5-9 Beverly Hills, Fla. Lecanto 23 Tyler Davie P Fr. R/R 5-9 Cincinnati, Ohio Anderson 24 Dominic Holutiak P Jr. R/R 5-9 Maple Heights, Ohio Horizon Science 25 Troy Konwinski IF/P Fr. L/R 5-11 Allen Park, Mich. Allen Park 27 Cody Nelson P So. R/R 5-10 Clayton, Mich. Hudson 28 Parker Houk P So. R/R 5-8 Montpelier, Ohio Montpelier 29 Izzy Martinez P So. R/R 6-0 Defiance, Ohio Tinora 30 Mason Gross 1B So. R/R 5-10 St. Marys, Ohio St. Mary’s Memorial 31 Kody Fuller C Fr. R/R 5-9 Wabash, Ind. Wabash 32 Cody Harsman IF Fr. R/R 5-10 Brookville, Ohio Brookville 33 Mason Rapp C Fr. R/R 5-9 Fortville, Ind. Mt. Vernon 34 Bryce Alabata P Fr. L/L 6-3 Bryan, Ohio Bryan 35 Tyler Weaver 1B Fr. R/R 6-0 Defiance, Ohio Defiance 36 Josh Wagner P/IF Fr. L/R 6-2 Cincinnati, Ohio Taylor 37 TJ Scott P Fr. R/R 6-2 Cincinnati, Ohio Oak Hills 38 Alek Menyhart IF So. R/R 5-6 Hartland, Mich. Hartland 39 Joey Brobst 1B Jr. L/L 6-2 Plain City, Ohio Jonathan Alder 40 Zachary Weaver 1B Jr. L/L 6-2 Wyandotte, Mich. St. Francis Cabrini Head Coach: Derek Woodley Assistant Coaches: Chad Newhard, Xander Uxley, Scoop Miller

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Douglas

Sr • 6-6 • P • R/R Wixom, Mich. • Walled Lake Western H.S. Junior (2015): All-HCAC Sportsmanship Team selection ... Made eight appearances on the mound in relief … Posted a 0-1 record with one save in 8.0 innings pitched ... Allowed 14 runs, six earned, posting a 6.75 ERA ... Allowed 10 hits against 35 batters faced, a .286 batting average against ... Had four strikeouts with eight walks ... Had one putout ... Had two assists … Had a 1.000 fielding percentage.

Sophomore (2014): Made 14 appearances on the mound in relief … Posted a 0-1 record with one save in 15.1 innings pitched ... Allowed 17 runs, 16 earned, posting a 9.39 ERA ... Allowed 20 hits against 65 batters faced, a .308 batting average against ... Had 12 strikeouts with 10 walks ... Had one assist … Had a 1.000 fielding percentage. Freshman (2013): Made three appearances in relief ... Posted a 0-0 record in 4.0 innings pitched ... Allowed 12 runs, nine earned, posting a 20.25 ERA ... Allowed 12 hits against 23 batters faced, a .522 batting average against ... Had two strikeouts with five walks ... five doubles ... Hit two batters. Prep: Earned varsity letters during final two seasons at Walled Lake Western High … Played for head coach Michael Larges. Personal: Son of Scott and Laura Douglas … Has one brother; Sean ... Has one sister; Lindsey ... Majoring in business administration. PITCHING ERA W

2013 2014 2015 Total

L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 20.25 0 0 3 0 0 0 4.0 12 12 9 5 2 9.39 0 1 14 0 0 1 15.1 20 17 16 10 12 6.75 0 1 8 0 0 1 8.0 10 14 6 8 4 10.21 0 2 25 0 0 2 27.1 42 43 31 23 18

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Kohlhofer

Sr • 5-10 • IF • R/R Walbridge, Ohio • Lake H.S. Junior (2015): Honorable Mention All-HCAC ... Played in 36 games with 36 starts … Had 45 hits in 140 at bats (.321 avg.) … eight doubles ... two triples ... one homerun … Scored 38 runs ... Had 18 RBIs ... Had 10 walks ... Had a .364 on base percentage ... Had one sac fly … Had one sac bunt ... Had 60 total bases for a .429 slugging percentage ... Was seven for nine in stolen base attempts ... Had 54 putouts ... Had 106 assists ... Had a .884 fielding percentage.

Sophomore (2014): Honorable Mention All-HCAC ... Played in 38 games with 38 starts … Had 40 hits in 147 at bats (.272 avg.) … nine doubles ... three triples ... Scored 20 runs ... Had 20 RBIs ... Had 12 walks ... Had a .319 on base percentage ... Had four sac flies ... Had 55 total bases for a .374 slugging percentage ... Was eight for 11 in stolen base attempts ... Had 63 putouts ... Had 97 assists ... Had a .909 fielding percentage. Freshman (2013): Honorable Mention All-HCAC ... Played in 34 games with 32 starts ... Had 34 hits in 121 at bats (.281 avg.) ... four doubles ... Scored 16 runs ... Had 13 RBIs ... Had three walks ... Had a .294 on base percentage ... Had two sac flies ... Had one sac bunt ... Had 38 total bases for a .314 slugging percentage ... Had 24 strikeouts ... Grounded into two double plays ... Was three for five in stolen base attempts ... Had 60 putouts ... Had 93 assists ... Had 11 errors ... Had a .933 fielding percentage. Prep: Earned three varsity letters at Lake High … Played for head coach Greg Wilker … Two-time All-Wood County standout … Named as an All-Suburban Lakes League

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MEET THE JACKETS performer as a sophomore and junior. Personal: Son of Mike and Deanna Kohlhofer … Majoring in criminal justice. HITTING AVG 2013 .281 2014 .272 2015 .321 Total .292

GP GS AB 34 32 121 38 38 147 36 36 140 108 106 408

R 16 20 38 74

H 2B 34 4 40 9 45 8 119 21

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HR RBI 0 13 0 20 1 18 1 51

BB 3 12 10 25

SO 24 12 11 47

SB ATT 3 5 8 11 7 9 18 25

Levengood

Sr • 5-9 • C • R/R Beverly Hills, Fla. • Lecanto H.S. Junior (2015): Honorable Mention All-HCAC ... Played in 36 games with 36 starts … Had 37 hits in 128 at bats (.289 avg.) … 10 doubles ... one homerun … Scored 16 runs ... Had 25 RBIs ... Had 17 walks ... Had six hit by pitches … Had a .390 on base percentage ... Had three sac flys … Had two sac bunts ... Had 50 total bases for a .391 slugging percentage ... Had 167 putouts ... Had 17 assists ... Had a .989 fielding percentage.

Sophomore (2014): Played in 31 games with 30 starts … Had 26 hits in 102 at bats (.255 avg.) … four doubles ... Scored 24 runs ... Had 11 RBIs ... Had 11 walks ... Had six hit by pitches ... Had a .355 on base percentage ... Had two sac flies ... Had one sac bunt … Had 30 total bases for a .294 slugging percentage ... Was seven for 10 in stolen base attempts ... Had 134 putouts ... Had 24 assists ... Had a 1.000 fielding percentage. Freshman (2013): Played in 30 games with 28 starts ... Had 28 hits in 99 at bats (.283 avg.) ... four doubles ... Scored 14 runs ... Had seven RBIs ... Had 13 walks ... Had a .366 on base percentage ... Had five sac bunts ... Had 32 total bases for a .323 slugging percentage ... Had nine strikeouts ... Had 155 putouts ... Had 17 assists ... Had two errors ... Had a .989 fielding percentage. Prep: Lettered all four seasons for head coach David Logue at Lecanto High … Threetime all-county selection … Named team’s Most Valuable Player and captain … Graduated Summa Cum Laude. Personal: Son of Jerry and Marylynn Levengood ... Has one brother; Jack ... Majoring in mathematics. HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2013 .283 30 28 99 14 28 4 0 0 7 13 9 0 0 2014 .255 31 30 102 24 26 4 0 0 11 11 7 7 10 2015 .289 36 36 128 16 37 10 0 1 25 17 9 0 0 Total .277 97 94 329 54 91 18 0 1 43 41 25 7 10

Ben

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Weber

Sr • 5-9 • OF • L/R Troy, Ohio • Lehman Catholic H.S. Junior (2015): Second Team All-HCAC selection ... Played in 33 games with 33 starts … Had 40 hits in 129 at bats (.310 avg.) … six doubles ... one triple ... Scored 16 runs ... Had 16 RBIs ... Had six walks ... Had a .341 on base percentage ... Had two sac bunts ... Had 48 total bases for a .372 slugging percentage ... Had 36 putouts ... Had two assists ... Had a 1.000 fielding percentage.

Sophomore (2014): All-HCAC Honorable Mention Team ... Played in 25 games with 21 starts … Had 26 hits in 80 at bats (.325 avg.) …

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MEET THE JACKETS one double … Scored 10 runs ... Had 11 RBIs ... Had nine walks ... Had three hit by pitches ... Had a .413 on base percentage ... Had 27 total bases for a .338 slugging percentage ... Was six for six in stolen base attempts ... Had 49 putouts ... Had a .925 fielding percentage. Freshman (2013): Played in 23 games with 13 starts ... Had 15 hits in 44 at bats (.341 avg.) ... two doubles ... one triple ... Scored six runs ... Had eight RBIs ... Had four walks ... Had a .396 on base percentage ... Had 19 total bases for a .432 slugging percentage ... Had four strikeouts ... Grounded into two double plays ... Had 15 putouts ... Had two errors ... Had a .882 fielding percentage. Prep: Four-time letterman as an outfielder and pitcher at Lehman Catholic … Played for head coach Dave King … Three-time All-Ohio and All-Dayton selection … Voted as team’s Most Valuable Player ... Also lettered in football. Personal: Son of Paul and Jenny Weber … Has one sister; Gretchen ... Majoring in sports management. HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2013 .341 23 13 44 6 15 2 1 0 8 4 4 0 0 2014 .325 25 21 80 10 26 1 0 0 11 9 14 6 6 2015 .310 33 33 129 16 40 6 1 0 16 6 18 0 0 Total .320 81 67 253 32 81 9 2 0 35 19 36 6 6

Dave

3 25 strikeouts with 18 walks.

Blanch

Jr • 5-10 • P • L/R Alliston, Ont., Can. • Banting Memorial H.S. Sophomore (2015): Second Team All-HCAC selection ... Played in 10 games with nine starts … Had zero hits in five at bats (.000 avg.) … Had one RBI ... Had two putouts ... Had five assists ... Had a 1.000 fielding percentage ... Made eight appearances on the mound with eight starts ... Posted a 4-2 record in 50.1 innings pitched ... Pitched one complete game ... Allowed 22 runs, 14 earned, posting a 2.50 ERA ... Allowed 52 hits against 193 batters faced, a .269 batting average against ... Had

Freshman (2014): Made four appearances on the mound with four starts … Posted a 1-1 record in 21.1 innings pitched … Allowed 17 runs, 14 earned, posting a 5.91 ERA ... Allowed 22 hits against 84 batters faced, a .262 batting average against ... Had 13 strikeouts with 13 walks ... Had two putouts ... Had six assists ... Had a .889 fielding percentage. Prep: Lettered for head coach Scott Weldon at Banting Memorial as a pitcher and shortstop ... Member of 2012 championship team ... Team MVP in 2010. Personal: Son of Dave and Norine ... Has one brother; Zack ... Majoring in sports management. HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2014 .000 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2015 .000 10 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 Total .000 14 13 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0

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L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 5.91 1 1 4 4 0 0 21.1 22 17 14 13 13 2.50 4 2 8 8 1 0 50.1 52 22 14 18 25 3.52 5 3 12 12 1 0 71.2 74 39 28 31 38

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Brobst

Jr • 6-2 • 1B • L/L Plain City, Ohio • Jonathan Alder H.S. Sophomore (2015): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

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Freshman (2014): Did not compete as a member of the varsity squad. Prep: Lettered four years at Jonathan Alder High for Coach Craig Kyle as a first baseman ... Member of 2013 District and Regional Championship team.

Personal: Son of Joe and Linda ... Has one sister; Katie ... Majoring criminal justice.

Tre

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DeVoe

Jr • 5-9 • OF • R/R Allen Park, Mich. • Allen Park H.S. Sophomore (2015): Played in 21 games with 13 starts … Had 11 hits in 46 at bats (.239 avg.) … Scored five runs ... Had five RBIs ... Had nine walks ... Had three hit by pitches … Had a .397 on base percentage ... Had 11 total bases for a .239 slugging percentage ... Had 27 putouts ... Had one assist ... Had a .933 fielding percentage.

Freshman (2014): Played in three games … Had one hit in two at bats (.500 avg.) … Scored two runs ... Had two walks ... Had a .750 on base percentage ... Had one total bases for a .500 slugging percentage ... Did not record a fielding statistic. Prep: Two year letter winner for head coach Glen Gulliver at Allen Park as a utility infielder and outfielder ... Also a two-year letter winner in Football and Basketball. Personal: Son of David Howle and Carrie DeVoe ... Majoring in secondary education with a minor in special education. HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2014 .500 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2015 .239 21 13 46 5 11 0 0 0 5 9 7 0 0 Total .250 24 13 48 7 12 0 0 0 5 11 7 0 0

Mac

Edwards

Jr • 6-0 • C • L/R Kingston, Ont., Can. • Jefferson CC H.S. Jefferson Community College: Was nominated as the team’s “Most Valuable Player” in 2015.

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Personal: Son of Keith and Kelly Edwards ... Majoring in physical education and health.

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MEET THE JACKETS Quinten

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Harrington

Jr • 5-10 • OF • R/R Sandusky, Ohio • Perkins H.S. Sophomore (2015): Played in 31 games with 31 starts … Had 25 hits in 116 at bats (.216 avg.) … four doubles ... two triples ... one homerun … Scored 14 runs ... Had 15 RBIs ... Had six walks ... Had one hit by pitch … Had a .256 on base percentage ... Had two sac flys … Had two sac bunts ... Had 36 total bases for a .310 slugging percentage ... Was three for three in stolen base attempts ... Had 64 putouts ... Had three assists ... Had a .957 fielding percentage.

Freshman (2014): Played in 23 games with 14 starts … Had 10 hits in 56 at bats (.179 avg.) … two doubles ... Scored six runs ... Had six RBIs ... Had six walks ... Had two hit by pitches ... Had a .281 on base percentage ... Had 12 total bases for a .214 slugging percentage ... Was one for one in stolen base attempts ... Had 33 putouts ... Had a .971 fielding percentage. Prep: Lettered three years at Perkins under head coach Ray Neil as an outfielder ... Named Conference Player of the Year, First Team All-Conference and First Team AllDistrict in 2013 ... Also lettered two years in Football under head coach Jason Zeigler. Personal: Son of Sonya ... Has two brothers; Tyson and Tre’von ... Has one sister; Tikara ... Majoring in sports management. HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2014 .179 23 14 56 6 10 2 0 0 6 6 16 1 1 2015 .216 31 31 116 14 25 4 2 1 15 6 29 3 3 Total .203 54 45 172 20 35 6 2 1 21 12 45 4 4

Dominic

Holutiak

Jr • 5-10 • P • R/R Maple Heights, Ohio • Horizon Science H.S. Sophomore (2015): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

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Freshman (2014): Made two appearances on the mound in relief … Posted a 0-0 record in 1.1 innings pitched … Allowed two runs, one earned, posting a 6.75 ERA ... Allowed two hits against seven batters faced, a .286 batting average against ... Had 0 strikeouts with one walks.

Prep: Lettered all four years at Horizon Science Academy under head coach Craig Moro ... First Team All-Conference twice ... First Team All-Academic twice ... Three-time Bulldog Pitching Award winner ... Silver Batsman Award winner ... Also lettered in Basketball under Daniel Buryanek. Personal: Son of April and Andre Pettis ... Has two brothers; Alexander and Demetri ... Has one sister; Destini ... Majoring in athletic training. PITCHING ERA W

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L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 6.75 0 0 2 0 0 0 1.1 2 2 1 1 0 6.75 0 0 2 0 0 0 1.1 2 2 1 1 0

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Miller

Jr • 5-10 • P • R/R Walled Lake, Mich. • Walled Lake Central H.S. Sophomore (2015): Made three appearances on the mound in relief ... Posted a 0-0 record in 7.0 innings pitched ... Allowed four runs, four earned, posting a 5.14 ERA ... Allowed 10 hits against 28 batters faced, a .357 batting average against ... Had three strikeouts with three walks ... Had two assists ... Had a .667 fielding percentage.

Freshman (2014): Made 10 appearances on the mound with two starts … Posted a 0-1 record in 15.0 innings pitched … Allowed 23 runs, 21 earned, posting a 12.60 ERA ... Allowed 22 hits against 67 batters faced, a .328 batting average against ... Had seven strikeouts with 11 walks ... Had one putout … Had four assists ... Had a .833 fielding percentage. Prep: Lettered two year at Walled Lake Central under coach Mike Roffi as a catcher and pitcher ... Named to All-League team in 2013 ... KLAA Scholar-Athlete award recipient in 2012 ... AP Scholar Award in 2013 ... Honor Roll from 2010-13 ... National Honor Society. Personal: Son of Dave and Diane ... Has one brother; Dan ... Has one sister; Denise ... Majoring in molecular biology. PITCHING ERA W

2014 2015 Total

L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 12.60 0 1 10 2 0 0 15.0 22 23 21 11 7 5.14 0 0 3 0 0 0 7.0 10 4 4 3 3 10.23 0 1 13 2 0 0 22.0 32 27 25 14 10

Nick

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Peters

Jr • 6-1 • P • R/R Macomb, Mich. • Eisenhower H.S. Sophomore (2015): Made 14 appearances on the mound with three starts ... Posted a 3-1 record in 41.0 innings pitched ... Had two saves ... Allowed 27 runs, 24 earned, posting a 5.27 ERA ... Allowed 58 hits against 176 batters faced, a .330 batting average against ... Had 23 strikeouts with seven walks ... Had two putouts ... Had nine assists ... Had a 1.000 fielding percentage.

Freshman (2014): Made two appearances on the mound in relief … Posted a 0-0 record in 0.2 innings pitched … Allowed seven runs, six earned, posting a 81.00 ERA ... Allowed seven hits against 10 batters faced, a .700 batting average against ... Had 0 strikeouts with one walks. Prep: Lettered at Eisenhower under head coach Jason Gendearu as a pitcher and infielder ... Named most improved player for team in senior year. Personal: Son of Gary and Donna ... Has one brother; Gary ... Major is undecided. PITCHING ERA W

2014 2015 Total

L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 81.00 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.2 7 7 6 1 0 5.27 3 1 14 3 0 2 41.0 58 27 24 7 23 6.48 3 1 16 3 0 2 41.2 65 34 30 8 23

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MEET THE JACKETS Zack

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Reed

Jr • 6-0 • OF • R/R Midland, Mich. • Bullock Creek H.S. Sophomore (2015): Played in 32 games with 27 starts … Had 22 hits in 93 at bats (.237 avg.) … five doubles ... one triple ... Scored 14 runs ... Had 10 RBIs ... Had seven walks ... Had a .290 on base percentage ... Had five sac bunts ... Had 29 total bases for a .312 slugging percentage ... Was seven for nine in stolen base attempts ... Had 83 putouts ... Had 4 assists ... Had a .956 fielding percentage.

Freshman (2014): Played in 28 games with 28 starts … Had 20 hits in 90 at bats (.222 avg.) … one triple … Scored six runs ... Had 13 RBIs ... Had nine walks ... Had two hit by pitches ... Had a .307 on base percentage ... Had 22 total bases for a .244 slugging percentage ... Was 10 for 11 in stolen base attempts ... Had 80 putouts ... Had 12 assists ... Had a .948 fielding percentage. Prep: Four year letter winner in baseball at Bullock Creek under head coach Jim Parker ... Named to All-Conference, All-Area, All-District, and All-Region teams in 2013 ... Hit .450 with a fielding percentage of .997 in senior campaign ... Also a four-year letter winner in basketball under coach Justin Freeland and a three-year letter winner in Football under Jon Danna. Personal: Son of Tom and Tracey ... Has one brother; Trent .... Majoring in athletic training. HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2014 .222 28 28 90 6 20 0 1 0 13 9 19 10 11 2015 .237 32 27 93 14 22 5 1 0 10 7 12 7 9 Total .230 60 55 183 20 42 5 2 0 23 16 31 17 20

Nick

Watkins

Jr • 5-10 • IF/P • R/R Lima, Ohio • Lima Central Catholic H.S. Sophomore (2015): Made 17 appearances on the mound with one start … Posted a 1-3 record in 35.0 innings pitched … Allowed 31 runs, 26 earned, posting a 6.69 ERA ... Allowed 53 hits against 148 batters faced, a .358 batting average against ... Had 17 strikeouts with eight walks ... Played in 20 games with four starts … Had five hits in 11 at bats (.455 avg.) … two doubles ... one triple … Scored two runs ... Had one hit by pitch ... Had a .500 on base percentage ... Had nine total bases for a .818 slugging percentage ... Was one for one in stolen base attempts ... Had three putouts ... Had 14 assists ... Had a .944 fielding percentage.

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Freshman (2014): Made 14 appearances on the mound with three starts … Posted a 1-3 record in 32.2 innings pitched … Allowed 46 runs, 27 earned, posting a 7.44 ERA ... Allowed 59 hits against 152 batters faced, a .388 batting average against ... Had 13 strikeouts with 13 walks ... Had two putouts ... Had 10 assists ... Had a .800 fielding percentage. Prep: Lettered two years at Lima Central Catholic under coach John Schnieders ... Named to Honorable Mention All-Conference team as a junior on squad that made it to the OHSAA State Fianls ... Second team All-Conference as a senior on team that reach OHSAA Regional Semi-finals ... Also lettered two years in golf under coach Brock Howe. Personal: Son of Stephanie and Dave ... Has one brother; Joey ... Has one sister; Abby ... Majoring in middle childhood education.

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MEET THE JACKETS HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2014 .000 15 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2015 .455 20 4 11 2 5 2 1 0 0 0 4 1 1 Total .357 35 8 14 2 5 2 1 0 0 0 5 1 1 PITCHING ERA W

2014 2015 Total

L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 7.44 1 3 14 3 0 0 32.2 59 46 27 13 13 6.69 1 3 17 1 0 1 35.0 53 31 26 8 17 7.05 2 6 31 4 0 1 67.2 112 77 53 21 30

Zachary

Weaver

Jr • 6-2 • 1B • L/L Wyandotte, Mich. • St. Francis Cabrini H.S. Sophomore (2015): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

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Prep: Letterwinner in football, basketball, and hockey at St. Frances Cabrini. Personal: Son of Steve and Denise Weaver ... Has one sister; Kristi and one brother; Steve ... Majoring in communication arts.

Zack

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Bires

So • 5-8 • IF • R/R Lorain, Ohio • Amherst Steele H.S. Freshman (2015): Played in three games … Had one hit in three at bats (.333 avg.) … Had one RBI ... Had a .333 on base percentage ... Had one total base for a .333 slugging percentage ... Was zero for one in stolen base attempts ... Did not record a fielding statistic.

Prep: Letterwinner for three years at Amherst Steele under Head Coach Matt Rositano ... Helped team to three sectional titles and one conference championship ... Academic All-Ohio ... South Western Conference Scholar Athlete ... Member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Son of Paul and Kiki Bires ... Has one brother; Tyler ... Majoring in athletic training and exercise science. HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2015 .333 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 Total .333 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1

Dom

Gentile

So • 5-11 • IF • R/R Defiance, Ohio • Defiance H.S. Lincoln Trail College: Played one season ... 2015 Conference Champions ... Earned a 4.0 ... Was a Phi Theta Kappa member.

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Prep: Three-year letterman in baseball at Defiance High School ... 2013 earned Second-Team All-Conference ... 2013 earned Second-Team All-District ... 2014 earned Second-Team All-Conference ... 2014 earned ThirdTeam All-District ... 2013 was a member of the Division

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MEET THE JACKETS 2 State Championship baseball team ... Conference champions in both 2012 and 2013 ... Was a member of the National Honor Society ... He was a part of the Student Council ... Was in the top 5% of his graduation class ... Was a Honors Graduate Personal: Son of Jill and Raymond Gentile ... Father, Raymond Gentile, pitched for the Defiance College baseball program ... Majoring in business administration.

Jacob

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Green

So • 5-10 • P • R/R Defiance, Ohio • Defiance H.S. Freshman (2015): Made 13 appearances on the mound with three starts ... Posted a 2-3 record in 30.2 innings pitched ... Had two saves ... Allowed 30 runs, 19 earned, posting a 5.58 ERA ... Allowed 31 hits against 116 batters faced, a .267 batting average against ... Had 24 strikeouts with 23 walks ... Had one putout ... Had four assists ... Had a .714 fielding percentage.

Prep: Letterwinner for two years at Defiance High School under Head Coach Tom Held ... Helped team to win the 2013 State Championship. Personal: Son of Justin Green and Colleen Dempsey ... Has one brother; JT ... Majoring as an intervention specialist. PITCHING ERA W

2015 Total

L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 5.58 2 3 13 3 0 2 30.2 31 30 19 23 24 5.58 2 3 13 3 0 2 30.2 31 30 19 23 24

Mason

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Gross

So • 5-10 • 1B • R/R St. Mary’s, Ohio • St. Mary’s Memorial H.S. Freshman (2015): Played in nine games with five starts … Had zero hits in 15 at bats (.000 avg.) … Had one RBI ... Had two walks ... Had one hit by pitch … Had a .167 on base percentage ... Had 44 putouts ... Had two assists ... Had a .979 fielding percentage.

Prep: Letterwinner for three years at St. Mary’s Memorial under Head Coach Dave Huber ... Second Team AllNorthwest District ... School record holder for Sacrifice bunts in a season ... Only 1 strikeout in 2014, second best single season mark in school history. Personal: Son of Merny and Mandy Gross ... Has three brothers; Nate, Kasey, and Dane ... Majoring in accounting. HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2015 .000 9 5 15 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 Total .000 9 5 15 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0

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Houk

So • 5-8 • P • R/R Montpelier, Ohio • Montpelier H.S. Freshman (2015): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

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Prep: Letterwinner for four years under Head Coach Lance Thorpe at Montpelier High School. Personal: Son of Ryan and Kim Houk ... Has one sister; Peyton ... Majoring in accounting.

Izzy

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Martinez

So • 6-0 • P • R/R Defiance, Ohio • Tinora H.S. Freshman (2015): Made five appearances on the mound in relief ... Posted a 0-0 record in 8.0 innings pitched ... Allowed 12 runs, seven earned, posting a 7.88 ERA ... Allowed 12 hits against 36 batters faced, a .333 batting average against ... Had seven strikeouts with seven walks ... Had one assist ... Had a 1.000 fielding percentage.

Prep: Letterwinner for one season at Tinora High School under Head Coach Brett Renollet ... Helped team to win State Championship in 2014. Personal: Son of Rolando Ceballos and Linda Lockheart ... Has three sisters; Rolanda, Melony, Conisha. PITCHING ERA W

2015 Total

L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 7.88 0 0 5 0 0 0 8.0 12 12 7 7 7 7.88 0 0 5 0 0 0 8.0 12 12 7 7 7

Alek

Menyhart

So • 5-6 • IF • R/R Hartland, Mich. • Hartland H.S. Freshman (2015): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

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Prep: Played for Brian Morrison at Hartland High School. Personal: Son of Jerry and Donna Menyhart ... Majoring is restoration ecology.

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MEET THE JACKETS Cody

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Nelson

So • 5-10 • P • R/R Clayton, Mich. • Hudson H.S. Freshman (2015): Made five appearances on the mound with two starts ... Posted a 0-1 record in 9.2 innings pitched ... Allowed 16 runs, 14 earned, posting a 13.03 ERA ... Allowed 19 hits against 44 batters faced, a .432 batting average against ... Had five strikeouts with nine walks ... Had two assists ... Had a 1.000 fielding percentage.

Prep: Letterwinner for four years at Hudson High School under Head Coach Jeremy Beal ... Two Time All-Leaguer and Two Time AllDistrict Team. Personal: Son of Eric and Louise Nelson ... Has one brother; Adam ... Majoring in criminal justice. PITCHING ERA W

2015 Total

L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 13.03 0 1 5 2 0 0 9.2 19 16 14 9 5 13.03 0 1 5 2 0 0 9.2 19 16 14 9 5

Nate

Principe

So • 6-0 • IF • R/R Fort Wayne, Ind. • Snider H.S. Freshman (2015): Played in four games … Had zero hits in four at bats (.000 avg.) … Had one walk ... Had a .200 on base percentage ... Did not record a fielding statistic.

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Prep: Letterwinner for three years at Snider High School under Head Coach Skellton.

Personal: Son of Tony and Lynne Principe ... Has two sisters; Stevi and Kyleigh and three brothers; Aaron, Kyle, and TJ ... Majoring in graphic design. HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2015 .000 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Total .000 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0

Bryce

Alabata

Fr • 6-3 • P • L/L Bryan, Ohio • Bryan H.S. Prep: Two-year letterman in baseball and soccer at Bryan High School ... Three-year letterman in swimming.

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Personal: Son of Kevin Alabata and Jean Blankenship ... Majoring in business administration.

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Creek

Fr • 5-10 • P • R/R Bryan, Ohio • Bryan H.S. Prep: Three-year letterman in baseball at Bryan High School ... Two-year letterman in football ... In 2014, the baseball team made it to the regional finals game ... Made it to the State playoffs in football in both 2013 and 2014 ... A and B honor roll 2012-2014 ... All A honor roll in 2015.

Personal: Son of Bleus Creek and Andy Miller ... Majoring in sport management.

Tyler

Davie

Fr • 5-9 • P • R/R Cincinnati, Ohio • Anderson H.S. Prep: One-year letterman in baseball at Anderson High School ... Was nominated as the Eastern Cincinnati Conference honorable mention ... Recieved the Mitch Sayre 1 in 6 foundation scholarship.

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Personal: Son of Mark and Michele Davie ... Majoring in intervention specialist and minoring in autism studies.

Kody

Fuller Fr • 5-9 • C • R/R Wabash, Ind. • Wabash H.S.

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Prep: Three-year letterman in baseball and tennis at Wabash High School ... 2012-14 was All-TRC (tennis) ... Team “Most Valuable Player” in 2014 for tennis ... AllTRC Honorable Mention in 2014 (baseball) ... Recieved the Golden Glove Award in 2015 (baseball) ... Earned an Academic Honors Diploma. Personal: Son of Jennifer Wagner ... Majoring in sport

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MEET THE JACKETS Michael

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Gilliland

Fr • 6-0 • IF • R/R Napoleon, Ohio • Napoleon H.S. Prep: Four-year letterman in baseball at Napoleon High School ... Three-year letterman in basketball ... One-year letterman in football ... Senior year earned First-Team All-NLL ... Senior year also earned Second-Team AllDistrict .... In 2013 he was a member of the Napoleon River Bandits Legion State Championship team.

Personal: Son of Gary and Kim Gilliand ... Father, Gary Gilliand, played baseball at Defiance College .... Majoring in health and physical education.

Caleb

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Graff

Fr • 5-9 • IF • L/R Westfield, Ind. • Westdield H.S. Prep: One-year letterman in baseball at Westfield High School ... Two-year letterman in football ... 2015 was a Conference Champion team member (baseball) ... Conference champions in 2013 and 2014 (football) ... Sectional Champions 2013 and 2014 (football) ... Regional Champions 2013 (football) ... Semi-State Champions 2013 (football) ... Was a member of the State-Champions runners-up team 2013 (football).

Personal: Son of Joe and Rachel Graff ... Majoring in exercise science.

Cody

Harsman

Fr • 5-10 • IF • R/R Brookville, Ohio • Brookville H.S. Prep: Four-year letterman in baseball at Brookeville High School ... He also played on the basketball and golf teams ... SWBL All-Conference Honors ... Dayton Region All-Area ... Reciepient of the United States Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award ... OHSAA Archie Griffen Sportsmanship Award winner ... Won the One-Pitch Warrior Award ... Was a Principal Scholar Athlete ... Nominated and chosen for the Junior Leadership of Dayton YMCA program ... Won the Ronald Reagan Student Leader Award ... 1st alternate for the Ohio Boys State program as a junior.

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Personal: Son of Amy Edds and Steve Harsman ... Majoring in business administration.

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Konwinski

Fr • 5-11 • P/1B • L/R Allen Park, Mich. • Allen Park H.S.

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Prep: Two-year letterman in baseball at Allen Park High School ... Earned the All-District nomination ... Was nominated All-Downriver ... Had the honors of being an All-League player ... Was a member of the Downriver Dream Team ... Recieved the 110% award ... Recipient of the Board President’s Award academically. Personal: Son of Kim and Allan Konwinski ... Majoring

Mason

Rapp

Fr • 5-9 • C • R/R Fortville, Ind. • Mt. Vernon H.S. Prep: Two-year letterman in baseball at Mt. Vernon High School ... One-year letterman in wrestling ... Graduated with honors.

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Personal: Son of Michael and Christine Rapp ... Majoring in integrated social studies secondary education.

TJ

Scott Fr • 6-2 • P • R/R Cincinnati, Ohio • Oak Hills H.S.

Prep: Two-year letterman in baseball at Oak Hills High School. Also lettered in golf and cross country.

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Personal: Son of Tom and Tevi Scott ... Majoring in exercise science.

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MEET THE JACKETS Tanner

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Stippich

Fr • 6-0 • OF • R/R Lima, Ohio • Allen East H.S. Prep: Lettered three years at Allen East High School in baseball ... First-team All-Northwest Conference selection as a sophomore ... Second-team All-Northwest Conference selection his junior and senior year ... Also lettered in football and basketball ... National Honor Society member.

Personal: Son of Paul and Rose Stippich ... Majoring in molecular biology.

Grant

Vickery

Fr • 5-11 • OF • R/R Bellevue, Ohio • Bellevue H.S. Prep: Lettered two years at Bellevue High School in baseball ... Also lettered in football and basketball.

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Personal: Son of Chad and Tracy Vickery ... Majoring in sports management and minoring in marketing and exercise science.

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Wagner

Fr • 6-2 • P/IF • R/R Cincinnati, Ohio • Taylor H.S. Prep: Lettered three years at Taylor High School in baseball ... Two-time second-team all-conference pick ... Second-team All-City in 2014 and 2015 ... Was a member of the 2015 District Championship Team ... Honor student ... Also lettered in soccer.

Personal: Son of Mike and Kathy Wagner ... Majoring in criminal justice.

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Weaver

Fr • 6-0 • 1B • R/R Defiance, Ohio • Defiance H.S. Prep: Two-year letterman in baseball at Defiance High School ... Third-team All-WBL in 2014 ... First-team All-District in 2014 ... Second-team All-WBL in 2015 ... First-team All-District in 2015 ... Was a member of the 2015 championship team.

Personal: Son of Rick and Lisa Weaver ... Majoring in accounting.

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2015 RESULTS Overall: 15-21 (.417) Conference: 10-17 (.370) Home: 7-9 Away: 3-10 Neutral: 5-2 Date Opponent 3/9 vs. Eastern Nazarene 3/9 vs. Eastern Nazarene 3/10 vs. Rivier 3/10 vs. Rivier 3/12 vs. Mitchell 3/13 vs. Salve Regina 3/13 vs. North Park 3/18 Ohio Northern 3/20 at Rose-Hulman* 3/21 at Rose-Hulman* 3/21 at Rose-Hulman* 3/25 at Bluffton* 3/28 Mount St. Joseph* 3/29 Mount St. Joseph* 3/29 Mount St. Joseph* 3/31 at Bluffton* 4/3 Franklin* 4/4 Franklin* 4/4 Franklin* 4/11 at Transylvania* 4/11 at Transylvania* 4/12 at Transylvania* 4/14 Bluffton* 4/15 at Heidelberg 4/18 Hanover* 4/18 Hanover* 4/19 Hanover* 4/21 Manchester* 4/22 at Manchester* 4/25 Earlham* 4/25 Earlham* 4/26 Earlham* 4/28 Manchester* 5/1 at Anderson* 5/2 at Anderson* 5/2 at Anderson*

Location Result Ft. Myers, Fla. W, 11-4 Ft. Myers, Fla. W, 14-8 Ft. Myers, Fla. W, 5-0 Ft. Myers, Fla. W, 12-6 Ft. Myers, Fla. W, 12-10 Ft. Myers, Fla. L, 4-2 Ft. Myers, Fla. L, 10-3 Defiance, Ohio L, 15-6 Terre Haute, Ind. L, 4-0 Terre Haute, Ind. W, 1-0 Terre Haute, Ind. L, 7-1 Bluffton, Ohio L, 8-7 Toledo, Ohio W, 9-8 Toledo, Ohio L, 6-3 Toledo, Ohio W, 16-1 (7) Bluffton, Ohio L, 5-3 Defiance, Ohio L, 4-2 Defiance, Ohio W, 11-10 Defiance, Ohio L, 13-5 Lexington, Ky. W, 6-5 Lexington, Ky. W, 5-1 Lexington, Ky. L, 6-1 Defiance, Ohio W, 6-4 Tiffin, Ohio L, 16-5 Defiance, Ohio W, 5-1 Defiance, Ohio L, 3-1 Defiance, Ohio W, 4-0 Defiance, Ohio L, 14-12 N. Manchester, Ind. L, 9-3 Defiance, Ohio W, 2-1 Defiance, Ohio L, 7-4 Defiance, Ohio L, 7-1 Defiance, Ohio L, 10-5 Anderson, Ind. L, 7-2 Anderson, Ind. L, 20-2 Anderson, Ind. L, 13-2 (7)

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2015 STATISTIC LEADERS OFFENSIVE STATISTICS PLAYER AVG GP Nick Watkins .455 20 Joe Kudela .333 3 Zack Bires .333 3 Ryan Kohlhofer .321 36 Ben Weber .310 33 Joel Musser .294 36 Gary Levengood .289 36 Chris Donese .288 36 Royce Laurendeau .261 23 Matt Staels .244 25 Tre DeVoe .239 21 Zack Reed .237 32 Ian Burkhart .233 30 Quinten Harrington .216 31 Totals .269 36 Opponents .319 36

AB R H 11 2 5 6 2 2 3 0 1 140 38 45 129 16 40 126 25 37 128 16 37 146 24 42 69 9 18 78 9 19 46 5 11 93 14 22 103 14 24 116 14 25 1220 189 328 1250 247 399

2B 2 0 0 8 6 8 10 6 2 3 0 5 3 4 57 78

3B 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 10 13

PITCHING STATISTICS PLAYER ERA W-L GP-S CG SHO SV Dave Blanch 2.50 4-2 8-8 1 0 0 Aaron Grasing 4.79 3-4 9-8 1 1 0 Drew Miller 5.14 0-0 3-0 0 0 0 Nick Peters 5.27 3-1 14-3 0 0 2 Jacob Green 5.58 2-3 13-3 0 0 2 Matt Clark 5.76 2-5 9-9 2 0 0 Nick Watkins 6.69 1-3 17-1 0 0 1 Chris Douglas 6.75 0-1 8-0 0 0 1 Joel Musser 7.50 0-1 2-2 0 0 0 Izzy Martinez 7.88 0-0 5-0 0 0 0 Matt Staels 9.00 0-0 1-0 0 0 0 Matt Goodpaster 11.37 0-0 5-0 0 0 0 Cody Nelson 13.03 0-1 5-2 0 0 0 Totals 5.52 15-21 36-36 4 1 6 Opponents 3.84 21-15 36-36 6 1 6 FIELDING STATISTICS PLAYER C Ben Weber 38 Nick Peters 11 Aaron Grasing 10 Dave Blanch 7 Joe Kudela 5 Chris Douglas 3 Cody Nelson 2 Izzy Martinez 1 Gary Levengood 186 Matt Staels 62 Mason Gross 47 Royce Laurendeau 39 Ian Burkhart 232 Quinten Harrington 70 Zack Reed 91 Nick Watkins 18 Tre DeVoe 30 Chris Donese 161 Joel Musser 112 Ryan Kohlhofer 181 Matt Clark 16 Jacob Green 7 Totals 1332 Opponents 1421

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PO A 36 2 2 9 0 10 2 5 4 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 167 17 57 4 44 2 35 3 219 6 64 3 83 4 3 14 27 1 74 76 24 79 54 106 3 11 1 4 900 364 908 435

HR RBI SLG% BB SO OB% SB-A 0 0 .818 0 4 .500 1-1 0 0 .333 0 1 .333 0-0 0 1 .333 0 2 .333 0-1 1 18 .429 10 11 .364 7-9 0 16 .372 6 18 .341 0-0 0 9 .373 12 21 .378 8-12 1 25 .391 17 9 .390 0-0 1 22 .377 12 11 .346 3-6 0 7 .290 6 11 .333 1-1 0 6 .282 7 21 .337 0-0 0 5 .239 9 7 .397 0-0 0 10 .312 7 12 .290 7-9 1 13 .291 9 35 .295 1-1 1 15 .310 6 29 .256 3-3 5 149 .344 104 201 .337 31-43 14 220 .436 123 155 .387 31-42

IP 50.1 47.0 7.0 41.0 30.2 50.0 35.0 8.0 6.0 8.0 1.0 6.1 9.2 300.0 302.2

E FLD% 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 1.000 2 .989 1 .984 1 .979 1 .974 7 .970 3 .957 4 .956 1 .944 2 .933 11 .932 9 .920 21 .884 2 .875 2 .714 68 .949 78 .945

H 52 49 10 58 31 79 53 10 10 12 2 14 19 399 328

R 22 29 4 27 30 42 31 14 5 12 3 12 16 247 189

ER 14 25 4 24 19 32 26 6 5 7 1 8 14 184 129

BB 18 26 3 7 23 5 8 8 5 7 1 3 9 123 104

SO AVG 25 .269 17 .261 3 .357 23 .330 24 .267 23 .354 17 .358 4 .286 2 .417 7 .333 0 .500 5 .400 5 .432 155 .319 201 .269

DP SBA CSB SBA% PB CI 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 7 2 .778 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 4 1 .800 1 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 6 1 .857 0 0 0 2 1 .667 0 0 1 27 8 .771 6 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 4 0 0 -- 0 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 22 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 2 3 1 .750 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 19 0 0 -- 0 0 3 1 1 .500 0 0 24 0 0 -- 0 0 0 5 2 .714 0 0 1 1 2 .333 0 0 30 31 11 .738 7 0 26 31 12 .721 15 1

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YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS Year W 1905 2 1906 0 1907 2 1908 0 1909 0 1910 1 1911 0 1912 3 1913 4 1914 5 1915 2 1916 4 1917 1 1918 3 1919 5 1920 2 1921 5 1922 4 1923 6 1924 7 1925 9 1926 4 1927 9 1928 11 1929 13 1930 11 1931 6 1932 7 1933 3 1934 4 1935 5 1936 3 1937-1946 1947 7 1948 4 1949 2 1950 9 1951 4 1952 4 1953 3 1954 8 1955 7 1956 7 1957 8 1958 7 1959 10 1960 10 1961 17 1962 7 1963 3 1964 15 1965 9 1966 13 1967 11 1968 19 1969 18 1970 11 1971 11 1972 6 1973 2 1974 3 1975 3 1976 8 1977 6 1978 5 1979 9 1980 10 1981 11 1982 19

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L 1 2 0 1 2 2 5 0 3 2 2 2 1 3 1 3 6 2 2 4 2 9 6 3 1 1 4 2 4 7 4 7 13 5 9 9 8 7 8 6 10 8 5 8 3 3 4 10 12 3 6 6 7 8 9 11 9 12 5 9 15 12 11 10 13 20 18 10

T Pct. Coach Championships/Post Season Notes .667 C. A. Darling .000 A. G. Caris 1.000 A. G. Caris .000 .000 .333 .000 1.000 D. E. Dixon 1 .563 .714 J. D. Kibler .500 J. D. Kibler .667 G. E. Thompson .500 G. E. Thompson .500 O. F. Rudolph .833 O. F. Rudolph NWOIAA Co-Champion .400 O. E. Snyder .455 A. J. Sharadin .667 C. R. Vanderschoff .750 C. R. Vanderschoff NWOIAA Champion .636 Ernest R. Miller NWOIAA Champion .818 Ernest R. Miller NWOIAA Champion 1 .321 Paul Mason .600 Paul Mason .786 E. B. Wilson NWOIAA Co-Champion .929 E. B. Wilson NWOIAA Champion .917 E. B. Wilson NWOIAA Champion .600 P. R. Lyne .778 P. R. Lyne .429 Carl D. Voltmer .364 Gilbert Smith .556 Gilbert Smith .300 Gilbert Smith -- No Team - .350 Larry Schultz .444 Larry Schultz .182 Les Grace .500 Joe Theisen .333 Marty Miller .364 Vic Rowen .273 Vic Rowen .571 Vic Rowen .412 Merle McDonald .467 Merle McDonald .615 Merle McDonald .467 Merle McDonald .769 Merle McDonald MOL Champion, NAIA Tournament .769 Merle McDonald .810 Bob Reising MOL Champion, NAIA Nationals .412 Bob Reising .200 Joe Dean .833 Kirk Mee .600 Kirk Mee MOC Champion, Dist. 22 Play-off .684 Kirk Mee East Central Regional 1 .605 Marv Hohenberger .704 Roger Merb MOC Champion, Dist. 22 and Reg. 6 Playoff .667 Lance Tigyer Dist. 22 and Reg. 6 Playoff .500 Roger Merb .550 Lance Tigyer Dist. 22 Playoff .333 Lance Tigyer .286 Lance Tigyer .250 Lance Tigyer .167 Mike Snyder .400 Mike Snyder .353 Mike Snyder .333 Mike Snyder .409 Mike Snyder .333 Ed Platzer .379 Ed Platzer .655 Ed Platzer Dist. 22 Playoff

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YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS Year 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Total

W 15 15 24 16 14 16 18 17 13 9 18 14 23 8 9 16 19 7 14 15 13 14 10 15 12 5 7 16 6 15 20 9 15 904

L T 9 2 14 19 23 24 21 17 1 19 1 24 18 15 1 17 15 22 23 14 16 20 22 19 2 23 1 25 23 24 25 28 31 23 32 24 16 29 21 1111 11

Pct. .615 .517 .558 .410 .368 .432 .514 .473 .351 .333 .544 .452 .605 .267 .281 .533 .543 .259 .389 .444 .365 .359 .303 .385 .324 .152 .184 .410 .158 .385 .556 .237 .417 .449

Coaching records Coach (Years Coached) Craig Rutter (1983-01) Derek Woodley (2008-Pres.) Chad Donsbach (2002-07) Merle McDonald (1955-60) Ed Platzer (1980-82) Lance Tigyer (1969, 71-74) Kirk Mee (1964-66) E. B. Wilson (1928-30) Mike Snyder (1975-79) Roger Merb (1968, 70) Bob Reising (1961-62) Ernest R. Miller (1924-25) Vic Rowen (1952-54) P. R. Lyne (1931-32) Paul Mason (1926-27) Gilbert Smith (1934-36) Marv Hohenberger (1967) Larry Schultz (1947-48) C. R. Vanderschoff (1922-23) Joe Theisen (1950) O. F. Rudolph (1918-19) J. D. Kibler (1914-15) A. J. Sharadin (1921) G. E. Thompson (1916-17) Marty Miller (1951) Carl D. Voltmer (1933) D. E. Dixon (1912) Joe Dean (1963) C. A. Darling (1905) Les Grace (1949) O. E. Snyder (1920) A. G. Caris (1906-07) Unknown Coaches (1908-11, 13) Total

Coach Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Craig Rutter Chad Donsbach Chad Donsbach Chad Donsbach Chad Donsbach Chad Donsbach Chad Donsbach Derek Woodley Derek Woodley Derek Woodley Derek Woodley Derek Woodley Derek Woodley Derek Woodley Derek Woodley Yrs 19 8 6 6 3 5 3 3 5 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 101

Championships/Post Season Notes Dist. 22 Playoff Dist. 22 Playoff

Dist. 22 Playoff

11 Conference Championships W L T Pct. 285 352 5 .448 93 204 .313 79 139 3 .364 49 37 .570 40 48 .455 40 44 .476 37 15 .712 35 5 .875 31 61 .337 30 19 .612 24 14 .632 16 6 .727 15 21 .417 13 6 .684 13 15 1 .466 12 18 .400 11 7 1 .605 11 18 .379 10 4 .714 9 9 .500 8 4 .667 7 4 .636 5 6 .455 5 3 .625 4 8 .333 3 4 .429 3 0 1.000 3 12 .200 2 1 .667 2 9 .182 2 3 .400 2 2 .500 5 13 1 .289 904 1111 11 .449

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INDIVIDUAL SEASON RECORDS Games Played 1 42 Tim Schuerman 2 41 Willie Hines 41 Brad Myers 4 40 Charlie Collins 5 39 Brad Kremer 39 Bryn Lehman 39 Darin Waterman 39 Kirk Jesse 39 Tim Pitro 39 Keith Wade

1985 1985 1985 1985 2012 2012 2012 2010 2010 2010

At Bats 1 171 2 159 3 157 4 148 148 148 148 8 147 9 145 10 144 144

Triples 1 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 9 3 3 3

2010 2009 2009 2013 2012 2010 1985 2014 2007 2013 2010

Home Runs 1 9 Mike Moorman 9 Jim Beaverson 3 8 Adam Owens 8 Dave Tiller 8 Ken Steingraber 6 7 Jaysen Keller 7 Adam Baumgartner 7 B.J. Moss 7 Jim Beaverson 10 6 several tied

Batting Average (2.5 AB’s /Tm Gm) 1 .461 Frank Lantz 1968 2 .445 Mike Moorman 2001 3 .434 Lou Pieczonka 1964 4 .418 Hans Zipfel 1993 .418 Denny Lauth 1976 6 .415 Jim Berner 1993 .415 Al Hart 1993 8 .410 Jim Koval 1978 9 .403 Tim Minnick 1976 10 .400 Nick King 1979

Runs Batted In 1 38 Jaysen Kelly 2 36 Keith Wade 36 Mike Moorman 4 34 Hans Zipfel 5 33 Darin Waterman 33 Jim Beaverson 7 32 Tim Pitro 32 Adam Owens 32 Adam Baumgartner 32 Ken Steingraber

2002 2010 2001 1992 2013 1989 2009 2001 2001 1984

Hits 1 57 2 55 3 53 4 52 5 51 51 7 50 50 9 49 49

Mike Moorman Kirk Jesse Kirk Jesse Adam Childs Darin Waterman Ryan Leininger Tim Pitro Keith Wade Al Hart Charlie Collins

2001 2010 2009 2003 2012 2003 2010 2010 1993 1985

Doubles 1 14 14 14 13 5 12 6 11 11 11 9 10 10 10 10

Runs Scored 1 46 Tim Schuerman 2 42 Kirk Jesse 3 41 Tim Pitro 41 Dana Shoulders 5 38 Ryan Kohlhofer 38 Adam Childs 7 35 Dana Shoulders 35 Brad Myers 9 33 Ken Steingraber 10 32 Kirk Jesse 32 Jay Extine

1985 2010 2010 1990 2015 2003 1991 1985 1984 2009 2001

Darin Waterman Tim Pitro Jaysen Kelly Darin Waterman Adam Childs Jay Extine Dane Sergent Willie Hines Gary Levengood James Yenser Richard Trick Ryan Leininger

2012 2010 2002 2013 2003 2001 1995 1985 2015 2006 2004 2003

Walks 1 46 2 40 3 33 4 30 30 6 29 7 25 8 24 24 24

1985 1990 1988 1991 1984 1989 1988 2011 2006 1995

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B.J. Moss Willie Hines Denny Lauth Brad Kremer Kirk Jesse B.J. Moss George McCormack Denny Lauth Brad Kremer Phil Kosier Ryan Kohlhofer

Tim Schuerman Dana Shoulders Jim Beaverson Dana Shoulders Tim Schuerman Jim Beaverson Craig Polter Aaron Helland Eric Schwab Keith Merillat

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1995 1985 1976 2012 2009 1997 1980 1977 2011 2006 2014 2001 1989 2001 1987 1984 2002 2001 1997 1988


INDIVIDUAL SEASON RECORDS Stolen Bases 1 30 Kirk Jesse 2 28 Aaron Helland 3 27 Dana Shoulders 4 22 Aaron Helland 5 21 Aaron Helland 21 Keith Merillat 7 20 Scott Bellamy 20 Keith Merillat 9 19 Dana Shoulders 10 17 Jim Berner 17 Jeff Beverly 17 Rod Koch

2010 2013 1990 2014 2011 1993 2003 1995 1991 1993 1989 1988

Earned Run Average (1.0 IP / Tm Gm) 1 0.89 Denny Kidwell 1965 2 1.27 Denny Kidwell 1964 3 1.30 Dan Kline 1965 4 1.65 Denny Kidwell 1966 5 1.95 Dave Rowland 1976 6 1.97 Nick DeLeon 1994 7 2.02 Eric Sprague 2002 8 2.12 Chris Rowlison 1998 9 2.18 James Yenser 2006 10 2.23 Eric Langham 2000 Wins 1 9 9 9 4 8 5 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 Saves 1 10 2 7 3 6 6 5 4 4 4 8 3 9 2 2 2 2 2 2

Jerome Stewart Dan Kline Denny Kidwell Glen McKee Chad Shinaberry Denny Kidwell Jake Taylor Jesse Renollet Chris Rowlison Jesse Renollet Jerome Stewart

1995 1968 1966 1993 1995 1964 2013 1999 1999 1998 1993

Alex Schomaeker Tom Glanz Alex Schomaeker Bob Eaton Tim Pitro Eric Sprague Tom Glanz Todd Odell Jacob Green Nick Peters Matt Clark Andy Habecker Jake Taylor Stephen Leskow

2013 1984 2012 1989 2007 2001 1985 2010 2015 2015 2014 2011 2011 2010

Innings Pitched 1 87 Denny Kidwell 2 79 Mike Gibson 3 78 Jake Taylor 4 74 Jerome Stewart 5 73.1 Jesse Renollet 6 72 Rob Held 7 70.2 Jerome Stewart 8 70 Bob Eaton 70 Denny Kidwell 10 68.2 Eric Langham 68.2 Glen McKee

1966 2001 2013 1995 1999 1990 1993 1989 1964 2000 1993

Strikeouts 1 99 Denny Kidwell 2 90 Denny Kidwell 3 86 Jerome Stewart 4 85 Jerome Stewart 5 66 Jerome Stewart 6 64 Darin Waterman 7 62 Chris Rowlison 8 61 Kerry Samples 9 60 Chris Rowlison 10 58 Bob Eaton

1964 1966 1995 1993 1994 2013 1999 1986 1998 1989

Assists 1 119 2 113 3 110 4 106 5 105 105 7 97 97 9 93 10 92

Bryn Lehman Chris Donese Tim Pitro Ryan Kohlhofer Chris Donese Bryn Lehman Jeremy Hawkins Ryan Kohlhofer Ryan Kohlhofer Jim Beaverson

2010 2014 2010 2015 2013 2012 2006 2014 2013 1988

Putouts 1 294 2 290 3 272 4 264 5 249 6 241 7 237 8 230 9 227 10 220

Phil Kosier Mike McGurk Ryan Leininger Craig Polter Mike McGurk Alex Timofeev Patrick Masopust Matt Dumas Ryan Leininger Matt Dumas

2007 1990 2003 1989 1991 2011 2014 1997 2004 1998

Fielding Percentage (Min. 70 Chances) 1 1.000 Hans Zipfel 1994 1.000 Kreg Culler 1980 1.000 Gary Levengood 2014 4 .995 Ryan Leininger 2001 .995 Dane Sergent 1995 6 .994 Andy Habecker 2012 7 .993 Ryan Leininger 2003 8 .992 Pat Masopust 2013 .992 Ryan Leininger 2002 10 .991 Phil Kosier 2006

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INDIVIDUAL CAREER RECORDS At Bats 1 561 2 555 3 504 4 472 5 455 6 450 450 8 438 438 10 437

Chris Donese Kirk Jesse Tim Pitro Darin Waterman Aaron Helland Jeremy Hawkins Rod Koch B.J. Moss Lamar Dietsch Hans Zipfel

2012-15 2007-10 2007-10 2011-14 2011-14 2004-07 1987-90 1994-97 1994-97 1993-96

Batting Average 1 .409 Mike Moorman 2 .368 K. Strengraber 3 .361 Cam Coutcher 4 .358 Ryan Leininger 5 .357 Matt Dumas 6 .345 Tim Pitro 7 .343 Al Hart 8 .342 B.J. Moss 9 .333 Lamar Dietsch 10 .333 Zach Stallkamp

2001-02 1980-82 1998-01 2001-04 1995-98 2007-10 1991-94 1994-97 1994-97 2009-11

Hits 1 174 2 165 3 152 4 150 5 148 6 146 7 144 8 142 9 134 10 132

Tim Pitro Kirk Jesse Chris Donese B.J. Moss Darin Waterman Lamar Dietsch Keith Norbeck Hans Zipfel Jeremy Hawkins Cam Coutcher

2007-10 2007-10 2012-15 1994-97 2011-14 1994-97 1985-88 1993-96 2004-07 1998-01

Doubles 1 34 34 3 31 31 5 30 6 26 26 8 23 23 23 23 23

Tim Pitro Darin Waterman Hans Zipfel Darin Waterman Cam Coutcher Kirk Jesse Jay Extine Adam Baumgartner B.J. Moss Jim Beaverson Keith Norbeck Willie Hines

2007-10 2011-14 1993-96 2011-15 1998-01 2007-10 1998-01 1998-01 1994-97 1987-90 1985-88 1983-86

Triples 1 11 2 10 3 9 4 7 5 6 6 5 5 8 4 4

B.J. Moss 1994-97 Denny Lauth 1978-81 Willie Hines 1983-86 Brad Kremer 2011-12 Kirk Jesse 2007-10 Ryan Kohlhofer 2013-Pres. Jim Koval 1978-81 Tim Pitro 2007-10 James Yenser 2003-06

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1994-97 1985-88

Home Runs 1 23 Jim Beaverson 2 18 Dave Tiller 3 17 Trent Boeckman 4 15 Adam Baumgartner 5 14 Craig Polter 6 13 B.J. Moss 7 12 Mike Moorman 12 Dana Shoulders 9 11 Tim Pitro 10 10 Cam Coutcher 10 Darin Waterman

1987-90 1984-87 1999-02 1998-01 1986-89 1994-97 2001-02 1989-92 2007-10 1998-01 2011-14

Runs Batted In 1 102 Tim Pitro 2 98 Hans Zipfel 3 90 Jim Beaverson 4 82 Craig Polter 5 78 Trent Boeckman 78 Darin Waterman 7 74 Chris Donese 74 Adam Baumgartner 74 B.J. Moss 10 73 Dave Tiller

2007-10 1993-96 1987-90 1986-89 1999-02 2011-14 2012-15 1998-01 1994-97 1984-87

Runs Scored 1 110 Tim Pitro 2 108 Kirk Jesse 3 106 B.J. Moss 4 96 Tim Schuerman 5 92 Keith Merillat 6 90 Chris Donese 7 89 Kan Steingraber 8 86 Dana Shoulders 9 85 Lamar Dietsch 85 Keith Norbeck 85 Darin Waterman

2007-10 2007-10 1994-97 1982-85 1992-95 2012-15 1981-84 1989-92 1994-97 1985-88 2011-14

Walks 1 94 2 91 3 82 4 73 5 68 6 60 7 56 8 54 9 53 10 52

Jim Beaverson Dana Shoulders Tim Shuerman Craig Polter Aaron Helland Jay Extine B.J. Moss Jeremy Hawkins James Yenser Tim Pitro

1987-90 1989-92 1982-85 1986-89 2011-14 1998-01 1994-97 2004-07 2003-06 2007-10

Stolen Bases 1 82 Aaron Helland 2 62 Keith Merillat 62 Dana Shoulders 4 55 Kirk Jesse 5 48 Keith Norbeck 6 47 Scott Bellamy

2011-14 1992-95 1989-92 2007-10 1985-88 2000-03

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INDIVIDUAL CAREER RECORDS 7 8 10

40 36 36 31

Eric Tipton Lenny Koesters Rod Koch James Yenser

2003-06 2004-07 1987-90 2003-06

Earned Run Average 1 2.52 Eric Langham 2 2.77 Tom Held 3 3.19 Joe Dipre 4 3.46 Alex Schomaeker 4 3.51 Chris Rowlison 5 3.53 Ray Gentile 6 3.55 Jerome Stewart 7 4.28 Glen McKee 8 4.34 Chad Shinaberry 9 4.35 Eric Sprague 10 4.40 Gary Lewandowski

2000-01 1980-83 1979-82 2010-13 1996-99 1980-83 1992-95 1990-93 1995-98 2001-05 1980-83

Wins 1 18 2 17 3 16 16 5 15 6 14 7 13 13 9 12 12 12

Jerome Stewart Chris Rowlison Chad Shinaberry Denny Kidwell Jeff Hartman Ray Gentile Glen McKee Kerry Samples Jesse Renollet Ralph Berg Jake Taylor

1992-95 1996-99 1995-98 1964-66 1986-89 1980-83 1990-93 1983-86 1996-98 1985-88 2010-13

Saves 1 16 2 11 3 6 6 5 5 6 4 4 8 3 9 2 2 2 2 2 2

Alex Schomaeker 2010-13 Tom Glanz 1984-87 Rob Shamey 1997-00 Bob Eaton 1986-89 Brad Myers 1983-86 Tim Pitro 2007-10 Eric Sprague 2001-05 Todd Odell 2009-11 Andy Habecker 2010-13 Jake Taylor 2010-13 Stephen Leskow 2010-12 Matt Clark 2014-Pres. Chris Douglas 2013-Pres. Nick Peters 2014-Pres.

Innings Pitched 1 253 Chad Shinaberry 2 241 Chris Rowlison 3 238 Eric Sprague 4 211.2 Darin Waterman 5 207.2 Jerome Stewart 6 205 Tyler Stork 7 194 Mike Gibson 8 182.1 Russ Lupica 9 181 Glen McKee 10 165.1 Ralph Berg

Strikeouts 1 237 Jerome Stewart 2 205 Chris Rowlison 3 200 Chad Shinaberry 4 192 Darin Waterman 5 189 Denny Kidwell 6 164 Eric Sprague 7 158 Gary Lewandowski 8 149 Kerry Samples 9 124 Ralph Berg 10 116 Jeff Hartman

1992-95 1996-99 1995-98 2011-14 1964-66 2001-05 1980-83 1983-86 1985-88 1986-89

Assists 1 364 2 346 3 321 4 316 5 313 6 296 7 270 8 225 9 220 10 208

Chris Donese 2012-15 Tim Pitro 2007-10 Jim Beaverson 1987-90 Jay Extine 1998-01 Bryn Lehman 2010-12 Ryan Kohlhofer 2013-Pres. Jeremy Hawkins 2004-07 Tim Held 1993-95 Keith Merillat 1992-95 Dana Shoulders 1989-92

Putouts 1 832 2 744 3 659 4 608 5 587 6 497 7 456 8 450 9 431 10 419

Hans Zipfel 1993-96 Craig Polter 1986-89 Ryan Leininger 2001-04 Alex Timofeev 2008-11 Mike McGurk 1988-91 Phil Kosier 2004-07 Gary Levengood 2013-Pres. Mat Dumas 1995-98 Casey Kahsen 2008-10 Patrick Masopust 2011-14

1995-98 1996-99 2001-05 2011-14 1992-95 2003-06 1998-01 2003-06 1990-93 1985-88

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TEAM SEASON RECORDS Wins 1 2 3 4

24 23 20 19 19 19

1985 1995 2013 1999 1989 1982

At Bats 1 1,357 2 1,286 3 1,265 4 1,261 5 1,255

2010 2014 2004 1985 2009

Batting Average 1 .342 2 .321 3 .319 4 .301 5 .297

1993 1982 2001 1985 1994

Hits 1 400 2 380 3 369 4 360 5 350

2010 1985 2001 2004 1993

Doubles 1 76 2 74 3 73 4 68 5 65

2010 1985 2001 2003 1993

Triples 1 16 2 10 10 3 9 9 9

1985 2015 2001 2010 1989 2014

Home Runs 1 41 2 32 3 27 4 26 5 24

2001 1989 1987 1985 1999

Saves 1 11 2 10 3 9 4 8 5 6 6

1989 2013 1984 1985 2015 2001

Runs Batted In 1 215 2 210 3 208 4 185 5 184

2001 2010 1985 1993 1982

Runs Scored 1 276 2 254 3 245 4 242 5 226

Innings Pitched 1 321.0 2 315.2 3 309.0 4 307.0 5 304.2

2010 2014 2009 2011 2004

1985 2010 2001 1982 2003

Walks 1 2 3 4 5

Strikeouts 1 231 2 206 3 205 4 203 5 201

1986 1982 2011 1985 1993

1980 1985 1982 1989 2003

Assists 1 2 3 4 5

420 413 406 405 379

2010 2006 2009 2014 2013

2003 1993 2014 2006 2010

Putouts 1 963 2 947 3 927 4 921 5 914

2010 2014 2009 2011 2004

196 168 166 155 152

Stolen Bases 1 91 2 80 3 75 4 73 5 70

Earned Run Average 1 3.32 1995 2 4.22 1982 3 4.30 1989 4 4.37 1983 5 4.59 1985

Fielding Percentage 1 .958 2010 2 .956 1995 3 .951 2005 4 .947 2002 5 .945 2011

HCAC TOURNAMENT ALL-TIME RESULTS 2000 0-2 1st Round Hosted by Anderson - Anderson, Ind. Anderson 5, Defiance 4 Anderson 7, Defiance 3 2002 0-2 (4th) Hosted by Manchester - N. Manchester, Ind. Manchester 19, Defiance 6 Franklin 6, Defiance 2 2013 0-2 (4th) Hosted by Manchester - N. Manchester, Ind. Manchester 7, Defiance 6 Anderson 5, Defiance 4

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