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QUICK FACTS & TABLE OF CONTENTS 2010 QUICK FACTS Location: _____________ Youngstown, Ohio Founded: ______________________ 1908 Enrollment: ____________________ 14,682 President: _____________Dr. David C. Sweet Executive Director of Athletics: ___ Ron Strollo NCAA Faculty Representative: _ Dr. Chet Cooper Senior Woman Administrator: ___Elaine Jacobs Nickname: __________________ Penguins Colors: _________________ Red and White Affiliation: _____________NCAA Division I Conference: ______________Horizon League Home Field (Capacity): Eastwood Field (6,000) Surface: ______________________ Grass Dimensions: ______ 335-380-405-380-335 Press Box Phone: __ (330) 505-0000 ext. 229 Second Home Field (Capacity): Cene Park (500) Surface: ______________________ Grass Press Box Phone: _________ (330) 750-1818

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: _____ Rich Pasquale (Third Year) Alma Mater: _______ Francis Marion, 1991 Record at YSU: _________________ 39-68 Career Record: ______ 123-140-1 (Six Years) Office Phone: ___________ (330) 941-3485 Office Fax: _____________ (330) 941-3191 Email: _______________rjpasquale@ysu.edu Assistant Coaches: __ Tom Lipari (Second Year) Craig Antush (11th Year), Dan Lipari (First Year)

TABLE OF CONTENTS 2010 Preview Quick Facts ______________________ Page 1 Season Preview ____________________ Page 2 Roster __________________________ Page 3 Meet the Penguins Head Coach Rich Pasquale__________ Pages 4-5 Assistant Coach Tom Lipari ___________ Page 5 Assistant Coaches/Support Staff ________ Page 6 Aquadro, Banks, Carr _______________ Page 7 Clayton, Crist_____________________ Page 8 Dearth, Dissinger, Frey, Goubeaux ______ Page 9 Healey, Holland __________________ Page 10 Hymel, Iacobucci, Johnson ___________ Page 11 Kinnick, Klein ___________________ Page 12 Marzec, McCulloh ________________ Page 13 McFarland, Messmer, Morris _________ Page 14 Munoz, Okleson, Oles ______________ Page 15 Porter, Schroth, Turosky ____________ Page 16 Swenson _______________________ Page 17 Vukovic, Williams, Wood____________ Page 18

Gameday Horizon League __________________ Page 19 Eastwood Field ___________________ Page 20 Cene Park/Indoor Practice Facilities ____ Page 21 2009 Opponents _______________ Pages 22-23 History 2009 Recap _____________________ Page 24 2009 Stats ______________________ Page 25 2009 Results/All-Horizon League Teams _ Page 26 Year-By-Year Batt ing _______________ Page 27 Year-By-Year Pitching ______________ Page 28 Yearly Statistical Leaders _________ Pages 29-32 MLB Draft Picks/All-League Honors____ Page 33 Team Records ___________________ Page 34 Individual Batt ing Records ___________ Page 35 Individual Pitching Records __________ Page 36 All-Time Roster/Coaches______________37-39 Youngstown State University ___________ 41-52

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TEAM INFORMATION 2009 Overall Record: ______________ 16-35 Horizon League Record ________10-14 (Sixth) Horizon League Tournament ___________0-1 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: ________21/5 Position Starters Returning/Lost _______ 6/2 Starting Pitchers Returning/Lost _______ 4/1 Newcomers: ______________________ 13

SPORTS INFORMATION Sports Information Director: ____ Trevor Parks Assistant Director: ____________ Jamie Hall Assistant SID/Baseball Contact: ___ John Vogel Vogel’s Office:___________ (330) 941-1480 Vogel’s Cell: ____________ (330) 647-1150 Vogel’s Email: _________ javogel@ysu.edu Student Interns: Todd Mounce, Zach Humphries Sports Information Fax: _____ (330) 941-3191 Mailing Address: ______ One University Plaza Youngstown, OH 44555 YSU Athletics Web Site: _ www.YSUsports.com Horizon League Contact: _______ Matt Segal Segal’s Email: ___ msegal@horizonleague.org The 2010 Youngstown State University baseball media guide is a publication of the YSU Sports Information Office. It was writt en and designed by Assistant SID John Vogel. Assistance provided by Trevor Parks and Jamie Hall. Photography by Ron Stevens, Carl Leet and Bruce Palmer. Cover design by John Vogel. Printed by YSU Printing Services.

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SEASON OUTLOOK

Penguins Hope Pitching Can Carry Them in 2010

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idway through the summer of 2008, Youngstown State head coach Rich Pasquale had an optimistic feeling about the upcoming 2009 campaign. He brought in a large influx of touted position players for his second year on campus to join with the solid core he had remaining. Before the start of fall ball, four pitchers – two talented JUCO transfers, a possible starter and a primary bullpen option – did not meet academic requirements, and another left y departed the program because of personal reasons. That left the Penguins with a very thin pitching staff, and a 6.62 ERA was a contributing factor to a 16-35 record. In a complete turnaround, pitching should actually be a strong suit in 2010 as seven new hurlers join all-league starters Aaron Swenson (2008) and Phil Klein (2009). Add in six returning position starters, all of whom batted higher than .275, and the Penguins and their third-year skipper have high hopes of returning to the top tier of the Horizon League in 2010. “I think this team has high expectations and a bad taste in its mouth from last year with the number of one-run losses (13) we had and the other close games that didn’t go our way,” Pasquale said. “Our 12 seniors realize that this is their last year, and they want to bring back a conference title to Youngstown. It’s going to take running everything out, backing each other up, defense, solid pitching and being able to execute offensively. More importantly, we just need to be together, have fun and stick to our goals.” Klein was arguably the most-improved player in the Horizon League last season and became a major bright spot for the Penguins’ future. The 6-foot-7 right-hander went 5-1 with a 4.19 ERA during the regular season before a rough outing in the Horizon League Tournament upped his ERA to 4.62. He was dominant against conference foes during the regular season, turning in a 4-0 record to go along with his 3.83 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 56.1 innings. With his frame and 9.5 strikeout rate per nine innings, Klein has developed into a professional prospect entering his junior year. That said, Klein may not even be YSU’s No. 1 when the 2010 season commences because of Swenson. Swenson was the Horizon League Pitcher of the Year as a sophomore before a lingering back injury resulted in a disappointing 2009 campaign. He still threw 90 innings and struck out a careerhigh 70 batters, but his injured back contributed to leaving pitches up, and his batt ing average against rose from .258 to .325. In 2008, Swenson was 6-3 with five complete-game wins and a 3.55 ERA . Th is past summer, he went 5-2 with a 2.20 ERA and 63 strikeouts in 65.1 innings in the Valley League. He ranked second in the league in strikeouts and third in ERA , and he was chosen as the league’s starting pitcher in the Mid-Atlantic Summer Classic.

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“We think that we have a chance to win each game [Klein and Swenson] are on the mound, and that’s a great feeling,” Pasquale said. “It certainly sets up prett y good if Aaron can give us a good outing in game one because Phil can go out and help us win the series right there in game two. If something happens in game one, we feel good that Phil can go out and get us to even.” Junior left-hander Cody Dearth returns as the preseason favorite for the fi nal weekend spot in the rotation after going 2-5 with a 4.96 ERA in 13 appearances, 10 of which were starts. He’ll get competition from seniors Alex Oles and Corey Vukovic and freshmen Blake Aquadro and Bill Turosky for the fi nal spot. Oles signed with Pitt sburgh out of high school prior to 2006, but Tommy John surgery and transfer issues have limited him to one collegiate game. Vukovic is a breaking ball pitcher who has started 16 times in his career. The bullpen will be anchored by arguably YSU’s most valuable player, Eric Marzec. The senior can hit the mid 90s with his fastball and the mid-toupper 80s with his slider, and he will anchor the middle of the batt ing order as a starting outfielder. He missed a month with a wrist injury to his glove hand last year, but he still managed to drive in 27 runs and hit six home runs. On the mound, Marzec had a batt ing average against of .242, and he struck out 20 batters compared to six walks. He earned Second-Team All-Horizon League honors as a utility player for the second time in 2009, and Baseball America recognized him as the Horizon League’s top prospect for 2010. “Eric brings a fi re to the park and hard-nosed play,” Pasquale said. “His bat speed has increased, and he’s done a very good job of making himself better. When I fi rst met him, he was already a good player, but he’s continued to work and make himself a top player in this league and a pro prospect.” Also in the bullpen, senior Anthony Munoz gained valuable experience in his fi rst year on the mound last season by throwing in 27 games, and senior Trent Wood pitched in 21. The relieving corps will also get a lift from the group who loses the battle for the fi nal spot in the weekend rotation, along with sophomores Jim Kinnick and Ryan Messmer and freshmen Alex Frey, Kevin McCulloh and Erik Okleson. “With the depth we have on the mound, we’ll be able to have defi ned roles, which is something we weren’t able to do last year,” Pasquale said. “It won’t be a matter of piecing things together anymore. We’ll expect our weekday starters to go five or six innings, and we’ll have specialists in the bullpen.” Returning First-Team All-Horizon League shortstop Jacke Healey will compliment Marzec in the middle of the order. Healey, a senior, led YSU in homers (eight), runs (37), RBIs (36) and doubles (17) last season in his fi rst year of Division I baseball. He also had just 10 errors in 197 chances at

shortstop. Senior C.J. Morris was a full-time starter for the fi rst time in 2009, and he’ll likely see most of his time at second base this year instead of third. “Jacke brings power and some versatility in the field,” Pasquale said. “He brings a certain swagger to the ball park that he knows he’s a good player. He makes some fabulous plays, and he’s a hard worker. He and C.J. should be one of the best double-play combinations in the conference.” With Morris sliding to his natural position at second, freshmen Zac McFarland and Neil Schroth will batt le for the starting third base job. Padraic Williams is athletic and a solid fielder who could be used in late-game situations or step in to spell others. Jeremy Banks emerged late in 2009 to show flashes of a star-in-the-making at fi rst base. He batted .302 with four home runs and 30 RBIs, and he hit .439 with 18 RBIs over the fi nal 11 contests. Junior Greg Dissinger, who has power from the right side, could also see time at fi rst or at designated hitter. Senior Anthony Porter headlines a deep and talented group at catcher. Porter has hit at least .316 in both of his seasons at YSU, and he upped his home run total to four last season. Porter also has one of the league’s best arms behind the plate. Sophomore Jonathan Crist is a stalwart defender who hit .278 last season, and senior Casey Holland batted .243 in 43 games mainly at catcher and designated hitter. With Marzec the likely starter in right, sophomore Derek Carr will enter the spring as the probable starter in center. Carr batted .250 in 39 games last season, and his team-best .469 average with runners in scoring position helped him knock in 16 runs. Junior Joe Iacobucci batted .287 last season and .369 as a freshman, and he will start in left or at designated hitter. Junior walk-on Armani Johnson had a strong enough fall to enter into the competition to start in left , and senior Eric Hymel will compete for a spot after playing in 42 games last year. Senior Tom Clayton has also put together a solid off season and could return to the success he had as a freshman when he hit .308 with 20 doubles. “Derek Carr will be a bona fide leadoff guy, and the addition of Armani Johnson’s speed in the outfield and at the top of the line-up will give us a different look,” Pasquale said. “There’s competition throughout the line-up, and our depth will allow us to have a lot of options in late-game situations. It will all come down to who is going to hit. We have options both on the mound and at the plate.” The Penguins open the season with 20 consecutive games on the road, but they’ll play 20 out of their next 23 at home. The Guins close out the regular season with 13 straight contests on the road. The top six teams qualify for the Horizon League Tournament, which will take place May 26-30 at the U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, Ind.

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2010 ROSTER „ Numerical Roster No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 35 36

Name Jacke Healey Anthony Munoz Jeremy Banks Jonathan Crist Eric Hymel Eric Marzec Trent Wood Armani Johnson Zac McFarland C.J. Morris Cody Dearth Ryan Messmer Alex Frey Corey Vukovic Kevin McCulloh Alex Oles Joe Iacobucci Neil Schroth Jim Kinnick Tom Clayton Erik Okleson Anthony Porter Derek Carr Aaron Swenson Bill Turosky Blake Aquadro Craig Goubeaux Padraic Williams Phil Klein Greg Dissinger Casey Holland Nick Sutherland $ Joel Williams &

„ Alphabetical Roster Yr. Sr. Sr. So. So. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Jr. So. Fr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Fr. So. Sr. Fr. Sr. So. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Fr.

Pos. IF RHP 1B C OF OF/P RHP OF IF IF LHP RHP LHP RHP RHP LHP OF IF RHP OF RHP C OF RHP LHP LHP C IF RHP 1B C RHP C

Ht. 6-2 5-11 6-1 5-11 5-11 5-11 6-0 5-11 6-0 5-7 6-0 6-2 5-9 6-2 6-0 6-1 5-11 5-8 6-0 6-3 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-1 5-10 5-9 6-7 6-2 5-10 6-1 6-2

Wt. 185 180 200 175 175 210 185 205 205 145 180 200 165 195 200 170 210 150 180 215 170 215 180 195 185 200 180 180 230 220 205 200 215

B/T R/R R/R L/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R L/L R/R L/L R/R R/R L/L L/R R/R R/R L/L R/R L/R L/R R/R L/L L/L R/R R/R R/R R/R L/R R/R R/R

Hometown/High School/Previous Tunkhannock, Pa./Lackawanna Trail/Potomac State Fostoria, Ohio/Fostoria Steubenville, Ohio/Steubenville Scott sdale, Ariz./Pinnacle Madisonville, La./Jesuit/Southwest Mississippi JC Canton, Ohio/Central Catholic Cassville, Wis./Cassville Senior/Marshalltown CC Youngstown, Ohio/Boardman/Oakland Cincinnati, Ohio/Milford Canfield, Ohio/Canfield Bellevue, Ohio/Bellevue Parsippany, N.J./Seton Hall Prep Washington, Pa./Trinity McDonald, Ohio/McDonald Youngstown, Ohio/Boardman Austintown, Ohio/Fitch/Pittsburgh Boardman, Ohio/Boardman Hollidaysburg, Pa./Hollidaysburg Area Austintown, Ohio/Austintown Fitch Poland, Ohio/Poland Painesville, Ohio/Notre Dame Cathedral Latin Boardman, Ohio/Boardman/Okaloosa-Walton Titusville, Pa./Titusville Twinsburg, Ohio/Twinsburg Cleveland, Ohio/Notre Dame Cathedral Latin Memphis, Tenn./Evangelical Christian Springboro, Ohio/Bishop Fenwick Yorktown, Va./York Gahanna, Ohio/Gahanna Lincoln Lancaster, Pa./Conestoga Valley/Lenoir CC Earleville, Md./Bohemia Manor/Cecil College Eden Prairie, Minn./Viterbo Circleville, Ohio/Circleville/Michigan State

Head Coach: 7 Rich Pasquale, Th ird Season (Francis Marion, 1991) Assistant Coach: 32 Tom Lipari, Second Season (New Orleans, 2007) Assistant Coach: 21 Craig Antush, 11th Season (Alabama, 1983) Volunteer Assistant Coach: 33 Dan Lipari, First Season (Morningside, 2008) $ - Must redshirt to fulfi ll NCAA transfer requirements. Will have two years of eligibility remaining & - Must redshirt to fulfi ll NCAA transfer requirements. Will have four years of eligibility remaining

„ Position Breakdown Catcher (5) 4 Jonathan Crist 24 Anthony Porter 29 Craig Goubeaux 36 Casey Holland 40 Joel Williams & First Base (2) 17 Jeremy Banks 35 Greg Dissinger

Infield (5) 1 Jacke Healey 10 Zac McFarland 11 C.J. Morris 19 Neil Schroth 30 Padraic Williams

Outfield (7) 5 Eric Hymel 6 Eric Marzec 9 Armani Johnson 18 Joe Iacobucci 22 Tom Clayton 25 Derek Carr

Pitcher (16) 2 Anthony Munoz 6 Eric Marzec 8 Trent Wood 12 Cody Dearth 13 Ryan Messmer 14 Alex Frey 15 Corey Vukovic 16 Kevin McCulloh 17 Alex Oles

20 Jim Kinnick 23 Erik Okleson 26 Aaron Swenson 27 Bill Turosky 28 Blake Aquadro 31 Phil Klein 34 Nick Sutherland $

„ Pronunciations

No. 28 3 25 22 4 12 35 14 29 1 36 5 18 40 20 31 6 19 10 13 11 2 23 17 24 16 34 26 27 15 40 30 8

Pos. LHP 1B OF OF/P C LHP 1B LHP C IF C OF OF OF RHP RHP OF/P RHP IF RHP IF RHP RHP LHP C IF RHP RHP LHP RHP C IF RHP

Yr. Fr. So. So. Sr. So. Jr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Sr. Fr. Fr. So. Sr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Sr.

„ Hometown Breakdown Ohio (20): Jeremy Banks, Tom Clayton, Cody Dearth, Craig Goubeaux, Joe Iacobucci, Armani Johnson, Jim Kinnick, Phil Klein, Eric Marzec, Kevin McCulloh, Zac McFarland, C.J. Morris, Anthony Munoz, Erik Okleson, Alex Oles, Anthony Porter, Aaron Swenson, Bill Turosky, Corey Vukovic, Joel Williams Pennsylvania (5): Derek Carr, Greg Dissinger, Alex Frey, Jacke Healey, Neil Schroth Arizona (1): Jonathan Crist Louisiana (1): Eric Hymel Maryland (1): Casey Holland Minnesota (1): Nick Sutherland New Jersey (1): Ryan Messmer Tennessee (1): Blake Aquadro Virginia (1): Padraic Williams Wisconsin (1): Trent Wood

„ Class Breakdown

DEARTH • Dearth | DISSINGER • DISS-in-gur | FREY • Fry | GOUBEAUX • GOO-bo | IACOBUCCI • YAWK-ah-Boo-chee JACKE • JACK-ee | OKLESON • O-kuhl-son | OLES • rhymes with coals | PADRA IC • PAD-rick | VUKOVIC • VOO-ko-vick

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Name Blake Aquadro Jeremy Banks Derek Carr Tom Clayton Jonathan Crist Cody Dearth Greg Dissinger Alex Frey Craig Goubeaux Jacke Healey Casey Holland Eric Hymel Joe Iacobucci Armani Johnson Jimmy Kinnick Phil Klein Eric Marzec Kevin McCulloh Zac McFarland Ryan Messmer C.J. Morris Anthony Munoz Erik Okleson Alex Oles Anthony Porter Neil Schroth Nick Sutherland Aaron Swenson Bill Turosky Corey Vukovic Joel Williams Padraic Williams Trent Wood

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Q & A WITH COACH PASQUALE

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Head Coach Th ird Season Francis Marion (1991) When Rich Pasquale took over as Youngstown State’s head baseball coach in October 2007, he brought a great sense of energy and an unmatched passion for the game. Pasquale came to YSU with three primary goals: att ract the best players from the Youngstown area, annually fi nish toward the top of the Horizon League and become a nationallyrespected program. Now entering his third season, Pasquale has helped the Penguins’ program make significant progress toward reaching those goals. The improvement was obvious to his coaching peers in just his fi rst year as Pasquale was voted the Horizon League Co-Coach of the Year in 2008. That season Pasquale led YSU to a third-place fi nish in the Horizon League standings, a fourwin improvement in league games and a winning percentage increase of .199 in conference contests. YSU defeated six teams that fi nished with at least 30 wins - Cincinnati (39), Kent State (36), West Virginia (35), UIC (35), Bowling Green (32) and Wright State (30), and it dropped one-run contests to Georgia Tech and Penn State. Pasquale also helped the Penguins collect an impressive list of individual accomplishments. Aaron Swenson was named

the Horizon League Pitcher of the Year as a sophomore after going 6-3 and leading the league in strikeouts and innings pitched. Joe Iacobucci, Eric Marzec and Sean Lucas earned second-team all-league honors, and Iacobucci was recognized nationally as an honorable mention pick on the All-Ping! Freshman team. Lucas set career-highs in every offensive category and batted 36 points better than he did as a junior. Marzec batted an outstanding 84 points higher than he did in 2007. Josh Page was named First-Team Academic All-District after being a second-team selection the previous two years. As a squad, six starters hit better than .300 and the pitching staff lowered its ERA by 0.63 from the previous season. The 2009 season saw an influx of talent from four junior college stars and seven high school standouts. JUCO transfer Jacke Healey made an immediate impact in the Horizon League, earning fi rst-team all-conference honors at shortstop. Jeremy Banks also had a very productive fi rst season by hitt ing .302 with four home runs and 30 RBIs. Sophomore pitcher Phil Klein joined Healey on the Horizon League First Team after having a breakout season. Klein went 5-2 with a 4.62 ERA and 80 strikeouts in 76 innings as he developed into a premier power pitcher in the conference. Marzec was named second-team all-conference for the second straight season at utility, and David Leon earned second-team honors at second base. Eight starters hit at least .280, and John Koehnlein fi nished third in the Horizon League with a .385 batt ing average. The program has also seen a big improvement off the field under Pasquale. A new baseball locker room and lounge area was opened in 2009. Th ree new sets of uniforms and a vast selection of apparel have been ordered since Pasquale’s arrival, and the coach has helped increase community connections and relations. Pasquale has also been integral in developing plans for the Watson and Tressel Training Site, an indoor facility that will allow the baseball team and other Penguins squads to practice year round.

THE BUZZ ON

COACH PASQUALE “I think Rich truly cares about his players, both on and off the field. He has a genuine passion and respect for the people in the game and how it should be played.” ~ Terry Francona Boston Red Sox Manager “Coach Pasquale is a qualit y individual with enthusiasm for the game of baseball. His willingness to spend extra time on the details of the game helped me excel during my career at the University of Pitt sburgh.” ~ Brad Rea Pitt sburgh Pirates Free Agent Signee “In my eyes, Coach Pasquale is a fi rst class gentleman both on and off the field. His blue-collar work ethic along with his commitment to his players and staff made it a pleasure to play for him. He was always available when needed and still is available for me today.” ~ Brant Colamarino 7th Round Selection Oakland A’s, 2002 “Rich Pasquale is one of the up-andcoming promising new coaches in Division I baseball. His insight for fi nding and developing talent at the college level is fi nally being recognized nationally. He brings fresh ideas and a renewed sense of energy to whatever program he is in charge of. Youngstown State’s baseball program will be better with him at the helm.” ~ Bobby Mayer, Cleveland Indians Area Scout Supervisor “Rich Pasquale is a good, young, energetic coach who players will love playing for. YSU made an excellent choice, and I see great things happening with the YSU baseball program with Rich at the helm.” ~ Ed Santa, Colorado Rockies Area Scout Supervisor

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COACHING STAFF Pasquale, the seventh coach in YSU history, came to Penguin Country after spending a season as the top assistant coach at Division II Slippery Rock. Prior to that he led a drastic turnaround at Division III La Roche College in Pitt sburgh, Pa., and he was an assistant for three seasons at the University of Pitt sburgh. At Slippery Rock, Pasquale helped veteran head coach Jeff Messer lead The Rock to a 35-17 record. A coach recognized for his hitt ing and fielding instruction, Pasquale helped SRU to a .322 batt ing average. Four players hit over .360, including Third-Team All-America selection Matt Adams and Honorable Mention All-America pick M.J. Parsons. At La Roche, Pasquale led a complete rebirth for a Redhawks team that had won just 24 games in the five years prior to his arrival. In four years (2003-06) he led the program to 84 wins and three straight berths in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference playoffs. He was named the AMCC Coach of the Year in his second season, and his teams set school records for conference wins and overall wins. Pasquale also served as the sports information director and a physical education instructor at La Roche. During his fi rst year at Pitt sburgh in 2000, the Panthers went 31-24 and had two players drafted in the fi rst 20 rounds. In his fi nal year in 2002, two more players were drafted in the fi rst 16 rounds, and the Panthers fi nished with a record of 36-16-1 and won what was then a school-record 14 Big East games. Pasquale got his coaching start at Penn State Beaver in 1995 and stayed there until 1999. As an infield and hitt ing coach, PSU Beaver appeared in the NJCAA Division III World Series in 1997 and 1999, and the team was the Region 20 Champions four times in his five years. Pasquale served as the acting athletic director, director of intramural and recreation sports and facilities coordinator at PSU Beaver. Pasquale has also worked camps as an infield and hitt ing instructor at Clemson and Slippery Rock. Pasquale has vast experience as an administrator. He was an Assistant to the Athletic Director and Compliance Officer at Slippery Rock, and he was the Facilities Manager of Jack Critchfield Park for the Slippery Rock Sliders of the Frontier League. Pasquale has also served as a scout for the Cleveland Indians since November 2005. After playing at PSU Beaver for two seasons, Pasquale had a heralded playing career at Francis Marion University in Florence, S.C. As a senior he batted .322 with 52 runs scored in 47 games to earn NAIA Honorable Mention All-America honors. He was also a unanimous selection to the NAIA AllDistrict and an All-Area honoree covering seven states as a senior. Pasquale earned a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology from Francis Marion in 1991 and his master’s in health and physical education from Madison University in 2006. Pasquale and his wife, Mindy, have three children – 9-year-old Dominic, 7-year-old Maura and 3-year-old Kara. He is the nephew of former Cleveland Indians fi rst baseman Tito Francona and cousin of Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona.

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Assistant Coach Second Season New Orleans (2007) For mer professiona l pitcher and Michigan State assistant Tom Lipari is entering his second season as Youngstown State’s top assistant coach. He oversees development of the Penguins’ pitching staff and serves as the recruiting coordinator. He’s been very successful in both realms in his short stint on campus. Lipari helped develop Phil Klein into a premier power pitcher in the Horizon League as the righthander was arguably the conference’s most-improved player. Klein went 5-2 with a 4.62 ER A with 80 strikeouts in 76 innings in his sophomore campaign after going 1-1 with an 11.09 ERA as a freshman. He was even better in Horizon League games in 2009, going 4-0 with a 3.83 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 56.1 innings. Klein’s 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings led all league starters. Lipari also groomed two young pitchers into bullpen staples by the end of the season. Freshman Jim Kinnick did not allow an earned run in his fi nal 9.1 innings to close out the regular season. Junior Anthony Munoz, in his fi rst season on the mound as a converted

shortstop, was not scored upon in any of his last seven appearances that spanned 7.2 innings. Lipari’s work has not gone unnoticed in the professional ranks. Major League Baseball scouts have said as many as four YSU pitchers could be drafted following the 2010 season. Eight pitchers under Lipari’s tutelage have gone on to play professionally. On the recruiting trail, Lipari has helped reshape the Penguins’ roster. Twenty-two of YSU’s 33 players have come in on Lipari’s watch. Lipari also helped head coach Rich Pasquale sign a promising group of seven players to the 2011 squad. Before coming to YSU, Lipari was a volunteer assistant at Michigan State during the 2008 season. For the Spartans, he was charged with handling the dayto-day development of the pitching staff both on and off the field. He also served as the camp coordinator. Under Lipari’s leadership, Spartans junior Chris Cullen was recognized as a Th ird-Team All-Big Ten selection after ranking sixth in the conference with a 3.95 ERA . Prior to his stint at Michigan State, Lipari was the pitching coach for the St. Cloud Riverbats, who won the Northwoods Collegiate Summer League championship. He also spent two seasons as a pitching coach and recruiter for Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. Lipari also helped establish and was an instructor with Total Baseball Development, a fall baseball league for high school players in Sioux City. Lipari, a native of Omaha, Neb., also enjjoyed a prolific playing career. After leading Indian Hills Junior College (Centerville, Iowa) to a third-place fi nish in the NJCAA W World Series, he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 14th round of the amateur player draft in 1998. Opting not to sign, he attended the University of New Orleans for two seasons, during which he became the only pitcher in Privateers history to throw a nine inning no-hitter and the fourth pitcher in school history to record more than 100 strikeouts in a season. Lipari signed as a free agent with the San Diego Padres in 2002 and spent two seasons in their farm system. He later signed with the Houston Astros in 2004 and the Sioux City Explorers of the American Association Independent Baseball League. Lipari earned his bachelor’s degree in general studies from UNO in 2007. He married the former Rebecca Blackman, a native of Omaha, Neb., in 2006.

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COACHING STAFF

craig ANTUSH

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Assistant Coach 11th Season Alabama (1983) Veteran coach Craig Antush is entering his 11th season as an assistant coach at Youngstown State. During his 10 seasons at YSU, Antush has helped develop four pitchers who were taken in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft and three others who signed professional contracts. In 2005, Justin Thomas was selected as the third pick in the fourth round by the Seatt le Mariners after being named the Horizon League Pitcher of the Year. Prior to Thomas, Brad Hennessey became the fi rst Penguin to be drafted in the fi rst round when San Francisco selected him with the 21st overall pick in 2001. Mike Abdalla was chosen by Kansas City in the 40th round, and Matt Brumit was taken in the 44th round by the New York Yankees in 2002. At the end of 2006, Kevin Libeg signed an undrafted free agent contract with the Cleveland Indians, and Eric Shaffer signed with the Evansville Ott ers of the Frontier League. Corey Ohalek also signed with the Florida Marlins at the end of the 2003 season. Antush has coached two Horizon League pitchers of the year - Thomas in 2005 and Aaron Swenson in 2008 - and another fi rst-team all-Horizon League hurler in Phil Klein (2009). Hennessey was the Mid-Continent Conference Pitcher of the Year in Antush’s fi rst season on campus. Antush has also been active in non-collegiate instruction in his career. He served as pitching coach for the Staunton Braves of the Shenandoah Valley Baseball League during the summers of 1999, 2000, 2002, and he coached the Wyo-

missing American Legion squad and the freshman team at Muhlenberg High School in his hometown of Reading, Pa. In the summer of 1993, Antush coached a team of Athletes In Action in a four-week tour of Alphen, Holland; Czech Republic and Montpellier. Prior to his arrival at YSU, Antush was the head coach at Marshall University from 1996-98 and ser ved a s pitch i ngg coach for the Thundering Herd for five seasons from 1991-1995. A ntush had a notable career as a player at the collegiate level as a relief pitcher for the University of Alabama. He compiled a career record of 9-3 and recorded seven saves for the Crimson Tide. His senior season, the Crimson Tide reached the College World Series title game but fell to Texas. He earned his Bachelors Degree from the University of Alabama in 1983 and his Master’s Degree in health and physical education at Marshall in 1995. Antush is a teacher at Hickory High School in Hermitage, Pa.

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Volunteer Assistant Coach First Season Morningside (2008) Dan Lipari is in his fi rst season as a volunteer assistant coach on the Youngstown State baseball staff. Lipari, the younger brother of current pitching coach Tom Lipari, comes to YSU with plenty accomplishments and experience on the diamond. His duties at YSU will consist of assisting with the pitching staff, daily operations of the program, and the Youngstown State Baseball School. Lipari was a three-year letterwinner at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, from 2006-08. As a senior, he appeared

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in 22 games, which ranked second on the team, and helped lead Morningside to the GPAC Tournament Championship. His 22 outings in 2008 also ranks as the third most in school history for a single season. He played under his brother in 2006 and 2007. After his playing days, Lipari was named the pitching coach for Omaha Creighton Prep Junior Varsity Legion Team in the summer of 2009. Along with becoming a college coach, he also assisted in youth baseball development in Sioux City. Lipari, an Omaha, Neb., native who prepped at Westside High School, earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Morningside.

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blake AQUADRO 28 P • Fr. • Ht: 6-1 • Wt: 200 • B/T: L/L Memphis, Tenn. Evangelical Christian High School: Earned two letters for the Eagles... Went 5-3 on the mound with three saves... Also hit .375 while playing fi rst base... Earned a Hope Scholarship for the state of Tennessee... Pitched for the World Yacht Clippers Baseball Club in Jupiter, Fla., when he was recruited by YSU... Was previously playing for the East Coast Grays. Personal: Parents are Bill and Cheryl Aquadro... Has two sisters (Kelsey and Megan)... Born Jan. 11, 1991... Major is exercise science.

jeremy BANKS

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Homered for the fi rst time in his career at Akron (3/18)... Drew three walks twice and two walks three times. High School: Earned three letters... Named First-Team All-Ohio in Division II at fi rst base and member of the Mizuno All-Ohio Series his senior year... Also named the Division II Eastern District Player of the Year and the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class AAAA Player of the Year as a senior... Hit .590 with 35 RBIs, four homers and 38 runs scored to go along with a 7-2 record on the mound... Drew 29 walks and struck out only four times... Named to the OVAC all-star team... As a junior he batted .359 with three home runs and 23 RBIs for the Big Red... Hit .373 with four homers, 14 doubles and eight triples in 66 games for American Legion Post 33 in the 2007 summer... Was also a standout football player for the Big Red, who won the Division III state title his freshman and sophomore seasons... Was an All-OVAC selection as a tight end and linebacker. Personal: Son of Joel and Joyce Banks... has four brothers (Joel Jr., Justin, Joshua and James) and one sister (Jamie)... Justin played baseball for the Penguins from 2003-06 and ranks among YSU’s top five career-best hitters in hits, RBIs, doubles, at bats and total bases... Major is accounting... Born June 7, 1990. AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB OBP SB-A 2009 .302 45-33 126 29 38 6 0 4 30 56 .444 19 .405 5-6 Career .302 45-33 126 29 38 6 0 4 30 56 .444 19 .405 5-6

1B • So. • Ht: 6-0 • Wt: 200 • B/T: L/R Steubenville, Ohio Steubenville 2009: Played in 45 games and started 33... Batted .302 with four home runs, 29 runs scored and 30 RBIs... His home run and RBI totals were the highest by a freshman since YSU career record holder Erich Diedrich hit six homers and drove in 33 in 2005... Was even better against Horizon League competition, batt ing .324 with three homers, a .465 slugging percentage and a team-best 15 RBIs... Hit safely in the fi nal 11 games of the season and in 14 of the fi nal 15... Batted .439 with 18 RBIs and 13 runs scored over the fi nal 11 games... Increased his batt ing average 67 points over that span... Also batted .323 against righties, .348 with runners in scoring position and .395 with two outs... His 17 two-out RBIs were a team-high... Finished with eight multi-R BI games, which ranked second on the team, eight multi-hit games and five multi-run games... Homered three times in a four-game span from May 2-8, including both games of a doubleheader on Mayy 8 against Wright State.... Hit a three-run homer and matched a career high with four RBIs at Valpo (5/2)... A lso drove in four against Buffalo in the regular season finale (5/13)... Scored a career-high three runs at Valpo (5/2)... Had a careerhigh four hits - three singles and a double - against Butler in the Horizon League Tournament... Hit a walk-off, game-winningg single in the bottom of the ninth against Cleveland State (4/11)... Scored the winning run in the seventh at Marshall (3/15)...

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OF • So. • Ht: 6-2 • Wt: 180 • B/T: L/R Titusville, Pa. Titusville 2009: Played in 39 games and started 25... Batted .250 with 15 runs scored and 16 RBIs... Hit .296 against right handers and a team-best .469 with runners in scoring position... Had two hits nine times, scored twice four times and had four multi-RBI games... Knocked in three runs three times, including a three-run triple against Milwaukee (4/18)...Also scored the winning run against the Panthers in the bottom of the ninth... Added three RBIs against Butler (4/4) and Valparaiso (5/9)... All of his three-RBI games were at Eastwood Field... Only J Jeremy Banks drove in at least three runs in more games... Doubled in back-to-back games at VMI and at Towson... Walked three times against Marshall... Had two hits five times in his fi nal eight games and scored in seven of his last 10... Stole three bases in four attempts. High School: Batted .479 with six home runs, 29 RBIs, 14 doubles and stole 21 bases during the summer 2007 season... Hit above .500 his senior year after eclipsing the .400 mark in his sophomore and junior seasons... Committ ed only one error in center field in his high school career... Earned fi rst-team allregion honors his fi nal two seasons and second-team all-region accolades as a sophomore... Named to the All-District 10 team... Ranked fi rst in the 60-yard dash, fielding ability, hitt ing ability and raw power and second in arm strength at the Baseball Factory showcase at Slippery Rock in June 2007... Also named Region 5 Player of the Year and all-state in football... Ran for 1,103 yards and 23 touchdowns on 10.4 yards per carry his senior year. Personal: Son of Victor and Debbra Carr... Has one sister (Britt any)... Major is environmental studies... Born April 17, 1989. AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB OBP SB-A 2009 .250 39-25 96 15 24 3 2 0 16 31 .323 9 .314 3-4 Career .250 39-25 96 15 24 3 2 0 16 31 .323 9 .314 3-4

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OF • Sr. • Ht: 6-3 • Wt: 215 • B/T: L/L Poland, Ohio Poland Seminary

had six doubles over a six-game span from May 18 to May 24... Scored more than once eight times, including a career-high three runs at Morehead State (3/17)... Recovered from a 2-for-16 slide to start the season to bat .324 in his fi nal 47 games... homered against Morehead State (3/17), Notre Dame College (5/2), Cleveland State (5/19) and Milwaukee (5/25)... Had doubles in 18 different games, and ripped two doubles against Milwaukee twice (5/11, 5/23). 2006: Redshirted.

2009: Played in 26 games and started twice, including the season opener at Georgia (2/20)... Had two hits in pinch-hitt ing duties... Doubled and scored a run at Towson (3/7)... Singled at UIC (3/27)... Also made his fi rst collegiate appearance on the mound at Akron.

High School: Was a two-time letterwinner and team captain once... Hit a teamhigh .516 with 34 RBIs, 12 doubles and two home runs as a senior... Named FirstTeam All-Metro Athletic Conference as a senior... Helped lead the Bulldogs to a district championship and a runner-up fi nish at regionals... Was also a two-year letterwinner and one-time captain in football.

2008: Batted .250 with three home runs and 12 RBIs... Played in 39 games and started 22 - 16 at DH, four in right field and two in left ... Hit .265 and had two of his homers in league competition... Did not play after May 10 because of a torn MCL that he suffered exercising outside of baseball activities... Had started four straight games prior the injury... Did most of his damage at the plate coming off the bench... Was 8-for-19 (.421) with seven RBIs and seven runs in 17 games as a substitute... Hit .438 and had two home runs as a pinch hitter... Both of his pinchhit home runs came in the ninth inning, including one on April 20 against Milwaukee that sent the game into extra innings... Hit . 348 over his last 21 games after being held to a .160 clip in his fi rst 18... Had two hits on six different occasions... Was 2-for-2 with two doubles, two runs scored and three RBIs at Toledo (April 8)... Hit in sixx straight contests from April 8 to April 16... Was 8-for-16 with six runs scored in the stretch... Scored a season-high three runs against Niagara (Nov. 15).

Personal: Awarded the Coach Steve J. Barbato Scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year... Son of Tim and Viive Clayton... Has two brothers (Sean and Tim)... Major is civil engineering... Born Jan. 15, 1987.

2007: Named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team after leading all league freshmen with a .308 batting average... Was one of two league players to earn Freshman All-Ping! honors by pingbaseball.com, which recognized the nation’s top freshman players... Ranked fifth in the league in doubles with 20, which is the fourth-most in YSU history and most ever by a freshman... His 0.38 doubles per game ranked as the 53rd-best in the country... Also blasted four home runs, scored 31 runs and drove in 35 runners... His four home runs tied for the most by a freshman in the league... Had a 10-game hitt ing streak from March 24 to April 8 and hit safely in 13 of the fi nal 15 games... Had 15 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games... Batted .336 against right-handers... Hit his fi rst career grand slam and had a career-high five RBIs against Butler in the Horizon League Tournament (5/24)... Posted two or more hits in three tournament games, including his third three-hit game of the season against Milwaukee (5/23)... Overall, he hit .350 with seven RBIs and seven runs scored in the tournament...

High School: Earned three letters and was a team captain one year... Named FirstTeam All Pima Region as a senior... Ranked second in the 5A Pima League in home runs with six and RBIs with 29... Was also a standout wide receiver and defensive back for Pinnacle, earning fi rst-team all-region accolades... Retired as the school’s all-time leader in touchdown receptions and kick return yards.

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AVG .308 .250 .087 .274

GP-GS 53-49 39-22 26-2 118-73

AB 195 96 23 314

R 31 13 3 47

H 2B 3B 60 20 0 24 3 0 2 1 0 86 24 0

HR 4 3 0 7

RBI 35 12 0 47

TB 92 36 3 131

SLG .472 .375 .130 .417

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BB 15 7 3 25

OBP SB-A .373 3-6 .305 1-1 .250 0-0 .343 4-7

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C • So. • Ht: 5-11 • Wt: 175 • B/T: R/R Scottsdale, Ariz. Pinnacle 2009: Played in 27 games and started 15 - 14 at catcher and one at DH... Batted .278 with six runs scored, seven RBIs and a home run... His home run came on an inside-the-park grand slam at Valparaiso (5/2)... Had a career-best three hits in four at bats at Butler (4/22)... Also had two hits, including a double, against Cleveland State (4/12)... Had hits in eight of his fi nal 11 games.

Personal: Son of Richard Crist and Lyn White... Is an only child... Major is fi nance... Born Jan. 5, 1990. AVG GP-GS AB 2009 .278 27-15 54 Career .278 27-15 54

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cody DEARTH

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P • Jr. • Ht: 6-0 • Wt: 180 • B/T: L/L Bellevue, Ohio Bellevue 2009: Went 2-5 with a 4.96 ERA over 13 appearances, 10 of which were starts... Earned his fi rst collegiate win against Marshall, allowing one run on four hits and a walk in six innings (3/15)... Improved to 2-0 when he held Butler to one earned on six hits while striking out four in a complete-game effort (4/4)... Worked around a season-high five walks by not surrendering an extra-base hit and matching his season high with four strikeouts... Was the Horizon League ERA leader at 2.31 after his win over the Bulldogs... Struck out four batters two other times... Was on the short end in each of his fi nal five starts... Allowed only one home run and one triple in his fi rst 50 innings... Did not allow more than two earned runs in each of his fi rst five starts... Also went at least six innings in his fi rst five starts. 2008: Went 0-1 with a 7.66 ERA over 10 appearances... Struck out nine and walked 13 batters in 22.1 innings... Made his debut at Alabama (3/8) and his fi rst of two starts on April 8 at Toledo... Th rew 4.1 scoreless innings of relief at Xavier, surrendering one hit, walking two and striking out four (3/15)... Also threw a scoreless inning his next outing at Akron (3/26)... Tossed three shutout innings of relief against Milwaukee, allowing two hits and two walks (4/20)... Allowed four runs on six hits in 3.2 innings in start at Toledo (4/8)... Suffered the loss against Ohio, allowing six runs (two earned) on 10 hits in 3.0 innings (4/16).

Lenoir Community College: Earned All-Region X honors in helping the Lancers to a runner-up fi nish in the NJCAA World Series... LCC won the conference, regional tournament and set a school record with 54 wins... Batted .431 with 29 RBIs and four homers in 35 games. High School: Was a four-year letterwinner for the Buckskins... Set the school record for career home runs (12) and RBIs (66)... Hit .441 as a senior and had seven homers as a junior... Was a three-time all-section team selection and was named all-region once... Also played soccer... Appeared on the honor roll all four years. Personal: Son of Rick and Deb Dissinger... Has a sister (Lindsay)... Major is general studies... Born Sept. 8, 1988. AVG GP-GS AB 2009 .218 22-18 55 Career .218 22-18 55

R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB OBP SB-A 3 12 1 0 0 2 13 .236 5 .306 0-0 3 12 1 0 0 2 13 .236 5 .306 0-0

alex FREY

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P • Fr. • Ht: 5-9 • Wt: 165 • B/T: L/L Washington, Pa. Trinity

High School: Earned four letters and was a team captain one year... Set the school record for doubles in a season... Was an all-district selection... Also earned FirstTeam and Second-Team All-Northern Ohio League honors... Was an Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association Academic All-Ohioan as a senior... Also played football.

High School: Earned three letters and was a onetime team captain... Went 6-1 with 91 strikeouts and a 1.04 ERA as a senior... Posted a career 17-4 record, 205 strikeouts and 1.14 ERA ... Set school career and season records for strikeouts and ERA ... Helped lead the Hillers to a section title his senior year... Earned fi rst-team all-district honors as a junior and senior... Earned the MVP pitching award in the WPIAL Class AAA vs. AAAA All-Star game after striking out eight batters in four innings... Also played basketball and football, earning three letters in each.

Personal: Son of Tom and Cathy Dearth... Has two brothers (Chad and Dustin)... Major is fi nance... Born July 6, 1988.

Personal: Parents are Patrick and Caroline Frey... Has a brother (Patrick) and a sister (Carly)... Major is education... Born May 22, 1991.

ERA W-L APP GS 2008 7.66 0-1 10 2 2009 4.96 2-5 13 10 Career 5.76 2-6 23 12

CG SHO 0 0 1 0 1 0

SV 0 0 0

IP 22.1 52.2 75.0

H 32 67 99

R 24 40 64

ER 19 29 48

BB SO AVG 13 9 .356 22 25 .315 35 34 .327

greg DISSINGER 35 1B • Jr. • Ht: 6-2 • Wt: 220 • B/T: R/R Lancaster, Pa. Lenoir CC / Conestoga Valley HS 2009: Played in 22 games and started 18 before missing the final month with Mononucleosis... Batted .218 with a double, three runs scored and 22 RBIs... Hit .346 over his last 10 games... Had a season-high three hits, scored a run and drove in another against Butler (4/4)... Scored a run in the nightcap against the Bulldogs... Drove in a run in the season opener at Georgia (2/20)... Did not commit an error in 125 chances as a fi rst baseman.

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craig GOUBEAUX 29 C • Fr. • Ht: 5-10 • Wt: 180 • B/T: R/R Springboro, Ohio Bishop Fenwick High School: Earned four lett ers and was team captain one year... Earned First-Team Greater Catholic League honors his final three years... Was a four-year varsity starter for the Falcons... Named First-Team Middletown Journal his fi nal three seasons... Helped lead Fenwick to GCL North titles as a sophomore and junior.... Fenwick advanced to the regional fi nals his sophomore year... Batted .395 as a sophomore, .406 as a junior and .400 as a senior... Ranked No. 93 on The Buckeye Scout Top 100 list for the class of 2009... Was a member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Parents are Mark and Kim Goubeaux... Has a brother (Chad)... Major is civil engineering... Born Sept. 27, 1990.

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jacke HEALEY

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IF • Sr. • Ht: 6-2 • Wt: 185 • B/T: R/R Tunkhannock, Pa. Potomac State / Lackawanna Trail HS 2009: Played in 50 games, all of which he started at shortstop... Named First-Team All-Horizon League at shortstop and to the all-newcomer team... Became the only fi rst-team all-conference shortstop in school history, and his eight homers were the most ever by a YSU shortstop... Ranked fi ft h in the Horizon League in doubles (17), fi ft h in home runs (eight), seventh in hit by pitch (10) and ninth in slugging percentage (.521)... Had team-high totals in runs scored (37), RBIs (36), doubles, homers, total bases (98), at bats (188), games started (50) and assists (125)... Finished with 12 multi-RBI games, g , 16 multi-hit games g and seven multi-run games... Also batt ed .370 with runners in scoringg position and .380 after the fi ft h inning... 23 of his 36 RBIs also came after the fi ft h, and 14 came with two outs... Batted .370 against left-handers... Got off to a torrid start, batting .425 with eight doubles in his fi rst 11 Division I games... Gave YSU the lead in the ninth inning on back-toback days at VMI duringg t he st retch... Doubled twice in both games against VMI, and homered against the Keydets in the first... Hit home runs on backto-back days at Valparaiso on M ay 1-2 . . . A l so homered against Buffalo in the regular season fi nale, highlighting a game when he also doubled t w ice, scored three times and drove in a career-best four runs... Held hitless in backto-back games only twice... Scored a career-high three runs three different times... Had three hits twice, and drove in at least three twice... Five of his stolen bases came in his fi nal 11 games... Was also solid in the field, turning in a .952 fielding percentage to compliment a team-best 125 assists... Was part of 27 double plays. Potomac State College: Named to the National Junior College Athletic Association All-America second team... Hit .456 with 11 home runs and 15 doubles while slugging .823... Scored 52 times, 28 of his 67 hits went for extra bases and had an on-base percentage of .526... Was named the Eastern District Rawlings Big Stick award winner by fi nishing with the district’s top batt ing average... Also stole nine bases and had 67 hits... Started all 45 games at shortstop where he posted a .935 fielding percentage... Helped lead Potomac State to the Region XX fi nals. High School: Was a four-year letterwinner and team captain two years... Was a three-time all-conference selection and team MVP twice... Played in the senior all-star game... Was also the team MVP of his legion team and a legion all-star...

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Helped lead the Lions to a conference and district championship and a berth in the state quarterfi nals... Also played golf and basketball... Was a member of the National Honor Society and Who’s Who Among American High School. Personal: Awarded the Richard M. Mayberry Scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year... Son of Michael and Rhonda Healey... Has a brother (Kelley)... Major is general studies... Born June 26, 1988. AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB OBP SB-A 2009 .293 50-50 188 37 55 17 1 8 36 98 .521 15 .376 7-12 Career .293 50-50 188 37 55 17 1 8 36 98 .521 15 .376 7-12

casey HOLLAND 36 C • Sr. • Ht: 5-10 • Wt: 205 • B/T: L/R Earleville, Md. Cecil College / Bohemia Manor HS 2009: Played in 43 games and started 30 – 11 at catcher, 11 at DH, seven at third base and one at fi rst... Batted .243 with three home runs, 16 RBIs and 13 runs scored... Hit .255 against Horizon League opponents... Had eight multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games... Hit safely in nine straight games from March 8 to March 21, which boosted his average from .133 to .319... Four of his multi-hit games came during that span... Drove in seven runs in six games from April 18-27, including two on a game-winning double vs. Milwaukee (4/18)... Had his fi rst three-hit game – two were doubles - and drove in a career-high g four runs vs. UWM... Also went 3-for-5 with two RBIs at Butler (4/26)... Homered twice in a four-game span from March 20-24... Hit his fi rst dinger at Towson... Scored in 13 different games. Cecil College: Named FirstTea m A l l-M a r yla nd Ju n ior College Conference, First-Team All-Region XX and all-district as a sophomore... Hit .390 with five home runs, 38 R BIs, 36 runs scored and 13 steals as a sophomore for the Seahawks... Na med to t he reg iona l a l ltournament team as a freshman... Helped lead the squad its first Maryland JUCO championship since 1984. High School: Was a three-time letterwinner and team captain one year... Was a two-time all-county selection... Helped lead the Eagles to a regional championship and a state runner-up fi nish in 2006... Was also a member of Cecil Legion’s back-to-back state championships in 2006-07... Was all-county and honorable-mention all-state in football... Graduated ranked eighth in his class. Personal: Awarded the Steve Bartolin Scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year... Son of George and Joyce Holland... Has two brothers (Shane and Mike) and a sister (Kim)... Major is general studies... Born Sept. 17, 1988. AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB OBP SB-A 2009 .243 43-30 115 13 28 4 0 3 16 41 .357 6 .287 0-0 Career .243 43-30 115 13 28 4 0 3 16 41 .357 6 .287 0-0

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eric HYMEL

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OF • Sr. • Ht: 5-11 • Wt: 175 • B/T: R/R Madisonville, La. Southwest Mississippi JC / Jesuit HS 2009: Started 29 games and played in 42... Batted .219 with 13 runs scored, 11 R BIs and three steals... Hit .297 (11-for-37) in April after entering the month with a .191 average... Drove in the winning run in the 10th at Butler (4/26)... Also drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth against Toledo (5/12)... Had a career-best three RBIs at VMI (2/27)... Scored four runs in the fi nal three games... Scored a career-high two runs in back-to-back games to close out the regular season... Went 2-for-4 with a triple, a run scored and an RBI in the season opener at Georgia (2/20)... Had two hits three more times, including a 2-for-2 game against Cleveland State (4/11). Southwest Mississippi Community College: Named First-Team All-Mississippi Association of Community-Junior Colleges as a sophomore... Hit .385 and scored 25 runs in 39 games his sophomore year. High School: Was a three-year letterwinner... Rated a high-level 2006 prospect by Perfect Game... Originally signed with Southeastern Louisiana University... Earned all-state honors... Helped the Blue Jays to a state title in 2005.

in batt ing average... Played in 52 games and started 49 - 46 in left field and three at designated hitter... Hit .375 and slugged .525 in Horizon League contests... Batted .358 against left ies, .376 against right-handers and .450 at home... Had 17 multihit contests... Hit safely in 16 straight games from April 25 to May 21... Batted .460 (29-for-63) with eight doubles, 14 runs scored and 11 RBIs over the span... Had four hits on two occasions - March 25 against IUP and May 13 against Kent State... Also drove in a career-best four runs against IUP... Scored a career-high four runs against the Golden Flashes... Tied the school record for walks in a game with four at Milwaukee on May 16... Was also 1-for-1 in the game to reach in all five plate appearances... Hit his fi rst home run at Xavier on March 15... Also homered against UIC (April 12) and Wright State (May 4)... Doubled twice in a contest four different times... Had three assists in the outfield, all of which came over a threegame span... Th rew out a runner at the plate and another at second base in YSU’s 5-4 win over Milwaukee at Miller Park (May 15)... Also threw out a runner at third against Valparaiso in the Horizon League Tournament (May 21). High School: Earned three letters for the Spartans... Named First-Team All-Federal League and honorable mention Division I All-Ohio as a senior... Participated in the National Amateur Baseball Federation World Series... Helped lead Boardman to sectional and district titles. Personal: Son of Bob and Shirley Iacobucci... Has one sister (Janine)... Major is general studies... Born July 21, 1988. AVG GP-GS AB 2008 .369 52-49 176 2009 .287 43-41 143 Career .332 95-90 319

R 29 21 50

Personal: Son of Tim and Wendy Hymel... Has two sisters (Caroline and Mayme)... Major is general studies... Born Oct. 28, 1986.

2008: Earned Second-Team All-Horizon League and all-newcomer team honors... Hit a team-high .369, becoming the fi rst freshman to lead the Penguins in hitt ing since 2003 (Charles Schultz)... His average was also the highest by a freshman since Kendall Schlabach hit .406 in 2001... Also led YSU in slugging (.500), onbase percentage (.440) and RBIs (33)... Ranked seventh in the Horizon League

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RBI 33 20 53

TB 88 56 144

SLG .500 .392 .451

BB 18 12 30

OBP SB-A .440 1-5 .358 5-7 .403 6-12

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OF • Jr. • Ht: 5-11 • Wt: 205 • B/T: R/R Youngstown, Ohio Oakland / Boardman HS

joe IACOBUCCI 18 2009: Played in 43 games and started 41 – 35 in left field and six at DH... Had a strong close to the year to up his average to .287 with 21 runs scored and 20 RBIs... Added nine doubles, two home runs and a career-high five steals in seven attempts... Batted .293 against Horizon League opponents during the regular season... Had 11 multi-hit games, five multi-RBI games and four multi-run games... Closed the season on a six-game hitt ing streak over which he batted .429 with four runs scored, five RBIs, four doubles and a homer... Had an RBI in five of those six games... Batted .314 and posted 19 of his 20 RBIs from March 17 to the end of the season... Had three hits three times... Went 3-for-5 and scored the winning run in the 10th at Butler (4/26)... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored and doubled against Toledo (5/12)... Had three hits and homered at Akron (3/18)... Drove in a seasonbest three runs at Wright State (3/21)... Also homered against Valparaiso (5/9)... Stole a career-best two bases and walked three times at UIC (3/27).

2B 12 9 21

armani JOHNSON

AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB OBP SB-A 2009 .219 42-29 105 13 23 1 1 0 11 26 .248 6 .268 3-3 Career .219 42-29 105 13 23 1 1 0 11 26 .248 6 .268 3-3

OF • Jr. • Ht: 5-11 • Wt: 210 • B/T: L/R Boardman, Ohio Boardman

H 65 41 106

2009: Was enrolled at YSU but was not on the team... Will count as his redshirt season. Oakland: Played in four games in 2008 for the Grizzlies. Brescia: Played in 47 games and started 42 at Brescia in the 2007 season... Belted four homers and had three doubles... Had 31 hits, 21 runs scored and 20 RBIs. High School: Earned three letters and was named team captain one year... Batted .390 as a senior and hit three home runs for the Spartans... Hit .320 as a junior... Named All-Federal League as a junior and senior... Helped lead the Spartans to a sectional titles as a junior and senior... Was rated as one of the top 100 players in Ohio in both baseball and football... Played for the Babe Ruth World Series Championship team as a member of the Youngstown All-Stars... Also played in the Mickey Mantle World Series as a member of the Midland (Texas) Braves and the NABF World Series as a member of Line Drive Academy... Earned the Del Lowery Sportsmanship Award at the Babe Ruth World Series... Also earned three letters and was a team captain in football... Named 97th-best senior in the state in football as a wide receiver... Set the school record for most receiving yards in a game... Was a member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Parents are Sidney and Sara Johnson... Has a sister (Ashia)... Born Aug. 16, 1988... Major is marketing management.

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jim KINNICK

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P • So. • Ht: 6-0 • Wt: 180 • B/T: R/R Austintown, Ohio Austintown Fitch 2009: Made nine appearances on the mound, eight of which were out of the bullpen... Went 2-1 with a 5.79 ERA and 12 strikeouts... Did not allow a run in the fi nal 5.1 innings of the regular season, and he went 9.1 innings to close out the regular season without allowing an earned run... Allowed five runs in two innings in his lone start against Kent State (4/22)... From that point, did not allow an earned run until a two-run home run in the Horizon League Tournament (5/19)... Th at was the only hit he allowed in 2.2 innings... Struck out three batters around three walks in the game... Th rew 3.1 scoreless innings of relief against Marshall to earn his fi rst win in what was YSU’s 2,000th game as a program... Also got the win in relief against Toledo by throwing two scoreless innings (5/12)... Held Valparaiso scoreless in 3.1 innings, allowing two hits and three walks while striking out a career-high four (5/9). High School: Was a three-year letterwinner... Earned awards for team MVP and pitcher of the year... Was the Youngstown Class B Summer League ERA Champion for Rondinelli Tuxedo in 2007 when he went 4-1 with four shutouts, struck out 40 batters and allowed only two earned runs in 33 innings... Also pitched in the Connie Mack State Tournament and the NABF World Series... Held Lakewood St. Edward scoreless for five innings in the district fi nals of the state tournament in 2007... Was rated the 87th-best player in the 2008 graduating class by The Buckeye Scout... Also earned three letters in golf at Fitch... Was a member of the National Honor Society and earned an honors diploma. Personal: Awarded the Ice Castle “Fun” Scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year... Son of Jim and Tina Kinnick... Has a sister (Emily)... Both of his parents attended YSU... Major is general studies... Born Oct. 10, 1989. ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO AVG 2009 5.79 2-1 9 1 0 0 0 18.2 15 15 12 19 12 .205 Career 5.79 2-1 9 1 0 0 0 18.2 15 15 12 19 12 .205

phil KLEIN

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P • Jr. • Ht: 6-7 • Wt: 230 • B/T: R/R Gahanna, Ohio Gahanna Lincoln 2009: Made 11 starts and made six appearances out of the bullpen... Named First-Team All-Horizon League, joining Aaron Swenson as back-to-back Penguin hurlers to earn fi rst-team honors... Went 5-2 with a 4.62 ERA overall... Was 5-1 with a save and a 4.19 ERA during the regular season... Finished 4-0 with a 3.83 ERA in Horizon League regular season contests... Developed into a power pitcher, striking out 80 batters in 76 innings... Fanned 61 in 56.1 innings in conference games... Struck out 38 in his fi nal 29 innings... His 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings led all Horizon League starters... Won five consecutive decisions from April 5 to May 13, including earning the win each of the last three times he took the mound in the regular season... Struck out 22 batters in 13.2 innings in his fi nal two regular season starts - both came against Valparaiso... Fanned 10 in 6.2 innings at Valpo on May 2... Struck out 12 and allowed two runs on two hits - one a wind-aided homer that broke up his shutout in the fi ft h - against Valpo on

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May 9... The other h hit h was a soft ft single l to right... h More Crusaders d struckk out in hhis seven innings than put the ball in play... Th rew 3.2 innings of scoreless relief to beat Buffalo in the regular season fi nale (5/13)... Went at least six innings in each of his last seven starts of the regular season... Held Butler to one run on six hits in six innings on April 5 to earn his fi rst win... Th rew seven scoreless innings and allowed five hits in a combined 1-0 shutout against Cleveland State (4/12)... Was the Horizon League Scholar-Athlete of the Month for April, posting a 3.81 GPA to go with his talent on the mound... Had a 1.00 ERA in nine innings out of the bullpen... Earned his save at Marshall (3/15). 2008: Went 1-1 with an 11.09 ERA in 18.2 innings... Made nine appearances, three of which were starts... Surrendered just three extra-base hits but walked 19... The Penguins went 2-1 in his three starts... Made his collegiate debut at Georgia Tech, allowing five runs in 1.2 innings (Feb. 22)... Rebounded to throw a scoreless inning at Alabama (March 9)... Made his fi rst start against Xavier and earned his fi rst career victory... Allowed one run on four hits and struck out a season-high five batters in 6.1 innings (March 13)... Also started at Akron, allowing four runs in 3.2 innings in a losing effort (March 26)... Allowed two runs and struck out four in three innings against Duquesne (April 2)... Did not take the mound after May 9. High School: Was a two-year letterwinner for the Golden Lions... Was Lincoln’s ace his senior year, going 4-2 with a 1.92 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 43.2 innings pitched... Had a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.91:1... Went 6-1 with a 2.48 ERA and 78 strikeouts in 62 innings during the summer... Earned honorable mention alldistrict honors... Was on the merit roll or honor roll every year. Personal: Awarded the Lester Donnell Scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year... Son of Brian and Cindi Klein... Has one brother (Mitchell)... Major is fi nance... Born May 30, 1989. ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO AVG 2008 11.09 1-1 9 3 0 0 0 18.2 22 24 23 19 16 .297 2009 4.62 5-2 17 11 0 0 1 76.0 71 41 39 33 80 .247 Career 5.89 6-3 26 14 0 0 1 94.2 93 65 62 52 96 .258

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eric MARZEC

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OF/P • Sr. • Ht: 5-11 • Wt: 210 • B/T: R/R Canton, Ohio Central Catholic 2009: Played in 31 games and started 30 – 29 in the outfield and one at DH... Also started a game on the mound and made nine relief appearances... Named Second-Team All-Horizon League as a utility player for the second straight year despite missing more than a month with an injury to his glove hand... Prior to his injury, he was an everyday outfielder, starting 15 times in right because of his arm strength and 14 games in center because of his range... Hit third or fourth in the order in 27 of his starts... Batted .289 with six home runs, 27 RBIs and 22 runs scored... Led the team in slugging at .547... Was leading the team in triples and homers before the injury... Hit in 10 straight games from March 21 to April 11 and hit safely in 21 of the fi rst 24 games... Went 4-for-5 with a double, two steals and two RBIs at Wright State (3/20)... That was in the middle of a six-game span in which he drove in nine runs and had 11 hits... Was a single from hitt ing for the cycle against Butler (4/4)... Scored three times and drove in a season-best four runs in the game... Homered in back-to-back games twice – in both games of a doubleheader at Towson on March 7 and against Pitt sburgh and Akron on March 17-18... Went 2-for-4 w ith a home run and three RBIs in the Horizon League Tournament in his fi rst game back from the injury... ON THE MOUND - did not pitch after April 18 because off the injury... Had a 2.40 ERA with two saves in 15.0 relief innings... Walked six and struck out 20 in 17 innings for 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings... Fanned at least two batters in seven of his 10 appearances... Picked up saves against Butler (4/5) and Cleveland State (4/12)... Struck out three and retired all six batters he faced against Cleveland State... Th ree of the six extra-base hits he allowed came in his lone start, which was his fi rst appearance of the season... Showed the ability to go longer in relief, striking out a season-high five in 3.1 innings at Wright State (3/21). 2008: Named Second-Team All-Horizon League as a utility player... Appeared in 45 games and made 43 starts - 36 in right field and seven at designated hitter... Also made 12 appearances out of the bullpen. AT THE PLATE - Batted .304 with a team-high five home runs... Also scored 32 runs, drove in 29 and was 6-for-6 on stolen base attempts... Ranked tied for sixth in the Horizon League in triples (3)... Upped his average 84 points from his freshman year... Had 13 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games... Tied the school record (Jim Lipinski) for home runs in a game with three against West Virginia on May 12... Went 4-for-5 with four runs scored, six RBIs and a steal against the Mountaineers to also set the YSU’s single game total bases record (13)... Hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Penguins a 6-5 victory over UIC (April 11)... Had another walkoff hit in YSU’s 8-7 victory in 14 innings over Duquesne (April 2)... Also homered at Cleveland State (April 25)... Batted .375 in April with 21 runs, 18 RBIs, eight doubles and two homers in 22 games... Was hitt ing .114 on March 30 before hitt ing .353 the rest of the way... Had four assists in the outfield, two of which came on gunning runners at home at Georgia Tech (Feb. 22) and versus Tiffi n (April 3).

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ON THE MOUND - Made 12 appearances, eight of which came after he played in the field... Was 2-1 with a 2.82 ERA , two saves and 18 strikeouts in 22.1 innings... Did not allow a run in eight of his outings... Held hitters to a .198 average... 12 of his 17 walks came in four outings... Did not yield a run in seven straight innings from April 1 to April 8... held Xavier scoreless and struck out six in five innings to pick up his fi rst win (March 15)... Grabbed his fi rst save against Bowling Green, tossing 1.2 scoreless frames (April 1)... Th rew three scoreless innings the night after against Duquesne... Earned his second save against UIC, yielding one run in two innings (April12)... Also beat Milwaukee by throwing two scoreless innings (April 20)... Did not pitch after April 23 at Penn State. 2007: Played in 45 games and started 26 in right field and one as the designated hitter... Hit .220, scored seven runs and drove in six... Had five multi-hit games, including three in his fi rst six games... Doubled twice and scored at Missouri (3/2)... Also had back-to-back two-hit games against Akron (5/15) and Cleveland State (5/18). ON THE MOUND - Started four games and made one relief appearance... Struck out 20 batters in 18 innings... Allowed only one run in his fi rst five innings... Earned his fi rst win at Ohio despite allowing five runs in five innings (3/27)... Allowed one run on two hits in four innings at Marshall (3/14)... Struck out a career-high seven batters in four innings against Duquesne (4/3). High School: Was a three-year letterwinner and team captain one year... Named Ohio Division III Player of the Year by the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association as a senior... Also named First-Team All-Ohio... Went 10-1 as a senior at Central Catholic... Won his fi rst 10 decisions in 10 complete games before losing to Youngstown Ursuline in the State seminal game... Allowed 16 earned runs in 70 innings his senior year and just eight earned runs in his fi rst 68 innings... Also hit .371 with four home runs and 30 RBIs as a senior... Went 6-1 with an ERA of 1.28 as a junior... Set the school record for strikeouts in a game with 18. Personal: Awarded the Dover Club Scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year... Son of William and Diane Marzec... Has a brother (Michael)... Major is fi nance... born Jan. 13, 1988. 2007 2008 2009 Career

AVG .220 .304 .289 .277

GP-GS 45-27 45-43 31-30 121-100

AB 109 168 128 405

R 7 32 22 61

2007 2008 2009 Career

ERA W-L APP GS 9.00 1-1 5 4 2.82 2-1 12 0 5.29 1-4 10 1 5.49 4-6 27 5

H 24 51 37 112

2B 5 11 9 25

CG SHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

3B 0 3 3 6

HR 0 5 6 11

RBI 6 29 27 62

TB 29 83 70 182

SLG .266 .494 .547 .449

BB 8 7 2 17

OBP SB-A .283 1-2 .335 6-6 .313 5-7 .314 12-15

SV 0 2 2 4

IP 18.0 22.1 17.0 57.1

H 25 16 16 57

R 18 9 11 38

ER 18 7 10 35

BB 15 17 9 38

SO 20 18 20 58

AVG .325 .198 .242 .254

kevin McCULLOH 16 P • Fr. • Ht: 6-0 • Wt: 200 • B/T: R/R Youngstown, Ohio Boardman High School: Earned four lett ers and was team captain one year... Pitched on the varsity squad for the Division I Spartans all four seasons... Twice earned All-Federal League honors... Played in the Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches Association All-Star game at Progressive Field, the home of the Cleveland Indians... Went 3-1 with a 1.40 ERA in four starts for Rondinelli Tuxedos in the Youngstown Class B league during the 2008 summer. Personal: Parents are Tom McCulloh and Paula Hanahan... Has a sister (Eilis)... Major is fi nance... Born April 26, 1991.

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c.j. MORRIS

IF • Fr. • Ht: 6-0 • Wt: 205 • B/T: R/R Cincinnati, Ohio Milford

IF • Sr. • Ht: 5-7 • Wt: 145 • B/T: R/R Canfield, Ohio Canfield

High School: Earned three letters... Batted .463 with 14 doubles, a triple and two home runs in 24 games as a senior... Was named Milford’s Offensive Player of the Year... Finished second in the FAVC Player-of-the-Year voting... The 14 doubles were a single-season school record... Named to the 2009 East-West AllStar Series... Helped lead the Eagles to the Fort Ancient Valley Conference title as a junior... Ranked No. 46 on The Buckeye Scout Top 100 list for the 2009 graduating class... As a junior, he led the team in home runs, RBIs, batt ing average and slugging percentage as Milford won the FAVC title, fi nished 22-5 and ranked 12th in Ohio... Was judged as the top-rated hitter at the Buckeye Elite Showcase among 86 of the best players from the Midwest... In 2007, earned a “Professional Ability Level” rating at the plate at the University of Kentucky Labor Day Showcase... That same year he was also invited to play on the 17-and-under Ohio Heat at the U.S. All Star World Series, where he helped win the national tournament by hitt ing .714 with a 1.429 slugging percentage. Personal: Parents are Michael and Lois McFarland... Has three brothers (Nate, Mark and Aaron) and two sisters (Katelyn and Rebekah)... Major is industrial and systems engineering... Born April 11, 1991.

ryan MESSMER

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P • So. • Ht: 6-2 • Wt: 200 • B/T: R/R Parsippany, N.J. Seton Hall Prep 2009: Made seven appearances on the mound, two of which were starts... Went 0-2 with a 10.12 ERA and six strikeouts in 13.1 innings... Made his fi rst start at Akron, allowing four runs in three innings on a very windy afternoon (3/18)... Did not allow a run in the fi rst two innings against the Zips... Also started at Kent State, but lasted 1.2 innings when he suffered a season-ending injury (4/14)... Did not allow a hit against the Golden Flashes, but two of his walks came around to score once he exited... Th rew scoreless innings of relief at Towson (3/7) and at Pitt sburgh (3/25)... Struck out a career-high three batters in 5.1 innings of relief at James Madison (3/11)... Made his debut in the season opener at Georgia (2/20). High School: Was a two-year letterwinner for the nationally-competitive Pirates... helped lead Seton Hall Prep to three straight Non-Public A state championships... his junior year, the team went 32-1 and was ranked fi rst nationally by USA Today, Sports Illustrated and Collegiate Baseball... The 2007 squad also won the Iron Hills Conference title, the Newark Tournament and the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association title... Pitched with Rick Porcello, the 27th overall pick by the Detroit Tigers who was rated the top high school pitcher in the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft . Personal: Son of Roy Messmer and Barbara Kasper... Is an only child... Major is environmental studies... Born Dec. 20, 1989. ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO AVG 2009 10.12 0-2 7 2 0 0 0 13.1 16 16 15 11 6 .308 Career 10.12 0-2 7 2 0 0 0 13.1 16 16 15 11 6 .308

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2009: Was one of two players to play in all 51 games and started 45... 44 of the starts came at third base and one came at shortstop... Batted .281 with 24 runs scored, two home runs and 21 RBIs... Did not have his average below .267 all year, and it stood at .364 through the fi rst month... Notched 10 multi-hit games, three multi-RBI games and four multi-run games... Matched his career high with three hits four times... Hit safely in 12 of the fi rst 14 games, including the fi rst 10... Also had hits in nine of the fi nal 11 contests... Doubled in back-to-back games against Butler on April 4-5... Four of his nine doubles came in the fi nal eight games... Hit a three-run homer against Wright State (5/8)... Also homered at Akron as part of a 3-for-5 afternoon... Had two hits in three out of four games from May 2-9... Went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and a w run scored against Butler.... Went 3-for-3 twice - at Towson (3/7) and against Milwaukee (4/17). 2008: Played in 42 games and started 27 - three at second base, four at third, four at shortstop, 12 in right field and four at DH... Batted .282 with 16 runs scored, two homers and 17 RBIs... Hit .308 on the road, .341 against left ies and .324 with runners in scoring position... Had seven multi-hit games... Average was bbelow .280 for only four games after batt ing .053 as a freshman... Had a career-high three hits and three RBIs at Cleveland State (April 26)... Also had three RBIs against Niagara (April 15) and Butler (April 19)... Doubled and hit his fi rst career home run at Xavier (March 15)... Also homered and doubled against Butler (April 19). 2007: Appeared in 25 games and made three starts... Had his fi rst career hit in his lone plate appearance at Wright State (4/8)... Scored in six games... Saw a large amount of time as a pinch runner and defensive substitute at shortstop. High School: Was a two-time letterwinner for the Cardinals... Earned FirstTeam All-Metro Athletic Conference honors... Helped guide Canfield to two state titles. Personal: Awarded the Lester Donnell Scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year... Son of John and Darlene Morris... Has one sister (Aimee)... Major is accounting... Born Nov. 11, 1987. 2007 2008 2009 Career

AVG .053 .282 .281 .265

GP-GS 25-3 42-27 51-45 118-75

AB 19 103 153 275

R 6 16 24 46

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HR 0 2 2 4

RBI 1 17 21 39

TB 1 41 60 102

SLG .053 .398 .392 .371

BB 0 13 12 25

OBP SB-A .053 2-4 .390 0-1 .353 4-6 .349 6-11

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anthony MUNOZ

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P • Sr. • Ht: 5-11 • Wt: 180 • B/T: R/R Fostoria, Ohio Fostoria 2009: Pitched in a team-high 27 contests, which is the third most for a single season in YSU history... Went 1-5 with one save, a 5.58 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 40.1 innings... Was not scored upon in any of his fi nal seven outings, which spanned 7.2 innings... Struck out seven batters, did not issue a walk and allowed just five hits during the span... Did not allow an earned run in 17 of his outings... Walked just three batters in his fi nal 17.2 innings compared to 15 in his fi rst 22.2... Had 18 strikeouts compared to his three walks in that span... Posted his fi rst collegiate win at Butler, striking out the side in the 10th (4/26)... Earned his save by throwing a scoreless inning at VMI (2/27)... His fi rst four losses all came in onerun contests... Struck out a career-best four batters in 2.2 innings at Kent State... Th rew a career-long 3.1 innings at Duquesne... Went at least 2.2 innings six times... Went three innings in back-to-back outings at Marshall (3/15) and against Pittsburgh (3/17) and didn’t allow a run in either. 2008: Played in 38 games and started 22 at first base... Hit .227 with 11 runs scored, a homer and 11 RBIs... Went 2-for-4 with four RBIs and hit his fi rst career home run against IUP (March 25)... Doubled twice in a 3-for4 performance at Akron a day later... Also had three hits and scored twice against UIC (April 11)... Scored two runs three different times.

Personal: Son of Joe and Amy Munoz... Has two brothers (Joey and Chase)... Major is management... Born Jan. 28, 1988. ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO AVG 2009 5.58 1-5 27 0 0 0 1 40.1 50 32 25 18 25 .303 Career 5.58 1-5 27 0 0 0 1 40.1 50 32 25 18 25 .303 AVG GP-GS AB 2007 .247 48-43 146 2008 .227 38-22 75 Career .240 86-65 221

R 19 11 30

H 2B 3B 36 4 0 17 2 0 53 6 0

HR 0 1 1

RBI 18 11 29

TB 40 22 62

SLG .274 .293 .281

BB 15 6 21

OBP SB-A .325 4-6 .277 4-5 .309 8-11

erik OKLESON 23 P • Fr. • Ht: 6-3 • Wt: 170 • B/T: R/R Painesville, Ohio Notre Dame Cathedral Latin High School: Earned two letters for the Lions... Went 17-0 in his two-year NDCL varsity career and had a 1.37 ERA as a senior... Pitched in the 2009 Mizuno All-Ohio Series... Earned the win in the 2009 Division II state title game against nationally-ranked Walsh Jesuit... Allowed a one-out homer in the top of the fi rst and a single in the second but did not allow another hit the rest of the game... Walked four and struck out six in the complete-game win... Was a teammate of Penguin Bill Turosky.... The pair went a combined 38-1 during their varsity careers. Personal: Parents are Michael and Dorothie Okleson... Is an only child... Major is fi nance... Born Jan. 25, 1991.

2007: Na med to t he Hor izon Leag ue A l lNewcomer Team after hitt ing .247 with 18 RBIs and 19 runs scored in 48 games... Started 43 games with 30 comingg at shortstop and 13 at second base... Batted .281 over his fi nal 36 games... Was a clutch hitter, batt ing .328 with runners on base and .341 with runners in scoring position... 10 of his 18 RBIs came with two outs, including a game-winning two-run single in the ninth at Bowling Green (3/20)... Ranked second on the team in walks (15), third in sacrifice bunts (5) and fourth in steals (4)... Posted three hits on three occasions and a total of seven multi-hit games... Drove in two runs five times... Had an eight-game hitt ing streak from March 17 to March 30 over which he batted .393 with eight RBIs and six runs... Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs against Notre Dame College (5/2)... Also had three hits and scored twice at Pitt sburgh (4/4), and had three hits against Cleveland State six days later (4/10).

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High School: Was a four-time letterwinner and team captain three years... Earned all-league, all-district and state honors... Named First-Team All-Northern Ohio League and all-district as a junior... Earned Fostoria’s Golden Glove award... Set the school record for stolen bases... Helped lead Fostoria to a Northern Ohio League title... Also participated in football and basketball... Was an All-Ohio selection as a wide receiver.

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P • Sr. • Ht: 6-1 • Wt: 170 • B/T: L/L Austintown, Ohio Pittsburgh / Fitch HS High School: Was a two-year lett erwinner and team captain one year... Earned First-Team AllFederal League honors and fi rst-team academic all-conference accolades... Was the team MVP his senior year when he went 6-2 with a 1.73 ERA and struck out 65 batters in 43 innings... Th rew a no-hitter against North Canton Hoover his senior year in 2005... Led the Falcons to sectional titles his junior and senior years and a district title... Played in one game at Pittsburgh in 2006 before having Tommy John surgery... Has not pitched in a college game since. Personal: Son of Matt and Lisa Oles... Has three brothers (Matt, Zack and Shane)... Major is applied mathematics... Born July 20, 1987.

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anthony PORTER

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C • Sr. • Ht: 6-1 • Wt: 215 • B/T: L/R Boardman, Ohio Okaloosa-Walton / Boardman HS 2009: Played in 42 games and started 35 - 26 at catcher and nine at DH... Batted .316 with 24 RBIs, a career-high four home runs, and 16 runs scored... Hit safely in the fi nal eight games of the year and in 12 of the fi nal 13... Batted .457 with seven RBIs and six runs scored over the fi nal eight games... Hit .382 and drove in 16 runs in his last 18 games... Had 14 multi-hit games, six multi-RBI games and one multi-run game... Hit solo home runs in each of the last two games of the season against Buffalo (5/13) and Butler in the Horizon League Tournament (5/19)... Also hit a solo homer at Towson (3/7) and a three-run shot against Kent State (4/22)... His three RBIs against the Golden Flashes were a season high... Hit three doubles in three games from April 5-14... doubled twice at Kent State (4/14) as part of a 3-for-4 day... Scored twice and knocked in two against Buffalo... Went 3-for-5 against Butler in the league g tournament. 2008: Batted . 323 w ith 13 doubles, a home run and 32 RBIs... Was hit by a pitch a teamhigh 13 times... Batted .361 with eight doubles against Horizon League opponents... His 35 hits in league games ranked sixth in the circuit... Played in all but one game (55) and started 49 - 22 at catcher, five at fi rst base and 22 at designated hitter... Hit .315 against left ies, .327 against right-handers, .333 with runners in scoring position and .429 at home... Had 16 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games... Had a nine-game hitt ing streakk from April 25 to May 10... Also hit safely in six straight from April 1 to April 5... Batted .500 over the stretch... Had a careerhigh four hits in five at bats against Milwaukee (April 20)... Had three hits four different times, including back-to-backk games against Kent State and Milwaukee (May 13 and 15)... hit his fi rst career home run at West Virginia (May 12)... Scored two runs in four games... Registered three RBIs against UIC (April 12) and at Milwaukee (Mayy 16)... Doubled twice against UIC (April 12) and Kent State (May 13)... Had doubles in three-straight games on April 19 and 20. Okaloosa Walton College: Hit .275 with 11 RBIs and 10 runs scored in 31 games for the Raiders.

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High School: Was a three-year letterwinner and team captain two years for the Spartans... Was a First-Team All-Federal League selection as a senior and honorable mention pick as a junior... Earned the Courageous Athlete Award... Also played football... Played summer baseball for the Youngstown Metros along with current teammates Tom Clayton, Corey Vukovic and C.J. Morris... Was a member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Awarded the Judith Ann Ritz Memorial Scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year... Son of Doug and Karen Porter... Has one sister (Adrienne)... Is the grandson of YSU Hall of Fame member and former women’s basketball coach Ed DiGregorio... Major is advertising/public relations... Born June 18, 1987. AVG GP-GS AB 2008 .323 55-49 186 2009 .316 42-35 136 Career .320 97-84 322

R 18 16 34

H 60 43 103

2B 13 7 20

3B 0 0 0

HR 1 4 5

RBI 32 24 56

TB 76 62 138

SLG .409 .456 .429

BB 17 6 23

OBP SB-A .411 0-2 .343 0-0 .384 0-2

neil SCHROTH 19 IF • Fr. • Ht: 5-8 • Wt: 150 • B/T: R/R Hollidaysburg, Pa. Hollidaysburg Area High School: Earned two letters for the Golden Tigers... Batted .425 as a senior with six triples... Named first-team all-area and to the Altoona Mirror fi rst-team all stars... Helped lead Hollidaysburg to its fi rst District 6 title as a senior... During the 2008 summer, he played for Hollidaysburg’s Central Pennsylvania Legion team that won the Region 7 title and advanced to the state tournament... Batted .383 with a homer, five triples and 10 doubles for the team... Last fall, he batted .483 with 23 steals for the Johnstown Jaysox traveling team... Honor roll student. Personal: Parents are John and Lori Schroth... Has four sisters (Erica, Kacie, Jen and Jess)... Major is psychology... Born March 11, 1991.

bill TUROSKY

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P • Fr. • Ht: 6-2 • Wt: 185 • B/T: L/L Cleveland, Ohio Notre Dame Cathedral Latin High School: Earned three letters for the Lions... Went 21-1 with a 1.96 ERA and 126 strikeouts in his varsity career... Teamed up with current Penguin Erik Okleson to lead NDCL to the Division II state crown as a senior... The pair went a combined 38-1 during their varsity careers... Th rew a five-inning, completegame shutout in the state semifi nals against Canal Winchester... Allowed three hits and struck out five... Named the News Herald Player of the Year, team MVP, First-Team North Coast League and honorable mention All-Ohio as a senior... Set the NDCL record for most playoff games played in during a career... Led NDCL to the state semifi nals as a junior when he went 8-1... The Lions won three NCL championships during his career... Ranked 70th on the Buckeye Scout Top 100 list for the 2009 graduating class. Personal: Parents are Bill Turosky and Deanna Westfall... Has a sister (Kennedy)... Major is marketing... Born Sept. 20, 1990.

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Classic, an all-star game against the top players of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate League... Finished 5-2 with a 2.20 ERA in nine starts... Struck out 63 batters in 65.1 innings and held batters to a .203 average.... Ranked second in the league in strikeouts and third in ERA .

P • Sr. • Ht: 6-0 • Wt: 195 • B/T: R/R Twinsburg, Ohio Twinsburg

2008: Named the Horizon League Pitcher of the Year and fi rst-team all-league... Joined former Major League Baseball fourth-round draft choice Justin Thomas (2005) and fi rst-round pick Brad Hennessey (2001) as the only Penguins in school history to be named conference pitcher of the year... Also earned Academic AllHorizon League honors... Went 6-1 with five complete-games in seven starts against Horizon League opponents during the regular season... Went the distance in five of those wins... Struck out a league-high 65 batters and walked just 14 in 99.0 innings... Tied YSU’s single season record and led the league in innings pitched... Was 6-3 overall with a 3.55 ERA ... Pitched in 15 games, starting 13 and coming out of the bullpen twice in midweek contests... Walked two or fewer batters in 12 of his starts... ranked 16th nationally in fewest walks per nine innings (1.27)... Ranked second in the Horizon League in ERA , third in opposing batt ing average (.258) and sixth in starts... Defeated Butler and Valparaiso twice, Wright State and Cleveland State... Earned the win in four straight starts from April 19 to May 10 in which he was on the mound for all but two of the 36 outs recorded... Allowed one run on eight hits and struck out four to earn his fi rst win against Butler (3/22)... Also went 1-for-4 at the plate against the Bulldogs en route to being named the Horizon League Pitcher of the Week... Held Valparaiso to one run on seven hits and struck out 10 to earn his second win (4/5)... Defeated Butler again despite allowing five funs on nine hits (4/19)... Earned his fourth complete-game victory over Cleveland State, allowing seven runs - six of which came in the third and fourth innings - and striking out 10... earned the win against Wright State, allowing four earned runs on 10 hits and struck out 10 for the second consecutive start (5/4)... Earned his fi nal win against Valparaiso, holding the Crusaders to one run on five hits while striking out seven in a complete game victory... Named the Horizon League Pitcher of the Week for his effort... Left with a 2-1 lead in the seventh innings of the fi rst round of the Horizon League Tournament but did not factor in the decision... Also held Georgia tech to one run on five hits in seven innings in his fi rst start (2/24).

2009: A true workhorse, hit the 90-inning mark for the second straight season... Is only the second pitcher in school history to pitch 90 innings in two different seasons... Started 13 games for the second straight season... Averaged just over 6.2 innings per start, including going eight-or-more six times... A lingering back injury contributed to a 6.10 ERA and a 3-6 record... Struck out a career-high 70 batters, an average of 7.0 per nine innings... Fanned a career-best 11 hitters in a complete-game victory over Cleveland State on April 11... Struck out 10 a week earlier to defeat Butler... Struck out six-or-more hitters in seven of his 13 starts... Was back to his dominant self in April, p , ggoingg 2-1 with a 2.65 ERA in five appearances... pp Made four starts and went the distance three times... A llowed 13 runs, 10 off which were earned, on 31 hits and nine walks in 34 innings... Struck out 34 batters in the span, and opposing batters hit just .248 against him... Walked two batters or fewer in eight of his starts... Earned his first w in at Wright State, holding the Raiders to four runs on 11 hits in nine innings on March 20... Struck out seven, and battled the Horizon League’s top hitt ing team (.318 AVG) while allowingg the Penguins to win the league opener... Earned his other two wins in back-toback starts against Butler and Cleveland State... Surrendered just fi ve hits and struck out 10 in nine innings against Butler in YSU’s 6-1 victory... Did not allow a hit and struck out nine through the fi rst five innings... Held Cleveland State to three earned runs on 11 hits while strikingg out his career-high 11. Summer: Was ra n ked a s h av i n g t he n i nt h most significant summer season in the country by PGCrosschecker.com... When the list was posted, Swenson was 4-0 with a 0.96 ERA and 33 strikeouts in five starts for the Staunton Braves of the Valley League... Was chosen as the Valley League’s starting pitcher in the Mid-Atlantic Summer

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2007: Appeared in 22 games and started six... Was the team’s only pitcher to fi nish with a winning record (3-2)... Was third on the team in appearances and wins and fourth in strikeouts (36), innings (58.1) and starts... Allowed two earned runs or fewer in 16 of his outings... Struck out five batters in 4.2 innings at Bowling Green (3/20) and against Cleveland State (4/10)... Earned his fi rst win against BGSU, holding them to one run on two hits... Earned the win against Wright State despite allowing six runs in six innings (4/21)... Also defeated Cleveland State, throwing 1.2 innings of scoreless relief... Th rew three scoreless innings out of the bullpen against Milwaukee (5/12). High School: Was a two-time letterwinner... Played in the Northeast Ohio Coaches Association All-Star Game... Earned honorable mention All-Western Reserve Conference honors... Started the regional championship game for Twinsburg, throwing 4.2 scoreless innings... Picked up the victory over North Royalton in the regional semifi nal a day earlier... Was also Twinsburg’s starter in the State semifi nal game against Lewis Center Olentangy. Personal: Son of David and Linda Swenson... Has two sisters (Molly and Kari)... Major is marketing... Born March 25, 1987.

2007 2008 2009 Career

ERA W-L APP GS 6.48 3-2 22 6 3.55 6-3 15 13 6.10 3-6 15 13 5.17 12-11 52 32

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CG SHO 0 0 5 0 6 0 11 0

SV 0 0 0 0

IP H 58.1 76 99.0 97 90.0 120 247.1 293

R 45 46 68 159

ER 42 39 61 142

BB 30 14 26 70

SO 36 65 70 171

AVG .323 .258 .325 .299

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P • Sr. • Ht: 6-2 • Wt: 195 • B/T: R/R McDonald, Ohio McDonald 2009: Made 12 appearances, eight of which were in relief... Made his fi rst start at James Madison, allowing three earned runs on nine hits in seven innings in a no decision (3/10)... Also made starts against Pitt sburgh (3/17), at Duquesne (3/24) and at West Virginia (5/11)... Allowed three earned runs in five innings against the Mountaineers... Th rew two innings of scoreless relief at UIC p against g ) (3/27)... Also had a scoreless inning out of the bullpen Marshall ((4/29)... Walked just seven batters in 31 innings, including three in the fi nal 18.3. 2008: Made 15 appearances, eight of which were starts... Finished 2-3 with a 5.59 ERA and 29 strikeouts in 58 innings... Ranked 45th nationallyy in walks allowed per nine innings (1.55)... Did not walk more than two batters in any appearance... Named the Horizon League Pitcher of the Weekk on April 7 following his seven shutout innings against Valparaiso... Allowed only six hits and did not walk a batter while striking out seven against the Crusaders (April 5)... Combined with Adam Kalafos for the Penguins’ onlyy shutout of the season... Also defeated UIC, allowing two runs on five hits in sixx innings (April 12)... Retired the fi rst eight Flames he faced and allowed only two runners to reach scoring position through the fi rst five innings... Also struck out seven in his fi rst outing of the season at Xavier, allowing two runs in five innings (March 12)... Had his ERA at 3.15 after April 12. 2007: Made 12 appearances out of the bullpen and four starts... Showed tremendous control, walking only three hitters over his fi nal 35.1 innings and six total... Had a 4.50 ERA in his fi nal 10 appearances... Had a 3.86 ERA over 16.1 innings against Horizon League opponents... Allowed two earned runs or fewer in 12 outings... Struck out a career-high four batters in two innings against Cleveland State (4/10)... Earned his fi rst win in his fi rst start at Pitt sburgh, allowing four runs in six innings (4/4)... Also defeated Milwaukee, allowing three runs on five hits in 5.1 innings (5/12)... Allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his losses, including not allowing a single earned run in two of them. High School: Was a four-year letterwinner and team captain one year... Earned First-Team All-Inter County League honors as a junior and senior... Th rew a nohitter as a junior... Went 5-1 with a 0.45 ERA , giving up four earned runs in 62 innings as a Senior... Also struck out 114 batters while only walking 11. Personal: Son of Richard and Lydia Vukovic... Has three brothers (Richard, Adam and Matt) who all attended YSU... Major is exercise science / physical therapy... Born March 15, 1988. 2007 2008 2009 Career

ERA W-L APP GS 6.32 2-4 16 4 5.59 2-3 15 8 9.87 0-4 12 4 6.86 4-11 43 16

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SV 0 0 0 0

IP H 37.0 57 58.0 79 31.0 57 126.0 193

R 33 47 38 118

IF • Fr. • Ht: 5-9 • Wt: 180• B/T: R/R Yorktown, Va. York High School: Earned three letters and was team captain one year for the Falcons... Batted .380 as a senior infielder... Also went 4-1 with a 2.65 ERA on the mound... Was a member of National Honor Society. Personal: Parents are Gary and Marsha Williams... Has two brothers (Shamus and Jay) and two sisters (Megan and Kelcey)... Major is education... Born July 13, 1991.

trent WOOD

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P • Sr. • Ht: 6-0 • Wt: 185 • B/T: R/R Cassville, Wis. Marshalltown CC / Cassville HS 2009: Made 21 appearances, 19 of which were in relief... Finished 2-2 with a 6.70 ERA while striking out 31 batters in 43 innings... Allowed one earned run in 11 innings as a starter... Earned both of his wins pitching in relief on backto-back days at VMI... Allowed a run in one inning against the Keydets on Feb. 27 as YSU rallied to win... Th rew three scoreless innings and struck out a careerhigh five the next day... Did not allow an earned run in eight of his appearances... Did not allow an earned run in six innings in his fi rst start against Marshall in a no decision (4/29)... Allowed one earned run in five innings against Toledo in his second start (5/12)... Struck out 17 and walked five in his last eight appearances after walking 20 and striking out 14 in his fi rst 13... Did not allow an earned run in a 10.2-inning span from April 22-May 2, which dropped his ERA from 10.89 to 6.98... Pitched at least two innings in eight of his relief appearances. Marshalltown Community College: Compiled a 1.96 ERA and struck out 35 batters in 36 innings as a sophomore for the Tigers... Picked up two wins and saved two games. High School: Was a two-time team captain... Earned fi rst-team all-conference honors as a pitcher and named the conference player of the year as a senior... Also a second-team all-league outfielder... Helped lead the Comets to two conference titles... Was also a fi rst-team all-conference strong safety in football... Earned an academics letter. Personal: Son of Stan and Kathy Wood... Has two brothers (Jordan and Aaron)... major is criminal justice... Born March 24, 1988. ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO AVG 2009 6.70 2-2 21 2 0 0 0 43.0 61 41 32 25 31 .324 Career 6.70 2-2 21 2 0 0 0 43.0 61 41 32 25 31 .324

ER BB SO AVG 26 6 15 .343 36 10 29 .322 34 7 8 .419 96 23 52 .353

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HORIZON LEAGUE

“Raise Your Sights” Aspiring to teach young people, through athletic competition, the value of learning, service to others and personal responsibility Entering its 31st season of operation in the 200910 academic year, the Horizon League continues to aspire toward its goal of being one of the nation’s leading athletics conferences while being recognized as a leader in the development of student-athletes as leaders and role models. The Horizon League membership features ten public and private institutions that have impressive academic reputations and a storied tradition of broad-based athletic programs. Current membership includes Butler University, Cleveland State University, the University of Detroit Mercy, the University of Illinois at Chicago, Loyola University Chicago, Valparaiso University, the University of WisconsinGreen Bay, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wright State University and Youngstown State University. The Horizon League’s primary focus is on adding value to the educational experience through its four platforms: athletic performance, academic achievement, community outreach, and personal responsibility and accountability. It is the League’s belief that athletics is a powerful and visible resource tool that can be used to enhance student-athletes’ collegiate experience. The Horizon League’s goals are to enhance the holistic university experience for the student-athlete, to create an affi liation of institutions with similar athletic goals, and to adhere to the principals of integrity, diversity, excellence and growth. The Horizon League sponsors competition in 19 sports – nine for men (baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field and tennis) and ten for women (basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, tennis and volleyball).

The League receives automatic bids to NCAA championships in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s volleyball and for the fi rst time in League history, women’s golf. The Horizon League is headquartered in Indianapolis, the “Amateur Sports Capital of the World,” with offices in the Pan American Plaza (201 S. Capitol Avenue), located a block from Lucas Oil Stadium and just minutes from Conseco Fieldhouse, the State Capitol Building, Victory Field (home of the Indianapolis Indians) and the NCAA national office.

„ A PROUD HISTORY Founded on June 16, 1979, as the Midwestern City Conference with six charter members, the League changed its name to the Midwestern Collegiate Conference in 1985 and added women’s sports for the 1986-87 academic year. Charter members of the conference included current members Butler and Loyola as well as the University of Evansville, Oklahoma City University, Oral Roberts University and Xavier University. Among other current members, Detroit joined in 1980, and Cleveland State, UIC, Green Bay, Milwaukee and Wright State came aboard in 1994 (along with Northern Illinois University) in the largest nonmerger conference expansion in history. Youngstown State joining in 2001 and Valparaiso in 2007. On June 4, 2001, the Horizon League unveiled its current name and ushered in a new dynamic direction that has brought the League closer to its stated goal of being one of the nation’s top ten collegiate athletic conferences with a focus on enhancing the student-athletes’ experience by upgrading the League’s market and competitive positions.

„ ATHLETIC SUCCESS In the past few years, the Horizon League has enjoyed unprecedented success on the national stage, highlighted by three Sweet Sixteen appearances (Butler 2003, 2007; Milwaukee 2005) and nine wins in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship in the past seven seasons. In other sports, League teams have won at least one game in their respective NCAA Championships each of the last seven seasons in men’s soccer (Milwaukee 2002-05, UIC 2006-08), with UIC just one win away from the College Cup in 2007. In softball, League teams won a game in the national tournament four straight years earlier in the decade (UIC 2002, 2004; Wright State 2003; Green Bay 2005) while advancing into the second round in women’s soccer three of the last five seasons (Detroit 2004, Milwaukee 2005-06). Green Bay’s women’s basketball team added to that résumé with a victory in the 2007 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship. Butler’s Victoria Mitchell became the League’s fi rst NCAA individual champion when she won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2005 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

HORIZON LEAGUE CITIES Institution

City

Butler

Indianapolis

Population 785,597

Cleveland State

Cleveland

444,313

Detroit

Detroit

871,121

Green Bay

Green Bay, Wis.

Loyola

Chicago

Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wis.

UIC

Chicago, Ill.

Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Ind.

Wright State

Dayton, Ohio

Youngstown State Youngstown, Ohio

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EASTWOOD FIELD

Youngstown State enjoys playing its home games at one of the fi nest baseball facilities for a college program in the midwest in Eastwood Field. Located in Niles, Ohio, in the back of the Eastwood Mall Complex, Eastwood Field also serves as the home of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers of the New York-Penn League. A 6,300-seat open-air stadium, Eastwood Field was completed in 1999 and was originally named Cafaro Field in honor of the late Cafaro Company Founder, William Cafaro. With furnished locker rooms, sheltered batt ing cages, luxury suites a full concourse and a new state-of-the-art Daktronics ProStar LED video board, the facility ranks among the best in the region. In May 2004, Eastwood Field served as the venue for the Horizon League Baseball Championship. YSU swept through the tournament with a perfect 4-0 record to earn its fi rst ever conference championship and trip to the Division I NCAA Regional. It also served as the home of the Horizon League Championship in 2008. While the Penguins call the field home from March through May, the Scrappers, who are the short-season minor-league affi liate for the Cleveland Indians, play 38 home games each summer from mid-June through early September. Eastwood Field is no stranger to postseason play as the Scrappers played host to playoff games in 1999, 2000, 2004 and 2009. The Scrappers will be playing their 12th season in the stadium this summer while YSU is playing its 11th this spring. In addition, Eastwood Field has played host to musical performances featuring Nelly, Kenny Rogers, Nickelodeon’s Musical Fest, Ja Rule, The Village People, Kool and the Gang, LFO, B*WITCHED, The Kinley’s and 98 Degrees.

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CENE PARK / FACILITIES The Youngstown State baseball team also calls beautiful Bob Cene Park in Struthers, Ohio, home. The Penguins resumed playing games at Cene Park in 2005 after a six-year absence that started in 1998. Prior to the 2005 campaign, the last YSU contest at the facility was a May 3, 1998, doubleheader against Central Connecticut State. A three-field complex that serves as the home of the Youngstown Class “B” Baseball League, Cene Park is noted as one of the top amateur facilities in the region. Established in 1995, the park has also been the site of collegiate tournaments, regional championships and countless high school contests. Since YSU resumed playing at Cene in 2005, the main field received a new scoreboard, and the press box was renovated. The park also features an indoor practice facility, wireless Internet access, batt ing cages, tarp and concession stand. The park is located just off of Routes 289 and 616 in Struthers just 10 minutes from campus.

The Watson and Tressel Training Site (WATTS) is a $10 million indoor practice facility that will be constructed in the heart of Youngstown State’s athletic facilities complex in the immediate future. Construction is planned to start this spring, and the state-of-the-art structure should be completed before the 2011 baseball season. Named after former YSU football coach Jim Tressel and the Watson family, the completion of this indoor facility is vital to the future success of the entire Penguins athletic department. In addition, the WATTS will serve as a community resource - providing a large, climate-protected venue for local youth organizations and high schools. When constructed, the seasonal facility will accommodate athletic team practices, intramural sports, campus-wide activities and special events benefiting students, faculty, staff and the community - especially during the fall, spring and harsh winter months. It will offer new and expanded opportunities to numerous groups. Soccer, men’s and women’s track and field, baseball, softball and football will have the ability to practice in a safer, more comfortable environment right on campus. The facility will also provide a significantly prolonged practice season to meet the challenge of the elevated level of competition YSU seeks to embrace. Th is project is seen as a public/private partnership in that the construction costs would be sought through private philanthropy. Once built, the operating costs would be absorbed by the University. Working together, we can continue to make YSU the center of the community and provide an environment that will aid in recruiting, retention and graduation of tomorrow’s leaders. The WATTS is part of an overall capital improvement plan on the Youngstown State campus surrounding the university’s centennial campaign.

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The Bob Cene Park complex features three lit fields for major amateur tournaments. The Penguins play at Cene #1, the main jewel of the complex. An indoor hitt ing and training facility is also located on the complex’s grounds.

The Penguins also practice indoors at the Valley Sports Ltd complex minutes away from Cene Park. The large facility allows the team to take full infield and offers open space for batt ing cages and pitching mounds.

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OPPONENTS NEW ORLEANS

CINCINNATI

LIPSCOMB

WALSH

Feb. 26-28 • New Orleans, La.

March 5-7 • Cincinnati, Ohio

March 9-10 • Nashville, Tenn.

March 12-14 • Chillicothe, Ohio

Location _______ New Orleans, La. Enrollment ____________ 12,100 Colors ______ Royal Blue and Silver Nickname ___________ Privateers Conference ___________ Sun Belt Home Field ________ Maestri Field 2009 Record (Sun Belt) 22-33 (12-18) Position Starters R/L_________7/2 Letterwinners R/L _________ 22/6 Head Coach Bruce Peddie (First Year) Record at School ____________0-0 Baseball SID ______ Rob Broussard Phone __________ (504) 280-7027 Email ________ rbrouss1@uno.edu Website _______ unoprivateers.com Series Record _______First Meeting

Location _______ Cincinnati, Ohio Enrollment ____________ 39,667 Colors ___________ Red and Black Nickname ____________ Bearcats Conference ___________ Big East Home Field _ Marge Schott Stadium 2009 Record (Big East) 29-29 (13-14) Position Starters R/L_________5/3 Letterwinners R/L _________ 21/7 Head Coach _ Brian Cleary (14th Yr) Record at School _______ 335-403-1 Baseball SID ________ John Berry Phone __________ (513) 556-0618 Email _______ john.berry@uc.edu Website _________ gobearcats.com Series Record ______ YSU trails, 5-9

Location ________Nashville, Tenn. Enrollment _____________ 3,418 Colors __________Purple and Gold Nickname _____________ Bisons Conference ________ Atlantic Sun Home Field Stephen L. Marsh Stadium 2009 Record (A-Sun) _24-32 (17-13) Position Starters R/L_________ 7/5 Letterwinners R/L ________ 14/17 Head Coach Jeff Forehand (Fourth Yr) Record at School __________ 85-92 Baseball SID ______ Trevor Garrett Phone __________ (615) 966-5990 Email _ garrett tj@mail.lipscomb.edu Website ______ lipscombsports.com Series Record _______First Meeting

Location _____North Canton, Ohio Enrollment _____________ 3,000 Colors _________Maroon and Gold Nickname ____________Cavaliers Conference ____ American Mideast Home Field _ Cavalier Baseball Field 2009 Record (AMC) _ 20-26 (14-18) Position Starters R/L_________7/2 Letterwinners R/L _________ 19/9 Head Coach ___ Tim Mead (26th Yr) Record at School _______ 557-603-6 Baseball SID _________ Jim Clark Phone __________ (330) 490-7017 Email _________jclark@walsh.edu Website _ www.walsh.edu/baseball.htm Series Record __________ Tied, 1-1

PITTSBURGH

LA SALLE

SAINT JOSEPH’S

VILLANOVA

March 16 • Pitt sburgh, Pa. April 21 • Eastwood Field

March 19 • Philadelphia, Pa.

March 20 • Camden, N.J.

March 21 • Plymouth Meeting, Pa.

Location _________ Pitt sburgh, Pa Enrollment ____________ 33,574 Colors ___________ Blue and Gold Nickname ____________ Panthers Conference ___________ Big East Home Field _________ Trees Field 2009 Record (Big East) 28-21 (13-13) Position Starters R/L_________7/3 Letterwinners R/L _________ 19/8 Head Coach __ Joe Jordano (13th Yr) Record at School _______ 328-292-2 Baseball SID ______ Mendy Nestor Phone __________ (412) 648-8240 Email __ mnestor@athletics.pitt .edu Website ___ pitt sburghpanthers.com Series Record ____YSU trails, 6-18-1

Location _______ Philadelphia, Pa. Enrollment _____________ 7,554 Colors ___________ Blue and Gold Nickname ___________ Explorers Conference _________ Atlantic 10 Home Field _ Hank DeVincent Field 2009 Record (A10) ___ 19-30 (8-18) Position Starters R/L_________6/2 Letterwinners R/L _________ 15/4 Head Coach _Mike Lake (Th ird Year) Record at School __________ 35-66 Baseball SID _______ Marc Mullen Phone ___________(215) 951-1633 Email ______ mmullen@lasalle.edu Website ________ goexplorers.com Series Record _______First Meeting

Location _______ Philadelphia, Pa. Enrollment _____________ 4,550 Colors ________ Crimson and Gray Nickname _____________ Hawks Conference _________ Atlantic 10 Home Field _____ Campbell’s Field 2009 Record (A10) __ 16-30-1 (9-17) Position Starters R/L_________8/1 Letterwinners R/L _________ 22/8 Head Coach Fritz Hamburg (2nd Year) Record at School _________16-30-1 Baseball SID ______ Joe Greenwich Phone __________ (610) 660-1738 Email ________ jgreenwi@sju.edu Website __________ sjuhawks.com Series Record _______First Meeting

Location _______ Philadelphia, Pa. Enrollment _____________ 6,240 Colors __________ Blue and White Nickname ____________ Wildcats Conference ___________ Big East Home Field Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth 2009 Record (Big East) 22-28 (6-20) Position Players R/L ________ 13/9 Letterwinners R/L ________ 24/11 Head Coach __________ Joe Godri Record at School _______ 211-204-3 Baseball SID ______ David Berman Phone __________ (610) 519-4122 Email david.berman@villanova.edu Website __________ villanova.com Series Record _______First Meeting

KENT STATE

BUTLER

DUQUESNE

CANISIUS

March 24 • Kent, Ohio April 27 • Eastwood Field

March 26-27 • Indianapolis, Ind. April 25 • Eastwood Field

March 30 • Pitt sburgh, Pa. April 7 • Eastwood Field

March 31 • Cene Park

Location ___________ Kent, Ohio Enrollment ____________ 34,000 Colors ___________Navy and Gold Nickname _______ Golden Flashes Conference _______Mid-American Home Field __ Schoonover Stadium 2009 Record (MAC) ___43-17 (17-9) Position Starters R/L_________6/2 Letterwinners R/L _________ 19/9 Head Coach Scott Stricklin (Sixth Yr) Record at School ________ 183-103 Baseball SID _____Matt hew Lofton Phone __________ (330) 672-2254 Email ________ mlofton@kent.edu Website ______ kentstatesports.com Series Record ____ YSU trails, 14-47

Location _______Indianapolis, Ind. Enrollment _____________ 4,200 Colors __________ Blue and White Nickname ____________ Bulldogs Conference ______Horizon League Home Field ____Bulldog Park (500) 2009 Record (Horizon) 13-41 (7-13) Position Starters R/L_________6/5 Letterwinners R/L ________ 23/11 Head Coach __ Steve Farley (19th Yr) Record at School _______440-536-1 Baseball SID ________Josh Ratt ray Phone __________ (317) 940-9994 Email _______ jratt ray@butler.edu Website ________ butlersports.com Series Record ____ YSU leads, 20-19

Location _________ Pitt sburgh, Pa Enrollment ____________ 10,160 Colors ____________ Red and Blue Nickname ______________Dukes Conference _________ Atlantic 10 Home Field ______ Duquesne Field 2009 Record (A-10) __ 14-41 (7-19) Starters R/L _______________5/4 Letterwinners R/L _________ 20/8 Head Coach _ Mike Wilson (17th Yr) Record at School _______ 329-499-2 Baseball SID _____ George Nieman Phone __________ (412) 396-5376 Email _________nieman@duq.edu Website _______ GoDuquesne.com Series Record ____ YSU leads, 26-11

Location __________ Buffalo, N.Y. Enrollment _____________ 3,490 Colors ___________ Blue and Gold Nickname _______ Golden Griffi ns Conference Metro Atlantic Athletic (MAAC) Home Field ______ Duquesne Field 2009 Record (MAAC)_ 36-22 (16-8) Starters R/L _______________6/3 Letterwinners R/L __________n/a Head Coach _Mike McRae (Sixth Year) Record at School ________ 124-144 Baseball SID ________ Matt Lozar Phone __________ (412) 396-5376 Email ______ lozarm@canisius.edu Website ___________ gogriff s.com Series Record _____YSU leads, 7-4-1

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OPPONENTS UIC

VALPARA ISO

NIAGARA

AKRON

April 2-3 • Eastwood Field

April 9-10 • Eastwood Field May 14 • Valparaiso, Ind.

April 13 • Niagara University, N.Y.

April 14 • Eastwood Field April 28 • Akron, Ohio

Location __________ Chicago, Ill. Enrollment ____________ 24,541 Colors __ Navy Blue and Fire Engine Red Nickname _____________ Flames Conference ______Horizon League Home Field ______ Les Miller Field 2009 Record (HL) ___ 29-23 (17-6) Position Starters R/L_________6/2 Letterwinners R/L _________ 15/9 Head Coach ___ Mike Dee (12th Yr) Record at School _______368-246-9 Baseball SID ______ John Jaramillo Phone __________ (312) 996-5880 Email ____________ jjar@uic.edu Website __________ uicflames.com Series Record ____ YSU trails, 14-34

Location ________ Valparaiso, Ind. Enrollment _____________ 3,980 Colors __________Brown and Gold Nickname ___________ Crusaders Conference ______Horizon League Home Field _Emory G. Bauer Field 2009 Record (HL) ___28-24 (12-11) Position Starters R/L_________5/4 Letterwinners R/L _________ 21/9 Head Coach Tracy Woodson (Fourth Year) Record at School __________ 71-93 Baseball SID ___ Ryan Wronkowicz Phone __________ (219) 464-5232 Email Ryan.Wronkowicz@valpo.edu Website ___ www.valpoathletics.com Series Record ____ YSU trails, 12-25

Location __ Niagara University, N.Y. Enrollment _____________ 3,853 Colors _________Purple and White Nickname _________Purple Eagles Conference _Metro Atlantic Athletic Home Field __ Sal Maglie Stadium 2009 Record (MAAC) 20-35 (14-10) Position Starters R/L_________6/3 Letterwinners R/L __________n/a Head Coach _ Rob McCoy (Second Year) Record at School __________ 20-35 Baseball SID _______Kevin Carver Phone __________ (716) 286-8586 Email ______ kcarver@niagara.edu Website ____ www.purpleeagles.com Series Record __________ Tied, 2-2

Location __________ Akron, Ohio Enrollment _____________27,911 Colors ___________ Blue and Gold Nickname _______________ Zips Conference _______Mid-American Home Field _____ Lee Jackson Field 2009 Record (MAC) __19-33 (12-15) Position Starters R/L_________6/4 Letterwinners R/L _________ 22/8 Head Coach _ Pat Bangtson (Fift h Yr) Record at School _________ 82-117 Baseball SID ______ Rita Chinyere Phone __________ (330) 972-7171 Email ________ rc46@uakron.edu Website ___________ GoZips.com Series Record ____ YSU trails, 54-83

LE MOYNE

MILWAUKEE

WRIGHT STATE

CLEVELAND STATE

April 17-18 • Eastwood Field

April 23 • Eastwood Field May 20-21 • Milwaukee, Wis.

April 30-May 1 • Eastwood Field May 16 • Dayton, Ohio

May 7-8 • Avon, Ohio

Location _________ Syracuse, N.Y. Enrollment _____________ 2,300 Colors __________ Green and Gold Nickname ____________Dolphins Conference ________ Independent Home Field ___ Dick Rockwell Field 2009 Record ____________ 24-23 Position Starters R/L_________6/3 Letterwinners R/L _________ 21/7 Head Coach Steve Owens (11th Year) Record at School ________ 314-190 Baseball SID ________ Craig Lane Phone __________ (315) 445-4412 Email ______ lanect@lemoyne.edu Website ____ lemoynedolphins.com Series Record ______ YSU leads, 3-0

Location _______ Milwaukee, Wis. Enrollment ____________ 29,265 Colors __________ Black and Gold Nickname ____________ Panthers Conference ______Horizon League Home Field ____ Henry Aaron Field 2009 Record (HL) ___ 28-17 (14-9) Position Starters R/L_________6/3 Letterwinners R/L _________20/9 Head Coach Scott Doffek (Fourth Year) Record at School __________ 78-95 Baseball SID _________Chris Zills Phone __________ (414) 229-4593 Email _________ czills@uwm.edu Website _______ uwmpanthers.com Series Record ____ YSU leads, 19-18

Location _________ Dayton, Ohio Enrollment ____________ 17,662 Colors ____ Hunter Green and Gold Nickname _____________Raiders Conference ______Horizon League Home Field ____ Nischwitz Stadium 2009 Record (HL) __ 33-30 (14-12) Starters R/L _______________ 7/4 Letterwinners R/L ________ 19/11 Head Coach _ Rob Cooper (Sixth Yr) Record at School _________157-135 Baseball SID _____ Greg Campbell Phone __________ (937) 775-2687 Email __ greg.campbell@wright.edu Website _________ wsuraiders.com Series Record ____ YSU trails, 23-32

Location ________Cleveland, Ohio Enrollment ____________ 16,245 Colors ____ Forest Green and White Nickname _____________Vikings Conference ______Horizon League Home Field ___All Pro Freight Stadium 2009 Record (HL) ___ 21-31 (12-13) Position Starters R/L_________5/3 Letterwinners R/L ________ 10/11 Head Coach Kevin Kocks (Fourth Yr) Record at School _________ 57-106 Baseball SID _______ Renee Adam Phone __________ (216) 687-4818 Email ______ r.adam@csuohio.edu Website _________ csuvikings.com Series Record ____ YSU trails, 69-71

TOLEDO

OHIO

BOWLING GREEN

May 11 • Toledo, Ohio

May 12 • Athens, Ohio

May 18 • Bowling Green, Ohio

Location __________ Toledo, Ohio Enrollment ____________ 23,064 Colors ____ Midnight Blue and Gold Nickname ____________ Rockets Conference _______Mid-American Home Field __________ Scott Park 2009 Record (MAC) _ 24-30 (14-12) Position Starters R/L_________8/1 Letterwinners R/L _________ 25/5 Head Coach _Cory Mee (Seventh Year) Record at School ________ 129-189 Baseball SID __ Brian DeBenedictis Phone __________ (419) 530-4919 Email __ brian.debenedictis@utoledo.edu Website __________ utrockets.com Series Record _____ YSU leads, 12-5

Location __________Athens, Ohio Enrollment ____________ 28,751 Colors ____Hunter Green and White Nickname ____________ Bobcats Conference _______Mid-American Home Field ____ Bob Wren Stadium 2009 Record (MAC) __ 29-24 (18-9) Position Starters R/L_________5/4 Letterwinners R/L __________n/a Head Coach __ Joe Carbone (21st Yr) Record at School _______ 614-520-2 Baseball SID ______ Jason Corriher Phone __________ (740) 593-1298 Email ________corriher@ohio.edu Website ________ ohiobobcats.com Series Record _____ YSU trails, 9-20

Location ____ Bowling Green, Ohio Enrollment ____________ 15,356 Colors ________ Orange and Brown Nickname _____________Falcons Conference _______Mid-American Home Field _ Warren E. Steller Field 2009 Record (MAC) __ 28-22 (18-8) Position Starters R/L________ 12/5 Letterwinners R/L ________ 20/10 Head Coach Danny Schmitz (20th Yr) Record at School _______ 517-463-4 Baseball SID _______ Ryan Gasser Phone __________ (419) 372-7105 Email ________ rgasser@bgsu.edu Website ________ bgsufalcons.com Series Record ______ YSU leads, 4-3

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2009 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS • Junior shortstop Jacke Healey and sophomore pitcher Phil Klein were voted First-Team All-Horizon League by the conference’s coaches. Healey became the only fi rst-team all-conference shortstop in school history, and his eight homers were the most ever by a YSU shortstop. He led the Guins in home runs, doubles, runs, RBIs and total bases. Klein went 5-2 with a 4.62 ERA , which included a 4-0 record and a 3.83 ERA in league contests. He led Horizon League starters with 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings. • Eric Marzec and David Leon were named secondteam all-league. Marzec was the second-team utility player for the second straight season despite missing more than a month. He still batted .289 with six home runs, 27 RBIs and a team-best .547 slugging percentage. Leon batted .282 with 25 runs scored.

batt ing .439 with 18 RBIs and 13 runs scored over that stretch. His four home runs and 30 RBIs for the year were the most by a freshman since YSU career record holder Erich Diedrich hit six homers and drove in 33 in 2005.

22 games. YSU was caught just four times during that span. The Penguins fi nished with 50 steals in 70 attempts, which followed 67 steals in 2008. The last time that YSU had at least 50 steals in back-to-back seasons was 1998-99.

• Anthony Munoz and Jim Kinnick developed into solid relievers as the season wound down. Munoz, in his fi rst season on the mound after playing infield his fi rst two seasons at YSU, did not allow a run in his fi nal 7.2 innings. Kinnick did not allow an earned run in the fi nal 9.1 innings of the regular season.

• YSU celebrated two major milestones in 2009. The Penguins played in the 2,000th game in program history on April 29 against Marshall at Cene Park. Kinnick allowed two base runners in 3.1 innings of relief to earn his fi rst collegiate win in the contest. The Penguins also earned the program’s 1,000th victory in 2009 with a win at VMI on Feb. 27. Healey hit a two-run home run with two outs in the ninth inning to lift YSU to a 7-6 win.

• The Penguins were successful on their fi nal 13 stolen base attempts, and they swiped 28 bases in their fi nal

• John Koehnlein closed out his career with another solid campaign. He batted .385 and posted 65 hits, bringing his career totals to .376 and 245. He retired ranking third in school history in career batting average and fi ft h in career hits. • The Penguins closed out the campaign on a tear at the plate, batt ing .330 over their fi nal 14 contests. Eight starters batted at least .306, and Koehnlein batted an outlandish .542. • Jeremy Banks had a monster freshman campaign, which was highlighted by a hot streak to end the year. He hit safely in the fi nal 11 games of the season,

C.J. Morris, Anthony Porter and Trent Wood celebrated with Joe Iacobucci and Eric Marzec after Marzec scored the winning run on a walk-off single by Jeremy Banks against Cleveland State on April 11.

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2009 FINAL STATISTICS FINAL HITTING TOTALS Player AVG GP-GS AB x-KOEHNLEIN, John .385 50-47 169 PORTER, Anthony .316 42-35 136 BANKS, Jeremy .302 45-33 126 HEALEY, Jacke .293 50-50 188 MARZEC, Eric .289 31-30 128 IACOBUCCI, Joe .287 43-41 143 x-LEON, David .282 51-49 163 MORRIS, C.J. .281 51-45 153 ---------CRIST, Jonathan .278 27-15 54 CARR, Derek .250 39-25 96 HOLLAND, Casey .243 43-30 115 HYMEL, Eric .219 42-29 105 DISSINGER, Greg .218 22-18 55 x-SOLITARIO, Brian .188 14-2 16 CLAYTON, Tom .087 26-2 23 x-REITENBACH, Jason .050 27-8 40 x-HORNYAK, Cory .000 3-0 2 Totals .279 51-51 1712 Opponents .314 51-51 1718

R 34 16 29 37 22 21 25 24

H 2B 65 5 43 7 38 6 55 17 37 9 41 9 46 8 43 9

3B 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 1

HR 1 4 4 8 6 2 1 2

RBI 18 24 30 36 27 20 15 21

TB SLG% BB 81 .479 20 62 .456 6 56 .444 19 98 .521 15 70 .547 2 56 .392 12 57 .350 16 60 .392 12

6 15 13 13 3 2 3 11 0 274 362

15 4 24 3 28 4 23 1 12 1 3 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 477 84 540 105

0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 11

1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 53

7 16 16 11 2 1 0 1 0 245 327

22 31 41 26 13 3 3 2 0 681 826

.407 .323 .357 .248 .236 .188 .130 .050 .000 .398 .481

3 9 6 6 5 2 3 3 0 139 210

SV IP H 1 76.0 71 0 52.2 67 0 90.0 120

R 41 40 68

ER 39 29 61

BB 33 22 26

11 32 15 41 38 16 48 2 6 4 362 274

10 25 12 32 34 15 42 2 6 3 310 217

6 18 19 25 7 11 35 1 4 3 210 139

HBP 3 0 3 10 3 6 4 6

SO GDP OB% 12 0 .456 20 5 .343 17 3 .405 53 5 .376 17 1 .313 16 2 .358 21 2 .359 31 2 .353

SF 1 1 0 0 1 4 1 2

SH 5 0 0 5 0 0 2 7

SB-ATT 11-16 0-0 5-6 7-12 5-7 5-7 5-7 4-6

2 0 1 1 2 0 2 3 0 46 45

12 20 21 24 15 2 8 13 1 303 300

0 1 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 28 33

.339 .314 .287 .268 .306 .278 .250 .174 .000 .347 .398

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 23

3 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 28 39

0-0 3-4 0-0 3-3 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 50-70 78-97

SO 80 25 70

2B 15 11 26

3B 2 1 5

HR 4 4 9

AB B/AVG WP 287 .247 9 213 .315 7 369 .325 9

20 25 12 31 8 6 18 2 3 0 300 303

3 7 2 11 12 4 14 0 0 0 105 84

1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 12

2 6 3 9 6 1 6 1 2 0 53 32

66 165 73 188 136 52 149 9 9 2 1718 1712

FINAL PITCHING TOTALS Player KLEIN, Phil DEARTH, Cody SWENSON, Aaron ---------MARZEC, Eric MUNOZ, Anthony KINNICK, Jim WOOD, Trent VUKOVIC, Corey MESSMER, Ryan x-TUCKER, Matt x-BOWER, Chas x-HORNYAK, Cory CLAYTON, Tom Totals Opponents

ERA 4.62 4.96 6.10

W-L APP-GS CG 5-2 17-11 0 2-5 13-10 1 3-6 15-13 6

5.29 1-4 5.58 1-5 5.79 2-1 6.70 2-2 9.87 0-4 10.12 0-2 10.70 0-4 10.80 0-0 23.14 0-0 81.00 0-0 6.62 16-35 4.51 35-16

10-1 27-0 9-1 21-2 12-4 7-2 11-7 2-0 3-0 1-0 51-51 51-51

SHO 0/1 0/0 0/0

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 4

0/1 2 0/0 1 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0 0 1/1 4 3/3 15

17.0 40.1 18.2 43.0 31.0 13.1 35.1 1.2 2.1 0.1 421.2 433.1

16 50 15 61 57 16 59 5 3 0 540 477

.242 .303 .205 .324 .419 .308 .396 .556 .333 .000 .314 .279

4 5 2 8 2 2 9 1 0 1 59 30

HBP BK 6 1 4 2 4 0 2 5 4 5 4 4 6 0 1 0 45 46

1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 7 9

FINAL FIELDING TOTALS Player DISSINGER, Greg SWENSON, Aaron KLEIN, Phil VUKOVIC, Corey MUNOZ, Anthony CLAYTON, Tom BANKS, Jeremy PORTER, Anthony IACOBUCCI, Joe MARZEC, Eric x-LEON, David HEALEY, Jacke HOLLAND, Casey x-SOLITARIO, Brian

C 125 18 12 9 7 5 313 168 72 71 230 207 73 17

PO 120 5 4 3 1 5 296 148 66 63 99 72 59 7

A 5 13 8 6 6 0 11 16 4 6 123 125 10 9

E 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 2 2 8 10 4 1

FLD% 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 .981 .976 .972 .972 .965 .952 .945 .941

DP 12 0 0 0 0 0 25 1 0 1 26 27 3 4

x-REITENBACH, Jason CRIST, Jonathan CARR, Derek MORRIS, C.J. HYMEL, Eric x-KOEHNLEIN, John DEARTH, Cody x-TUCKER, Matt WOOD, Trent x-HORNYAK, Cory MESSMER, Ryan KINNICK, Jim x-BOWER, Chas Totals Opponents

16 130 50 164 80 41 15 5 8 2 1 0 0 1839 1968

15 108 44 42 70 35 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1265 1300

0 13 2 108 3 2 12 4 3 1 0 0 0 490 586

1 9 4 14 7 4 2 1 3 1 1 0 0 84 82

.938 .931 .920 .915 .913 .902 .867 .800 .625 .500 .000 .000 .000 .954 .958

0 0 2 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 45

x - non-returning player

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2009 IN REVIEW

„ 2009 Results

2009 All-Horizon League

Overall: 16-35 • Home: 10-10 • Away: 6-24 • Neutral: 0-1 • Horizon: 10-14 Date Feb. 20 Feb. 21 Feb. 22 Feb. 27 Feb. 28 March 7 March 7 March 8 March 9 March 10 March 11 March 13 March 15 March 15 March 17 March 18 March 20 March 21 March 21 March 24 March 25 March 27 March 27 March 28 April 4 April 4 April 5 April 11 April 11 April 12 April 14 April 17 April 18 April 18 April 22 April 22 April 26 April 26 April 29 April 29 May 1 May 2 May 2 May 8 May 8 May 9 May 9 May 11 May 12 May 13 May 19

Opponent Score at #14 Georgia 2-15 at #14 Georgia 0-14 at #14 Georgia 8-12 at VMI W 7-6 at VMI W 9-4 at Towson-1 5-6 at Towson-2 7-8 at Towson 5-7 at Longwood 4-11 at James Madison 5-6 at James Madison 7-11 at Marshall 0-4 at Marshall-1 2-15 at Marshall-2 W 2-1 PITTSBURGH 6-7 at Akron 11-18 at Wright State* W 7-4 at Wright State*-1 4-5 at Wright State*-2 6-7 at Duquesne 7-12 at Pitt sburgh 4-7 at UIC*-1 2-3 at UIC*-2 1-6 at UIC* 2-3 BUTLER*-1 W 6-1 BUTLER*-2 W 12-2 BUTLER* W 8-4 CLEVELAND STATE*-1 W 6-5 CLEVELAND STATE*-2 3-6 CLEVELAND STATE* W 1-0 at #24 Kent State 3-5 MILWAUKEE* 3-4 MILWAUKEE*-1 3-12 MILWAUKEE*-2 W 8-7 #25 KENT STATE-1 0-12 #25 KENT STATE-2 3-6 at Butler*-1 1-4 at Butler*-2 W 6-5 MARSHALL-1 6-8 MARSHALL-2 W 8-5 at Valparaiso* 4-6 at Valparaiso*-1 7-8 at Valparaiso*-2 W 13-4 WRIGHT STATE*-1 6-13 WRIGHT STATE*-2 4-13 VALPARA ISO*-1 W 8-4 VALPARA ISO*-2 5-6 at West Virginia 2-6 TOLEDO W 12-7 BUFFALO W 17-10 vs. Butler ^ 6-7

L L L

L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L

L L L L L L L L L L L L L L

L

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RHE/RHE 2-8-7 / 15-17-1 0-5-0 / 14-15-1 8-7-3 / 12-15-5 7-9-1 / 6-8-3 9-14-0 / 4-9-2 5-9-0 / 6-5-2 7-9-0 / 8-12-0 5-12-0 / 7-10-0 4-10-1 / 11-16-2 5-11-1 / 6-10-2 7-9-0 / 11-11-0 0-5-0 / 4-7-1 2-5-1 / 15-14-4 2-6-0 / 1-4-0 6-8-1 / 7-12-1 11-13-4 / 18-13-1 7-12-2 / 4-11-2 4-11-2 / 5-11-0 6-16-1 / 7-13-0 7-5-0 / 12-17-1 4-9-1 / 7-9-0 2-6-3 / 3-9-1 1-10-2 / 6-12-0 2-5-3 / 3-5-0 6-13-0 / 1-5-3 12-14-0 / 2-6-3 8-11-1 / 4-9-2 6-10-2 / 5-11-3 3-5-2 / 6-13-2 1-6-0 / 0-5-0 3-8-0 / 5-7-0 3-9-5 / 4-7-3 3-3-2 / 12-20-1 8-10-3 / 7-15-2 0-1-3 / 12-13-1 3-7-0 / 6-7-1 1-8-1 / 4-7-1 6-13-1 / 5-8-2 6-13-4 / 8-15-3 8-8-1 / 5-8-2 4-9-1 / 6-11-3 7-10-1 / 8-10-2 13-13-1 / 4-6-6 6-10-4 / 13-18-1 4-9-1 / 13-15-1 8-11-2 / 4-5-3 5-9-4 / 6-11-1 2-7-2 / 6-10-0 12-14-5 / 7-11-4 17-19-2 / 10-14-2 6-13-3 / 7-8-1

Inn. 9 9 9 9 9 9 7 9 9 9 9 9 9 7 9 9 9 9 (10) 9 5 (10) 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 7 7 9 (10) (10) 7 9 9 9 9 6 9 9 5 9 9 9

Record 0-1 0-2 0-3 1-3 2-3 2-4 2-5 2-6 2-7 2-8 2-9 2-10 2-11 3-11 3-12 3-13 4-13 (1-0) 4-14 (1-1) 4-15 (1-2) 4-16 4-17 4-18 (1-3) 4-19 (1-4) 4-20 (1-5) 5-20 (2-5) 6-20 (3-5) 7-20 (4-5) 8-20 (5-5) 8-21 (5-6) 9-21 (6-6) 9-22 9-23 (6-7) 9-24 (6-8) 10-24 (7-8) 10-25 10-26 10-27 (7-9) 11-27 (8-9) 11-28 12-28 12-29 (8-10) 12-30 (8-11) 13-30 (9-11) 13-31 (9-12) 13-32 (9-13) 14-32 (10-13) 14-33 (10-14) 14-34 15-34 16-34 16-35

Pitcher SWENSON, A. (L 0-1) TUCKER, M. (L 0-1) VUKOVIC, C. (L 0-1) WOOD, T. (W 1-0) WOOD, T. (W 2-0) KLEIN, P. (L 0-1) MUNOZ, A. (L 0-1) MESSMER, R. (L 0-1) WOOD, T. (L 2-1) MUNOZ, A. (L 0-2) MARZEC, E. (L 0-1) SWENSON, A. (L 0-2) TUCKER, M. (L 0-2) DEARTH, C. (W 1-0) VUKOVIC, C. (L 0-2) MESSMER, R. (L 0-2) SWENSON, A. (W 1-2) MUNOZ, A. (L 0-3) MARZEC, E. (L 0-2) VUKOVIC, C. (L 0-3) TUCKER, M. (L 0-3) MARZEC, E. (L 0-3) SWENSON, A. (L 1-3) MUNOZ, A. (L 0-4) SWENSON, A. (W 2-3) DEARTH, C. (W 2-0) KLEIN, P. (W 1-1) SWENSON, A. (W 3-3) DEARTH, C. (L 2-1) KLEIN, P. (W 2-1) WOOD, T. (L 2-2) MARZEC, E. (L 0-4) DEARTH, C. (L 2-2) MARZEC, E. (W 1-4) KINNICK, J. (L 0-1) DEARTH, C. (L 2-3) SWENSON, A. (L 3-4) MUNOZ, A. (W 1-4) MUNOZ, A. (L 1-5) KINNICK, J. (W 1-1) SWENSON, A. (L 3-5) DEARTH, C. (L 2-4) KLEIN, P. (W 3-1) SWENSON, A. (L 3-6) DEARTH, C. (L 2-5) KLEIN, P. (W 4-1) TUCKER, M. (L 0-4) VUKOVIC, C. (L 0-4) KINNICK, J. (W 2-1) KLEIN, P. (W 5-1) KLEIN, P. (L 5-2)

First Team All-Horizon League P P C 1B 2B 3B SS OF OF OF DH UT

Phil Klein Adam Worthington Matt Lenski Jeff Mercer Andy Gerhartz Quentin Cate Jacke Healey Doug Dekoning Casey McGrew Tim Patzman Josh Hungerman Shawn Wozniak

So. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr.

YSU UIC Valparaiso Wright State Milwaukee Wright State YSU Milwaukee Wright State Milwaukee Cleveland State Milwaukee

Second Team All-Horizon League P P C 1B 2B 3B SS OF OF OF DH UT

Chris Kovacevich Michael Schum Nathan Orf Brandon Harwell David Leon Jason Ganek R.J. Gundolff Brad Buell Jake Carr Dan DeBruin Josh Groves Eric Marzec

Jr. Fr. Fr. Sr. So. So. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr.

UIC Wright State UIC UIC YSU UIC Wright State Cleveland State UIC Valparaiso Milwaukee YSU

Horizon League All-Newcomer Team P P C 1B SS 3B 3B OF OF OF OF UT

Mike Hernandez Michael Schum Nathan Orf Tyler Wynn Jacke Healey Quentin Cate Paul Hoenecke Ryan Ashe Ryan Franks Kyle Gaedele Steven Scoby Jake Hibberd

Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr.

Butler Wright State UIC Cleveland State YSU Wright State Milwaukee Wright State Cleveland State Valparaiso Valparaiso Wright State

Horizon League All-Tournament Team P P C 1B 2B 3B SS OF OF OF DH

Alex Kaminsky Mike Kool Garrett Gray Jeff Mercer Tony Altavilla Andy Leonard R.J. Gundolff Ryan Ashe John Rosinski Kory Twede Brett Schaefer

Jr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Sr. So. Jr. Fr. So. Sr. Sr.

Wright State UIC Wright State Wright State UIC UIC Wright State Wright State UIC Wright State UIC

Player of the Year - Jeff Mercer, Wright State Pitcher of the Year - Adam Worthington, UIC Newcomer of the Year - Quentin Cate, Wright State Relief Pitcher of the Year - Michael Schum, Wright State Coach of the Year - Scott Doffek, Milwaukee Tournament MVP - Kory Twede, Wright State

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YEAR-BY-YEAR BATTING STATISTICS Year 1948 1949 1950 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 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

G 12 13 10 17 16 13 12 18 15 20 20 21 22 24 31 39 33 34 32 28 35 34 34 24 26 31 29 37 37 38 46 46 42 49 39 50 50 42 46 49 54 47 50 48 56 55 55 44 55 54 56 55 56 56 51

AB

R

H

441 611 609 622 595 659 923 1068 923 943 828 757 872 951 926 662 730 926 278 1,047 994 1,106 1,341 1,350 1,253 1,429 1,049 1,493 1,451 1,246 1,381 1,513 1,621 1,337 1,643 1,525 1,724 1,698 1,804 1,381 1,784 1,694 1,815 1,951 2,016 1,985 1,712

73 170 135 142 120 129 178 183 208 154 146 151 155 152 173 128 118 149 130 224 171 176 231 203 208 229 194 230 317 192 195 301 339 232 353 266 322 319 401 203 313 259 290 342 323 313 274

134 204 183 203 176 191 276 310 293 250 205 231 237 249 238 211 203 272 230 324 264 301 366 359 342 372 254 356 430 340 362 456 477 348 529 431 511 505 585 377 500 451 544 592 589 578 477

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Avg. 2B 3B NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE .304 22 8 .334 28 10 .305 19 10 .326 24 9 .296 21 7 .291 17 14 .299 46 8 .290 43 11 .317 41 9 .265 42 3 .248 32 3 .305 36 5 .272 46 6 .262 32 10 .257 32 8 .319 31 7 .278 30 7 .293 42 8 .290 31 9 .309 42 15 .266 47 9 .272 49 5 .273 75 6 .266 50 11 .273 59 7 .260 59 9 .242 45 9 .239 64 10 .296 85 7 .273 62 3 .262 69 7 .302 89 21 .294 98 10 .260 54 17 .322 85 25 .283 93 16 .296 103 12 .297 82 18 .324 114 12 .273 62 4 .280 91 17 .266 81 5 .300 97 16 .303 108 10 .292 94 9 .291 104 8 .279 84 12

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-SBA

8 8 7 10 10 6 8 11 23 15 8 9 14 20 10 9 10 17 13 16 10 24 24 26 33 26 7 14 26 24 12 29 43 22 23 32 33 38 31 18 32 28 23 36 27 29 32

60 148 85 108 93 102 130 153 183 125 113 117 140 130 134 104 103 129 108 192 150 140 165 185 180 202 167 174 276 165 176 251 283 208 324 233 276 285 355 181 274 227 264 310 274 279 245

45 111 95 N/A 90 96 103 126 117 134 135 N/A 147 111 143 116 97 86 92 160 155 136 180 165 161 173 176 206 212 161 158 175 227 157 192 153 186 192 207 101 191 162 128 168 152 166 139

77 98 121 N/A 98 126 106 158 126 174 168 N/A 142 196 206 98 107 137 125 167 153 169 240 217 220 262 230 287 218 187 212 260 270 261 246 326 344 306 265 217 317 282 249 242 289 327 300

30 305940326377-96 10446456166-74 49-54 46-51 66-73 24-27 44-50 30-45 20-26 48-63 31-46 25-41 30-42 20-30 43-48 70-85 53-72 38-60 50-63 19-34 42-61 41-62 57-70 48-68 86-111 85-102 50-71 44-63 79-105 37-52 51-73 34-55 37-54 45-79 37-63 67-93 50-70

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Brandon Caipen had a team-high 76 hits out of YSU’s school-record 592 during the 2006 season.

Todd Santore ripped 21 doubles during YSU’s record-sett ing 2001 season in which the squad had 114.

In 2005-06, Justin Banks helped the Guins hit .300 in back-to-back seasons for the fi rst time in 40 years.

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YEAR-BY-YEAR PITCHING STATS Year 1948 1949 1950 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 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

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118 155 172 158 162 176 236 289 232 261 236 194.6 224 255 333 176 192 228 197 255 258.3 276 346.1 321.1 303 359 281 381 352 250 354 363 406 337.2 387 364 408 412 429.2 351.1 448.2 430.1 445.2 480.1 483.2 495.1 421.2

H R ER ERA NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE NO STATS AVAILABLE 92 52 3.97 104 46 29 1.68 130 81 47 2.45 91 56 42 2.15 100 47 27 1.53 115 60 42 2.45 186 99 55 2.10 224 115 88 2.74 212 117 103 4.00 205 116 85 2.93 192 134 104 3.97 162 85 57 2.63 211 118 70 2.81 176 131 105 3.71 186 104 67 1.81 111 65 50 2.56 128 70 44 2.06 249 155 120 4.72 211 130 98 4.48 271 181 120 4.24 265 197 156 5.43 349 264 214 6.98 446 353 299 7.78 422 311 254 7.12 396 341 268 7.96 424 299 236 5.92 302 213 170 5.43 432 299 266 5.33 359 225 189 4.83 367 282 166 5.98 359 238 194 4.92 480 326 274 6.78 438 258 202 4.47 350 206 166 4.42 469 302 237 4.29 452 301 230 5.68 587 438 354 6.07 553 391 323 7.05 533 378 307 6.43 401 261 206 5.28 528 349 268 5.38 490 330 260 5.44 494 325 264 5.33 551 334 255 4.78 600 394 327 6.08 578 374 300 5.45 540 362 310 6.62

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Andy Svitak pitched in three shutouts to help the 2005 squad to a schoolrecord six white-washes.

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Justin Thomas collected 80 of YSU’s school record 431 strikeouts as a freshman in 2003.

Bill Satt ler threw eight of Youngstown State’s school-record 29 complete games in 1977.

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YEARLY STATISTICAL LEADERS BATT ING AVERAGE 1963 _ Larry Seneta ________ .434 1964 _ Tom Santore ________ .380 1965 _ Tom Santore ________ .422 1966 _ Roy Myers _________ .456 1967 _ Tony DelBene _______ .370 1968 _ Tony DelBene _______ .419 1969 _ Nick Gesacion _______ .362 1970 _ Bill Kozak__________ .369 1971 _ Bill Kozak__________ .417 1972 _ Lou Zitello _________ .337 1973 _ Gregg Merrill _______ .375 1974 _ Mike Zaluski________ .415 1975 _ Mike Szenborn ______ .368 1976 _ Mike Zaluski________ .336 1977 _ Wayne Zett s ________ .337 1978 _ Dave DelBene _______ .365 1979 _ Joe Iacobucci _______ .333 1980 _ Bill Hardy _________ .415 1981 _ Scott Bass __________ .395 1982 _ Tom Abbas _________ .379 1983 _ Dennis Krancevich ___ .381 1984 _ Dennis Krancevich ___ .424 1985 _ Jeff Stofko __________ .392 1987 _ Vic Kuchmaner ______ .360 1988 _ Bob Janeda _________ .333 1989 _ Chris Durkin _______ .341 1990 _ Chris Durkin _______ .309 1991 _ Chris Durkin _______ .432 1992 _ Joe Ayette __________ .405 1993 _ Brian Myers ________ .313 1994 _ Lou Vassalott i _______ .412 1995 _ Jamie Palumbo ______ .340 1996 _ Jason Billig _________ .323 1997 _ Chad Shultz ________ .406 1998 _ Chad Shultz ________ .376 1999 _ Mark Thomas _______ .406 2000 _ Kellen Dixon________ .397 2001 _ Kendall Schlabach ____ .406 2002 _ Kendall Schlabach ____ .367 2003 _ Charles Schultz ______ .356 2004 _ Kendall Schlabach ____ .313 2005 _ Justin Banks ________ .356 2006 _ Erich Diedrich ______ .357 2007 _ John Koehnlein ______ .434 2008 _ Joe Iacobucci _______ .369 2009 _ John Koehnlein ______ .385

HITS 1963 _ Larry Seneta _________ 1964 __ Larry Seneta/Art Rickett s __ 1965 _ Tom Santore _________ 1966 _ Roy Myers __________ 1967 _ Jim Ferraro __________ 1968 _ Brad Lawson _________ 1969 _ Nick Gesacion ________ 1970 _ Lou Zitello __________ 1971 _ Bill Kozak___________ 1972 _ Lou Zitello __________ 1973 _ Mike Szenborn _______ 1974 _ Mike Zaluski_________ 1975 _ Mike Szenborn _______ 1976 _ Mike Zaluski_________ 1977 _ Wayne Zett s _________ 1978 _ Dave DelBene ________ 1979 _ Joe Iacobucci ________

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1980 _ Mike Nittoli _________ 38 1981 _ Bob Haseley _________ 33 1982 _ John McAbier ________ 45 1983 _ Eric Hovanec ________ 45 1984 _ Dennis Krancevich ____ 56 1985 _ Dennis Krancevich ____ 61 1987 _ Vic Kuchmaner _______ 54 1988 _ Bob Janeda __________ 51 1989 _ Chris Durkin ________ 42 1990 _ Chris Durkin ________ 55 1991 __Chris Durkin/Joe Roscoe _ 52 1992 _ Joe Roscoe __________ 46 1993 _ Joe Ayette/Brian Myers _ 41 1994 _ Lou Vassalott i ________ 68 1995 _ Jamie Palumbo _______ 64 1996 _ Jamie Palumbo _______ 44 1997 _ Chad Shultz _________ 67 1998 _ Chad Shultz _________ 68 1999 _ Mark Thomas ________ 80 2000 _ Steve Mefferd ________ 67 2001 _ K. Schlabach/Kellen Dixon 80 2002 _ Kendall Schlabach _____ 61 2003 _ Charles Schultz _______ 67 2004 _ Kendall Schlabach _____ 62 2005 _ Justin Banks _________ 67 2006 _ Brandon Caipen ______ 76 2007 _ John Koehnlein ______ 108 2008 _ Sean Lucas __________ 71 2009 _ John Koehnlein _______ 65

HOME RUNS 1963 _ Larry Seneta __________ 4 1964 _ Larry Seneta/Jack Elliott _ 2 1965 _ Tom Santore __________ 3 1966 _ Roy Myers/Jim Ferraro __ 4 1967 _ Jim Ferraro ___________ 3 1968 _ Alex Herman _________ 2 1969 _ Allen Lisko ___________ 4 1970 _ Th ree Players _________ 2 1971 _ Steve Rector __________ 5 1972 _ Lou Zitello ___________ 5 1973 _ Gregg Merrill _________ 3 1974 _ Th ree Players _________ 2 1975 _ Mike Szenborn ________ 4 1976 _ Fred Dellarco _________ 9 1977 _ Wayne Zett s/Dino Balkan 2 1978 _ Dino Balkan __________ 3 1979 _ Dave Zeigler __________ 5 1980 _ Dave Zeigler __________ 5 1981 _ Bob Gardner __________ 5 1982 _ Mike Nittoli __________ 7 1983 _ Dennis Krancevich _____ 4 1984 _ Dennis Krancevich _____ 7 1985 _ Jeff Stofko ____________ 8 1987 _ Jeff Stofko ____________ 9 1988 _ Th ree Players _________ 5 1989 _ Th ree Players _________ 2 1990 _ Chris Durkin _________ 7 1991 _ Chris Durkin _________ 9 1992 _ Joe Roscoe ___________ 8 1993 _ Tim Birkmeier ________ 5 1994 _ Joe Ayette ____________ 11 1995 _ John Silvey ___________ 8 1996 _ Jamie Palumbo ________ 6 1997 _ Jason Triveri __________ 7 1998 _ Chad Shultz __________ 7

Roy Myers’ .456 average in Dennis Krancevich was the first Joe Ayette hit a school-record 1966 is still the school record. to post 60 hits in a year in 1985. 11 round-trippers in 1994.

1999 _ Mark Thomas _________ 9 2000 _ Andrew Clough ________ 9 2001 _ Jim Lipinski _________ 10 2002 _ Adam Cox/Jim Lipinski __ 4 2003 _ Adam Cox ____________ 11 2004 _ Adam Cox ___________ 7 2005 _ Erich Diedrich ________ 6 2006 _ Erich Diedrich ________ 9 2007 _ Erich Diedrich ________ 8 2008 _ Eric Marzec __________ 5 2009 _ Jacke Healey __________ 8

RUNS BATT ED IN 1963 _ 1964 _ 1965 _ 1966 _ 1967 _ 1968 _ 1969 _ 1970 _ 1971 _ 1972 _ 1973 _ 1974 _ 1975 _ 1976 _ 1977 _ 1978 _ 1979 _ 1980 _ 1981 _ 1982 _ 1983 _ 1984 _ 1985 _ 1987 _ 1988 _ 1989 _ 1990 _ 1991 _ 1992 _ 1993 _ 1994 _ 1995 _ 1996 _ 1997 _ 1998 _ 1999 _ 2000 _ 2001 _ 2002 _ 2003 _ 2004 _

Larry Seneta _________ Larry Seneta _________ Tom Santore _________ Roy Myers __________ Tony DelBene ________ Brad Lawson _________ Allen Lisko __________ Lou Zitello __________ Steve Rector _________ Lou Zitello/Steve Rector _ Mike Szenborn _______ Bob Gardner _________ Mike Szenborn _______ Fred Dellarco ________ Wayne Zett s _________ Dino Balkan/Andy Saxon _ Dave Zeigler _________ Dave Zeigler _________ Scott Bass/Bob Gardner _ Mike Nittoli _________ Bob Gardner _________ Dennis Krancevich ____ Jeff Stofko ___________ Vic Kuchmaner _______ Bob Janeda __________ Jim Sotlar ___________ Brian Funge _________ Chris Durkin ________ Joseph Roscoe _______ Tim Birkmeier _______ John Silvey __________ John Silvey __________ Jason Triveri _________ Jason Triveri _________ Ray Farcas __________ Ray Farcas __________ Andrew Clough _______ Todd Santore/Joe Marzano __ Adam Cox __________ Adam Cox __________ Adam Cox __________

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2005 _ Charles Schultz _______ 38 2006 _ Erich Diedrich ________ 58 2007 _ Erich Diedrich _______ 44 2008 _ Th ree Players ________ 33 2009 _ Jacke Healey _________ 36

RUNS SCORED 1963 _ Larry Seneta _________ 13 1964 _ Paul Rein ___________ 26 1965 _ Tom Santore _________ 29 1966 _ Jim Ferraro __________ 21 1967 _ Jim Ferraro/Bob Laylock _ 14 1968 _ Brad Lawson _________ 19 1969 _ Nick Gesacion ________ 22 1970 _ Nick Gesacion ________ 28 1971 _ Brad Lawson _________ 30 1972 _ Lou Zitello __________ 25 1973 _ Mike Szenborn _______ 25 1974 _ Mike Zaluski_________ 24 1975 _ Mike Szenborn _______ 39 1976 _ Mike Zaluski_________ 22 1977 _ Dave DelBene ________ 23 1978 _ Dino Balkan _________ 19 1979 _ Andy Saxon/Dave Zeigler _ 18 1980 _ Dave Zeigler _________ 26 1981 _ Bob Gardner _________ 19 1982 _ Mark Snoddy ________ 35 1983 _ Phil Panno __________ 31 1984 _ Dennis Krancevich ____ 30 1985 _ D. Krancevich/Rob Luklan _ 29 1987 _ Vic Kuchmaner _______ 33 1988 _ Rob Armstrong _______ 38 1989 _ Rob Armstrong _______ 24 1990 _ Chris Durkin ________ 42 1991 _ Chris Durkin ________ 45 1992 _ Joseph Roscoe _______ 27 1993 _ Nick Meiring ________ 21 1994 _ Joe Ayette ___________ 48 1995 _ Jason Triveri ________ 42 1996 _ Jamie Palumbo _______ 29 1997 _ Mark Thomas ________ 49 1998 _ Chad Shultz _________ 46 1999 _ Mark Thomas _________ 54 2000 _ Steve Mefferd ________ 45 2001 _ Kellen Dixon_________ 52 2002 _ Kendall Schlabach _____ 33 2003 _ Adam Cox __________ 44 2004 _ Kendall Schlabach _____ 41 2005 _ J.D. Hannan/Justin Banks _ 37 2006 _ Brandon Caipen ______ 47 2007 _ John Koehnlein _______ 51 2008 _ Sean Lucas __________ 40 2009 _ Jacke Healey _________ 37

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YEARLY STATISTICAL LEADERS TRIPLES

Adam Cox led the Guins in RBIs and home runs from 2002-04.

DOUBLES 1963 _ Art Rickett s __________ 5 1964 _ Tom Santore/Art Rickett s _ 5 1965 _ Jim Ferraro ___________ 6 1966 _ Roy Myers ___________ 4 1967 _ Th ree Players _________ 3 1968 _ Tony DelBene _________ 6 1969 _ Bob Laylock _________ 10 1970 _ Bill Kozak/Lou Zitello __ 10 1971 _ Brad lawson/Steve Rector __ 8 1972 _ Steve Rector __________ 7 1973 _ Mike Szenborn _______ 11 1974 _ Th ree Players _________ 5 1975 _ Mike Szenborn _______ 13 1976 _ Fred Dellarco ________ 12 1977 _ Wayne Zett s __________ 5 1978 _ Joe Iacobucci _________ 6 1979 _ Joe Iacobucci _________ 5 1980 _ Mike Nittoli _________ 10 1981 _ Jeff Weiland __________ 6 1982 _ Mike Nittoli/Dave Baker _ 7 1983 _ Rich Jovanovich ______ 11 1984 _ Todd Nicolas ________ 16 1985 _ Dennis Krancevich/Rob Luklan _ 15 1987 _ John DePiore ________ 10 1988 _ Bob Janeda __________ 12 1989 _ Bob Janeda ___________ 9 1990 _ Chris Durkin ________ 13 1991 _ Brian Myers _________ 15 1992 _ Joseph Roscoe ________ 11 1993 _ Brian Myers _________ 10 1994 _ Brad Heller __________ 15 1995 _ Jamie Palumbo _______ 17 1996 _ Jason Triveri __________ 8 1997 _ Tom Harbold ________ 14 1998 _ Chad Shultz __________ 23 1999 _ Mark Thomas ________ 22 2000 _ Todd Santore ________ 11 2001 _ Todd Santore ________ 21 2002 _ Adam Cox/Jim Lipinski _ 12 2003 _ Justin Banks _________ 14 2004 _ Jim Lipinski _________ 15 2005 _ Justin Banks _________ 18 2006 _ Brent Parks __________ 20 2007 _ Tom Clayton_________ 20 2008 _ Sean Lucas __________ 15 2009 _ Jacke Healey _________ 17

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1963 _ Al Conti/Jack Elliott ____ 2 1964 _ Art Rickett s __________ 3 1965 _ Tom Santore __________ 3 1966 _ Bob Laylock __________ 3 1967 _ Seven Players _________ 1 1968 _ Tony DelBene/Brad Lawson __ 4 1969 _ Bob Belich ___________ 2 1970 _ Nick Gesacion _________ 3 1971 _ Th ree Players _________ 2 1972 _ Th ree Players _________ 1 1973 _ Th ree Players _________ 1 1974 _ Greg Balakoff/Neil Guerrieri _ 2 1975 _ Six Players ___________ 1 1976 _ Th ree Players _________ 1 1977 _ Mike Zaluski/Wayne Zett s _ 3 1978 _ Al DiRienzo __________ 2 1979 _ Seven Players _________ 1 1980 _ Th ree Players _________ 2 1981 _ Mike Nittoli __________ 3 1982 _ Bob Gardner __________ 5 1983 _ Four Players __________ 2 1984 _ Rob Luklan___________ 2 1985 _ Robert Armeni ________ 2 1987 _ Vic Kuchmaner ________ 2 1988 _ Rob Armstrong ________ 5 1989 _ Chris Durkin _________ 3 1990 _ Chris Durkin _________ 4 1991 _ Chris Durkin _________ 2 1992 _ Torry Zerilla __________ 2 1993 _ Jamie Palumbo ________ 3 1994 _ Lou Vassalott i _________ 7 1995 _ Jamie Palumbo ________ 3 1996 _ Monte Morris _________ 3 1997 _ Chad Shultz/Jason Triveri _ 4 1998 _ Mark Thomas/Sean Wardle _ 3 1999 _ Mark Thomas _________ 4 2000 _ Steve Mefferd/Clint Ford __ 4 2001 _ Kellen Dixon__________ 3 2002 _ Kendall Schlabach ______ 3 2003 _ Th ree Players _________ 4 2004 _ Charles Schultz ________ 3 2005 _ Six Players ___________ 2 2006 _ Th ree Players _________ 2 2007 _ Four Players __________ 2 2008 _ Eric Marzec/Sean Lucas __ 3 2009 _ John Koehnlein ________ 4

STOLEN BASES 1963 _ Art Rickett s __________ 8 1964 _ Art Rickett s __________ 8 1965 _ Ron Aulet ___________ 14 1966 _ Jim Ferraro ___________ 9 1967 _ Tony DelBene ________ 14 1968 _ Nick Gesacion ________ 21 1969 _ Nick Gesacion ________ 30 1970 _ Nick Gesacion ________ 33 1971 _ Brad Lawson/N. Gesacion __ 11 1972 _ Jim Hamrock ________ 11 1973 _ Gregg Merrill ________ 21 1974 _ Mike Zaluski_________ 24 1975 _ Ron Kohl ___________ 13 1976 _ Mike Zaluski/Ed Kohl __ 15 1977 _ Dave DelBene/Ed Kohl _ 14 1978 _ Al DiRienzo/Bill Hardy __ 6 1979 _ Bill Hardy __________ 10

1980 _ 1981 _ 1982 _ 1983 _ 1984 _ 1985 _ 1987 _ 1988 _ 1989 _ 1990 _ 1991 _ 1992 _ 1993 _ 1994 _ 1995 _ 1996 _ 1997 _ 1998 _ 1999 _ 2000 _ 2001 _ 2002 _ 2003 _ 2004 _ 2005 _ 2006 _ 2007 _ 2008 _ 2009 _

Bob Gardner __________ 7 Bob Gardner __________ 4 Bob Gardner _________ 10 Bob Gardner __________ 9 Jeff McNeely _________ 10 Jeff McNeely __________ 9 Vic Kuchmaner/Mike Murberger _ 7 Jerry Dennis _________ 27 Rob Armstrong _______ 12 Chris Durkin _________ 9 Chris Durkin ________ 16 Torry Zerilla __________ 6 Nick Meiring ________ 16 Joe Ayette ___________ 13 Th ree Players ________ 11 Scott Arkwright________ 8 Ray Farcas __________ 22 Mark Thomas ________ 20 Mark Thomas ________ 12 Kellen Dixon_________ 11 Kendall Schlabach/K. Dixon _ 19 Kendall Schlabach _____ 12 Kendall Schlabach _____ 13 Kendall Schlabach ______ 9 J.D. Hannan __________ 7 J.D. Hannan _________ 11 John Koehnlein ________ 8 Sean Lucas __________ 12 John Koehnlein _______ 11

1963 _ 1964 _ 1965 _ 1966 _ 1967 _ 1968 _ 1969 _ 1970 _ 1971 _ 1972 _ 1973 _ 1974 _ 1975 _ 1976 _ 1977 _ 1978 _ 1979 _ 1980 _

Don Nogay __________ 11 Paul Rein ___________ 17 Tom Santore _________ 13 No stats ______________ Jim Reesh ___________ 11 Alex Herman ________ 20 Nick Gesacion ________ 16 Nick Gesacion ________ 22 Nick Gesacion ________ 16 Jim Hamrock ________ 25 Gregg Merrill ________ 21 No stats ______________ Al Bleggi ___________ 28 Andy Saxson _________ 15 Dave DelBene ________ 28 Dave DelBene ________ 22 Andy Saxson _________ 17 Scott Bass ___________ 21

WALKS

Nick Gesacion swiped 30 bases in 1969 and 33 in 1970.

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YSU Hall-of-Famer Dave Smercansky had a 0.36 ERA in 1978.

1981 _ John Luklan _________ 10 1982 _ Mark Snoddy ________ 23 1983 _ Phil Panno __________ 24 1984 _ Mark Snoddy ________ 24 1985 _ Jeff Misko ___________ 29 1987 _ Jeff Stofko ___________ 22 1988 _ R. Armstrong/Shawn McCart _ 23 1989 _ Rob Armstrong/Jim Sotlar _ 24 1990 _ Bob Janeda __________ 27 1991 _ Chris Durkin/Joe Roscoe _ 23 1992 _ Torry Zerilla _________ 26 1993 _ Brian Myers _________ 30 1994 _ Joe Ayette ___________ 32 1995 _ Jamie Palumbo _______ 31 1996 _ Jake Corbett _________ 19 1997 _ Mark Thomas ________ 26 1998 _ Mark Thomas ________ 25 1999 _ Mark Thomas ________ 31 2000 _ Steve Mefferd ________ 39 2001 _ Steve Mefferd _________ 52 2002 _ Adam Cox __________ 18 2003 _ Kendall Schlabach _____ 33 2004 _ Kendall Schlabach _____ 33 2005 _ Justin Banks _________ 24 2006 _ Erich Diedrich _______ 23 2007 _ Erich Diedrich _______ 20 2008 _ David Leon __________ 19 2009 _ John Koehnlein _______ 20

VICTORIES 1963 _ 1964 _ 1965 _ 1966 _ 1967 _ 1968 _ 1969 _ 1970 _ 1971 _ 1972 _ 1973 _ 1974 _ 1975 _ 1976 _ 1977 _ 1978 _ 1979 _ 1980 _ 1981 _

Ed Hughes ___________ John Pierog ___________ Donald Ross/Donald Rembold __ Don Leshnock_________ Mike Malley/Donald Ross Don Leshnock_________ Jim Criscione _________ Gary Balakoff _________ Rich Hanuschak/Gary Balakoff _ Th ree Players _________ Th ree Players _________ Jeff Maley/Rick Beck ____ Rick Beck/Dave Dravecky Dave Dravecky ________ Dave Dravecky ________ Four Players __________ Dave Smercansky /Bill Satt ler __ Glenn Head __________ Glenn Head/Randy Cameron __

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Brad Hennessey struck out a school-record 126 batters in 2001.

Kyle Sobecki won eight games in 2000 and six more in 2003.

1982 _ Mark Schlarb/Mike Anderson _ 5 1983 _ Jim Tinkey ___________ 5 1984 _ Th ree Players _________ 3 1985 _ Scott Baird/Mark Carlson 3 1987 _ Joe Marasti/Greg Solarz __ 4 1988 _ Joe Herubin/Jim Timko __ 5 1989 _ Joe Herubin ___________ 9 1990 _ Avery Krych __________ 6 1991 _ Brian Wisnewski _______ 6 1992 _ John Nurczyk _________ 6 1993 _ Ron Kitchen __________ 5 1994 _ Jeff Santa _____________ 9 1995 _ Th ree Players _________ 6 1996 _ Scott Hitchcock ________ 7 1997 _ Barry Daggett _________ 6 1998 _ Derek Nelson _________ 4 1999 _ Brian McFarland _______ 6 2000 _ Kyle Sobecki __________ 8 2001 _ Brad Hennessey/Jon Smart__ 6 2002 _ Matt Brumit __________ 4 2003 _ Kyle Sobecki/Corey Ohalek _ 6 2004 _ Justin Thomas _________ 7 2005 _ Justin Thomas _________ 7 2006 _ Ryan Sellman _________ 6 2007 _ Lucas Engle/Adam Kalafos _ 4 2008 _ Aaron Swenson ________ 6 2009 _ Phil Klein ____________ 5

1982 _ Mike Anderson ________ 7 1983 _ Jim Tinkey ___________ 8 1984 _ Rich Jovanovich/Ken George _ 8 1985 _ Dave Zelasco ________ 10 1987 _ Greg Solarz __________ 10 1988 _ Jerry Dennis _________ 10 1989 _ Joe Herubin/Jim Timko _ 11 1990 _ Joe Herubin/Ron Kitchen _ 11 1991 _ Brian Wisnewski ______ 11 1992 _ Ron Kitchen _________ 10 1993 _ Ron Kitchen _________ 11 1994 _ Scott Hitchcock _______ 12 1995 _ Jeff Santa ___________ 13 1996 _ John Caldwell/Gary Gubanich __ 8 1997 _ Th ree Players _________ 8 1998 _ Sean Wardle __________ 9 1999 _ Derek Nelson _________ 14 2000 _ Andrew Clough _______ 13 2001 _ Matt Brumit _________ 13 2002 _ Matt Brumit _________ 11 2003 _ Corey Ohalek ________ 13 2004 _ Justin Thomas ________ 14 2005 _ Justin Thomas ________ 14 2006 _ Lucas Engle __________ 14 2007 _ Engle/Adam Kalafos ___ 14 2008 _ Aaron Swenson _______ 13 2009 _ Aaron Swenson _______ 13

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GAMES STARTED 1963 _ 1964 _ 1965 _ 1966 _ 1967 _ 1968 _ 1969 _ 1970 _ 1971 _ 1972 _ 1973 _ 1974 _ 1975 _ 1976 _ 1977 _ 1978 _ 1979 _ 1980 _ 1981 _

No stats ______________No stats ______________Donald Rembold/Ronald Sabatino__ 4 Don Leshnock_________ 5 Mike Malley/Don Leshnock _ 5 Don Leshnock_________ 8 Mike Malley/Jim Criscione _ 7 Gary Balakoff _________ 8 Steve Bartolin ________ 10 Steve Bartolin _________ 8 Bruce Donahue ________ 8 Jeff Maley ____________ 6 No stats ______________Bill Satt ler ___________ 8 Dave Dravecky ________ 9 Bill Satt ler/Dave Dravecky __ 5 Bill Satt ler ___________ 5 Glenn Head __________ 6 Joe Sekora/Glenn Head __ 7

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No stats ______________Five Players___________ 5 Donald Ross __________ 7 Don Leshnock/Donald Rembold _ 6 Donald Ross __________ 7 Don Leshnock________ 11 Gary Balakoff ________ 11 Steve Bartolin ________ 12 Gary Balakoff ________ 12 Rich Hanuschak ______ 11 Darl Smith __________ 14 Mike Glinatsis ________ 8 Dave Dravecky ________ 9 Mike Glinatsis ________ 9 Dave Dravecky ________ 9 Dave Dravecky ________ 6 Bill Satt ler ___________ 7 Bob Haseley __________ 9 Joe Sekora/Glenn Head __ 7

1982 _ Mark Schlarb _________ 9 1983 _ Eric Hovanec/Dave Moore _ 10 1984 _ Dave Moore _________ 12 1985 _ Scott Baird/Dave Zelasco _ 12 1987 _ Joe Kocsis ___________ 14 1988 _ Doug Harrah ________ 19 1989 _ Andrew Kortyna ______ 16 1990 _ Matt Nurczyk ________ 25 1991 _ Matt Nurczyk/Paul Totani _ 15 1992 _ John Nurczyk ________ 22 1993 _ Matt Nurczyk ________ 17 1994 _ Marc Morgan ________ 18 1995 _ Scott Hitchcock/Marc Morgan _ 16 1996 _ Gary Gubanich _______ 14 1997 _ Matt Murphy; Caldwell _ 17 1998 _ Shaun Robinson ______ 15 1999 _ John Jones __________ 15 2000 _ Kyle Sobecki _________ 22 2001 _ Mike Abdalla ________ 24 2002 _ Mike Abdalla ________ 20 2003 _ Josh Wells/Paul Yates ___ 18 2004 _ Andy Svitak _________ 20 2005 _ Kevin Libeg/Ryan Sellman _ 26 2006 _ Ryan Sellman _________ 30 2007 _ Andy Svitak _________ 29 2008 _ Joe Antinone_________ 19 2009 _ Anthony Munoz ______ 27

STRIKEOUTS 1963 _ 1964 _ 1965 _ 1966 _ 1967 _ 1968 _ 1969 _ 1970 _ 1971 _ 1972 _ 1973 _ 1974 _ 1975 _ 1976 _ 1977 _ 1978 _ 1979 _ 1980 _ 1981 _ 1982 _ 1983 _ 1984 _ 1985 _ 1987 _ 1988 _ 1989 _ 1990 _ 1991 _ 1992 _ 1993 _ 1994 _ 1995 _ 1996 _ 1997 _ 1998 _ 1999 _ 2000 _

Ed Hughes __________ Dan McAllister _______ Donald Rembold ______ Don Leshnock________ Mike Malley _________ Don Leshnock________ Mike Malley _________ Steve Bartolin ________ Steve Bartolin ________ Steve Bartolin ________ Ed Knaus ___________ Rick Beck/Mike Glinatsis _ Dave Dravecky _______ Dave Dravecky _______ Bill Satt ler __________ Bill Satt ler __________ Bill Satt ler __________ Glenn Head _________ Joe Sekora __________ Mike Anderson _______ Jim Tinkey __________ Ken George _________ Dave Zelasco ________ Greg Solarz __________ Doug Harrah ________ Doug Harrah ________ Doug Harrah ________ Brian Wisnewski ______ Ron Kitchen _________ Ron Kitchen _________ Jeff Santa ___________ Jeff Santa ___________ Shane Mead _________ Shane Mead _________ Sean Wardle _________ Brian McFarland ______ Kyle Sobecki _________

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2001 _ Brad Hennessey ______ 126 2002 _ Matt Brumit _________ 60 2003 _ Justin Thomas ________ 80 2004 _ Justin Thomas ________ 82 2005 _ Justin Thomas ________ 88 2006 _ Lucas Engle _________ 72 2007 _ Lucas Engle _________ 56 2008 _ Aaron Swenson _______ 65 2009 _ Phil Klein ___________ 80

ERA (MIN. 20 INN.) 1963 _ Ed Hughes _________ 1.40 1964 _ John Pierog _________ 2.01 1965 _ Donald Ross ________ 0.52 1966 _ Don Leshnock_______ 1.75 1967 _ Mike Malley ________ 1.53 1968 _ Mike Ceremuga______ 1.38 1969 _ Gary Balakoff _______ 1.20 1970 _ Dan Barker _________ 1.27 1971 _ Rich Hanuschak _____ 2.88 1972 _ Gary Balakoff _______ 1.26 1973 _ Darl Smith _________ 1.71 1974 _ Jeff Maley __________ 0.62 1975 _ Rick Beck __________ 1.25 1976 _ Dave Dravecky ______ 0.51 1977 _ Bill Satt ler _________ 1.70 1978 _ Dave Smercansky ____ 0.36 1979 _ Dave Baker _________ 0.44 1980 _ George Vukovich _____ 1.72 1981 _ Joe Sekora _________ 1.86 1982 _ Mark Schlarb/Dave Moore _ 2.82 1983 _ Jim Tinkey _________ 3.29 1984 _ Eric Hovanec _______ 4.63 1985 _ Dave Moore ________ 5.02 1987 _ Greg Solarz _________ 5.71 1988 _ Bob Susa __________ 4.92 1989 _ Sean Price _________ 4.07 1990 _ Avery Krych ________ 3.88 1991 _ Bill Whitacre _______ 2.76 1992 _ John Nurczyk _______ 4.71 1993 _ Marc Morgan _______ 2.09 1994 _ Jim Mims __________ 3.81 1995 _ Marc Morgan _______ 1.35 1996 _ Gary Gubanich ______ 2.91 1997 _ John Murphy _______ 2.86 1998 _ Brad Habuda________ 3.05 1999 _ Brian McFarland _____ 4.14 2000 _ Kyle Sobecki ________ 2.96 2001 _ Brad Hennessey _____ 4.06 2002 _ Chris Dennis _______ 3.09 2003 _ Josh Wells__________ 2.86 2004 _ Chris Dennis _______ 3.61 2005 _ Justin Thomas _______ 3.42 2006 _ Ryan Sellman _______ 2.62 2007 _ Joe Antinone________ 5.04 2008 _ Eric Marzec ________ 2.82 2009 _ Phil Klein __________ 4.62

INNINGS PITCHED 1963 _ 1964 _ 1965 _ 1966 _ 1967 _ 1968 _ 1969 _

Ed Hughes _________ 25.6 John Pierog _________ 31.3 Donald Ross ________ 33.6 Don Leshnock________ 41 Mike Malley _________ 39 Don Leshnock________ 63 Mike Malley ________ 59.6

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Gary Balakoff _______ 59.6 Steve Bartolin _______ 52.3 Gary Balakoff ________ 56 Ed Knaus ___________ 51 Mike Glinatsis ______ 35.3 Mike Glinatsis ______ 49.7 Dave Dravecky ______ 53.3 Dave Dravecky ______ 61.0 Dave Dravecky ______ 36.7 Dave Smercansky ____ 30.0 Bob Hasseley _______ 35.7 Joe Sekora _________ 38.7 Rich Jovanovich _____ 39.6 Jim Tinkey _________ 52.0 Rich Jovanovich _____ 44.2 Dave Zelasco _______ 63.2 Joe Marasti _________ 55.7 Jim Timko _________ 71.7 Joe Herubin ________ 75.7 Doug Harrah _______ 78.0 Brian Wisnewski _____ 71.3 John Nurczyk ________ 63 Ron Kitchen ________ 74.7 Scott Hitchcock ______ 71.7 Scott Hitchcock ______ 73.7 Gary Gubanich/Shane Mead _ 55.7 John Caldwell _______ 60.2 John Scudder _______ 53.1 Brian McFarland _____ 76.0 Kyle Sobecki ________ 70.0 Brad Hennessey _____ 88.2

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2002 _ Corey Ohalek _______ 67.1 2003 _ Corey Ohalek _______ 83.1 2004 _ Justin Thomas _______ 93.1 2005 _ Justin Thomas _______ 84.1 2006 _ Lucas Engle ________ 99.0 2007 _ Lucas Engle ________ 91.0 2008 _ Aaron Swenson _____ 99.0 2009 _ Aaron Swenson ______ 90.0

COMPLETE GAMES 1963 _ 1964 _ 1965 _ 1966 _ 1967 _ 1968 _ 1969 _ 1970 _ 1971 _ 1972 _ 1973 _ 1974 _ 1975 _ 1976 _ 1977 _ 1978 _ 1979 _ 1980 _ 1981 _ 1982 _ 1983 _

No stats ______________ No stats ______________ Donald Ross/Donald Rembold _ 3 Don Leshnock_________ 4 Mike Malley __________ 5 Don Leshnock_________ 8 Mike Malley __________ 6 Gary Balakoff _________ 5 Rich Hanuschak _______ 5 Ed Knaus ____________ 5 Darl Smith ___________ 5 No stats ______________ No stats ______________ Dave Dravecky ________ 6 Dave Dravecky ________ 8 Bill Satt ler ___________ 5 Dave Smercansky ______ 4 No stats ______________ Joe Sekora ___________ 5 Mike Anderson ________ 6 Jim Tinkey ___________ 6

1984 _ Rich Jovanovich _______ 4 1985 _ Dave Zelasco _________ 6 1987 _ Joe Marasti/Greg Solarz __ 4 1988 _ Jerry Dennis __________ 7 1989 _ Joe Herubin ___________ 9 1990 _ Ron Kitchen __________ 4 1991 _ Brian Wisnewski _______ 5 1992 _ John Nurczyk _________ 4 1993 _ Ron Kitchen __________ 6 1994 _ Scott Hitchcock/Jeff Santa__ 4 1995 _ Scott Hitchcock ________ 3 1996 _ Shane Mead __________ 5 1997 _ Shane Mead __________ 4 1998 _ Barry Daggett _________ 2 1999 _ Brian McFarland _______ 7 2000 _ Kyle Sobecki __________ 5 2001 _ Brad Hennessey _______ 5 2002 _ Corey Ohalek _________ 3 2003 _ Corey Ohalek _________ 7 2004 _ Chris Dennis/Justin Thomas__ 4 2005 _ Justin Thomas _________ 4 2006 _ Lucas Engle __________ 1 2007 _ Lucas Engle __________ 2 2008 _ Aaron Swenson ________ 5 2009 _ Aaron Swenson ________ 6

1984 _ Todd Nicolas _________ 1 1985 _ None _______________ 0 1987 _ Jim Dennison/Joe Kocsis _ 1 1988 _ Doug Harrah _________ 4 1989 _ Andrew Kortyna _______ 2 1990 _ Doug Harrah _________ 3 1991 _ Ray Ellington _________ 1 1992 _ Jon Crays/John Nurczyk__ 1 1993 _ Marc Morgan _________ 1 1994 _ Marc Morgan _________ 4 1995 _ Marc Morgan _________ 10 1996 _ Rick Havrilla/John Murphy _ 2 1997 _ Shane Mead/Rick Havrilla _ 2 1998 _ Andrew Clough ________ 4 1999 _ Andrew Clough ________ 3 2000 _ Mike Abdalla/Kyle Sobecki _ 2 2001 _ Mike Abdalla _________ 3 2002 _ Mike Abdalla/Paul Yates _ 3 2003 _ Josh Wells____________ 2 2004 _ Paul Yates ____________ 5 2005 _ Ryan Sellman _________ 6 2006 _ Ryan Sellman _________ 6 2007 _ Andy Svitak __________ 9 2008 _ Craig Gillet ___________ 3 2009 _ Eric Marzec __________ 2

SAVES 1980 _ 1980 _ 1981 _ 1982 _

George Vukovich _______ Glenn Head __________ None _______________ Th ree Players _________

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HONORING PENGUIN GREATS

Brad Hennessey, a fi rst-round draft choice in 2001, made his major league debut on Aug. 7, 2004, against the Cubs in Greg Maddux’s 300th career victory. Hennessey has appeared in 148 games, made 44 starts, earned 17 wins and saved 20 games in his Major League career.

MAJOR LEAGUE DRA FT SELECTIONS 2006 - Brandon Caipen, 28th Round Houston Astros (849 Overall) 2005 - Justin Thomas, 4th Round Seatt le Mariners (113 Overall) 2002 - Matt Brumit, 44th Round New York Yankees (1,323 Overall) 2001 - Brad Hennessey, 1st Round San Francisco Giants (21 Overall) 2000 - Mike Abdalla, 40th Round Kansas City Royals (1,184 Overall) 1999 - Mark Thomas, 21st Round Montreal Expos (630 Overall) 1992 - Torry Zerilla, 50th Round Colorado Rockies (1,411 Overall) 1991 - Chris Durkin, 3rd Round Houston Astros (79 Overall) 1983 - Don Tinkey, 12th Round California Angels (311 Overall) 1979 - Bill Satt ler, 29th Round Montreal Expos (717 Overall) 1978 - Dave Dravecky, 21st Round Pitt sburgh Pirates (531 Overall) 1976 - Mike Glinatsis, 31st Round San Francisco Giants (662 Overall) 1972 - Steve Bartolin, 22nd Round Detroit Tigers (521 Overall) 1968 - Don Leshnock, 23rd Round Detroit Tigers (527 Overall) 1967 - Roy Myers, 48th Round New York Mets (833 Overall)

ALL-AMERICANS Honorable Mention Jim Lipinski (1B) Kellen Dixon (2B)

2001 2000

“Louisville Slugger” First-Team Freshman All-American Charles Schultz (IF) 2003 Kendall Schlabach (OF) 2001

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CONFERENCE AWARDS Pitcher of the Year Aaron Swenson Justin Thomas Brad Hennessey

2008 2005 2001

Newcomer of the Year Mark Thomas (1B)

1995

Coach of the Year Rich Pasquale Dan Kubacki

2008 1995

First Team Jacke Healey (SS) 2009 Phil Klein (P) 2009 Aaron Swenson (P) 2008 John Koehnlein (3B) 2007 Erich Diedrich (DH) 2006 Brandon Caipen (UT) 2005, 2006 Justin Banks (3B) 2005 Justin Thomas (P) 2005 Adam Cox (C) 2003 Kendall Schlabach (OF) 2002, 2001 Todd Santore (C) 2001 Brad Hennessey (P) 2001 Chad Schultz (C) 1998, 1997 Shane Mead (P) 1997 Jamie Palumbo (OF) 1996 Gary Gubanich (P) 1996 Jamie Palumbo (OF) 1995 Lou Vassalott i (OF) 1994 Randy Ryan (DH) 1988 Vic Kuchmaner (CF) 1987 Jeff Stofko (1B) 1987 Dennis Krancevich (IF) 1985 Second Team David Leon (2B) Eric Marzec (UT) Joe Iacobucci (OF) Sean Lucas (3B)

2009 2009 2008 2008

Justin Thomas, the 2005 Horizon League Pitcher of the Year, was a fourthround pick by Seatt le in 2005. He made his Major League debut on Sept. 2, 2008, at Texas. Thomas was signed by the Pitt sburgh Pirates in 2009. Eric Marzec (UT) Erich Diedrich (DH) Josh Page (UT) Justin Banks (1B) John Koehnlein (3B) Jim Phillips (OF) Justin Thomas (P) Kendall Schlabach (OF) Kellen Dixon (2B) Kyle Sobecki (P) Mark Thomas (1B) Ray Farcas (OF) Sean Wardle (P/2B) Brian Kyle (OF) Jake Corbett (SS) Scott Hitchcock (P) Mike Caggiano (OF) Jason Triveri (DH) Joe Ayette (2B) Brad Heller (SS) Jeff Santa (P) Joe Ayette (2B) Joe Roscoe (3B)

2008 2007 2007 2006 2006 2005 2004 2004, 2003 2000 2000 1998 1998, 1997 1998 1997 1996 1996 1995 1995 1994 1994 1994 1993 1992

Newcomer Team Jacke Healey (POS) Joe Iacobucci (POS) Lee Bainbridge (POS) Tom Clayton (POS) Ryan Dunlap (POS) Anthony Munoz (POS) John Koehnlein (POS) Erich Diedrich (POS) Justin Banks (IF) Brandon Caipen (OF) Charles Schultz (IF) Jim Phillips (OF)

2009 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2005 2003 2003 2003 2002

Kendall Schlabach (OF) Kyle Sobecki (P) Todd Santore (C) Ray Farcas (OF) Scott Hitchcock (P)

2001 2000 2000 1999 1995

YSU HALL OF FAME Ron Allen Gary Balakoff Steve Bartolin Tony DelBene Dave Dravecky Jim Ferraro Nick Gesacion Mike Glinatsis Jim Hamrock Bill Kozak Dennis Krancevich Brad Lawson Don Leshnock Gregg Merrill Roy Myers Mike Nittoli Steve Rector Dom Rosselli (Coach) Tom Santore Bill Satt ler Dave Smercansky Jeff Stofko Mike Szenborn Mike Zaluski Lou “Chip” Zitello

1990 1989 1987 1990 1988 1999 1993 1993 2000 1992 1996 1994 1986 1997 1991 2001 1995 1985 1998 1991 1995 2008 1992 2002 1994

All-Tournament Team John Koehnlein 2007 Justin Banks (IF) 2004 (MVP), 2005 Charles Schultz (IF) 2005 Kevin Libeg (P) 2004 Eric Shaffer (P) 2004

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TEAM RECORDS 1995 2005 1996 2003 1991

Best Winning Percentage 1. .864 (19-3) __________________ 2. .808 (21-5) __________________ 3. .792 (19-5) __________________ 4. .786 (22-6)__________________ 5 .765 (26-8) __________________

1964 1979 1968 1974 1977

Home Wins 1. 18 (18-3) ___________________ 2. 16 (16-11) __________________ 16 (16-1) ___________________ 16 (16-7) ___________________ 5. 15 (15-6) ___________________ 15 (15-7) ___________________

1977 2003 1979 1970 1991 1989

Fewest Home Runs 1. 6 ________________________ 1968 2. 7 _________________________ 1989 7 _________________________ 1965 Most RBIs 1. 355 _______________________ 2. 324 _______________________ 3. 310 _______________________ 4. 285 _______________________ 5. 283 _______________________

2001 1997 2006 2000 1995

Most Runs Scored 1. 401 _______________________ 2. 353 _______________________ 3. 342 _______________________ 4. 339 _______________________ 5. 323 _______________________

2001 1997 2006 1995 2007 1964 2001 1997 1966 1991 1971

Best Home Record 1. .941 (16-1) __________________ 2. .857 (18-3) __________________ 3. .778 (14-4) __________________ 4. .778 (7-2) ___________________

1979 1977 1972 1998

Runs Per Game 1. 7.5 (165 in 22 games) ___________ 2. 7.2 (401 in 55 games) ___________ 3. 7.1 (353 in 50 games) ___________ 4. 6.8 (142 in 21 games) ___________ 5. 6.3 (317 in 50 games) ___________ 6.3 (208 in 33 games) __________

Best Road Record 1. .833 (10-2) __________________ 2. .818 (9-2) ___________________ 3. .800 (4-1)___________________ 4. .750 (6-2) ___________________ 5. .727 (8-3) ___________________

1968 1971 1963 1967 1977

Most At Bats 1. 2,016 ______________________ 2. 1,985 ______________________ 3. 1,951 ______________________ 4. 1,815 ______________________ 5. 1,804______________________

Longest Winning Streak 1. 19 ________________________ 1964 2. 13 ________________________ 1979 3. 11 ________________________ 1989 4. 9 _____________ 1988, 1977, 1970, 1969 Most Losses 1. 37 ________________________ 2007 2. 36 ________________________ 1999 3. 35 ________________________ 2009 4. 33 ________________________ 2008 5. 32 ____________________ 1987, 2004 Longest Losing Streak 1. 18 ________________________ 2. 12 ________________________ 12 ________________________ 4. 11 ________________________ 5. 10 ________________________

1984 1999 2000 2004 2005

SEASON BATT ING Highest Batt ing Ave. 1. .334 (204-611) _______________ 2 .326 (203-622) _______________ 3. .324 (585-1,804) ______________ 4. .322 (529-1,643) ______________ 5. .319 (211-662) _______________

1964 1966 2001 1997 1978

Lowest Batt ing Ave. 1. .239 (356-1,493) ______________ 2. .242 (254-1,049)______________ 3. .248 (205-828) _______________ 4. .257 (372-1,429) ______________ .257 (238-926) _______________

1990 1989 1973 1988 1977

Most Hits 1. 592 _______________________ 2. 589 _______________________ 3. 585 _______________________ 4. 578 _______________________ 5. 544 _______________________

2006 2007 2001 2008 2005

Most Home Runs 1. 43 ________________________ 1995 2. 38 ________________________ 2000 3. 36 ________________________ 2006

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Jim Phillips helped lead the 2005 squad to 29 victories as a senior, which was the second-most in school history.

4. 33 ________________________ 1987 33 ________________________ 1999

SEASON VICTORIES Overall Victories 1. 37 ________________________ 2. 29 ________________________ 29 ________________________ 4. 27 ________________________ 27 ________________________

SEASON PITCHING Lowest ERA 1. 1.53 ______________________ 2. 1.68 ______________________ 3. 1.81_______________________ 4. 2.06 ______________________ 5. 2.10_______________________

1967 1964 1977 1979 1969

2007 2008 2006 2005 2001

Most Doubles 1. 114 _______________________ 2. 108 _______________________ 3. 104 _______________________ 4. 103 _______________________ 5. 98 ________________________

Most Innings Pitched 1. 495.1 ______________________ 2. 483.2______________________ 3. 480.1______________________ 4. 448.2 _____________________ 5. 445.2______________________

2008 2007 2006 2003 2005

2001 2006 2008 1999 1995

Most Triples 1. 25 ________________________ 2. 21 ________________________ 3. 18 ________________________ 4. 17 ________________________ 17 ________________________

Most Strikeouts 1. 431 _______________________ 2. 424 _______________________ 3. 360 _______________________ 4. 345 _______________________ 5. 333 _______________________

2003 2001 2006 2000 2005

1997 1994 2000 2003 1996

Most Stolen Bases 1. 104 _______________________ 2. 86 ________________________ 3. 85 ________________________ 4. 79 ________________________ 5. 77 ________________________

Most Complete Games 1. 29 ________________________ 2. 24 ________________________ 3. 21 ________________________ 4. 20 ________________________ 20 ________________________

1977 1970 1976 1978 1982

1970 1997 1998 2001 1969

Most Saves 1. 14 ________________________ 2. 10 ________________________ 3. 9 _________________________ 9 _________________________ 5. 8 _________________________

1995 2005 2006 2007 2002

Most Runs Allowed 1. 438 _______________________ 2. 394 _______________________ 3. 391 _______________________ 4. 378 _______________________ 5. 374 _______________________

1999 2007 2000 2001 2008

Most Walks 1. 227 _______________________ 1995 2. 212 _______________________ 1991 3. 207 _______________________ 2001 4. 206 _______________________ 1990 5. 192 ___________________ 2000, 1997 Fewest Walks 1. 45 ________________________ 1963 2. 81 ________________________ 1966 3. 86 ________________________ 1980 4. 90 ________________________ 1967 5. 92 _________________________1981 Most Times Shutout 1. 8 _________________________ 1991 2. 7 _________________________ 2007 3. 6 _____________________ 2005, 1988 4. 5 _____________________ 2004, 1983 5. 4 _________________1992, 1973, 2008

GAME RECORDS Most Hits 1. 24 vs. California (Pa.) _______ 5/3/1988 2. 23 vs. Butler _____________ 5/24/2007 3. 22 vs. Cleveland State _______ 5/8/2000 22 at Butler _____________ 3/26/2006 5. 21 at UIC _______________ 5/14/2005 21 vs. West Liberty ________ 3/23/2006 21 vs. Bowling Green ________ 4/1/2008 8. 20 vs. Notre Dame College ____ 5/2/2007 20 at Morehead State _______ 3/15/2006 20 at IPFW ______________ 4/3/2005

3. 19 vs. Notre Dame College ____ 5/2/2007 19 at Western Illinois________ 4/7/2001 19 vs. California (Pa.) _______ 5/3/1988 6. 17 vs. Drexel _____________ 3/28/1991 7. 16, 4x - m.r. vs Bowling Green __ 4/1/2008 Most Home Runs 1. 6 at Oakland______________ 5/6/2001 6 at Cleveland State _________ 5/8/2000 3. 5 vs. Butler ______________ 5/24/2007 4. 4 at Akron ______________ 3/18/2009 4 at Towson ______________ 3/7/2009 4 vs. West Virginia ________ 5/12/2008 Most Grand Slams 1. 3 at Oakland______________ 5/6/2001 Most Triples 1. 5 vs. Steubenville _____________ 1969 2. 4 vs. West Liberty _________ 3/23/2006 4 vs. Milwaukee __________ 5/20/2005 Most Doubles 1. 8 at Toledo _______________ 4/8/2008 8 at Kent State ____________ 5/7/2005 3. 7 vs. Morehead State _______ 3/11/2001 7 vs. California (Pa.) _______ 4/23/1998 5. 6 at VMI _______________ 2/28/2009 6 vs. Butler ______________ 5/24/2007 Most Stolen Bases 1. 9 vs. Steubenville _____________ 1970 2. 8 vs. St. Thomas ______________ 1986 Most Walks 1. 16 at Oakland _____________ 5/6/2001 Most Runs Scored 1. 29 at Oakland _____________ 5/9/2001 2. 25 vs. Geneva ____________ 4/29/1965 3. 22 vs. Hiram______________ 4/3/1991 22 vs. Drexel_____________ 3/28/1991 5. 21 at N.C. A&T___________ 3/29/1997 Most Runs Allowed 1. 32 vs. Kent State __________ 4/29/1992 2. 28 vs. Cleveland State _______ 4/6/1999 3. 26 vs. Wright State _________ 4/5/1997 3. 26 vs. Oral Roberts ________ 5/19/2000 5. 25 at Western Illinois________ 4/7/2001 Biggest Margin of Victory 1. 27; YSU 29-Oakland 2 _______ 5/6/2001 2. 22; YSU-22; Alliance-0 ______ 5/7/1966 3. 21; YSU-25; Geneva-4 ______ 4/29/1965 4. 18, Th ree Times

Most RBIs 1. 29 at Oakland _____________ 5/9/2001 2. 20 vs. Butler _____________ 5/24/2007

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INDIVIDUAL BATTING RECORDS GAMES PLAYED Career Games Played 1. 218 _Justin Banks __________ 2003-06 2. 213 _Brandon Caipen ________ 2003-06 3. 208 _Kendall Schlabach ______ 2001-04 4. 206 _Charles Schultz ________ 2003-06 5. 201 _Jim Lipinski ___________ 2001-04 Season Games Played 1. 56 __Sean Lucas _____________ 56 __John Koehnlein __________ 56 __Justin Banks ____________ 56 __Jim Phillips _____________ 56 __Mark Thomas ____________ 2. 55 __10 Players

2008 2007 2005 2005 1999

BATT ING AVERAGE Career Batt ing Average 1. .383 Dennis Krancevich ______ 1983-85 2. .378 Kellen Dixon __________ 2000-01 3. .376_John Koehnlein ________ 2006-09 4. .372 Mark Thomas __________ 1997-99 5. .367 Roy Myers ____________ 1965-67 Season Batt ing Average 1. .456 Roy Myers ______________ 2. .434 John Koehnlein __________ .434 Larry Seneta ____________ 4. .426 Tom Santore ____________ 5. .424 Dennis Krancevich ________

1966 2007 1963 1965 1984

HITS Career Most Hits 1. 265 _Kendall Schlabach ______ 2001-04 2. 252 _Erich Diedrich _________ 2005-08 3. 249 _Justin Banks __________ 2003-06 4. 247 _Brandon Caipen ________ 2003-06 5. 245 _John Koehnlein ________ 2006-09 Season Most Hits 1. 108 _John Koehnlein __________ 2007 2. 80 __Mark Thomas ____________ 1999 80 __Kendall Schlabach ________ 2001 80 __Kellen Dixon ____________ 2001 5. 76 __Brandon Caipen __________ 2006 6. 75 __Erich Diedrich _______ 2006, 2007 Game Most Hits 1. 6 ___John Koehnlein vs. Butler ____ 5/24/07 2. 5 ___John Koehnlein vs. Butler ____ 4/28/07 5 ___Brandon Caipen vs. UWM __ 5/14/06 5___ Brandon Caipen vs. UWM __4/16/06 5 ___Kellen Dixon vs. W. Illinois _ 4/7/01 5 ___Jerry Dennis vs. Clev. St. __ 5/21/88 5 ___Rob Armstrong vs. Cal. (Pa.)5/13/88 5 ___Bill Kozak vs. Gannon ____ 5/11/71 5 ___Roy Myers vs. Steubenville 5/17/66 5 ___Bob Laylock vs. Clarion ___ 4/14/69

HOME RUNS Career Most Home Runs 1. 27 __Erich Diedrich _________ 2005-08 2. 26 __Adam Cox ____________ 2001-04 3. 23 __Andrew Clough ______ 1997-2000 4. 22 __Jeff Stofko ____________ 1984-87 5. 21 __Jim Lipinski ___________ 2001-04 Season Most Home Runs 1. 11 __Adam Cox ______________ 11 __Joe Ayette ______________ 3. 10 __Jim Lipinski _____________ 4. 9 ___Erich Diedrich ___________ 9 ___Andrew Clough __________ 9 ___Mark Thomas ____________ 9 ___Chris Durkin ____________ 9 ___Vic Kuchmaner __________ 9 ___Jeff Stofko ______________ 9 ___Fred Dellarco ____________

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Outfielder Kendall Schlabach (20012004) is the school record holder in career hits and runs scored.

Game Most Home Runs 1. 3 ___Eric Marzec at West Virginia __5/12/08 3 ___Jim Lipinski at Oakland____ 5/6/01 2. 2 ___22 times m.r. Mike Turjanica vs. Butler___ 5/24/07

RUNS BATT ED IN Career Runs Batted In 1. 168 _Erich Diedrich _________ 2005-08 2. 138 _Jim Lipinski ___________ 2001-04 3. 125 _Justin Banks __________ 2003-06 125 _Adam Cox ____________ 2001-04 5. 122 _Brandon Caipen ________ 2003-06 Season Runs Batted In 1. 58 __Erich Diedrich ___________ 2. 51 __Jason Triveri ____________ 3. 50 __Todd Santore ____________ 50 __Joe Marzano ____________ 50 __Andrew Clough __________

2006 1997 2001 2001 2000

Game Runs Batted In 1. 9 ___Erich Diedrich vs. Butler __ 3/24/07 2. 8 ___Jim Lipinski vs. Oakland ___ 5/6/01 3. 7 ___Adam Cox vs. Oakland ____ 5/6/01 4. 6 ___Nine times (m.r. Eric Marzec at WVU, 2008)

RUNS SCORED Career Runs Scored 1. 161 _Kendall Schlabach ______ 2001-04 2. 146 _Erich Diedrich _________ 2005-08 3. 140 _Steve Mefferd ________ 1998-2001 4. 139 _Brandon Caipen ________ 2003-06 5. 131 _Justin Banks __________ 2003-06 Season Runs Scored 1. 54 __Mark Thomas ____________ 2. 52 __Kellen Dixon ____________ 3. 51 __John Koehnlein __________ 51 __Steve Mefferd ____________ 5. 50 __Kendall Schlabach ________

1999 2001 2007 2001 2001

Game Runs Scored 1. 5 ___Joe Roscoe, vs. Hiram _____ 4/3/91 5 ___Jim Lipinski vs. Oakland ___ 5/6/01 5 ___Joe Marzano vs. Oakland ___ 5/6/01

AT BATS Career Most At Bats 1. 785 _Brandon Caipen ________ 2003-06 2. 778 _Justin Banks __________ 2003-06 3. 763 _Kendall Schlabach ______ 2001-04 4. 742 _Josh Page _____________ 2005-08 5. 728 _Erich Diedrich _________ 2005-08 Season Most At Bats 1. 249 _John Koehnlein __________ 2. 230 _Sean Lucas _____________ 3. 229 _Brandon Caipen __________ 4. 219 _Kellen Dixon ____________ 5. 215 _Joe Marzano ____________

2007 2008 2006 2001 2001

DOUBLES Career Most Doubles 1. 52 __Justin Banks __________ 2003-06 2. 47 __Jim Lipinski ___________ 2001-04 47 __Todd Santore ________ 1998-2001 4. 45 __Brandon Caipen ________ 2003-06 45 __Mark Thomas __________ 1997-99 Season Most Doubles 1. 23 __Chad Schultz ____________ 2. 22 __Mark Thomas ____________ 3 21 __Todd Santore ____________ 4. 20 __Tom Clayton ____________ 20 __Brent Parks _____________

Game Most Doubles 1. 3 ___Brent Parks vs. Ohio _____ 3/29/06 3 ___Charles Schultz vs. ETSU _ 2/25/06 3 ___Justin Banks vs. Kent St. ___ 5/7/05 3 ___Charles Schultz vs. Cleve. St. 4/8/05 3 ___Jim Lipinski at Akron ____ 4/10/01 3 ___Todd Santore at Morehead St. _ 3/10/01 3 __Steve Rector vs. Gannon ___ 4/2/69 3 __Jerry Dennis vs. Morehead St. 3/26/88

TRIPLES

Game Most Walks 1. 4 ___Joe Iacobucci at Milwaukee___5/16/08 4 ___R. Robinson vs. Notre Dame College__ 5/2/07 4 ___Steve Mefferd at Akron ___ 4/26/01 4 ___Al Bleggi vs. PSU-Behrend_ 5/13/75 4 ___M. Szenborn vs. PSU-Behrend 5/13/75

Career Most Triples 1. 9 ___Mark Thomas __________ 1997-99 9 ___Chris Durkin __________ 1989-91 3. 8 ___Charles Schultz ________ 2003-06 8 ___Brandon Caipen ________ 2003-06 8 ___Steve Mefferd ________ 1998-2001 8 ___Jamie Palumbo _________ 1993-96 8 ___Lou Vassalott i _________ 1991-94

Career Most Total Bases 1. 390 _Erich Diedrich _________ 2005-08 2. 363 _Justin Banks __________ 2003-06 3. 338 _Brandon Caipen ________ 2003-06 3. 328 _Kendall Schlabach ______ 2001-04 5. 301 _Jim Lipinski ___________ 2001-04

Season Most Triples 1. 7 ___Lou Vassalott i ___________ 1994 2. 5 ___Rob Gardner ____________ 1982 5 ___Rob Armstrong __________ 1988 4. 4 ___12x (m.r. John Koehnlein, 2009) Game Most Triples 1. 2 ___Eight times (m.r. Rob Armstrong vs. California (Pa.), 1988)

STOLEN BASES Career Most Stolen Bases 1. 97 __Nick Gesacion _________ 1968-71 2. 73 __Brad Lawson __________ 1968-71 3. 59 __Mike Zaluski __________ 1974-77 4. 53 __Kendall Schlabach ______ 2001-04 5. 48 __Ray Farcas ____________ 1996-99 Season Most Stolen Bases 1. 35 __Nick Gesacion ___________ 2. 30 __Nick Gesacion ___________ 3. 27 __Jerry Dennis ____________ 4. 24 __Mike Zaluski ____________ 5. 22 __Th ree Players

1970 1969 1988 1974

Game Most Stolen Bases 1. 5 __Ron Aulet vs. Alliance ____ 5/18/64 2. 4 __Nick Gesacion vs. Alliance _ 5/16/68

WALKS 1998 1999 2001 2007 2006

Season Most Walks 1. 52 __Steve Mefferd ____________ 2001 2. 39 __Steve Mefferd ____________ 2000 3. 35 __Torry Zerilla ____________ 1991 4. 33 __Kendall Schlabach ____ 2003, 2004

Career Most Walks 1. 138 _Steve Mefferd ________ 1998-2001 2. 104 _Kendall Schlabach ______ 2001-04 3. 100 _Brian Myers ___________ 1990-93 4. 87 __Torry Zerilla __________ 1990-92 5. 82 __Mark Thomas __________ 1997-99

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Season Most Total Bases 1. 137 _Mark Thomas ____________ 2. 121 _John Koehnlein __________ 3. 120 _Erich Diedrich ___________ 4. 115 _Erich Diedrich ___________ 5. 113 _Joe Marzano ____________

1999 2007 2006 2007 2001

Game Most Total Bases 1. 13 __Eric Marzec at WVU_____ 5/12/08 2. 12 __Jim Lipinski vs. Oakland ___ 5/6/01 3. 10 __Erich Diedrich vs. Butler __ 3/24/07

SLUGGING PERCENTAGE Career Best Slugging Pct. 1. .578 Dennis Krancevich ______ 1983-85 2. .573 Chris Durkin __________ 1989-91 3. .557 Mark Thomas __________ 1997-99 4. .536 Erich Diedrich _________ 2005-08 5. .516 _Roy Myers ____________ 1964-67 Season Best Slugging Pct. 1. .764_Chris Durkin ____________ 2. .755 _Larry Seneta ____________ 3. .721_Roy Myers ______________ 4. .706_Tom Santore ____________ 5. .697 Dennis Krancevich ________

1991 1963 1966 1965 1984

HITT ING STREAK Consecutive Games 1. 29 __John Koehnlein __________ 2. 24 __Kellen Dixon ____________ 24 __Lou Vassalott i ___________ 4. 22 __Joe Marzano ____________ 5. 20 __John McAbier ___________ 6. 19 __Erich Diedrich ___________

2007 2001 1994 2001 1982 2007

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INDIVIDUAL PITCHING RECORDS GAMES STARTED

INNINGS PITCHED

Career Most Games Started 1. 48 __Corey Ohalek________ 1999-2003 2. 44 __Lucas Engle ___________ 2005-08 3. 43 __Ron Kitchen __________ 1990-93 4. 42 __Eric Shaffer ___________ 2003-06 5. 37 __Justin Thomas _________ 2002-05 37 __Scott Hitchcock ________ 1993-96

Career Most Innings Pitched 1. 320.0_ Corey Ohalek ______ 1999-2003 2. 277.0 _ Lucas Engle __________ 2005-08 3. 271.1 _ Eric Shaffer __________ 2003-06 4. 254.0_ Scott Hitchcock _______ 1993-96 5. 253.1 _ Justin Thomas ________ 2003-05

Season Most Games Started 1. 14 __Lucas Engle _________ 2006, 2007 14 __Adam Kalafos ___________ 2007 14 __Justin Thomas _______ 2004, 2005 14 __Derek Nelson ____________ 1999 7. 13 __Aaron Swenson ______ 2008, 2009 13 __Corey Ohalek____________ 2003 13 __Matt Brumit_____________ 2001 13 __Andrew Clough __________ 2000 13 __Bobby Simock ___________ 1999 13 __Jeff Santa _______________ 1995

2008 2006 2004 2007 2009

EARNED RUN AVERAGE Career Best ERA 1. 1.07 Dave Smercansky _______ 1976-79 2. 1.61_Don Leshnock _________ 1966-68 3. 1.85 Dave Dravecky _________ 1975-78 4. 1.92_Bill Satt ler ____________ 1976-79 5. 2.01 Tom Ciccolelli _________ 1972-78 Season Best ERA 1. 0.36 Dave Smercansky _________ 2. 0.41_Don Spice ______________ 3. 0.44 Dave Baker _____________ 4. 0.51 Dave Dravecky ___________ 5. 0.53 Don Ross_______________

1978 1964 1979 1976 1965

APPEARA NCES Career Most Appearances 1. 85 __Ryan Sellman __________ 2005-08 2. 82 __Kevin Libeg ___________ 2003-06 3. 81 __Andy Svitak ___________ 2004-07 4. 79 __Matt Nurczyk __________ 1990-93 5. 70 __Paul Yates ____________ 2001-04 Season Most Appearances 1. 30 __Ryan Sellman ____________ 2. 29 __Andy Svitak _____________ 3. 27 __Anthony Munoz __________ 3. 26 __Kevin Libeg _____________ 26 __Ryan Sellman ____________ 5. 25 __Matt Nurczyk ____________

2006 2007 2009 2005 2005 1990

COMPLETE GAMES Career Most Complete Games 1. 21 __Bill Satt ler ____________ 1976-79 2. 20 __Dave Dravecky _________ 1975-78 3. 19 __Mike Malley __________ 1967-70 4. 18 __Corey Ohalek________ 1999-2003 5. 17 __Ron Kitchen __________ 1990-93 Season Complete Games 1. 9 ___Joe Herubin _____________ 2. 8 ___Bill Satt ler ______________ 3. 7 ___Don Leshnock ___________ 7 ___Dave Dravecky ___________ 7 ___Jerry Dennis ____________ 7 ___Brian McFarland _________ 7 ___Corey Ohalek____________

1989 1977 1968 1977 1988 1999 2003

Season Most Innings Pitched 1. 99.0 Aaron Swenson __________ 99.0 Lucas Engle _____________ 3. 93.1_Justin Thomas ___________ 4. 91.0_Lucas Engle _____________ 5. 90.0 Aaron Swenson __________

VICTORIES Career Most Victories 1. 22 __Corey Ohalek________ 1999-2003 2. 21 __Dave Smercansky _______ 1976-79 21 __Dave Dravecky _________ 1975-78 21 __Gary Balakoff __________ 1969-72 5. 20 __Scott Hitchcock ________ 1993-96 Season Most Victories 1. 9 ___Joe Herubin _____________ 2. 8 ___Scott Hitchcock __________ 8 ___Kyle Sobecki ____________ 8 ___Jeff Santa _______________ 5. 7 ___Six Times m.r. Justin Thomas, 2005

Corey Ohalek was a four-year starter from 1999 to 2003 for the Penguins. He fi nished his career as the school-record holder in career games started, career innings pitched and career victories. Ohalek signed with the Florida Marlins as an undrafted free agent in June 2003.

1989 1996 2000 1994

STRIKEOUTS Career Most Strikeouts 1. 251 _Dave Dravecky _________ 1975-78 2. 250 _Justin Thomas _________ 2003-05 3. 224 _Bill Satt ler ____________ 1976-79 4. 208 _Corey Ohalek________ 1999-2003 5. 200 _Don Leshnock _________ 1966-68 Season Most Strikeouts 1. 126 _Brad Hennessey __________ 2. 89 __Bill Satt ler ______________ 3. 88 __Justin Thomas ___________ 4. 87 __Don Leshnock ___________ 5. 82 __Justin Thomas ___________

2001 1977 2005 1968 2004

Game Most Strikeouts 1. 21 __ M. Malley vs. Point Park ____4/17/67 2. 15 __ J. Thomas vs. Cleveland State 4/10/05 3. 14 __ B. Hennessey vs. S. Utah ___ 5/12/01 4. 13 __ C. Dennis vs. UIC _______ 5/15/04 5. 12 __ Phil Klein vs. Valpo________ 5/9/09

SHUTOUTS Career Shutouts 1. 5 ___Dave Dravecky _________ 1975-78 2. 4 ___Scott Hitchcock ________ 1993-96 4 ___Glenn Head ___________ 1979-82 4. 3 ___Ron Kitchen __________ 1990-93 3 ___Rich Jovanich _________ 1981-84 3 ___Joe Herubin ___________ 1988-90 Season Most Shutouts 1. 4 ___Dave Dravecky ___________ 1976

SAVES Career Most Saves 1. 15 __Marc Morgan __________ 1993-95 2 13 __Andy Svitak ___________ 2004-07 3. 12 __Ryan Sellman __________ 2005-08 4. 10 __Paul Yates ____________ 2001-04 5. 8 ___Mike Abdalla __________ 2000-02 Season Most Saves 1. 10 __Marc Morgan ____________ 2. 9 ___Andy Svitak _____________ 3. 6 ___Ryan Sellman ____________ 6 ___Ryan Sellman ____________ 5. 5 ___Paul Yates ______________

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In three seasons Justin Thomas fi nished just one strikeout shy of Dave Dravecky’s schoolrecord total of 251. Thomas owns of two of the top five single season totals in innings pitched and strikeouts.

1995 2007 2006 2005 2004

No-Hitters in School History Pitcher Scott Hitchcock Brian Wisnewski Dave Dravecky Steve Bartolin Ray Baldelli Donald Ross Don Leshnock Dave Shaner Don Rembold

Opponent Akron Cleveland State Akron Case Western Cleveland State Steubenville Cleveland State Alliance Alliance

Innings 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Date April 28, 1993 May 16, 1991 May 7, 1977 April 5, 1972 May 25, 1971 May 17, 1966 May 14, 1966 May 7, 1966 May 7, 1966

Innings 6 7 7 5 7 6 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Date March 21, 2003 April 20, 2002 May 14, 1994 April 3, 1991 March 17, 1991 April 9, 1988 May 3, 1984 May 5, 1983 April 16, 1983 March 21, 1983 May 9, 1981 May 14, 1981 May 1, 1979 April 30, 1977 May 21, 1976 May 8, 1976 April 20, 1974 April 12, 1974 April 20, 1973 April 16, 1973 May 27, 1972 April 23, 1971

One-Hitters Since 1970 Pitcher Kevin Libeg Matt Brumit Scott Hitchcock Bill Whitacre Brian Wisnewski Jerry Dennis Rich Jovanovich Jim Tinky Jim Tinky Ken George/David Moore Scott Bass/Bob Gardner Joe Sekora Bill Satt ler Lee Rudibaugh Dave Dravecky Dave Dravecky Jeff Maley Jeff Maley Darl Smith Bruce Donahue Greg Balakoff Darl Smith

Opponent Austin Peay Cleveland State Eastern Illinois Hiram Eastern Illinois Eastern Kentucky Dayton Wright State Akron Baptist Akron Mercyhurst Kent State Alliance Akron Akron Case Western Geneva Case Western John Carroll Wooster Steubenville

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ALL-TIME ROSTER A Abbas, Tom ________ 1981-84 Abdalla, Mike ______2000-02 Aguilar, Ken _________ 1982 Albanese, Anthony ____ 1995-96 Ambrose, Angelo ____ 1958-59 Anderson, John________ 1995 Anderson, Mike _______ 1982 Andrish, Paul _______ 1949-50 Anness, Tom _____ 1963, 1968 Antinone, Joe _______2005-08 Arkwright, Scott ____ 1994-95 Armaline, Jim ______ 1965-68 Armeni, Rob _______ 1985-86 Armstrong, Rob _____ 1988-89 Auer, Anthony ________ 1969 Aulet, Ron _________ 1964-65 Ayette, Joe _________ 1991-94

B Bada, Jim __________ 1969-71 Bainbridge, Lee _______ 2007 Baird, Scott ________ 1985-88 Bakalar, James ________ 1978 Baker, Clarence _______ 1948 Baker, Dave ________ 1979-82 Balakoff, Gary ______ 1969-72 Balakoff, Greg ______ 1971-74 Baldelli, Ray __________ 1971 Baldwin, Rick _________ 1976 Balkan, Dino _______ 1977-78 Banks, Jeremy ________ 2009 Banks, Justin _______2003-06 Barker, Dan ________ 1967-70 Baronyak, Mike _____ 1990-91 Barthold, Stephen ___ 1967-68 Bartholomew, Dennis _____ 1969 Bartolin, Steve ______ 1969-72 Bass, Scott _________ 1979-81 Batt isti _____________ 1948 Baxter, Bob __________ 1981 Beck, Rick _________ 1974-75 Becker, Robert ________ 1967 Belich, Robert ______ 1968-70 Beltempo, Guy ________ 1949 Bender, Scott _______2005-06 Bendle, Rusty _____ 1998-2001 Benson, Don _________ 1964 Benton, Jim __________ 1962 Berardinelli, Gary ______ 1970 Bernard, John ________ 1958 Bethany, Mike ______2000-02 Bevilacqua, Paul _______ 1970 Billeter, Roger ________ 1967 Billig, Jason ________ 1993-97 Billy, Mark __________ 1980 Birkmeier, Mark _____ 1992-95 Birkmeier, Tim _____ 1992-93 Birtalan, Jim _________ 1966 Bleggi, Al _________ 1974-75 Block, Tim _________ 1970-71 Bochenik, Mike _____ 1964-65 Bock, Brian __________ 1984 Boggia, Al ___________ 1950 Bone, George _______ 1980-81 Boone, Brian _______2003-06 Bosick, Doug _________72-73 Bostic, Beau _________ 2000 Bova, Jim _________ 1965-66 Bower, Chas _________ 2009 Boyle, Jim _________ 1965-67 Bragg, Andy ________ 1996-99

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Brahney, Jim _______ 1958-60 Bratz, Dean ________ 1980-81 Braydich, Ron ________ 1963 Braydich, Rudy ______ 1948-49 Brennan, Joel ______ 1987-89* Brentar, Tony _______ 1981-82 Brickle, Shawn ________ 1985 Brown, Travis ________ 2008 Brumit, Matt _____ 1999-2002 Budd, Andrew ______ 1967-68 Buff ano, Frank ________ 1985 Buffo, John __________ 1963 Bullano, Joe ________ 1961-62 Burke, Ryan __________ 1999 Burnett , Gary ________ 1981 Burton, Larry ________ 1972 Bush, Charlie _________ 1970 Bushman, Charles ___ 1958-59 Butch, Mike __________ 1959 Butt le, Ross ________ 2001-03

C Caggiano, Mike _____ 1991-95 Caggiano, Vincent _____ 1965 Caglie, Len __________ 1959 Caipen, Brandon ____2003-06 Caldwell, John ______ 1994-97 Cameron, Randy ____ 1980-81 Campana, Al _________ 1949 Campbell, Dale _______ 1978 Campbell, Matt _______ 2000 Campbell, Rex ______ 1969-70 Canavan, Tom ________ 1961 Cappuzuello, Joe ____ 1969-70 Carlson, Mark ______ 1984-86 Carnevale, Vincent ___ 1971-72 Carr, Derek __________ 2009 Carroll, Robert _______ 1958 Carter, Troy _________ 1987 Casal, Brad ________ 1995-96 Castrilla, Michael ____ 1966-67 Ceremuga, Mike ____ 1966-68 Chamberlain, Robert __ 1966-68 Chaney, Doug ________ 1978 Cheredar, Steve _____ 1973-74 Cherol, Mark _________ 1976 Choppa, Bob _______ 1974-77 Chrisholm, Jeremy _____ 1996 Chuey, Robert ______ 1959-61 Ciambott i, Jim ______ 1987-90 Ciccolelli, Tom _____ 1977-78 Cicorett i, Dean _____ 1989-92 Cirka, Ron ______ 1967, 1969 Clair, James __________ 1967 Clapp, Steve _______ 1959-60 Clark, Curt __________ 1980 Clark, Ken ___________ 1978 Clayton, Tom ______2006-09 Clontz, James __________‘68 Clough, Andrew ___ 1997-2000 Clunk, David _________ 1994 Coffey, Jason _______2005-06 Colafella, Rick ______ 1959-60 Coles, Rick ________ 1979-80 Conti, Al __________ 1962-64 Corbett , Jake _________ 1993 Corrotto, Joe _______ 1973-74 Corseta _____________ 1950 Cox, Adam ________ 2001-04 Cox, Jim ____________ 1973 Coyle, Terry _________ 1974 Crays, Jon _________ 1989-92

Crea, James __________ 1968 Criscione, James _ 1969-70, 1972 Crist, Jonathan _______ 2009 Cubellis, Robert _______ 1966 Cusick, Paul _________ 1989 Cvelbar, Lou _______ 1976-77

D Daggett , Barry ______ 1995-98 Daly, Andrew _________ 2002 Dankworth, Gary ______ 1987 Daugherty, Jim _____ 1974-75 Davenport, Jeff ______ 1974-75 Davenport, Jeff ________ 1993 Davidson, Jerry _____ 1988-91 Davis, Sam ______ 1966, 1968 Davison, Fran ______ 1971-73 Dearth, Cody ______2008-09 DeFelice, Tony “A.D.” ___ 1980 Delaney, Mike ________ 2002 DelBene, Dave ______ 1975-78 DelBene, Tony ______ 1965-68 Dellarco, Fred ______ 1976-77 Demechko, Dave ______ 1986 DeMarte, Dom _____ 1963-64 DeMont, Paul ________ 1948 Dennis, Chris ______2002-06 Dennis, Jerry _________ 1988 Dennis, John _______ 1989-90 Dennison, Jim ________ 1987 DePiore, John ______ 1985-88 Derr, Charles _________ 1977 Derthick, Mark _____ 1984-85 Despetorich, George ____ 1977 DeToro, Joe __________ 1999 Deusing ____________ 1949 DeVail, Ken __________ 1968 DeVor, Mike _______ 1968-69 DiCioccio, Jim ________ 1979 Diedrich, Erich _____2004-08 Dill, Brian _________2005-06 DiMuzzio, Rick _______ 2006 DiRienzo, Al _______ 1977-78 DiRienzo, John _______ 1959 Dissinger, Greg _______ 2009 Dixon, Kellen ______2000-01 Dochenck, Mike ______ 1963 Donahue, Bruce _____ 1972-74 Doyle, Eric __________ 2008 Dravecky, Dave _____ 1975-78 Duff, Tom ___________ 1970 Duffett , Cecil _________ 1950 Dunbar, Rick _________ 1998 Dunlap, Ryan ________ 2008 Durkin, Bill __________ 1984 Durkin, Chris ______ 1989-91

E Earley, Alex ________ 2007-08 Easterling, Travis __ 1997-2000 Edmonds, Larry _______ 1979 Elisco, Mark _____ 1976, 1978 Ellcessor, Bob ________ 1985 Ellington, Ray ________ 1991 Elliot, Jack _________ 1963-65 Ellsworth, Jim ________ 1950 Engle, Lucas _______2005-08 Exposite, Gary ________ 1966 Eynon, Tom __________ 1992

F Fabian, Jeff ________ 1977-78 Fabis, Andy __________ 1975 Fabrizzi, Bill _________ 1997 Farcas, Ray ________ 1995-99 Farina, Dan __________ 1993 Fedorchak, Brad _____ 1981-82 Ferrara, Tom _________ 1992 Ferraro, James ______ 1965-68 Ferris, Todd _________ 1993 Folweiler, Wayne ____ 1968-69 Foor, Mike __________ 1988 Ford, Clint ________2000-04 Frank, Don __________ 1985 Franklin, Mark _______ 1984 Freisen, Ed ________ 1970-73 Funge, Brian _______ 1988-91 Furino, Ty _________ 2001-03 Fusco, Jim _________ 1958-61

G Gallagher, Don _____ 1979-82 Games, Gary _________ 1965 Gardner, Bob _______ 1973-75 Gardner, Bob _______ 1980-83 Gattozzi, Lou _______2006-07 Gavula, Mike _________ 1983 Gee, Dave _________ 1973-75 George, Ken _______ 1983-86 Gesacion, Nick _____ 1968-71 Gesacion, Robert __ 1971, 1973 Giancola, Mark _______ 1979 Gibson, Bob _________ 1948 Gilchrist ____________ 1950 Gillet, Craig _________ 2008 Glinatsis, Mike _____ 1974-76 Gnacinski, Matt _____2002-06 Gott hard, Ray ________ 1975 Gozur, Rick __________ 2001 Granitto, John ________ 1950 Grant, Kim __________ 1973 Grazier, Michael ____ 1986-87 Gregory, William ______ 1966 Green, Charles ________ 1959 Griffith, Brett _________ 1997 Grohovsky, Dave ____ 1986-87 Grosso, Clarence ____ 1960-62 Gruber, Jeff ________ 1992-94 Gubanich, Gary _____ 1993-96 Guerrieri, Neil ______ 1972-75 Guesman, Ben ________ 1970 Gulas, Gregory _____ 1973-76 Guliano, Phil _______ 1958-60 Gump, Bryan _______ 1986-87

H Habuda, Brad ______ 1996-98 Hall, Jesse _________ 1991-93 Halls, Mickey ________ 1975 Hamrick, Bryan _______ 2007 Hamrock, Jim ______ 1969-72 Hannan, J.D. __ 2003, 2005-06 Hanuschak, Richard “Chip” 1971-73 Harbold, Tom ______ 1994-97 Hardy, Bill _________ 1977-80 Harrah, Doug ______ 1988-90 Haseley, Bob _______ 1979-82 Hass, Randy _______ 1983-85 Hatchett , Vincent ______ 2000 Haught, Jeff ________ 1996-97 Hawkins, Randy ____ 1979-80 Havlin, Kevin ________ 1993

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I Iacobucci, Joe ______ 1978-80 Iacobucci, Joe ______ 2007-09 Ifft , Dave __________ 1988-91 Istnick, Richard _______ 1967

J Jacobs, Terry _________ 1987 Janeda, Bob ________ 1988-90 Jankovich, Sam _____ 1949-50 Jennings, Gary ________ 1975 Johnson, Joe _______2005-06 Jones, Eric _______ 1997-2000 Jones, John ________ 1998-99 Jones, Mark __________ 1985 Jovanovich, Richard __ 1981-84 Judy, Scott _________ 1993-96 Juliano, Chuck ______ 1990-93

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ALL-TIME ROSTER K Kaiser, Charles _______ 1978 Kalafos, Adam ______ 2007-08 Kalentz, Richard ______ 1963 Kalmbach, Matt _____ 1993-95 Kanaic, Tom _________ 1959 Kanieski, Bill _________ 1974 Karaff a, John _________ 1948 Kavinski, Ray _________ 1964 Keggs, Terry _________ 1967 Kendall, Steve __ 1991, 1993-95 Kennedy, Ryan ______2000-01 Keshock, Charles ______ 1958 Kinnick, Jim__________ 2009 Kirlangitis, K.C. _____ 1996-97 Kish, John ___________ 1986 Kish, Mike __________ 1963 Kitchen, Ron _______ 1990-93 Klein, Phil _________2008-09 Klempay, Ray ________ 1985 Klinger, Mel _________ 1958 Knaus, Ed _________ 1972-75 Kocsis, Joe ___________ 1987 Koehnlein, John _____2006-09 Kohl, Ed __________ 1976-77 Kohl, Ron _______ 1975, 1977 Konik, Dave _____ 1976, 1978 Kook, John ________ 1961-62 Koroczynski, Pete ___ 1970-71 Kortyna, Drew ______ 1988-89 Kosco, Bob __________ 1982 Kowalczik, Frank ______ 1948 Kozak, William _____ 1968-71 Kozarich, Gary _1965, 1968-69 Kozarich, Steve _______ 1961 Krancevich, Dennis __ 1983-85 Kreshock, Robert ____ 1962-64 Kroll, Roy _________ 1972-74 Kromer, Ron _________ 1958 Krych, Avery _______ 1990-91 Kuchmaner, Vic _______ 1987 Kussic, Tom _____ 1960, 1962 Kutchel, Jim _________ 2002 Kyle, Brian ________ 1996-97

L Lane, Roland _________ 1961 Lanzi, Pete __________ 1984 Lasko, Don __________ 1977 Laverty, Brian ________ 1963 Lawhorn, John ________ 1948 Lawson, Brad _______ 1968-71 Laylock, Robert _____ 1966-69 Leal, Adam ________ 1998-99 Leon, David ________2008-09 Leonard, Pete ______ 1958-61 Leshnock, Donald ___ 1966-68 Less, Loren __________ 1958 Lessick, Jim ________ 1975-76 Lewis, Carter _________ 1972 Lewis, Howard _______ 1962 Libeg, Kevin _______2003-06 Lipinski, Jim _______ 2001-04 Lisko, Al __________ 1968-71 Litt ler, Harvey ________ 1963 Litwalk, Paul ___1964, 1966-67 Logan, Brian _________ 1994 Lopuchovsky, George _ 1980-81 Lopuchovsky, Greg _____ 1987 Lordi, Anthony______ 1998-99 Lowman, Jason ____ 1999-2000 Lucas, Jeff rey _________ 1965

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Lucas, George ________ 1950 Lucas, Sean ________2004-08 Luckacs, Regis ________ 1968 Lukes, Craig __________ 1978 Lucki, Matt __________ 2000 Luklan, John _______ 1978-81 Luklan, Rob ________ 1983-86

M Machaskee, George __ 1964-67 Magula, Mike ______ 1949-50 Magulik, John ______ 1975-76 Malacky, Mark ________ 1986 Maley, Jeff _________ 1974-77 Maley, Tom __________ 1970 Malley, Michael _____ 1968-70 Malley, Ronald _______ 1967 Mancini, Dave ______ 1975-76 Marasti, Joe ________ 1986-87 Marian, Ronald _____ 1961-62 Mariani, Andy ________ 1970 Marinelli, Nick _______ 1973 Marino, Joe __________ 1972 Markowicz, Jeff _______ 1992 Marks, Steve _________ 1970 Marsick, Jack _________ 1963 Martin, Dean _________ 1988 Marzano, Joe _______2000-01 Marzec, Eric _______ 2007-09 Matosky, John ________ 1949 Matyas, James ________ 1969 Matzye, Larry ________ 1986 McAbier, John ______ 1979-82 McAllister, Dan _______ 1964 McCabe, Randy _______ 1965 McCart, Shawn _____ 1986-88 McCleskey, Tim ___ 1998-2000 McClure, Mark _______ 1977 McDew, Jerome _______ 1979 McFarland, Brian __ 1999-2000 McGaha, Willie _______ 1966 McGann, Thomas ______ 1963 McGinnis, Donald _____ 1963 McGraw, Mike ________ 1978 McGraw, Josh ______ 1996-97 McHenry, Joe ____ 1976, 1978 McIntyre, John _______ 1983 McKinney, Jerry ______ 1959 McNally, Michael ______ 1961 McNeely, Jeff _______ 1983-85 McRuvie, James _______ 1993 Mead, Shane _______ 1995-98 Medallis, Mark _______ 1976 Medwick, Steve _______ 1967 Meek, William ________ 1962 Meenachan, Brian ___ 1977-79 Mefferd, Steve ____ 1998-2001 Meiring, Nick ______ 1993-95 Melek, Steve _______ 1977-79 Melnick, John ______ 1987-88 Mercer, Gary _________ 1972 Merrill, Gregg ______ 1971-73 Meuhlbauer, Lou ______ 1948 Micco, Willie _______ 1983-84 Mikulan, Paul ________ 1971 Miller, Ben __________ 2007 Miller, Chester _______ 1958 Miller, Dennis ________ 1992 Milliken, Jack ______ 1961-62 Mims, Jim _________ 1993-94 Mincher, Brian ______ 1984-87 Misko, Jeff _________ 1982-85

Mitcheltree, Robert __ 1967-68 Mochanack, Ed _______ 1962 Moliterno, Bob _____ 1978-80 Monoco, Dom ________ 1969 Montgomery, Randy ____ 1974 Moore, David ______ 1982-85 Moore, Darrin ________ 1993 Moore, Ed ___________ 1961 Moore, Terry _________ 1974 Moorehead, Mike ____ 1980-81 Morella, Chris ________ 1981 Morgan, Marc ______ 1993-95 Morris, C.J. ________ 2007-09 Morris, Monte ______ 1994-96 Morris, Roger ________ 1976 Motter, John _________ 1965 Mozinski, Mike _______ 1980 Mulinix, Rick ________ 1998 Munoz, Anthony ____ 2007-09 Muntean, Rick ________ 1975 Murberger, Mike ______ 1987 Murphy, John ______ 1995-98 Murphy, Matt ______ 1996-98 Myers, Brian _______ 1990-93 Myers, Harry _________ 1949 Myers, Roy ________ 1964-67

N Naples, Roger ________ 1959 Nelson, Derek ______ 1998-99 Newman, J.J. _______2003-04 Niemi, Paul __________ 1969 Nightingale, Mark ___2002-03 Nittoli, Mike _______ 1979-82 Nicolas, Todd ______ 1982-85 Nogay, Don ________ 1961-64 Nott man, Russell ______ 1948 Nurczyk, Matt ________ 1961 Nurczyk, John ______ 1990-92 Nurczyk, Matt ________ 1993 Nutt , Tommy _________ 2005

O O’Brien, Tom ________ 1993 Ohalek, Corey ____ 1999-2003 Ohalek, Derek ________ 1985 Olenych, Chuck _____ 1972-75 Opsitnik, Denny ______ 1993 Orenic, Michael _______ 1961

P Page, Josh _________2004-08 Pallante, Jim _______ 1980-81 Palumbo, Jamie _____ 1993-96 Pannell, Tom _______ 1972-73 Panno, Phil ______ 1979, 1983 Parks, Brent ________2004-07 Parlontieri, Kris _______ 1981 Parm, Donald ______ 1958-60 Pateas, George ________ 1978 Patellis, Pete _________ 1988 Patulea, Gregory ______ 1962 Peduzzi, David ________ 1992 Penrod, Kyle _______2002-04 Perler, Julian _______2004-05 Perry, Frank _________ 1999 Petkovich, Joel ______ 1971-72 Philibin, Rick ______ 1975-78 Phillips, Jim ________2002-05 Pierog, John _______ 1962-65 Pishko, Robert ________ 1963 Plizga, Jim ___________ 1966

Poholsky, Robert ______ 1969 Pontius, Zack _________ 1996 Popio, Mike ________ 1979-81 Popovec, Mickey ______ 1973 Porter, Anthony _____2008-09 Price, Sean ________ 1989-90 Prox, David __________ 1962 Puskar, Tom _________ 2002

Q Querra, Fabian ______ 1963-64

R Raffle, Robert ______ 1962-63 Ramon, Joe __________ 1961 Ranells, Rich _________ 2003 Raphtis, Tom _______ 1958-59 Rechedy, Cy _______ 1949-50 Rector, Steve _______ 1969-72 Reesh, James _________ 1967 Rein, Paul _________ 1963-64 Reitenbach, Jason ____2008-09 Rembold, Donald ____ 1965-67 Remias, Ron _________ 1988 Repasky, Michael ____ 1961-62 Richards, Mark _____ 1993-95 Rickert, Dave _________ 1970 Rickett s, Art _________ 1963 Robinson, Rayce ____2005-07 Robinson, Shaun ____ 1997-98 Roch, Tom ________ 1974-75 Rohan, George ______ 1973-75 Rohan, Ray ________ 1964-66 Romeo, Mark _______ 1982-83 Romeo, Tony _______ 1982-85 Root, Kevin __________ 1998 Roscoe, Joe ________ 1991-92 Ross, Donald _______ 1965-68 Rovnak, Mark ______ 1978-79 Rozzo, John ________ 1961-62 Rudibaugh, Lee _____ 1977-80 Rushen, Paul _______ 1986-87 Ryan, Randy _________ 1988 Rzasa, Frank _________ 1950

S Sabatino, Ronald ______ 1965 Salo, Arne ___________ 1971 Salomone, Dan _____ 1995-98 Salomone, Mark _____ 1993-94 Salreno, Lou _________ 1948 Salta, John ___________ 1968 Sanden, Jason ________ 2001 Santa, Jeff _________ 1994-95 Santangelo, Vince ___ 1982-85 Santor, Mike _______ 1958-59 Santore, Frank ______2000-04 Santore, Todd ____ 1998-2001 Santore, Tom _______ 1961-65 Satt ler, Bill ________ 1976-79 Savage, Brett _________ 2005 Savich, Gary _______ 1969-70 Saxon, Andy _______ 1976-79 Scanlon, Tim _______ 1966-67 Scavelli, Joe __________ 1980 Schabb, Todd _______ 1998-99 Schiffh auer, Chuck ___2005-08 Schlabach, Kendall ___ 2001-04 Schlarb, Mark ______ 1979-82 Schultz, Charles _____2003-06 Scott , Thomas ________ 1958 Scudder, John ______ 1997-98

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T Tabachino, Tony ______ 1949 Talachini, Carl ______ 1961-62 Tate, Richard _________ 1964 Terry, Paul _________ 1985-86 Tesyk, John “Tex” ______ 1983 Thomas, Dustin _____2005-06 Thomas, Justin ______ 2003-05 Thomas, Mark ______ 1997-99 Thompson, “Zeke” _____ 1976 Timko, Bruce _________ 1986 Timko, Jim ________ 1987-90 Tinkey, Donald “Jim” ___ 1983 Tkac, Gary___________ 1981 Todor, Andy __________ 2007 Totani, Paul ________ 1989-92 Triveri, Jason _______ 1994-97 Tscherne, Todd _______ 2002 Tucker, Matt________2008-09 Tumbri, John _________ 1948 Turjanica, Mike _____2004-08 Tyndall, Jim ________ 1963-64 Tyndall, Robert _____ 1961-62

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Ujvari, Nate ________ 1993-95

V Valentine, Dan ______ 1977-78 Vassalott i, Lou ______ 1991-94 Vaughn, Ryan _________ 2003 Vinopal, Chuck _____ 1974-75 Virag, Darin __________ 1990 Vivolo, Charles ______ 1963-64 Vosovic, Nick _______ 1964-66 Vukovic, Corey______ 2007-09 Vukovich, George ________‘80

Dom Rosselli 1948-85

Greg Gulas 1986-87

Dan Kubacki 1992-98

Mike Florak 1999-2007

Scott Knox/John Zizzo 1988-89

John Zizzo 1990-91

W Wachter, Dustin _____2006-08 Wacker, Carl _________ 1964 Wackerman, Ryan ____2006-08 Warden, Cecil “Cy” _____ 1950 Wardle, Sean _______ 1997-98 Weaver, Rick _______ 1963-64 Webber, Alan _________ 1950 Weiland, Jeff “Grundy” __ 1980-81, 1983 Wells, Josh _________2003-06 Whitacre, Bill _________ 1991 Williams, Dick ________ 1950 Williams, Jerry ______ 1980-83 Williams, John ______ 1973-76 Williams, Ryan ________ 1991 Williamson, Thomas ____ 1958 Wills, Jon ____________ 1999 Wisnewski, Brian ____ 1991-94 Wolf, Chad___________ 2000 Wollitz, Charles _______ 1958 Wood, Jim _________ 1948-49 Wood, Trent__________ 2009

Woytek, Mike_______ 1978-79 Wratcher, Rob ________ 2009

Y Yanero, Chris _______ 1991-94 Yaniglos, Marty _______ 1968 Yardas, Douglas _______ 1958 Yates, Paul _________ 2001-04 Yazbek, Dominic ______ 1997 Young, Mike _________ 1979 Yovich, George ________ 1965

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Z Zaluski, Mike _______ 1974-77 Zang, Joe ____________ 1989 Zeigler, Brad _______ 1994-95 Zeigler, Dave _______ 1979-80 Zelasco, Dave ______ 1985-87 Zellers, Robert ______ 1962-63 Zerilla, Torry _______ 1990-92 Zett s, Tom ___________ 2003 Zett s, Wayne _______ 1977-78

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OFFICIAL TEAM HEADWEAR

AUTHENTICS

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• ACADEMIC SERVICES • ATHLETIC WELLNESS • FACILITIES • ATHLETIC SUCCESS STORIES • ATTRACTIVE CAMPUS • STUDENT LIFE • UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION • ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION • PENGUIN NICKNAME TRADITION • CITY OF YOUNGSTOWN • MEDIA COVERAGE


The recent academic success of YSU’s student-athletes is unprecedented. During the 200809 academic year, 88 studentathletes earned a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. More than fifty percent of YSU’s studentathletes achieved at least a 3.0 GPA. Eleven of the 16 sponsored teams achieved a GPA of 3.0 or higher in either the spring or fall semesters. Most notably, 424 student-athletes have earned their degree since the Athletic Academic Advising Spring 2001 semester. Coordinator Marilyn O’Bruba Eleven YSU Student-Athletes oversees a talented and dedicated have earned Academic All-America five-person staff. accolades, including seven since 2001. A Penguin has been named Academic All-District 46 times, and there have been 252 academic all-league honorees. Jermaine Hopkins Academics Center The Jermaine Hopkins Academics Center is a state-of-the-art learning area located in Stambaugh Stadium in Room 1099 on the first floor. The Academics Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday though Friday. The Center has been completely refurbished and is one of the best learning facilities in the Horizon League and Missouri Valley Football Conference. The center features 19 private study cubicles, four study tables and 20 computer terminals. Student-athletes have access to the Internet as well as several other resources and multiple software packages on all systems within the lab. Youngstown State University is a teaching-centered university where the focus is on students and their professional development. Specializing in undergraduate education, there are more than 100 undergraduate majors, 35 master’s programs and doctoral programs in educational leadership and physical therapy. YSU is also a member of the Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM), which offers an accelerated six-year B.S./M.D. The university was recently re-accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, and individual programs are accredited by national and international accrediting bodies, including AACSB (business); ABET (engineering); and NCATE (education). With accessible faculty members, 83 percent of whom hold the highest degree attainable in their field, YSU offers a small-university feel to go along with opportunities typically available only at larger institutions. The average class size is 22 in lecture classes and 10 in labs. The student to faculty ratio is 19:1. Seven Academic Colleges School of Graduate Studies & Research Beeghly College of Education Williamson College of Business Administration College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Bitonte College of Health & Human Services College of Fine & Performing Arts College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics For a complete list of majors, visit www.ysu.edu/majors University Support Areas • The Center for Student Progress features special mentoring

„ Former Penguin diver and Female Athlete of the Year Kalyn Leveto accepting her degree at graduation.

and support for first-year students, multicultural students and students with disabilities. • The Reading and Study Skills Center provides help in reading, studying, test-taking and time management. • The Writing Center and Mathematics Center offers tutorial assistance. • The Language Learning and Resource Center supports foreign-language learning. • Career and Counseling Services assists students and alumni in exploring career and future employment possibilities and developing plans to achieve academic and career goals.

With the help of the Jermaine Hopkins Academics Center, 90 percent or more of YSU’s student-athletes who exhausted their eligibility have graduated with a four-year degree every year since 2002.


Sports Medicine YSU student-athletes have two recently upgraded sports medicine centers at their disposal to treat and prevent injuries. The Willard Webster Sports Medicine Center inside of Stambaugh Stadium is the main hub and serves the majority of YSU’s athletic teams. There is also a training and rehabilitation room in Beeghly Center that caters to the needs of the volleyball, swimming and diving and men’s and women’s basketball squads. The centers is well equipped to handle any needs with the Veteran John Doneyko has latest available and innovative equipment worked with student-athletes for more than 20 years. for the care and prevention of injuries. John Doneyko was promoted to Head Athletic Trainer in 2008 after serving in the department for 22 years. A licensed athletic trainer in Ohio and a nationally-certified Athletic Trainer, Doneyko is assisted by Erica Chung, Jenna Lesko, Jeff Wills, Todd Burkey and Kenny Layman. Also, numerous student assistants are on hand throughout the year and work closely with all teams attending games (home and away) and practices. The Penguins staff is assisted by a host of health care professionals in the Youngstown area, providing state-of-the-art care in prevention and treatment of athletic injuries. Dr. Ray Duffett, Dr. James Shina and Dr. Mike Miladore are on hand for all home football and basketball contests and work with all sports throughout the year.

„ YSU has strength and conditioning as well as Athletic Training facilities in both Stambaugh Stadium and the Beeghly Center.

Strength and Conditioning The Penguin Advantage Program is designed to promote student-athlete development in physical fitness and athletic ability. This comprehensive program incorporates some of the latest and basic methods to train the university’s full complement of athletic teams. The emphasis of the Advantage Program is on total physical development to improve performance and reduce the likelihood of injury. A variety of weight-training styles consistently challenges athletes to perform John Patrick returned to YSU in better as well as understand how the Spring 2008 to run the strength program. body adapts to training. Combined with nutritional education and consultation, the Advantage Program strives to prepare YSU athletes for success in and out of the sports arena. The Stambaugh Stadium Weight Room, which continues to be one of the best facilities in the FCS and Horizon League, features 28,000 pounds of free weights, 8,000 pounds of dumbbells, 14,000 pounds of machine weights and a number of cardiovascular machines. Strength and conditioning coach John Patrick is entering his second year overseeing the program. A Youngstown native, he is a member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association and is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the International Sports Science Association and the United States Weightlifting Association. He is assisted by Liz Vlad along with undergraduate and graduate assistants. In addition, Dr. Mohammed Shayesteh, a licensed sports nutritionist, provides advice and counseling to athletes in conjunction with their training programs.

Few areas play a role as essential to the continued success of Youngstown State athletics as the athletic training staff.

The Beeghly Center weight room opened in 2008.


Stambaugh Stadium Is the home venue for Youngstown State’s soccer program and fourtime NCAA Football Championship Subdivision football team, is one of the top facilities in the entire Northeast. Nicknamed the “Ice Castle,” the stadium celebrated its 25th anniversary during the 2007 season. The tallest building in the city, Stambaugh Stadium has been defended well by the Penguins. The football team has won nearly 75 percent of its games at Stambaugh, including 14 straight playoff contests. The stadium seats 20,630 Penguins fans, and nine of the 10 all-time largest Missouri Valley Football Conference crowds have been at Stambaugh. Renovations since in recent years include a new concourse-level elevator, a new scoreboard and Mitsubishi DiamondVision videoboard and a state-of-the-art SprinTurf playing surface. Improvements have also been made to the football and administrative offices, locker rooms, athletic training room, weight room and seating areas.

„ Vytas Sulskis and the Penguins’ faithful celebrate a 64-60 win over Cleveland State in front of a nationally-televised crowd on ESPNU.

Beeghly Center Serves as the home for the Youngstown State University men's and women's basketball, volleyball and swimming and diving teams. Opened in the 1972-73 school year, the arena has seen a major facelift totaling more than $4 million this decade. The last two years have been especially busy as new basketball hoops were acquired, locker rooms were refurbished, a new basketball floor and weight room were installed. Since 2000, significant improvements have been made to lobbies, hallways, locker rooms, the sound system, scoreboards and press row seating. The Beeghly Natatorium, which is in the north end of the building, has received $300,000 in improvements since 2005. Beeghly Center has also served as a venue for presidential campaign rallies, World Wide Wrestling (WWE) events, the Harlem Globetrotters and concerts.

Watson and Tressel Training Site (WATTS) Is set to break ground within the coming year, will provide a competitive advantage to YSU’s student-athletes, particularly those participating in baseball, football, soccer, softball and track programs. The indoor facility will also serve as a university and community resource, providing a large, climate–protected venue for events and a training facility for local youth organizations and high schools.


2008-09 Athletic Highlights • The women’s outdoor track and field team and the women’s golf team each won the 2009 Horizon League Championship. • Football player Brad Samsa was named AFCA All-American. • Women’s golfer Samantha Formeck won both the Newcomer- and Player-of-the-Year Awards after earning medalist honors at the 2009 Horizon League Women’s Golf Championship. • Five student-athletes were CoSIDA Academic All-District selections. • Eighteen student-athletes were named academic all-league during the fall and winter seasons. • Quarterback Brandon Summers was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Newcomer of the Year. • YSU coaches were recognized as Coach of the Year twice. • Kiplangat Tisia finished the season as the top-ranked freshman in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2009 NCAA Mideast Regional.

„ Samantha Formeck led the Youngstown State women’s golf team to the 2009 Horizon League Championship and was named the Golfer and Newcomer of the Year.

Competing Against the Nation’s Elite • The Youngstown State football team played at Ohio State in 2008 and 2007. It opens the 2009 season at Pittsburgh, playing the Panthers at Heinz Field for the second time in five years. YSU has also played at Penn State (2006) and returns to Beaver Stadium in 2010. • In the last three years the men’s basketball team has played at Maryland, Charlotte, UCLA, Notre Dame, Michigan State, Michigan and Ohio State while the women’s squad has played at Cincinnati, Ohio State and Pittsburgh. • Since 2005, the baseball team has scheduled games at Georgia, Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Georgia Tech, Alabama, Cincinnati, Penn State and West Virginia. • The softball team has played against Michigan State, Penn State, George Mason, Purdue, Michigan and Kentucky since 2006. • The track and field teams have routinely competed at the Penn Relays and Sea Ray Relays, and in 2008-09 they traveled to New York City, Virginia Tech, Florida, Louisville and Arkansas.

Playing and Working Professionally • A large number of Penguins have gone on to play professionally in the United States or overseas in recent years. • Notable past YSU student-athletes who have played professionally are Ron Jaworski (current ESPN Analyst), Jeff Wilkins (NFL Pro Bowl kicker), Paul McFadden (NFL Rookie of the Year), Dave Dravecky (MLB all-star and World Series participant) and Brad Hennessey (current San Francisco Giants pitcher) • Football players are frequently invited to tryouts for NFL teams. Running back Marcus Mason made the Washington Redskins’ roster in 2006, and wide receiver Kyle Smith was in camp with the Minnesota Vikings in 2005. Other recent football players have played overseas or gone on to play in the Arena Football League. • Quin Humphrey played professional basketball in Europe and the NBDL after a successful playing career that ended in 2006. • YSU student-athletes have also gone on to work in athletic administration and in the front office of professional sports teams. • Outside of athletics, YSU student-athletes have been admitted to top-level medical and graduate schools, become police officers, engineers, teachers, coaches, financial planners, broadcasters, university developers, hotel executives and much more.

In 2009, the Youngstown State women’s outdoor track and field team won its fifth Horizon League title in the last six seasons.

The experience at Youngstown State was great for me. I would recommend Youngstown State to any player with pro aspirations, but more importantly, to get your education.

Ron Jaworski - ESPN Analyst Former YSU Student-Athlete


Your Success is Our Story You have a story. Everyone does. It’s about where you come from, what you think about, what you value. It’s about your friends, your family, your language, your music, your school. It’s about your particular skills and interests, what you’ve learned so far in life, how you relate to the world and other people. Right now, you’re about to start a whole new chapter in your story. In the book called My Life—by you, of course—the theme of this chapter is “Where do I want to go, and who do I want to become?” You have options you want to explore, places you want to see, things you want to do, ideas you want to propose, a career you want to pursue. That’s one reason you’re planning to go to college—to get going on that next chapter of your life, to become who you want to be. Colleges and universities have stories, too. How they started, what traditions they maintain, the way they look, the students they serve, the things they offer academically and socially, the role they play in their communities, and the role they play in the generation of new knowledge. Youngstown State University’s story is all those things. YSU is about outstanding academic quality, diversity of people and programs, and broad access to opportunity. But it is, overall, a culmination of the stories of all the students who in the past 100 years graduated and went on to make a difference. Our students - while they are here and after they graduate - are what YSU is all about.

Campus Overview • Opened in 1908, YSU celebrated its centennial during the 200708 academic year. As part of the celebration, the university launched a $44 million campaign for campus improvements. In addition to endowments for students and colleges, the centennial plan calls for a new $34.3 million business building, improved engineering and science labs and an indoor athletics practice facility. • With enrollment at its highest in the last 13 years, the student population is 13,497, more than 12,000 of which are undergraduate students. Based on demographics, 44 percent are male, 56 percent are female; 17 percent are minority students and 1 percent are international students. 218 current YSU students were high school valedictorians, and there are more than 85,000 alumni. • YSU’s 145-acre urban campus is one of the nation’s most attractive and among Ohio’s safest. • The new $30-million Williamson College of Business Administration building broke ground in the spring of 2009.

Campus Housing • Four university residence halls house 1,000 students in comfortable, spacious rooms. • The $22 million University Courtyard Apartments, operated by the Ambling Corporation exclusively for YSU students, is one of the finest facilities of its kind in Ohio. Opened in 2003, Courtyard Apartments offer singles, doubles, and quads for 408 students. • Buechner Hall, a privately-run residence, accommodates 72 women on campus and includes a meal plan, weekly room-cleaning services and a stately European ambience. • All university-operated residence halls, as well as University Courtyard Apartments, have in-room high-speed Internet connections, cable and telephone terminals.

Library Resources • Six-story Maag Library on campus features 700,000 bound volumes, 300,000 government documents and 800,000 microforms. • A member of OhioLink research consortium, which provides access to over 39 million items. • The Youngstown Public Library is located across the street from the South end of campus.

The University Courtyard Apartments on the West end of campus houses many student-athletes.


Campus Recreation and Student Programming is the central hub for student life on campus. There are more than 40 intramural sports programs, fitness classes and workshops that are taught by certified student staff. The department organizes the Penguin Pre-Party every other Thursday, which features live entertainment on campus. The department also oversees Greek life and more than 120 student organizations ranging from the American Marketing Association to Fellowship of Christian Athletes to the Ski and Snowboarding Club. The 70,000 square foot Andrews Recreation and Wellness Center opened in 2005 and features the latest in recreation, fitness and wellness space. In the “rec” are more than 70 pieces of cardio equipment, 24 weight-training pieces and a combination of 40 plate-loaded and freeweight stations. There are four multi-purpose courts to play basketball, volleyball, badminton and many other activities; an aerobics studio; a meditation center and a five-story climbing wall. There is also a wellness resource center that offers comprehensive programming in areas of fitness, nutrition, mental and spiritual health and personal safety. Penguin Productions, a group of motivated students and advisers from campus, has helped bring popular musical artists such as Ludacris, Korn, Sugarland, Puddle of Mudd and Saliva to the area. The Kilcawley Student Center features amenities for student entertainment and academic wellness. The KC Food Court, Arby’s, candy counter, Peaberry’s Cafe and lounge areas are ideal places to mingle with friends. Kilcawley also has full copy and graphic centers, wireless hotspots, computer labs and ample meeting space. The YSU Bookstore and Andrews Recreation and Wellness Center are connected. The College of Fine & Performing Arts Series features talented YSU students in events ranging from art shows to plays to dance ensembles. The Dana School of Music is nationally renowned, and its students are showcased in weekly concerts at the Butler Institute of American Art and major performances both on and just off campus. The YSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2005.

Off-campus venues within walking distance also provide students with a wide variety of entertainment choices. The DeYor Performing Arts Center houses the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and popular performances such as Beauty and the Beast, Rent and High School Musical. Jerry Seinfeld and other comedians have performed at Stambaugh Auditorium. The Covelli Centre has been the venue for events ranging from boxing to 3 Doors Down and Carrie Underwood concerts to Disney on Ice to USHL hockey and arena football.

The Youngstown State student section at Stambaugh Stadium is a popular spot during Penguins’ football games. The Andrews Recreation and Wellness Center is a popular spot for students.


When

David C. Sweet became Youngstown State University’s sixth president in July 2000, he mapped out a course that included three priorities: enrollment, partnerships, and diversity. Now in his tenth year, the University has made great strides in all three areas. Enrollment has jumped more than 16 percent since fall 2000 and is now at its highest level in 14 years. Over the last nine years, the number of minority students has increased more than 60 percent. And the University has initiated partnerships with the city of Youngstown, the Youngstown city school district, business, government, and non-profit organizations throughout the region. The University has also expanded academic programs at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels, including a new doctor of physical therapy degree. YSU reorganized its academic structure to better address the growing importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the state and national levels. As a result, two new colleges were created: the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. In partnership with the Youngstown city schools, the University opened Youngstown Early College, a high school on the YSU campus aimed at helping city school students earn college credit and a high school degree at the same time. YSU has worked in collaboration with the city of Youngstown to complete a nationally-recognized urban development plan, Youngstown 2010, in conjunction with the Centennial Campus Master Plan. In addition, the University has been a leader in the development of Wick Neighbors, a non-profit community organization that is spearheading a major redevelopment project on the 70 acres of land that comprises the Smoky Hollow neighborhood. Since 2000, the University has opened the $22 million University Courtyard Apartments and the $12.1 million Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center. The campus has recently completed the YSU Centennial Capital Campaign that has raised more than $50 million, exceeding the original goal by 14 percent. It is the largest fund-raising effort in YSU’s history. A centerpiece of the campaign is the construction of the new $34.3 million building for the Williamson College of Business Administration, which is now underway. In partnership with federal, state and local agencies, major improvements have been made to corridors leading to the campus. Prior to coming to YSU, Dr. Sweet was dean and professor of the Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State from 1978 to 2000. His leadership resulted in national recognition for the college’s graduate studies and its city’s management/urban policy program. Prior to joining Cleveland State, Dr. Sweet held a number of state cabinet posts, including the director of the State Department of Development. He also served as commissioner of the Ohio Public Utilities Commission and head of the state’s first energy agency. Prior to state service, he was director of regional economic research at the Battelle Institute in Columbus.

He previously served as the chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Institute, a Washington, D.C. policy research institute, president of the American Economic Development Council; and has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. Dr. Sweet holds a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, an M.A.from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and a B.A. from the University of Rochester. He and his wife, Pat, live in Liberty, Ohio, and have two daughters, two sons and seven grandchildren. After a decade of success and service, Dr. Sweet will retire from the presidency on June 30, 2010, and the Board of Trustees is undertaking a search for his replacement.

YOUNGSTOWN STATE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Millicent S. Counts

Larry D. DeJane

Dr. Sudershan Garg

Dr. John R. Jakubek

Harry Meshel

John L. Pogue

Scott R. Schulick

Carol S. Weimer

Daniel J. DeMaiolo Student Trustee

Lyndsie Hall Student Trustee


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xecutive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Ron Strollo, a former Penguin student-athlete, has worked diligently to ensure that today’s student-athletes have the support system in place to succeed not only at Youngstown State, but also in their future. Now in his ninth year as Athletics Director and 14th as a member of the department, his vision for successful broad-based programs and providing student-athletes tools to succeed on and off the playing fields is coming to fruition. Strollo has concentrated his priorities on facility improvements; full compliance of NCAA regulations; fiscal management and budgetary maintenance; streamlining department organization; increasing visibility and fundraising efforts of the Penguin Club; and enhancing the overall experience and competitiveness of studentathletes and programs. Outside of YSU, Strollo is also very involved on the regional and national level serving on several prominent committees. He is in his first of four years on the NCAA Division I Football Championship Selection Committee; is on the NCAA Division I Football Issues Committee; serves as the Central Region Chair of the NCAA Regional Advisory Committee; is on the Executive Committee of the FCS Athletic Directors Association; and serves as the Chair of the Horizon League Executive Committee. During his tenure, Strollo has placed a priority on the construction and enhancements of athletic venues. Currently, he is leading the final phases of a capital campaign to construct the Watson and Tressel Training Site, a $10 million indoor athletic practice facility which will include an indoor track and football practice field. The Beeghly Center has undergone more than $4 million in renovations. In the past year, Youngstown State acquired the 2009 Men’s Final Four basketball hoops, new strobe lighting was installed and the volleyball and men’s basketball locker rooms were refurbished. Last year, a new Dom Rosselli Court was installed and a weight room was built for the men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball and swimming and diving programs. Within the past two years in Stambaugh Stadium, office space in the athletic marketing and ticket offices and football suite received an enhancement, the weight room and athletic training offices were renovated, and upgrades were made to the baseball, soccer and softball locker rooms. Other recent upgrades include new chair-back seating (2009), a new southstadium scoreboard (2009), a concourse-level elevator (2005), a scoreboard and a Mitsubishi DiamondVision videoboard (2004) and a state-of-the-art SprinTurf playing surface (2002). He has also secured agreements for Eastwood Field, the home of the Cleveland Indians’ Class-A affiliate, and Cene Park to be the baseball team’s home fields and McCune Park to serve as the softball team’s home venue. Thanks to the benevolence of the Andrews Trust and the priority Strollo places on academics, the academic counseling center underwent a significant renovation and expansion and continues to receive technology upgrades. In the past eight years, the department, which has been recognized as a national leader for its graduation rates, has had many successes on and off the playing field. Under his leadership, Youngstown State earned full NCAA certification in 2007. This review of governance and commitment to rules, academic integrity, and equity and student-athlete well-being showed YSU athletics

operates in substantial conformity with the operating principles adopted by the NCAA Division I membership. More than half of the current 300-plus student-athletes have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher while nine teams have an overall GPA of at least 3.0. YSU’s Academic Progress Rate is well above the national average for public institutions, and its 93 percent graduation rate is at an all-time high. Eleven student-athletes have captured Academic All-America accolades while a total of 46 have been named to Academic All-District teams. YSU has won 13 Horizon League titles, and it won back-to-back Gateway Football Conference (now the Missouri Valley Football Conference) championships in 2005 and 2006. Most recently, YSU added the 2009 Horizon League Women’s Outdoor Track and Field and Women’s Golf Championships to its trophy cases. In Strollo’s role as the Executive Director of the Penguin Club, the organization has increased athletic endowed scholarship contributions annually. Annual events keep improving every year, and the growth of the Football Alumni Club has had a positive impact on the department. Strollo returned to his alma mater in 1996 as athletic business manager. In March 2000, he was named the school’s Associate Executive Director of Athletics. In his short time in that capacity, he helped spearhead the transition into the Horizon League. He has strong ties to the local community and to the athletic department. He grew up in nearby Austintown and attended Fitch High School. He played football for YSU from 1988 through 1991 for Coach Jim Tressel and was named captain of the first Division I-AA National Championship team in 1991. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Youngstown State in June, 1993. Ron and his wife, Nicole, reside in Austintown with their two children, Ryan and Rachel. Nicole is a former YSU student-athlete who competed in track and cross country from 1989 through 1993.

Emily Haynam Assistant A.D.

Elaine Jacobs Associate A.D./SWA

Rick Love Associate A.D.

Tom Morella Assistant A.D.

Robb Schmidt Assistant A.D.

Dr. Chet Cooper NCAA Faculty Rep.


Penguin Nickname Legend Prior to 1933, Youngstown College had been referred to as "Y" College, YoCo, Wye Collegians and many times, simply the "Locals." There are two accounts of how the Penguin nickname came to be, and interestingly enough they come from the same evening on Jan. 30, 1933. But throughout the season prior to that contest, many of the members of the 1932-33 varsity men’s basketball team and their friends on campus spent idle moments in the cafeteria discussing suitable new names for our school sports combines, basketball, and fencing that year. The names considered covered every conceivable spectrum of animals, birds, and things associated with the steel city, but none seemed to fit. There was always someone who pointed out an inadequacy of some sort. The first account states that on a cold, freezing night at a men’s basketball game at West Liberty State Teachers College, in West Liberty, W. Va., a spectator watching the members of the team stomp on the floor and swing their arms made them look like Penguins and without a nickname, the fans took a liking to the word. The second account comes from the trip to West Liberty in which the road that evening had been hit by a snowfall between one and two feet deep. The passengers in two of the cars found it necessary on several occasions to get out and help push their vehicles out of snow drifts or road area YSU Alma Mater All hail to thee O Youngstown, with snow ruts, difficult to drive through. During the trip, Bennett Kunicki recalls, the Our Alma Mater fair; discussion of a nickname for the school was the In sunlight and starshine hot topic of conversation. In Kunicki’s car, the We see thee in all thy glory. name Penguins came up and was well received by The Red and White, thy glorious colors, everyone in the car. Upon arrival at the West Liberty Ever we praise and hold them gym, the name was mentioned to the members of High to the breeze as the symbol of our Most loyal allegiance. the team, who thought it was perfect. By the end of that school year, the nickname was This anthem, O Youngstown, unanimously accepted by the student body without Our pledge of trust shall be the necessity of a formal polling vote. Plans were That thy sons and daughters then made to introduce the new name during the Shall keep faith with thee forever 1933-34 basketball season. The nickname Penguins was formally introduced YSU’s Fight Song to the school in the "Jambar" (Vol. IV, No. 3) at the The Red and White are waving beginning of the 1933-34 basketball season. Page Over the field three of that issue was set up to cover YSU’s first game Our teams are fighting to introduce the members of that season’s team and With a spirit that will not yield to give the schedule for the season. The date of the Rah-Rah-Rah "Jambar" issue was Dec. 15, 1933. Within the next five Hail to thee O’Youngstown or six weeks, Penguins became our newly accepted We’ll fight for you nickname both in the Jambar and on the sports Once again the Penguins Will win for YSU pages of the then two local newspapers. The name was introduced after the first game with Slippery Rock in the Dec. 15, 1933 issue of the "Jambar". The Youngstown Telegram first used the nickname in a headline on Dec. 29, 1933 while The Vindicator first acknowledged the nickname in its Jan. 27, 1934 edition.


The City of Youngstown was incorporated in 1867 and named for John Young, who purchased approximately 15,000 acres (the entire township) for slightly more than $16,000 in 1797 from the United States Government. With its setting in the Mahoning Valley along the Mahoning River, Youngstown quickly grew to become a thriving city in the 1920s as part of the industrial belt that stretched from Massachusetts to the Mississippi River. The iron and steel industry created a strong blue-collar work ethic in the city and surrounding areas that is still very evident, even decades after the closing of the mills. At its peak, Youngstown was the third-largest steel producing city in the country. Today, with a new citywide revitalization plan coordinated between the city, Youngstown State University and nearly 200 volunteers, neighborhood organizations and businesses, a new vision for Youngstown Quick Facts exists. The award-winning plan, Population: 83,906 Youngstown 2010, calls for a more Area: 34.2 square miles diverse and vibrant economy Metropolitan: 586,939 founded on the current strengths with the city and region, such as YSU, the health care sector and Attractions • More than 50 area golf courses the arts community. Wick Neighbors, Inc., was • The 2,537 acre Mill Creek Park situated created from a broad-based within miles of downtown group of leaders from YSU and • Two large malls and shopping districts religious and cultural institutions within 20 minutes of campus along Wick Avenue, which borders • USHL hockey and arena football campus to the East. Its mission is franchises downtown and a nearby minor to redevelop the historically rich league baseball team Smoky Hollow neighborhood just • Several museums and auditoriums off campus and promote a place for creative living and working in Within 100 Miles the city. • The bright lights of both Pittsburgh and Youngstown is very well-known Cleveland for its dedication to the arts. • Lake Erie The Butler Institute of American • 24 state parks and three national parks Art, located within the confines • Pro Football Hall of Fame of campus, is one of the most • Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame and Museum unique and respected museums • Numerous professional sports franchises in the nation. There are also two auditoriums in the city, several museums and the Covelli Centre, a modern arena opened in 2005. Youngstown is also a hotbed for football. In addition to YSU’s four national championships in the 1990s, many coaches have ties to the city. Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel is formerly the head coach at YSU, and current college head coaches Bo Pelini (Nebraska), Bob Stoops (Oklahoma), Mike Stoops (Arizona) and Mark Mangino (Kansas) are all from the Valley.

The view of Lake Glacier from Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek Park is one of the most scenic areas in the Mahoning Valley.

Five boxing champions have their roots in Youngstown. The most recent champion, middleweight Kelly Pavlik, wore the Youngstown State “Y” and Pete the Penguin on his trunks when he beat Jermaine Taylor on HBO in 2008.

Built in 2005, the 5,700-seat Covelli Centre is a large part of the downtown revitalization project. It houses minor league hockey and arena football, concerts, ice shows and much more.


The amount of local media coverage dedicated to Youngstown State athletics ranks near the top in both the Horizon League and the Missouri Valley Football Conference. As the main sports attraction in the Mahoning Valley, the Penguins receive daily coverage from five television stations, two major newspapers and several radio stations. Regional media coverage extends to Akron, Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Missouri Valley Football Conference contests are frequently featured as nationally televised games of the week, and the Horizon League has a partnership with ESPN and its stations to broadcast men’s and women’s basketball games. Football and basketball games are broadcast locally on tape-delay.

Live Internet Coverage In addition to coverage provided by traditional media, the successes of Youngstown State studentathletes are regularly broadcast live across the world over the Internet. The Horizon League is a recognized leader in video streaming through the Horizon League Network (HLN) and produced more than 300 free, live events during the 2008-09 academic year. In addition to live games, HLN includes highlight vignettes of all-19 League championships, weekly highlight videos during the men’s and women’s basketball season and other special programming covering Horizon League institutions, coaches and student-athletes. Nearly every one of YSU’s home men’s and women’s basketball games and all league road contests are broadcast over the HLN. Video of several home volleyball and soccer games and audio of several baseball and softball games are When Cindy Martin (left) was named YSU’s women’s basketball coach, the news conference was streamed live over the Internet. broadcast live on AM 570 WKBN and the Horizon League Network. The hiring was also featured Broadcasts of Youngstown State’s home football as the top sports story on every local media outlet. games are also available over the Internet via paid subscriptions.

Weekly Coaches Shows Youngstown State head football coach Jon Heacock, head men’s basketball coach Jerry Slocum and head women’s basketball coach Cindy Martin are featured weekly on both radio and television coaches shows. Penguin Gameday, a production of the local NBC affiliate, showcases upcoming opponents, reviews past contests and provides an avenue for fans to become familiar with studentathletes. Penguin Playbook is an hour-long radio show broadcast on the high-power AM station 570 WKBN.

YSU received front-page coverage of its Horizon League track title in the Youngstown Vindicator.

Local exposure is also extended to Olympic sports.


2010 Youngstown State Baseball Media Guide  

Student-athletes, profiles, statistics and historical information surrounding the Youngstown State baseball program.

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