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  • Bronchobaseball

    2017

  • Broncho BaseBall a TradiTion of success

    838 Wins since 1990

    in The lasT 20 years ...

    eighT division/conference TiTles

    16 30-Win seasons

    seven 40-Win seasons

    149 all-division/all-conference Players

    11 division/conference PiTchers of The year

    seven division/conference Players of The year

    44 all-region Players

    22 all-americans

  • Date (Day) Opponent Location TimeFeb. 4 (Saturday) Arkansas-Monticello (DH) Monticello, Ark. 1 p.m.Feb. 5 (Sunday) Arkansas-Monticello Monticello, Ark. 1 p.m.Feb. 7 (Tuesday) Southern Nazarene EDMOND 2 p.m.Feb. 8 (Wednesday) Southwestern Oklahoma Weatherford, Okla. 2 p.m.Feb. 11 (Saturday) East Central (DH) Ada, Okla. NoonFeb. 12 (Sunday) East Central EDMOND 1 p.m.Feb. 15 (Wednesday) Southern Nazarene Bethany, Okla. 1 p.m.Feb. 22 (Wednesday) Southwestern Oklahoma EDMOND 2 p.m.Feb. 24 (Friday) Southwest Baptist* Bolivar, Mo. 2 p.m.Feb. 25 (Saturday) Southwest Baptist* Bolivar, Mo. 1 p.m.Feb. 26 (Sunday) Southwest Baptist* Bolivar, Mo. 1 p.m.March 1 (Wednesday) Oklahoma Christian Oklahoma City, Okla. 5 p.m.March 3 (Friday) Fort Hays State* EDMOND 2 p.m.March 4 (Saturday) Fort Hays State* EDMOND 2 p.m.March 5 (Sunday) Fort Hays State* EDMOND NoonMarch 7 (Tuesday) Southeastern Oklahoma (DH) Durant, Okla. NoonMarch 10 (Friday) Central Missouri* Warrensburg, Mo. 6 p.m.March 11 (Saturday) Central Missouri* Warrensburg, Mo. 2 p.m.March 12 (Sunday) Central Missouri* Warrensburg, Mo. 1 p.m.March 15 (Wednesday) Oklahoma Christian EDMOND 2 p.m.March 17 (Friday) Lindenwood* St. Charles, Mo. 6 p.m.March 18 (Saturday) Lindenwood* St. Charles, Mo. 6 p.m.March 19 (Sunday) Lindenwood* St. Charles, Mo. NoonMarch 21 (Tuesday) Missouri Southern* EDMOND 3 p.m.March 24 (Friday) Pittsburg State* EDMOND 3 p.m.March 25 (Saturday) Pittsburg State* EDMOND 2 p.m.March 26 (Sunday) Pittsburg State* EDMOND 1 p.m.March 29 (Wednesday) Missouri Southern* Joplin, Mo. 3 p.m.March 31 (Friday) Emporia State* EDMOND 3 p.m.April 1 (Saturday) Emporia State* EDMOND 2 p.m.April 2 (Sunday) Emporia State* EDMOND NoonApril 4 (Tuesday) Missouri Southern* EDMOND 3 p.m.April 7 (Friday) Missouri Western* St. Joseph, Mo. 6 p.m.April 8 (Saturday) Missouri Western* St. Joseph, Mo. 1 p.m.April 9 (Sunday) Missouri Western* St. Joseph, Mo. 1 p.m.April 11 (Tuesday) Northeastern State* Tahlequah, Okla. 2 p.m.April 18 (Tuesday) Northeastern State* EDMOND 3 p.m.April 21 (Friday) Northwest Missouri* Maryville, Mo. 3 p.m.April 22 (Saturday) Northwest Missouri* Maryville, Mo. 2 p.m.April 23 (Sunday) Northwest Missouri* Maryville, Mo. 1 p.m.April 26 (Wednesday) Northeastern State* Tahlequah, Okla. 2 p.m.April 28 (Friday) Washburn* EDMOND 3 p.m.April 29 (Saturday) Washburn* EDMOND 2 p.m.April 30 (Sunday) Washburn* EDMOND 1 p.m.May 5 (Friday) Nebraska-Kearney* EDMOND 3 p.m.May 6 (Saturday) Nebraska-Kearney* EDMOND 2 p.m.May 7 (Sunday) Nebraska-Kearney* EDMOND NoonMay 11-14 MIAA Tournament Joplin, Mo.May 17-23 NCAA Regionals TBAMay 27-June 3 NCAA Championship Grand Prairie, Texas*-MIAA game; Bold-Home game

    2017 Schedule

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    University FactsMailing Address:100 North UniversityEdmond, OK 73034Founded: Dec. 24, 1890President: Dr. Don BetzAthletic Director: Joe MullerAssistant Athletic Director/Facilities: Gunnar PoffAssistant Athletic Director/Business: Britni BrannonAssistant Athletic Director/Media Relations: Chris BrannickAssistant Athletic Director/Compliance: Darnell SmithAssistant Athletic Director/Marketing: Brandon BakerDirector of Athletic Compliance: Jeremy RogersDirector of Stampede Club: Al JonesHead Athletic Trainer: Ed KabrickFaculty Representative: Trey ConeNational Affiliation: NCAA Division IIConference: Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics AssociationNickname: BronchosSchool Colors: Bronze and BlueEnrollment: 17,000Stadium (Capacity): Wendell Simmons Field (1,000)

    BaseBall FactsHead Coach: John MartinYears, Record at UCO: Second season (30-20)Years, Overall Record: Second season (30-20)Assistant Coach: Jeff ChristyGraduate Assistant Coaches: Aaron Rea, Danny Marcuzzo2015 Record: 30-202015 Conference Record (Finish): 21-17 (T6)Lettermen Returning/Lost: 16/20Position Starters Returning/Lost: 8/7

    BaseBall HistoryFirst Season of Baseball: 1896Record (Since 1959): 1,349-1,057-3Conference/Division Championships: 14 (1929, ‘36, ‘37, ‘39, ‘47, ‘48,

    ‘94, ‘97, ‘01, ‘02, ‘03, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07)National Tournament Appearances: Eight (one in NAIA - 1983; seven

    in NCAA Division II - 1994, ‘97, ‘01, ‘02, ‘03, ‘05, ‘06)

    Media relationsDirector of Athletic Media Relations: Chris Brannick Office: (405) 974-2142 Email: [email protected] Relations Fax: (405) 974-3820

    staFF PHone/eMail directory(405 Area Code) Athletic Department ...............................................................974-2500Head Coach ............................................................................974-2506 John Martin ([email protected])Assistant Coach ......................................................................974-2506 Jeff Christy ([email protected])Athletic Director ....................................................................974-2500 Joe Muller ([email protected])Assistant Athletic Director/Operations ..................................974-2176 Gunnar Poff ([email protected])Assistant Athletic Director/Compliance ...............................974-3959 Darnell Smith ([email protected])Head Athletic Trainer ............................................................974-2188 Ed Kabrick ([email protected])

    scHool nicknaMe“Bronchos” was the nickname selected for Central Oklahoma

    in 1922 by Mrs. C.W. Wantland, wife of long-time UCO football coach C.W. Wantland. The name was chosen from a number of suggestions for the name of UCO’s football team and became the nickname for all athletic teams at the school.

    Mrs. Wantland was made an honorary member of the Letterman’s Club as a result of selecting the nickname, becoming the first woman admitted to that organization.

    scHool colorsBronze and blue were chosen as Central Oklahoma’s school colors

    early in the fall of 1895 by school president Edmund Dandridge Murdaugh. The first public display of the bronze and blue was in Guthrie when a student represented UCO in the first oratorical contest ever held in Oklahoma.

    on tHe coverFeatured on the front cover of the 2017 UCO baseball media

    guide are (clockwise from top left).

    ProdUction creditsThe 2016 UCO baseball media guide was written, edited and

    designed by the UCO Athletic Media Relations Office.Photographs provided by UCO Photographic Services Director

    Dan Smith.

    taBle oF contents

    General inForMation2017 Schedule .............................................................. 1/Back CoverUCO Quick Facts/Phone Directory ..................................................2

    coacHes/season oUtlook/PlayersCoaching Staff............................................................................... 4-52017 Season Outlook/Roster ......................................................... 6-7Player Profiles ..............................................................................8-23

    review/History2016 Season Review/Final Statistics .........................................24-252016 MIAA Standings/All-MIAA Teams .......................................26School Records ..........................................................................27-29All-Conference Players .................................................................. 30All-Region, All-America Players ....................................................31Season-by-Season Results .........................................................32-37Series Records .................................................................................38

    aBoUt UcoThe University ............................................................................... 40President/Athletic Director .............................................................41 Athletic Administration ............................................................. 42-44About Edmond/Oklahoma City ......................................................45The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association ........... I.B.C.

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    JoHn Martin

    In his second year at the helm of the Central Oklahoma program is John Martin, who took over the reigns in July of 2015 after spending the previous four seasons as head coach at Coffeyville

    (Kan.) Community College.Martin directed the Bronchos to a 30-22

    record in his first season and coached two All-Americans in first-team selection Jon Kamies and third-team pick Landon Eason.

    Martin, a former standout at Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association rival Emporia State and Major League Baseball draft pick, went 133-105 at Coffeyville and guided the Ravens to the regional tournament all four years.

    John assumed control of the Coffeyville program in August 2011 and led the team to a school-record 33 wins during the 2012 season, earning Jayhawk Conference Coach of the Year honors.

    The Ravens tied that record by winning 33 games again the following season, set another record with a 38-18 campaign in 2014 and had 29 wins last spring. Martin took the Ravens to four straight super regional tournaments, one of just two teams in the junior college ranks to accomplish that feat.

    A native of Kansas City, Mo., Martin played one year at Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College before going to ESU and putting to-gether a sensational three-year starting career at catcher.

    tHe Martin File

    John capped his college career by leading the Hornets to the NCAA Division II World Series as a senior and was a 24th round draft pick of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2006. He played two years in the Dodgers organization and also played one season each for independent professional teams in Kansas City and Wichita.

    Martin returned to Emporia State to start his college coaching career in 2008 as assistant coach, directing the pitchers and catchers. He helped the Hornets to a 134-42 record during his three-year tenure, including a national runner-up finish in 2009.

    Martin also spent two summers as manager of the Liberal Bee Jays, a summer collegiate baseball team. He coached the team to a 42-13 record and the National Baseball Congress championship in 2010 when he was named NBC Manager of the Year.

    John is married (Courtney).

    Born: Dec. 13, 1983. High School Education: Shawnee Mission (Kan.) North High School, 2002. College Education: Emporia State University, B.S. in Integrated Studies, 2009. Playing Experience: Hutchinson Community College, 2003; Emporia State University, 2004-06. Coaching Experience: 2009-11: Emporia State, catching/pitching coach. 2012-15: Coffeyville Community College, head coach. Marital Status: Married (Courtney).

    Head coacH

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    JeFF cHristyIn his second year as Central Oklahoma’s full-time assistant baseball coach is Jeff Christy, who came to

    the Bronchos after spending the previous five seasons at the Division I level.Christy helped lead UCO to a 33-20 record in 2016 and the Bronchos had two All-Americans in first-team

    selection Jon Kamies and third-team pick Landon Eason.Christy, who works with the pitchers and catchers while also serving as UCO’s recruiting coordinator,

    was an assistant coach at long-time Division I powers Wichita State and Nebraska. He coached with the Shockers in 2011 before assisting the Huskers the past four years.A native of Lincoln, Neb., Jeff was taken in the 2002 Major League Baseball draft but chose to play at Barton County Community College and was a two-year standout there, earning first-team All-Jayhawk League honors as a sophomore.

    Christy moved on to Nebraska and was a two-year starter, helping lead the Huskers to the 2005 College World Series. Christy caught a school-record 64 games in 2005 and was an honorable-mention All-Big 12 pick in 2006.

    Jeff was selected in the sixth round of the 2006 MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins and spent four seasons in the Twins organiza-tion, reaching the Triple A level in 2008 and 2009. He spent the 2010 season with the Wichita Wingnuts of the American Association and was named an All-Star.

    Christy began his coaching career at Wichita State in 2011 and helped guide the Shockers to a 39-26 record and the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. At WSU, Jeff was in charge of the catchers and helped the starting catcher become a Johnny Bench award finalist and an 18th-round draft pick.

    Christy then spent the summer of 2011 as the manager of the Derby Twins in the Jayhawk Summer Collegiate League, leading the team a 28-17 record and the NBC World Series.

    Christy started coaching with Nebraska in the fall of 2011, working with the catchers and as the first base coach. The Huskers made their first regional appearance in five years in 2014 and Christy helped two NU catchers get drafted and play professional baseball.

    Jeff earned his bachelor’s degree from Nebraska in 2008. He and his wife (Michelle) have one daughter (Quinn).

    assistant coacHes

    danny MarcUzzoDanny Marcuzzo begins his first season at the University of Central Oklahoma after two years as an assistant coach at Butler

    (Kan.) Community College. He will be working with the Broncho infielders and assisting with the hitters.While at Butler, Marcuzzo was in charge of the hitters, infielders, and was the defensive coordinator. The defense twice set the

    Butler all-time fielding percentage record, with the grizzlies fielding .965 in 2015 and .968 in 2016. Marcuzzo also coached three all-region gold glove infielders.

    Before coaching at Butler, Marcuzzo coached two years at Coffeyville Community College under current UCO head baseball coach John Martin. Marcuzzo worked with the outfielders and assisted with the hitters. He helped the Red Ravens have the two most successful seasons in program history setting records in conference and overall wins in both seasons. In 2014, Coffeyville broke 11 individual and team offensive records.

    Marcuzzo played the first two years of his collegiate career at Coffeyville Community College. He was honorable mention All-KJC-CC third baseman as a sophomore in 2010. He then transferred to Western Illinois and started for two seasons for the Leathernecks. He earned a degree in general studies with a double minor in psychology and sociology.

    Marcuzzo has spent the past four summers coaching with the Midwest Nationals. He was the head coach of 18 Red in 2013 and in 2014-16, was the assistant coach of the 17 Blue. The 17 Blue set a program record for wins with 47 in 2015 and won 124 games in his 3 seasons. Also while with the Nationals, Marcuzzo saw 16 players sign NLI’s with Division I programs and two players selected in the Major League Baseball draft.

    Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Marcuzzo is working toward a Masters in Adult and Higher Education while coaching at UCO.

    aaron reaIn his second year as a graduate assistant coach with the Central Oklahoma baseball program is Aaron Rea,

    who works with outfielders and hitters.Rea coached outfielders and hitters at Coffeyville Community College last year under UCO head coach

    John Martin.Aaron was a two-year standout at Cowley County Community College, earning All-Jayhawk Conference

    honors as a sophomore. He spent his junior season at Division I Wichita State before playing at Emporia State as a senior, collecting All-MIAA recognition with the Hornets.

    Rea earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from ESU in 2014.

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    season outlook

    John Martin has his first season as head coach of the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos under his belt. Now, after winning 30 games in his inaugural run with the Bronchos, Martin enters year two with higher expectations.

    “We are capable of competing with anyone in the league and I expect to do that,” Martin said. “We’ve got enough guys returning that will contribute, and we were fortunate to pick up some key pieces in the offseason too.”

    UCO returns 16 from last year’s squad and has 26 newcomers.

    The key returner of the group is senior first base-man and outfield Jon Kamies. The Sapulpa native garnered first-team All-American honors last season and is expected to pick up where he left off.

    Jake Dyer and Korey Floyd are two other returners who can be dangerous on offense. Martin said Dyer should excel more this year than last, when he was selected All-MIAA, because Dyer will play only out-field. The junior had to play out of position last year at second base, and Martin said Dyer is already an improved player.

    Floyd hit .268 last season in a reserve role. His abil-ities with the bat however, leave Martin thinking he could play a key role in the Broncho offense in 2017.

    The pitching staff has a handful of starters back for 2017 that Martin expects to help out. Brock Stuber leads that group along with Greg Hyde, J.D. Cameron, Jaycee Parker and Bobby Pierce.

    Here is a position-by-position breakdown of the Bronchos in 2017:

    PitcherStuber, Hyde and Parker each won four games last

    season in starting roles and will fill those spots this year.

    Newcomer Holden Capps will get plenty of innings too. Capps, a lefty from Lawton, was one of the best strikeout pitchers in the country two seasons ago at Redlands in El Reno. After a season at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Capps is in Edmond to continue his stellar career.

    Ben Wusterbarth figures to feature out of the bull-

    pen. The junior right-hander from Hutchison, Kan. can make quick work of batters.

    Of the 13 seniors on the Bronho roster this season, eight of them are pitchers.

    Zayne Dougan, Shawn Troutman and Gibson Russ are other seniors who will get a lot of innings in relief duties.

    CatcherDayne Sommer highlights a deep group for the

    Bronchos. The Texas A&M transfer figures to catch a lot of innings. Chris Lobato will share time as well as Cole Sanderson. Dan Weer looks to garner some time as he bounces back from injury.

    First BaseKamies and Trae Smith will share time at first. Ka-

    mies can also move to the outfield while Smith holds down first.

    Second BaseGlen Reeves and Kyle Miskovsky will share time at

    second base. Both newcomer-juniors, Martin can be satisfied with either pick.

    ShortstopJustin Brown will feature at shortstop. A transfer

    from NOC-Enid, the Broken Arrow product is a speedy infielder who makes few mistakes.

    Third BaseBrent Washausen returns and will get a lot of time

    at the hot corner. Anthony Alvarez is another new-comer from NOC-Enid - also a Broken Arrow prod-uct - that will see time at third too.

    OutfieldXavier Warren, Skyler Fuller, Caleb Peters, and Mi-

    chael Mariani join Dyer and Floyd in the outfield.Warren can cover a lot of ground, Fuller might be

    the fastest in the bunch, and Peters and Mariana play a heads up style of defense that will give the Bronchos a solid outfield.

    Kamies can also move back to the outfield. And pitcher Gaylon Viney will see time in the outfield as well.

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    No. Name Pos Yr B/T Ht Wt Hometown (HS/Prev School)1 Xavier Warren OF Jr. R/R 5-9" 170 Granville, Ill. (Parkland)2 Justin Brown SS Jr. R/R 5-8" 150 Broken Arrow, Okla. (NOC-Enid)3 Ben Wusterbarth RHP Jr. */R 6-2" 185 Newton, Kan. (Hutch)4 Jake Dyer Of/2B Jr. R/R 6-1" 180 Oklahoma City, Okla. (Seminole)5 Tabor Charles RHP Jr. */R 5-10" 160 Enid, Okla. (East Central)6 Holden Capps LHP Sr. */L 6-2" 180 Lawton, Okla. (North Carolina-Charlotte)7 Brenton Washausen INF Sr. R/R 5-9" 195 Claremore, Okla. (Independence)8 Skyler Fuller OF Fr. L/R 6-1" 170 Mustang, Okla. (Mustang)9 Zayne Dougan RHP Sr. */R 6-3" 190 Perkins, Okla. (Oral Roberts)10 Casey Wissinger INF Sr. R/R 6-2" 190 Wichita Falls, Texas (NOC-Tonkawa)11 TJ Sparr INF/OF Jr. R/R 6-2" 215 Wichita, Kan. (Coffeyville)12 Jaycee Parker RHP Sr. */R 5-10" 170 Moore, Okla. (Connors State)13 Shawn Troutman RHP Sr. */R 6-3" 210 Vian, Okla. (Carl Albert)14 Greg Hyde RHP Sr. */R 6-0" 205 Stroud, Okla. (Rose State)15 Chris Lobato C Sr. R/R 5-10" 170 Albuquerque, N.M. (Garden City)16 Anthony Alvarez 3B Jr. R/R 5-11" 180 Broken Arrow, Okla. (NOC-Enid)17 Bobby Pierce LHP Sr. */L 6-3" 185 Moore, Okla. (Fort Scott)20 Brock Stuber LHP Sr. */L 6-3" 175 Piedmont, Okla. (Redlands)21 Jon Kamies INF/OF Sr. R/R 6-2" 220 Sapulpa, Okla. (Independence)22 Dayne Sommer C Jr. R/R 6-2" 220 Fort Worth, Texas (Texas A&M)23 Trae Smith INF Jr. L/R 6-3" 225 Sedan, Kan. (Coffeyville)24 Korey Floyd OF Sr. R/R 6-2" 205 Shattuck, Okla. (NOC-Enid)25 Drake Harper RHP Jr. R/R 6-4 200 Ardmore, Okla. (Butler)26 JJ Rogers RHP So. */R 5-9" 180 Piedmont, Okla. (Seminole)27 Glenn Reeves INF Jr. L/R 5-10" 210 Ajax, Ontario (Parkland)28 Cole Sanderson C Jr. R/R 5-8" 200 Nevada, Mo. (Coffeyville)29 Connor Sweeney RHP Jr. */R 6-1” 170 Edmond, Okla. (NOC-Enid)31 Caleb Peters OF Jr. R/R 6-0" 190 Noble, Okla. (NOC-Tonkawa)32 JD Cameron RHP Jr. */R 6-0" 175 Orlando, Okla. (NOC-Enid)33 Jacob Muehlich 1B/OF So. R/R 6-0" 195 Cave Creek, Ariz. (Scottsdale)34 Dan Weer C Jr. R/R 5-8" 195 Vian, Okla. (Carl Albert)37 Kyle Miskovsky 2B Jr. R/R 5-9" 170 Oklahoma City, Okla. (NEO)38 Gibson Russ LHP Sr. */L 6-4" 220 Grove, Okla. (Butler)39 Sam Melot RHP Fr. */R 5-8" 160 Jones, Okla. (Jones)41 Cameron Kay RHP Fr. */R 6-2” 190 Edmond, Okla. (Edmond Santa Fe)42 Gaylon Viney OF/RHP Jr. S/R 6-3 190 Del City, Okla. (Redlands)43 Michael Mariani OF Fr. L/L 5-9" 215 Topeka, Kan. (Topeka)44 Tyler Culver RHP Jr. */R 6-3" 195 Pawhuska, Okla. (NOC-Enid) Kyle Dale RHP Jr. */R 6-8 190 Oklahoma City, Okla. (Coffeyville) Carson Green C Fr. R/R 6-3 220 Olathe, Kan. (Olathe South) Ryan McCourt RHP Sr. */R 5-9 185 Shawnee, Kan. (Kansas State)

    2017 Roster

    Oklahoma (29): Gaylon Viney, Justin Brown, Ben Wusterbarth, Jake Dyer, Tabor Charles, Holden Capps, Brenton Washausen, Skyler Fuller, Zayne Dougan, Jaycee Parker, Shawn Troutman, Greg Hyde, Anthony Alva-rez, Bobby Pierce, Brock Stuber, Jon Kamies, Korey Floyd, JJ Rogers, Drake Harper, Caleb Peters, JD Cameron, Dan Weer, Kyle Miskovsky, Gibson Russ, Sam Melot, Tyler Culver, Connor Sweeney, Cameron Kay, Kyle Dale.

    Kansas (6): Ben Wusterbarth, TJ Sparr, Trae Smith, Michael Mariani, Carson Green, Ryan McCourtTexas (2): Casey Wissinger, Dayne SommerArizona (1): Jacob MuehlichIllinois (1): Xavier WarrenMissouri (1): Cole SandersonNew Mexico (1): Chris LobatoOntario, Canada (1): Glenn Reeves

    Uco By state

  • Jon Kamies

    Senior

    1B/OF

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    Sapulpa, Okla.

    Independence (Kan.)

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    Team captain and returning All-American for the Bronchos ... Plays both first base and outfield ... Force in the middle of the lineup ... Came to UCO after stellar two-year career at Independence (Kan.) Community College.

    2016: Played in all 52 games for the Bron-chos last season becoming UCO's 19th baseball all-american ... Hit .390 with a .742 slugging percentage ... Pelted 83 hits and scored 62 runs ... Led the team in multiple categories including doubles (17), home runs (18), runs batted in (73), and total bases (158) ... 18 home runs is sixth in school his-tory for a single season ... 73 RBIs is fourth in school history for a single season ... Went 5-for-5 with a home run, four runs scored, three RBIs and two stolen bases against Fort Hays State on March 6 of last season ... Had seven RBIs against Southwest Baptist, six RBIs against Lincoln, two more games with five RBIs ... Hit two home runs in a game three times.

    JUCO: Second-team All-Jayhawk Confer-ence selection last year after batting .393 with 16 doubles, four triples, three home runs and 33 runs batted in . . . Also topped the team in on-base (.431) and slugging (.574) percent-age . . . Had a .299 average with 14 doubles, two homers and 33 RBI as a freshman.

    High School: Prep standout at Sapulpa High School.

    Personal: Mechanical engineering major ... Father (Mark) played football at Iowa State ... Enjoys hunting as a hobby ... Birthdate is Jan. 4, 1995.

    Brock Stuber

    Senior

    Pitcher

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    Piedmond, Okla.

    Redlands

    Senior returning lefty looking to be a regular starter for the Bronchos ... Has lots of pitch ability and really competes on the mound ... Transferred from Redlands before his junior season.

    2016: Threw 63 innings, second most on the Bronchos, in junior season ... Finished the year 4-5 with a 4.43 ERA ... Second on the team with 49 strikeouts ... Only pitch-er to throw a complete game for UCO last season ... Threw six shutout innings against Pittsburg State on March 26 ... Struck out a season-high eight in a game twice, against Lindenwood on March 20 in Edmond, and against Washburn on April 30 in Topeka.

    JUCO: Had a 2-2 record with 54 strike-outs in 46 2/3 innings as a freshman for the Cougars ... Went 7-1 with a 4.70 earned run average last year while fanning 59 in 53 2/3 innings.

    High School: Prep star at Piedmont High School, leading the Wildcats to one state tournament appearance ... Went 6-0 with a paltry 0.90 ERA as a senior in earning Okla-homan Little All-City honors.

    Personal: Industrial safety major ... Enjoys hunting and fishing as hobbies ... Lists the New York Yankees as his favorite team ... Names Florida Georgia Line as his top musi-cal group ... Birthdate is Oct. 9, 1994.

    Season G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA Avg.2016...........52-52 213 62 83 17 2 18 73 7-10 .390

    Season G-GS IP H R ER BB SO W-L S ERA2016...........13-13 63 66 45 31 25 49 4-5 0 4.43

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    Holden Capps

    Senior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: L

    Lawton, Okla.

    UNC-Charlotte

    Brent Washausen

    Senior

    3B

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Claremore

    Independence (Kan.)

    Senior newcomer looking to be a force in the starting rotation ... Transfer from North Carolina-Charlotte ... A lefty that gives the Bronchos a chance to win every time he takes the mound.

    2014-16: Spent two years at Redlands CC in El Reno before transferring to North Car-olina-Charlotte ... Was 11th in the country in strikeouts per game in 2014 ... Went 5-2 with a 3.79 ERA, and 43 strikeouts in 23 appear-ances in Charlotte in 2016.

    High School: All-District, All-Area, All-State at Lawton High in 2013.

    Personal: Texas Rangers fan who would like to get into coaching after his playing days are done ... Kinesiology Major and Sociology Major ... Favorite sports memory is beating No. 12 Florida Atlantic last season while pitching for UNC-Charlotte ... Birth-date is March 24, 1995.

    Senior returner looking to battle for time at third base and work some at designated hitter ... A power force in the lineup looking to have a big senior season ... Came to UCO after stellar career at Independence (Kan.) Community College.

    2016: Played in 45 games as a junior for the Bronchos, starting in 43 games ... Hit .278, scattering 47 hits including 14 dou-bles, one triple and 11 home runs ... Brought home 42 runs including a season-high six against Missouri Southern.

    JUCO: Led the Pirates in average (.370), slugging percentage (.543), home runs (five) and runs batted in (44) as a freshman in 2013 ... Redshirted the following year and came back last season to hit .353 with 13 doubles, six homers, 37 RBI and a .440 on-base percentage.

    High School: All-State selection as a se-nior at Claremore High School after leading Zebras to state runner-up finish.

    Personal: Business Administration Major ... Enjoys hunting and fishing as hobbies ... Names the St. Louis Cardinals as his favorite team ... Lists “Remember the Titans” as his top sports movie ... Birthdate is Nov. 8, 1993.

    Season G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA Avg.2016...........45-43 169 43 47 14 1 11 42 7-10 .278

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    Korey Floyd

    Senior

    OF

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Shattuck, Okla.

    NOC-Enid

    Chris Lobato

    Senior

    Catcher

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Stroud, Okla.

    Rose State

    Senior outfielder returning to play left field ... Hard worker with solid defense who can produce with his bat ... Valuable player who can be quality starter, or key reserve for the Bronchos ... Transferred from Northern Oklahoma before junior season.

    2016: Played 36 games as a junior, starting in 28 ... Hit .268 with a .348 slugging per-centage ... Tallied 30 hits on the season and scored 20 runs while also collecting 17 RBIs ... Scored season-high three runs against Southwest Baptist on Feb. 26.

    JUCO: Batted .304 with six doubles, two home runs and 12 runs batted in as a freshman, earning Region II all-tournament honors in helping team to the NJCAA World Series ... Had a .261 average last year with 12 doubles, four homers, two triples and 32 RBI.

    High School: Three-sport star at Shattuck High School ... Two-time All-District pick and a Western Oklahoma Baseball Coach-es Association All-Star as a senior on the diamond ... Also earned All-District honors in football and All-Conference accolades in basketball for the Indians.

    Personal: Pre-med major and two-time Dean’s Honor Roll honoree at NOC ... Enjoys working out as a hobby ... Names the Texas Rangers as his favorite team ... Lists Tree Days Grace as his top musical group ... Birth-date is Oct. 28, 1994.

    Season G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA Avg.2016...........36-28 112 20 30 6 0 1 17 5-5 .268

    Senior mainstay behind the plate ... Has played in 79 games for the Bronchos ... Steady defensive hand working to become a factor with the bat in his hands ... Came to UCO from Garden City (Kan.) Community College.

    2016: Started 41 of 45 games as a junior ... Hit .193 with 26 hits and 15 runs scored ... Had a season-high four RBIs against Lincoln and finished the season with 21.

    2015: Played in 34 games with 23 starts and had a .217 average with two doubles and seven runs batted in ... Finished with team-best .990 fielding percentage, making just two errors in 202 chances ... Ended the season with a 27-game error-less streak.

    JUCO: Spent two years with the Bron-cbusters ... Started most of the 2013 season and threw out 11 would-be base stealers in 59 attempts before redshirting the next season.

    High School: Prep star at St. Pius X High School in Albuquerque ... Earned All-Dis-trict honors four times and was a two-time All-State selection.

    Personal: Kinesiology major looking to become an athletic trainer ... Names the Pittsburg Pirates as his top team ... Lists Kid Ink as his favorite musician ... Names “Bull Durham” as his top sports movie ... Birthdate is Oct. 9, 1993.

    Season G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA Avg.2015...........34-23 69 10 15 2 0 0 7 0-0 .2172016...........45-41 135 15 26 4 0 1 21 2-4 .193Totals ........79-64 204 25 41 6 0 1 28 2-4 .201

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    Jaycee Parker

    Senior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Moore, Okla.

    Connors State College

    Casey Wissinger

    Senior

    IF

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    NOC-Tonkawa

    Senior right-hander who can help the Bronchos both as a starter and as a reliever ... Versatile pitcher who keeps batters guessing ... Came to UCO after two years at Connors State College.

    2016: Made 19 appearances and started five games during junior season ... Threw 37 1/3 innings, striking out 23 ... Struck out a season-high three in a game three differ-ent times ... Finished the season with a 9.19 earned run average.

    JUCO: Appeared in 10 games with seven starts last year, going 3-2 with a 5.22 earned run average ... Struck out 31 batters in 39 2/3 innings for the Cowboys, who finished 43-13.

    High School: Had a puny 1.20 ERA as a senior at Southmoore High School in earn-ing Oklahoman Big All-City and All-State recognition.

    Personal: Marketing major ... Enjoys swimming as a hobby ... Lists the Atlanta Braves as his top team ... Names George Strait as his favorite musician ... Birthdate is Aug. 24, 1993.

    Season G-GS IP H R ER BB SO W-L S ERA2016............19-5 37 1/3 54 52 38 23 23 4-4 0 9.16

    Senior returning infielder that can play multiple positions ... Looking to battle for playing time at shortstop ... Played one year at Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa before coming to UCO.

    2016: Played in seven games for the Bron-chos as a junior ... Was 0-for-2 with a walk in only plate appearances.

    2015: Saw limited action, collecting one hit in four at bats while playing in three games.

    JUCO: Batted .286 as a freshman for the Mavericks in 2014.

    High School: Helped lead Wichita Falls Rider High School to one state title and two runner-up finishes ... Earned Most Improved and Hustle awards during prep career.

    Personal: Physical therapy major and member of Dean’s Honor Roll at NOC ... Enjoys fishing as a hobby ... Names the Texas Rangers as his top team ... Lists Cody John-son as his favorite musician ... Names “Re-member the Titans” as his top sports movie ... Birthdate is Aug. 19, 1995.

    Season G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA Avg.2015.............3-0 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0-0 .2502016.............7-0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 .000Totals .........10-0 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0-0 .167

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    Zayne Dougan

    Senior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Perkins, Okla.

    Oral Roberts

    Shawn Troutman

    Senior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Vian, Okla.

    Carl Albert State College

    Senior returner looking to have a big impact as a back-end reliever ... Versatile pitcher ready to finish career with a standout season.

    2016: Made 17 appearances out of the bullpen for Bronchos ... Stuck out 15 in 17.2 innings pitched ... Went 1-0 with a 5.60 ERA ... Season-high three strikeouts against Em-poria State.

    JUCO: Pitched in nine games as a fresh-man for team that advanced to the NJCAA World Series, striking out 15 in 10 2/3 in-nings . . . Went 3-0 with one save and a 3.38 earned run average as a sophomore for the Cowboys, fanning 34 in 40 innings.

    High School: Conference Pitcher of the Year as a senior at Perkins-Tryon High School after going 10-2 with 126 strikeouts and a miniscule 1.78 ERA . . . Led the De-mons to three regional runner-up finishes.

    Personal: Physical education major . . . Has four siblings, including three brothers . . . Enjoys golf as a hobby . . . Names the St. Louis Cardinals as his favorite team . . . Lists Brantley Gilbert as his top musician . . . Birthdate is March 28, 1994.

    Senior returner looking to be a back end reliever for the Bronchos ... Great size and arm strength that has really improved in time at Central ... Chosen by teammates to be team captain ... Right-hander who saw plenty of action during two-year career at Carl Albert State College.

    2016: Made 20 relief appearances for the Bronchos as a junior ... Finished the season with a 7.45 earned run average and a 1-3 record ... Threw 19 1/3 innings and struck out 27 batters ... Struck out season-high four at Northeastern State on April 20.

    JUCO: Appeared in 10 games during freshman campaign, going 1-3 with 40 strikeouts in 35 2/3 innings ... Went 2-1 with one save in 14 appearances for the Vikings last year, fanning 29 in 33 innings.

    High School: Baseball-football stand-out at Vian High School ... Helped lead the Wolverines to their first-ever baseball state championship.

    Personal: Biology major ... Father (Shawn) played basketball at Northwestern Oklahoma ... Enjoys playing basketball and fishing as hobbies ... Names the New York Yankees as his favorite team ... Lists J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar as favorite music artists ... Birthdate is Sept. 6, 1994.Season G-GS IP H R ER BB SO W-L S ERA2016............17-0 17 2/3 16 17 11 13 15 1-0 0 5.60

    Season G-GS IP H R ER BB SO W-L S ERA2016............20-0 19 1/3 26 21 16 14 27 1-3 4 7.45

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    Greg Hyde

    Senior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Stroud, Okla.

    Rose State College

    Bobby Pierce

    Senior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: L

    Moore, Okla.

    Fort Scott CC

    Senior returner looking to battle for spot in the starting rotation ... Durable pitcher capable of carrying a lot of innings for the Bronchos ... Transferred to Central from Rose State after his sophomore season.

    2016: Went 4-1 as a junior, starting nine games and appearing in 15 ... Threw 54 innings and struck out 43 ... Finished season with 6.00 ERA ... Season-high five strikeouts four different times.

    JUCO: Went 4-6 while starting 12 games as a freshman for the Raiders, striking out 24 in 66 1/3 innings . . . Made 10 starts last year and fanned 48 in 52 2/3 innings.

    High School: Three-time All-Conference and All-Region selection at Stroud High School, leading team to state tournament as a senior . . .Went 19-9 with 289 strikeouts during career while batting .404 . . . Also a football and basketball lettermen for the Tigers.

    Personal: Industrial safety major . . . Enjoys fishing and golf as hobbies . . . Lists “Field of Dreams” as his favorite sports mov-ie . . . Names Jason Aldean as his top musi-cian . . . Birthdate is Dec. 6, 1994.

    Senior returner for the Bronchos ready to continue role as a relief pitcher ... Saw exten-sive starting duty during two years at Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College.

    2016: Appeared in 12 games for the Bron-chos as a junior and started two games ... Threw 12.1 innings and struck out 11 batters ... Finished the season with an 11.68 earned run average.

    JUCO: Pitched in seven games with four starts as a freshman, going 2-3 with a 4.42 earned run average ... Started 10 of 12 games appeared in for the Greyhounds last year, finishing 5-2 with three complete games and 35 strikeouts in 47 1/3 innings.

    High School: Prep standout at South-moore High School.

    Personal: Biology major ... Names the Texas Rangers as his favorite team ... Lists the Sandlot as his favorite movie ... Birthdate is June 8, 1995.

    Season G-GS IP H R ER BB SO W-L S ERA2016............15-9 54 58 53 36 35 43 4-1 0 6.00

    Season G-GS IP H R ER BB SO W-L S ERA2016............12-2 12 1/3 21 17 16 17 11 1-1 0 11.45

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    Gibson Russ

    Senior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: L

    Grove, Okla.

    Butler CC

    Ryan McCourt

    Senior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Shawnee, Kan.

    Kansas State

    Senior returner looking to build on closer form he had in junior season ... Left-hander with big upside ... Came to UCO after two years at Butler County (Kan.) Community College.

    2016: Made 14 appearances for the Bron-chos, throwing 20 innings and boasting a 1.35 ERA ... Struck out 32 batters and al-lowed just nine hits all season ... Struck out a season-high five batters on April 20 against rival-Northeastern State ... Struck out four against Washburn on April 28.

    JUCO: Struck out 18 batters in 13 2/3 in-nings as a freshman for the Grizzlies ... Came back last year and fanned 19 in 19 innings.

    High School: Three-time All-District pick at Grove High School, earning District 5A-3 Pitcher of the Year honors as a senior.

    Personal: Kinesiology/fitness manage-ment major who made the Dean’s Honor Roll at Butler and last fall at UCO ... Names the Texas Rangers as his favorite team ... List “Major League” as his top sports movie ... Birthdate is Sept. 10, 1994.

    Will take a medical redshirt in 2017.2016: Made 24 relief appearances for the

    Bronchos as a junior ... Threw 29 2/3 innings, striking out 21 ... Struck out a season-high three against Northwestern Oklahoma on March, 9 ... Finished the season with a 4-2 record and a 4.25 ERA.

    JUCO: Started all 26 games pitched in during two years with the Red Ravens ... Went 7-1 with a 3.75 earned run average and 57 strikeouts in 57 2/3 innings as a freshman ... Had a 4-8 record and 6.14 ERA while fan-ning 53 in 70 1/3 innings last year.

    High School: Played at Saint James Acad-emy in Shawnee, Kan.

    Personal: Business major looking to become a coach ... Brother (Calin) played college baseball at Rockhurst ... Enjoys fishing as main hobby ... Names “For Love of the Game” as his favorite sports movie ... Lists the Josh Abbott Band as his top musical group ... Birthdate is Nov. 26, 1994.

    Season G-GS IP H R ER BB SO W-L S ERA2016............14-0 20 9 3 3 19 32 2-0 2 1.35

    Season G-GS IP H R ER BB SO W-L S ERA2016............24-0 29 2/3 29 19 14 19 21 4-2 1 4.25

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    Xavier Warren

    Junior

    OF

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Granville, Ill.

    Parkland CC

    Justin Brown

    Junior

    Shortstop

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Broken Arrow, Okla.

    NOC-Enid

    Redshirt junior outfielder returner that missed last year due to injury ... Speedy out-fielder that looks to play centerfield and be a threat to on the bases ... Played at two differ-ent junior colleges prior to coming to UCO.

    JUCO: Spent freshman season at Kas-kaskia (Ill.) College, hitting .333 with seven doubles and 18 runs batted in ... Transferred to Parkland (Ill.) College last year and batted .313 with four doubles, three triples, 30 RBI and 12 stolen bases.

    High School: Three-time All-Conference selection at Putnam County High School ... Led team to state runner-up finish and earned All-Area and All-State honors as a senior ... All-Conference, All-Area and All-State pick in basketball as well.

    Personal: Criminal justice major ... Enjoys playing basketball as a hobby ... Has six sib-lings, including five sisters ... Names “Glory Road” as his favorite sports movie ... Lists Kanye West as his top musician ... Birthdate is Aug. 31, 1995.

    Junior transfer from Northern Oklahoma in Enid ... Quick player who can be a spark plug early in the lineup ... Solid tools on defense.

    Personal: Physical Education Major ... Lists the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite sports team ... Lists Friday Night Lights as his favorite sports movie ... Birthdate is Aug. 3, 1995

    Junior transfer from Hutchinson (Kan.) ... Side arm right hander that can fill multiple rolls for the Broncho pitching staff ... Tough competitor.

    JUCO: Played two seasons at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas.

    High School: Multi-sport standout at prep level ... All-Conference and All-State player at Andale High School in Andale, Kan. ... Threw a no-hitter to advance in Re-gional Championship game as a senior ...

    Personal: Biomedical Engineering Major ... Enjoys hunting as a hobby ... Lists the Green Bay Packers as his favorite pro sports team ... Birthdate is March 17, 1995.

    Ben Wusterbarth

    Junior

    Pitcher

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Andale, Kan.

    Hutchinson (Kan.)

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    Jake Dyer

    Junior

    OF

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Oklahoma City, Okla.

    Seminole State

    Tabor Charles

    Junior

    Pitcher

    Bats: Throws:

    Enid, Okla.

    Redlands

    All-Conference junior returner that looks to be at the top of the lineup and play multi-ple positions in the outfield ... Versatile play-er on both offense and defense ... Selected by teammates as a captain.

    2016: Earned All-MIAA honors, receiving a third-team selection ... Hit .366 in 41 games including 67 hits, 14 doubles, three triples and eight home runs ... Collected four hits in a game four times during his sophomore season, against Pittsburg State, Lincoln, Northeastern State, and Nebraska-Kearney ... Stole 12 of 15 bases.

    High School: Baseball-football standout at Westmoore High School . . . Earned Okla-homan Big All-City and All-State accolades as a senior after hitting .454 with 20 doubles, a school-record eight home runs and 40 runs batted in . . . Started at wide receiver on foot-ball team that made the state semifinals.

    Personal: Industrial safety major . . . Names “Creed” as his favorite sports movie . . . Lists A Day to Remember as his top musical group . . . Birthdate is Aug. 29, 1995.

    Season G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA Avg.2016...........44-41 183 44 67 14 3 8 32 12-15 .366

    Junior pitcher returning from redshirt year ... Sidearm thrower who is looking to make a big impact in the Broncho lineup ... Can fill multiple roles out of the bullpen ... Played two seasons at Redlands Community College before coming to UCO.

    JUCO: Saw limited action as a fresh-man and then pitched in 21 games for the Cougars last year, striking out 25 in 23 1/3 innings and earning one save.

    High School: Two-time All-District pick at Chisholm High School ... Also earned All-District honors in football as a senior for the Longhorns.

    Personal: Management information systems major who made Vice-President’s Honor Roll at Redlands ... Enjoys golf as a hobby ... Names the Oklahoma City Thunder as his favorite team ... Lists “Coach Carter” as his top sports movie ... Birthdate is April 10, 1995.

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    T.J. Sparr

    Junior

    Utility

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Wichita, Kan.

    Coffeyville

    Anthony Alvarez

    Junior

    3B

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Broken Arrow, Okla.

    NOC-Enid

    Returning junior outfielder looking to get some time in right ... Versatile player and a solid bat in the middle of the lineup ... Played for Coach Martin at Coffeyville (Kan.) Com-munity College.

    2016: Played in 50 games as a sophomore for the Bronchos, starting 48 ... Hit .307 and had a slugging percentage of .497 ... Had 55 hits, eight doubles, one triple, eight home runs and 35 RBIs ... Scored 42 runs ... Went 4-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs scored against Nebraska-Kearney on May 6.

    JUCO: Batted .324 with a .451 on-base percentage and 23 stolen bases for the Red Ravens last year ... Clubbed 14 doubles, a school-record seven triples and six home runs while also scoring 60 runs and driving in 46.

    High School: Led East High School to city league title in earning All-City and All-State honors as a senior ... Also an All-City and All-State pick in football for the Blue Aces.

    Personal: Industrial Safety Major ... En-joys fishing as a hobby ... Lists the New York Yankees as his top team ... Names Kid Rock as his favorite musician ... Birthdate is Dec. 8, 1994.

    Transfer from Northern Oklahoma look-ing to battle for time at third base ... Good defender who can also add depth to the lineup with offensive skills.

    NOC: Hit .343 in two years at Northern Oklahoma College in Enid ... Hit seven home runs and 43 RBIs in time there.

    High School: Louisville Slugger All-Amer-ican at Broken Arrow High School.

    Personal: Business Management major who enjoys fishing ... Lists the Yankees as his favorite pro club and lists Game 7 of the 2001 ALCS and Aaron Boone's walk-off homer against Boston as his favorite sports memory ... Birthdate is July 29, 1996.

    Talented junior pitcher looking to help the Bronchos in various bullpen roles ... Butler (Kan.) transfer ready to make an impact at Central.

    2016: Threw 17.1 innings in 17 appearanc-es for Butler Community College in Kansas ... Struck out 26 batters ... Opponents ERA was 2.84 .

    Drake Harper

    Junior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Ardmore, Okla.

    Butler CC

    Season G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA Avg.2016...........50-48 179 42 55 8 1 8 35 13-18 .307

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    Dayne Sommer

    Junior

    Catcher

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Fort Worth, Texas

    Texas A&M

    Trae Smith

    Junior

    IF

    Bats: L Throws: R

    Sedan, Kan.

    Coffeyville

    Junior transfer from Texas A&M ... All-around player that is looking to make an impact at catcher for the Bronchos.

    2016: Made four appearances for Texas A&M last season, and singled in his only at-bat.

    High School: Three-time All-District performer from Boswell High School in Fort Worth, Texas ... Named All-District MVP as a senior in 2014.

    Personal: Kinesiology Major ... Favorite team is the Houston Astros ... Enjoys work-ing out as a hobby and would like to be a strength coach ... Birthdate is Dec. 19, 1995.

    Junior that looks to play at first base and be designated hitter too ... Left-handed bat with pop that really had a breakout year last sea-son .... Played one year at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College before coming to UCO.

    2016: Played in 38 games for the Bronchos last season, starting 32 ... Hit .347 with 43 hits, 25 runs scored, and 18 RBIs ... Sea-son-high three hits in a game three times ... Went 3 for 5 with three RBIs and a home run against Lincoln on April 17 ... Hit six home runs last season.

    JUCO: Played sparingly his first year with the Red Ravens and then hit .345 with four doubles and two home runs in 2014 ... Made just three errors in 116 fielding chances.

    High School: Baseball-basketball standout at Sedan High School ... Helped lead baseball team to a state championship and was an All-State performer in hoops.

    Personal: Sociology major looking to become a coach ... Names the Kansas City Royals as his favorite team ... Lists Rick Ross as his top musician ... Birthdate is Sept. 5, 1993.

    Season G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA Avg.2016...........38-32 124 25 43 8 0 6 18 1-5 .347

    Junior transfer from Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College ... Will battle for some time behind the plate ... Hard worker that plays the game the right way.

    JUCO: All-Conference selection during two-year career at Coffeyville.

    High School: Three-time First-Team All-District selection and two-sport standout at Nevada High School in Nevada, Mo.

    Personal: Math Major ... Enjoys fishing as a hobby ... Favorite team is the Kansas City Royals ... Birthdate is Nov. 7, 1995.

    Cole Sanderson

    Junior

    Catcher

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Nevada, Mo.

    Coffeyville

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    Glenn Reeves

    Junior

    IF

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Ajax, Ontario, Canada

    Parkland CC

    Connor Sweeney

    Junior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Edmond, Okla.

    NOC-Enid

    Redshirt junior returning after missing last year with an ACL tear ... Can impact games from the middle infield and will look to hold down the spot at second base ... Can also im-pact games with his bat and will look to lead the Bronchos from the front of the lineup ... Came to UCO after two years at Parkland (Ill.) College.

    2016: Medical RedshirtJUCO: Two-year starter for the Cobras

    ... Batted .339 with 10 doubles and 30 runs batted in as a freshman and then hit .333 with eight doubles, three triples and 39 RBI last year.

    High School: Played baseball, football and rugby at Ajax High School.

    Personal: Industrial Safety major ... Enjoys playing video games as a hobby ... Lists the Toronto Blue Jays as his top team ... Names Florida Georgia Line as his favorite music ... Birthdate is May 9, 1994.

    Junior transfer from Northern Oklahoma looking to fill a role as a relief pitcher for the Bronchos.

    JUCO: Spent two years at Northern Okla-homa in Enid.

    High School: Helped Edmond Santa Fe reach the Class 6A state tournament in high school.

    Personal: Marketing Major ... Favorite team is the Chicago Cubs ... Enjoys golfing ... Birthdate is Jan. 8, 1996.

    Caleb Peters

    Junior

    OF

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Noble, Okla.

    NOC-Tonkawa

    Junior transfer from Northern Oklahoma in Tonkawa battling for spot in right field ... Strong player with loads of work ethic ready to contribute the Bronchos.

    High School: Prep standout at Noble High School.

    Personal: Biology Major ... Favorite base-ball teams are the Oakland Athletics and the Boston Red Sox ... Birthdate is Aug. 7, 1996.

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    J.D. Cameron

    Junior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Orlando, Okla.

    NOC-Enid

    Dan Weer

    Junior

    Catcher

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Vian, Okla.

    Carl Albert, Okla.

    Right-handed relief pitcher who can serve a roll as both a starter and a reliever ... Versa-tile pitcher fills up the strike zone.

    2016: Threw 43 2/3 innings as a sopho-more, striking out 26 while allowing just 14 walks ... Finished season with a 6.18 ERA and an 0-3 win-loss record ... Made 22 appearances and three starts ... Struck out season-high four against Lindenwood and Missouri Western ... Did not walk a batter in 12 of 22 appearances.

    JUCO: Spent two years with the Jets, redshirting in 2014 before playing major role on pitching staff last season ... Appeared in 17 games in 2015, going 2-1 with three saves and a stellar 2.93 earned run average ... Struck out 23 and walked just four in 27 2/3 innings.

    High School: Multi-sport star at Mul-hall-Orlando High School ... Two-time All-Conference pick and honorable mention All-State selection in baseball ... Also earned All-Conference honors twice in basketball and was a two-time state placer in cross country for the Panthers.

    Personal: Industrial Safety Major ... Father (Tim) ran track at Oklahoma State ... Names the Colorado Rockies as his favorite team . . . Enjoys hunting and fishing as hobbies ... Lists All-Time Low as his top musical group ... Birthdate is Dec. 7, 1994.

    Season G-GS IP H R ER BB SO W-L S ERA2016............22-3 43 2/3 63 43 30 14 26 0-3 2 6.18

    Junior catcher coming off Tommy John surgery can really battle for time behind the plate when healthy ... Came to UCO from Carl Albert State College.

    JUCO: Two-year starter for the Vikings, making just three errors in 364 fielding chances . . . Had two miscues in 217 chances as a freshman while throwing out 16-of-37 base stealers . . . Made one error in 147 chances last year and threw out 10-of-21 base stealers.

    High School: Three-time All-Conference selection at Vian High School . . . Earned Conference Defensive Player of the Year honors twice and was MVP as a senior after hitting .404 with 43 runs batted in and a .997 fielding percentage.

    Personal: Industrial safety major . . . Enjoys bow-fishing as a hobby . . . Names the Turnpike Troubadours as his favorite musical group . . . Birthdate is Nov. 6, 1994.

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    Kyle Miskovsky

    Junior

    2B

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Oklahoma City, Okla.

    Northeastern A&M

    Gaylon Viney

    Junior

    P/OF

    Bats: S Throws: R

    Del City, Okla.

    Redlands

    Junior transfer from Northeastern A&M looking to battle for the second base position ... A solid defender that can also handle the bat well.

    JUCO: Spent two seasons in Miami, Okla. at Northeastern A&M where last season, he hit .400.

    High School: Multi-sport standout from Westmoore.

    Personal: Business Administration Major ... Lists the New York Yankees as his favorite team ... Birthdate is Aug. 18, 1995.

    Tyler Culver

    Junior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Pawhuska, Okla.

    NOC-Enid

    Junior transfer from Northern Oklahoma in Enid looking to battle for spot in the start-ing rotation ... Good right-hander looking to make in immediate impact.

    Personal: Engineering Major ... Favorite team is the St. Louis Cardinals ... Enjoys hunting ... Birthdate is July 1, 1995.

    Junior outfielder and pitcher who trans-ferred from Redlands ... Looking to help the Bronchos as a two-way player and switch-hitter.

    JUCO: Hit .286 with two home runs and 15 RBIs at Redlands with 22 runs scored, six doubles and three triples.

    High School: Threw two perfect games at Del City High School and was a Big-City honorable mention from The Oklahoman.

    Personal: Political Science Major ... Lists the Los Angeles Dodgers as his favorite team ... Lists Drake as his favorite music artist ... Enjoys playing video games ... Birthdate is Sept. 24, 1994.

    Redshirt junior returner that will sit out this season.

    JUCO (2014-15): Pitched in 22 games with 14 starts during two seasons with the Red Ravens ... Went 4-2 with a 5.63 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 38 1/3 innings ... Posted a 2-3 record last year with 29 strikeouts in 30 innings ... Kansas Jayhawk Conference All-Academic pick during freshman year and earned NJCAA Superior Academic Achieve-ment Award as a sophomore.

    High School: Prep standout at Westmoore High School ... Went 3-3 with a 1.90 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 51 innings as a senior for the Jaguars.

    Personal: Kinesiology major and member of UCO Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the fall ... Names “Moneyball” as his favorite sports movie ... Birthdate is Aug. 16, 1995.

    Kyle Dale

    Junior

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Oklahoma City, Okla.

    Coffeyville

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    J.J. Rogers

    Sophomore

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Piedmont, Okla.

    Seminole

    Jacob Muehlich

    Sophomore

    1B/OF

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Cave Creek, Ariz.

    Scottsdale CC

    Sophomore transfer from Seminole JC ... Can have an immediate impact as a reliever for the Bronchos.

    Junior college transfer from Scottsdale, Ariz. looking to find some time on the field at first base.

    JUCO: Spent two years at Scottsdale JC.High School: First Team All Section, and

    First Team All District at Cactus Shadows Cave Creek in Arizona.

    Personal: Kiniseology Major who wants to coach baseball one day ... Favorite movie is Moneyball ... Favorite memory is hitting a walk-off home run to clinch a playoff berth in high school ... Birthdate is Oct. 28, 1995.

    Sam Melot

    Freshman

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Jones, Okla.

    Jones HS

    Skyler Fuller

    Freshman

    OF

    Bats: L Throws: R

    Mustang, Okla.

    Cowley County

    Cowley County transfer who could see immediate time at the plate and in the outfield ... Speedy left-handed bat gives the Bronchos more offensive weapons ... Covers a lot of ground in the multiple positions in the outfield.

    High School: All-Conference, All-District, All-State at Mustang High School ... Batted .444 his senior season and stole 44 bases ... Was a Class 6A All-State pick at center field.

    Personal: Kinesiology Major who enjoys working out as a hobby ... Favorite team is the Boston Red Sox ... Birthdate is Jan. 31, 1997.

    Redshirt freshman looking to help the Bronchos in a relief role after sitting out last season.

    High School: Honorable mention All-State selection as a senior at Jones High School ... Also lettered in basketball and football for the Longhorns.

    Personal: Kinesiology major looking to become a physical therapist ... Lists the New York Yankees as his top team ... Names “Rocky” as his favorite sports movie ... Birth-date is Sept. 14, 1996.

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    Cameron Kay

    Freshman

    Pitcher

    Bats: N/A Throws: R

    Edmond, Okla.

    Edmond Santa Fe HS

    Michael Mariani

    Freshman

    OF

    Bats: L Throws: L

    Topeka, Kan.

    Topeka West

    Carson Green

    Freshman

    Catcher

    Bats: R Throws: R

    Olathe, Kan.

    Olathe South

    Versatile pitcher looking to find a role in the Broncho rotation ... Freshman from Edmond Santa Fe also plays football for the Bronchos.

    High School: Multi-sport standout at Edmond Santa Fe ... Helped baseball team to Class 6A state tournament as a senior.

    Personal: Favorite team is St. Louis Car-dinals ... Favorite hobby is golf ... Has hit a hole-in-one, and, broke his nose playing golf ... Birthdate is May 27, 1998.

    Freshman from Olathe, Kan. who will red-shirt this season ... Big upside could lead to a lot innings behind the plate in the future for the Bronchos.

    High School: All-State catcher at Olathe South in Kansas ... Also earned Kansas All-Star team ... Helped team to state tournament as a junior and senior.

    Personal: Business Management Major ... Favorite team is the Kansas City Royals ... Favorite movie is the Sandlot ... Birthdate is March 27, 1998.

    Talented outfielder looking to compete for a spot in left after sitting out redshirt season in 2016.

    High School: Multi-sport star at Topeka West High School ... Three-team All-City and two-time All-League pick in baseball ... Earned All-City honors three times and All-League accolades twice in football while also starting in basketball.

    Personal: Biomedical engineering major ... Names the Kansas City Royals as his favor-ite team ... Lists Kid Cudi as his top musician ... Birthdate is July 18, 1997.

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    2016 season review

    Player GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-Att. Avg.Landon Eason ................... 52-52 221 65 88 17 8 11 52 22 30 5-7 .398Jon Kamies ........................ 52-52 213 62 83 17 2 18 73 27 32 7-10 .390Jake Dyer .......................... 44-41 183 44 67 14 3 8 32 12 35 12-15 .366Trae Smith ........................ 38-32 124 25 43 8 0 6 18 16 22 1-5 .347Isaac Hellbusch ................. 50-49 176 50 55 12 0 10 47 34 56 4-6 .313T.J. Sparr ........................... 50-48 179 42 55 8 1 8 35 24 49 13-18 .307Jacob Borrego ................... 52-52 203 49 58 6 2 2 31 40 34 5-6 .286Brenton Washausen ......... 45-43 169 43 47 14 1 11 42 16 38 7-10 .278Korey Floyd ....................... 36-28 112 20 30 6 0 1 17 15 27 5-5 .268Chris Lobato...................... 45-41 135 15 26 4 0 1 21 12 35 2-4 .193Casey Bowlan .................... 28-9 45 13 12 3 0 0 8 9 11 6-10 .267Hunter Schellhardt ........... 25-17 64 13 15 2 1 3 13 4 29 4-6 .234Brenden Fowler ................. 15-0 9 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 0-0 .111Torey Hart .......................... 13-3 19 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 5 0-0 .105Casey Wissinger .................. 7-0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0-0 .000Jaycee Parker ...................... 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 .000TOTALS ............................ 52-52 1854 442 582 111 18 79 393 232 409 71-102 .314

    2016 BattinG statistics

    Player GP-GS CG IP H R ER BB SO WP HBP Save W-L ERABrock Stuber .................13-13 1 63 66 45 31 25 49 5 3 0 4-5 4.43Daulton Leiker ..............14-13 0 80 1/3 97 56 42 31 79 6 1 0 6-2 4.71Greg Hyde .....................15-14 0 54 58 53 36 35 43 5 2 0 4-1 6.00Gibson Russ ...................14-0 0 20 9 3 3 10 32 0 1 2 2-0 1.35Ryan McCourt ................24-0 0 29 2/3 29 19 14 19 21 10 2 1 4-2 4.25Zayne Dougan ................17-0 0 17 2/3 16 17 11 13 15 6 6 0 1-0 5.60J.D. Cameron .................22-3 0 43 2/3 63 43 30 14 26 4 2 2 0-3 6.18Austin Stewart ...............18-6 0 40 50 35 28 30 41 2 4 1 1-0 6.30Zack Wunderlich ............16-0 0 13 1/3 23 20 11 8 8 5 2 0 2-0 7.43Shawn Troutman ...........20-0 0 19 1/3 26 21 16 14 27 2 1 4 1-3 7.45Jaycee Parker .................19-5 0 37 1/3 54 52 38 23 23 6 12 0 4-4 9.16Colt Weiner....................10-0 0 11 21 17 14 8 13 1 0 0 0-1 11.45Bobby Pierce ..................12-2 0 12 1/3 21 17 16 17 11 7 1 0 1-1 11.68Ty Golay ..........................5-0 0 4 1/3 8 6 6 3 4 1 1 0 0-0 12.46Casey Wissinger ..............1-0 0 1/3 2 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0-0 99.00TOTALS ........................52-52 0 446 1/3 543 408 298 252 392 60 38 10 30-22 6.01

    2016 PitcHinG statistics

    Central Oklahoma won 30 games for the fourth time in five years in 2016 under the direction of first-year head coach John Martin.Martin won his first game as head man for the Bronchos,

    and put together two five-game win streaks in the first half of the season to build up what would be a strong season for the Bronchos.UCO for the second-straight year scored a run in every game

    and averaged 8.5 runs per game over the course of its 52 game season.Offensively, the Bronchos had four players with at least 10

    home runs, and first baseman and outfielder Jon Kamies led the team with 18 on his way to an All-American selection.Kamies also led the team in doubles and RBIs. His 73 RBIs is

    the fourth-most in school history. His 18 homers is sixth on the all-time list.Landon Eason also earned All-American honors for the Bron-

    chos after the outfielder led UCO in at bats, hits, doubles, and triples. Eason tied a school-record with eight triples, and belted the

    seventh-most hits in one season in school history.Pitching was up and down for the Bronchos, but Dalton Leiker

    was a bright spot. The senior hurler went 6-2 in 13 starts, more than 80 innings pitched. He led the team with 79 strikeouts and boasted a 4.71 earned run average on his way to All-MIAA honors.UCO also got four wins from three other pitchers – Brock Stu-

    ber, Greg Hyde, and Ryan McCourt.

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    2016 game-by-game resultsDate Opponent W/L Score R-H-E Pitcher RecordFeb. 9 Southwestern Oklahoma W 9-7 9-9-5 Parker (1-0) 1-0

    Southern Arkansas FestivalAt Magnolia, Ark.

    Feb. 13 Central Missouri W 5-1 5-7-3 Hyde (1-0) 2-0Feb. 13 Southern Arkansas L 1-11 1-2-3 Stuber (0-1) 2-1Feb. 14 Washburn L 5-16 5-9-3 Parker (1-1) 2-2Feb. 16 Southern Nazarene W 12-2 12-12-2 Leiker (1-0) 3-2Feb. 24 Southwestern Oklahoma L 1-14 1-4-3 Parker (1-2) 3-3Feb. 26 Southwest Baptist* W 22-20 22-18-4 Troutman (1-0) 4-3, 1-0Feb. 27 Southwest Baptist* W 15-9 15-13-4 Hyde (2-0) 5-3, 2-0Feb. 28 Southwest Baptist* W 8-6 8-10-0 McCourt (1-0) 6-3, 3-0March 1 Southeastern Oklahoma State W 3-2 3-5-1 Parker (2-2) 7-3March 1 Southeastern Oklahoma State W 13-12 13-11-0 McCourt (2-0) 8-3March 4 Fort Hays State* L 9-10 9-11-3 Cameron (0-1) 8-4, 3-1March 5 Fort Hays State* L 3-4 (13) 3-8-4 McCourt (2-1) 8-5, 3-2March 6 Fort Hays State* W 15-4 15-15-4 Stuber (1-1) 9-5, 4-2March 9 Northwestern Oklahoma State W 8-1 1-5-0 Wunderlich (1-0) 10-5March 11 Central Missouri* L 2-4 (10) 2-4-3 Parker (2-3) 10-6, 4-3March 12 Central Missouri* W 15-7 15-11-2 Pierce (1-0) 11-6, 5-3March 13 Central Missouri* L 2-6 2-9-2 Stuber (1-2) 11-7, 5-4March 15 Southeastern Oklahoma State W 4-2 4-8-1 Wunderlich (2-0) 12-7March 15 Southeastern Oklahoma State W 7-2 7-9-0 Parker (3-3) 13-7March 18 Lindenwood* W 5-1 5-9-0 Leiker (2-0) 14-7, 6-4March 19 Lindenwood* W 16-11 16-11-2 Stewart (1-0) 15-7, 7-4March 20 Lindenwood* W 5-3 5-5-1 McCourt (3-1) 16-7, 8-4March 22 Missouri Southern* L 10-13 10-11-2 Cameron (0-2) 16-8, 8-5March 24 Pittsburg State* W 13-2 2-5-5 Leiker (3-0) 17-8, 9-5March 25 Pittsburg State* W 7-4 7-8-3 Hyde (3-0) 18-8, 10-5March 26 Pittsburg State* W 14-1 14-12-1 Stuber (2-2) 19-8, 11-5March 30 Missouri Southern* L 9-10 9-16-2 Troutman (1-1) 19-9, 11-6April 1 Emporia State* L 1-8 1-7-0 Leiker (3-1) 19-10, 11-7April 2 Emporia State* L 8-10 8-13-1 McCourt (3-2) 19-11, 11-8April 3 Emporia State* L 8-25 8-9-4 Stuber (2-3) 19-12, 11-9April 5 Missouri Southern* W 9-8 9-18-1 Dougan (1-0) 20-12, 12-9April 8 Missouri Western* L 9-10 9-9-1 Troutman (1-2) 20-13, 12-10April 9 Missouri Western* L 21-22 21-19-3 Pierce (1-1) 20-14, 12-11April 10 Missouri Western* L 2-22 2-9-2 Hyde (3-1) 20-15, 12-12April 15 Lincoln* W 18-6 18-22-1 Leiker (4-1) 21-15, 13-12April 16 Lincoln* W 8-7 8-17-2 Russ (1-0) 22-15, 14-12 April 17 Lincoln* W 22-6 22-16-3 Parker (4-3) 23-15, 15-12April 20 Northeastern State* L 9-10 9-16-4 Troutman (1-3) 23-16, 15-13 April 22 Northwest Missouri* W 9-6 9-14-2 Leiker (5-1) 24-16, 16-13April 23 Northwest Missouri* L 8-16 8-12-3 Stuber (2-4) 24-17, 16-14April 24 Northwest Missouri* L 7-10 7-9-1 Parker (4-4) 24-18, 16-15April 27 Northeastern State* W 7-3 7-13-0 Hyde (4-1) 25-18, 17-15April 28 Washburn* W 7-5 7-17-1 Russ (2-0) 25-18, 18-15April 29 Washburn* L 6-8 6-8-1 Weiner (0-1) 26-19, 18-16April 30 Washburn* L 6-7 6-11-1 Stuber (2-5) 26-20, 18-17May 5 Nebraska-Kearney* W 6-2 6-11-2 Leiker (6-1) 27-20, 19-17May 6 Nebraska-Kearney* W 13-4 13-19-0 Stuber (3-5) 28-20, 20-17May 7 Nebraska-Kearney* W 9-7 9-12-2 McCourt (4-2) 29-20, 21-17

    MIAA Postseason TournamentAt St. Charles, Mo.

    May 12 Emporia State L 3-10 3-9-2 Leiker (6-2) 29-21May 13 Northeastern State W 6-2 6-10-3 Stuber (4-5) 30-21May 14 Washburn L 2-9 2-9-3 Cameron (0-3) 30-22

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    2016 MIAA Standings

    2016 All-MIAA teams

    MIAA Pct. Overall Pct.x-Central Missouri 32-7 .821 43-15 .741x-Emporia State 27-12 .692 39-19 .672x-Washburn 26-13 .667 34-20 .630x-Missouri Western 26-13 .667 38-20 .655x-Missouri Southern 22-17 .564 32-20 .615x-Northeastern State 21-17 .553 27-23 .540x-Central Oklahoma 21-17 .553 30-22 .577x-Northwest Missouri 19-20 .487 25-28 .472Lindenwood 18-21 .462 24-26 .480Fort Hays State 17-21 .447 23-26 .469Southwest Baptist 17-22 .436 22-28 .440Nebraska Kearney 16-23 .410 19-29 .396Pittsburg State 9-29 .237 15-33 .313Lincoln 0-39 .000 1-48 .020

    Miaa toUrnaMentThursday’s Games

    No. 3 Washburn 8, No. 6 Northeastern State 4No. 2 Emporia State 10, No. 7 Central Oklahoma 3No. 1 Central Missouri 10, No. 8 Northwest Missouri 3No. 4 Missouri Western 6, No. 5 Missouri Southern 4

    Friday’s GamesNo. 7 Central Oklahoma 6, No. 6 Northeastern State 2No. 8 Northwest Missouri 5, No. 5 Missouri Southern 4No. 2 Emporia State 12, No. 3 Washburn 4No. 1 Central Missouri 10, No. 4 Missouri Western 0 (7)

    Saturday’s GamesNo. 3 Washburn 9, No. 7 Central Oklahoma 2No. 3 Washburn 2, No. 1 Central Missouri 1 (11 innings)No. 4 Missouri Western 12, No. 8 Northwest Missouri 3No. 4 Missouri Western 6, No. 2 Emporia State 5

    Sunday’s GamesNo. 1 Central Missouri 16, No. 3 Washburn 8No. 4 Missouri Western 7, No. 2 Emporia State 3No. 1 Central Missouri 16, No. 4 Missouri Western 14

    First teaMPitcher: Ethan Westphal, Jr., Central Missouri^; Pitcher: Tyler Stubblefield, Jr., Emporia State^; Pitcher: Payton Walker, Sr., Missouri Southern^$;

    Pitcher: Nick Silva, Jr., Washburn^ (Pitcher of the Year); Relief Pitcher: Grant Gavin, Jr., Central Missouri; Catcher: David Gauntt, Sr., Washburn (Player of the Year); First Base: Evan Koehler, Sr., Emporia State$; Second Base: David Glaude, Jr., Missouri Western; Shortstop: Landon Mason, Jr., Missouri Western; Third Base: Kyle Carnahan, Sr., Washburn; Outfield: Landon Eason, Jr., Central Oklahoma; Outfield: Dalton Wheat, Sr., Emporia State; Outfield: Wes Degener, So., Lindenwood; Designated Hitter: Jesse Rall, Sr., Missouri Southern$; Utility: Jon Kamies, Jr., Central Oklahoma.^=Four pitchers due to tie in the voting; $=Repeat first team selection

    second teaMPitcher: Carlos D’Armas, Sr., Central Missouri; Pitcher: Connor Law, Jr., Lindenwood; Pitcher: Zach Parish, Fr., Northeastern State (Freshman of

    the Year); Relief Pitcher: Garrett Brummett, Sr., Emporia State; Catcher: Eric Kirkpatrick, Sr., Northeastern State; First Base: Bennett Oliver, Sr., Central Missouri; Second Base: Christian Binger, Sr., Southwest Baptist; Shortstop: Nathan Prindle, Sr., Lindenwood; Third Base: Caleb Sneed, So., Southwest Baptist; Outfield: Connor Ross, Sr., Fort Hays State; Outfield: Chris Hoffman, Sr., Missouri Southern; Outfield: Nick Gawley, Jr., Missouri Western; Designated Hitter: Jake Alexander, Sr., Central Missouri*; Designated Hitter: Isaac Hellbusch, Sr., Central Oklahoma*; Utility: Richie Gorski, Jr., Missouri Southern.*=Two designated hitters due to tie in the voting

    tHird teaMPitcher: Daulton Leiker, Sr., Central Oklahoma; Pitcher: Richard Peoples, Jr., Missouri Western; Pitcher: Anthony Caenepeel, Jr., Northwest

    Missouri; Relief Pitcher: Nikko Pablo, Jr., Northwest Missouri; Catcher: Matt Smith, Jr., Missouri Southern; First Base: Andrew Vogelbaugh, So., Pittsburg State; Second Base: Jake Dyer, So., Central Oklahoma; Shortstop: Riley Krane, Jr., Washburn; Third Base: Jeremy Alvarado, Jr., Missouri Western; Outfield: Wade Hanna, Jr., Emporia State; Outfield: Tyler Sutherland, Jr., Missouri Southern; Outfield: Parker Gibson, Sr., Washburn; Designated Hitter: Derek Francis, Sr., Emporia State; Utility: Austin Unrein, Sr., Fort Hays State.

    HonoraBle Mention Pitcher: Tyler House, Central Missouri; Jordan Plank, Emporia State; Brendan Feldmann, Lindenwood; Brendan Kleekamp, Lindenwood; Cody

    Hutchinson, Missouri Southern; Evan Jones, Missouri Western; Alex Clavet, Missouri Western; George Brandecker, Pittsburg State; Relief Pitcher: Lucas Williams, Central Missouri; Gibson Russ, Central Oklahoma; Giles Fox, Fort Hays State; Preston Bailey, Missouri Western; John Watson, Nebraska-Kearney; Zack Hammock, Northeastern State; Carson Smith, Northwest Missouri; Greg Mason, Washburn; Jaren Kutzke, Washburn; Catcher: Ryan Sosnowski, Lindenwood; Hunter Hisky, Southwest Baptist; First Base: Mike Ehrhard, Lindenwood; Kyle Honeycutt, Nebraska-Kear-ney; Bryce Davenport, Northeastern State; Kevin Handzlik, Northwest Missouri; Second Base: Jacob Bryant, Missouri Southern; Matt Salamon, Nebraska-Kearney; Charles Sims, Northeastern State; Ozzie Adams, Northwest Missouri; Shortstop: Levi Ashmore, Emporia State; Nick Hamme-ke, Fort hays State; Shane Sharkey, Nebraska-Kearney; Sean Murley, Southwest Baptist; Third Base: Daniel LaMunyon, Emporia State; Alex Weiss, Fort Hays State; Jacob Boylan, Pittsburg State; Outfield: Dylan Farrell, Central Missouri; Derek Cornell, Central Missouri; Matt Elliott, Central Missouri; Caleb Cherryholmes, Fort Hays State; Mike Million, Lincoln; Mason Price, Lincoln; Drew Quinones, Lindenwood; Kody Matthews, Mis-souri Western; Pate Katechis, Nebraska-Kearney; Cody Begovich, Northeastern State; Christian Arnold, Pittsburg State; Jeff Bouchard, Southwest Baptist; Designated Hitter: Joe Mapes, Fort Hays State; Brandon Downs, Missouri Western; Dallas Schramm, Nebraska-Kearney; Utility: Orencio Fisher, Missouri Western; Lance Barkley, Washburn.

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    individUal PitcHinG recordsInnings Pitched Season: 115, Michael Fox, 1997. Career: 251 2/3, Ron Maxwell, 1981-84.

    Wins Season: 14, Ricky Belk, 2001. Career: 26, George Hauser, 1982-85.

    Saves Season: 10, Cameron Karner, 2007. Career: 13, Cameron Karner, 2005-07; Ray Wood, 2002-04 and

    George Hauser, 1982-85.

    Winning Percentage Season: 1.000%, Ricky Belk (14-0), 2001 and Ryan Kaney (10-0),

    2005. Career: .926%, Ricky Belk (25-2), 2001-02.

    Earned Run Average Season: 2.12, Ricky Reeves, 2014. Minimum 40 IP. Career: 2.77, Steve Figaro, 1985-86. Minimum 100 IP.

    Strikeouts Season: 108, Michael Fox, 1997 and Ricky Belk, 2001. Career: 213, Ron Maxwell, 1981-84.

    teaM recordsWins: 46, 2002.Losses: 32, 1991.Consecutive Wins: 15, 2001.Consecutive Losses: 11, 1979.Games Played: 63, 1997.At Bats: 2,046, 2008.Runs Scored: 543, 1997.Hits: 678, 2006.Doubles: 152, 1998.Triples: 30, 2008.Home Runs: 80, 1994.Runs Batted In: 473, 1997.Stolen Bases: 175, 1998.Batting Average: .379, 1998.

    individUal HittinG recordsAt Bats Season: 232, Jarred McAlvain, 1997. Career: 617, John Rogers, 2000-03.

    Runs Scored Season: 87, Pat Koerner, 1997. Career: 179, John Rogers, 2000-03.

    Hits Season: 102, Jarred McAlvain, 1997. Career: 227, John Rogers, 2000-03.

    Average Season: .478, Brandon Bagwell, 1999. Minimum 75 at bats. Career: .423, Pat Koerner, 1996-97. Minimum 300 at bats.

    Doubles Season: 32, Barrett Whitney, 2003. Career: 55, John Rogers, 2000-03.

    Triples Season: 8, Landon Eason, 2016; Brandon Bagwell, 1997 and James

    Hooks, 1972. Career: 16, Brandon Bagwell, 1996-99.

    Home Runs Season: 23, Ray Danzy, 2001. Career: 42, Breck Draper, 2007-08.

    Runs Batted In Season: 104, Jarred McAlvain, 1997. Career: 175, John Rogers, 2000-03.

    Stolen Bases Season: 41, Nick Thigpen, 2004. Career: 98, Greg Nelson, 1980-82 and Blake Gibson, 1985-87.

    Walks Season: 65, Jerrod Nelson, 1997. Career: 119, Brett Turner, 1981-84.

    Strikeouts Season: 56, Isaac Hellbusch, 2016. Career: 112, Brandon Bagwell, 1996-99.

    individUal HittinG leadersTop 10 Single-Season At Bats

    Rank Player Season At Bats1. Jarred McAlvain 1997 2322. Derec Norman 2006 2313. Miguel Moctezuma 2008 2284. Pat Koerner 1997 2275. Ryan Haley 1997 2276. Tyler Carroll 2008 2227. Landon Eason 2016 2218. Breck Draper 2008 2198. Derec Norman 2007 219

    10. Michael Pollock 2007 216

    Top Five Career At BatsRank Player Seasons At Bats

    1. John Rogers 2000-03 6172. Bob Bailey 1980-83 5753. Shane Smith 1993-96 5614. Ryan Schoonover 2008-11 5365. Rothy Briggs 2000-02 531

    Top 10 Single-Season Runs Scored

    Rank Player Season Runs1. Pat Koerner 1997 872. Bryan Coy 2002 833. Ryan Haley 1997 794. Justin Knowles 1998 765. Jake Mays 2005 716. Miguel Moctezuma 2008 707. Beau Sullivan 2005 667. Jerrod Nelson 1997 669. Landon Eason 2016 659. Mike Hill 2003 659. Jarred McAlvain 1997 65

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    Top Five Career Runs ScoredRank Player Seasons Runs

    1. John Rogers 2000-03 1792. Ryan Schoonover 2008-11 1593. Blake Gibson 1985-87 1584. Brett Turner 1981-84 1545. Rothy Briggs 2000-02 147

    Top 10 Single-Season HitsRank Player Season Hits

    1. Jarred McAlvain 1997 1022. Pat Koerner 1997 1013. Miguel Moctezuma 2008 994. Ryan Haley 1997 935. Tyler Carroll 2008 926. Derec Norman 2006 917. Landon Eason 2016 888. Brandon Bacon 2006 889. Phillip Wilson 2014 87

    10. Bryan Coy 2002 84Top Five Career Hits

    Rank Player Seasons Hits1. John Rogers 2000-03 2272. Rothy Briggs 2000-02 1943. Brett Turner 1981-84 1904. Miguel Moctezuma 2006-08 1855. Shane Smith 1993-96 184

    Top 10 Single-Season Batting AverageRank Player Season Hits-At Bats Avg.

    1. Brandon Bagwell 1999 43-for-90 .4782. Rick Nordyke 1979 41-for-87 .4713. Brian Arant 1999 62-for-133 .4664. Mark Cochran 1976 52-for-113 .4605. Brett Turner 1984 60-for-133 .4516. Zac Zanowiak 1998 70-for-156 .4497. John Rogers 2003 73-for-163 .4488. Phillip Wilson 2014 87-for-195 .4469. Pat Koerner 1997 101-for-227 .445

    10. Bill Smith 1976 38-for-86 .442(Minimum 75 at bats)

    Top Five Career Batting AverageRank Player Seasons Hits-At Bats Avg.

    1. Pat Koerner 1996-97 162-for-383 .4232. Justin Knowles 1998-99 144-for-349 .4133. Bryce Columbus 2006-07 123-for-300 .4104. Rick Nordyke 1976-79 149-for-370 .4035. Bryan Coy 2001-02 146-for-372 .392

    (Minimum 300 at bats)Top 10 Single-Season Doubles

    Rank Player Season Doubles1. Barrett Whitney 2003 322. Beau Sullivan 2005 262. Wesley McSwane 1998 264. Jarred McAlvain 1997 255. Brandon Bacon 2006 235. Pat Koerner 1997 237. Matt Yost 2005 228. Tucker Brown 2012 218. Matt Yost 2006 21

    10. Kevin Blue 2012 2010. Barrett Whitney 2002 20

    Top Five Career DoublesRank Player Seasons Doubles

    1. John Rogers 2000-03 552. Barrett Whitney 2002-03 523. Wesley McSwane 1997-99 494. Shane Smith 1993-96 465. Ryan Schoonover 2008-11 435. Matt Yost 2005-06 43

    Top Five Single-Season TriplesRank Player Season Triples

    1. Landon Eason 2016 81. Brandon Bagwell 1997 81. James Hooks 1972 84. Bryan Coy 2002 74. John Ginsterblum 1989 74. Blake Gibson 1987 7

    Top Five Career TriplesRank Player Seasons Triples

    1. Brandon Bagwell 1996-99 162. Brett Turner 1981-84 122. Blake Gibson 1985-87 124. Bryan Coy 2001-02 115. Three Players 9

    Top 10 Single-Season Home RunsRank Player Season Home Runs

    1. Ray Danzy 2001 232. Breck Draper 2008 223. Breck Draper 2007 204. Austin Rycroft 2012 194. Brandon Bacon 2006 196. Jon Kamies 2016 187. Tyler Carroll 2008 177. Mike Hill 2003 179. Jarred McAlvain 1997 16

    10. Beau Sullivan 2005 1510. Eddie Jeffcoat 1994 15

    Top Five Career Home RunsRank Player Seasons Home Runs

    1. Breck Draper 2006-08 422. Brandon Bacon 2005-06 333. Ray Danzy 2000-01 324. John Rogers 2000-03 305. Tyler Carroll 2007-08 29

    Top 10 Single-Season Runs Batted InRank Player Season RBI

    1. Jarred McAlvain 1997 1042. Breck Draper 2008 823. Brandon Bacon 2006 794. Jon Kamies 2016 735. Pat Koerner 1997 716. Breck Draper 2007 707. Beau Sullivan 2005 687. Justin Carroll 2002 689. Austin Rycroft 2012 63

    10. Tyler Carroll 2008 6210. Ray Danzy 2001 62

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    Top Five Career Runs Batted InRank Player Seasons RBI

    1. John Rogers 2000-03 1752. Breck Draper 2007-08 1523. Bob Bailey 1980-83 1494. Brett Turner 1981-84 1435. Brandon Bacon 2005-06 140

    Top 10 Single-Season Stolen Bases

    Rank Player Season SBs1. Nick Thigpen 2004 412. Bryan Coy 2002 393. Greg Nelson 1980 384. Justin Knowles 1998 375. Ryan Haley 1997 366. Nolan Randolph 2003 346. Blake Gibson 1987 348. Four Players 32

    Top Five Career Stolen Bases

    Rank Player Seasons SBs1. Blake Gibson 1985-87 981. Greg Nelson 1980-82 983. Brandon Bagwell 1996-99 714. Nolan Randolph 2003-04 645. Nick Thigpen 2004-05 62

    individUal PitcHinG leadersTop 10 Single-Season Innings Pitched

    Rank Player Season IP1. Michael Fox 1997 1152. Ricky Belk 2001 107.23. Ron Maxwell 1983 95.24. Clint Straka 2008 94.25. Steve Figaro 1986 936. Justin Bernard 1996 927. Jeff Baty 1997 90.28. Dean McIntyre 2008 88.19. Brett Case 2006 879. Kyle Nevels 2003 87

    Top Five Career Innings Pitched

    Rank Player Seasons IP1. Ron Maxwell 1981-84 251.22. Andy Bilyeau 1977-81 200.23. Jeff Beighle 1977-79 193.14. Jay Sparks 1987-90 189.25. George Hauser 1982-85 186.2

    Top 10 Single-Season Wins

    Rank Player Season Wins 1. Ricky Belk 2001 14 2. Skip Weast 2003 12 2. Steve Figaro 1986 12 2. Michael Fox 1997 12 5. Five Players 1110. Five Players 10

    Top Five Single-Season SavesRank Player Seasons Saves

    1. Cameron Karner 2007 102. Phillip Wilson 2014 93. Ray Wood 2003 84. Anthony Chang 2008 74. Anthony Reed 2002 74. George Hauser 1984 7

    Top Five Career SavesRank Player Seasons Saves

    1. Cameron Karner 2005-07 131. Ray Wood 2002-04 131. George Hauser 1982-84 134. Phillip Wilson 2014 94. Chad Tredway 1993-95 9

    Top Five Career Wins

    Rank Player Seasons Wins1. George Hauser 1982-85 262. Ricky Belk 2001-02 253. Ron Maxwell 1981-84 214. Jesse McGough 2005-06 184. Jeff Baty 1997-99 18

    Top 10 Single-Season Strikeouts

    Rank Player Season Strikeouts1. Ricky Belk 2001 1081. Michael Fox 1997 1083. Billy Coleman 1999 954. Nate Nance 2007 945. Skip Weast 2003 905. Kyle Dover 2000 907. Brian Murphy 2009 868. Kirk Gore 2001 859. Nate Nance 2006 849. Kyle Nevels 2004 84

    Top Five Career Strikeouts

    Rank Player Seasons Strikeouts1. Ron Maxwell 1981-84 2132. Kirk Gore 2000-02 1833. Nate Nance 2006-07 1783. Ricky Belk 2001-02 1785. Daulton Leiker 2015-16 167

    Top Five Single-Season Winning Percentage

    Rank Player Season Record Pct.1. Ricky Belk 2001 14-0 1.0001. Ryan Kaney 2005 10-0 1.0003. Skip Weast 2003 12-1 .9234. Clint Straka 2008 11-1 .9174. Dustin Yowell 1999 11-1 .9174. Jeff Baty 1997 11-1 .917

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    all-conFerence Players

    2016 (Miaa)1st Team - OF, Landon Eason; UT, Jon Kamies2nd Team - DH, Isaac Hellbusch3rd Team - P, Daulton Leiker; 2B, Jake Dyer

    2015 (Miaa)2nd Team - P Daulton Leiker

    2014 (Miaa)1st Team - DH Josh Ingram, 1B Jake O’Brien, P Ricky Reeves (Pitcher of the Year), SS Phillip Wilson (Player of the Year).2nd Team - P Jared Sterling, 2B Cesar Wong.3rd Team - 3B Matt Johnson, SS Phillip Wilson.

    2013 (Miaa)1st Team - P Edgar Lopez

    2011 (lsc)1st Team - C Arrow Cunningham.2nd Team - P Uriah Fisher, OF Keegan Morrow, P Jordan Stern.

    2009 (lsc)2nd Team - OF Blake MitchellAcademic - OF Andrew Foshee (Academic Player of the Year), OF Blake Mitchell.

    2008 (lsc)1st Team - DH Tyler Carroll, UT Breck Draper, C Miguel Moctezuma, P Clint Straka (co-Pitcher of the Year).Academic - OF Andrew Foshee, OF/P Dean McIntyre.

    2007 (lsc nortH division)1st Team - DH Bryce Columbus, C Breck Draper (Player of the Year), P Dean McIntyre (Pitcher of the Year), OF Derec Norman, SS Michael Pollock, 2B Tim Sullivan.2nd Team - 1B Bradon Blackburn, OF Tyler Carroll, P Brett Case, P Cameron Karner, P Nate Nance.Academic - OF Derec Norman, 2B Tim Sul-livan.

    2006 (lsc nortH division)1st Team - 3B Brandon Bacon (Player of the Year), P Brett Case (Pitcher of the Year), DH Bryce Columbus, P Nate Nance, OF Derec Norman, 2B Tim Sullivan, OF Matt Yost.2nd Team - SS Bryan Belford, P Cameron Karner, P Jesse McGough, C Miguel Moctezu-ma (Co-Freshman of the Year).Academic - SS Bryan Belford, C Doug Yar-harlor.

    2005 (lsc nortH division)1st Team - P Chad Ashley, DH Brandon Bacon, P Ryan Kaney (Pitcher of the Year), 3B Jake Mays, P Jesse McGough, 1B Beau Sullivan (Player of the Year), 2B Nick Thigpen, OF Matt Yost.2nd Team - SS Bryan Belford, C Blake Deen, OF Chad McGaugh, P Brian Murphy.Academic - DH Trent Davis, OF Chadd Flem-ing.

    2004 (lsc nortH