College wrap Week XVII: Cina, Dressler, Gingras, Morris, Onyshko

Former Aigles de Trois-Rivières Gui Gingras (Levis, Que.) of St. John’s led in home runs and RBIs while tying for the most hits by a Canadian player south of the border.  

Former Aigles de Trois-Rivières Gui Gingras (Levis, Que.) of St. John’s led in home runs and RBIs while tying for the most hits by a Canadian player south of the border.  

Canadians in College baseball report for May 22-28, 2017

By Kevin Wall
Canadian Baseball Network

We track the pitching and hitting statistics of 743 players from the CBN master list that are listed on the rosters of 327 schools affiliated with CCCAA, NAIA, NCAA, NJCAA, NWAC and USCAA.

Last week, Monday through Sunday, 66 schools with 105 Canadians played 159 games (23 games had Canadians on both teams).  From the mound, 19 Canadian pitchers made 21 appearances, seven were starts. As a group, they threw 60 innings, striking out 39, earning two wins. At the plate, 39 Canadian batters had 322 at bats with 87 hits and seven home runs, producing 51 RBI.

Notable pitching performances
Michael Brettell, Jordan Scheftz had two appearances.
Nate Borges, Steven Dressler had one win.
Michael Brettell, Jared Spearing, Steven Dressler had quality starts.

Former North Shore Twin INF Louis Boyd (West Vancouver, BC) 

Former North Shore Twin INF Louis Boyd (West Vancouver, BC) 

Notable batting performances
Louis Boyd, Gui Gingras had six hits.
Gui Gingras had two home runs.
Gui Gingras had seven RBIs.
Louis Boyd, Kyle Blackwell, Gui Gingras, Kyle MacDonald, Tristan Pompey, Matt Lloyd had high batting averages.

Pitching statistics
Player School App GS IP H BB K ER W SV ERA
Alex Rogers, North Dakota State 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ben Onyshko, Stetson 1 0 3.0 1 3 5 0 0 0 0.00
Carson Perkins, Canisius 1 0 0.0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0.00
J.P. Stevenson, Canisius 1 1 7.0 8 1 6 2 0 0 2.57
Jackson Wark, Saint Louis 1 1 2.2 6 3 2 6 0 0 20.25

Jared Spearing, Indian Hills CC 1 1 8.1 6 3 3 1 0 0 1.08
Jean-Francois Dionne, Northern Kentucky 1 1 3.0 4 1 2 3 0 0 9.00
Jordan Scheftz, Central Florida 2 0 3.0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0.00
Landen Bourassa, Lane 1 - 1.1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mark Baughman, Louisiana Tech 1 0 2.0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.00

Former Great Lakes Canadians RHP Michael Brettell (Fonthill, Ont.)

Former Great Lakes Canadians RHP Michael Brettell (Fonthill, Ont.)

Player School App GS IP H BB K ER W SV ERA
Matt Lloyd, Indiana 1 0 2.1 2 0 2 1 0 0 3.85
Matthew Beaton, Eastern Michigan 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.00
Michael Brettell, Central Michigan 2 1 9.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 0.00
Nate Borges, Northeastern 1 1 6.1 5 4 4 2 1 0 2.84
Sam Turcotte, Stony Brook 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Steven Dressler, San Antonio 1 1 7.2 8 5 4 2 1 0 2.34
Thomas Espig, Yale 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.00
Zachary Fascia, Indian Hills 1 0 2.0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0.00
Zachary Sloan, Canisius 1 0 1.1 3 0 2 1 0 0 6.75

Batting statistics
Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS

Ari Sechopoulos, Charleston (SC) 14 2 0 0 4 1 0 .143 .357
Austen Swift, UC Berkeley 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000
Austin Guzzo, Iowa 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Brad Antchak, LA-Lafayette 2 1 1 3 1 2 1 .500 2.800
Bryce Jorgenson, Century 5 2 0 0 1 1 0 .400 .800 

Chandler Robertson, Murray State 4 1 0 1 0 1 1 .250 .900
Chris Thibideau, North Florida 9 1 1 0 6 1 2 .111 .556
Christopher Acosta-Tapia, Oklahoma Wesleyan 8 1 0 1 3 0 0 .125 .347
Conor Ledger, Northern Kentucky 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Cyrus Senior, Canisius 9 2 0 0 3 0 2 .222 .444 

Former Windsor Selects INF Jake Lumley (Windsor, Ont.) 

Former Windsor Selects INF Jake Lumley (Windsor, Ont.) 

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
Dane Tofteland, Indiana State 8 1 0 2 2 2 1 .125 .489
Griffin Andreychuk, Seattle 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .083
Gui Gingras, St. Johns 14 6 2 1 1 3 7 .429 1.466
Jake Lumley, Canisius 13 4 0 1 4 2 0 .308 .742
Jared Baldinelli, St. Bonaventure 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 .125 .250 

Jared Young, Old Dominion 12 3 0 0 3 3 0 .250 .724
Jonathan Lacroix, Seminole State 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kobe Morris, Crowder 7 5 0 4 0 2 5 .714 1.818
Kole Cottam, Kentucky 9 4 1 0 2 1 1 .444 1.333
Kyle Blackwell, Crowder 10 5 0 0 3 4 2 .500 1.155 

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
Kyle MacDonald, Crowder 10 4 1 2 3 4 5 .400 1.500
Liam Wilson, Canisius 11 3 0 1 1 2 2 .273 .930
Louis Boyd, Arizona 11 6 0 0 0 4 1 .545 1.129
Luke Turino, Cincinnati 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000
Matt Lloyd, Indiana 14 5 1 0 4 2 6 .357 .976 

Mike Moffatt, Northern Kentucky 11 2 0 1 4 1 0 .182 .432
Mitch Bigras, Boston 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .200
Patrick Gough, Bluefield 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000
Raphael Gladu, Louisiana Tech 10 3 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .600
Ryan Humeniuk, Indian Hills 9 2 0 0 2 0 1 .222 .444 

Ontario Terriers grad OF Tony Handley (Whitby, Ont.) 

Ontario Terriers grad OF Tony Handley (Whitby, Ont.) 

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
Sebastian Scalzo, Seminole State 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 .000 .332
T.J. Baker, St. Bonaventure 7 2 0 1 3 0 0 .286 .804
Tanner Rempel, Colorado Mesa 9 2 0 1 4 2 4 .222 .633
Toby Handley, Stony Brook 14 4 0 0 4 2 0 .286 .643
Tristan Clarke, New Orleans 17 4 0 0 4 1 0 .235 .588 

Tristan Pompey, Kentucky 11 4 0 2 2 2 0 .364 .825
Tyler Duncan, Crowder 11 2 0 1 2 4 5 .182 .630
Zachary Fascia, Indian Hills 7 2 0 1 1 0 0 .286 .660
Zarley Cina, Niagara CC 7 3 0 0 1 1 3 .429 1.071
 
For information on the players and schools covered in this report, please visit the 2017 Canadians in College web page.

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Comments regarding this report are welcome, please let us know how we can make this report better. Contact Kevin Wall <kwall@rogers.com>