College Wrap XVII: Arruda, Lloyd, MacDonald, Morris, Osborne

Former Great Lakes Canadians OF Jake Wilson (New Lowell, Ont.) had a week to remember for the Bowling Green Falcons hitting .643 (9-for-14) with two RBIs.   

Former Great Lakes Canadians OF Jake Wilson (New Lowell, Ont.) had a week to remember for the Bowling Green Falcons hitting .643 (9-for-14) with two RBIs. 
 

Canadians in College baseball report for May 15-21, 2017

By Kevin Wall
Canadian Baseball Network

We track the pitching and hitting statistics of 741 players from the CBN master list that are listed on the rosters of 326 schools affiliated with CCCAA, NAIA, NCAA, NJCAA, NWAC and USCAA.

Last week 219 Canadians from 128 schools played 388 games (32 games had Canadians on both teams).

From the mound, 47 Canadian pitchers made 62 appearances, 19 were starts. As a group, they threw 153 innings, striking out 137, earning seven wins and six saves. At the plate, 80 Canadian batters had 746 at bats with 227 hits and 22 home runs, producing 130 RBI.

Former Okotoks Dawgs Matt Lloyd (Calgary, Alta.) 

Former Okotoks Dawgs Matt Lloyd (Calgary, Alta.) 

Notable pitching performances
RJ Freure, Nick Trogrlic-Iverson had three appearances.
Nathan Arruda had two wins.
Matt Lloyd had two saves.
Chris Horvath, Olivier Mailloux, Kody Rock, Noah Gapp, Krystien Johnson-Batillana, Nate Borges had quality starts.

Former Ontario Terrier Kyle MacDonald (Mississauga, Ont.) shared the weekly lead in homers (two) and led in RBIs (eight) while hitting .389.

Former Ontario Terrier Kyle MacDonald (Mississauga, Ont.) shared the weekly lead in homers (two) and led in RBIs (eight) while hitting .389.

Notable batting performances
Jake Wilson, J.D. Osborne had nine hits each.
Kyle Blackwell, Kyle MacDonald, Tyler Duncan had two home runs.
Kyle MacDonald had eight RBIs.
Jake Wilson, Kobe Morris, Zarley Cina, Eric Marriott, Kole Cottam, J.D. Osborne, Christopher Acosta-Tapia, Jared Young, Tristan Clarke, Conor Ledger, Kyle MacDonald, Tyler Duncan, Liam Wilson had batting averages to write home about.

Player School App GS IP H BB K ER W SV ERA
Alex MacKinnon, Niagara 2 0 3.0 4 1 3 1 0 0 3.00
Ben Onyshko, Stetson 1 0 1.0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0.00
Brandon Marklund, Bryan 2 1 2.1 8 2 2 5 0 0 19.28
Brent Cleland, Buffalo 1 1 2.0 7 0 1 6 0 0 27.00
Carson Perkins, Canisius 2 1 3.2 3 1 2 2 0 0 4.90

Chris Horvath, Wayne State 1 1 7.2 4 3 9 2 0 0 2.34
Christian Botter, Ohio 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Daniel Procopio, Niagara 1 1 3.0 3 5 8 4 0 0 12.00
Dylan Thorp, Bellevue 1 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0.00
Eric Evans, Jamestown (ND) 2 0 1.0 1 0 1 1 0 0 9.00

Player School App GS IP H BB K ER W SV ERA
Hunter Cunningham, LSU-Shreveport 1 1 1.2 5 2 1 2 0 0 10.80
J.P. Stevenson, Canisius 1 1 5.0 4 2 5 3 0 0 5.40
Jackson Wark, Saint Louis 1 1 4.0 10 1 3 4 0 0 9.00
Jared Kennedy, Canisius 1 0 2.0 2 2 0 1 1 0 4.50
Jared Libke, Arkansas-Monticello 1 0 4.0 3 1 3 1 0 0 2.25

Saskatoon Cubs grad RHP Kody Rock (Canora, Sask.,)

Saskatoon Cubs grad RHP Kody Rock (Canora, Sask.,)

Jean-Francois Dionne, Northern Kentucky 1 1 4.0 7 2 4 2 0 0 4.50
Jesse Anderson, Jackson State 2 0 1.2 1 2 3 3 0 0 16.20
Jordan Parranto, Niagara 1 0 2.2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0.00
Jordan Scheftz, Central Florida 1 0 0.1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kody Rock, Mayville State 1 1 8.1 6 0 3 1 0 0 1.08

Player School App GS IP H BB K ER W SV ERA
Krystien Johnson-Batillana, Davenport 1 1 4.0 3 0 6 1 0 0 2.25
Kyle Thomas, Northwestern Ohio 1 1 5.2 7 2 12 7 0 0 11.11
Landen Bourassa, Lane 2 - 5.0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0.00
Marshal Burgess, Jamestown 1 0 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mathieu Gauthier, North Carolina State 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Matt Krutsch, Cowley 1 1 5.0 8 1 4 3 1 0 5.40
Matt Lloyd, Indiana 2 0 2.2 1 0 1 0 0 2 0.00
Matthew Beaton, Eastern Michigan 1 0 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 9.00
Matthew Brash, Niagara 2 0 7.1 6 4 5 1 0 1 1.22
Michael Brettell, Central Michigan 2 0 4.2 11 0 5 5 0 0 9.64

Former Langley Blaze and FieldHouse Pirate Nick Trogrlic-Iverson (Oakville, Ont.) worked in three games for Central Arizona

Former Langley Blaze and FieldHouse Pirate Nick Trogrlic-Iverson (Oakville, Ont.) worked in three games for Central Arizona

Player School App GS IP H BB K ER W SV ERA
Nate Borges, Northeastern 1 1 6.0 4 4 5 1 1 0 1.50
Nate Morris, Erie 1 0 0.2 2 2 0 2 0 0 27.02
Nathan Arruda, Tabor 2 1 8.1 7 4 5 5 2 0 5.40
Nathan Seltsam, Mount St. Marys 1 0 1.0 2 3 0 5 0 0 45.00
Nick Trogrlic-Iverson, Central Arizona 3 0 8.0 9 1 4 3 0 1 3.37

Noah Gapp, Cumberlands 1 1 7.0 6 3 8 1 0 0 1.28
Olivier Mailloux, Monroe 1 1 5.0 1 0 4 0 1 0 0.00
Owen Stubberfield, Alabama A&M 2 0 4.1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.00
Pat Kelley, Northern Kentucky 1 0 1.2 2 2 1 3 0 0 16.20
Phil Graham, MidAmerica Nazarene 1 0 5.0 4 4 2 2 0 0 3.60

Player School App GS IP H BB K ER W SV ERA
RJ Freure, Pittsburgh 3 0 3.0 5 3 3 3 0 0 9.00
Ryan Mose, Northwestern Ohio 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Steven Dressler, San Antonio 1 1 7.0 5 4 4 3 0 0 3.85
Tristan Legault, Bryan 1 0 1.0 4 3 2 1 0 0 9.00
Will McAffer, Central Arizona 1 1 2.1 4 2 2 4 0 0 15.43

Zach Wilcox, Illinois Central 1 0 1.0 5 1 1 5 0 0 45.00
Zachary Sloan, Canisius 1 0 3.0 6 1 4 2 0 0 6.00

Hitting

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
Alex Bedard, Trinidad State 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 .143 .392
Alex Bishop, Texas-Tyler 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 .143 .286
Alex Hendra-Brown, Linfield 8 3 0 0 1 3 0 .375 .750
Alex Thrower, Buffalo 16 3 0 3 3 2 1 .188 .537
Antoine Major, Trinidad State 7 1 0 0 2 1 0 .143 .286 

Ari Sechopoulos, Charleston (SC) 14 3 1 3 3 3 1 .214 .782
Austen Swift, UC Berkeley 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000
Austin Wheeler, Erie 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000
Brad Antchak, LA-Lafayette 13 1 0 1 6 0 0 .077 .220
Bryce Jorgenson, Century 10 3 0 2 2 1 2 .300 .762 

Former Granby Warriors Christopher Acosta-Tapia (Laval, Que.) hit .444 with four RBIs.

Former Granby Warriors Christopher Acosta-Tapia (Laval, Que.) hit .444 with four RBIs.

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
CJ Yoannou, DePauw 11 3 0 1 3 1 4 .273 .649
Chandler Robertson, Murray State 8 1 0 2 1 2 2 .125 .675
Chris Thibideau, North Florida 13 3 0 1 3 2 1 .231 .593
Christopher Acosta-Tapia, Oklahoma Wesleyan 18 8 1 2 2 8 4 .444 1.301
Conor Ledger, Northern Kentucky 12 5 1 0 5 2 3 .417 1.167 

Cyrus Senior, Canisius 10 2 0 3 2 1 2 .200 .629
Dakota DeFreitas, Webster 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .332 .833
Dane Tofteland, Indiana State 8 1 0 4 4 3 0 .125 .667
David Gauthier, Trinidad State 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000
David Glaude, Missouri Western State 7 0 0 1 1 1 0 .000 .125 

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
Dawson Yates, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 12 4 1 3 0 5 4 .332 1.050
Drew Dickerson, Macomb 6 2 0 1 2 2 0 .332 .929
Elliott Curtis, Middle Tennessee 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1.000 2.000
Eric Marriott, Erie 13 7 0 3 1 1 0 .537 1.163
Geoff Seto, Niagara 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 

Griffin Andreychuk, Seattle 10 2 0 2 2 1 1 .200 .508
Griffin Keller, Northern Oklahoma-Enid 7 4 1 0 0 2 7 .571 1.643
Gui Gingras, St Johns 15 4 1 0 2 4 6 .267 .846
J.D. Osborne, Tampa 20 9 1 1 3 6 5 .450 1.226
Jake Lumley, Canisius 15 5 1 4 2 3 1 .332 1.007 

Okanagan Athletics grad Jared Young (Prince George, BC) hit .444

Okanagan Athletics grad Jared Young (Prince George, BC) hit .444

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
Jake Wilson, Bowling Green 14 9 0 1 2 4 2 .643 1.402
Jared Baldinelli, St. Bonaventure 9 2 0 5 1 0 0 .222 .722
Jared Young, Old Dominion 18 8 0 1 0 2 1 .444 1.056
Joel Brophy, Niagara 12 2 0 2 3 0 2 .166 .583
John Loschiavo, St. Josephs VT 21 7 0 1 3 7 3 .332 .887 

Jonathan Lacroix, Seminole State 7 3 0 1 0 1 2 .429 1.071
Joseph Tevlin, Niagara 3 0 0 1 1 1 1 .000 .250
Kobe Morris, Crowder 11 6 1 6 1 5 3 .545 1.615
Kole Cottam, Kentucky 14 7 1 1 3 4 5 .500 1.390
Kyle Blackwell, Crowder 8 3 2 2 4 2 3 .375 1.625 

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
Kyle MacDonald, Crowder 18 7 2 2 4 4 8 .389 1.283
Liam Wilson, Canisius 14 5 1 1 3 5 3 .357 1.197
Louis Boyd, Arizona 12 3 0 1 1 3 0 .250 .557
Luke Turino, Cincinnati 7 0 0 0 5 0 1 .000 .000
Malcolm Boehm, Sacramento City 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 

Marcus Dicenzo, West Alabama 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000
Matt Hilderbrandt, Cuyahoga 8 1 0 1 1 0 0 .125 .347
Matt Lloyd, Indiana 17 4 0 1 5 2 1 .235 .572
Matt Quartel, Milwaukee 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 1.000
Matt Warkentin, Johnson 5 3 1 0 1 2 1 .600 2.000 

Great Lake Canadians Mitch Bigras (Sarnia, Ont.) hit well enough to be on the post-game show.

Great Lake Canadians Mitch Bigras (Sarnia, Ont.) hit well enough to be on the post-game show.

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
Maximillian Wood, Central Florida 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .500 1.000
Michael Belliveau, Bellarmine 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000
Michel Dagenais, Trinidad State 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000
Mitch Bigras, Boston 11 3 0 5 4 2 3 .273 .743
Nick Capitano, Canisius 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 

Nick Howie, Eastern Kentucky 16 5 0 0 5 0 2 .312 .688
Nolan Bumstead, CS-Northridge 10 2 0 1 2 2 0 .200 .672
Nolan Handley, Mayville State 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Oli Herrera, St. Ambrose 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 .332 .833
Philippe Berthiaume, Texas-Arlington 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .650 

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
Philippe Langlois, Niagara 7 0 0 0 3 1 1 .000 .000
Raphael Gladu, Louisiana Tech 12 4 1 2 4 4 3 .332 1.300
Royce Ando, Michigan State 14 4 0 2 3 4 1 .286 .660
Ryan Grippo, DePauw 19 5 0 1 5 2 0 .263 .563
Ryan Pouwells, LSU-Shreveport 8 2 0 5 0 2 0 .250 .787 

Sebastian Scalzo, Seminole State 7 2 0 0 3 2 3 .286 .857
Shane Paradis, Northern Kentucky 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
T.J. Baker, St. Bonaventure 13 3 1 3 5 1 3 .231 .912
Tanner Kirwer, Niagara 18 6 0 1 4 3 0 .332 .789
Tanner Rempel, Colorado Mesa 10 3 0 2 2 1 2 .300 .917 

Great Lake Canadians alumn Tristan Clarke (Brampton, Ont.) also made the talk-show circuit.

Great Lake Canadians alumn Tristan Clarke (Brampton, Ont.) also made the talk-show circuit.

Player School AB H HR BB K R RBI AVG OPS
Taylor Lawrence, Mayville State 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .332 1.000
Taylor Nychk, Indiana Tech 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 .332 .833
Toby Handley, Stony Brook 14 4 0 2 2 2 0 .286 .804
Tristan Clarke, New Orleans 16 7 1 1 3 5 6 .437 1.220
Tristan Pompey, Kentucky 19 5 1 2 7 3 5 .263 .807 

Troy Daring, Johnson 3 2 0 2 0 1 1 .667 1.466
Tyler Duncan, Crowder 19 7 2 0 4 6 7 .368 1.242
Tyler Scott, Bryan 4 3 0 1 0 3 1 .750 1.550
Zach Desa, Cuyahoga 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500
Zarley Cina, Niagara CC 11 6 0 2 0 4 6 .545 1.524
 
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>