2018 Canadians in College

Ontario Blue Jays grad INF Royce Ando (Mississauga, Ont.) is returning to Michigan State.

Ontario Blue Jays grad INF Royce Ando (Mississauga, Ont.) is returning to Michigan State.

By Kevin Wall

Canadian Baseball Network

Former Ontario Blue Jays INF Royce Ando (Mississauga, Ont.) is headed back to the Michigan State Spartans for his junior year.

Ando batted .281 last spring for the 28-23 Spartans. He had seven doubles, a triple, two homers and 19 RBIs with a .721 OPS in 50 games. 

The infielder was 8-for-11 stealing bases.

 

288 Canadians are listed on the rosters of NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III teams, plus NAIA schoolsand JUCO schools for the spring of 2017.

This is the first installment of Canadians in College from the 1,600 schools which have posted their rosters. No need to let us know about missing players -- until the school's roster is posted for the 2018 season. We will up date each Monday. 

 

A year ago there were 755 Canadians playing the majority of their schedule south of the border.


NCAA
DIVISION I
FRESHMEN

OF Isaac Deveaux, Montreal, QC, Utah (UT)
LHP Harley Gollert, Toronto, ON, Austin Peay (TN)
INF Andrew Leggo, Waterloo, ON, Arkansas State (AR)
IF Jacob Martins, Richmond Hill, ON, Canisius (NY)
OF Michael Ssemanda, Hamilton, ON, Canisius (NY)

SOPHOMORES
OF Nathan Dallas Blackburn, Mississauga, ON, Maryland Eastern Shore (MD)
LHP Thomas Espig, Vancouver, BC, Yale (CT)
RHP Mathieu Gauthier, Candiac, QC, North Carolina State (NC)
OF Nick Howie, Oakville, ON, Eastern Kentucky (KY)
INF Matt Lloyd, Okotoks, AB, Indiana (IN)

LHP Michael Mommersteeg, St Thomas, ON, Valparaiso (IN)
P Carson Perkins, Bienfait, SK, Canisius (NY)
RHP Brett Stenger, Kingsville, ON, Eastern Michigan (MI)
RHP Sam Turcotte, Toronto, ON, Stony Brook (NY)
OF Jake Wilson, New Lowell, ON, Bowling Green State (OH)

JUNIORS
INF Royce Ando, Mississauga, ON, Michigan State (MI)
C Jacob Charron, Ottawa, ON, Louisiana at Monroe (LA)
IF Drew Dickerson, Port Hope, ON, Youngstown State (OH)
OF Canice Ejoh, Toronto, ON, Canisius (NY)
OF Jean-Francois Garon, Terrebonne, QC, Bradley (IL)

RHP Dalton Harvey, Cambridge, ON, Illinois State (IL)
P Jared Kennedy, Calgary, AB, Canisius (NY)
1B Kyle MacDonald, Mississauga, ON, Arkansas State (AR)
IF Conner Morro, Cheltenham, ON, Canisius (NY)
C Matt Quartel, Sturgeon County, AB, Milwaukee (WI)

OF Chandler Robertson, Ancaster, ON, Central Florida (FL)
LHP Nathan Seltsam, Calgary, AB, Mount St Marys (MD)
RHP Jose Vasquez, Cambridge, ON, Northwestern State (LA)
RHP Jackson Wark, St Albert, AB, Saint Louis (MO)
1B Matt Warkentin, Leamington, ON, Xavier (OH)

SENIORS
1B-LHP Mitch Bigras, Sarnia, ON, Boston (MA)
P Jesse Borden, Dartmouth, NS, Incarnate Word (TX)
INF Nolan Bumstead, Calgary, AB, Cal State Northridge (CA)
C Nick Capitano, Bolton, ON, Canisius (NY)
P Steven Dressler, Burlington, ON, San Antonio (TX)

C-3B Austin Guzzo, Brooklin, ON, Iowa (IA)
LHP Ben Onyshko, Winnipeg, MB, Stetson (FL)
OF Cyrus Senior, Montreal, QC, Canisius (NY)
P JP Stevenson, New Glasgow, PE, Canisius (NY)
3B Liam Wilson, Ayr, ON, Canisius (NY)

OF Maximillian Wood, West Vancouver, BC, Central Florida (FL)


NCAA
DIVISION II

FRESHMEN
C Matt Korman, Calgary, AB, Minot State (ND)
OF Zack Kunkel, Medicine Hat, AB, Minot State (ND)
OF-RHP Adam Plouffe, Toronto, ON, Mars Hill (NC)
RHP-OF Matt Poirier, Surrey, BC, Northern State (SD)
P Devon Robb, Kingston, ON, Notre Dame Ohio (OH)

1B-OF Benjamin Teplin, Richmond Hill, ON, Indiana PA (PA)

SOPHOMORES
IF Dylan Borman, Camrose, AB, Arkansas-Monticello (AR)
LHP Avery Chenier, Georgetown, ON, Newman (KS)
RHP Matt Corriea, Mississauga, ON, Sioux Falls (SD)
P James Hardy, Langley, BC, Southwest Minnesota State (MN)
OF Johnny Liu, Mississauga, ON, Davis & Elkins (WV)

OF Jordan Malainey, Saskatoon, SK, Northern State (SD)
LHP Andrew Malone, Calgary, AB, Colorado Mesa (CO)
P Ryan Moroz, St Andrews, MB, Minot State (ND)
RHP Dustin Robirtis, Victoria, BC, Colorado Mesa (CO)
IF-P Trevaun Smith, Brampton, ON, Minot State (ND)

JUNIORS
INF-P Darius Barlas, Orangeville, ON, Mary (ND)
RHP Owen Bessette, Sherwood Park, AB, Permian Basin (TX)
LHP Graeme Cherry, Millarville, AB, Minn Crookston (MN)
OF Troy Daring Jr, Brampton, ON, Wayne State (MI)
LHP Colin Gudereit, Regina, SK, Mary (ND)

RHP Duncan Jakubowski, Oakville, ON, Sioux Falls (SD)
C-INF Ryan Kosmynka, Oakville, ON, Notre Dame Ohio (OH)
LHP Christian Lazar, Mississauga, ON, Sioux Falls (SD)
LHP Mitchell Lyall, Brandon, MB, Sioux Falls (SD)
IF Geordie McDougall, Lumsden, SK, Minot State (ND)

OF Sam Mitchell, Surrey, BC, Montana State-BIllings (MT)
P Reilly ORourke, Sydney, NS, Minot State (ND)
OF Paul Rupnik, Newmarket, ON, Newman (KS)
OF-1B Wyatt Schlosser, Saskatoon, SK, Minot State (ND)
IF Garan Stevens, Thorndale, ON, Missouri Southern State (MO)

SENIORS
LHP Austin Ell, Delta, BC, Mary (ND)
UTL Connor Fitzgerald, Carleton Place, ON, Davis & Elkins (WV)
C-3B Mitchell Hazlett, Riverview, NB, Permian Basin (TX)
INF Daniel Jahnke, Saskatoon, SK, Newman (KS)
P Arman Lakhani, Brampton, ON, Davis & Elkins (WV)

RHP Jared Libke, Saskatoon, SK, Arkansas-Monticello (AR)
1B-OF Keegan Marsden, Stratford, ON, Goldey-Beacom (DE)
1B Chris Nakashima, Mississauga, ON, Rogers State (OK)
IF-OF Travis Owens, Toronto, ON, Mars Hill (NC)
1B-P Will Pettener, Hamilton, ON, Mary (ND)

P Jeremy Sylvester, Regina, SK, Minot State (ND)

NCAA
DIVISION III
SENIORS

OF Dakota DeFreitas, Brechin, ON, Webster (MO)


US COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
FRESHMEN

C Colton Fountain, Stratford, ON, Cleary (MI)
1B Ethan Jodouin, Sudbury, ON, Cleary (MI)

SOPHOMORES
RHP Eric Davidson, Windsor, ON, Cleary (MI)


NAIA
FRESHMEN

C Theryn Berndt, Medicine Hat, AB, Saint Gregory’s (OK)
UTIL Aiden Brook, Oakbank, MB, Valley City State (ND)
C Kyle Bryan, Whitby, ON, Northwestern Ohio (OH)
C Adrian Butrimas, Mississauga, ON, Dakota State (SD)
OF Cole Cantelon, Langley, BC, Lourdes (OH)

C Scott Dowell, Ottawa, ON, McPherson (KS)
RHP Ayden Hannon, Ancaster, ON, Siena Heights (MI)
IF Hunter James, Stratford, ON, Northwestern Ohio (OH)
LHP Kareem Kobrosli, Windsor, ON, Northwestern Ohio (OH)
P Bailey Nydokus, Elizabeth Metis Settlement, AB, Waldorf (IA)

RHP James De Sousa, Pickering, ON, Northwestern Ohio (OH)

SOPHOMORES
C Kyle Angielski, Regina, SK, Presentation (SD)
RHP Hunter Cunningham, Mission, BC, Louisiana State Shreveport (La)
INF John Duff, Regina, SK, Presentation (SD)
OF Dryden Kaczmar, Regina, SK, Presentation (SD)
RHP Jalen Lane, Burdett, AB, Dickinson State (ND)

P Jarrod Manick, Aldergrove, BC, McPherson (KS)
OF Logan Newman, Delta, BC, Jamestown (ND)
C Taylor Nychyk, St Andrews, MB, Indiana Tech (IN)
INF Cam Palmeter, Ajax, ON, Freed-Hardeman (TN)
P Aaron Pugh, Boissevain, MB, Jamestown (ND)

OF Will Quito, Vancouver, BC, Dickinson State (ND)
OF Tyler Schindel, Victoria, BC, San Diego Christian (CA)
OF Cody Thompson, Drumheller, AB, Jamestown (ND)
INF Reilly Walters, Bowmanville, ON, Lourdes (OH)
IF Austin Watamaniuk, Westlock, AB, Benedictine (KS)

JUNIORS
RHP Nathan Arruda, Toronto, ON, Tabor (KS)
OF Brenden Baker, Red Deer, AB, Siena Heights (MI)
RHP Gregory Barbuto, Oakville, ON, Concordia-Ann Arbor (MI)
P-OF Marshal Burgess, Brandon, MB, Jamestown (ND)
C Brandon Garcia, Brampton, ON, Tabor (KS)

C Brendan Halstrom, Nan, BC, Pikeville (KY)
RHP Tyler Hawkins, Bolton, ON, St. Andrews (NC)
LHP Riley Hoover, Newmarket, ON, Tabor (KS)
C Troy Lofgren, London, ON, Aquinas (MI)
OF Luke Lubiniecki, Regina, SK, Pikeville (KY)

OF Myles Miller, Windsor, ON, Northwestern Ohio (OH)
RHP Roberto Morson, Mississauga, ON, Freed-Hardeman (TN)
C-INF Justin “Juice” Odlum, Morden, MB, Dakota State (SD)
OF Toure Parpit-Sinclair, Nan, ON, Hannibal-LaGrange (MO)
OF Dyshawn Proudlove, Ajax, ON, Dakota State (SD)

OF Sharan Rasan, Toronto, ON, Culver-Stockton (MO)

SENIORS
P KJ Courtney, Toronto, ON, Park (MO)
C Jacob Cuch, Aridrie, AB, Dickinson State (ND)
P Scott Doucet, Surrey, BC, Jamestown (ND)
LHP Cory Duggan, Toronto, ON, Saint Gregory’s (OK)
P Eric Evans, Weyburn, SK, Jamestown (ND)

RHP William Grant, Mississauga, ON, Hastings (NE)
C Riley Guntrip, Camrose, AB, Siena Heights (MI)
OF Ryan Hartig, Woodstock, ON, Goshen (IN)
RHP Brandon Hillier, Orangeville, ON, Indiana Tech (IN)
OF Jaxson Hooge, Calgary, AB, Tabor (KS)

C-OF Riley MacDonald, North Vancouver, BC, Waldorf (IA)
C-1B TJ McCullough, Coquitlam, BC, Dickinson State (ND)
OF Darcy Moore, Sharon, ON, Freed-Hardeman (TN)
INF Ryan Pouwells, Surrey, BC, Louisiana State Shreveport (La)
OF Alex Ross, Winnipeg, MB, Dickinson State (ND)

OF Shoma Sasaki, Delta, BC, Indiana Tech (IN)
P Brodie Stairs, Calgary, AB, Jamestown (ND)
LHP Dylan Thorp, North Vancouver, BC, Bellevue (NE)
OF Mason Verge, Vancouver, BC, Lewis-Clark State (ID)
OF Will Wild, Victoria, BC, Central Christian (KS)

C Evan Willow, Victoria, BC, McPherson (KS)
OF Carson Wlad, Calgary, AB, Siena Heights (MI)


JUNIOR COLLEGES & COMMUNITY COLLEGES
DIVISION I
FRESHMEN

RHP Conor Angel, Lachine, QC, Northwest Florida State (GA)
P Andrew Asselin, Winnipeg, MB, Colby CC (KS)
RHP Shaun Atamanchuk, Beaumont, AB, Indian Hills CC (IA)
IF Jacob Bouzide, Calgary, AB, Colby CC (KS)
C Archer Brookman, Pointe-Claire, QC, Seminole State (OK)

OF Ethan Brunton, Victoria, BC, Southeastern Illinois (IL)
INF Declan Buckle, Cornerbrook, NL, Indian Hills CC (IA)
INF Carson Burns, Orangeville, ON, Western Texas (TX)
RHP Fynn Chester, Victoria, BC, Salt Lake CC (UT)
LHP Miguel Cienfuegos, Laval, QC, Northwest Florida State (GA)

OF Rashad Collymore, Mississauga, ON, Indian River State (FL)
OF Rhys Cornell, Sheffield, ON, Colby CC (KS)
IF Matt Coutney, Edmonton, AB, Colby CC (KS)
RHP Jake English, London, ON, Dodge City CC (KS)
1B-OF Soren Graverson, Calgary, AB, Indian Hills CC (IA)

OF-1B Jameson Hart, Sarnia, ON, Indian Hills CC (IA)
INF Aidan Huggins, Edmonton, AB, Cloud CCC (GA)
C Cole Jackson, Thorsby, AB, Cloud CCC (GA)
RHP Devlin Jovetic, Hamilton, ON, Midland College (TX)
OF-1B Ryan Koivu, Caledon East, ON, Indian Hills CC (IA)

RHP Nate Kolb, Cloverdale, BC, Western Nebraska CC (GA)
C Jake Kristensen, Aldergrove, BC, Indian Hills CC (IA)
RHP Liam Kruse, Victoria, BC, Salt Lake CC (UT)
IF-P Chris Lata, Victoria, BC, Southeastern Illinois (IL)
OF Marc Lebreux, Sainte-Anne, QC, Seminole State (OK)

IF David Mendham, Dorchester, ON, Indian River State (FL)
C Brett Mercier, Nan, NB, Indian River State (FL)
OF Alex Orenczuk, London, ON, Colby CC (KS)
RHP Corben Peters, Ottawa, ON, Cloud CCC (GA)
INF-OF Caleb Piechnik, Victoria, BC, Southeastern Illinois (IL)

RHP Jacob Potter, Victoria, BC, Allen CCC (GA)
MIF Dylan Price, Victoria, BC, Allen CCC (GA)
2B-3B Tommy Reyes-Cruz, St-Michel Montreal, QC, Clarendon (TX)
LHP Connor Robins, Calgary, AB, Indian Hills CC (IA)
RHP William Sierra, Montreal, QC, Cjipola (GA)

P Jesse Simpson, Victoria, BC, Colby CC (KS)
P Nathan Stark, Medicine Hat, AB, Colby CC (KS)
IF Michael Stovman, Maple Ridge, BC, Indian River State (FL)
RHP Tyler Whalen, Hamiliton, ON, Dodge City CC (KS)
P AJ Yamaguchi, Vancouver, BC, Colby CC (KS)

SOPHOMORES
OF Alex Bedard, Levis, QC, Trinidad State JC (GA)
OF Matt Bondarchuk, Edmonton, AB, Cloud CCC (GA)
IF Adam Cook, Cambridge, ON, Colby CC (KS)
RHP Julien Cyr, Montreal, QC, Clarendon (TX)
LHP DJ Depiero, Thunder Bay, ON, Indian Hills CC (IA)

C-RHP Zachary Fascia, Brampton, ON, Indian Hills CC (IA)
P Bryce Fraser, Lethbridge, AB, Colby CC (KS)
UTIL David Gauthier, Mt Saint Hilaire, QC, Trinidad State JC (GA)
P Ryan Giberson, Waterloo, ON, Seward CCC (KS)
IF Shawn Grandmont, Lethbridge, AB, Southern Idaho (ID)

INF James Grondin, Saint-Denis De Brompton, QC, Clarendon (TX)
LHP Brandon Hatley, Morden, MB, Midland College (TX)
OF Ryan Humeniuk, Stonewall, MB, Indian Hills CC (IA)
RHP Corey Jackson, Calgary, AB, Indian Hills CC (IA)
C Hayden Jaco, Coquitlam, BC, Vernon (TX)

LHP Justin King, Okotoks, AB, Indian Hills CC (IA)
P Quentin Kopjar, Nan, AB, Pratt CC (KS)
INF Tauren Langley, Edmonton, AB, Cloud CCC (GA)
OF-P Andy Leader, Kitchner, ON, Colby CC (KS)
RHP Taylor Lepard, Toronto, ON, Dodge City CC (KS)

RHP Eric Lindsay, Cambridge, ON, Dodge City CC (KS)
RHP Jordan Pepper, Seaforth, ON, Seward CCC (KS)
IF-P Sam Poliquin, Montreal, QC, Colby CC (KS)
C-3B-2B Anthony Quirion, Dixville, QC, Clarendon (TX)
OF Brett Resch, Saskatoon, SK, Southern Idaho (ID)

IF Ashton Roy, Sudbury, ON, Pratt CC (KS)
LHP-INF Erik Sabrowski, Edmonton, AB, Cloud CCC (GA)
C Nick Seginowich, Victoria, BC, Salt Lake CC (UT)
LHP Stephen Wade, Vancouver, BC, Southern Idaho (ID)

DIVISION II
FRESHMEN

RHP Braden Bendfeld, Heisler, AB, Williston State (ND)
RHP Jacob Cross, Abbotsford, BC, North Iowa Area CC (GA)
P Ryan Cuthbert, Mississauga, ON, Iowa Lakes CC (MO)
P Rylan Etcheverrey, Kimberley, BC, Lake Region State (ND)
RHP Nathan Holmes, Mississauga, ON, LSU Eunice (LA)

UTIL Jakob Iverson, Surrey, BC, Lake Region State (ND)
INF-RHP Ethan Jarvis, Okotoks, AB, Williston State (ND)
OF Alex Jinda, Campbell River, BC, Lake Region State (ND)
??? Brett MacMurchy, Estevan, SK, Williston State (ND)
LHP Parker Maxwell, Aidire, AB, Williston State (ND)

C-1B Jacob Parsons, Kitchener, ON, Lake Region State (ND)
RHP Jake Rajsigl, Windsor, ON, Lackawanna (GA)
OF-P Brody Stark, Victoria, BC, Lake Region State (ND)
RHP Ben Tighe, Okotoks, AB, Williston State (ND)

SOPHOMORES
P Ryan Alain, Ottowa, ON, Lake Region State (ND)
2B Eddy Benitez, Maple, ON, Iowa Lakes CC (MO)
C Brett Boudreau, St Clements, MB, Lake Region State (ND)
P Martin Eckard, Victoria, BC, Iowa Lakes CC (MO)
C Dayne Fredland, Grande Prairie, AB, Williston State (ND)

RHP Tanner Fritzke, Swift Current, SK, Williston State (ND)
RHP Isaac Greer, Vancouver, BC, North Iowa Area CC (GA)
IF-P Bryce Hunt, Winnipeg, MB, Lake Region State (ND)
C-1B Ben Komonosky, Saskatoon, SK, North Iowa Area CC (GA)
OF Daniel Nikitovic, Missassagua, ON, North Iowa Area CC (GA)

RHP Chase Stewart, Abbotsford, BC, North Iowa Area CC (GA)

DIVISION III
SOPHOMORES

SS Bryce Jorgenson, Thunder Bay, ON, Century (MN)
P Austin Tambellini, Nelson, BC, Tyler JC (TX)