Baseball - 2017-18 Roster
Coaches

No.NamePos.Ht.Wt.Yr.Hometown (High School)
1mezzenga benBen MezzengaOF726-01805JRShoreview, Minn. (Totino-Grace)
2boxwell alexAlex BoxwellOF756-31957SRCoon Rapids, Minn. (Coon Rapids)
3schulze brettBrett SchulzeRHP746-21653SOMaple Grove, Minn. (Maple Grove)
4wilson eliEli WilsonC/IF746-21903SOSeattle, Wash. (Garfield)
6vavra terrinTerrin VavraIF726-01905JRMenomonie, Wis. (Menomonie)
7kozicky jordanJordan KozickyIF/C736-11804RS SOMinneapolis, Minn. (Minneapolis Southwest)
8coffey micahMicah CoffeyIF736-12007SRBatavia, Ill. (Batavia)
9estrada, jr. eduardoEduardo Estrada, Jr.OF726-02155JRLitchfield, Minn. (Litchfield)
10mcdevitt coleCole McDevittC726-02005JRApple Valley, Minn. (Eastview)
13pettersen lukeLuke PettersenIF726-01857SRMinnetonka, Minn. (Minnetonka)
15hitz jacobJacob HitzIF726-01901FRPrior Lake, Minn. (Prior Lake)
16bertrand eastonEaston BertrandOF766-41951FRManteno, Ill. (Manteno)
17kapala dannyDanny KapalaLHP756-32001FRApple Valley, Minn. (Eastview)
18smith rileyRiley SmithIF/OF705-101755JRBroken Arrow, Okla. (Bishop Kelley)
19knowles gabeGabe KnowlesOF746-21902RS FRNew Ulm, Minn. (Cathedral)
20hanson tobyToby Hanson1B746-22207SRDelano, Minn. (Delano)
21hmielewski drewDrew HmielewskiOF746-22002RS FRMarshall, Minn. (Marshall)
22fredrickson patrickPatrick FredricksonRHP786-62101FRGig Harbor, Wash. (Gig Harbor)
23meyer maxMax MeyerRHP/IF726-01651FRWoodbury, Minn. (Woodbury)
27burchill nolanNolan BurchillRHP736-11853SOSioux Falls, S.D. (Lincoln)
28lackney nickNick LackneyLHP766-42055JRWhitefish Bay, Wis. (Whitefish Bay)
29bridges samSam BridgesLHP776-52152RS FRSouth St. Paul, Minn. (South St. Paul)
30wassel jackJack WasselIF746-21852RS FRGeneva, Ill. (Geneva)
32horton bubbaBubba HortonLHP746-21861FRCorcoran, Minn. (Maple Grove)
33thoresen samSam ThoresenRHP756-32051FRMinnetonka, Minn. (Minnetonka)
35meyer reggieReggie MeyerRHP766-42106RS JRNew Brighton, Minn. (Totino-Grace)
36culliver joshuaJoshua CulliverRHP746-21801FROmaha, Neb. (Creighton Preparatory)
37rose jacksonJackson RoseRHP746-21857SROmaha, Neb. (Westside)
38stevenson jakeJake StevensonRHP766-42255JRWaconia, Minn. (Waconia)
40manke fredFred MankeRHP736-12107SRLodi, Wis. (Lodi)
41fasching jeffJeff FaschingLHP736-11956RS JRSt. Cloud, Minn. (Cathedral)
43duffy ryanRyan DuffyLHP756-31751FRSouth St. Paul, Minn. (South St. Paul)
44herbers jacobJacob Herbers1B746-22154RS SOBattle Creek, Mich. (Lakeview)

Coaches
John Anderson - Head Coach
Rob Fornasiere - Assistant Head Coach
Patrick Casey - Assistant Coach
Lee Swenson - Director of Baseball Operations
Ty McDevitt - Pitching Coach
Ryan Goll - Student Manager
Sam Niedorf - Student Manager
Cale McElroy - Student Manager
Nick Kropidlowski - Student Manager
CJ Kramer - Student Manager
Greg Whitaker - Student Manager
Joe Blanchard - Student Manager
Cameron Keenan - Student Manager
Thomas Knauss - Student Manager


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