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Athletics: Baseball

University and Professional Baseball Careers 1980-Present

University of Arizona Dave Brockman – P (North Canyon) – 2000 Matt Tatum – P (Thunderbird) – 2000 Don Pruitt - P (Thunderbird) – 1988 Rick Whalen – OF (Brophy) – 1987

Arizona State University Aaron Kramer – P (Goldwater) – 1995 Travis Flowers – IF (Moon Valley) – 1994 Paul LoDuca – C (Apollo) – 1992 Billy McGonigle – OF (Apollo) – 1992 Noah Peery – P (Deer Valley ) – 1992 Mike Rensmeyer – P (Deer Valley) – 1991 Gary Tatterson – P (Sunnyslope) – 1989

Arkansas-Little Rock Scott Lopez – P (Coronado) – 1992

Armstrong Atlantic University (Georgia) Jeremy Olson – P (Mountain Ridge) – 2001 Jimmy LaRose – OF (Texas) – 1998

Azusa-Pacific Mark LeFevre – IF (Cactus) – 1984

Ball State University Miles Moeller-LHP/OF (North Canyon) – 2011

Baylor University Erik Boisjoly – IF (Canada) – 1996

Benedictine College (Kansas) Matt Wiggins – P (Camelback) -1998 Craig Dial – P (Thunderbird) – 1997

Bethany College (Kansas) Geronimo Ramirez – IF (Cesar Chavez) – 2005 Andy Spirek – OF (Grand Junction) – 2005 Joseph O'Donnell – P (Ironwood) – 2007

Bmidji State (Minnesota) Rich Bohannon – IF (Millenium) -2005

Briar Cliffe University (Iowa) Duffy Paulson – OF (Brophy) – 1994

Cal State Dominguez Hills Andy Swaithes – P (Ironwood) – 2000

Cal State East Bay Brock Butts – IF (Greenway) – 2008 Bobby Bogensberger-LHP (Canada) – 2010

Coastal Carolina College Jared Grainger – P (Horizon) – 2003

College of the Southwest (New Mexico) Jerry Backus – IF (Deer Valley) – 1987 Thomas Hills – P/OF (Alhambra) – 2004

Concordia University (California) Seth Myers – 1B (Sunnyslope) – 1996 Todd Folger – P (Arcadia) – 1996 Derek Bondo – P (Washington State) – 2006 Dante Beltramo – OF (Sunrise Mountain) – 2007

Creighton University Chris Marchildon – P (Brophy) – 2005

Eastern Illinois University Shane Hesse – IF (Cactus) – 1993

Eastern Michigan University Tucker Rubion – IF (Horizon) – 2010

Eastern New Mexico Paul Burns – OF (Apollo) – 1997 Brian Cronk – 1B (Mingus) – 1997

Emporia State (Kansas) Mike Casadei – IF (Chapparal) – 1999 Nick Redondo – IF (Deer Valley) – 1998 Scott Miller – 1B (Moon Valley) – 1998 Steve Claiborne – 1B (Alhambra) – 1996

Faulkner University Nate Prokuski-LHP (Illinois) – 2010

Florida – University of Greg Catalanotte – OF (Goldwater) – 1997

Fort Hays State (Kansas) Stan Sweeney – OF (Deer Valley ) – 1986

Francis Marion University (South Carolina) Martin Gordon – OF (Desert Vista) – 2008 Matt Broderick – LHP (Sandra Day O'Conner) – 2010 Zac Livingston – P/C (Millennium) – 2010

Georgia State College Jay Clark – P (Idaho) – 2007

Glassboro State (New Jersey) Fred Bianculli – IF (New Jersey) – 1984

Gonzaga University Kemp Quackenbush – IF/P (Deer Valley) - 2001 Michael Rhodes - OF (Ironwood) – 2006

Grand Canyon University Andy Rocha – P (Sunnyslope) – 2008 Jay Green – C (Horizon) – 2008 Taylor McGegor – IF (Sunrise Mountain) – 2008 Cody Wright – OF (Cactus) – 2004 Justin Rosko – IF (Sunrise Mountain) – 2004 Ben Belanger – P (Deer Valley) – 2003 Kyle Holtorf – P (Peoria) – 2003 Jake Wright – OF (NW Community Christian) – 2001 Devin Perrin – P/IF (Apollo) – 2001 Greg Serrano – IF (Ironwood) – 2001 Dave Brockman – P (North Canyon) – 2000 Trent Otis – IF (Agua Fria) – 2000 Mike Wojtkowski – OF (Peoria) – 2000 Rickie Holtorf – P (Greenway) – 2000 Brian Manoukian – OF (Nevada) – 1999 Rick Kerns – IF (Cactus) – 1994 Ryan Holtorf – OF (Greenway) – 1996 Kevin Borg – P (Deer Valley) – 1995 Josh Hurst – IF (Apollo) – 1991 Brian Lundberg – P (Peoria) – 1991 Tim Florez – IF (California) – 1989 Rob Ferguson – P (Deer Valley) – 1989 Anthony Farinacci – IF (Independence) – 1988 Victor Solis – IF (Brophy) – 1988 Kurt Kasik – C (Washington HS) – 1987 Kirk Moyer – OF (Colorado) – 1987 Craig Dolittle – P (Washington HS) – 1987 Joe French – OF (Brophy) – 1986 Dan Williamson – P (Tolleson) – 1984 Buck Holmes – IF (Coronado) -1983 Rick Sowell – IF (Greenway) – 1980 Brent Wilde - OF (Trevor Browne) – 1981 Brian Godbehere - P (Trevor Browne) – 1981 Bill LaCount – P (Trevor Browne) – 1981 Randy McCament – P (Greenway) - 1982

High Point University (Tennessee) Wally Scott – P (Washington) – 2006

Indiana State Dan Angulo – OF (Brophy)

Iowa State University Joe Stanisz – P (Indiana) – 2000

Iowa Wesleyan Josh Clousner – SS (Pinnacle) – 2005 Tod Nissle – C (Paradise Valley) – 2010

Kansas Duane Thompson – IF (Cactus) – 1998 Chad Schuster – P (Apollo) – 1997 Craig Huthmacher – 1B (Moon Valley) – 1994

Kansas Wesleyan University David Lovett – OF (Corona del Sol) – 2007 Chad Zuniga – C (Ironwood) – 2011 Caleb Wade – IF (Colorado) -2011

Lamar University (Texas) Mike Bondanza – IF (Greenway) – 1990 Greg Walkup – C (Colorado) – 1983

LaVerne Tyson Asay – OF (Utah) – 2004

Lewis –Clark State College Daniel Anguiano – SS (Alhambra) – 2007 Pedro Ramos – P (Centennial) – 2009

Loyola Marymount University Jeremy Lamell - OF (Chapparal) – 2006

Louisiana-Lafayette Ben Belanger – P (Deer Valley) – 2003

Lubbock Christian Kevin Rowland – P (Peoria) – 1983 Rod Briggs – P (Sunnyslope) – 1983

Lyon College (Arkansas) Jim Shields – OF (Westview) – 2002

Mesa State College (Colorado) Monte Knuth – IF (Buckeye) – 2003 Daryl Schaefer – OF (Agua Fria) – 1996 Donnie Baniewicz – IF (Cortez) – 1992 Mark Carlin – IF (Moon Valley) – 1992 Eric Lamb – P (Sunrise Mountain) – 2006

Metro State College (Colorado) Robbie Nickels – C/OF (Horizon) – 2010

MidAmerica Nazarene Dillon Moeller-IF (North Canyon) – 2011

Missouri Baptist University Matt Harjung – 1B (Chapparal) – 2011

Missouri Western State University Cody Miller-Tipton – OF (Willow Canyon) – 2008 Justin Stone – 1B (Sandra Day O'Connor) – 2007

Morehead State (Indiana) Reid Kittelson – P (North Dakota) – 2004

Nevada – Las Vegas (UNLV) Scott Suraci – OF (Scottsdale Saguaro) – 1999 Scott Flood – 1B (Apollo) – 1984

Nevada – Reno Eddie Bonine – P (Mountain Ridge) – 2001 Brian Pendgraft – IF (Greenway) – 1989 Nolan Litke – C (Desert Vista) – 2006

New Mexico Chris Armstrong – P (Apollo) – 1997 Jay Green – C (Horizon) – 2008

New Mexico Highlands University Ben Dubin – IF (Horizon) – 2003 Thomas d'Angelis – OF (Brophy Prep) – 2008

New Mexico State University Thomas Brendel – P (Goldwater) – 2009

New Orleans, University of Paul Hatcher – IF (Shadow Mountain) – 1991 Drew Anderson – OF (Bradshaw Mountain) – 2005

Nichols State (Louisiana) Brandon Vasconcellos – IF (Goldwater) – 1997 Michael Muscato – C (Mountain Ridge- 2004 Aaron Turano – P (Mountain Ridge – 2004

North Alabama Don Gardner – OF (Greenway) – 1984

North Carolina State Greg Serrano – IF (Ironwood) – 2001

Northern Arizona University Matt Ruckle – OF (Parker) – 1981

Northern Colorado Jim Baker – OF (Cortez) – 1989 Kort Miner – C (Colorado) – 1987

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Chris Russell – OF (Boulder Creek) – 2010

Northwestern State University (Louisiana) Jamie Kissner – IF (Oregon) – 2001

Northwoods University (Michigan) Mike Capuano – P (Brophy Prep) – 2006 Josh Perry – P (Agua Fria) – 2006

Oklahoma City University Travis Flowers – IF (Moon Valley) – 1994 Gregg Neumann – C (Illinois) – 1994

Oklahoma State Steve Nichol – P (Iowa) – 1989

Olivet Nazarene (Illinois) Josh Brill – P (Ironwood) – 2006

Peru State (Nebraska) Matt Davis – OF (Sunrise Mountain) – 2006

Point Loma University (California) Glenn Gilhuber – P (Illinois) – 2000 Ron Solares – C (Apollo) – 1990

Portland University Wade Hickson – OF (Canada) – 1999

Redlands University Billy Lavelle – IF (Brophy Prep) – 2006

San Diego (UCSD) David Pruitt – C (Moon Valley) – 2002

San Francisco, University of Luke Gradishar – IF (Colorado) – 1999

Southern California (USC) Paul Cruz – OF (Peoria) – 1994

Sterling College (Kansas) Ron Smith – IF (Goldwater) – 2003

Southern Nazarene University (Oklahoma) Eric Davis – IF (Buckeye) – 2000

Tarleton State University (Texas) Thomas de Angelis – OF (Brophy) – 2008

Texas A&M Brett Weinberger – OF (Cactus) – 1990

Trevecca Nazarene (Tennessee) Ryan Mieszala – OF (Greenway)

Union University (Tennessee) Bryan Wagner – P (Thunderbird)

Virginia Tech David Cross – P (Chaparral) – 2005

Washington, University of Miles Kizer – C (Goldwater) – 2009

Washington State University Eddie Bonine – P (Mountain Ridge) – 2001

Wayland Baptist (Texas) Dan Planeta – OF (Coconino) – 2002 Calen Laos – IF (Ironwood) – 2001 Josh Milner – C (Deer Valley) – 2001 Richard Cruz – P (Agua Fria) – 2004

Western Oregon Nick Miller – P (Mountain Ridge) – 2003

Westmont College (California) Blake Edwards – OF (Coronado) – 1992 Chad Benson – IF (Paradise Valley) – 1990 Jeff Ludwig – P (Washington HS) – 1987 Dan Angulo – OF (Brophy) – 1984 Ed Trujillo – C (Trevor Browne) – 1984

West Texas A & M Eric O'Brien – 3B (Cactus) – 2008 Andy Rocha – P (Sunnyslope) – 2008

Wright State (Ohio) Travis Migliorini – SS (Mountain Ridge) – 2004

Wyoming Todd Hall – IF (Wyoming) – 1988 Jeff Huson – IF (Mingus) – 1983 John Lacy – 1B (Flagstaff) – 1981 Jimmy Robinson – C (Cactus) – 1990

York College Junior Carrizoza – IF (Trevor Browne) – 2011

Professional Baseball

Atlanta Braves Chris Gongora – P (Apollo) – 1994 Kevin Haeberle – P (NW Community Christian) – 1989

Baltimore Orioles Mikey Planeta – OF (Willow Canyon) – 2009

Chicago Cubs Jeff Ludwig – P (Washington HS, Westmont)- 1987

Cincinnati Reds Scott Dodd – P (Greenway) – 1990

Colorado Rockies Greg Catalanotte – OF (Goldwater, Florida) – 1997

Detroit Tigers *Eddie Bonine – P (Mountain Ridge) – Nevada Reno, Washington State

Florida Marlins * Paul LoDuca – C (Apollo, ASU) – 1992

Houston Astros Chase Lehr – P (Centennial) – 2008 Drew Anderson – OF (Bradshaw Mountain, New Orleans) – 2005

Los Angeles Dodgers * Paul LoDuca – C (Apollo, ASU) – 1992

Milwaukee Brewers Don Pruitt – P (Thunderbird, U of A) – 1988 Bill McGonigle – OF (Apollo, ASU) – 1992

Montreal Expos Devin Perrin – P (Apollo, Grand Canyon) – 2001 *Jeff Huson – IF (Mingus, Wyoming) – 1983

Minnesota Twins Chris Marini – P (Ironwood) – 2003

New York Mets Derek Baker – P (Thunderbird) – 1993 *Paul LoDuca – C (Apollo, ASU) – 1992

Philadelphia Phillies Shelby Rama – P (Thunderbird) – 1992 Brian Lundberg – P (Peoria, Grand Canyon) – 1991

Pittsburgh Pirates Brent Klinger – P (Greenway) – 2008

San Diego Padres *Eddie Bonine – P (Mountain Ridge, Washington State, Nevada-Reno) John Slamka – P (Apollo) – 1994 Kelly Lifgren – P (Moon Valley) – 1988

Saint Louis Cardinals Dave Brockman – P (North Canyon, U of A, Grand Canyon) – 2000

San Francisco Giants Chris Armstrong – C (Apollo, New Mexico) – 1997 Tim Florez – IF (California, Grand Canyon) – 1989 *Randy McCament – P (Greenway, Grand Canyon) – 1982

Seattle Mariners Clay Klavitter – OF (Deer Valley) – 1990 Mark Brakebill – IF (Moon Valley) – 1989

Texas Rangers Mark Finney – P (Deer Valley) – 1990

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    Summary - 80 different colleges and universities attended by 170 student-athletes - 31 players have signed professional baseball contracts; 4 have reached the major league level


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