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					Mason
Traditions


                            Mason has 33 Individual
                            National Champions in
                            Track and Field and              Chris Looze,
                            23 Olympic Athletes, including   National Baseball
                            Diane Guthrie-Gresham, Rob       Academic
                            Muzzio and Richard Phillips.     All-American
                                                             2005 Player of
                                                             the Year


Women’s basketball player
Jen Derevjanik
is now playing for the
WNBA Phoenix Mercury.
                                                             Since 1985, a total
                                                             of 32 former George
                                                             Mason soccer
                                                             players have played
                                                             professionally or for
                                                             their national teams.
                                                             Rich Kotschau
                                                             currently plays for the
                                  George Evans, 2001         Major League Soccer
                                  National Honorable         Real Salt Lake.
                                  Mention All-American
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Athletic Directory                       2                   CREDITS                     Quick Facts
Colonial Athletic                                                                        General Information
  Association                            3     The 2008 George Mason University          Location      4400 University Drive
                                               baseball media guide is an official pub-                 Fairfax, VA 22030-444
Coaching Staff                                 lication of the George Mason Sports In-   Enrollment    29,889
  Brown, Bill, Head Coach                 4    formation Department, with all graphic    Founded       1957 (University Status, ‘72)
  Devitt, Andy, Vol. Assistant Coach      5    design by Richard Coco. Cover design      Nickname      Patriots
  Hay, Steve, Assistant Coach             5    by Jeff O’Bier. Copy compiled by          Colors        Green and Gold
  Palumbo, Jeff, Assistant Coach          5    Richard Coco. Edited by Richard Coco,     Facility      Raymond H. “Hap”
George Mason University                        Maureen Nasser and Bill Brown. Photos                   Spuhler Field
  By the Numbers                        48     by John Aronson. Printing by Winchester      Capacity   900
                                               Printing.                                    Surface    Natural Grass
Hall of Fame/                                                                            Dimensions    320-375-400-375-320(LF-RF)
  Retired Numbers                        35     Rosenberg, Trevor                  21    Affiliation    NCAA Division I
Honors, All-Time                         34     Soares, Ryan                       24    Conference    Colonial Athletic Association
                                                Smith, Brian                       25    President     Dr. Alan G. Merten
Media Information                         2     Steinberg, Josh                    22    Ath. Dir.     Thomas J. O’Connor
Patriot Greats                           37     Swetnam, Sean                      25
Profiles                                9-26     Tenney, Aaron                      23    Baseball Coaching Staff
                                                Uphouse, Ryan                      13    Head Coach        Bill Brown (27th year)
  Bartlett, Branden                      24
                                                Wade, Bryan                        22      Alma Mater      George Mason, ‘80
  Bour, Justin                           16
                                                Weiss, Brent                       14      Record          723-659-5
  Brecko, Ryan                           17
                                                Wiggins, Spencer                   15      Office Phone     (703) 993-3282
  Califano, D.J.                         24
                                                Zeltner, Jack                      23      E-mail          wbrown@gmu.edu
  Cunningham, Jamison                    25
                                                                                         Asst. Coach       Jeff Palumbo
  Davism Shane                           25   Records, Career                    30        Alma Mater      George Mason, ‘04
  Flasher, Jordan                        10   Records, Single Game               34        Office Phone     (703) 993-3281
  Gerjets, Dan                           17
  Griffith, Shawn                         23   Records, Single Season             32        E-mail          jpalumbo@gmu.edu
                                                                                         Asst. Coach       Steve Hay
  Haas, Jeremy                           25   Records, Team                      35        Alma Mater      Webber International ‘99
  Henderson, Chris                       18   Results, 2007                      29        Office Phone     (703) 993-3328
  Hill, Mark                             18
  Jaycox, Dan                             9   Roster, All-Time                38-39        E-mail          shay1@gmu.edu
  Kagan, Benji                           19   Roster, 2008                        6      Sports Information
  Koziol, Jason                          16   Season Outlook                    7-8      Sports Information Director/
  Krieger, Scott                         11                                              Baseball Contact       Richard Coco
  McLean, Darren                         19   Season Stats, 2007                 28
                                                                                                 Office Phone (703) 993-3264
  Mengle, Kris                           20   Series, All-Time                   36              E-mail         rcoco@gmu.edu
  Modica, Mike                           12   Spuhler Field                      26      Asst. A.D./Media Rel. Maureen Nasser
  O’Grady, T.J.                          20                                                      Office Phone (703) 993-3263
  Palumbo, Dan                           21   The University                  40-47
                                                                                                 E-mail         mnasser@gmu.edu
                                                                                         Dir. of Multimedia     Jeff O’Bier
                                                                                                 Office Phone (703) 993-3261
                                                                                                 E-mail         jobier@gmu.edu
                                                                                         Asst SID               Dan Reisig
                                                                                                 Office Phone (703) 993-3268
                                                                                                 E-mail         dreisig@gmu.edu
                                                                                         Asst SID               Jason Risley
                                                                                                 Office Phone (703) 993-3246
                                                                                                 E-mail         jrisley@gmu.edu
                                                                                         SID Main Phone         (703) 993-3260
                                                                                         SID Fax                (703) 993-3259
                                                                                         Patriot Sports Hotline (703) 993-4074
                                                                                         Web site               GoMason.com

                                                                                         Mail. Add. MS 3A5/Sports Info.
                                                                                                    George Mason University
                                                                                                    4400 University Drive
                                                                                                    Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

                                                                                         At left, former Patriot, now minor leaguer
                                                                                         Chris Fournier is congratulated after scoring
                                                                                         a run.


                                          2008 George Mason Baseball                                                                     1
                                                                                                          MEDIA INFORMATION
    Sports Information                                                                                   ATHLETIC DIRECTORY
    The Sports Information Department is located in the Recreation Sports
                                                                                                         Area Code: 703
    Complex (Fieldhouse) on the West Campus at the intersection of University
    Drive and Rt. 123 (Ox Road). The mailing address is:                                                 Baseball
             MS 3A5/Sports Info                                                                          Brown, Bill, Head Coach .......................................................... 993-3282
             George Mason University                                                                     Hay, Steve, Assistant Coach...................................................... 993-3328
                                                                                                         Palumbo, Jeff, Assistant Coach ................................................ 993-3281
             4400 University Drive
             Fairfax, VA 22030-4444                                                                      Athletic Administration
                                                                                                         Athletics Department .....................................................993-3200/3220
                                                                                                         O’Connor, Tom, Assistant VP/Director of Athletics ................993-3210
    Media Services                                                                                       Brick, Adam, Senior Associate AD/External Relations ............993-9117
    Coco, Richard, Director of Sports Information ........................ 993-3264                      Collins, Sue, Sr. Assoc. AD/Administration & Compliance .......993-3204
    Reisig, Dan, Assistant Sports Information Director .................. 993-3268                       Marsh, Jay, Sr. Associate AD/Events & Fieldhouse ................993-3191
    Risley, Jason, Assistant Sports Information Director ............... 993-3246                        McDade, Mickey, Sr. Asso. AD/Operations, Fac. & Admin. ...993-2578
    Sports Information Office ......................................................... .993-3260         McNamee, Kevin, Deputy AD/Intercollegiate Sports ..............993-3209
    Sports Information Fax .............................................................. 993-3259       Butler, D.R., Associate AD/Community Relations ...................993-3251
    Patriot Sports Hotline................................................................. 993-4074     Ruge, Andy, Associate AD/Marketing & External Affairs .......993-3271
    Web site ..............................................................................GoMason.com   Shayka, Ron, Associate AD/Admin. & Info. Systems..............993-2809
                                                                                                         Cooper, Bruce, Assistant AD/Facilities ....................................993-3225
                                                                                                         Medford, Jeanne, Assistant AD/Finance..................................993-3211
    Credentials                                                                                          Nasser, Maureen, Assistant AD/Media Relations ....................993-3263
    Press credentials for all home baseball games can be obtained by calling                             Natoli, Stacy, Assistant AD/Event Administration....................993-3195
    Richard Coco, Sports Information Director at (703) 993-3264. Addition-                               Banks, Brian, Sales Manager ...................................................993-3236
    ally, credentials can be obtained by faxing a credential request on official                          Bowden, Paul, Director of Compliance ....................................993-3230
    letterhead to the office at (703) 993-3259. Please make requests at least 24                          Cooksey, Lynn, Admin. Assistant/HR and Legal Services .......993-3220
    hours in advance.                                                                                    Gregg, Debby, Executive Administrative Asst., AD’s Office ...993-3256
                                                                                                         Holt, Wendy, Director of HR and Legal Services ....................993-3210
                                                                                                         Houston, Lee Ann, Manager, RSC/Scheduling Coordinator ....993-3190
    Interviews Policy                                                                                    Jones, Ryan, Assistant Manager, RSC/Event Coordinator .......993-3458
    Locker rooms are off limits to the press; however, the Sports Information                            Kennedy, Greg, Director of Marketing.....................................993-9340
    staff will provide athletes and coaches for interviews after a 10-minute cool                        Kreitinger, Bethany, Assistant Director of Compliance ..........993-9536
    down period following an event. Please notify the SID prior to the event.                            McPherson, Joshua, Director of Turf Management.................993-3234
                                                                                                         Meyer, James, Director, Tickets and Promotions .....................993-3265
                                                                                                         Millar, Meghan, Ticket Manager ..............................................993-3270
    Media Parking                                                                                        O’Bier, Jeff, Director of Multimedia ........................................993-3261
    Parking is available in front of the Recreation and Sports Complex and                               Quinn, David, Senior Asssitant Sports Turf Manager ..............993-4469
    George Mason Stadium.                                                                                Rogers, Nena, Director, Life Skills ...........................................993-3594
                                                                                                         Schulien, Kathi, Business Office Manager...............................993-3211
    Media Services                                                                                       Smits-Seay, Tai,Coaches’ Secretary ..........................................993-8955
    Media guides, game notes and final box scores are available for the media                             Spousta, Bob, Coordinator, Club Sports ...................................993-3289
    at each home game upon request. Workroom space can be made for home                                  Wimmer, Roger, Manager, Athletic Services. ..........................993-3232
    games when requested, and limited space is available in the Spuhler Field                            Zebrak, Doug, Events Assistant ...............................................993-9378
    press box.                                                                                           Academic Services
                                                                                                         Wilson, Debbie, Associate AD for Academic Services.............993-3254
                                                                                                         Hunte, Cheryl Ann, Senior Academic Coordinator .................993-3250
    Colonial Athletic Association                                                                        Brenkus, Courtney, Academic Coordinator .............................993-2738
    For information on CAA baseball, call (804) 754-1616. CAA headquarters                               Ouellette, Michael, Academic Coordinator ..............................993-3704
    are located at 8625 Patterson Avenue, Richmond, VA, 23229. The fax                                   Reese, George, Academic Coordinator .....................................993-3854
    number is (804) 754-1830. To reach the official CAA web site, go to www.                              Patriot Club
    CAAsports.com.                                                                                       Patriot Club .............................................................................993-3215
                                                                                                         Baker, Max, Assoc. A.D./Ex. Dir. of Patriot Club ...................993-3216
    Mason Sports Online                                                                                  Montgomery, Jennifer, Director, Major Gifts ..........................993-3217
    Final updated statistics, schedules, results and releases can be found 24-                           Moody, Heather, Office Manager .............................................993-3218
                                                                                                         Smith, Colin, Director of Coporate Relations...........................993-9574
    hours a day on George Mason’s official athletic web site, GoMason.com.
                                                                                                         Sturges, Megan, Coord. of Special Events, Patriot Club .........993-4147
                                                                                                         Training and Conditioning
       George Mason University is an equal opportunity and affirmative                                    Pullen, Linda, Coordinator of Sports Medicine .......................993-3280
       action employer committed to the principle that access to study or                                Handerahan, Robert, Head Strength & Cond. Coord. ............993-3237
       employment opportunities afforded by the University, including all                                Russo, Christina, Coord. of Fitness and Personal Training.........993-3935
       benefits and privileges, be accorded to each person - student, faculty,                            Yamrus, Ray, Head Athletic Trainer.........................................993-3280
       staff member or applicants for employment or admission on the basis                               Bagherzadeh, Shereen, Assistant Athletic Trainer ...................993-3277
                                                                                                         Corbatto, Debi, Assistant Athletic Trainer ...............................993-3280
       of individual merit and without regard to race, color, religion, national
                                                                                                         Rosenblat, Jacqueline, Assistant Athletic Trainer...................993-3280
       origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, sex or age (except                        Teefy, Timothy, Asst. Srength and Conditioning Coordinator....993-3239
       where sex or age is a bona fide occupational qualification.)                                        Fortunato, Emily, Graduate Assistant Trainer..........................993-3280
                                                                                                         James, Orlando, Graduate Assistant Trainer ............................993-3280
                                                                                                         Nickoles, Sarah, Graduate Assistant Trainer ............................993-3280


2                                                                2008 George Mason Baseball
COLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
      Coming off another record-setting season, the Colonial Athletic As-      the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship. William & Mary reached the round
sociation continues to enhance its reputation as one of the nation’s top       of 16 in women’s tennis and the Tribe tandem of Megan Moulton-Levy and
collegiate conferences.                                                        Katarina Zoricic was ranked No. 1 in the nation and reached the finals of
      With a geographic footprint stretching from Boston to Atlanta, the       the NCAA Doubles Championship. CAA squads have won 10 field hockey
CAA encompasses five of the nation’s nine largest metropolitan areas.           national titles since the championship began in 1981, which is the most of
The conference has produced 16 national team champions in five different        any Division I conference. Hofstra finished seventh overall at the NCAA
sports, 33 individual national champions, 12 national players of the year,     Wrestling Championship and William & Mary finished eighth nationally
11 national coaches of the year and 12 Honda Award winners. Even more          in men’s cross country. In baseball, the league had 17 players chosen in the
impressive, however, are the honors accumulated away from competition,         2007 Major League Baseball draft. There were 37 CAA student-athletes
which include five Rhodes Scholars and 21 NCAA post-graduate scholars.          who received All-America honors.
In 2006-07, the CAA had six ESPN the Magazine Academic All-Americans                 CAA member institutions are committed to excellence in the class-
and more than 1,600 of our 4,000 student-athletes received the Commis-         room. The Colonial Academic Alliance was created in 2002 by the league’s
sioner’s Academic Award after posting at least a 3.2 grade point                               presidents with a goal of expanding their partnership to all
average while lettering in a varsity sport.                                                               aspects of university life outside of intercollegiate
      The landscape of the conference                                                                            athletics. Among the programs already
stretches along the majority of the                                                                                   established are an undergraduate re-
East Coast, and includes six of                                                                                           search conference, coordination
the nation’s top 25 media                                                                                                    of study abroad programs and
markets – New York (1),                                                                                                        granting visiting academic
Philadelphia (4), Boston                                                                                                         status to student-athletes
(5), Washington, D.C.                                                                                                             traveling to an away con-
(8), Atlanta (9) and Bal-                                                                                                          test so that they have ac-
timore (23). The number                                                                                                            cess to libraries, academic
of television homes in the                                                                                                         resource centers and com-
CAA market exceeds 19                                                                                                              puter labs.
million.                                                                                                                                In 2002, two fac-
      The CAA now spon-                                                                                                           ulty members from CAA
sors 22 sports with the ad-                                                                                                     institutions were awarded
dition of a 12-team football                                                                                                 academia’s most coveted dis-
league in 2007. Male athletes                                                                                             tinction – the Nobel Prize. John
compete for championships in base-                                                                                    B. Fenn, a research professor in the
ball, basketball, cross country, football,                                                                      Department of Chemistry at Virginia Com-
golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving, ten-                                                          monwealth University, received the Nobel Prize
nis, track & field and wrestling. Female athletes battle for                                  for chemistry, and Vernon Smith, a professor of economics
conference titles in basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse,   and law at George Mason University, shared the Nobel Prize in economic
soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field and volleyball. In   sciences.
2006-07, a league-record 29 teams earned NCAA Tournament berths.                     Commissioner Thomas E. Yeager has guided the CAA since its incep-
      The conference has made its presence known nationally in men’s           tion. The conference traces its roots back to 1983 when three of its current
basketball with four teams advancing to post-season play for the past          members- George Mason University, James Madison University, and the
three years. Conference champion VCU pulled the most noted upset of            College of William and Mary - were aligned with East Carolina University,
the NCAA first round last season with its 79-77 victory over Duke and           the United States Naval Academy and the
Old Dominion became the second CAA team in as many years to receive            University of Richmond as a basketball
an NCAA at-large bid. Hofstra returned to the NIT for the third straight       league (ECAC South). During the next
season and Drexel made its fourth NIT appearance in the last five years.        two years, the league added 11 sports,
In 2006, George Mason became the first mid-major program since 1979             acquired two new members (the Univer-
to reach the Final Four, knocking off powerhouses Michigan State, North        sity of North Carolina at Wilmington and
Carolina, Wichita State and Connecticut along the way. The Patriots were       American University) and decided to form
ranked No. 8 in the final ESPN/USA Today Top 25 poll, which was the             a new association. The transformation
highest ever for a CAA team.                                                   from ECAC South to CAA took place on
      In women’s basketball, the CAA had three teams earn NCAA Tour-           June 6, 1985.
nament berths for the first time and four squads advanced to post-season              Charter members George Mason,
play for the second straight year. Perennial power Old Dominion, which         James Madison, UNC Wilmington and
has captured three national championships (1979, 1980, 1985) and was           William and Mary were joined by Old
national runner-up in 1997, captured its 16th consecutive conference title.    Dominion University in 1991 and by Vir-
James Madison returned to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since          ginia Commonwealth University in 1995.
1996 and Delaware made its second-ever trip to the NCAA’s. Hofstra             The conference added the University of CAA Commissioner Tom Yeager
completed its most successful season in school history by advancing to the     Delaware, Drexel University, Hofstra Uni-
quarterfinals of the WNIT.                                                      versity and Towson University in 2001.
      The conference also excels in many other sports. Delaware became         Georgia State University and Northeastern University became members
the first CAA team to reach the Final Four of the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse           of the conference on July 1, 2005.
Championship in 2007. A league-record four men’s soccer teams earned                 From all-star athletes to Nobel Prize winning faculty, the CAA takes
NCAA berths in 2006, with Towson and Old Dominion advancing to the             great pride in producing performers who stand out both on the playing field
round of 16. A league-high four teams also represented the conference in       and in the classroom.



                                              2008 George Mason Baseball                                                                                          3
                                                                                                                         HEAD COACH
                                                             BILL BROWN
                                                             Head Coach
                                                             Twenty-Seventh Season at George Mason

                                                             H. “Hap” Spuhler, in 1993. Spuhler was 318-169-3
                                                             in 12 seasons before George Mason entered the                         Bill Brown’s Milestone Wins
                                                             Division I ranks. Brown also ranks fourth among              1.......................................at St. Augustine’s ...... (3/14/82)
                                                             active coaches 50 or younger with 700 or more                100......................................vs. Connecticut ...... (3/12/86)
                                                                                                                          200..................................vs. Old Dominion ...... (4/19/89)
                                                             victories at the NCAA Division I level. At age 50,
                                                                                                                          300.............................vs. UNC Wilmington ...... (4/26/92)
                                                             he ranks behind only South Carolina’s Ray Tanner             319*.............................................. vs. Rider ...... (3/31/93)
                                                             (49/895-393-3 in 19 seasons), Arizona State’s Pat            400.............................vs. UNC Wilmington ...... (3/23/96)
                                                             Murphy (49/847-373-2 in 19 seasons) and Louisiana-           500..........................vs. VA Commonwealth ...... (5/21/99)
                                                                                                                          600.............................................vs. Towson ...... (5/22/03)
                                                             Lafayette’s Tony Robichaux (46/726-451-0 in 19               650...........................................vs. Fordham ...... (3/05/05)
                                                             seasons). Brown gained his 700th career victory in           700.............................. vs. William & Mary ........ (3/4/07)
                                                             a 10-9 win over William & Mary on March 4, 2007.             * - Became all-time leader in baseball coaching victories
                                                             He earned No. 500 on his 42nd birthday as the Pa-                at Mason
                                                             triots defeated VCU, 8-0, in the CAA Tournament
                                                             in Kinston, NC, in 1999.                                   Turf Managers Association (STMA) in 2002.
                                                                   In 1992, Brown earned CAA Coach of the                     A native of nearby Vienna, Brown grew up
          For the past 31 years, there have been several     Year honors as he guided George Mason to its third         playing baseball and helped lead George C. Marshall
    constants at George Mason University: the enroll-        conference championship and a school Division              High School to the Virginia state finals as a senior in
    ment has increased yearly, there has been some sort      I-record for victories with a 39-18 mark. He then          1975. He came to George Mason as a player in 1978
    of construction on campus, and Bill Brown has been       saw his squad win for the first time ever in NCAA           after spending seasons at the University of Georgia
    involved with the Patriot baseball program.              Tournament action when the Patriots routed Rider           and Allegany Community College. While catching
          After spending two years as a player and two       in Gainesville, Fla. The next season, Brown shared         for the Patriots, Brown was selected as the NAIA
    years as an assistant coach, Brown enters his 27th       Coach of the Year laurels as he led George Mason to        All-District catcher as the Patriots were 36-17-1
    season as the head coach at his alma mater. In that      its first-ever at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament          during his junior year.
    span, Brown has gone from being the then-youngest        and an overall 33-15 record. The Patriots won the                Brown worked in the George Mason athletic
    Division I head coach in the nation to the dean of       CAA regular-season title for the second year in a row      department for the next two years, earning his B.S.
    coaches in the Colonial Athletic Association. He         and advanced to the CAA Tournament finals.                  degree in government and political science in 1980.
    has maintained the success he inherited with the               George Mason won its first conference cham-           He was named the third head coach in George Mason
    program and lifted it to new heights as the Patriots     pionship by claiming the ECAC South title in 1985,         baseball history when Walt Masterson, who was the
    are an annual contender for the CAA championship         finishing the year with a 38-23 record. Brown earned        head coach for two years, retired in 1981.
    and a berth in the NCAA Tournament.                      his first Coach of the Year honor after leading the               Since Brown has been the head coach, 23 Pa-
          Brown has been honored as CAA Coach of             Patriots to a 31-23 record in 1987, then he guided         triots have been drafted and signed by major league
    the Year four times and has guided George Mason          them to the CAA crown in 1988 as they finished with         baseball clubs and several others have been signed
    to some of its greatest accomplishments. Since           a 34-27-1 mark. The Patriots advanced to NCAA              as free agents. Three of the drafted players — Mike
    1985, the Patriots have won two CAA titles and           Tournament regional play in 1985, 1988, 1992,              Draper, Chris Widger and Mike Colangelo — have
    finished second three other times, and they have          1993 and 2004.                                             reached the major leagues. Draper, drafted by the
    made five appearances in the NCAA Tournament.                   Brown took the helm of the Patriot program at        New York Yankees in 1988, became the first former
    George Mason also has posted at least 30 victories       age 24 in the fall of 1981 and has seen the team move      Patriot to reach the majors when he played with the
    in a season 11 times in the last 24 years, including a   from a field on George Mason’s North campus to area         New York Mets in 1993, while Widger has played
    35-19 mark in 2005 as the Patriots were second in        high school fields before finally finding a permanent         with the Seattle Mariners (1995-96, 2000), the Mon-
    the regular season standings. In 2004, Brown was         on-campus home with beautiful Spuhler Field in             treal Expos (1997-2000), the Yankees (2002), the St.
    named CAA Coach of the Year as he led Mason to           1985. Spuhler Field, named for the founder of the          Louis Cardinals (2003) and the Chicago White Sox
    a 20-4 conference mark and an At-Large Bid in the        baseball program and a pioneer within the athletic         (2005) where he won a World Series title. Colangelo
    NCAA Tournament.                                         program at George Mason, has a seating capacity            was called up by the Anaheim Angels in June 1999
          George Mason’s all-time leader in coach-           of 900 and is considered one of the better collegiate      and appeared in one game before being lost to an
    ing victories with a 26-year record of 723-659-5,        facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region. It was seleced as   injury for the rest of the season, but he saw action
    Brown surpassed the program’s founder, Raymond           the College Baseball Field of the Year by the Sports       with the San Diego Padres in 2001 and with the
                                                                                                                        Oakland Athletics in 2002.
                                                                                                                              Keeping the tradition of the sport and the Uni-
         NCAA DIVISION I BASEBALL COACHES 50 or YOUNGER (ACTIVE) WITH 700+ WINS                                         versity, Brown and his staff work closely with the
     Name                  School                  Years       Record*          Age**                Birthdate          community and local baseball organizations. With
     Ray Tanner            South Carolina           19         895-393-3        49               March 25, 1958         both winter and summer player camps, as well as
     Pat Murphy            Arizona State            19         847-373-2        49           November 28, 1958          winter coaching clinics, Brown and his staff actively
     Tony Robichaux        Louisiana-Lafayette      19         726-451-0        46           September 10, 1961         take part in the development and promotion of base-
     Bill Brown            George Mason             25         723-659-5        50                May 21, 1957
                                                                                                                        ball throughout the Northern Virginia community.
     Paul Mainieri         LSU                      18         712-397-1        50              August 29, 1957
                                                                                                                              Brown is married to the former Alice Goodman.
     * - NCAA Division I only      ** - As of Jan. 1, 2007     Records complete through 2007 season                     The couple resides in Fairfax with their 11-year-old
                                                                                                                        daughter Jessica.



4                                                      2008 George Mason Baseball
COACHING STAFF
JEFF PALUMBO                                                                                                ANDY DEVITT
Assistant Coach                                                                                             Volunteer Coach
Third Season                                                                                                Third Season

      Jeff Palumbo begins his third season as an
assistant coach with the Patriots. He is in charge
of recruiting and he assists in the daily manage-
ment of all aspects of the program while continu-
ing to serve as a hitting coach and coordinating
infield defense.
      This past spring, Chris Fournier and Jason
Bour, hitters who worked under Palumbo, were
selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur
Draft while a third, Scott Krieger, set the school
single-season record for home runs. Addition-
ally, his younger brother Dan is an infielder on
the team.
      Palumbo was a standout with the Patriots
from 2000-2004, graduating from Mason as the
Colonial Athletic Association’s two-time Defen-
sive Player of the Year and a two-time All-CAA          with a .402 average. He led Mason to an at-large
selection. As a senior, he was the Student-Athlete      bid in the NCAA Tournament in 2004, Mason’s
of the Year in the conference for baseball as well      first appearance in the postseason tournament
as Mason’s Male Student-Athlete of the Year and         since 1993.
Willard Award winner.                                         He was drafted in the 15th round of the
      Palumbo is Mason’s all-time record holder         Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by San
in hits (283), at-bats (865), games played (218)        Francisco and assigned to the Salem-Keizer
and games started (217) and is second all-time in       Volcanoes. Palumbo played exceptionally well              Andy Devitt is in his third season as a vol-
runs scored (205). He is also top 10 all-time at        in the Northwest League and was named to the        unteer assistant coach at his alma mater after a
Mason in stolen bases (5th with 48), total bases        All-Star team, where he went 1 for 3.               successful six-year stint as a high school head
(7th with 365), RBI (7th with 134) and walks (9th             Palumbo was invited back the following        coach. Devitt will work with the team’s hitters
with 99). As a senior, Palumbo led the nation in        spring by San Francisco but he chose instead to     and outfielders.
runs scored (1.4 per game) and finished the season       retire from professional baseball.                        Devitt came to Mason as a coach fresh
                                                                                                            off leading Stonewall Jackson High School to
STEVE HAY                                                                                                   a district title and the state semifinals. He was
Assistant Coach                                                                                             named District Coach of the Year in 2005, an
                                                                                                            honor he also won in 2003. He began coaching
Second Season                                                                                               at Stonewall Jackson right after graduating from
                                                                                                            George Mason in 1999 with a bachelor’s of
      Steven Hay enters his second season as a                                                              science in physical education and health. From
member of the George Mason coaching staff and                                                               2000-2005 he sent fifteen players off to play col-
he is in his seventh season as a collegiate assistant                                                       legiate baseball.
coach. Hay came to Mason after five seasons at                                                                     As a junior at Mason, Devitt batted .299
Webber International University where he was                                                                with a .479 slugging percentage and 35 RBI. He
pitching coach and recruiting coordinator. In                                                               started 46 games that year. As a senior, Devitt was
2002 the NAIA school finished among the top                                                                  selected first-team All-CAA as a designated hitter.
five in the country in ERA and in 2003, WIU was                                                              In 34 games, he batted .353 with a .560 slugging
among the top 15 in that category. The team also                                                            percentage. He drove in 21 runs and had a .415
won the NAIA Baseball Scholar Team Award two                                                                on-base percentage.
years in a row.                                                                                                   Devitt came to Mason as a player after two
      In his first season at Mason, Hay helped                                                               successful seasons at Neosho County (Kan.)
guide Jordan Flasher to the school record in sin-                                                           Community College. He was twice named All-
gle-season and career saves as he finished among                                                             Conference and once All-Region.
the top five in the nation in that category.                                                                       A native of Overland Park, Kan., Devitt at-
      Hay played collegiate baseball at Gulf Coast                                                          tended Blue Valley Northwest High School where
Community College before transferring to WIU.           100-plus innings pitched (10) and most innings      he played four years of baseball, basketball and
He set the single-season record at WIU for innings      pitched in a single game (13).                      football. As a senior, Devitt was named All-State
pitched and finished fifth all-time in school his-             Hay is a native of Somerset, Pa. He earned a   and All-Met in baseball.
tory in wins. He was the school’s Pitcher of the        bachelor’s degree in business management from             Devitt, 31, is married to the former Donna
Year in 1999 and that same season, he set Florida       WIU in 1999 and an M.B. A. in Sport Manage-         Brasek. They have one daughter, Keeleigh, who
Sun Conference records for fewest walks with            ment in 2005.                                       will turn four in April.



                                                  2008 George Mason Baseball                                                                                      5
                                                                                                                                                                ROSTER




    Front Row (left to right): Aaron Tenney, Spencer Wiggins, Brian Smith, D.J. Califano, Shawn Griffith, Ryan Uphouse, Jordan Flasher, Josh Steinberg, Darren McLean, Shane Davis, Ryan Brecko;
    Middle Row (left to right): Mark Hill, Brent Weiss, Sean Swetnam, Jamison Cunningham, John Keravich, Ryan Soares, Bryan Wade, Jason Koziol, Branden Bartlett, Chris Henderson; Back Row (left
    to right): Dan Gerjets, Jack Zeltner, Benji Kagan, Justin Bour, Kris Mengle, Scott Krieger, Mike Modica, Dan Jaycox, Dan Palumbo, T.J. O’Grady. Not pictured: Jeremy Haas, Trevor Rosenberg.

                                               2008 BASEBALL ROSTER
    NO.      NAME                                     POS               YR             B/T            HT              WT                 HOMETOWN/H.S. (LAST SCHOOL)
    2        Spencer Wiggins                          IF/OF             Jr.            S/R            5’7”            155                                   Fairfax, Va./Robinson
    3        Ryan Uphouse                             OF/3B             Jr.            R/R            5’11”           170                            Somerset, Pa./Somerset Area
    5        Shawn Griffith                            RHP               Jr.            R/R            5’11”           170      St. Petersburg, Fla./Largo (St. Petersburg College)
    6        Aaron Tenney                             3B/OF             Fr. *          R/R            5’10”           175                                      Yorktown, Va./Tabb
    7        T.J. O’Grady                             RHP               So.            R/R            6’1”            215              Congers, N.Y./St. Joseph’s (N.J.) Regional
    8        Kris Mengle                              RHP               So.            R/R            6’2”            195                 Mechanicsburg, Pa./Cumberland Valley
    9        Ryan Brecko                              RHP/OF            So.            R/R            6’1”            200                                   Shamong, N.J./Seneca
    10       Jordan Flasher                           RHP               Jr.            R/R            5’11”           165                            Manassas, Va./Osbourn Park
    11       Brian Smith                              3B                Fr.            R/R            5’10”           184                             Vienna, Va./James Madison
    12       Dan Palumbo                              IF                So.            R/R            6’3”            185                       Bowie, Md./Archbishop Spalding
    13       Bryan Wade                               LHP               So.            L/L            6’0”            165                         Hampton, Va./Kecoughtan H.S.
    14       Chris Henderson                          C/OF              So.            L/R            5’11”           190                                  Marlton, N.J./Cherokee
    15       Brent Weiss                              IF                Jr.            R/R            6’0”            180               Suffern, N.Y./St. Joseph’s (N.J.) Regional
    16       Jeremy Haas                              RHP/OF            Fr.            R/R            5’11”           200                       Coopersburg, Pa./Southern Leigh
    17       Benji Kagan                              LHP               So.            L/L            6’3”            210                                    Oak Hill, Va./Oakton
    18       Jack Zeltner                             RHP               So.            R/R            6’2”            200                                  Clifton, Va./Centreville
    19       DJ Califano                              2B                Fr.            L/R            5’8”            160                             Stafford, Va./North Stafford
    20       Dan Jaycox                               RHP               Sr. *          R/R            6’4”            190                                 Hatfield, Pa./North Penn
    21       Mike Modica                              LHP               Jr.            L/L            6’0”            180                      Sewell, N.J./Washington Township
    23       Trevor Rosenberg                         LHP               So.            L/L            6’2”            180                               Sweetwater, N.J./Oakcrest
    25       Josh Steinberg                           C                 So.            R/R            6’0”            175                              Woodbridge, Va./Gar-Field
    26       Branden Bartlett                         RHP               Fr.            R/R            6’1”            170                                 Warrenton, Va./Fauquier
    28       Mark Hill                                IF                So.            R/R            6’1”            180                                    Media, Pa./Penncrest
    29       Darren McLean                            LHP               So.            L/L            5’11”           170                             Goffstown, N.H./Goffstown
    30       John Keravich                            RHP               Jr.            R/R            6’2”            185               Glenwood, Md./Glenelg (Frederick C.C.)
    31       Ryan Soares                              2B/SS             So.            R/R            6’1”            197                         Harwich, Mass./Harwich (USF)
    32       Jason Koziol                             RHP               Jr.            R/R            6’1”            235              Paramus, N.J./St. Joseph’s (N.J.) Regional
    33       Dan Gerjets                              LHP               So.            L/L            6’1”            150                          Mount Airy, Md./South Carroll
    35       Scott Krieger                            1B/OF             Jr.            R/R            6’2”            210                               Towson, Md./Calvert Hall
    37       Jamison Cunningham                       1B                Fr.            R/L            6’4”            185                           Yorba Linda, Calif./El Dorado
    38       Sean Swetnam                             RHP               Fr.            R/R            6’2”            200                       Greenbelt, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt
    42       Shane Davis                              OF                Fr.            S/R            6’2”            200                       W. Trenton, N.J./The Hun School
    44       Justin Bour                              1B                So.            L/R            6’4”            250                                Centreville, Va./Westfield

             * - Includes redshirt season
             Head Coach:                              Bill Brown (27)                  Asst./Hitting Coach: Jeff Palumbo (22)
             Asst./Pitching Coach:                    Steve Hay (34)                   Volunteer Asst. Coach: Andy Devitt (36)



6                                                            2008 George Mason Baseball
SEASON OUTLOOK
      One year ago, the George Mason baseball team                   in Stafford, Va. He was All-District in baseball and football and All-Region
returned to the postseason after a one-year hiatus,                  in track and field.
earning the fifth seed to the CAA Tournament.                                                               Three sophomores will battle for the
That squad was young, with no seniors                                                                  catcher’s position. Chris Henderson was
and 16 freshmen yet it managed to set a                                                                         named second-team All-CAA as a
school record for team batting average                                                                             utility player as well as being se-
with a .317 mark. This year, the Patri-                                                                             lected to the CAA All-Rookie
ots are more experienced and once                                                                                    Team as he had a stellar first-
again have plenty of young talent as                                                                                   year campaign. Playing catch-
the Patriots will look to reestablish                                                                                   er and right field, he batted
itself as one of the CAA’s elite.                                                                                         .351 with 16 doubles, 38
      The Patriots have just one senior                                                                                   runs scored and a .423 on-
on this year’s team to go with nine ju-                                                                            base percentage. He struck out
niors, 16 sophomores and eight freshmen.                                                                         just 24 times in 220 plate appear-
Three of the juniors were selected to the All-                                                                ances while compiling a .994 fielding
Rookie Team in 2006 and three of the sophomores                                                             percentage. Josh Steinberg batted .250
were selected in 2007. With that established core of                                                           without committing an error while
talent, the Patriots should be able to replace three All-                                                         playing third-string catcher. Aaron
CAA Players that were lost to the Major League Base-                                                                 Tenney, a third baseman last
ball Amateur Draft last June.                                                                                            year, was 2 for 5 with a .571
      The centerpiece of this year’s lineup will once                                                                       on-base percentage.
again be Scott Krieger. The junior tied a school record                                                                            The outfield sees
for home runs in a season last year when he deposited                                                                          two veterans manning
20 balls over the fence. He also had 68 RBI and hit .365                                                                        spots with Spencer
while stealing six bases and he was named first-team All-                                                                         Wiggins in center
CAA and third-team All-America by the American Base-                                                                              and Ryan Uphouse
ball Coaches Association. He is ninth on the school’s career                                                                       in right. Wiggins,
home runs list, fourth in career slugging percentage and                                                                            an All-Rookie se-
11th in career batting average. He enters his junior year                                                                            lection two years
on the Wallace Watch List for one of college baseball’s                                                                                ago, missed six
biggest honors. Krieger played first as a freshman and                                                                                    weeks last year
left field as a sophomore. This year, he could see time at                                                                                with a hand
either position with him penciled in at first.                                                                                             injury. He bat-
      Should Krieger play left field, sophomore Justin                                                                                     ted .303 with
Bour will see time at first base. Otherwise, Bour will be                                                                                a .434 on-base
set at designated hitter. Bour had one of the best fresh-                                                                            percentage and 10
men seasons in school history. His 14 home runs and                                                                              steals. He had 142 at-
56 RBI set a school record for freshmen and he was                                                       bats but he walked 21 times and was hit by
named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American                                                     a pitch 12 times. He is sixth all-time at Mason
while being selected to the CAA All-Rookie Team. He                                              in hit by pitch and he’s in the career top 30 for sto-
was a National Player of the Week after hitting five home                                   len bases. Uphouse has started 64 games over the past
runs and 19 RBI with three grand slams, including two in                                 two seasons while appearing in 76 games. He has played
one game. He’s the only Mason player to ever hit more                                  third base and the outfield. He will be pushed in right field
than one grand slam in a season and he’s one of three to                             by Jeremy Hass, a freshman from Coopersburg, Pa.
hit three home runs in a game. Also fighting for time at first                             The starting left field position will open up if Krieger
will be freshman Jamison Cunningham from Yorba Linda,                              finds himself at first. In that case, freshman Shane Davis from
Calif.                                                                            West Trenton, N.J. could get a chance to prove himself. He was
      Joining Krieger or Bour in the infield are veterans Brent                    named All-State in baseball last year after batting .494 with four
Weiss and Dan Palumbo. Weiss is a third-year starter at shortstop                 homers and 28 RBI. Should Krieger start in left, Davis will fight
and he has started 95 games in his first two seasons. Last year,                  for time at designated hitter, along with Josh Steinberg.
he batted .263. Palumbo was selected to the All-Rookie Team last                       As experienced as the lineup is, the starting pitching staff
year and he is the incumbent starter at third. He batted .315 last                    returns plenty of experience as well. Anchoring the staff
year with a .394 on-base percentage and a .963 fielding per-                               is Dan Jaycox. The redshirt senior has appeared in 34
centage. However, he underwent offseason surgery and may                                    games with 19 starts over the past three years. Last sea-
not be ready for the start of the season. Mark Hill will fill in                              son, after overcoming an early-season injury, he was
at third and backup Weiss at short. Also fighting for time at                                  3-2 with a 4.09 ERA. He struck out 49 batters while
third will be freshman Brian Smith.                                                           walking just 17 in 61.2 innings. He allowed oppos-
      Second base could manned by a first-year player as                                        ing batters to hit just .265. He is fourth all-time at
sophomore Ryan Soares and freshman D.J. Califano will                                          Mason in strikeouts per nine innings, 10th in few-
fight for the starting nod. Soares transferred from South                                       est walks per nine innings and sixth on the career
Florida where he was sixth on the team in batting with a                                       strikeouts-to-walk ratio list.
.263 average. He made just one error on the season. Cali-            Jordan Flasher                  Projected to join Jaycox in the weekend rota-
fano comes to Mason from North Stafford High School                                            tion is junior Mike Modica. The lefthander made 12



                                               2008 George Mason Baseball                                                                                   7
                                                                                                   SEASON OUTLOOK
    starts last year and he has 20 career starts in 29           The final outs
    appearances. Modica has won seven games in his         in 2007 should come
    two seasons with 68 strikeouts. He has pitched         from the arm of Jordan
    49 innings or more in each of his two years. He        Flasher. Only two Pa-
    pitched Mason to its biggest regular-season win in     triots in school history
    school history as the Patriots beat No. 1 Clemson,     have ever received as
    5-1 on Feb. 17. Modica went six innings allowing       much attention from
    one run on one hit in his first start of the season.    the pro scouts as Flash-
    He also had a strong outing in his final start of the   er – Chris Widger and
    year, limiting Delaware in the CAA Tournament          Mike Colangelo. Both
    before ultimately coming up short.                     those players eventual
          Three other players are expected to com-         went on to play in the
    prise the rotation heading into the season. Sopho-     Major Leagues with
    more righthander Ryan Brecko and sophomore             Widger being drafted
    lefthander Dan Gerjets will pitch on the weekend       in the third round, the
    or mid-week while junior transfer John Keravich,       highest-ever selection
    a righthander, will bolster the mid-week rotation.     by a Patriot.
          Brecko had an up-and-down season. He                   Last year, Flasher
    started by holding Clemson to one earned run in        was fifth in the na-
    four innings and later gave up just three earned       tion in saves with 14
    runs in seven and one-third innings against George     in 27 games. He put
    Washington. He held Chicago State to no runs in        together a 2-4 record
    seven innings in his final start of the year. He was    with a 2.84 ERA. He
    one of three Mason starters with a winning record      was second-team All-
    last year with a 4-3 record on the year and a 3-2      CAA and he set the
    mark in starts.                                        school record for saves
          Gerjets was third on the team in ERA with        and appearances in a
    a 5.89 mark. He made 17 appearances with five           season while tying the
    starts compiling a 2-1 record. He struck out 17        school record for saves
    batters while walking just eight in 44 and one-        in a career. During
    third innings pitched. That was the sixth-best         the summer of 2007,
    single-season mark in school history for fewest        Flasher pitched in the
    walks per nine innings. His best outing of the sea-    Cape Cod League. He
    son was against Chicago State when he allowed          was named a mid-sea-
    no runs and just five hits in seven innings. It was     son All-Star and he fin-
    his longest stint of the season.                       ished the season with
          Keravich pitched the past two seasons at         a 2-0 record, a 1.35
    Frederick Community College. Last year, he post-       ERA and nine saves
    ed a 6-1 record with a 2.53 ERA in nine games.         in 18 appearances. He
    He had a 10-2 mark in two seasons.                     pitched 20 innings al-
          Ten players will be in the mix in middle re-     lowing 12 hits, eight
    lief. Trevor Rosenberg, Jason Koziol, Kris Men-        walks and striking out
    gle, Jack Zeltner, Benji Kagan, Darren McLean          25. His save total was
    and Bryan Wade are the returning players who           second in the league
    should work the middle innings or possibly pick        and he was named to
    up spot starts. Rosenberg, a sophomore lefthand-       the All-Cape Team.
    er, and Mengle, a sophomore righthander, each          Like Krieger, Flasher
    pitched more than 25 innings last year. Koziol, a      enters the season on
    junior righthander, pitched 14 innings and Zelt-       the Wallace Watch List.                                                                 Scott Krieger
    ner, a sophomore righthander, pitched 11 innings.            For the 27th straight season, the Patriots will
    Kagan, McLean and Wade combined for 18 and             be led by head coach Bill Brown. Mason’s all-           Liberty and Georgetown. The Patriots will play
    one-third innings.                                     time winningest coach will be joined by assistants      home games against Brown, Radford and Coppin
          Three pitchers are expected to work at the       Jeff Palumbo, in his third season, and Steve Hay,       State with road games at Temple and Mount St.
    back end for the Patriots. Junior righthander          in his second season. Andy Devitt returns for his       Mary’s. The Patriots also have a two-game home
    Shawn Griffith, a transfer from St. Petersburg          third year as a volunteer assistant coach.              series slated with Marist. In the conference por-
    College, tallied 48 strikeouts in 35 innings of              The Patriots will once again open a season        tion of the schedule, the Patriots will host VCU,
    work last year with a 3-1 mark and a 4.37 ERA.         in South Carolina as the Patriots play at College       Georgia State, Old Dominion, James Madison
    Sophomore righthander T.J. O’Grady had 18              of Charleston in the season’s opening weekend.          and William & Mary while traveling to UNC
    strikeouts in 21 and one-third innings in 2007         Mason will then play four games at Myrtle Beach         Wilmington, Delaware, Hofstra, Towson and
    with a 2-0 mark on the year. More than half of         against West Virginia, Western Carolina, Marshall       Northeastern. The conference tournament will
    O’Grady’s appearances have been scoreless ones         and Coastal Carolina. The Patriots will play non-       once again be in Wilmington and it runs from
    and through his first 10 outings, he had a 3.60         conference home-and-home games with George              May 21 through May 24, with the winner earning
    ERA before struggling down the stretch.                Washington, Richmond, Longwood, Maryland,               an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.



8                                                    2008 George Mason Baseball
PLAYERS

                                                       20                                               DAN JAYCOX
                                                                                                            Senior - RS/Pitcher
                                                                                                                   Hatfield, Pa.
                                                                                                                North penn H.S


                                                                  DAN JAYCOX’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
                                                         YEAR           GP/GS      CG      W-L     SV        IP     R     ER     H     BB    SO     ERA
                                                         2004           7/1        0       0-1     1        11.0    14    14     17    8     11    11.45
                                                         2006           15/8       0       3-4     0        63.1    48    45     81    17    60    6.39
                                                         2007           12/10      1       3-2     0        61.2    42    28     65    17    49    4.09
                                                         TOTALS         34/19      1       6-7     1        136.0   104   87     163   42    120   5.76




Dan Jaycox enters his final season on the field
for George Mason and is expected to earn a spot
in the starting rotation... Big, strong right-hander
with good fastball, slider and a change-up... Very
competitive player with outstanding potential ...
Major is undeclared. 2007: Appeared in 12 games
with 10 starts after overcoming an early-season
injury... Led all starters in ERA and was second on
the team in innings pitched and strikeouts... Was
third on the team in wins and had one of Mason’s
two complete games... Combined on the season’s
lone shutout earning CAA Pitcher of the Week
honors after allowing just one hit in six innings
in a 2-0 seven-inning win over regular-season
champion Old Dominion... Finished the season
3-2 with a 4.09 ERA and 49 strikeouts and just 17
walks in 61 and two-third innings... Struck out at
least one batter in every appearance... Finished the
season allowing two or fewer earned runs in final
five starts... Was 2-0 with a 2.03 ERA over those
five appearances with one complete game, one
combined shutout and a .239 opponents’ batting
average. 2006: Pitched in 15 games and started
eight contests after moving into the starting
rotation midway through the season... Compiled
a 3-4 record with a 6.39 ERA... Tied for second
on the team in wins... Led the Patriots with 60
strikeouts... Was second on the club with 63 and
one-third innings pitched... Walked just 17 bat-
ters on the season... Earned a relief win against
George Washington on March 8... Took the win as
a starter against Towson, allowing five runs in six
innings... Had most dominant performance of the
season against Delaware (April 9), allowing just
one run on two hits with one walk and 10 strike-
outs in seven innings, but took a no-decision...       relief in a 15-1 win at Towson... Allowed just one   with five saves and did not allow an earned run
Got the win against Hofstra (April 30) allowing        hit and walked none in that game, while striking     as a junior with the Knights. Personal: Full name
just three runs in eight innings. 2005: Redshirt.      out four batters. Prep: Had solid four-year career   is Daniel Lawrence Jaycox ... Born December 4,
2004: Appeared in seven games for the Patriots         at North Penn High School … Posted 6-2 record        1984 ... Son of Dan and Joanne Jaycox ... Has
and started once... One of three players to earn       with a 1.30 ERA on the mound as a senior, and        one brother and three sisters … 2003 graduate
a save in 2004, pitching three shutout innings of      also batted .420 with nine doubles … Was 4-0         of North Penn High School.



                                                 2008 George Mason Baseball                                                                                     9
                                                                                                                                      PLAYERS
     JORDAN FLASHER
     Junior/Pitcher
     Manassas, Va.
                                                                                              10
     Osbourn Park H.S.


            JORDAN FLASHER’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
       YEAR            GP/GS        CG       W-L        SV    IP      R      ER   H     BB    SO     ERA
       2006            25/0         0        3-1        4     29.0    16     14   27    11    26     4.34
       2007            27/0         0        2-4        14    38.0    17     12   34    15    39     2.84
       Totals          52/0         0        5-5        18    67.0    33     26   61    26    65     3.49




                                                                                                                  for appearances in a season and a new school re-
                                                                                                                  cord for freshmen... Recorded a team-high four
                                                                                                                  saves which tied for seventh-most in a single
                                                                                                                  season in school history... Led the Patriots with a
                                                                                                                  4.34 ERA while recording a 3-1 mark... Between
                                                                                                                  three wins and four saves, had a hand in more
                                                                                                                  than one-third of the team’s wins... Was unscored
                                                                                                                  upon in first five appearances... Earned first col-
                                                                                                                  legiate win after pitching a scoreless inning in a
                                                                                                                  3-1 win over Pittsburgh (Feb. 19)... Had two wins
                                                                                                                  in conference play, taking victories over UNC
                                                                                                                  Wilmington (March 18) and Virginia Common-
                                                                                                                  wealth (April 21)... First collegiate save came in
                                                                                                                  7-6 win over Towson (March 26), allowing just
                                                                                                                  one hit in one and two-third innings... Also had
                                                                                                                  saves against Longwood, Hofstra and George
                                                                                                                  Washington... Recorded nearly a strikeout per
                                                                                                                  inning with 26 in 29 innings... Also limited the
                                                                                                                  opposition to fewer than one hit per inning with
                                                                                                                  27 hits in 29 innings... Led the Patriots with a
                                                                                                                  .248 opponents batting average. Prep: Earned
                                                                                                                  four letters in baseball and two in golf for the
                                                                                                                  Yellow Jackets... As a junior, was 6-2 with a 1.25
                                                                                                                  ERA... As a senior, was 9-1 with a 1.03 ERA
                                                                                                                  and 114 strikeouts... Led the state in strikeouts
                                                                                                                  as a senior... Threw a no-hitter against the 2005
                                                                                                                  state runner-up... As a senior, named first-team
     Flasher enters his third season with the Patriots       average and briefly led the nation in saves before    All-District and first-team All-Region as well
     and he will work out of the bullpen as the team’s       finishing the year among the top 10... From April     as honorable mention All-Met... As a junior,
     closer... Has an excellent fastball and goes after      1-May 6 made 12 appearances with 12 saves            name All-District and second-team All-Region.
     hitters... Is durable and can pitch multiple times in   and no earned runs allowed, striking out 22 and      Personal: Full name is Jordan Arthur Flasher...
     a series. 2007: Set a Mason single-season school        walking five in 15.2 innings... while compiling a     Born October 14, 1987... Parents are Lisa and
     record for saves with 14 and tied the school’s ca-      .161 opponent’s batitng average... Is top 15 all-    Arthur Flasher... Has one brother, Wesley, 22...
     reer record for saves with 18... Also set a new         time at Mason in appearances and strikeout-to-       A 2005 graduate of Osbourn Park High School...
     school mark with 27 appearances, exactly half           walk ratio... Averaged 9.24 strikeouts per nine      A member of the National Honor Society and the
     of Mason’s contests... Named second-team All-           innings, 10th best single-season mark in school      recipient of four academic letters... Graduated
     CAA... Was 2-4 with 14 saves and a 2.84 ERA             history... Had the 11th-lowest single-season ERA     with a 3.8 grade point average... Hobbies include
     with 15 walks and 39 strikeouts in 38 innings           in school history and the sixth-lowest single-sea-   fishing, hunting and golfing... Also recruited by
     pitched... Allowed just two homers on the season        son ERA in school history for relievers. 2006:       William & Mary, Viginia Tech, Navy, Radford,
     with those coming in his final two appearances of        Selected to the CAA All-Rookie Team... Ap-           Brown and Virginia... Major is undeclared.
     the year... Held opposing batters to a .231 batting     peared in 25 games, one shy of the school record



10                                                    2008 George Mason Baseball
PLAYERS

                                                      35                                  SCOTT KRIEGER
                                                                                                                 Junior/First Base
                                                                                                                       Towson, Md.
                                                                                                                      Calvert Hall


                                                               SCOTT KRIEGER’S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
                                                        YEAR          GP/GS      AVG AB R            H      2B   3B     HR    RBI   BB    SO    SB/SBA
                                                        2006          49/48     .303 195 37          59     15   2      8     30    17    57    3/4
                                                        2007          54/54     .365 219 59          80     12   2      20    68    24    68    6/8
                                                        Totals        103/102   .336 414 96          139    27   4      28    98    41    125   9/12

                                                      second on the team with 15 doubles and was one        120 hits and 21 HR... Calvert Hall finished 2005
                                                      of three players with a slugging percentage better    season 7th in USA Today National Poll, with a
                                                      than .500... Was third on the team with 30 RBI        state-record 31 consecutive wins... As a junior
                                                      and eight home runs and was second on the squad       and senior, named All-City, All-County and All-
                                                      with 37 runs scored... Had 17 walks, which was        Metro. Personal: Full name is Scott Thomas
                                                      third on the team... Started the year well and sur-   Krieger... Born January 30, 1987... Parents
                                                      vived a mid-season slump to finish the year with       are Pete and Debbie McIver... Has two sisters,
Enters his third season with the Patriots and is      a .303 average... First collegiate home run came      Sarah, 28, and Rachel, 24... A 2005 graduate of
expected to start in the outfield... A tremendous      March 3 at William & Mary with a 3 for 4 day,         Calvert Hall High School... Hobbies include
hitter who can hit for average and for power to       four RBI, two home runs and two runs scored...        snowboarding.. Also recruited by Marist, Rider,
all fields. 2007: Tied a 21-year-old school record     Found power stroke late in the year with six of       Radford and Indiana... Major is business finance.
with 20 home runs on the year... Finished among       eight homers coming in final 20 games... Slugged
the top 10 in the nation in home runs per game...     .699 over the
Was ranked nationally in home runs per game,          final 20 games
RBI per game, runs per game and slugging per-         with 20 RBI
centage... Was named first-team All-CAA in the         and 21 runs
outfield and was a finalist for CAA Player of the       scored... Also
Year... Played in all 54 games and led the CAA in     batted .373
home runs and RBI... Batted .365 with 20 homers,      during that
12 doubles, 68 RBI and 59 runs while slugging         stretch... Was
.712... Set a school record with 68 strikeouts...     named CAA
Is fourth all-time at Mason in career slugging        Rookie of the
percentage (.623), ninth in career home runs (28)     Week on April
and 11th in career batting average (.336)... Led      24 after going
the Patriots with 19 multi-RBI games and was          11 for 16 with
second with 25 multi-hit games... Had a 15-game       two homers,
hitting streak, the longest by any Mason player       and eight runs
in 2007... Was hitless in season’s first four games    scored. Prep:
going 0 for 13... Erupted with a 5 for 5 effort at    Earned three
Charleston Southern, tying a school record with       letters playing
eight RBI and producing only multi-homer game         varsity base-
of the season... Had three or more hits in a game     ball and one
10 times... Had nine games with three or more         playing junior
RBI... Set a school record by homering in five         varsity base-
straight games from March 3 against William           ball for the
& Mary until March 10 at Hofstra... His 68 RBI        Cardinals...
were fourth-most in a single-season at Mason          As a junior,
while his 80 hits were fifth-most in a year... In      batted .500
Mason’s wins, batted .509 with 18 homers, 54          with 10 HR
RBI, 45 runs and a 1.074 slugging percentage...       and 49 RBI...
In Mason’s losses, hit .225 with two homers, 14       As a senior,
RBI, 14 runs and a .360 slugging percentage...        batted .524
Over the 39 games from Feb. 24 through April          with 9 HR,
28, hit .432 with 17 homers, 59 RBI, 49 runs and      45 RBI and a
an .833 slugging percentage. 2006: Selected to        1.032 slugging
the CAA All-Rookie Team... Started 48 games           percentage...
for the Patriots and batted better than .300 as an    Career average
everday player in left field and at first base... Was   of .467 with



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                                                                                                         PLAYERS
     MIKE MODICA
     Junior/Pitcher
     Sewell, N.J.
                                                                                       21
     Washington Twp


                MIKE MODICA’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
       YEAR           GP/GS      CG      W-L       SV    IP     R     ER   H     BB    SO    ERA
       2006           13/8       1       3-3       0     49.2   55    44   75    34    22    7.97
       2007           16/12      0       4-7       0     59.1   67    53   84    37    46    8.04
       Totals         29/20      1       7-10      0     109    122   97   159   81    68    8.01

     Mike Modica enters his third season with the       Township High School... Drafted by the Phila-
     Patriots and is expected to fight for a spot in     delphia Phillies in the 45th round of the 2005
     the starting rotation... Has good fastball and     Major League Amateur Draft... Also recruited
     an excellent breaking pitch. 2007: Appeared        by Duke, Indiana, Rider, Maryland and South-
     in 16 games for Mason with 12 starts... Was        east Louisiana... Major is undeclared.
     second on the team with four wins and third
     with 59 and one-third innings pitched... Also
     third on the team with 46 strikeouts... Had a
     4-7 mark with an 8.04 ERA... Was named CAA
     Pitcher of the Week after beating then-No. 1
     Clemson (Feb. 17), 5-1... Allowed just one hit
     in six innings againt the Tigers... Was in the
     weekend rotation for his first eight appear-
     ances completing that run with seven strike-
     outs in five and one-third innigns against Dela-
     ware... Had eight strikeouts in a seven-inning
     outing against Longwood, surrendering just
     four hits... Pitched well in relief at Towson,
     allowing just one run in three innings... Was
     superb in a season-ending loss to Delaware in
     the CAA Tournament, striking out nine in five
     and one-third and leaving the game having sur-
     rendered only one earned run. 2006: Pitched
     in 13 games with eight starts for the Patriots..
     Had one complete game and a 3-3 record...
     Struck out 22 batters in 49 and two-thirds in-
     nings pitched... Strongest performance of the
     season came in a win at Temple... Allowed one
     unearned run on eight hits with one walk and
     eight strikeouts over nine innings... Also have
     up just one earned run on five hits in a win
     againt Coppin State... Struggled in final four
     appearances, seeing ERA rise from 5.77 to
     7.97. Prep: Earned four varsity letters playing
     for the Minutemen... As a senior, named All-
     Conference, All-South Jersey and All-State...
     Recorded 9-3 record with 107 strikeouts... Re-
     corded the win in the All-State game against
     North Jersey... As a junior, selected All-Con-
     ference... Also served as team captain as a
     senior and a junior... As a sophomore, named
     Most Improved Player on the team... Finished
     career with more than 200 strikeouts and a 1.23
     ERA. Personal: Full name is Michael Ryan
     Modica... Born December 16, 1986... Parents
     are Rosann and John Modica... Has one sister,
     Meghan, 22... A 2005 graduate of Washington




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                                                       3                      RYAN UPHOUSE
                                                                                       Junior/Third Base/OF
                                                                                              Somerset, Pa.
                                                                                            Somerset Area


                                                                RYAN UPHOUSE’S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
                                                       YEAR       GP/GS AVG AB R      H    2B   3B   HR   RBI   BB   SO SB/SBA
                                                       2006       41/35 .236 140 22   33   8    0    2    11    5    31 2/4
                                                       2007       35/29 .245 106 18   26   5    1    0    12    9    23 3/3
                                                       Totals     76/64 .240 246 40   59   13   1    2    23    14   54 5/7




Ryan Uphouse enters his third season with Ma-
son and he will challenge for a starting spot in
the infield. 2007: Appeared in 35 games with 29
starts for the Patriots... Hit .245 with 12 RBI and
18 runs scored in 106 at-bats... Was 3-for-3 in
stolen bases... Had six multi-hit games going 3
for 4 against College of Charleston (Feb. 25), 3
for 5 with three RBI against William & Mary
(March 3), 2 for 5 with two RBI against Coppin
State ()March 6), 2 for 4 in back-to-back games
against Hofstra (March 9 and 10) and 2 for 3
against Northeastern (March 18)... Through first
15 appearances, hit .392 with 10 RBI and 12
runs scored including a .446 on-base percentage.
2006: Played 41 games for the Patriots with 35
starts... Had 20 starts in rightfield, 13 in leftfield
and two at designated hitter.. Had 140 at-bats
with 33 hits, two homers, eight doubles, 11 RBI
and 22 runs... Had eight multi-hit games on the
year with three hits against Georgetown and three
against Temple... Had three multi-RBI games...
Had career-high three RBI at North Carolina on
March. 14... Had both homers in back-to-back
games - against Old Dominion on March 12 and
at UNC on March 14... Made just two errors on
the season. Prep: Earned four letters in base-
ball, three in basketball, two in football and one
in golf while playing for the Eagles... Named
All-Conference as a senior as well as the team
Most Valuable Player... Named to the American
Legion All-West team. Personal: Full name is
Ryan Austin Uphouse... Born July 18, 1987...
Parents are Louis and Jay Uphouse... has one
brother, Tyler... A 2005 graduate of Somerset
Area High School... Four time recipient of the
physical fitness award, a member of the honor
roll and a student ambassador... Also recruited
by Villanova, Kent State, Indiana University-
Purdue, Mount St. Mary’s and West Virginia...
Majoring in information technology.




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                                                                                                                 PLAYERS
     BRENT WEISS
     Junior/Infield
     Suffern, N.Y.
                                                                                             15
       .
     St Joseph’s (N.Y.)


                  BRENT WEISS’ CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
       YEAR          GP/GS AVG AB R                  H      2B   3B     HR     RBI   BB     SO SB/SBA
       2006          41/41 .261 138 12               36     9    1      0      19    13     33 2/3
       2007          54/54 .263 198 36               52     5    0      1      23    15     32 3/6
       Totals        95/95      336 48               88     14   1      1      42    28     65 5/9

     Brent Weiss enters his third season at Mason           gional High School where he received the Most
     and he is expected to start at shortstop for the       Outstanding Award in both Spanish and Geom-
     Patriots... A skilled fielder who can contribute        etry... Selected by the Colorado Rockies in the
     at the plate. 2007: Started all 54 games for the       47th round of the 2005 Major League Baseball
     Patriots batting at both the top and the bottom of     Amateur Draft... Also recruited by St. Joseph, St.
     the order... Hit .263 in 198 at-bats with 23 RBI,      John’s, Seton Hall and North Carolina... Major-
     36 runs scored and one home run... Was 3 for 6         ing in exercise science.
     on the base paths... Was sixth on the team with
     15 multi-hit games... Opened the season going 2
     for 4 in back-to-back games against Clemson...
     Had first RBI of the season against College of
     Charleston (Feb. 25) and followed that up with
     two RBI against William & Mary (March 2)...
     Tied a career high with three hits against Hofstra
     (March 9) and mateched that against Richmond
     (March 21)... Hit first career home run against
     Towson (April 27) going 2 for 4 with two runs
     and two RBI. 2006: Played in 41 games, all
     starts for the Patriots... Had 34 starts at short-
     stop and seven at second... Batted .261 with 36
     hits including nine doubles, one triple, 19 RBI
     and 12 runs... Had a .321 on-base percentage
     and .341 slugging percentage... Had nine multi-
     hit games... Was 2 for 3 with an RBI at South
     Alabama... Was 3 for 4 with two runs against
     Pittsburgh... Was 3 for 4 with three RBI against
     George Washington... Had two distinct seasons,
     batting .333 in first 20 games and .200 over the
     final 21 games. Prep: Earned four letters in base-
     ball and three in football for the Green Knights...
     As a senior, batted .420 with four HR, 28 RBI
     and 24 SB while committing just three errors...
     Named All-NNJIL, All-Suburban, All-County,
     All-Parochial and All-State as a senior... As a
     sophomore and junior, received the same honors
     with the exception of All-State... First freshman
     to start on the varsity in school history... Captain
     of the baseball and football teams as a senior...
     Named All-State as a quarterback in football
     as a senior. Personal: Full name is Brent Wil-
     liam Weiss... Born October 18, 1986... Parents
     are Vicki and Robert Weiss... Has three broth-
     ers, Bobby, 29, Bryan, 27 and Brad, 25... Brother
     Bobby played baseball at Wagner, brother Bryan
     played football at Kent State and brother Brad
     played basketball at Marywood... Uncle, Walt,
     was a Major League All-Star and AL Rookie of
     the Year... A 2005 graduate of Saint Joseph Re-



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                                                     2                     SPENCER WIGGINS
                                                                                                                     Junior/Outfield
                                                                                                                         Fairfax, Va.
                                                                                                                           Robinson

                                                     a sophomore and junior, named first-team All-          Has one sibling, Jordan, 25... Father, Dave, was
                                                     District... Second-team All-Northern Virginia as      drafted out of high school by the Oakland Ath-
                                                     a junior... As a junior, set school’s single-season   letics and after a collegiate career at San Diego
                                                     record with 29 steals... Finished second at Rob-      State and Oregon State, was drafted by the New
                                                     inson in career steals (52) and second in career      York Mets... A 2005 graduate of Robinson High
                                                     batting average (.458). Personal: Full name is        School... Also recruited by Radford... Major is
                                                     Spencer Cochran Wiggins... Born February 17,          information technology.
                                                     1987... Parents are Brenda and Dave Wiggins...




Spencer Wiggins enters his third year at Ma-
son and he is expected to start in center field
for the Patriots... A solid hitter with excellent
speed and a terrific glove... Excellent at getting
on base and a threat to steal every time. 2007:
Started 40 games for the Patriots despite suffer-
ing a hand injury in the season’s third game...
Was second on the team in on-base percentage
as well as steals... Had a .434 on-base percent-
age and stole 10 bases and also led the club by
being hit by 12 pitches... Is sixth all-time at
Mason in hit by pitches... Was hitting .160 on
March 30 before going on a tear over the next
20 games, hitting .388 with a .484 on-base per-
centage and 8 steals over that span... Had three
hits in a game four times, first against George
Washington (April 10) going 3 for 4 with three
RBI, then against James Madison (April 13)
going 3 for 3, then against Towson (April 28)
going 3 for 5 and finally against Temple (May
2) going 3 for 4 with four runs, two RBI and
two hit by pitch.... Reached base safely in 14 of
final 15 games... Did not make an error on the
season. 2006: Selected to the CAA All-Rookie
Team... Appeared in 48 games, all starts for the
Patriots... Started 25 games in centerfield and
23 in leftfield... Was tied for second on the team
with 17 multi-hit games... Hit .287 with 54 hits
and a .373 on-base percentage... Was 12 of 14
in stolen bases and committed just three errors
on the year... Was 2 for 3 in first collegiate game
against Arkansas... Was 3 for 4 with two RBI
against Pittsburgh... Also was 3 for 5 with two
runs and an RBI against Georgia State on May
5... Also had career-high two steals in that con-
test... Had a career-high four hits against Dela-            SPENCER WIGGINS’ CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
ware on April 9. Prep: Earned six letters while
playing for the Rams, three in baseball, three in      YEAR          GP/GS AVG AB R                 H      2B   3B     HR    RBI   BB     SO SB/SBA
ice hockey... First-team All-Northern Virginia         2006          48/48 .287 188 26              54     5    0      0     18    14     21 12/14
and first-team All-District as a senior as well as      2007          40/40 .303 142 30              43     4    1      0     13    21     25 10/13
a member of the D.C. Examiner’s first team... As        Totals        88/88 .294 330 56              97     9    1      0     31    35     46 22/27



                                               2008 George Mason Baseball                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                                  PLAYERS

                                                        32                                       JASON KOZIOL
                                                                                                 Junior/Pitcher
                                                                                                    Paramus, N.J.
                                                                                     .
                                                                                   St Joseph’s Regional (Liberty)

                                                                     JASON KOZIOL’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
                                                          YEAR                  GP/GS   CG     W-L       SV    IP      R     ER   H     BB    SO      ERA
                                                          2006 *                11/0    0      0-0       1     12.1    6     3    13    4     4       2.19
                                                          2007                  13/1    0      1-3       0     14.2    25    15   27    13    11      9.20
                                                          Totals                24/1    0      1-3       1     27.0    31    18   40    17    15      6.00
                                                          * - at Liberty



                                                        start on the season and compiled a 1-3 mark with      gional High School... As a senior, named Most
                                                        a 9.20 ERA... Pitched two strong innings in first      Valuable Player of the Bergen County Tourna-
                                                        outing at Mason to help the Patriots defeat then-     ment... As a junior, was first-team All-County
                                                        No. 1 Clemson... Did not allow an earned run          and All-Parochial... Was second-team All-
                                                        in eight appearances and allowed more than one        State... Was 10-0 with a 0.75 ERA as a junior.
                                                        earned run just three times... Excluding a poor       Personal: Full name is Jason Thomas Koziol...
                                                        one-third of an inning against William & Mary         Parents are Cheryl and Tom Koziol... Has two
     Koziol enters his second season pitching for       and difficult outing at Richmond, had a 3.00           siblings, Kim, 21, and Adam, 17... Born March
     Mason and he is expected to pitch out of the       ERA in 11 appearances. At Liberty: Pitched 12         17, 1987... A 2005 graduate of St. Joseph Re-
     bullpen. 2007: Appeared in 13 games for Mason      innings and compiled a 2.10 ERA. Prep: Earned         gional High School... Played on year at Liberty
     pitching 14 and two-third innings... Made one      two varsity letters in baseball at St. Joseph’s Re-   University... Majoring in sports management.



     JUSTIN BOUR
     Sophomore/First Base
     Centreville, Va.
                                                                                        44
     Westfield H.S.
     Justin Bour enters his second season with Ma-      contests... Had a .987 fielding percentage... Had
     son as the incumbent first baseman... He is         19 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games...
     left-handed power hitter who can hit the ball      Had seven games with four or more RBI... Was
     to all fields. 2007: Finished the season among      4 for 12 with the bases loaded with three grand
     the national leaders in home runs per game and     slams and a double. Prep: Earned eight varsity
     RBI per game... Set a Mason freshman record        letters at Westfield High School, four in base-
     for homers in a season with 14 and RBI with        ball, three in football and one in basketball... As
     56... Named to the CAA All-Rookie Team...          a senior, was first team All-State, All-Region
     Set a school record with three grand slams in a    and All-District in baseball and was Concorde
     season and two grand slams in a game (March        District Player of the Year... Selected first-team
     6)... Tied school records with three homers in a   All-Met... Participated in the state All-Star game
     game and nine RBI in a game (March 6 vs. Cop-      and the Cal Ripken Sr. League All-Star game...
     pin State)... Was named National Player of the     As a junior, also named All-Region and All-
     Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writ-     District and was Honorable Mention All-Met...
     er’s Association and Collegiate Baseball after     Batted .547 with 10 home runs as a senior with
     hitting seven homers and having 19 RBI while       a 1.680 OPS... Batted .385 as a junior with three     year and now plays in the San Francisco Giants’
     batting .500 the week ending March 11... Also      home runs and .388 with seven home runs as a          farm system... A 2006 graduate of Westfield
     named Rivals.com Freshman of the Week... Fin-      sophomore. Personal: Full name is Justin James        High School... Hobbies include fishing and ping
     ished the season batting .301 with 12 doubles,     Bour... Born May 28, 1988... Parents are Jim and      pong... Major is undeclared.
     14 homers and 56 RBI with 63 hits and 39 runs      Tracy Bour... Has a sister, Jenna and a brother,
     scored... Started 49 games and played in 51        Jason... Brother was a teammate at Mason last

                                         JUSTIN BOUR’S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
       YEAR           GP/GS           AVG      AB       R                  H      2B     3B        HR         RBI      BB         SO         SB/SBA
       2007           51/49          .301      209      39                 63     12     0         14         56       13         38         0/1
       Totals         51/49          .301      209      39                 63     12     0         14         56       13         38         0/1




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PLAYERS
RYAN BRECKO
Sophomore/Pitcher/OF
Shamong, N.J.
                                                                                             9
Seneca H.S.

           RYAN BRECKO’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
  YEAR           GP/GS       CG       W-L       SV    IP        R     ER H        BB    SO    ERA
  2007           17/7        0        4-3       0     49.2      50    41 72       27    19    7.43
  Totals         17/7        0        4-3       0     49.2      50    41 72       27    19    7.43

           RYAN BRECKO’S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
  YEAR          GP/GS AVG AB R                H      2B   3B         HR   RBI BB       SO SB/SBA
  2007          6/3   .200 15 3               3      0    0          0    3   1        3  0/0
  Totals        6/3   .200 15 3               3      0    0          0    3   1        3  0/0

Ryan Brecko enters his second season with the        on March 28 and picked up a win on April 3
Patriots as one of the team’s top starting pitch-    against Georgetown... Also picked up the win in
ers... Has a good fastball but needs to work on      a home start against George Washington... Won
his control. 2007: Finished the season with 17       third straight decision with a victory against
appearances of which seven were starts... Com-       Chicago State, throwing seven shutout innings...      runs and a 6-2 record as a senior... As a junior,
piled a 4-3 record with a 7.43 ERA... Pitched        Earned a relief victory against Towson on April       was 7-1 and hit .420 with 10 home runs. Person-
49.2 innings allowing 41 earned runs with 27         27 but took the loss two days later against the       al: Full name is Ryan Patrick Brecko... Parents
walks and 19 strikeouts... Opened the season in      Tigers... Hit .200 on the season with three starts    are Eileen and Gary Pelehaty... Born Sept. 10,
the weekend rotation with a strong outing against    in rightfield. Prep: Earned four varsity letters       1987... Has two brothers, Matt, 21, and Bruce,
Clemson... Lacked defensive support in second        in baseball at Seneca High School playing for         17... A 2006 graduate of Seneca High School...
start at College of Charleston... Moved out of       coach Dave Lafferty... Was selected All-State         Also recruited by St. John’s, Coastal Carolina,
starting rotation after a no-decision against Wil-   and All-South Jersey as both a senior and a ju-       Western Carolina, Marshall and Rider... Major
liam & Mary... Was back in the starting rotation     nior... Had a .495 batting average with six home      is undeclared.



                                                     33                                         DAN GERJETS
                                                                                                          Sophomore/Pitcher
                                                                                                                        ,
                                                                                                              Mount Airy Md.
                                                                                                           South Carroll H.S.

                                                                 DAN GERJETS’ CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
                                                       YEAR               GP/GS    CG        W-L     SV     IP      R     ER H        BB    SO    ERA
                                                       2007               17/5     0         2-1     0      44.1    32    29 59       8     17    5.89
                                                       Totals             17/5     0         2-1     0      44.1    32    29 59       8     17    5.89


                                                     pitched... Did not allow more than two earned         Prep: Earned six varsity letters at South Car-
                                                     runs in an appearance through first 15 games...        roll High School, three in baseball and three
                                                     Allowed 13 earned runs in final two appear-            in basketball... Was selected All-Conference
                                                     ances as ERA rose from 3.86 to 5.89... Had            as both a senior and a junior... Compiled a
                                                     terrific relief outing on March 25 allowing just       0.93 career earned run average and had a 0.64
                                                     two runs, one earned in five and one-third in-         ERA as a junior. Personal: Full name is Dan-
                                                     nings... Picked up first collegiate win on April       iel Ryan Gerjets... Parents are Kathy and Mike
                                                     13 with no runs in two-thirds of an inning in         Gerjets... Born Jan. 7, 1988... Has one brother,
Dan Gerjets enters his second season with the        relief... Had best outing of the season against       David, 24.... A 2006 graduate of South Car-
Patriots as a candidate for a spot in the starting   Chicago State allowing five hits, one walk and         roll High School... A member of the National
rotation... Has excellent command and a good         no earned runs in seven innings while strik-          Honor Society and a four-year member of the
mix of pitches. 2007: Appeared in 17 games           ing out five... Allowed just one extra-base            Academic Honor Roll... Was named Student
with five starts for the Patriots and was third on    hit in that appearance, picking up his second         of the Year as a senior... Major is sports man-
the team in ERA... Was 2-1 on the year with a        win... Was 1-0 with a 4.44 ERA as a reliever          agement.
5.89 ERA and just eight walks in 44.1 innings        holding opponents to a .295 batting average.




                                               2008 George Mason Baseball                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                                   PLAYERS

                                                           14                CHRIS HENDERSON
                                                                                                  Sophomore/Catcher/OF
                                                                                                           Marlton, N.J.
                                                                                                          Cherokee H.S.

                                                                 CHRIS HENDERSON’S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
                                                             YEAR         GP/GS AVG AB R                 H      2B   3B     HR    RBI BB       SO SB/SBA
                                                             2007         51/50 .351 194 38              68     16   1      1     27 21        24 0/1
                                                             Totals       51/50 .351 194 38              68     16   1      1     27 21        24 0/1


                                                           walks and doubles... Named second-team All-          and football... As a junior, helped team to South
                                                           CAA at utility and was selected to the CAA           Jersey title while batting .468 with 10 home
                                                           All-Rookie Team... Finished the year batting         runs and 45 RBI... As a senior, hit .490 with
                                                           .351 with one home runs, 27 RBI, 16 doubles,         six home runs, 14 doubles and 44 RBI... Holds
                                                           68 hits, 38 runs, 21 walks and a .423 on-base        school record for most home runs in a season,
                                                           percentage... Committed just one error and had       most RBI in a season and most RBI in a career.
                                                           a .994 fielding percentage... Had 17 multi-hit        Personal: Full name is Christopher Ryan Hen-
                                                           games and compiled a 12-game hitting streak...       derson... Parents are Sue and Steve Henderson...
     Chris Henderson enters his second season at           Opened the season strong with a .421 batting         Has two siblings, Pat, 22, and Katie, 10... Born
     Mason and is expected to start either in the out-     average in first 10 games and closed the season       June 23, 1988... A 2006 graduate of Cherokee
     field or behind the plate... Is one of the tough-      hitting .412 in final 10 games. Prep: Earned          High School... Earned Super Chief Award for
     est outs in Mason’s lineup and has the ability to     seven varsity letters at Cherokee High School,       having a 3.5 grade-point average while play-
     foul off balls until he gets the pitch he’s looking   four in baseball and three in football... As a se-   ing varsity sports... Cousin Blaine Neal played
     for... Solid hitter to all fields. 2007: Was one of    nior, was first-team All-State, All-South Jersey,     professional baseball after being drafted by the
     four Mason players to hit better than .350 and        All-Conference and All-County... As a junior,        Florida Marlins... Also recruited by William &
     finished the season fourth on the team in hits         was All-South Jersey, All-Conference and All-        Mary, Coastal Carolina, Cincinnati and Quin-
     and on-base percentage... Third on the team in        County... Was two-year captain in both baseball      nipiac...Majoring in business and Spanish.


     MARK HILL
     Sophomore/Infield
     Media, Pa.
                                                                                        28
     Penncrest H.S.

                  MARK HILL’S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
       YEAR          GP/GS AVG AB R                 H      2B   3B     HR     RBI BB      SO SB/SBA
       2007          13/3  .217 23 5                5      2    0      0      3   1       5  0/0
       Totals        13/3  .217 23 5                5      2    0      0      3   1       5  0/0


     Hill enters his second season with the Patri-         in each game at Hofstra... Held hitless in final
     ots and will fight for a starting position in the      eight at-bats of the season. Prep: Earned six
     infield. 2007: Appeared in 13 games for the            varsity letters at Penncrest High School, three
     Patriots with three starts... Batted .217 with        in baseball and three in golf... High school
     five runs on five hits and three RBI... Had first        baseball coach was Steve Mescanti... As a ju-
     appearance on Feb. 24 at Charleston South-            nior and senior was named All-League... Bat-
     ern... In second game, had first multi-hit per-        ted .431 as a senior. Personal: Full name is
     formance of his career going 2 for 4 with two         Mark John Hill... Parents are Linda and Mark
     doubles, an RBI and four runs scored... Had           Hill... Has two siblings, Jordan, 14, and Mad-       home runs in a MLB game... A 2006 gradu-
     a four-game hit streak with a 1 for 2 effort at       eline, 13... Cousin is former Major Leaguer          ate of Penncrest High School... Also recruited
     Hofstra (March 10), a 1 for 3 game at Hofstra         Bob Horner, who was the 1978 Rookie of               by St. Joseph’s (Pa.)... Hobbies include cards,
     (March 11) and a 1 for 4 performance against          the Year with the Atlanta Braves, an All-Star        ping pong and fantasy football... Majoring in
     Mount St. Mary’s (March 13)... Had an RBI             in 1982 and is one of 15 players to hit four         finance.




18                                                   2008 George Mason Baseball
PLAYERS
BENJI KAGAN
Sophomore/Pitcher
Oak Hill, Va.
                                                                                   17
Oakton H.S.

           BENJI KAGAN’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
  YEAR           GP/GS      CG       W-L      SV    IP       R   ER H       BB    SO    ERA
  2007           5/0        0        1-0      0     8.1      7   6  12      7     6     6.48
  Totals         5/0        0        1-0      0     8.1      7   6  12      7     6     6.48


Kagan enters his second season with the Pa-        at Virginia (March 27) and one at Liberty
triots and is expected to pitch out of the bull-   (April 24). Prep: Earned three varsity letters
pen. 2007: Appeared in five games compiling         in baseball at Oakton High School playing
a 1-0 record in eight and one-third innings of     for coach Scott Rowland... As a senior, se-
work... First appearance was a two-inning          lected first-team All-District, first-team All-
stint against Coppin State (March 6) allow-        Region and Honorable Mention All-Met...
ing just one hit and one walk while striking       As a junior was named second-team All-
out five... Second appearance came against          District. Personal: Full name is Banjamin
George Washington (March 14) pitching              Joseph Kagan... Parents are Debbie and Ber-
a scoreless inning... Allowed one earned           nie Kagan... Has two siblings, Michael, 24,      recruited by Christopher Newport... Hobbies
run in two and one-third innings of work at        and Elizabeth, 21... Born Oct. 14, 1987... A     include golf and basketball... Majoring in
Richmond (March 21)... Pitched two innings         2006 graduate of Oakton High School... Also      communications.




                                                   29                        DARREN MCLEAN
                                                                                                    Sophomore/Pitcher
                                                                                                       Goffstown, N.H.
                                                                                                        Goffstown H.S.

                                                          DARREN MCLEAN’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
                                                    YEAR           GP/GS     CG        W-L     SV    IP      R   ER H      BB    SO   ERA
                                                    2007           5/0       0         0-0     0     7.0    11   10 18     0     3    12.86
                                                    Totals         5/0       0         0-0     0     7.0    11   10 18     0     3    12.86



                                                   with a strikeout and a hit... Allowed just one
                                                   earned run in two innings of work at UNC
                                                   Wilmington. Prep: Earned three varsity let-
                                                   ters in baseball at Goffstown High School...
                                                   Also played a year of basketball... Was team
                                                   captain as a senior and junior... Won the
                                                   Coach’s Award in 2006 and the team’s Pitch-
                                                   ing Award in 2005... Was selected first-team
Darren McLean enters his second season at          All-State as a senior. Personal: Full name is
Mason and is expected to pitch out of the          Darren Douglas McLean... Parents are Mau-
bullpen. 2007: Appeared in five games, all          reen and Kent McLean... Has two siblings,
in relief... Pitched seven innings and was the     Pat, 22, and Mike, 21... Born October 3,
only Mason pitched not to walk a batter on the     1987... A 2006 graduate of Goffstown High
year... Took the mound in the season opener        School... Hobbies include snowboarding...
allowing two hits and one run against then-        Also recruited by Bryant, McDaniel, Christo-
No. 1 Clemson (Feb. 16)... Had a strong in-        pher Newport and Mary Washington... Major
ning of work against Coppin State (March 6)        is undeclared.




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                                                                                                                                PLAYERS

                                                         8                                           KRIS MENGLE
                                                                                                   Sophomore/Pitcher
                                                                                                   Mechanicsburg, Pa.
                                                                                                Cumberland Valley H.S.

                                                                    KRIS MENGLE’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
                                                           YEAR           GP/GS      CG        W-L      SV    IP      R      ER H       BB     SO    ERA
                                                           2007           14/1       0         1-1      0     29.0    34     32 46      15     34    9.93
                                                           Totals         14/1       0         1-1      0     29.0    34     32 46      15     34    9.93


                                                         ings in which he did not allow an earned run        sonal: Full name is Kristofer Wade Mengle...
                                                         and nine in which he allowed two or fewer...        Parents are Cheryl and Mark Mengle... Has
                                                         Struck out a career-high eight batters in four      three siblings, Jamie, 22, Ethan, 15, and
                                                         innings of relief work against Navy (March          Jenna, 12... Born September 1, 1987... A
                                                         20)... Struck out five in three and two-third        2006 graduate of Cumberland Valley High
                                                         innings against Delaware (April 8)... Fanned        School... Father and brother Jamie played
                                                         four in three scoreless innings against Old         baseball at Shippensburg... Also recruited by
                                                         Dominion (May 6)... As a reliever, had a 7.45       George Washington, Boston College, Notre
     Kris Mengle enters his second season with           ERA due to allowing eight runs without re-          Dame, Rider and Shippensburg... Major is
     the Patriots and is expected to pitch out of the    cording an out in season’s lone start, at Vir-      undeclared.
     bullpen. 2007: Appeared in 14 games with            ginia (March 27). Prep: Earned five varsity
     one start for a total of 29 innings... Compiled     letters at Cumberland Valley High School,
     a 1-1 record with a 9.92 ERA... Struck out 34       three in baseball and two in basketball.... As a
     batters, 10.6 per nine innings... With one more     senior and a sophomore, was named school’s
     inning, would have qualified for school’s            Pitcher of the Year and was American Legion
     single-season stirkeouts-per-nine inning list       All-Star... Recorded an 8-2 record as a senior
     where he would be second... Had six out-            with 88 strikeouts and only 10 walks. Per-


     T.J. O’GRADY
     Sophomore/Pitcher
     Congers, N.Y.
                                                                                                7
       .
     St Joseph’s Regional H.S.

                T.J. O’GRADY’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
       YEAR           GP/GS      CG       W-L       SV    IP        R    ER H       BB    SO    ERA
       2007           18/0       0        2-0       0     21.1      19   17 27      13    18    7.17
       Totals         18/0       0        2-0       0     21.1      19   17 27      13    18    7.17



     T.J. O’Grady enters his second season with the      with a 2-0 mark and a 3.86 ERA... Had lone save
     Patriots and wis expected to pitch out of the       out of conference and held opponents to a .250
     bullpen, potential as a set-up man. 2007: Ap-       batting average... First win came in 12-10 vic-
     peared in 18 games, second-most on the team...      tory over Navy (March 20)... Recorded first col-
     Was second on the squad with one save... Had        legiate save againt Georgetown (April 3) going
     a 2-0 mark with one save in 21 and one-third        two and two-third innings... Second win came
     innings or work... Put together a 7.17 ERA de-      in 18-16 victory over Temple, going one inning
     spite holding opponents to a .317 batting aver-     and allowing just one hit. Prep: Earned seven
     age... Had nine outings without allowing a run...   varsity letters at St. Joseph’s Regional High       ber 30, 1987... Hobbies include sports and cars...
     Allowed an earned run in just one of five road       School, four in baseball, two in football and one   Also recruited by Maryland, George Washing-
     appearances... Struck out a batter in 10 appear-    in basketball. Personal: Full name is Thomas J.     ton, Richmond, Old Dominion and William &
     ances... Was dominant in nine non-conference        O’Grady... Parents are Pam and Tom O’Grady...       Mary... Majoring in physical education.
     appearances, pitching 11 and two-third innings      Has two brothers, Kyle and Chris... Born Decem-




20                                                 2008 George Mason Baseball
PLAYERS
DAN PALUMBO
Sophomore/Infield
Bowie, Md.
                                                                                      12
Archbishop Spalding H.S.

           DAN PALUMBO’S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
  YEAR         GP/GS AVG AB R                 H     2B   3B     HR     RBI BB       SO SB/SBA
  2007         43/41 /315 146 21              46    10   0      0      19 12        23 1/1
  Totals       43/41 /315 146 21              46    10   0      0      19 12        23 1/1


Dan Palumbo begins his second season with           ern (Feb. 24), 3 for 6 at Georgetown (April 3)
the Patriots and he will be in the mix for a        and 3 for 4 agaisnt Chicago State (April 21).
starting position in the infield... A solid hitter   Prep: Earned six varsity letters at Archbishop
who has a terrific grasp of the fundamentals.        Spalding High School, three in baseball, two
2007: Appeared in 43 games for Mason with 41        in basketball and one in volleyball... As a ju-
starts... Earned a spot on the CAA All-Rookie       nior, named team’s Most Valuable Player, All-
Team... Was fifth on the team in batting with        Conference and first-team All-Anne Arundel
a .315 average... Was one of five Patriots to        County Capitol-Gazette... As a sophomore,
have a hitting streak of double figures, bat-        chosen All-Conference and second-team All-
ting safely in 10 straight games... One of six      Anne Arundel County Capitol-Gazette... As a           is an assistant coach with the team... Brother
Patriots to reach double figures in doubles...       junior, batted .392 with 31 RBI, 35 runs, a .519      Jon played at LaSalle and brother Joe plays at
After season’s second game, average never           on-base percentage, a .529 slugging percentage        Maryland... A 2006 graduate of Archbishop
fell below .268... Over final 29 games of the        and a 1.048 OPS... Did not play senior year due       Spalding... Earned a 4.4 grade-point average in
season, batted .344, third on the team... Batting   to a knee injury. Personal: Full name is Daniel       high school and was a member of the National
out of the eighth and ninth spot, had 10 RBI        Vincent Palumbo... Parents are Theresa and Jeff       Honor Society... Also recruited by Towson,
and 21 runs scored... Had 12 multi-hit games        Palumbo... Has three brothers, Jon, 27, Jeff, 24,     William & Mary, Navy, Marshall and Elon...
on the year... Was 3 for 6 at Charleston South-     and Joe, 20... Brother Jeff played at Mason and       Major is undeclared.



                                                    23                                                  TREVOR
                                                                                                     ROSENBERG
                                                                                                         Sophomore/Pitcher
                                                                                                            Sweetwater, N.J.
                                                                                                              Oakcrest H.S.

                                                         TREVOR ROSENBERG’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
                                                      YEAR           GP/GS       CG       W-L       SV     IP      R     ER H       BB    SO    ERA
                                                      2007           16/4        0        0-1       1      25.2    31    28 48      14    16    9.82
                                                      Totals         16/4        0        0-1       1      25.2    31    28 48      14    16    9.82


                                                    Southern (Feb. 24) with no runs and only three        62 innings with 101 strikeouts and a .200 oppo-
                                                    hits in three innings, picking up the save in a       nents batting average... Also hit .400 with five
                                                    22-8 victory... Longest outing of the year came       home runs, 14 doubles, 42 RBI and .511 on-
                                                    against Mount St. mary’s going five innings            base percentage. Personal: Full name is Trevor
                                                    with just two earned runs allowed... Set a ca-        Newman Rosenberg... Parents are Barbara and
                                                    reer high with five strikeouts in outing against       Brendan Rosenberg... Has one sister, Hilary,
Trevor Rosenberg enters his second season           the Mount. Prep: Earned six varsity letters at        15... Born October 23, 1987... A 2006 gradu-
with Mason and will fight for a spot in the rota-    Oakcrest High School, three in baseball and           ate of Oakcrest High School... Was a two-time
tion. 2007: Appeared in 16 games for the Patri-     three in soccer... As a senior, was first-team All-    member of the National Honor Society... Fa-
ots with four starts... Pitched 25 and two-third    South Jersey and first-team All-Conference...          ther played on two Division III National Cham-
innings on the year with starts agaisnt Coppin      Also named team MVP and the league’s strike-          pionship teams at Rowan and later played in
State (March 6), Mount St. Mary’s (March            out leader... As a junior, was second-team All-       the Minnesota Twins system.... Also recruited
13), Navy (March 20) and Georgetown (April          Conference and the team’s Offensive Player of         by Rutgers, LaSalle, Towson, St. Joseph’s and
11)... Had one save on the season... Most ef-       the Year... Named team captain as a senior and        Farleigh Dickenson... Majoring in government
fective outing of the year came at Charleston       junior... As a senior, had a 7-3 record... Pitched    and international politics.



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                                                                                                                              PLAYERS

                                                          25                        JOSH STEINBERG
                                                                                                         Sophomore/Catcher
                                                                                                            Woodbridge, Va.
                                                                                                              Gar-Field H.S.

                                                                  JOSH STEINBERG’S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
                                                            YEAR         GP/GS AVG AB R                H     2B   3B    HR    RBI BB     SO SB/SBA
                                                            2007         7/0   .250 8 2                2     0    0     0     0   1      2  0/0
                                                            Totals       7/0   .250 8 2                2     0    0     0     0   1      2  0/0


                                                          Coppin State (March 6) when he went 1 for 3        Father played tennis at The Citadel... Earned
                                                          with a walk... Was 1 for 1 at Hofstra (March       Principal’s Excellence Award, Academic
                                                          10). Scored in a run in each game in which         Excellence Award, Virginia Society of Cer-
                                                          he had a hit. Prep: Earned three varsity let-      tified Public Accountants Award, Supervi-
                                                          ters in baseball at Gar-Field High School...       sor’s Trohy for Academic Achievement, was
                                                          As a senior, was named All-Area, All-District      named in Who’s Who Among American Stu-
                                                          and a Puma All-American... Also named All-         dents and participated in the Hugh O’Brian
                                                          District as a junior... As a senior, batted .355   Leadership Conference... Also recruited by
     Josh Steinberg enters his second season with         with two home runs... As a junior, hit .310        The Citadel, Navy, Wofford and Newberry...
     Mason and he will challenge for playing time         with one home run... Played in the Perfect         Majoring in accounting.
     at catcher. 2007: Appeared in seven games            Game Showcase Tournament, Jerry Gardziel
     off the bench batting .250 in eight at bats.         Tournament, East Cobb Yankees Tourna-
     Scored two runs on two hits with a walk and          ment and CABA Tournament. Personal: Full
     two strikeouts... Had a .400 on-base percent-        name is Joshua Lee Steinberg... Parents are
     age... Was hit by a pitch in first collegiate         Hye Kyong and Craig Steinberg... Has one
     plate appearance at Charleston Southern              brother, Andrew, 15... Born July 26, 1988...
     (Feb. 24)... First collegiate hit came against       A 2006 graduate of Gar-Field High School...


     BRYAN WADE
     Junior/Pitcher
     Hampton, Va.
                                                                                           13
     Kecoughtan H.S.

                BRYAN WADE’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
       YEAR           GP/GS       CG       W-L       SV    IP        R   ER H       BB    SO    ERA
       2007           2/0         0        0-0       0     3.0       0   0  1       2     2     0.00
       Totals         2/0         0        0-0       0     3.0       0   0  1       2     2     0.00



     Bryan Wade enters his second season with the         Prep: Earned two varsity letters in baseball at
     Patriots and he will pitch out of the bullpen.       Kecoughtan High School playing for coach
     2007: Appeared in two games for the Patri-           John Greene… Spent four years playing for
     ots and was extremely effective in both out-         the Warriors… Twice named team’s Pitcher
     ings... Was the only Patriots to not allow an        of the Year… Team Most Valuable Player as
     earned run or an extra base hit but that was         a senior… Selected second-team All-Penin-
     in just three innings of work... First appear-       sula Region. Personal: Full name is Bryan
     ance came against Coppin State, pitching two         Chandler Wade… Parents are Denise Hess,
     innings and allowing one hit, one walk and           Craig Staton and Jack and Jennifer Wade…           named a Legion All-Star… Hobbies include
     striking out two... Also went to the plate in that   Has two siblings, Jeff, 31, and Corey, 21… A       snowboarding, fishing and golf… Majoring in
     game going 1 for 1 with two RBI... Second            2005 graduate of Kecoughtan High School…           Administration of Justice.
     appearance came against then-No. 3 Virginia          Graduated with honors… Played three years
     pitching one inning with no hits and one walk.       of American Legion baseball and was twice




22                                                  2008 George Mason Baseball
PLAYERS
JACK ZELTNER
Sophomore/Pitcher
Clifton, Va.
                                                                                  18
Centreville H.S.

        JACK ZELTNER’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
  YEAR          GP/GS      CG         W-L    SV    IP      R     ER H       BB    SO    ERA
  2007          14/1       0          1-1    0     29.0    34    32 46      15    34    9.93
  Totals        14/1       0          1-1    0     29.0    34    32 46      15    34    9.93


Jack Zeltner is in his second season with the     Earned three varsity letters in baseball at Cen-
Patriots and will pitch out of the bullpen.       treville High School... Also played one year
2007: Appeared in six games in relief compil-     of football and one year of basketball... As
ing 11 innings on the mound... First appear-      a senior, was chosen as team Most Valuable
ance was a two-inning outing against Cop-         Player... Also selected first-team All-District
pin State (March 6), striking out three and       and second-team All-Region... Missed junior
allowing just one hit... Struggled in next two    year with a shoulder injury. Personal: Full
outings against George Washington (March          name is John David Zeltner II... Parents are
14) and Virginia (March 27).. Allowed one         Gretchen and John Zeltner... Has one sis-
run in one inning of work against Delaware        ter, Brooke, 15... Born August 8, 1987... A        doah and Francis Marion... Hobbies include
(April 8) and one run in two innings against      2006 graduate of Centreville High School...        watching football... Majoring in business
Liberty (April 24)... Finished the season with    Uncle, Bob Johnston, played football at Wil-       management.
one scoreless inning against UNC Wilming-         liam & Mary... Cousin, Rob Johnston, swam
ton, not surrendering a hit or a walk. Prep:      at Georgetown... Also recruited by Shenan-



AARON TENNEY
Freshman/Third Base/OF
Yorktown, Va.
                                                                6 SHAWN GRIFFITH 5
                                                                           Junior/Pitcher
                                                                             .
                                                                           St Petersburg, Fla.
Tabb H.S.                                                                          .
                                                                           Largo/St Petersburg College

Aaron Tenney enters his first                                               St. Petersburg College: Played
season of eligibility for Mason                                            two years of baseball at St. Peters-
after redshirting in 2007... Will                                          burg College earning an associate’s
challenge for a starting position                                          degree in sports medicine with a
in the infield. 2007: Appeared in                                           3.2 grade-point average... Walked
three games before suffering a                                             on during first season at St. Peters-
season-ending injury... Earned a                                           burg and pitched 10 innings with
medical redshirt and season won’t                                          a 4.35 ERA... In senior year, went
count toward his eligibility... Was                                        3-1 with a 4.37 ERA with 48 strike-
2 for 5 on the year with a pair of                                         outs in 35 innings. High School:
RBI and a pair of runs... First ap-                                        Attended Largo High School earn-
pearance came against Charles-                                             ing the Jonnie Ruth Clark Scholar-
ton Southern (Feb. 24) with a                                              ship to attend St. Petersburg Col-
pair of walks and a run scored...                                          lege... Played shortstop and pitched
Second appearance came against                                             and earned four letters... Named St.
Coppin State (March 6) when he                                             Petersburg Times honorable men-
went 2 for 4 with two RBI and a       is Aaron David Tenney... Parents     tion and team MVP as a senior and       ents are Sandra and Steve Griffith...
run scored... Also took the field      are Tammy and Bruce Tenney...        played in the All-County All-Star       Has a younger brother, Tyler, 15...
against Hofstra (March 10) going      Has two sisters, Rebecca, 20,        game... Played summer baseball in       A 2005 graduate of Largo High
0 for 1. Prep: Earned six varsity     and Melanie, 14... Born April 20,    the RBI League in Pinellas Coun-        School and a 2007 graduate of St.
letters at Tabb High School, three    1988... A 2006 graduate of Tabb      ty... In 2005, threw a no-hitter with   Petersburg College... Uncle, Rick,
in baseball and three in track...     High School... Was a member          13 strikeouts and in 2006, helped       played football at VMI... Hobbies
Was first-team All-District three      of the National Honor Society...     team to a regional title and a trip     include fishing, hiking and riding
times, first-team All-Region           Also recruited by VMI, Radford,      to the World Series while being         dirt bikes... Also recruited by An-
twice and second-team All-State       Virginia Wesleyan and Eastern        named to the All-Star team. Per-        derson College, Barry University,
twice... Also selected team’s Best    Mennonite... Major is civil engi-    sonal: Full name is Shawn Michael       Marist and Old Dominion... Major
Hitter twice. Personal: Full name     neering.                             Griffith... Born May 24, 1987Par-        is sports management.


                                            2008 George Mason Baseball                                                                                    23
                                                                                                                             PLAYERS
     RYAN SOARES                                                                     BRANDEN BARTLETT
     Sophomore/Middle Infield                                                         Freshman/Pitcher


                                                                  31                                                          26
     Harwich, Mass.                                                                  Warrenton, Va.
     Harwich H.S.                                                                    Fauquier H.S.
     South Florida
     USF: Played in 28 games with 19                                                 High School: Played four years of
     starts for South Florida... Was sixth                                           baseball at Fauquier High School
     on the team in batting with a .263                                              for head coach Paul Koch. Person-
     average... committed just one error                                             al: Full name is Brandon Dean Bar-
     on the season and had one homer                                                 tlett... Born November 3, 1988Par-
     with 13 RBI and 11 runs scored...                                               ents are Sharon and Jeff Bartlett...
     Had a .378 on-base percentage and                                               Has an older sister, Kristie, 27...
     had a 1:1 walk to strikeout ratio...                                            A 2007 graduate of Fauquier High
     Named Big East All-Academic.                                                    School... Also recruited by Long-
     High School: Earned four letters in                                             wood and SMU... Hobbies include
     baseball, four letters in basketball                                            fishing... Major is undeclared.
     and four letters in soccer at Harwich
     High School... Was Massachusetts
     D-III Player of the Year as a senior
     while leading squad to state title...
     First-team All-State in baseball,
     basketball and soccer as a senior...     pitching 34 innings and not surren-
     League MVP as a senior and a three-      dering a run... Scored 1,275 points
     time league All-Star in baseball, bas-   in basketball career and 111 points
     ketball and soccer... Was a three-time   in soccer career. Personal: Born
     MVP in all three sports as well as a     July 10, 1987... Parents are Susan
     two-year captain... Four-year honor      and Gary Soares... Has two siblings,
     roll student... As a senior, hit .480    Shannon, 29, and Jared, 25... A 2006
     with eight homers and 32 RBI while       graduate of Harwich High School.


     D.J. CALIFANO                                                                   JAMISON CUNNINGHAM
     Freshman/Second Base                                                            Freshman/First Base
     Stafford, Va.
     North Stafford H.S.                                          19                 Yorba Linda, Calif
                                                                                     El Dorado H.S.
                                                                                                       .
                                                                                                                              37
     High School: Played four years of                                               High School: Played four years of
     baseball, two years of football and                                             baseball and one year of football at
     two years of winter track at North                                              El Dorado High School in Yorba
     Stafford High School... Named                                                   Linda, Calif.... Selected to the Phil
     first-team All-District as a junior in                                           Nevin National Classic All-Tour-
     baseball... In football, named first                                             nament team... Selected as an El
     team All-District and second-team                                               Dorado High School Distinguished
     All-Region as a senior... In track,                                             Scholar. Personal: Born Septem-
     selected All-Region as a junior and                                             ber 7, 1989... Parents are Karen and
     senior... Selected North Stafford                                               Tim Cunningham... Has an older
     All-Academic as a junior and a                                                  brother, Ryan, 23... A 2007 gradu-
     senior for carrying a grade-point                                               ate of El Dorado High School...
     average of 3.5 or greater... Played                                             Hobbies include snowboarding...
     two years of summer baseball for                                                Majoring in Government and Inter-
     the Maryland Monarchs and both                                                  national Politics.
     times advanced to the World Se-
     ries. Personal: Full name is Daniel      Orioles AAA affiliate... Also re-
     Joseph Califano... Born September        cruited by Methodist, Shenandoah
     25, 1988... Parents are Laurie and       and North Carolina Wesleyan...
     Ken Califano... Has an older sis-        Hobbies include golf and running...
     ter, Kerri, 21... A 2007 graduate of     Major is biology.
     North Stafford High School... Fa-
     ther played professional baseball,
     getting as high as the Baltimore



24                                                   2008 George Mason Baseball
                                                PLAYERS
SHANE DAVIS                                           JEREMY HAAS
Freshman/Outfield                                      Freshman/Pitcher/Outfield


                                            42                                                                    16
West Trenton, N.J.                                    Coopersburg, Pa.
The Hun School                                        Southern Lehigh H.S.

High School: Played four years of                     High School: Played four years of
baseball and three years of football                  baseball at Southern Lehigh High
at the Hun School in West Trenton,                    School... Played freshman basket-
N.J.... Selected first-team All-State                  ball for the Spartans as well... As a
Prep in baseball and won the Prep                     senior, named first-team All-Colo-
State title in both baseball and foot-                nial League and honorable mention
ball... Served as captain of both                     All-Area... Named first-team All-
teams and each squad went undefeat-                   Area and All-League as a junior...
ed in conference play... As a senior,                 As a sophomore, selected second-
batted .494 with four home runs and                   team All-League and as a fresh-
28 RBI... Earned the Hun School’s                     man, selected honorable mention
Gregory Scott Award for Leadership.                   All-League... Finished high school
Personal: Born December 3, 1988...                    career with 16 homers and 95 hits...
Parents are Helen Woelk and Gerald                    Batted .400 with four homers as a se-
Davis... Has one brother, Jordan, 8...                nior... Hit .485 with nine homers as
Father spent nine seasons in the San                  a junior... Hit .375 with two homers
Diego Padres’ organization... Also                    as a sophomore... Batted .480 with      an older brother, Ryan, 21... 2007
recruited by Florida State, Wagner                    one homer as a freshman.... Played      graduate of Southern Lehigh High
and High Point for baseball and                       American Legion Baseball and            School... Hobbies include fishing
Fordham and Navy for football...                      was named Legion MVP the sum-           and basketball... Also recruited by
Hobbies include sports and music...                   mer before senior year. Personal:       West Vriginia, Delaware, St. John’s,
Major is undeclared.                                  Full name is Jeremy Bruce Haas...       DeSale, Methodist, Kutztown, East
                                                      Born November 23, 1988... Parents       Stroudsburg and Marist... Major is
                                                      are Diane and Bruce Haas... Has         undecided.


BRIAN SMITH                                           SEAN SWETNAM
Freshman/Third Base                                   Freshman/Pitcher
Vienna, Va.
James Madison H.S.                               11   Greenbelt, Md.
                                                      El. Roosevelt H.S.                                     38
High School: Played three years                       High School: Played three years of
of varsity baseball at James Mad-                     baseball and one year of soccer at
ison High School... First-team                        Eleanor Roosevelt High School...
All-District and All-Region, sec-                     Won a state title and three region
ond-team All-State and All-Met                        titles while being named team
as a senior... Selected District                      MVP three times... Had a career
Player of the Year and was on the                     record of 24-2 with a 1.12 ERA,
AB Honor Roll. Personal: Full                         236 strikeouts and 42 walks in
name is Brian Anthony Smith...                        150.1 innings... Also batted .398...
Born November 3, 1988... Par-                         Selected D.C. Examiner Player of
ents are Cindy and Paul Smith...                      the Year for 2007 as well as the
Has a sister, Arielle, 14, and                        Washington Post Prince George’s
a brother, Justin, 2... A 2007                        County Player of the Year and the
graduate of James Madison High                        Gazette Newspapers Player of
School... Also recruited by Old                       the Year. Personal: Full name is
Dominion... Was a District and                        Sean Alan Swetnam... Born June
State Little League Champion                          8, 1989... Father is Stan Swetnam,
in 2001 and finished third in                          who played baseball and basket-
the Southeast Region... Hobbies                       ball and the University of Mary-
include music, golf and basket-                       land... Also recruited by Towson,
ball... Major is marketing.                           Mount St. Mary’s, Limestone and
                                                      Catholic... Major is finance.




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                                                                                                                   SPUHLER FIELD




           In the spring of 1986, the George Mason          percent Swag Peat top soil mix) and a Tufcote          Patriots have won 15 or more home games in a
     baseball team ended its odyssey of playing on          Bermuda prescription grass sod. A new drainage         season 17 times and have reached 17 or more wins
     temporary and local high school fields when it          system also was installed, along with artificial        12 times. From the 2003 through 2004 seasons,
     got its own permanent field west of the Recre-          turf in the home plate area to prevent excessive       the Patriots won 18 straight home games, setting
     ation Sports Complex. Named in honor of the            wear during pre-game preparation.                      a new school record.
     program’s first head coach, Raymond H. “Hap”                  Spuhler Field boasts permanent grandstand
     Spuhler Field has come to be known as one of           seating for 900 spectators, an enclosed press box
     the top collegiate baseball complexes in the Mid-      with a public address system, and an electronic                 Patriots Year-by-Year
     Atlantic Region.                                       scoreboard. The field itself also includes an un-                  at Spuhler Field
           In 2002, Spuhler Field was recognized as         derground sprinkler system, dugouts, enclosed
     the Baseball Field of the Year in the College/         bullpens for both teams, and a batting cage lo-         1986:       18-5-1       1987:     20-6
     University Division by the Sports Turf Managers        cated outside the fence in the left field corner. The    1988:       19-13-1      1989:     18-10
     Association. Spuhler Field was recognized for a        dimensions are 320 feet down each line, 375 feet        1990:       17-6         1991:     16-6
     commitment to excellence in overall field quality,      to the power alleys, and 400 feet to center field.       1992:       17-4         1993:     13-5
     safety, playability and appearance. In 2000-01,              In addition, the Patriots can utilize a full-     1994:        8-15        1995:     16-9
     the facility was ranked second in the nation in the    sized practice infield adjacent to Spuhler Field.        1996:       12-8         1997:     18-8
     Beam Clay College Baseball Diamond of the Year         This enables the team to work out in less than per-     1998:       15-6         1999:     16-7
     Awards after being ranked third in 1999-2000.          fect conditions without damaging the main field.         2000:       13-8-1       2001:     15-12
           To maintain its status as one of the top play-   Both areas are maintained by Director of Turf           2002:       17-12        2003:     20-3
     ing surfaces in the region, Spuhler Field under-       Management Josh McPherson and his staff.                2004:       18-5         2005:     18-7
     went an upgrade during Summer 2003 to replace                Over the past 22 years, head coach Bill           2006:       11-10        2007:     18-9
     its bluegrass/rye mixture. The new Bermuda turf        Brown’s Patriots have posted a 353-174-3 record         All-Time: 353-174-3 (.669)
     surface consists of a soil base (90 percent sand/10    (.669 winning percentage) at Spuhler Field. The



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                                                                                                           2007 STATISTICS
                                                                     2007 STATISTICS
     OVERALL RECORD: 27-27 (Home: 18-9; Away: 8-17; Neutral: 1-1)                  CAA RECORD: 14-14 (Home: 9-7; Away: 5-7)
     BATTING
     Name               AVG     GP-GS    AB        R      H     2B      3B    HR    RBI       TB     SLG%     BB        HBP   SO      GDP     OB%     SF   SH    SB-SBA
     Bryan Wade         1.000   1-0      1         0      1     0       0     0     2         1      1.000    0         0     0       0       1.000   0    0     0-0
     Aaron Tenney       .400    3-0      5         2      2     0       0     0     2         2      .400     2         0     1       0       .571    0    0     0-0
     Chris Fournier     .369    54-54    214       60     79    20      1     14    53        143    .668     34        4     29      5       .461    2    1     13-18
     Jason Bour         .366    53-51    202       40     74    17      3     13    50        136    .673     6         4     24      1       .393    2    4     0-0
     Scott Krieger      .365    54-54    219       59     80    12      2     20    68        156    .712     24        2     68      1       .426    4    0     6-8
     Chris Henderson    .351    51-50    194       38     68    16      1     1     27        89     .459     21        5     24      6       .423    2    2     0-1
     Dan Palumbo        .315    43-41    146       21     46    10      0     0     19        56     .384     12        7     23      3       .394    0    6     1-1
     Spencer Wiggins    .303    40-40    142       30     43    4       1     0     13        49     .345     21        12    25      6       .434    0    8     10-13
     Justin Bour        .301    51-49    209       39     63    12      0     14    56        117    .560     13        0     38      2       .341    1    0     0-1
     Mike Laird         .288    29-16    73        10     21    3       1     1     14        29     .397     2         4     13      1       .338    1    0     4-6
     Chris Romanow      .280    51-42    164       33     46    8       3     0     22        60     .366     17        6     30      3       .367    1    1     8-8
     Brent Weiss        .263    54-54    198       36     52    5       0     1     23        60     .303     15        7     32      3       .333    2    5     3-6
     Josh Steinberg     .250    7-0      8         2      2     0       0     0     0         2      .250     1         1     2       0       .400    0    0     0-0
     Ryan Uphouse       .245    35-29    106       18     26    5       1     0     12        33     .311     9         2     23      1       .316    0    4     3-3
     Mark Hill          .217    13-3     23        5      5     2       0     0     3         7      .304     1         1     5       1       .269    1    0     0-0
     Mitchell Levine    .000    3-0      7         0      0     0       0     0     0         0      .000     0         0     5       0       .000    0    0     0-0
     Dan Jaycox         .000    1-0      1         0      0     0       0     0     0         0      .000     0         0     0       0       .000    0    0     0-0
     J.J. Pannell       -----   1-0      0         0      0     0       0     0     0         0      -----    0         1     0       0       1.000   0    0     0-0
     TOTALS             .317    54-54    1927      396    611   114     13    64    364       943    .489     179       56    345     33      .388    16   31    48-65
     OPPONENTS          .326    54-54    1932      415    629   100     16    63    371       950    .492     192       48    322     39      .396    23   38    62-96
     PITCHING
     Name               ERA     W-L     APP   GS   CG    SHUT   SV    IP      H   R     ER     BB    SO      2B    3B    HR    AB      AVG       WP   HBP   BK    SF/HA
     Bryan Wade         0.00    0-0     2     0    0     0/0    0     3.0     1   0     0      2     2       0     0     0     9       .111      0    0     0     0/0
     Jordan Flasher     2.84    2-4     27    0    0     0/1    14    38.0    34  17    12     15    39      2     0     2     147     .231      2    7     0     1/3
     Dan Jaycox         4.09    3-2     12    10   1     0/1    0     61.2    65  42    28     17    49      7     2     10    245     .265      2    6     1     1/4
     Jack Zeltner       5.73    0-1     6     0    0     0/0    0     11.0    20  8     7      1     4       4     1     1     49      .408      0    2     0     1/0
     Dan Gerjets        5.89    2-1     17    5    0     0/0    0     44.1    59  32    29     8     17      12    3     6     184     .321      6    2     0     2/3
     J.J. Pannell       6.03    7-4     14    14   1     0/0    0     91.0    116 72    61     23    58      14    3     11    383     .303      10   8     0     6/3
     Benji Kagan        6.48    1-0     5     0    0     0/0    0     8.1     12  7     6      7     6       2     0     0     33      .364      2    0     0     0/1
     T.J. O’Grady       7.17    2-0     18    0    0     0/0    1     21.1    27  19    17     13    18      6     0     6     88      .307      3    1     0     1/0
     Ryan Brecko        7.43    4-3     17    7    0     0/0    0     49.2    72  50    41     27    19      11    2     6     206     .350      7    5     4     5/4
     Mike Modica        8.04    4-7     16    12   0     0/0    0     59.1    84  67    53     37    46      15    3     7     241     .349      9    10    1     2/9
     Jason Koziol       9.20    1-3     13    1    0     0/0    0     14.2    27  25    15     13    11      5     0     3     68      .397      3    2     0     2/2
     Trevor Rosenberg   9.82    0-1     16    4    0     0/0    0     25.2    48  31    28     14    16      7     1     4     116     .474      4    2     0     0/4
     Kris Mengle        9.93    1-1     14    1    0     0/0    0     29.0    46  34    32     15    34      11    1     5     127     .362      4    2     0     1/5
     Darren McLean      12.86   0-0     5     0    0     0/0    0     7.0     18  11    10     0     3       4     0     2     36      .500      0    1     0     1/0
     TOTALS             6.56    27-27   54    54   2     1/1    16    464.0   629 415   338    192   322     100   16    63    1932    .326      52   48    6     23/38
     OPPONENTS          6.44    27-27   54    54   2     2/2    11    462.2   611 396   331    179   345     114   13    64    1927    .317      38   56    5     16/31
     FIELDING (2007 position players and returning pitchers)
     Name                   C          PO        A          E             FLD%          DPs          SBA       CSB            SBA%          PB        CI
     Wiggins                97         96        1          0             1.000         1            0         0              -----         0         0
     Steinberg              17         15        2          0             1.000         1            0         1              .000          0         0
     Modica                 16         2         14         0             1.000         0            9         8              .529          0         0
     Gerjets                7          4         3          0             1.000         0            6         6              .500          0         0
     Rosenberg              7          1         6          0             1.000         1            3         3              .500          0         0
     Mengle                 6          2         4          0             1.000         0            10        3              .769          0         0
     O’Grady                4          1         3          0             1.000         0            2         2              .500          0         0
     Koziol                 2          0         2          0             1.000         0            1         0              1.000         0         0
     Wade                   1          0         1          0             1.000         0            0         1              .000          0         0
     Tenney                 1          1         0          0             1.000         0            0         0              -----         0         0
     Henderson              171        151       19         1             .994          1            18        11             .621          3         0
     Romanow                171        165       5          1             .994          13           0         0              -----         0         0
     Ju. Bour               387        366       16         5             .987          34           0         0              -----         0         0
     Ja. Bour               254        220       26         8             .969          0            42        12             .778          5         1
     Palumbo                164        52        106        6             .963          18           0         0              -----         0         0
     Laird                  21         20        0          1             .952          0            0         0              -----         0         0
     Hill                   20         5         14         1             .950          2            0         0              -----         0         0
     Brecko                 19         7         11         1             .947          2            15        3              .833          0         0
     Fournier               233        118       102        13            .944          22           0         0              -----         0         0
     Krieger                58         51        3          4             .931          1            0         0              -----         0         0
     Weiss                  297        84        162        21            .921          35           0         0              -----         0         0
     Flasher                8          1         6          1             .875          1            2         2              .500          0         0
     Uphouse                98         23        59         16            .837          5            0         0              -----         0         0
     Jaycox                 10         0         8          2             .800          0            6         1              .857          0         0
     Kagan                  2          0         1          1             .500          0            0         1              .000          0         0
     Zeltner                1          0         0          1             .000          0            2         1              .667          0         0
     McLean                 0          0         0          0             -----         0            0         0              -----         0         0
     TOTALS                 2072       1392      596        84            .959          50           62        34             .646          8         1
     OPPONENTS              2043       1388      562        93            .954          50           48        17             .738          5         0




28                                                  2008 George Mason Baseball
2007 RESULTS
                                            2007 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
DATE       OPPONENT                   SCORE      R    H    E/R    H    E   INN   OVERALL   CAA       PITCHER           ATT.   TIME
Feb. 16    at #1 Clemson              L, 14-0    0    2    4/14   20   0   9     0-1-0     0-0-0     Pannell (0-1)     5356   2:17
Feb. 17    at #1 Clemson              W, 5-1     5    9    0/1    2    3   9     1-1-0     0-0-0     Modica (1-0)      4308   2:33
Feb. 18    at #1 Clemson              L, 5-4     4    8    2/5    6    1   9     1-2-0     0-0-0     Koziol (0-1)      4571   2:54
Feb. 23    at College of Charleston   L, 9-3     3    7    3/9    10   1   9     1-3-0     0-0-0     Modica (1-1)      211    2:44
Feb. 24    at Charleston Southern     W, 22-8    22   23   0/8    16   1   9     2-3-0     0-0-0     Pannell (1-1)     361    3:13
Feb. 25    at College of Charleston   L, 23-9    9    13   3/23   28   2   9     2-4-0     0-0-0     Brecko (0-1)      279    2:44
Mar. 2     WILLIAM & MARY *           L, 21-11   11   13   1/21   24   5   9     2-5-0     0-1-0     Koziol (0-2)      279    3:28
Mar. 3     WILLIAM & MARY *           W, 11-5    11   19   0/5    11   0   9     3-5-0     1-1--0    Pannell (2-1)     219    2:30
Mar. 4     WILLIAM & MARY *           W, 10-9    10   13   2/9    9    1   9     4-5-0     2-1-0     Flasher (1-0)     236    3:15
Mar. 6     COPPIN STATE               W, 28-1    28   24   0/1    7    2   9     5-5-0     2-1-0     Kagan (1-0)       18     2:50
Mar. 9     at Hofstra *               W, 11-4    11   16   3/4    8    4   9     6-5-0     3-1-0     Pannell (3-1)     50     3:00
Mar. 10    at Hofstra *               W, 18-4    18   23   1/4    8    2   9     7-5-0     4-1-0     Modica (2-1)      150    3:00
Mar. 11    at Hofstra *               L, 9-7     7    8    2/9    10   2   9     7-6-0     4-2-0     Flasher (1-1)     135    2:45
Mar. 13    MOUNT ST. MARY’S           L, 5-4     4    13   3/5    11   1   9     7-7-0     4-2-0     Rosenberg (0-1)   62     2:32
Mar. 14    at George Washington       L, 5-4     4    7    1/5    10   1   9     7-8-0     4-2-0     Zeltner (0-1)     137    2:18
Mar. 18    NORTHEASTERN *             W, 6-2     6    8    2/2    6    0   7     8-8-0     5-2-0     Pannell (4-1)     23     1:45
Mar. 18    NORTHEASTERN *             L, 5-3     3    10   0/5    8    1   9     8-9-0     5-3-0     Modica (2-2)      28     2:33
Mar. 20    NAVY                       W, 12-10   12   13   1/10   15   4   9     9-9-0     5-3-0     O’Grady (1-0)     47     3:08
Mar. 21    at Richmond                L, 11-7    7    11   3/11   17   2   9     9-10-0    5-3-0     Koziol (0-3)      103    3:37
Mar. 23    GEORGIA STATE *            W, 6-3     6    5    1/3    8    3   9     10-10-0   6-3-0     Pannell (5-1)     63     2:10
Mar. 24    GEORGIA STATE *            L, 6-1     1    4    3/6    15   1   9     10-11-0   6-4-0     Modica (2-3)      76     2:38
Mar. 25    GEORGIA STATE *            W, 8-7     8    15   4/7    8    2   9     11-11-0   7-4-0     Flasher (2-1)     104    2:30
Mar. 27    at Virginia                L, 17-6    6    12   2/17   20   1   9     11-12-0   7-4-0     Mengle (0-1)      1294   2:51
Mar. 28    LIBERTY *                  L, 5-4     4    8    2/5    11   3   9     11-13-0   7-4-0     Brecko (0-2)      38     2:30
Mar. 30    at VCU *                   L, 4-3     3    10   4/4    9    2   9     11-14-0   7-5-0     Flasher (2-2)     235    2:42
Mar. 31    at VCU *                   L, 10-9    9    16   3/10   13   5   9     11-15-0   7-6-0     Flasher (2-3)     268    3:05
April 1    at VCU *                   W, 8-5     8    10   1/5    9    4   9     12-15-0   8-6-0     Jaycox (1-0)      263    2:45
April 3    at Georgetown              W, 12-7    12   18   2/7    11   5   9     13-15-0   8-6-0     Brecko (1-2)      75     3:16
April 6    DELAWARE *                 W, 7-6     7    11   1/6    8    3   9     14-15-0   9-6-0     Pannell (6-1)     78     2:15
April 7    DELAWARE *                 L, 6-2     2    8    0/6    8    3   9     14-16-0   9-7-0     Modica (2-4)      101    2:35
April 8    DELAWARE *                 L, 12-0    0    2    0/12   16   0   9     14-17-0   9-8-0     Jaycox (1-1)      60     2:21
April 10   GEO. WASHINGTON            W, 12-5    12   20   1/5    11   2   9     15-17-0   9-8-0     Brecko (2-2)      42     2:50
April 11   GEORGETOWN                 W, 7-4     7    11   2/4    8    0   9     16-17-0   9-8-0     Koziol (1-3)      26     2:26
April 13   JAMES MADISON *            W, 8-6     8    13   1.6    10   3   9     17-17-0   10-8-0    Gerjets (1-0)     107    2:44
April 14   JAMES MADISON *            L, 11-5    5    10   1/11   14   1   9     17-18-0   10-9-0    Jaycox (1-2)      116    2:22
April 17   LONGWOOD                   W, 6-4     6    11   0/4    6    4   9     18-18-0   10-9-0    Modica (3-4)      52     2:17
April 19   at Navy                    L, 6-2     2    8    1/6    10   0   9     18-19-0   10-9-0    Pannell (6-2)     281    2:19
April 20   CHICAGO STATE              W, 4-2     4    9    1/2    8    1   9     19-19-0   10-9-0    Brecko (3-2)      48     2:15
April 21   CHICAGO STATE              W, 5-3     5    11   1/3    11   1   9     20-19-0   10-9-0    Mengle (1-1)      112    2:21
April 22   CHICAGO STATE              W, 2-1     2    6    0/1    7    1   9     21-19-0   10-9-0    Gerjets (2-0)     103    2:09
April 24   at Liberty                 L, 13-5    5    14   0/13   20   1   9     21-20-0   10-9-0    Modica (3-5)      179    2:46
April 27   at Towson *                W, 11-10   11   18   0/10   11   0   9     22-20-0   11-9-0    Brecko (4-2)      315    2:30
April 28   at Towson *                W, 11-8    11   19   2/8    14   4   9     23-20-0   12-9-0    Modica (4-5)      365    2:36
April 29   at Towson *                L, 7-6     6    5    1/7    11   3   9     23-21-0   12-10-0   Brecko (4-3)      381    2:28
May 2      TEMPLE                     W, 18-16   18   17   2/16   17   3   9     24-21-0   12-10-0   O’Grady (2-0)     88     3:23
May 4      OLD DOMINION *             W, 11-6    11   12   3/6    9    0   9     25-21-0   13-10-0   Pannell (7-2)     134    2:31
May 6      OLD DOMINION *             W, 2-0     2    5    1/0    3    1   7     26-21-0   14-10-0   Jaycox (2-2)      404    1:28
May 6      OLD DOMINION *             L, 13-6    6    16   2/13   14   0   9     26-22-0   14-11-0   Modica (4-6)      404    2:53
May 18     at UNC Wilmington *        L, 14-12   12   10   4/14   15   0   9     26-23-0   14-12-0   Flasher (2-4)     511    3:06
May 18     at UNC Wilmington *        L, 11-4    4    7    1/11   12   0   7     26-24-0   14-13-0   Pannell (7-3)     511    2:00
May 19     at UNC Wilmington *        L, 15-2    2    8    2/15   18   1   9     26-25-0   14-14-0   Gerjets (2-1)     397    2:40
May 23     vs. Delaware $             L, 13-3    3    5    0/13   18   3   9     26-26-0   14-14-0   Pannell (7-4)            2:25
May 24     vs. Georgia State $        W, 10-2    10   10   1/2    6    1   9     27-26-0   14-14-0   Jaycox (3-2)             2:12
May 25     vs. Delaware $             L, 6-3     3    7    3/6    9    1   9     27-27-0   14-14-0   Modica (4-7)             2:23

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                                                                               CAREER RECORDS
              BATTING                      DOUBLES
                                              Name             2B          Years
                                                                                    STOLEN BASES
                                                                                       Name            SB           Years
     GAMES PLAYED                          1. Evan Howard      58       2000-03     1. Matt Cooksey 105           2002-05
        Name            GP         Years   2. Robby Jacobsen   54       2003-06     2. Lonnie Goldberg 89         1990-93
     1. Jeff Palumbo    218   2001-2004    3. Ralph Schmidt    53 1984-85, 87-88    3. Eddie Jordan    78       1998-2001
     2. Lonnie Goldberg 210     1990-93       Eddie Jordan     53     1998-2001     4. Robby Jacobsen 54          2003-06
     3. Ralph Schmidt 208 1984-85, 87-88   5. Pete Adams       52       1989-92     5. Chris Crawford 48          1993-95
     4. Evan Howard     206     2000-03       Chris Widger     52       1990-92        Jeff Palumbo    48         2001-04
     5. Matt Cooksey 204        2002-05
                                           TRIPLES                                  STOLEN BASE ATTEMPTS
     GAMES STARTED                            Name             3B          Years       Name            SBA     Years
        Name            GS         Years   1. Matt Cooksey     23        2002-05    1. Matt Cooksey    123   2002-05
     1. Jeff Palumbo    217   2001-2004    2. Mike Colangelo   14        1995-97    2. Lonnie Goldberg 112   1990-93
     2. Lonnie Goldberg 209     1990-93    3. Chris Lawrence   11        1987-89    3. Eddie Jordan    95  1998-2001
     3. Evan Howard     206     2000-03    4. Kevin Burke      10        1984-85    4. Robby Jacobsen 68     2003-06
     4. Ralph Schmidt 204 1984-85, 87-88   5. Pete Adams       9         1989-92    5. Chris Crawford 63     1993-95
     5. Matt Cooksey 203        2002-05
                                           HOME RUNS                                TOTAL BASES
     AT BATS                                  Name             HR           Years      Name            TB         Years
        Name            AB        Years    1. Chris Looze      46        2003-05    1. Ralph Schmidt 412 1984-85, ‘87-88
     1. Jeff Palumbo    865   2001-2004    2. Ralph Schmidt    45 1984-85, ‘87-88   2. Chris Looze     405     2003-05
     2. Lonnie Goldberg 830     1990-93    3. Damon Smith      34 1995-96, 98-99    3. Eddie Jordan    399   1998-2001
     3. Evan Howard     780     2000-03    4. Eddie Jordan     33     1998-2001     4. Robby Jacobsen 393      2003-06
     4. Greg Filson     767   1997-2000    5. Chris Widger     32        1990-92    5. Lonnie Goldberg 376     1990-93
     5. Robby Jacobsen 764      2003-06
                                           RUNS BATTED IN                           SLUGGING PERCENTAGE
     PLATE APPEARANCES                        Name             RBI         Years    (Minimum 250 total bases)
        Name            PA        Years    1. Chris Looze      201       2003-05        Name            PCT        Years
     1. Jeff Palumbo    964   2001-2004    2. Greg Filson      171     1997-2000    1. Kevin Burke      .734     1984-85
     2. Lonnie Goldberg 921     1990-93    3. Chris Widger     149       1990-92    2. Ryan Johnston .631        1986-87
     3. Matt Cooksey 912        2002-05    4. Eddie Jordan     147     1998-2001    3. Chris Looze      .625     2003-05
     4. Evan Howard     881     2000-03    5. Adam Innerst     145       2002-05    4. Scott Krieger .623          2006-
     5. Greg Filson     868    1997-200                                             5. Chris Fournier .613       2005, 07
                                           WALKS
     RUNS SCORED                              Name             BB           Years   ON-BASE PERCENTAGE
        Name            R         Years    1. Matt Cooksey     181          2002-   (Minimum 350 plate appearances)
     1. Matt Cooksey 211        2002-05    2. Eddie Jordan     129     1998-2001        Name            PCT         Years
     2. Jeff Palumbo    205   2001-2004    3. Ralph Schmidt    118 1984-85, 87-88   1. Mike Colangelo .477        1995-97
     3. Eddie Jordan    201   1998-2001    4. Carlin Hart      102       1983-86    2. Chris Fournier .452     2005, 2007
     4. Lonnie Goldberg 191     1990-93    5. Greg Filson      101      1997-200    3. Matt Cooksey .443          2002-05
     5. Trevor Haas     177     1996-99       Evan Howard      101       2000-03    4. Don Van Steelant .441      1980-82
                                                                                    5. Cary McMichael .440 1981, 83-84
     HITS                                  HIT BY PITCH
        Name            H         Years       Name            HP          Years     BATTING AVERAGE
     1. Jeff Palumbo    283   2001-2004    1. Evan Howard      48      2000-03      (Minimum 300 at bats)
     2. Lonnie Goldberg 264     1990-93    2. Nick Shimer      40    2001-2004          Name            PCT         Years
     3. Greg Filson     251   1997-2000    3. Damon Smith     32 1995-96, 98-99     1. Ryan Johnston .379         1986-87
     4. Evan Howard     244   2000-2003    4. Jeff Palumbo    28       2001-04      2. Mike Colangelo .3695       1995-97
     5. Robby Jacobsen 236      2003-06       Brendan Pickett 28       1994-95      3. Kevin Burke      .3694     1984-85
                                           6. Spencer Wiggins 25          2006-     4. Luke Sable       .361      1986-87
                                              Eddie Jordan    25     1998-2001      5. Kevin Anderson .354        1982-84




30                                     2008 George Mason Baseball
CAREER RECORDS
        PITCHING                         3.
                                         4.
                                              John Boucher
                                              John Hamsher
                                                               13
                                                               12
                                                                       1983-85
                                                                       1987-88
                                                                                 4.
                                                                                 5.
                                                                                      Leo Coates
                                                                                      Warren Yeager
                                                                                                      8.31
                                                                                                      8.48
                                                                                                              1981-83
                                                                                                              1980-81
                                         5.   Mike Draper      11         1988
APPEARANCES
                                                                                 STRIKEOUT:WALK RATIO
   Name               GP         Years
                                         INNINGS PITCHED                            Name          K:BB     Years
1. Stacen Gant        66       2002-05
                                             Name          IP        Years       1. Jason Mills   4.68   2003-06
2. Craig Haney        63     1998-2001
                                         1. Stacen Gant    294.1   2002-05       2. Mike Stellar  3.69 1997-2001
   Josh Morrison      63       2002-05
                                         2. Derek Ashcraft 273.2 1997-2000       3. Brent Hitz    3.61   2004-06
4. Todd Harris        62       1991-93
                                         3. Travis Hardman 260.0 1999-2003       4. Josh Morrison 3.56   2002-05
5. Chris Murray       60       2000-03
                                         4. Kevin Kawecki 259.1 1997-99, 01      5. John Sterling 2.88   2002-03
                                         5. Chris Murray   257.2   2000-03       6. Dan Jaycox    2.86  2004, 06-
GAMES STARTED
   Name               GS         Years
                                         STRIKEOUTS                              RUNS ALLOWED
1. Derek Ashcraft     40     1997-2000
                                            Name               SO       Years       Name              ER        Years
2. Travis Hardman     37     1999-2003
                                         1. Stacen Gant        246    2002-05    1. Kevin Kawecki     211 1997-99, ‘01
3. Stacen Gant        36       2002-05
                                         2. Derek Ashcraft     196 1997-2000     2. Eric Gibbons      191     2003-06
4. Chris Murray       35       2000-03
                                         3. Kevin Kawecki      179 1997-99, 01   3. Derek Ashcraft    189 1997-2000
5. Brent Hitz         34       2004-06
                                         4. Tom McGinn         177 1995-97, 99   4. Chris Murray      176     2000-03
   Jake Glanzmann     34       2002-04
                                         5. Shawn Camp         175    1995-97    5. Travis Hardman    164 1999-2003
VICTORIES
                                         STRIKEOUTS PER NINE INNINGS             EARNED RUNS ALLOWED
   Name               Won     Years
                                            Name          K/9       Years           Name           ER       Years
1. Stacen Gant        25    2002-05
                                         1. Shawn Camp    9.21    1995-97        1. Kevin Kawecki 157 1997-99, ‘01
2. Jamie Campbell     23    1990-93
                                         2. Mike Huller   8.58    1996-98        2. Eric Gibbons   153    2003-06
3. Danny Atcheson     20    1982-85
                                         3. Josh Morrison 8.21    2002-05        3. Derek Ashcraft 152 1997-2000
4. Brian Grzelaczyk   19    1992-95
                                         4. Dan Jaycox    7.94   2004, 06-       4. Chris Murray   140    2000-03
5. Edson Hoffman      17    1992-93
                                         5. Tom McGinn    7.57 1995-97, 99       5. Travis Hardman 132 1999-2003
   Travis Hardman     17  1999-2003
                                         WALKS                                   HIT BATTERS
LOSSES
                                            Name               BB        Years       Name             HP        Years
   Name               Lost      Years
                                         1. Scott Lavender     122     1994-97   1. Chris Murray      30      2000-03
1. Derek Ashcraft     19    1997-2000
                                         2. Travis Hardman     121   1999-2003   2. Jake Glanzmann    27      2002-04
2. John Fulcher       17      1994-96
                                         3. Chris Murray       114     2000-03   3. Eric Gibbons      26      2003-06
   Chris Murray       17      2000-03
                                         4. Derek Ashcraft     112    1997-200   4. John Sterling     23      2002-03
4. Kevin Kawecki      16 1997-99, 2001
                                         5. Leo Coates         109     1981-83   5. Greg West         21      1986-88
                                                                                     Derek Ashcraft   21     1997-200
SAVES
                                         FEWEST WALKS PER NINE INNINGS
   Name               SV        Years
                                            Name            BB/9     Years       WILD PITCHES
1. Jordan Flasher     18        2006-
                                         1. Mike Stellar    1.56 1997-2001          Name              WP       Years
   Steve Kann         18 1982, ‘84-86
                                         2. Brent Hitz      1.66   2004-06       1. Scott Lavender    31     1994-97
3. Jason Mills        11     2003-06
                                         3. Todd Van Cleave 2.09   1990-91       2. Tom McGinn        29 1995-97, ‘99
4. Todd Harris        8      1991-93
                                         4. Josh Morrison   2.31   2002-05       3. Derek Ashcraft    28    1997-200
   Chris Aronson      8      1997-98
                                         5. Eric Gibbons    2.33   2003-06          Shawn Stiffler     28   1998-2001
                                                                                 5. Jake Glanzmann    25     2002-04
WINNING PERCENTAGE
                                         HITS ALLOWED                               Don Anderson      25     1993-94
(Minimum 15 decisions)
                                            Name               Hits     Years
     Name             PCT        Years
                                         1. Eric Gibbons       329    2003-06    LOWEST EARNED RUN AVERAGE
1. Stacen Gant (25-7) .781     2002-05
                                         2. Derek Ashcraft     315 1997-2000     (Minimum 125 innings)
2. E. Hoffman (17-5) .773      1992-93
                                         3. Kevin Kawecki      304 1997-99, 01       Name              ERA    Years
3. J. Campbell (23-8) .742     1990-93
                                         4. Chris Murray       287    2000-03    1. Bobby Walker       2.98 1992-93
4. B. Walker (12-5)   .706     1992-93
                                         5. Brian Grzelaczyk   267    1992-95    2. Stacen Gant        3.13 2002-05
5. J.R. Perdew (13-6) .684     1986-87
                                                                                 3. Mike Draper        3.31    1988
                                         FEWEST HITS PER NINE INNINGS            4. Corey Gesell       3.33 1988-89
COMPLETE GAMES
                                            Name          H/9     Years          5. Todd Van Cleave 3.34    1990-91
   Name            CG            Years
                                         1. Corey Gesell  7.71  1988-89
1. Todd Van Cleave 15          1990-91
                                         2. Stacen Gant   8.13  2002-05
2. Danny Atcheson 14           1982-85
                                         3. Bobby Walker  8.27  1992-93


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                                                            SINGLE-SEASON RECORDS
                BATTING                  RUNS BATTED IN
                                            Name                  RBI     Year
                                                                                       PITCHING
     GAMES PLAYED                        1. Chris Looze            81     2004         APPEARANCES
        Name              GP    Year     2. Kevin Burke            80     1985            Name             GP      Year
     1. Ralph Schmidt      62   1988     3. Adam Innerst           73     2004         1. Jordan Flasher   27      2007
        Dayton Moore       62   1988     4. Scott Krieger          68     2007         2. Todd Harris      26      1992
        Rod Billingsley    62   1988        Mike Colangelo         68     1997            Chris Aronson    26      1998
                                         WALKS
     GAMES STARTED                                                                     GAMES STARTED
                                            Name                  BB      Year
        Name              GS    Year                                                      Name             GS      Year
                                         1. David White            55     1985
     1. Ralph Schmidt      62   1988                                                   1. Mike Draper      16      1988
                                         2. Matt Cooksey           48     2002
        Dayton Moore       62   1988                                                      Stacen Gant      16      2004
     3. Rod Billingsley    61   1988     STRIKEOUTS
        Chris Lawrence     61   1988        Name                  SO      Year         VICTORIES
                                         1. Scott Krieger          68     2007            Name             Won     Year
     AT BATS                             2. Jay Burkhart           64     1995         1. Edson Hoffman     12     1992
        Name              AB    Year     3. J.J. Picollo           60     1994         2. Stacen Gant       10     2004
     1. Robby Jacobsen    242   2004
     2. Bruce Baldwin     241   2004     HIT BY PITCH                                  LOSSES
        Adam Innerst      241   2004        Name                  HP      Year            Name             Lost    Year
                                         1. Evan Howard           22      2003         1. John Fulcher       9     1995
     RUNS SCORED                         2. Evan Howard           19      2002            Derek Ashcraft     9     2000
        Name               R    Year
     1. Jeff Palumbo       81   2004     STOLEN BASES                                  SAVES
     2. Matt Cooksey       63   2005        Name                  SB      Year            Name             SV      Year
     3. Nick Shimer        65   2004     1. Lonnie Goldberg       36      1992         1. Jordan Flasher   14      2007
        Ryan Johnston      65   1987     2. Matt Cooksey          34      2002         2. Steve Kann        10     1986
        Eddie Jordan       65   1999        Matt Cooksey          34      2005
                                                                                       WINNING PCT (Minimum 6 decisions)
     HITS                                STOLEN BASE ATTEMPTS                             Name               PCT Year
        Name               H    Year        Name            SBA Year                   1. Brent Hitz (6-0)   1.000 2004
     1. Jeff Palumbo       96   2004     1. Lonnie Goldberg  44 1992                   2. Stacen Gant (10-1) .909  2004
     2. Kevin Burke        95   1985     2. Matt Cooksey     43 2002
     3. Ryan Johnston      93   1987                                                   COMPLETE GAMES
     4. Chris Burr         86   1992     TOTAL BASES                                      Name        CG           Year
     5. Scott Krieger      80   2007        Name                  TB      Year         1. Mike Draper 11           1988
        Chris Looze        80   2004     1. Ryan Johnston         165     1987
        Greg Filson        80   2000     2. Chris Burr            163     1992         INNINGS PITCHED
                                         3. Scott Krieger         156     2007            Name             IP      Year
     DOUBLES                                Chris Looze           156     2004         1. Mike Draper      127.2   1988
        Name              2B    Year                                                   2. Stacen Gant      119.0   2004
     1. Pete Adams         25   1991     SLUGGING PCT (Minimum 100 total bases)
        Evan Howard        25   2002        Name             PCT Year                  STRIKEOUTS
     3. Chris Looze        23   2004     1. Kevin Burke      .850    1985                 Name             SO      Year
                                         2. Don Van Steelant .783    1982              1. Stacen Gant       92     2005
     TRIPLES                             3. Chris Burr       .728    1992              2. Mike Draper       88     1988
        Name              3B    Year
     1. Kevin Burke        8    1985     ON-BASE PCT (Minimum 150 plate appearances)   LOWEST ERA (Minimum 50 innings)
        Ryan Johnston      8    1987        Name             PCT Year                     Name            ERA Year
        Matt Cooksey       8    2005     1. Mike Colangelo   .536        1997          1. Bobby Walker    1.65  1993
                                         2. Matt Cooksey     .515        2005          2. Jamie Campbell  1.86  1992
     HOME RUNS                                                                         3. Edson Hoffman   2.32  1992
        Name              HR    Year     BATTING AVERAGE (Minimum 125 at bats)         4. Derek Ashcraft  2.47  1998
     1. Scott Krieger      20   2007        Name             PCT Year                  5. Stacen Gant     2.72  2004
        Kevin Burke        20   1985     1. Kevin Burke      .420 1985                 6. Todd Van Cleave 2.64  1990
     3. Chris Widger       18   1992     2. Mike Colangelo   .418 1997                 7. Mark Sawyer     2.70  1990
                                         3. Don Van Steelant .410 1982                 8. Stacen Gant     2.93  2005


32                                     2008 George Mason Baseball
                                                  SINGLE-GAME/TEAM RECORDS
                  INDIVIDUAL                          MOST STRIKEOUTS                                                    TEAM
     (1980-present; Single-game records since 1992)   GAME: 14,                                        (1980-present; Single-game records since 1992)
                       BATTING                         Derek Ashcraft, vs. UNC-W, 4/ 24/99
     AT BATS                                                                                               SINGLE-GAME TEAM BATTING
     GAME: 7, By many                                 MOST HIT BATSMEN
                                                      GAME: 5, Shawn Camp, at JMU, 4/27/96             AT BATS
     RUNS SCORED                                                                                              55                at UMBC, 4/24/96
     GAME: 6, Mike Colangelo, at ECU, 4/12/97         MOST WILD PITCHES
                                                      GAME: 4, Tom McGinn, at UNC-W, 4/8/95            RUNS SCORED
     HITS                                              Royce Wichers, at Stetson, March 16, 1996              34            vs. Holy Cross, 3/6/97
     GAME: 5, 16 times, most recently by               Scott Lavender, at GW, May 2, 1996
     Scott Krieger, vs. Charleston So., 2/24/07        Shawn Stiffler, at Richmond, April 8, 2000       HITS
                                                                                                                28          vs. Holy Cross, 3/6/97
     DOUBLES                                                       FIELDING
     GAME: 3, 6 times, most recently by               MOST PUTOUTS                                     DOUBLES
     Adam Innerst, vs. Radford, 2/27/04               GAME: 21, Chris Burr, at William & Mary,               9              vs. Holy Cross, 3/6/97
                                                                March 29, 1992 (15 innings)                                  at Coppin St., 4/14/98
     TRIPLES
     GAME: 2, 5 times, most recently by               MOST ASSISTS                                     TRIPLES
     Adam Innerst, vs. Georgetown, 4/23/03            GAME: 12, Ken Munoz, vs. Liberty,                      3            six times, last vs. W&M,
                                                                May 4, 1993 (12 innings)                                          3/19/04 (14 inn.)
     HOME RUNS
     GAME: 3, Nick Shimer, vs. Hofstra, 4/16/04       MOST ERRORS                                      HOME RUNS
              Justin Bour, vs. Coppin St., 3/6/07     GAME: 4,                                               7                    at ECU, 4/12/97
              Chris Fournier, vs. Hofstra, 3/10/07     Chris Crawford, vs. Connecticut, 3/23/94                                vs. Towson, 5/22/03
                                                       J.K. Ronay, at Charleston Southern, 3/1/97                              vs. Hofstra, 3/10/07
     GRAND SLAMS                                       Bruce Baldwin, vs. Delaware, 3/27/01
     GAME: 2, Justin Bour, vs. Coppin St., 3/6/07                                                      GRAND SLAMS
                                                      MOST CHANCES                                           2     vs. Coppin State, 3/6/07
     RUNS BATTED IN                                   GAME: 23, Chris Burr, at William & Mary,
     GAME: 9, Justin Bour, vs. Coppin St., 3/6/07               March 29, 1992 (15 innings)            RUNS BATTED IN
                                                                                                              29     at Coppin State, 4/14/98
     WALKS                                                         MISCELLANEOUS
     GAME: 4, 10 times, last by Matt Cooksey          LONGEST HIT STREAKS:                             WALKS
                    vs. VCU, Apr. 22, 2005            25,     Eddie Jordan (March 2-April 9, 2000)              21            vs. Howard, 4/21/94
                                                      23, Greg Deares (March 31-April 15, 1993)
     STRIKEOUTS                                       21,    Stephen Johnson (March 9-April 4, 2001)   STRIKEOUTS
     GAME: 5, Mark Gibbs, at N.C. St., 3/4/2000       20,     Chris Burr (March 17-April 15, 1992)           19   vs. W&M, 3/19/04 (14 inn.)
              Justin Bour, vs. N’eastern, 3/18/07     18,        Nick Shimer (April 4-May 4, 2004)                  at ODU, 3/28/03 (11 inn.)
                                                      17, Derek Morrison (Mar. 21-April 11, 1998)
     HIT BY PITCH                                           Jeff Palumbo (Feb. 27-March 27, 2002)      HIT BY PITCH
     GAME: 3,                                         16,    Chris Looze (March 25-April 19, 2003)             5                vs. Howard, 5/5/00
       Brendan Pickett, vs. UNC-W, 4/10/94                      Matt York (Feb. 18-March 19, 2005)                               vs. Navy, 4/19/00
       Eddie Jordan, at William & Mary, 4/17/99       15,             Greg Filson (April 5-28, 2000)                   vs. Cleveland State, 3/23/03
       Teddy Puitz, vs. Navy, 4/19/2000                       Scott Krieger (Feb. 24-Mar. 21, 2007)                              vs. VCU, 3/31/07
                                                      14,           Dan Wydner (April 10-27, 1996)
     STOLEN BASES                                             Jeff Palumbo (April 4-April 29, 2004)    SACRIFICE FLIES
     GAME: 5,                                             Robby Jacobsen (March 11-April 7, 2006)             5        at Richmond, 3/19/02
       Lonnie Goldberg, at Towson St., 4/1/92                    Jason Bour (April 10-May 4, 2007)
                                                      13,      Micky Storie (April 21-May 9, 1993)     STOLEN BASES
                  PITCHING                                      Trevor Haas (April 22-May 9, 1999)           10     at ODU, March 24, 2000
     FEWEST HITS ALLOWED                                             Eddie Jordan (May 1-22, 1999)                    vs. VMI, May 15, 2002
     GAME: 0, Rick Vaughn, vs. American, 1978               Evan Howard (March 12-April 2, 2002)
              Kevin Kawecki/Chris Murray,                            Mike Taylor (April 9-28, 2002)    STOLEN BASE ATTEMPTS
              vs. Coppin State, 2/28/01                     Jeff Palumbo (Feb. 15-March 18, 2003)            11     at ODU, March 24, 2000
                                                          Adam Innerst (March 10-March 31, 2004)
     FEWEST RUNS ALLOWED                                     Jeff Palumbo (March 12-April 3, 2004)        SINGLE-SEASON TEAM BATTING
     GAME: 0, by many, most recently by               HIT FOR CYCLE:
     Dan Jaycox, vs. Old Dominion, 5/6/07             Eddie Jordan, at Liberty, April 14, 1998         AT BATS
                                                      NO-HITTERS:                                             2104                            2004
     FEWEST EARNED RUNS ALLOWED                       Rick Vaughn, vs. American, 1978
     GAME: 0, By many, most recently by               Kevin Kawecki (6 inn.)/Chris Murray (1),         RUNS SCORED
     Stacen Gant, vs. Delaware, May 6, 2005                         vs. Coppin State, Feb. 28, 2001           484                             2004



34                                                2008 George Mason Baseball
TEAM RECORDS

HITS                                   FEWEST RUNS ALLOWED                      MOST CHANCES
        658                  2004            217                        1980          2329                         1988

DOUBLES                                MOST RUNS ALLOWED                        FEWEST CHANCES
      137                    1991            431                        1999          1248                         1984

TRIPLES                                FEWEST EARNED RUNS ALLOWED               BEST FIELDING PERCENTAGE
      26               1985 & 1993           172                1980                   .970                        2003

HOME RUNS                              MOST EARNED RUNS ALLOWED                 LOWEST FIELDING PERCENTAGE
      86                     1985             331               2007                 .93825              1984
                                                                                     .93830              1994
GRAND SLAMS                            FEWEST WALKS
      4                      2007            138                        2003
                                                                                           MISCELLANEOUS
RUNS BATTED IN                         MOST WALKS
       438                   2004            289                        1985    MOST GAMES PLAYED
                                                                                      62                           1988
WALKS                                  MOST STRIKEOUTS
        275                  1985            399                        1999    MOST WINS
                                                                                      39                    1992 & 2004
STRIKEOUTS                             MOST HIT BATTERS                               (42                         1976)
      399                    1999            55                         1996
                                                                                MOST LOSSES
HIT BY PITCH                           MOST WILD PITCHES                              34                           2000
        74                   2002            72                         1996
                                                                                BEST WINNING PERCENTAGE
SACRIFICES                             MOST SAVES                                      688                         1993
       31              2004 & 2007           16                         2007           (.750                      1976)

SACRIFICE FLIES                        LOWEST EARNED RUN AVERAGE                CONSECUTIVE WINS
       33                    2002           3.79                1992                  11        Apr. 1 (20-6 vs. Coppin)
                                                                                     to April 16, 2003 (6-2 vs. NY Tech)
STOLEN BASES                           HIGHEST EARNED RUN AVERAGE
      118                    2002            7.41               1982            CONSECUTIVE LOSSES
                                                                                      9           Feb. 24 (4-7 at UNCC)
STOLEN BASE ATTEMPTS                      SINGLE-GAME TEAM FIELDING                     to Mar. 9, 1990 (1-5 vs. Towson)
      147                    2002                                                                   (Opened season 0-9)
                                       MOST PUTOUTS
BATTING AVERAGE                              45   at W&M, 3/29/92 (15 inn.)     CONSECUTIVE HOME WINS
      .317                   2007                                                     18       Apr. 1 (20-6 vs. Coppin)
                                       MOST ASSISTS                                  to March 21, 2004 (18-8 vs. W&M)
SLUGGING PERCENTAGE                          22             vs. UMBC, 5/1/00
      .518                   1985                                               MOST GAMES BETTER THAN .500
                                       MOST ERRORS                                    23      May 28, 2004 (39-16)
ON BASE PERCENTAGE                           8            vs. UConn., 3/23/94
      .401                   1997                         vs. NYTech, 3/18/99

                                         SINGLE-SEASON TEAM FIELDING
  SINGLE-SEASON TEAM PITCHING
                                       MOST PUTOUTS
INNINGS PITCHED                              1540                       2004
       513.1                 2004
                                       MOST ASSISTS
MOST COMPLETE GAMES                          679                        1988
      26                     1985
                                       MOST ERRORS
FEWEST HITS ALLOWED                          125                        1994
      318                    1980
                                       FEWEST ERRORS
MOST HITS ALLOWED                            59                         2003
      611                    2007



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                                                                                          All-TIME SERIES/HONORS
                                                                GEORGE MASON SERIES RECORDS
     Opponent                       W     L    T      Opponent                       W     L    T      Opponent                          W    L    T      Opponent                      W     L    T
     American                       8     4    0      East Tennessee State           0     3    0      Mount St. Mary’s                  10   3    0      Salisbury State               5     4    0
     Appalachian State              1     0    0      Elon                           2     3    1      Navy                              11   12   0      Shepherd                      1     0    0
     Arizona State                  0     1    0      Erskine College                0     1    0      New York Tech                     17   8    0      Siena                         3     1    0
     Arkansas                       0     2    0      Fairfield                       10    3    0      Niagara                           5    0    0      South Alabama                 0     1    0
     Atlantic Christian/Barton      4     3    0      Florida                        0     1    0      UNC Chapel Hill                   0    8    0      South Carolina                0     6    0
     Baltimore                      2     1    0      Florida Atlantic               1     0    0      UNC Charlotte                     4    12   0      USC-Aiken                     2     2    0
     Brooklyn College               2     0    0      Florida State                  0     1    0      UNC Greensboro                    1    0    0      South Florida                 0     2    0
     Brown                          2     1    0      Fordham                        3     0    0      UNC Wilmington                    35   43   0      Southern Connecticut St.      0     1    0
     Buffalo                        6     2    0      Francis Marion                 0     1    0      North Carolina State              3    19   0      Springfield College            3     0    1
     California                     0     1    0      Frostburg State                4     3    0      North Carolina Wesleyan           0    1    0      Stetson                       2     5    0
     Campbell                       1     2    0      Gannon                         1     0    0      Northeastern                      1    4    0      Stony Brook                   0     2    0
     Catholic                       4     3    0      Georgetown                     21    7    0      North Park                        1    0    0      Temple                        2     0    0
     Central Florida                0     2    0      George Washington              22    23   0      Northern Iowa                     0    1    0      Tennessee                     0     2    0
     Charleston, College of         9     12   0      Georgia Southern               0     1    0      Oklahoma State                    0    1    0      Towson                        36    24   0
     Charleston Southern            4     5    0      Georgia State                  4     3    0      Old Dominion                      32   39   0      Tulane                        1     2    0
     Chicago State                  4     0    0      Georgia Tech                   0     1    0      Pace                              0    1    0      Vermont                       1     0    1
     The Citadel                    0     1    0      Hofstra                        16    2    0      Penn State                        1    3    0      Virginia                      12    24   0
     Clemson                        1     8    0      Holy Cross                     2     0    0      Philadelphia Pharmacy             1    0    0      Virginia Commonwealth         36    42   0
     Cleveland State                5     2    0      Howard                         41    7    1      Pittsburgh                        2    0    0      Virginia Military             9     3    0
     Coastal Carolina               7     23   0      Iona                           2     0    0      Plymouth State (NH)               1    0    0      Virginia Tech                 13    15   1
     Connecticut                    6     6    0      James Madison                  40    51   0      Providence                        2    1    0      West Liberty                  0     1    0
     Coppin State                   21    0    0      Kansas                         0     1    0      Purdue                            0    1    0      West Virginia                 2     2    0
     Cornell                        3     0    0      Kentucky                       0     1    0      Radford                           3    1    0      Western Carolina              0     0    0
     C.W. Post                      2     1    0      Liberty                        25    19   1      Rhode Island                      1    0    0      William & Mary                54    27   0
     Delaware                       29    33   0      Long Island                    1     1    0      Richmond                          27   46   0      Yale                          0     1    0
     Delaware State                 8     0    0      Longwood                       2     1    0      Rider                             2    2    0
     Dist.of Columbia (UDC)         2     0    0      Marist                         4     2    0      Robert Morris                     0    1    0              Division I only/1980-2005
     Drexel                         5     1    0      Marshall                       0     0    0      Rutgers                           1    0    0              2008 Opponents in bold
     Duke                           1     0    0      Maryland                       20    14   0      Sacred Heart                      3    0    0
     East Carolina                  30    43   0      Md-Baltimore County            28    10   0      St. Augustine’s                   1    0    0
     East Connecticut State         0     1    0      Md-Eastern Shore               5     0    0      St. John’s                        1    2    0

                                                              GEORGE MASON ALL-TIME HONORS
     ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN                                                                                                                1992           Bill Brown
     VERIZON/CoSIDA                                                   ALL-CAA (since 1986)                                                1993           Bill Brown
     2005 - Chris Looze - National Academic Player of the Year,       1987 - Ryan Johnston, OF; Luke Sable, 3B; 1988 - Chris              2004           Bill Brown
                         All-American, All-District                   Lawrence, OF; 1989 - Kyle Settle, OF; 1990 - Kyle Settle,
     ALL-AMERICAN                                                     OF; 1991 - Chris Widger, C; 1992 - Chris Burr, 1B; Lonnie           TOURNAMENT MVP
     Collegiate Baseball                                              Goldberg, 2B; Edson Hoffman, P; Chris Widger, C; 1993 -             ECAC SOUTH
     1993 - Lonnie Goldberg, 2B (Preseason); 2001 - Jeff Palumbo,     Greg Deares, OF; Lonnie Goldberg, 2B; Ken Munoz, SS (2nd);          1985             Ralph Schmidt, OF
     2B (Freshman/HM); 2002 - Matt Cooksey, OF (Freshman/             Bobby Walker, SP (2nd); 1994 - J.J. Picollo, C (2nd); 1995 - Jay    CAA
     HM); Jake Glanzmann, LHP (Freshman/HM).                          Burkhart, OF (2nd); Joey Goodwin, C (2nd); Ron Pennell, 3B          1988             John Styles, SP
     Baseball America                                                 (2nd); 1996 - Mike Colangelo, OF (2nd); Adam Virant, C (2nd);       1992             Chris Widger, C
     1991 - Chris Widger, C (Summer).                                 1997 - Mike Colangelo, OF; Trevor Haas, 2B; 1998 - Andy             ALL-VIRGINIA (selected by VaSID)
     NCBWA                                                            Devitt, DH; Greg Filson, 3B; Chris Aronson, RP (2nd); 1999          1986 - Steve Kann, P; 1991 - Travis Brunson, SS; Chris
     1993 - Lonnie Goldberg, 2B (2nd).                                - Eddie Jordan, OF; Damon Smith, OF (2nd); 2000 - Greg              Widger, C; Pete Adams, OF (HM); 1992 - Chris Burr, 1B;
     ABCA                                                             Filson, 3B; Eddie Jordan, OF (2nd); 2002 - Evan Howard, OF          Lonnie Goldberg, 2B; Edson Hoffman, P; Chris Widger, C;
     1985 - Kevin Burke, 1B (3rd).                                    (2nd); John Sterling, LHP (2nd); 2003 - Nick Shimer, 3B; Evan       1993 - Greg Deares, OF; Lonnie Goldberg, 2B; J.J. Picollo,
     2004 - Chris Looze, 1B (2nd).                                    Howard, OF (2nd); Chris Looze, 1B (2nd); Jeff Palumbo, SS           C; 1997 - Mike Colangelo, OF; Trevor Haas, 2B (HM);
     2004 - Stacen Gant, P (3rd).                                     (2nd); 2004 - Chris Looze, 1B; Jeff Palumbo, SS; Stacen Gant,       1999 - Eddie Jordan, OF (HM); Damon Smith, OF (HM);
     2007 - Scott Krieger, LF (3rd).                                  SP; Nick Shimer, 3B (2nd); Adam Innerst, OF (2nd); 2005 - Matt      2000 - Greg Filson, 3B; 2001           - Stephen Johnson, DH
     College Baseball Insider                                         Cooksey, OF; Stacen Gant, SP; Chris Looze, 1B (2nd); Jason          (HM); 2002 - Evan Howard, OF (HM); 2003 - Jeff Palumbo,
     2004 - Stacen Gant, P (HM)                                       Mills, RP (2nd); 2007 - Jason Bour, C; Chris Fournier, RF;          SS; Nick Shimer, 3B (HM); 2005 - Matt Cooksey, OF; Adam
     Louisville Slugger                                               Scott Krieger, LF; Jordan Flasher, P (2nd); Chris Henderson,        Innerst, OF; Stacen Gant, P; Chris Looze, 1B (HM).
     2007 - Justin Bour, 1B (Freshman)                                C/DH (2nd); J.J. Pannell, P (2nd).                                  HOME PLATE CLUB ALL-MET
     ALL-ECAC                                                         CAA ALL-ROOKIE (since 2005)                                         1985 - Kevin Burke, 1B; 1989 - Dayton Moore, 2B; 1992
     1992 - Chris Widger, C; Chris Burr, 1B (2nd); Edson Hoffman,     2006 - Jordan Flasher, P; Scott Krieger, 1B; Spencer Wig-           - Chris Burr, 1B; Lonnie Goldberg, 2B; Edson Hoffman, P;
     P (2nd); 2003 - Nick Shimer, 3B.                                 gins, CF; 2007 - Justin Bour, 1B; Chris Henderson, C/DH;            Chris Widger, C; 1993 - Jamie Campbell, P; Greg Deares,
     ALL-EAST REGION                                                  Dan Palumbo, 3B.                                                    OF; Lonnie Goldberg, 2B; Ken Munoz, SS; J.J. Picollo, C;
     1985 - Kevin Burke, 1B; 1991 - Mark Moeller, 1B (2nd);           PLAYER OF THE YEAR                                                  Bobby Walker, P; 1994 - Billy Emerson, P; Bryan Phillips,
     Todd Van Cleave, P (2nd); Chris Widger, C (2nd); 1992 - Lon-     1987             Ryan Johnston                                      3B; J.J. Picollo, C.
     nie Goldberg, 2B (2nd); Chris Widger, C (2nd); 2007 - Jason      1992             Chris Burr                                         COACH OF THE YEAR
     Bour, C; Chris Fournier, RF; Scott Krieger, LF, Jordan           DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR                                        1993             Bill Brown
     Flasher, P (2nd).                                                2003             Jeff Palumbo                                       ALL-TOURNAMENT
     ABCA                                                             2004             Jeff Palumbo                                       NCAA EAST REGION
     1979 - Ted Jackson, 2B; 1989 - Dayton Moore, 2B (2nd); 1992      SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR                                         1992             Chris Widger, C
     - Chris Burr, 1B; Edson Hoffman, P; Chris Widger, C; Jamie       2003             Jeff Palumbo                                       ECAC SOUTH
     Campbell, P (2nd); Lonnie Goldberg, 2B (2nd); 1993 - Lonnie      2004             Jeff Palumbo                                       1985 - Kevin Burke, 1B (Player of Year); Tom Davis, 2B; Ralph
     Goldberg, 2B; Greg Deares, OF; Ken Munoz, SS (2nd); Bobby        2005             Chris Looze                                        Schmidt, OF
     Walker, P (2nd); 1997 - Mike Colangelo, OF (2nd); 1998 - Chris   COACH OF THE YEAR                                                   NAIA ALL-DISTRICT (prior to 1980)
     Aronson, RP (2nd).                                               1987             Bill Brown                                         1977 - Craig Burlingame, P; 1978 - Bill Brown, C



36                                                             2008 George Mason Baseball
PATRIOT GREATS
                             Hall of Fame/Retired Numbers                                                         PATRIOTS YEAR-BY-YEAR
                  “Hap” Spuhler 41                     a career .338 batting average with 23 doubles, 13
      Raymond H. “Hap” Spuhler, the “Father            triples and 17 home runs, while on the mound,           Year    W     L   T   Coach
of George Mason Baseball,” was a mentor and            he had a career record of 33-15. As a freshman          1968     8   12   0   “Hap” Spuhler
father-figure to a generation of Patriot players        out of George C. Marshall High School in 1970,
from 1968-79. It is only appropriate that the          he was 9-3 with a 0.91 ERA and struck out 91
                                                                                                               1969    16   15   0   “Hap” Spuhler
University’s baseball facility is named in his         batters in 88 innings, an average of 9.3 per nine       1970    21    9   0   “Hap” Spuhler
honor.                                                 innings. His best year at the plate came in 1972        1971    21   15   0   “Hap” Spuhler
      Spuhler began the George Mason baseball          as he batted .359 with seven triples.                   1972    24   17   0   “Hap” Spuhler
program in the spring of 1968 and quickly built              Roth’s jersey was retired in 1975 as he was
it into one of the best in Area VIII of the Na-        inducted into the George Mason Athletic Hall            1973    32   12   0   “Hap” Spuhler
tional Association of Intercollegiate Athletics        of Fame.                                                1974    32   13   0   “Hap” Spuhler
(NAIA). In 1976, Spuhler guided George Mason                             Joe Anderson        4                 1975    30    9   0   “Hap” Spuhler
to a school-record 42 victories and a berth in the           Joe Anderson was another of the baseball
NAIA World Series. He guided the Patriots to           pioneers at George Mason, picking up where              1976    42   14   0   “Hap” Spuhler
five seasons of 30 or more victories, including         Gary Roth left off. A four-year standout for the        1977    28   19   1   “Hap” Spuhler
four straight from 1973-76, and also led George        Patriots from 1972-75, Anderson was a two-time          1978    36   17   1   “Hap” Spuhler
Mason to three consecutive appearances in the          All-Mason-Dixon Conference selection as an
NAIA playoffs from 1975-77. In 12 seasons,             outfielder in 1974-75.
                                                                                                               1979    28   17   1   “Hap” Spuhler
Spuhler had a career mark of 318-169-3 for a                 A native of Falls Church, VA, and a graduate      1980    14   25   1   Walt Masterson
winning percentage of .652.                            of Falls Church High School, Anderson was an            1981    19   18   0   Walt Masterson
      In addition to his duties as baseball coach,     outstanding offensive player and had a .344 career      1982    19   24   0   Bill Brown
the native of Johnstown, PA, also served as            batting average. In 1974, he ranked sixth among
George Mason’s first athletic director, spent three     NCAA Division II hitters with a .433 average and        1983    19   24   0   Bill Brown
years as the men’s basketball coach, coached the       was seventh in the nation with six triples.             1984    21   20   0   Bill Brown
cross country team and was an assistant professor            Anderson’s jersey was retired in 1975 as          1985    38   23   0   Bill Brown
of health education.                                   he was inducted into the George Mason Athletic
      When Spuhler retired in 1979, the George         Hall of Fame.                                           1986    27   20   1   Bill Brown
Mason athletic program was preparing to enter                                 Tim Prime                        1987    31   23   0   Bill Brown
NCAA Division I status footing. In October 1982,             Tim Prime was one of the top baseball play-       1988    34   27   1   Bill Brown
Spuhler’s familiar No. 41 baseball jersey was          ers at George Mason from 1973-76. A two-time
retired as he was inducted into the George Mason       All-Mason-Dixon Conference and All-NAIA Dis-
                                                                                                               1989    23   25   0   Bill Brown
Athletic Hall of Fame. He died Nov. 26, 1982, in       trict 19 third baseman, he posted career numbers        1990    28   30   0   Bill Brown
Albuquerque, NM, after a long illness.                 of a .322 batting average, 16 doubles, eight triples,   1991    30   27   0   Bill Brown
                    Gary Roth        24                15 home runs and 93 stolen bases. As a senior,          1992    39   18   0   Bill Brown
      Gary Roth was one of the George Mason            he was the captain and most valuable player of
baseball program’s first star players. A pitcher/       the Patriot team that set a school record for wins      1993    33   15   0   Bill Brown
outfielder, Roth excelled at both positions from        with a 42-14 record and advanced to the NAIA            1994    18   32   1   Bill Brown
1970-73.                                               World Series. Prime was inducted into the George        1995    31   25   0   Bill Brown
      At the plate, the Falls Church, VA, native had   Mason Athletic Hall of Fame in 1976.
                                                                                                               1996    25   29   0   Bill Brown
                                  PATRIOTS IN THE PROS                                                         1997    29   24   0   Bill Brown
   Year Name              How Acquired                  Year Name              How Acquired                    1998    26   28   0   Bill Brown
   1978 Stan Reese        Draft/Texas/24th round        1997 Shawn Camp        Draft/San Diego/16th rd         1999    30   24   1   Bill Brown
        Dave Miller       Draft/Texas/26th round             Mike Colangelo    Draft/Anaheim/21st rd           2000    21   34   1   Bill Brown
   1982 Mike Esser        Draft/Texas/41st round             Chris Martine     Draft/St. Louis/23rd rd
   1985 Kevin Burke       Draft/Baltimore/20th rd       1998 Mike Huller       Draft/S.F./14th round
                                                                                                               2001    21   32   0   Bill Brown
   1987 Luke Sable        Draft/Texas/28th round             Chris Aronson     Draft/Anaheim/38th rd           2002    28   29   0   Bill Brown
        Ryan Johnston     Draft/St. Louis/40th rd            Aaron Lough       F.A./Minnesota                  2003    31   20   0   Bill Brown
   1988 Mike Draper       Draft/N.Y. Yank./26th rd      2000 Greg Filson       F.A./Boston
                                                                                                               2004    39   19   0   Bill Brown
   1989 Rod Billingsley   Draft/San Diego/28th rd            Mark Gibbs        F.A./Baltimore
   1990 Brian Nelson      Draft/Detroit/16th round      2001 Eddie Jordan      F.A./Baltimore                  2005    35   19   0   Bill Brown
   1992 Chris Widger      Draft/Seattle/3rd round            Kevin Kawecki     F.A./Frontier League            2006    20   31   0   Bill Brown
        Chris Burr        Draft/Texas/35th round        2002 Brian Anderson    F.A./Montreal                   2007    27   27   0   Bill Brown
   1993 Greg Deares       Draft/St. Louis/26th rd       2003 Adam Shorts       F.A./N.Y. Yankees
        Lonnie Goldberg   Draft/Texas/27th round        2004 Jeff Palumbo      Draft/S.F./15th round
        Ken Munoz         F.A./Northern League               Nick Shimer       Draft/Phila./32nd round         TOTALS 1074 861 9     (.554)
   1994 J.J. Picollo      F.A./N.Y. Yankees                  Bruce Baldwin     F.A./Colorado
        Billy Emerson     F.A./Frontier League               Jake Glanzmann    F.A./Boston
        Alex Roth         F.A./Frontier League          2005 Matt Cooksey      Draft/Toronto/32nd round
   1995 Joey Goodwin      Draft/Texas/20th round             Chris Looze       Draft/Toronto/37th round
   1996 John Fulcher      Draft/Milwaukee/16th rd       2006 Robby Jacobsen    Draft/Wash./22nd round
        Mickey Maestas    Draft/L.A./19th round              Jason Mills       Draft/Balt./48th round
   1997 Shawn Camp        Draft/San Diego/ 16th rd      2007 Chris Fournier    Draft/N.Y. Mets/ 16th rd
        Mike Colangelo    Draft/Anaheim/21st rd              Jason Bour        Draft/Cincinnati/ 23rd rd
        Chris Martine     Draft/St. Louis/23rd rd            J.J. Pannell      Draft/S.F./ 38th rd




                                                 2008 George Mason Baseball                                                                           37
                                                                                     ALL-TIME ROSTER
                  -A-                Kevin Carr              1974-77    Mike Fitzgerald      1992-93    Chris Hill                 1976-77
                                     Mike Carroll           1976, ‘78   Jordan Flasher          2006-   Mark Hill                    2007-
     Pete Adams           1989-92    Todd Castleberry           1981    Jerry Fleming            1970   Mike Hilleary                 1969
     Ryan Adkinson           2003    Steve Castrello         1995-96    Mike Ford                1981   Brent Hitz                 2004-06
     Brian Anderson       1999-02    Bill Chauncey              1968    Brian Forthofer      1997-00    Dave Hobson                   1969
     Don Anderson         1993-94    Marlon Christie         2002-03    Mark Fostek          1991-92    Edson Hoffman              1992-93
     Joe Anderson         1972-75    Jay Ciraco                 2003    Robbie Foster        1982-83    Mark Holmes                1984-85
     Kevin Anderson       1982-84    Dan Clements            1987-88    Chris Fournier     2005, 2007   Bill Honeycutt                1985
     Jeff Andrews         1968-69    Jeff Clark                 1969    Jimmy Francis        1992-93    Evan Howard                2000-03
     Roy Armiger          1973-74    Mark Clark              1983-84    Buddy Fredette       1969-72    Pete Howard                   1989
     Chris Aronson        1997-98    Matt Clark                 1994    Ed Fredette              1969   Joe Howell                 1971-72
     Derek Ashcraft       1997-00    Chris Cloude               1989    Chuck Freeman            1997   Mike Huller                1996-98
     Kent Ashley          1984-86    Leo Coates              1981-83    Jimmy Freund         2002-05
     Mike Ashton          1982-83    Mike Colangelo          1995-97    Mike Frigault        1988-91                 - I -J-
     Danny Atcheson       1982-85    Kevin Colgate           1973-74    Jonathan Frohm           1990
     Scott Austin            1973    Bill Collins               1969    Jerry Frulio         1991-94    Andy Ihle                  1993-96
                                     Antonio Concepcion         2005    John Fulcher         1994-96    Adam Innerst               2002-05
                  -B-                Matt Cooksey            2002-05    Gene Funkhouser      1975-78    Ted Jackson                1978-80
                                     Don Cosby               1982-83                                    Robby Jacobsen             2003-06
     Mike Baker               1968   Danny Cox               1979-81                 -G-                Chris Jankowitz        1980, ‘82-83
     Tom Balducci         1991-92    Chris Crawford          1993-95                                    Dan Jaycox              2004, 2006-
     Bruce Baldwin        2001-04    Jamison Cunningham        2008-    Stacen Gant          2002-05    Chris Jenkins                  1989
     Kyle Barrett         2001-04    Randy Custer               1971    Chris Garcia            1973    Drew Johnson               1994-97
     Matt Barrett         2004-06                                       Mickey Garofalo      1996-98    Mike Johnson                   1968
     Branden Bartlett        2008-                 -D-                  Mike Genovese        2003-06    Mike Johnson               2000-01
     David Bassett            1999                                      Dan Gerjets            2007-    Stephen Johnson                2001
     Danny Bates          1974-77    Ray D’Arcey             1970       Corey Gesell         1988-89    Ryan Johnston              1986-87
     Bob Bauer                1974   Brian Davidson      1985-88        Eric Gibbons         2003-06    Larry Jones                    1968
     Mike Beckman     1988, ‘90-91   Pete Davila             1982       Mark Gibbs           1997-00    Bobby Jordan               1976-77
     Pete Bergmann            1979   Marcus Davis 1999-00, ’02-03       John Gibson          1972-75    Eddie Jordan               1998-01
     Rod Billingsley      1986-89    Shane Davis            2008-       Mike Ginn            1985-87
     Scott Blake              1989   Tommy Davis         1982-85        Andy Giordano           1979                 -K-
     Jim Bolszio              2001   Greg Deares             1993       Nick Giuliani        1979-81
     Walt Bottiny         1970-71    Nick DeCarlo            2000       Jake Glanzmann       2002-04    Benji Kagan             2007-
     John Boucher         1983-85    David Decker            1993       Kenny Goins             1972    Steve Kann       1982, ‘84-86
     Jason Bour           2006-07    Mike DeGirolamo         1984       Lonnie Goldberg      1990-93    Lee Kansteiner       1995-98
     Justin Bour             2007-   Jerry Dellinger     1974-77        Carl Goodiel         1974-75    Kevin Kawecki 1997-99, 2001
     Jeff Bowers          1983-84    Ray Detwiler            1997       John Goodman         1991-92    Mike Kemp            2004-05
     Ryan Brecko             2007-   Andy Devitt         1997-98        Joey Goodwin         1994-95    John Keravich           2008-
     Mike Bridgman        1976-77    Wayne Dill              1975       Ryan Gorecki            1992    Jeff Kerr            1981-82
     Gray Brill           1984-87    Jim Dillon              1997       Shawn Griffiths         2008-    Joe Kerrigan             1996
     Pat Brosnan              1979   Rob DiMantova       1987-89        Eddie Grimm             1971    Wayne Kiser          1970-71
     Greg Brotemarkle         1992   Jeff Dinwoodie      2002-04        Lee Grimsley            1991    Scott Klapot         1985-88
     Jim Brotherton           1977   Joe Dooley              2001       Brian Grzelaczyk     1992-95    Dennis Knapp             1992
     Bill Brown           1978-79    Rick Dowden             1968                                       Jeff Knapp           1976-77
     Jimmy Brown          1984-87    Mike Draper             1988                    -H-                Tom Knott                1976
     Travis Brunson       1991-92    Norm Dumont             1987                                       Kevin Kobylinski     1987-90
     Barret Bryant        1994-95    Brian Dunleavy   2003, 2005        Jeremy Haas            2008-    Jason Koch               1994
     Jim Buckrop          1971-74    Barry Durham        1983-86        Trevor Haas          1996-99    John Koerner             1972
     Andrew Buffington     2001-03                                       Devin Hall           1968-69    Jason Koziol            2007-
     Dan Burke            1991-93                 - E -F-               Mike Hall            1988-90    Fred Kramer              1986
     Kevin Burke          1984-85                                       John Hamsher         1987-88    Scott Krieger           2006-
     Paul Burke               1968   Nick Earman                1978    Craig Haney          1998-01
     Jay Burkhart         1995-96    Andy Emerson               1989    Bob Harchick            1982                 -L-
     Craig Burlingame     1975-78    Billy Emerson              1994    Travis Hardman       1999-03
     Chris Burr          1990, ‘92   Mike Esser              1979-82    David Harmon            1987    Mike Laird                 2006-07
                                     Chris Evans             1991-92    Todd Harris          1991-93    Rob Larrick            1986, ‘88-90
                  -C-                Casey Fahy                 1999    Tim Harrison            1989    Phil Laub                      1970
                                     Phil Falco              1992-93    Carlin Hart          1983-86    Scott Lavender             1994-97
     D.J. Califano          2008-    Jack Ferrick            1979-80    Don Hart                1976    Frank Laviano              1988-90
     Rick Calvert            1981    Franz Ferstl            1982-85    Bruce Hecker         1978-79    Chris Lawrence             1987-89
     Shawn Camp           1995-97    Pete Filipowicz         1974-77    Tim Heinemann           1969    Joe Leahy                      1968
     Jamie Campbell       1990-93    Greg Filson             1997-00    Chris Heiser         1990-93    Jim Lebo                   1989-90
     Josh Campbell        2004-05    Keith Finnerty             1995    Chris Henderson        2007-    Kevin Leisure                  1984


38                                         2008 George Mason Baseball
ALL-TIME ROSTER
Mitchell Levine            2007                   -N-                  Scott Runkle         1985-86    John Totten                   1974
Jesse Lipcius           1997-01                                        Randy Russell        1974-77    Brian Trickler             1990-91
Chris Looze             2003-05    Brandan Nass             1992-95    Jody Rutherford      1996-97    Brian Triplett             1998-99
Aaron Lough                1998    Joe Neff                 1974-76                                    Andy Tullo                    2000
                                   Brian Nelson             1988-90                  -S-               Ernie Turner                  1972
             -M-                   Jack Nesbit              1976-77                                    Grover Tyler               1969-70
                                                                       Luke Sable           1986-87
Dave Macindoe               1981                  -O-                  Mark Sadler          1979-80                     -U-V-
Joe Mackey                  1995                                       Donnie Sampson       1979-80
Carter Mackiewicz       1978-80    Vince O’Donnell             1968    Brad Santmyer        1998-01    Ryan Uphouse                 2006-
Mickey Maestas              1996   T.J. O’Grady               2007-    Pete Sausville       1975-78    Todd Van Cleave            1990-91
Kim Maloney         1972, ‘74-75   Mark Oliver          1980-81, ‘83   Mark Sawyer          1990-91    Don Van Steelant           1979-82
Michael Manduzio           2008-   Steve Olson              1977-80    Ralph Schmidt 1984-85, ‘87-88   Rick Vaughn                1975-78
John Mann                   1982   Mike O’Neil                 1988    Danny Schourek       1995-96    Adam Virant                   1996
Dave Marion             1973-75                                        John Sessions        1971-73    Rick Visconti              1996-97
Ed Marshall             1986-87                   -P-                  Kyle Settle          1989-90
Chris Martine               1997                                       John Shaw            1971-74                     -W-
Rob Martine                 1999   Brian Page                  1969    Alan Shearer             1968
Matt McConnell          1981-83    Frank Paige                 1991    Alan Shelton             1983   Bryan Wade                   2007-
Ted McCord                  1968   Kerry Painter               1972    Nick Shimer          2001-04    Bobby Walker               1992-93
Steve McCreedy          1970-71    Larry Painter               1973    Adam Shorts          2001-02    Doug Walker                1981-82
Ron McDonald            1973-75    J.J. Pannell             2004-07    Mike Sieve           1976-78    Sean Walker                2001-03
Steve McGinn            1999-00    Dan Palumbo                2007-    Jimmy Simms          1994-95    Mike Wallace               1974-75
Tom McGinn          1995-97, ‘99   Jeff Palumbo             2001-04    Todd Simo            2000-02    Ed Walowac                    1987
Jim McGrath                 1970   Rick Panizza                1972    Glen Sisk                1983   Phil Warner                1979-82
Tim McGrath             1985-86    Steve Papa                  1972    Steve Skaggs         1994-95    Jim Wasley                 1990-93
Scott McLaughlin            1976   Ron Pennell              1993-95    Casey Slattery       2005-06    Mike Wattawa                  1984
Darren McLean               2007   Tom Pennell              1990-92    Brian Smith             2008-   Bucky Weaver               1979-81
Brian McMahon           1975-78    J.R. Perdew              1986-87    Damon Smith 1995-96, ‘98-99     Gary Weaver                   1978
Cary McMichael      1981, ‘83-84   Steve Peterson              1969    Grant Smith              2002   Jon Weislow                   2006
Kevin McNamara              1991   Tom Peterson             1974-77    Kyle Smith           1999-00    Brent Weiss                  2006-
Kevin McNeil                2002   Jared Petrovich          2005-06    Robbie Smith             1987   Jim Wentworth              1968-69
Paul Medley             1993-95    Dennis Pettit            1972-73    Ryan Soares             2008-   Brian West                    1989
Kris Mengle                2007-   Bryan Phillips           1993-94    Craig Sollum             1971   Greg West                  1986-88
Ken Mercer                  1975   Brendan Pickett          1994-95    Bobby Sowell        1982, ‘84   David White                1983-86
Jim Meshanko            1981-82    J.J. Picollo             1993-94    Josh Steinberg          2007-   Jay White                     1978
Rob Michael             1983-86    Brett Pomykala           2005-06    Mike Steller         1997-01    Royce Wichers                 1996
Bob Middleton               1978   Tim Prime                1973-76    John Sterling        2002-03    Chris Widger               1990-92
Brad Midgett            1994-96    Nick Prosise                2003    Shawn Stiffler        1998-01    Spencer Wiggins              2006-
Ray Mikell              1986-87    Mike Puckli              2003-05    Fred Stillwagen          1978   Kevin Wiles                   1984
Joe Milano              1978-81    Teddy Puitz              1999-00    Phil Stone           2005-06    Derek Williams                1985
Dave Miller             1975-78    Adrian Pullen            1993-94    Micky Storie             1993   Matt Williams                 1998
Mark Miller             1985-86                                        Tim Stratton             1981   Scott Williams             1978-80
Jason Mills             2003-06                   -R-                  John Styles          1987-88    Kenny Wilkins                 1989
Mark Mills                  1982                                       Dave Sullivan        1968-70    Tyler Wingerd              2004-05
Jamie Miracle               1989   Dennis Randolph          1971-73    Les Swafford             1975   Brian Winings                 2006
Mike Modica                2006-   Stan Reese               1975-78    Larry Swanson        1972-73    Rich Wirchansky               1991
Mark Moeller            1990-91    Scott Reeves             1979-80    Sean Swetnam            2008-   Bruce Wood                 1971-74
Mickey Mohaupt              1972   Brett Rembold            2004-05                                    Curt Wood                  1968-69
Dayton Moore            1988-89    Bob Reynolds             1976-78                  -T-               Steve Wood                    1969
Dan Morris              1974-77    Gene Reynolds               1972                                    Les Wright                 1982-85
Derek Morrison          1998-00    Keith Rice               1987-89    Chuck Taylor            1974    Dan Wydner                 1996-97
Josh Morrison           2002-05    Jeff Richard             1977-80    Cliff Taylor            1974
Scott Morrison          1996-98    Jim Richbourg            1988-89    Mike Taylor             2002                     - Y -Z-
Trey Mosgovoy           1996-98    Rick Ries                   1981    Aaron Tenney           2007-
Jim Moyer               1979-81    Robbie Robertson         2001-02    James Timbers        1988-91    Kevin Yancey                  1979
Steve Mullen                1981   Doug Rodio                  1999    Billy Tinsley        2004-06    Scott Yeager               1998-01
Marc Munafo                 1979   Chris Romanow            2004-07    David F. Thomas      1987-90    Warren Yeager              1980-81
Ken Munoz           1990, ‘92-93   J.K. Ronay               1994-97    David S. Thomas      1996-97    Matt York                  2005-06
Tim Murphy                  1978   Jamie Rookwood           1992-94    Mark Toelle         1986, ‘88   Jim Youngblood             1982-83
Chris Murray            2000-03    Trevor Rosenberg           2007-    Scott Toelle         1984-87    Tyler Youngs               2005-06
                                   Alex Roth                1991-94    Robby Tolson         1969-70    Greg Zelleniak                1973
                                   Gary Roth                1970-73    Paul Tomardy         1972-73    Jack Zeltner                 2007-
                                   Gary Rufner                 1971    Matt Tomlin             2003


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                                                                      The University

George Mason University began as the Northern Virginia                Innovation
branch of the University of Virginia in 1957 before being es-
tablished as an independent member of the commonwealth’s              Mason embraces technology and new approaches to learning.
system of colleges and universities in 1972. With its proximity       In fact, there are whole buildings dedicated to innovation classes
to Washington, D.C., it quickly grew into the largest university in   and programs. Technology touches every academic program
the Commonwealth of Virginia with more than 30,000 students           at Mason, from chemistry, where students use online spread-
and the fifth largest residential community in the state.              sheets to analyze data, to art, where they discuss the effects of
                                                                      virtual museums. Mason also offers technology-based minors in
Mason’s dynamic student body, groundbreaking research                 information technology, computer science, telecommunications,
programs, technological innovations, solid academic reputation,       electronic journalism, and multimedia.
and distinguished faculty exemplifies what a young university
can successfully accomplish through foresight, determination,         Globalization
and hard work.
                                                                      At Mason, you’ll study along-
Home to two Nobel Prize winners in economics: James M.                side students from across the
Buchanan, PhD, retired (1986), and Vernon Smith, PhD (2002),          country–and around the world.
the Mason faculty also includes a Pulitzer Prize winner and           Undergraduates come from all
recipients of awards from the National Science Foundation,            50 states and more than 135
the National Endowments for the Arts and the Humanities, the          countries, creating an environ-
Guggenheim Foundation, and the Templeton Foundation, and              ment rich in diverse cultures
winners of Fulbright awards and fellowships.                          and ideas. Our students also
The Princeton Review consistently names Mason one of the              participate in international
most diverse universities in the country. Mason’s School of Law       internships, working at embas-
is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top           sies as well as at the United
50 law schools in the United States.                                  Nations. With one of the larg-
                                                                      est study-abroad programs,
Location                                                              our students have the oppor-
                                                                      tunity to travel to more than
Mason’s three campuses–in Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince Wil-
                                                                      30 countries and immerse
liam counties–and its program in Loudoun County are located
                                                                      themselves in the study of a
in Northern Virginia, the East Coast’s hotbed of information
                                                                      language or a culture.
technology that includes such firms as AOL, Oracle, and Nextel.
Our location provides internships and cooperative education
opportunities superior to those found elsewhere. In addition,


                                                                        A National Leader
our campuses are just an average of 15 miles from the heart of
Washington, D.C. You can easily visit the White House, tour the
Smithsonian, cheer on the Redskins, grab a bite to eat in eclec-
tic Adams Morgan, or bike along the C&O Canal. The university

                                                                        A National Leader in
recently opened its first international campus in the United Arab
Emirates.

Imagination                                                             Intercollegiate Athletics
                                                                        George Mason University regularly ranks among the
Established in 1972, George Mason is a relatively young uni-
versity. It is not bound by tradition or old ways of thinking, but      top NCAA Division I-AAA (nonfootball) programs in the
rather, it embraces technology and new approaches to learning.          country. In five of the first six years of the Sears Directors
One example is the George W. Johnson Center, which inte-                Cup Poll, the Patriots finished among the top 10 I-AAA
grates academics and student activities. The library, food court,       programs, including first-place finishes in 1995 and 1997.
study lounges, computer labs, cinema, banks, and student                They are perennially in the top one-third of all programs.
organization offices are all under one roof, offering students a

                                                                        National Champions
multifaceted learning experience.

                                                                        Mason counts two national championships in its young
                                                                        athletic tradition. The Patriots won the 1985 NCAA
                                                                        Women’s Soccer Championship and the 1996 Men’s
                                                                        Indoor Track and Field Championship.
                                                                         NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. He is the first
  The Athletic Department                                                representative from the CAA to serve on the high profile commit-
                                                                         tee and recently was selected to serve as chair during the

University Leaders
                                                                         2007–08 season, becoming the first chair of the committee from a
                                                                         non-football member institution. He has held a seat on the
                                                                         prestigious Management Council and was a member of the
Tom O’Connor                                                             Division I Strategic Planning Committee and the Selection Review
Assistant Vice President                                                 Committee. He was involved with the NCAA restructuring process
                                                                         as a member of the Business/Finance Cabinet and served a term
and Director of Athletics                                                as a member of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee.

Tom O’Connor, who marks his fourth                                       O’Connor has served in other national and conference leadership
decade in NCAA Division I athletics, was                                 positions, including as a member of the Executive Council of the
named the athletic director at George                                    National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Division I-
Mason University on November 1,                                          AAA Athletic Directors Association. He completed a two-year term
1994. His arrival on the Fairfax Campus                                  as the CAA president in July 2004.
ushered in a new age in intercollegiate                                  O’Connor’s bold leadership has also advanced other Division I
athletics for Mason. He was additionally                                 institutions. He previously served as athletic director at Loyola
named assistant vice president in 1999.                                  (Maryland) College from 1976 to 1986, Santa Clara University from
O’Connor is widely regarded as an innovative, conscientious, and         1986 to 1992), and St. Bonaventure University from 1992 to 1994.
visionary administrator, whose major priority has been to facilitate     He was also the head basketball coach at Dartmouth College from
the university’s commitment to its student-athletes, both academi-       1972 to 1974 and Loyola from 1974 to 1976. When he became
cally and athletically. He has helped create an administrative pro-      head coach at Dartmouth at age 25, he became the sixth-youngest
cess committed to excellence in the areas of academic assistance,        head coach to ever take over an NCAA Division I program.
gender equity, and compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.           Teams at these institutions during O’Connor’s tenure also reached
Under O’Connor’s guidance, Mason was one of the nation’s first 15         regional and national heights. Loyola won the 1976 men’s soccer
schools to complete the NCAA certification process, and it complet-       national championship, while Santa Clara’s 1989 men’s soccer team
ed a second cycle of athletics certification in February 2003. He also    was the co-national champion with Virginia and the 1991 squad was
spearheaded an effort by the university to come into full compliance     the national runner-up. The school also earned NCAA bids in men’s
with Title IX. As a result, Mason perennially ranks among the nation’s   and women’s basketball, women’s soccer, and baseball.
best in the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act survey.                   A native of Union City, New Jersey, the 60-year-old O’Connor
A couple of Mason’s athletic programs have been in the national          earned a BA in 1968 from Assumption (Massachusetts) College,
spotlight the past few years. In 2006, the men’s basketball team         where he was a four-year basketball letter winner. He is a member
completed its best season in school history, making its first-ever trip   of the Assumption College Athletic Hall of Fame, he received the
and the first trip by any Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) school      2004 Pathfinder Award at the New England Basketball Hall of
to the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four. Mason finished the season            Fame induction ceremony and he won the 2006 Southeast Divi-
ranked eighth nationally by the USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll,             sion AstroTurf AD of the Year given by the National Association of
the university’s highest-ever ranking. The men’s volleyball team         Collegiate Athletic Directors.
was also nationally ranked throughout the 2005–06 season. The            O’Connor and his wife, Barbara, reside in Fairfax. The couple
Patriots were unbeaten at home, and senior Shaun Powell was              have four children and eight grandchildren.
selected a Division I-II First-Team All-American. He becomes the
10th Mason men’s volleyball player to garner All-American honors
and the first since Mike Mauro was so honored in 1994. Along with
the recent success of Mason’s men’s basketball and volleyball
teams, the men’s indoor track and field team won the 1996 national                 Alan G. Merten, PhD
championship and the outdoor squad placed second. In the annual                                              President
Sears Directors’ Cup standings, the Patriots ranked first among
Division I-AAA (nonfootball) institutions in 1995 and 1997.
Under O’Connor’s leadership, Mason student-athletes have
excelled in the classroom as well as on the playing field. Three
Patriots have received National CoSIDA/Verizon Academic
All-America recognition: In 2005, Chris Looze became the first                                      Maurice W.
Mason student-athlete to garner Academic Player of the Year in                                     Scherrens,
baseball; Art Kulans won the honor for two seasons for men’s
volleyball, first team in 2003 and second team in 2002; and Keri                                    JD, EdD
Chaconas, who went on to play in the WNBA, was a third team                                        Senior Vice President
Academic All-American in 1996 in women’s basketball.
In addition, Mason’s athletic facilities have improved greatly
during O’Connor’s tenure. The Aquatic and Fitness Center, a first-
class recreation and competition facility, opened on the Fairfax
Campus in 1998, and each athletics venue has received signifi-                               Linda Miller, MFA
cant upgrades over the past decade.                                                                      Faculty Athletic
At the NCAA level, O’Connor is entering his fourth year of a                                             Representative
five-year term on the Division I Men’s Basketball Championship
Committee, which has control, direction and supervision of the
                                                                      Athletic Objectives
                                                                      The objectives of the George Mason University Intercollegiate
                                                                      Athletics Program are
                                                                        • to have the university represented by men and women
                                                                          whose conduct reflects credit on the institution and who are
                                                                          bona fide students making normal progress toward a degree
                                                                          with appropriate academic counseling, advisement, and sup-
                                                                          port;
                                                                        • to field disciplined and competitive amateur student-athletes
Athletic Mission Statement                                                and teams recruited, coached, and supported by highly
The mission statement of George Mason University’s Department             qualified individuals who are dedicated to the spirit and intent
of Intercollegiate Athletics comprises the Athletic Philosophy,           of all George Mason University, Colonial Athletic Association
Athletic Objectives, and Commitment to Equity.                            (CAA), and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
                                                                          rules; and
Athletic Philosophy                                                     • to strive for improvements in the system of intercollegiate
George Mason University provides the student-athlete the oppor-           athletics by cooperating with individuals and institutions to
tunity and encouragement to progress toward a degree of his or            reduce pressures toward improprieties.
her choice together with the opportunity to develop athletic abili-
ties in an environment consistent with high standards of academic
scholarship, sportsmanship, leadership, and institutional loyalty.    Commitment to Equity
The student-athlete at George Mason University is a bona fide
                                                                      George Mason University is committed to providing equitable
student pursuing a degree program.
                                                                      opportunities for male and female student-athletes. This commit-
It is recognized that the George Mason University Intercollegiate     ment is measured by fulfilling the requirements of Title IX,
Athletics Program                                                     as well as by creating and ensuring an atmosphere that promotes
  • is an important part of a well-rounded university dedicated to    a positive academic and athletic environment. George Mason
    the service of a broad range of students, faculty members,        University continues to strive to provide the best athletic experi-
    and public interests;                                             ence possible for its student-athletes.

  • is important for generating community support for the institu-
    tion at the state and local levels;
  • fosters pride in the university among students, faculty mem-
    bers, and citizens of Virginia;
  • can and should develop character, maturity, and a sense of            Mason Nation Logo
    fair play in its student-athletes; and
                                                                          The Mason Nation logo rep-
  • is committed to the fair and equitable treatment of both men
    and women, the provision of equitable opportunities for               resents the growing fan base
    minority students and institutional personnel, and the fair           of George Mason University.
    treatment of student-athletes, particularly in their academic         The large block lettered
    role as students.                                                     wording exudes confidence
                                                                          and stands above the rest.
                                                                          The “Mason Nation” sits upon a golden star that shines
                                                                          bright for all to see. It represents Mason’s success in the
                                                                          past and the accomplishments of the future. Mason’s run to
                                                                          the Final Four in 2006 went down as one of college basket-
                                                                          ball’s greatest stories ever and led to the evolution of the
                                                                          Mason Nation.


                                                                          Reaching New Heights in 2006–07
                                                                          • More fans saw the Patriots in action at the Patriot Center
                                                                            during the 2006–07 season than ever before. More than
                                                                            88,000 fans attended Mason’s 13 home games.
                                                                          • The 6,834 average attendance was tops in the Colonial
                                                                            Athletic Association and ranked 82nd in the NCAA.
                                                                          • The Patriots played in front of two sellout crowds (9,804).
                                                                          • Mason Basketball made 24 television appearances,
                                                                            including four national television appearances on ESPN.

Former men’s basketball player Lamar Butler is congratulated by
men’s basketball head coach Jim Larranaga after earning his degree.
                                                               Student Services
Commitment to the Student-Athlete                                         • Commitment to Service, which encourages student-athletes
                                                                            to become involved in service to their campus and surround-
George Mason University is well staffed to meet the needs of its            ing communities.
student-athletes in the highly competitive NCAA Division I. The
Intercollegiate Athletics Department has more than 100 full-time        Student-Athlete Advisory Council
employees, including 14 members of the athletic directors man-
                                                                        The Student-Athlete Advisory Council provides a medium of
agement team, who provide a national-caliber 4:1 ratio of staff
                                                                        communication between student-athletes and the athletic admin-
to nearly 400 student-athletes, competing in 22 intercollegiate
                                                                        istration, Student Government, the faculty, and the community.
sports. In addition, Mason teams have the benefit of a full-time
                                                                        In addition to providing feedback and insight into Intercollegiate
strength and conditioning coordinator and nutritionist, a full-time
                                                                        Athletics issues, the council disseminates information, builds a
sport psychologist, a full-time director of community relations,
                                                                        sense of community within the department involving all athletic
and a full-time NCAA Life Skills coordinator. Rounding out the
                                                                        teams, organizes community service efforts, and promotes a posi-
staff are full-time personnel in athletic training, academic support,
                                                                        tive student-athlete image on campus. The council comprises two
facilities and events operations, marketing and sponsorships,
                                                                        student-athletes from each intercollegiate team, including cheer-
sports information and media relations, and weight training. To
                                                                        leaders and student trainers.
support its own efforts, Intercollegiate Athletics has access to a
wide range of university-sponsored resources to provide compre-
hensive and progressive services.
                                                                        Sports Medicine and Strength and
                                                                        Conditioning Training
Student Services and Welfare                                            Take a look behind the scenes of Mason athletics, and you’ll find a
Intercollegiate Athletics provides student-athletes services that       group of people integral to the success of Patriot student-athletes:
focus on their health and welfare with the ultimate goal of helping     Mason’s sports medicine and strength and conditioning staffs.
them become adults who enjoy satisfying lives. These services           The sports medicine department, located in the Recreation Sports
attend to the knowledge, skills, attitude, and personal health          Complex (Field House), is equipped with the latest in medical sup-
needed by student-athletes to succeed athletically, academically,       plies and technology.
socially, and as citizens of the university and the community of
                                                                        The staff consists of four full-time certified ath-
which they are a part.
                                                                        letic trainers, two certified graduate students,
Mason is one of a growing number of schools in the nation to offer      and a number of widely respected local doc-
student-athletes not only assistance in the academic and athletic       tors to deal with the nearly 400 Patriot student-
venues, but also to help them become more well-rounded. Debbie          athletes.
Wilson, a full-time sports psychologist, counsels student-athletes
                                                                        Linda Pullen, who has been on the staff at
on alcohol and drug issues, psychological concerns, and perfor-
                                                                        Mason since 1984, coordinates and directs
mance enhancement. In addition to this service, Mason student-
athletes also have access to the following programs:

Life Skills Program
                 The Life Skills Program, under the direction of
                 former Patriot and NCAA National Champion
                 Nena Rogers, focuses on the student-ath-
                 lete’s welfare in college, but its ultimate goal is
                 to develop adults who will lead satisfying lives
                 and make positive, meaningful contributions.
                 Now in its sixth year at Mason, the program
                 promotes an image of intercollegiate athlet-
                 ics as an integral part of the college experi-
                 ence and the student-athlete as an integrated
member of the general student body.
The Life Skills Program focuses on three key components:
  • Commitment to Personal Development, which supports the
    development of a well-balanced lifestyle for student-athletes,
    encouraging emotional well-being, personal growth, and
    decision-making skills
  • Commitment to Career Development, which encourages
    student-athletes to develop and pursue career and life goals        Ray Yamrus with a lacrosse player.
sports medicine at Mason. The full-time athletic trainers are              game and event results and statistics are available by phone.
head athletic trainer Ray Yamrus Jr. and assistants Shereen              • Video Streaming—Live video webcasting is provided for
Bagherzadeh, Debi Corbatto and Jacqueline Kay. Frank                       both men’s and women’s basketball home games. The web-
Pettrone MD, head team physician and orthopedic surgeon for                casts are state-of-the-art and offer tremendous picture quality
Mason athletics, has worked with Patriot student-athletes since            to fans with fast or broadband Internet connections.
1977 and directs physician coverage of events and weekly clinics.
A number of other area specialists also work with Intercollegiate        • Video Services—A complete video archive of all Mason
Athletics to provide the best medical care possible for Mason              intercollegiate athletics teams is maintained. Tapes are com-
student-athletes.                                                          pletely logged and are available to local media.

Weight Training                                                        The Patriot Club
Another factor integral to the success of Mason student-athletes is
                                       the state-of-the-art weight
                                       room located in the Field
                                       House. An excellent strength
                                       and conditioning program,
                                       vital for every student-
                                       athlete, has been exclusively
                                       designed for each team
                                       to meet its specific needs.
                                       Robert Handerahan,
                                       head strength and condition-
                                       ing coordinator, is respon-     The Patriot Club was established in 1975 to create greater inter-
                                       sible for the design and        est in and financial support for Mason varsity athletics. A compo-
                                       implementation of strength      nent of Intercollegiate Athletics and the George Mason University
                                       and conditioning programs       Foundation, the Patriot Club is charged with soliciting donations
                                       for all athletic teams.         for the Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund, enhancing the visibility
                                       Handerahan is assisted by       of Mason athletics and engaging individuals and businesses in
                                       Timothy Teefy.                  Mason’s Division I athletic programs. The Patriot Club comprises
                                                                       university faculty members, alumni, and friends.
                                       Robert Handerahan
                                       with a student-athlete.         Green Coat Society
                                                                       The Green Coat Society is a new giving category that was of-
                                                                       ficially launched by the Patriot Club at the Final Four Celebra-
Communications and Marketing                                           tion in May 2006. Members of the Green Coat Society make a
                                                                       three-year commitment to Mason Athletics at a minimum donation
Mason’s Sports Information and Public Relations Office promotes         of $5,000 per year for three years ($15,000 total). In addition to a
timely and accurate coverage of the Patriots by coordinating inter-    special “Green Coat,” these donors receive invitations to exclu-
views, meeting the information needs of reporters, and compiling       sive events, offers for special ticket opportunities, and several
and maintaining Patriot statistics, photographs, and archives.         recognition occasions.
The office offers many pro-                                             For more information on the Green Coat Society or to receive a
gressive media services:                                               Green Coat Society commitment form, please contact the Patriot
  • GoMason.com—The                                                    Club at 703-993-3215.
    Patriots’ official web site
    contains information on
    Intercollegiate Athletics
    and up-to-date information on student-athletes with biogra-
    phies, statistics, and comprehensive game day information.
                                                                       The Green Coat Society is recognized on the court during a
  • Patriots’ Sports Hotline (703-993-4074)—Updated                    men’s basketball home game.
                                                First-Class Facilities
The George Mason University campuses are home to some of the finest athletic facilities in the country.



The Patriot Center is a superb 10,000-seat arena and home
of Mason’s men’s and women’s basketball teams. Mason fans
have watched the Patriot men earn five postseason appearances
in the past nine seasons, three times in the NCAA Tournament,
including a trip to the 2006 Final Four, the first ever in school and
conference history, and two National Invitation Tournaments. The
women advanced to the Women’s National Invitation Tournament
in 2001 and 2004. The men’s team set a facility record and had
one of the largest on-campus crowds in Virginia state basketball
history when nearly 10,000 fans cheered on the Patriots against
Wichita State on Nov. 18, 2006 in a nationally-televised game on
ESPN2. In addition, the facility hosts more than 100 events per
year, including concerts and other live performances.




                                                                            The Aquatic and Fitness Center, which opened
                                                                            in 1998, is an eye-catching, well-designed facility on the
                                                                            Fairfax Campus. Named a 1999 Facility of Merit by Athletic
                                                                            Business magazine, the center houses the Jim McKay
                                                                            Natatorium, which has been the host facility for the past
                                                                            eight CAA Swimming and Diving Championships and has
                                                                            become the annual home of that event. The $11.2 million
                                                                            66,000-square-foot two-pool complex features a 50-meter
                                                                            Olympic-size pool and a 25-yard recreational pool. The
                                                                            center also includes a fitness gallery, four classrooms,
                                                                            whirlpool, and sauna. The center is undergoing an expan-
                                                                            sion that will create additional space for fitness equipment
                                                                            and fitness rooms.



George Mason Stadium is an expertly landscaped outdoor facil-
ity and home to the men’s and women’s soccer teams, the men’s and
women’s outdoor track and field teams, and the women’s lacrosse team.
There is grandstand seating for 5,000 spectators, an all-weather track
and an electronic scoreboard. A quality Musco lighting system was added
prior to the 2002–03 seasons to allow for expanded use of the facility at
night. The stadium has hosted NCAA Championship soccer matches,
as well as practices for the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team, the U.S.
Women’s National Soccer Team, and visiting teams that participated in
World Cup competition in 1994 and 1999. George Mason Stadium has
been the host facility for many Eastern College Athletic Conference/
IC4A Outdoor Championships, which feature some of the top track and
field athletes on the East Coast, and served as the site for the inaugural
NCAA East Regional Track and Field Championships in May 2003.
The John Linn Memorial Gymnasium, located
in the Physical Education Building, is the home of the
men’s and women’s volleyball teams and the wrestling
team. The facility can seat 2,800 spectators and has
been the site of several CAA championship events and
hosted NCAA Tournament volleyball matches in 1995
and 1996. The building is currently undergoing a $30
million renovation and expansion project. The project
enhancements will include a new 1,500-seat venue
for volleyball and wresting matches.




                                                         Raymond H. “Hap” Spuhler Field is widely regarded as one of the
                                                         top collegiate baseball complexes in the mid-Atlantic region. It has grand-
                                                         stand seating for 900 spectators, an enclosed press box, and an electronic
                                                         scoreboard. The field was named the 2002 Sports Turf Managers Associa-
                                                         tion Baseball Field of the Year in the College/University Division.




The Recreation Sports Complex (Field
House) contains an indoor track, weight and
locker rooms, saunas, basketball courts, and an
indoor multipurpose practice facility used by the
baseball, softball, women’s lacrosse, and soccer
teams. Home of the indoor men’s and women’s
track and field teams, the Field House has hosted
the Mobil Invitational Meet and the USA Track
and Field Golden Spike Invitational Indoor Meet.




                                                                              The George Mason Softball Complex, an
                                                                              outstanding, well-maintained, and high-quality play-
                                                                              ing facility, was the site of the 2000 Eastern College
                                                                              Athletic Conference Division I Softball Championships.
                                                                              The complex is home to the Washington Glory, the
                                                                              women’s professional fast pitch softball team.




                                                                              The Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center on
                                                                              the Prince William Campus is an $18.3 million build-
                                                                              ing, the largest of its kind on the East Coast. The cen-
                                                                              ter is the result of a partnership among the university
                                                                              and local governments.
                                                                      Academic Services

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics’ Academic Services
Program is dedicated to helping Mason student-athletes develop
                                                                      Academic Resource
the intellectual skills, work habits, and academic résumés that       Center and Computer Lab
will serve as the basis for personally satisfying adult lives that    The Academic Resource Center and Computer Lab provide
make positive contributions to society.                               student-athletes a dedicated study environment. PC-style com-
The Academic Services Program staff provides support for each         puters are available to accommodate the accessibility needs of
student-athlete during the college experience so that he or she       student-athletes.
  • completes a degree in a timely manner,
                                                                      Tutoring
  • maintains academic eligibility to participate in his or her
                                                                      All student-athletes are eligible to receive tutoring through the
    NCAA sport, and
                                                                      Academic Services Program. Tutoring is available upon request
  • has a positive college experience, becoming a critically          and within the resources of the program.
    thinking adult who demonstrates self-accountability for
    learning.                                                         Travel and Competition Verification
At Mason, academic coordinators in the Academic Services Pro-         The Academic Services Program assists student-athletes in pro-
gram work directly with individual student-athletes, coaches, and     viding professors with verification when a class or class experi-
teams. Specific help is given to each student-athlete in adjusting     ence is missed because of participation in or travel to a regularly
to the combined athletic, academic, and social expectations at        scheduled athletic competition.
the college level.
Most college student-athletes benefit from working with qualified       Eligibility, Degree
professionals in learning to manage time effectively and balanc-      Progress, and Degree Completion
ing athletics with academic demands. They also learn to develop
the necessary study skills, meet expectations of increasing self-     Academic Services Program staff members help student-athletes
accountability, and make career development choices that help         ensure that their scheduled classes will meet NCAA academic el-
ensure their success as college students, athletes, and gradu-        igibility requirements. Although responsibility for meeting gradu-
ates. Although many enhancement experiences are offered in            ation requirements is shared between student-athletes and their
small-group, team, and classroom settings, individual support is      academic advisors, the staff helps student-athletes balance the
available to student-athletes as determined by the individual’s       training and competitive demands of collegiate sport experiences
need and availability.                                                with those of the student-athletes’ chosen degree programs. The
                                                                      academic performance and progress of each student-athlete is
                    All aspects of the Academic Services Program      systematically monitored, and the results are made available to
                    are overseen by Debbie Wilson, PhD,               the student-athlete and his or her head coach.
                    who was named the associate athletic director
                    for academic services in July 2003. Wilson,       Undergraduate Degree Programs
                    who came to Mason in 1988, also serves
                    the Intercollegiate Athletics Department as a     For information regarding undergraduate degree programs, see
                    sports psychologist. In that role, she counsels   the current University Catalog or visit www.gmu.edu/catalog.
                    student-athletes on personal, social, and ath-
                    letic performance concerns. A former women’s
                    basketball coach at Ohio State University, she
holds a doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of
Maryland and is a licensed psychologist. Also on staff are:




Cheryl Ann         Courtney          Michael         George
Hunte,             Brenkus           Ouellette       Reese, Esq.
senior academic    academic          academic        academic
coordinator        coordinator       coordinator     coordinator
       By the
Numbers
               6
    Academic All-Americans

               6
National Coach of the Year Honors

              13
  National Team Championships

              35
Individual National Championships

              41
    CAA Rookies of the Year

              41
  CAA Coach of the Year Honors

              42
   CAA Team Championships

              49
  CAA Player of the Year Honors

             128
 NCAA Postseason Appearances

            300+
 Individual CAA Championships

            300+
       All-America Honors
                                             Located in Northern Virginia,
                          just 30 minutes away from our nation’s capital,
               George Mason University is in the perfect location for life
     in the 21st century. With a touch of the old, seen in nearby historic
landmarks, while embracing the advancements in the largest technology
      corridor on the East Coast, George Mason University is equipped
                              to prepare its student-athletes for success.

				
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