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					February
27»     Centre»College».......................................................................Danville,»KY»......................... 1»p.m.

March
5»                        .
        Berea»College»(DH)»................................................................Berea,»KY»............................. 1»p.m.
6»      Spalding»University»(DH)»........................................................ Louisville,»KY........................ 11»a.m.
13»                                                                                                     .
        Bethany»College»(DH)».............................................................Ft.»Pierce,»FL»........................ 10»a.m.
14»                            .                                                                        .
        Delaware»Valley»College» ........................................................ Ft.»Pierce,»FL»........................ 8:45»a.m.
15»                                 .                                                                .
        College»of»Mount»St.»Vincent»................................................. Ft.»Pierce,»FL»........................ 10»a.m.
16»                                                                                                        .
        Bethany»College».....................................................................Ft.»Pierce,»FL»........................ 12»p.m.
18»     Johnson»Bible»College»(DH)».................................................... Knoxville,»TN»........................ 1»p.m.
25»     Franklin»College*»...................................................................Franklin,»IN».......................... 4»p.m.
26»     Franklin»College»(DH)*»........................................................... Franklin,»IN».......................... 12»p.m.
30      Cincinnati Christian (DH) ........................................... Richmond, IN ................. 5 p.m.

April
2       Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (DH)* .......... Richmond, IN ................. 1 p.m.
3       Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology* ................... Richmond, IN ................. 12 p.m.
5»                                                                                                      .
        Bluffton»University*»...............................................................Bluffton,»OH» ........................ 4»p.m.
9»      Defiance»College»(DH)*».......................................................... Defiance,»OH»........................ 12»p.m.
10»     Defiance»College*»..................................................................Defiance,»OH»........................ 12»p.m.
12      Bluffton University* ................................................... Richmond, IN ................. 6 p.m.
16»                                                                                                        .
        Manchester»College»(DH)*»..................................................... North»Manchester,»IN».......... 12»p.m.
17»                                                                                                          .
        Manchester»College*».............................................................North»Manchester,»IN».......... 1»p.m.
19      College of Mt. St. Joseph* ......................................... Richmond, IN ................. 6 p.m.
23      Hanover College (DH)*............................................... Richmond, IN ................. 1 p.m.
26»     College»of»Mt.»St.»Joseph*...................................................... Cincinnati,»OH...................... 6»p.m.
27      Hanover College* ....................................................... Richmond, IN ................. 6 p.m.
30      Transylvania University (DH)* .................................. Richmond, IN ................. 1 p.m.

May
1       Transylvania University* ........................................... Richmond, IN ................. 12 p.m.
5       Anderson University* ................................................ Richmond, IN ................. 5 p.m.
6       Anderson University (DH)* ........................................ Richmond, IN ................. 12 p.m.


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                                                         Earlham Baseball 2011 • 2                                                                                                             Earlham Baseball 2011 • 15
Baseball Career Stats Leaders (Since 1974)                                                                                                                                                                                                    Earlham College
Batting Average                                           Triples                                                     Stolen Bases                                               Saves                                                        Student Population                                                                          National Recognition
                                                          1. James Pentaudi (1975-76) .................. 10           1. Barry Morgan (1980-82) .................... 49          1. Mark Thompson (1994-97) .................. 6
(min 275 AB)                                              2. Chas Meade (1974-77) ......................... 7         2. James Pentaudi (1975-76) .................. 37          1. Jay Laurie (1984-87)............................. 6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Earlham College has a student population of 1,200 students. More                            Earlham ranks 23rd and 8th respectively out of 1,469 institutions of
1. Jake Carr (2007-10) ......................... .381                                                                                                                                                                                         than 10 percent of the student population is from international                             higher learning in the United States in the percentage of graduates who
                                                          2. Jim West (1985-88).............................. 7       3. Joe Sprague (1979-82) ....................... 35        3. Derreck Parkevich (2003-06) ............... 3
2. Eric Sturgeon (2005-08).................. .368                                                                                                                                                                                             countries. The student/ faculty ratio is 12 to 1 with opportunities to                      go on to receive a PhD and Life Sciences degrees. Also, Earlham is one of
                                                          2. Jay Dace (1991-94) .............................. 7      4. Bobby Hertsenberg (1997-00)............ 33              2. Several players ..................................... 2
3. Todd Hawkins (1989-92) ................. .365
                                                          5. Alex Anderson (2006-09) .................... 6           5. Joe Kim (1981-84).............................. 32                                                                   major in fields ranging from the natural sciences, social sciences,                         only 9% of four-year colleges and universities nationwide to have been
4. Kevin Carr (2002-05) ...................... .357
                                                          5. Brian Britt (1990-93) ............................ 6     5. Jay Dace (1991-94) ............................ 32      Innings Pitched                                              humanities, the fine arts, including pre-professional programs in                           granted a Phi Beta Kappa chapter recognizing supreme excellence in
5..Andrew.Morrical.(2008-10)........ .348                                                                                                                                        1. Dave Luptak (2001-04) ................. 237.2
                                                          5. Jake Carr (2007-10).............................. 6
At Bats                                                                                                               Walks                                                      2. Mark Thompson (1994-97) ........... 221.2                 medicine, law, engineering, education and other programs contribute to                      academic achievement. Earlham is one of 100 colleges selected for The
1. Jake Carr (2007-10) .......................... 472
                                                          Home Runs                                                   1. Derreck Parkevich (2003-06).............. 89            3. James Plyley (2001-04) ..................221.1            a student’s Earlham experience.                                                             Templeton Honor Roll for Character-Building Colleges and Jay Mathews
                                                          1. Bobby Ebright (1996-97) .................... 17          2. Jason Reedy (1993-96)....................... 86         4. Randy Sadler (1971-73) ................190.1*                                                                                                         ranks us as the No. 2 college in his book Harvard Schmarvard: Getting
2. Steve Pearson (2001-04) .................. 453
3. Josh Amyx (2000-03)....................... 425
                                                          2. Chas Meade (1974-77) ....................... 12          3. Darrel Sears (1988-91) ....................... 53       5. Chris Campassi (1995-98) ............. 188.2              Accreditation                                                                               Beyond the Ivy League to the College That is Best for You.
                                                          3. Jim West (1985-87) .............................11       4. Kyle Gallagher (2005-07) ................... 49
4. Eric Sturgeon (2005-08)....................418                                                                                                                                Strikeouts                                                   Earlham College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the
                                                          4..Andrew.Morrical.(2008-10).........10                     5. John Porter (1984-87) ........................ 47
5. Bobby Hertsenberg (1997-00)...........413
                                                          5. Derreck Parkevich (2003-06) ............... 9            5. Charles Post (1974-77) ....................... 47       1. Dave Luptak (2001-04) .................... 140            North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the National Council                     Admission Standards
                                                                                                                                                                                 2. James Plyley (2001-04) .................... 137
Hits                                                      Runs                                                        Wins                                                       3. Mark Thompson (1994-97) .............. 134
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Indiana State Accredita-                      The majority of admitted freshmen maintain at least a B average in high
1. Jake Carr (2007-10) .......................... 180                                                                                                                                                                                         tion of Teaching.                                                                           school course work, present above average ACT or SAT results, and com-
                                                          1. Jake Carr (2007-10) ............................ 99      1. Mark Thompson (1994-97) ................ 13             4. Randy Sadler (1971-73) ...................125*
2. Eric Sturgeon (2005-08)................... 154                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         plete a comprehensive high school academic program.
                                                          2..Andrew.Morrical.(2008-10).........89                     1. Randy Sadler (1971-73) .................... 13*                                          .
                                                                                                                                                                                 4..Adam.Painter.(2008-10)............125
3. Steve Pearson (2001-04).................. 149
                                                          3. Steve Pearson (2001-04).................... 88                                             .
                                                                                                                      3..Adam.Painter.(2008-10).............. 12
4. Josh Amyx (2000-03)........................141
                                                          4. Bobby Hertsenberg (1997-00)............ 84               4. Chas Meade (1974-77) ........................11
5..Andrew.Morrical.(2008-10)..........134
                                                          5. Jay Dace (1991-94) ............................ 83       5. Pete Lam (1994-96) ........................... 10       *Team statistics incomplete prior to 1974                    Quick Facts
Doubles                                                   RBI                                                         Games                                                                                                                           .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Location...........................................................Richmond, Indiana
1. Jake Carr (2007-10) ............................ 40
                                                          1. Jake Carr (2007-10) .......................... 102       1. James Plyley (2001-04) ...................... 75
2..Andrew.Morrical.(2008-10).........35                                                                                                                                                                                                       Founded..............................................................................1847
                                                          2. Bobby Ebright (1995-97) .................... 92          2. Mark Thompson (1994-97) ................ 57
3. Eric Sturgeon (2005-08)..................... 31
                                                          3. Eric Sturgeon (2005-08)..................... 83          3. Jay Laurie (1984-87) .......................... 53                                                                             .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Enrollment. ........................................................................1,200
4. Bobby Ebright (1995-97) .................... 30
                                                          4..Andrew.Morrical.(2008-10).........82                     3. Corey Gareri (2005-06, 08-09) .......... 53
4. Derreck Parkevich (2003-06) ............. 30
                                                          5. Chas Meade (1974-77) ....................... 79          5. Chris Tully (1995-98) ...........................51                                                                  President................................................................ Doug Bennett      Baseball Quick Facts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Nickname....................................................................... Quakers     Head.Coach............................................................... Steve Sakosits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Colors.............................................................. Maroon and White       Overall.and.Earlham.Record.................................. 0-0, first season
Baseball Single Season Leaders (Since 1974)                                                                                                                                                                                                   Conference........................Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference                  Phone........................................................................765/983-1730
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation...........................................................NCAA Division III                    .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Assistant.Coach.......................................................... Tyler Lairson
Batting Average                                           Triples                                                     Stolen Bases                                               Saves
(min 2 AB per game)                                       1. James Pentaudi (1976) ......................... 6        1. James Pentaudi (1976) ....................... 29        1. Jay Laurie (1987) .................................. 4    Director.of.Athletics................................................... Frank Carr         Phone........................................................................765/983-1833
                                                          2. Jay Dace (1992) .................................... 5   2. Barry Morgan (1980).......................... 22        2. Ken Solden (1980)................................ 2
1. Eric Sturgeon (2007).........................464                                                                                                                                                                                                                          .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Associate.Director.of.Athletics. .................................Jill Butcher
2. Jay Dace (1992) ............................... .452
                                                          2. Alex Anderson (2009) .......................... 5        3. Barry Morgan (1981) .......................... 19       2. Jay Laurie (1984) .................................. 2                                                                                                               .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Assistant.Coach............................................... Brandon Pennington
                                                          3. Tim Ott (1975)...................................... 4   4. McAfee (1978) ................................... 18    2. Eric Wiggins (1987) .............................. 2      Sports.Information.Director.....................................Don Tincher
3. Todd Hawkins (1992) ...................... .434                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Phone........................................................................765/983-1833
                                                          3. James Pentaudi (1975) ......................... 4        5. Jay Dace (1992) .................................. 17   2. Jason Hayden (1994)............................ 2
4. Jake Carr (2009) ...............................417
5. Chris Baumann (2010) ......................415
                                                          3. Jim West (1987) ................................... 4    5. Alex Anderson (2008) ........................ 17        2. Mark Thompson (1995)........................ 2            Athletic.Trainer............................................................Bill Kinsey     Facilities..................................... John Cate Field at McBride Stadium,
                                                          3. Mark Thompson (1997) ........................ 4          5..Andrew.Morrical.(2008).............. 17                 2. Mark Thompson (1996)........................ 2
At Bats                                                   3. Chris Baumann (2010) ......................... 4                                                                                                                                 Athletic.Department.Phone...................................765/983-1414                                                                          Athletics and Wellness Center
1. Jim West (1987).................................141
                                                                                                                      Walks                                                      Innings Pitched
                                                          Home Runs                                                   1. Kyle Stauffer (2009) ........................... 33     1. Brian Britt (1993)..............................73.1                             .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Athletic.Department.Fax...................................... 765/983-1446                  2010.Overall.Record............................................................... 9-25
2..Andrew.Morrical.(2008)............140
                                                          1. Bobby Ebright (1996) ........................... 7       2. Jason Reedy (1995) ............................ 32      2. James Plyley (2003)..........................72.1         Web.Site............................................................... goearlham.com
3. Sean O’Reilly (2003)......................... 139
                                                          2. Jim West (1985) ................................... 6    3. Derreck Parkevich (2006) ................... 28         3. Dave Luptak (2003) ........................ 71.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2010.NCAC.Record..................................................................2-14
4. Mike Ferguson (1987) ...................... 135
5. Michael Faile (2001) ......................... 134
                                                          2. Bobby Ebright (1997) ........................... 6       4. John Porter (1987) ............................. 27     4. Dave Luptak (2001)..........................71.0          Search.for.Earlham.Baseball..
                                                          2..Andrew.Morrical.(2008)................6                  4. Jason Stringfield (1998) ..................... 27       5..Adam.Painter.(2010).................70.0                  on.Facebook.and.Twitter!
Hits                                                      5. Chas Meade (1976) .............................. 5
                                                                                                                      Wins                                                       Strikeouts
1. Jake Carr (2009)................................. 55   5. Jim West (1987) ................................... 5
                                                          5. Andy Layson (1994) ............................. 5       1. Pete Lam (1994) ................................... 6   1. Dave Luptak (2001) ............................ 58
2. Sean O’Reilly (2003)........................... 52
                                                                                                                      1. Randy Sadler (1972) ........................... 6*      2. Randy Sadler (1972) ......................... 56*
3. Jim West (1987) ..................................51
3..Andrew.Morrical.(2008)..............51
                                                          Runs                                                        3. Mark Thompson (1997) ........................ 5         3..Adam.Painter.(2010)....................52
                                                          1. Jake Carr (2009)................................. 37     3. Eric Whitaker (2000) ............................ 5     4. Derreck Parkevich (2006) ....................51
4. Michael Faile (2001) ........................... 48
                                                          2..Andrew.Morrical.(2008)..............35                   3..Adam.Painter.(2010)......................5              5. Nichols (1977) .................................... 50
4. Steve Pearson (2003) ......................... 48
                                                          3. Lloyd Weber (1987) ............................ 32                                                                  5. Ken Solden (1982).............................. 50
4..Andrew.Morrical.(2009)..............48
                                                          3. Bobby Hertsenberg (2000)................. 32             ERA
                                                                                                                      1. Randy Sadler (1971) ...................... 1.56*
Doubles                                                   3. Michael Faile (2001) ........................... 32
                                                                                                                      2. Randy Sadler (1972) ...................... 2.48*
1. Jake Carr (2009)................................. 17                                                                                                                          * Team statistics incomplete prior to 1974
2..Andrew.Morrical.(2009)..............14
                                                          RBI                                                         3. Randy Sadler (1973) ...................... 2.93*
                                                          1..Andrew.Morrical.(2009)..............38                   4. Nichols (1977) ................................. 2.61
3. Jim West (1987) ................................. 13
                                                          2. Bobby Ebright (1995) ......................... 36        5. Mark Thompson (1996) .................. 3.35
3. Bobby Ebright (1997) ......................... 13
                                                          3. John Porter (1987).............................. 33
4. Jake Carr (2008) ................................ 12
                                                          4. Chas Meade (1976) ............................ 32        Games
5. John Porter (1987)...............................11                                                                1. James Plyley (2003) ............................ 26
                                                          5. Jim West (1987) ................................. 30
5. Lloyd Weber (1987) .............................11                                                                 2. Jay Laurie (1984) ................................ 19
                                                          5. Mike Ferguson (1987) ........................ 30
5. Bobby Ebright (1995) ..........................11                                                                  2. Chris Tully (1995)................................ 19
5. Kevin Carr (2003) ................................11                                                               2. James Plyley (2002) ............................ 19
                                                                                                                      5. Matt Foote (1991) .............................. 18


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                                                                                                                                                   2010 Statistics
Earlham College Baseball Facilities                                                                                                                Hitting
                                                                                                                                                   Player	                AVG	       GP-GS	      AB	        R	          H	          2B	        3B	         HR	        RBI	        BB	         HBP	       SO	         SB-ATT
                                                                                          John Cate Field                                          Chris	Baumann	         .415	      33-33	      106	       22	         44	         6	         4	          1	         18	         8	          5	         5	          9-10
                                                                                                                                                   Gilbert	Ambler	        .333	      7-2	        9	         3	          3	          1	         0	          0	         2	          2	          0	         3	          0-0
                                                                                          at McBride Stadium                                       Jake	Carr	             .330	      34-34	      112	       20	         37	         7	         2	          1	         24	         10	         5	         9	          6-7
                                                                                          Located»at»the»corner»of»S.W.»13th»Street»and»Peacock»   Andrew	Morrical	       .304	      34-34	      115	       25	         35	         10	        0	          2	         15	         13	         4	         20	         11-16
                                                                                                                                                   Justin	Broach	         .300	      7-3	        10	        1	          3	          0	         0	          0	         1	          0	          0	         3	          0-0
                                                                                          Road»in»Richmond,»McBride»Stadium»serves»as»the»
                                                                                                                                                   Tyler	Schroeder	       .276	      34-34	      105	       25	         29	         5	         1	          0	         12	         16	         5	         21	         13-14
                                                                                          home»of»the»Earlham»baseball»program.»                   Conner	Gable	          .250	      32-30	      88	        5	          22	         2	         0	          1	         9	          10	         2	         8	          2-2
                                                                                          The»1,800-seat»facility»was»built»in»1936»and»over»      Corey	Murray	          .247	      30-29	      93	        7	          23	         4	         1	          2	         20	         7	          2	         25	         0-0
                                                                                                                                                   Nate	Reynolds	         .233	      23-16	      43	        8	          10	         0	         0	          0	         2	          5	          0	         9	          2-3
                                                                                          the»years»there»have»been»thousands»of»amateur,»
                                                                                                                                                   Ross	Yoho	             .232	      33-33	      82	        11	         19	         3	         1	          3	         13	         21	         1	         32	         6-9
                                                                                          high»school,»college»and»professional»baseball»games»    Nate	Chandler	         .185	      21-19	      54	        9	          10	         2	         0	          1	         5	          7	          0	         16	         4-4
                                                                                          inside»the»stadium.»Throughout»its»history»there»have»   Chris	Tillery	         .184	      32-29	      76	        14	         14	         0	         0	          0	         2	          8	          2	         21	         2-4
                                                                                          also»been»football»games,»concerts»and»other»activi-     Adam	Painter	          .133	      12-10	      30	        4	          4	          0	         0	          0	         0	          5	          0	         9	          0-0
                                                                                                                                                   Jesus	Jimenez	         .000	      1-0	        1	         0	          0	          0	         0	          0	         0	          0	          0	         1	          0-0
                                                                                          ties»at»the»city»owned»venue.»In»the»mid-1980s,»the»
                                                                                                                                                   Colton	Bragg	          .000	      1-0	        0	         0	          0	          0	         0	          0	         0	          0	          0	         0	          0-0
                                                                                          original»name»of»Municipal»Stadium»was»changed»to»
                                                                                          Don»McBride»Stadium»in»honor»of»Richmond’s»long-         Totals	              .274	      34-34	      924	       154	        253	       40	         9	          11	         123	        112	        26	         182	         55-69
                                                                                          time»park»superintendent.                                Opponents	           .345	      34-34	      1020	      261	        352	       88	         15	         23	         225	        117	        18	         135	         61-75
                                                                                                                                                   LOB	-	Team	(227),	Opp	(231).	DPs	turned	-	Team	(17),	Opp	(18).	CI	-	Team	(0),	Opp	(1).	IBB	-	Team	(1),	Jake	Carr	1.	Picked	off	-	A.	Morrical	2,	A.	Painter	1,	T.	Schroeder	1,	Ross	Yoho	1.
Almost»all»of»the»recent»renovations»occurred»during»the»11-year»stint»of»the»Richmond»Roosters»from»1995»to»2005.»The»Roosters»played»in»the»
Frontier»League,»which»is»an»independent»professional»organization.»New»dugouts,»scoreboard,»bleachers,»offices,»press»box,»sound»system»and»
locker»rooms»were»added»during»the»time»of»the»Roosters»along»with»a»new»playing»surface»in»2004.
                                                                                                                                                   Pitching
                                                                                                                                                   Player	                ERA	       W-L	        APP	       GS	         CG	         SHO/CBO	SV	            IP	        H	          R	          ER	        BB	         SO
Earlham»College,»the»Richmond»RiverRats»and»Richmond»High»School»are»the»occupants»of»McBride»Stadium.»The»River»Rats»are»a»college»               Adam	Painter	          4.37	      5-6	        13	        12	         6	          1/1	    0	             70.0	      94	         50	         34	        22	         52
                                                                                                                                                   Ross	Yoho	             6.55	      0-1	        3	         3	          0	          0/0	    0	             11.0	      10	         10	         8	         15	         3
wooden»bat»team»playing»in»the»Prospect»League.»
                                                                                                                                                   Conner	Gable	          6.86	      1-4	        12	        3	          2	          0/0	    0	             42.0	      55	         40	         32	        18	         21
                                                                                                                                                   Shawn	Kinnett	         7.41	      1-6	        11	        7	          0	          0/0	    0	             34.0	      54	         46	         28	        16	         10
                                                                                                                                                   Colton	Bragg	          7.71	      0-0	        3	         0	          0	          0/0	    0	             2.1	       5	          4	          2	         2	          3
Athletics and Wellness Center                                                                                                                      Justin	Broach	
                                                                                                                                                   Tyler	Schroeder	
                                                                                                                                                                          8.48	
                                                                                                                                                                          9.00	
                                                                                                                                                                                     0-4	
                                                                                                                                                                                     0-0	
                                                                                                                                                                                                 12	
                                                                                                                                                                                                 2	
                                                                                                                                                                                                            4	
                                                                                                                                                                                                            0	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        0	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        0	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    0/0	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    0/0	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            0	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            0	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           28.2	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2.0	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      40	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  34	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              27	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         24	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2
The»Athletics»and»Wellness»Center,»which»opened»during»the»fall»of»1999,»focuses»on»the»promotion»
                                                                                                                                                   Corey	Murray	          9.79	      1-3	        14	        4	          1	          0/1	    1	             34.0	      66	         53	         37	        14	         22
of»recreation»and»good»health»for»the»greater»Richmond»area»as»well»as»the»campus»community.»                                                      Chris	Baumann	         13.03	     1-1	        3	         1	          0	          0/0	    0	             9.2	       18	         14	         14	        3	          5
The»facility»features»an»indoor»running»track,»a»cardio»and»strength»training»room,»a»group»fitness»                                               Chris	Tillery	         99.00	     0-0	        2	         0	          0	          0/0	    0	             0.1	       7	          8	          6	         1	          0
studio,»an»indoor»climbing»wall,»four»indoor»tennis»courts,»two»racquetball»courts,»a»six-lane»25-me-
                                                                                                                                                   Totals	               7.31	       9-25	      34	        34	         9	          2/1	        1	         234.0	    352	        261	       190	        117	       135
ter»pool»,»and»a»performance»gymnasium»with»seating»for»1,800»to»host»athletic»events.
                                                                                                                                                   Opponents	            4.73	       25-9	      34	        34	         12	         3/1	        6	         237.2	    253	        154	       125	        112	       182
A»complete»renovation»of»70,000»square»feet»of»Trueblood»Fieldhouse»(built»in»1923),»the»Athletics»                                                PB	-	Team	(3),	Jake	Carr	3,	Opp	(8).	Pickoffs	-	Team	(8),	Jake	Carr	4,	S.	Kinnett	2,	A.	Painter	2,	Opp	(5).	SBA/ATT	-	Jake	Carr	(37-48),	A.	Painter	(21-29),	N.	Chandler	(24-26),	J.	
                                                                                                                                                   Broach	(10-13),	S.	Kinnett	(12-12),	Conner	Gable	(7-9),	Ross	Yoho	(5-6),	Corey	Murray	(4-4),	T.	Schroeder	(1-1),	C.	Baumann	(1-1).
and»Wellness»Center»added»40,000»square»feet»of»classrooms»and»offices.
The»baseball»program»uses»Trueblood»Fieldhouse»as»an»indoor»practice»facility.»There»are»drop»down»
batting»cages»along»with»enough»room»to»conduct»full»infield»practice.
                                                                                                                                                   Fielding
                                                                                                                                                   Player	                C	         PO	         A	         E	          FLD%	       DPs	       SBA	        CSB	       SBA%	       PB	         CI
                                                                                                                                                   Gilbert	Ambler	        3	         3	          0	         0	          1.000	      0	         0	          0	         .000	       0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Tyler	Schroeder	       100	       96	         3	         1	          .990	       0	         1	          0	         1.000	      0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Adam	Painter	          47	        30	         16	        1	          .979	       1	         21	         8	         .724	       0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Jake	Carr	             152	       105	        42	        5	          .967	       3	         37	         11	        .771	       3	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Conner	Gable	          181	       157	        18	        6	          .967	       12	        7	          2	         .778	       0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Corey	Murray	          88	        63	         21	        4	          .955	       4	         4	          0	         1.000	      0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Nate	Chandler	         67	        57	         6	         4	          .940	       0	         24	         2	         .923	       0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Chris	Tillery	         56	        48	         4	         4	          .929	       0	         0	          0	         .000	       0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Chris	Baumann	         127	       38	         78	        11	         .913	       12	        1	          0	         1.000	      0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Andrew	Morrical	       125	       48	         62	        15	         .880	       7	         0	          0	         .000	       0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Ross	Yoho	             90	        31	         46	        13	         .856	       7	         5	          1	         .833	       0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Nate	Reynolds	         25	        21	         0	         4	          .840	       0	         0	          0	         .000	       0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Shawn	Kinnett	         11	        2	          7	         2	          .818	       0	         12	         0	         1.000	      0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Justin	Broach	         11	        3	          6	         2	          .818	       0	         10	         3	         .769	       0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Colton	Bragg	          1	         0	          0	         1	          .000	       0	         0	          0	         .000	       0	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Jesus	Jimenez	         0	         0	          0	         0	          .000	       0	         0	          0	         .000	       0	          0

                                                                                                                                                   Totals	                1084	      702	        309	       73	         .933	       17	        61	         14	        .813	       3	          0
                                                                                                                                                   Opponents	             1046	      712	        280	       54	         .948	       18	        55	         14	        .797	       8	          1
                                                           Earlham Baseball 2011 • 4                                                                                                                                            Earlham Baseball 2011 • 13
Chris Miller                                         Zach Stanforth                                          Adam Warning
                Year: First-year                                       Year: First-year                                        Year: First-year
                Hometown: Topeka, IN                                   Hometown: Clarksville, OH                               Hometown: Ft. Wright, KY                    2011 Earlham College Baseball Roster
                High.School: Westview                                  High.School: Clinton Massie                             High.School: Covington Catholic
                Height: 6-0                                            Height: 5-10                                            Height: 5-10                                No.. Name.               Yr..       Pos..          B/T.        Ht.. Wt..   Hometown/High.School.or.College
                Weight: 195                                            Weight: 195                                             Weight: 160
                Baseball.Achievements: All-confer-                     Baseball.Achievements: 3.5 GPA,                         Baseball.Achievements: Captain              1.    Tyler.Schroeder.   Jr.        OF             R/R         5-11 155    Richmond, IN/Richmond
                ence, defensive player of the year                     Second Team All-SCOL Baseball 2008,                     senior year, All-Region Honorable
                Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham:                           First Team All-SCOL Baseball 2009,                      Mention, District runner-up, Bluegrass
M.A.T. Program and baseball                          5-sport letterman.                                      Baseball Club all-time walks leader                           2.    Chris.Tillery.     So.        OF             R/R         5-8 190     Carmel, IN/Carmel
Favorite.Movie: Hot Rod                              Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Good academic              Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Good education and
Favorite.Musician: Lil’ Wayne                        program, and to play baseball                           baseball                                                      3.    Ross.Yoho.         So.        IF             S/R         5-11 180    Plainfield, IN/Plainfield
Favorite.Team: Chicago Cubs                          Favorite.Movie: Sandlot                                 Favorite.Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Most.Memorable.Moment: Winning sectionals            Favorite.Musician: Eminem                               Favorite.Musician: Lynyrd Skynyrd                             4.    Andy.McCoppin.     So.        1B/DH          L/L         6-1 227     Middletown, OH/Madison
Major: Psychology                                    Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds                          Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds
                                                     Most.Memorable.Moment: Hitting against top Ohio         Most.Memorable.Moment: Achieving my high
                                                     State baseball prospect, Brett McKinney, and getting    school’s 24th consecutive 20-win season
                                                                                                                                                                           5.    Logan.Kunkel.      Fr.        OF/1B          R/R         6-0 185     Oxford, OH/Talawanda
Colton Miller                                        two hits in the sectional final game                    Major: Education
               Year: First-year                      Major: Mathematics                                                                                                    6.    Zach.Stanforth.    Fr.        C              R/R         5-10 195    Clarksville, OH/Clinton Massie
               Hometown: Auburn, IN
               High.School: Dekalb                                                                           Ted Williams
               Height: 5-11                          Chance VonHolle                                                             Year: First-year                          7.    Zach.Lee.          Fr.        P              L/L         5-11 165    Lynn, IN/Randolph Southern
                                                                      Year: First-year                                           Hometown: Harper Woods, MI
               Weight: 190
               Baseball.Achievements: Confer-                         Hometown: Morrow, OH                                       High.School: Grosse Pointe North          8.    Ryan.McCray.       Fr.        C              R/R         5-11 175    Lexington, KY/Henry Clay
               ence champions                                         High.School: Little Miami                                  Height: 6-1
               Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham:                           Height: 5-7                                                Weight: 190                               9.    Ted.Williams.      Fr.        IF             R/R         6-1 190     Harper Woods, MI/Grosse Pointe North
Good education                                                        Weight: 145                                                Baseball.Achievements: 2-year
Favorite.Movie: Boondock Saints                                       Baseball.Achievements: 4-year,
                                                                      3-sport varsity athlete
                                                                                                                                 starter, 1-of-3 senior captains, 2-time
                                                                                                                                 All-District, MAC Red Honorable
                                                                                                                                                                           10.   Andrew.Morrical. Sr.          OF/IF          R/R         6-0 190     Summitville, IN/Madison-Grant
Favorite.Musician: Brad Paisley
                                                                      Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham:           Mention as a junior, MAC Red 2nd Team senior year,
Favorite.Team: New York Yankees
                                                     1-on-1 with professors and good baseball program        ranked top 10 in school history batting average. Charlie      11.   Mark.Dye.          So.        OF/P           R/R         5-11 165    Munster, IN/Munster
Most.Memorable.Moment: Playing baseball in Italy
                                                     Favorite.Movie: Varsity Blues                           Hustle Award.
Major: Biochemistry
                                                     Favorite.Musician: Lil’ Wayne                           Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Academics and                    12.   Chance.VonHolle. Fr.          UTL            R/R         5-7 145     Morrow, OH/Little Miami
                                                     Favorite.Team: Philadelphia Phillies                    baseball
T.J. Plummer                                         Most.Memorable.Moment: Game winning hit in a            Favorite.Movie: Step Brothers                                 13.   Justin.Broach..    So.        P              R/R         6-3 205     Centerville, OH/Centerville
                Year: First-year                     0-0 game                                                Favorite.Musician: Young Money/Taylor Gang
                Hometown: Aurora, IN                 Major: Mathematics                                      Favorite.Team: New York Yankees
                High.School: South Dearborn                                                                  Most.Memorable.Moment: Hitting a homerun in
                                                                                                                                                                           14.   Nate.Chandler.     So.        C              R/R         5-11 185    Austin, IN/Austin
                                                     Minor: Education
                Height: 6-0                                                                                  my first at bat, at my first showcase, and hitting the
                Weight: 180                                                                                  game-winning double against one of the top high school        16.   Steve.Hornak.      Fr.        OF             R/R         5-10 180    Richmond, IN/Seton Catholic
                Baseball.Achievements: 2-time all-                                                           teams in Michigan.
                conference, 4-year varsity starter                                                           Major: Business and Nonprofit Management                      17.   Adam.Painter.      Sr.        P              R/R         6-6 200     Ft. Wayne, IN/Snider
                Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham:
Academics and coaching staff
Favorite.Movie: Fight Club
                                                                                                                                                                           19.   Jake.Elmlinger.    Fr.        P              R/R         5-10 174    Hamilton, OH/Fairfield
Favorite.Musician: Sum 41
Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds
                                                                                                                                                                           20.   T..J..Plummer.     Fr.        P              R/R         6-0 180     Aurora, IN/South Dearborn
Most.Memorable.Moment: First varsity save my
freshman year against rivals                                                                                                                                               22.   T..J..Ilhardt.     Fr.        IF             R/R         5-9 170     Sunman, IN/East Central
Major: History
                                                                                                                                                                           25.   Ryan.Hayes.        Fr.        1B/DH          R/R         6-2 260     New Lebanon, OH/Dixie
                                                                                                                                                                           28.   Colton.Miller.     Fr.        P/1B           L/L         5-11 190    Auburn, IN/Dekalb
                                                                                                                                                                           29.   Chris.Miller.      Fr.        C              R/R         6-0 195     Topeka, IN/Westview
                                                                                                                                                                           32.   Caleb.Brown.       Fr.        1B/P           L/L         6-1 185     Newark, OH/Granville
                                                                                                                                                                           33.   Taylor.Gibson.     Fr.        IF             R/R         5-8 145     Cumberland, IN/Mt. Vernon
                                                                                                                                                                           34.   Adam.Warning.      Fr.        P/OF           L/L         5-10 160    Ft. Wright, KY/Covington Catholic


                                                                                                                                                                           Head.Coach:.#21.Steve.Sakosits.
                                                                                                                                                                           Assistant.Coaches:.#27.Tyler.Lairson,.#15.Brandon.Pennington




                                                              Earlham Baseball 2011 • 12                                                                                                                               Earlham Baseball 2011 • 5
                                                Q & A with Coach Sakosits                                                                           Newcomers
                                                What.do.you.look.for.in.a.student-athlete?
                                                We»want»people»of»high»character»to»represent»our»program.»They»need»to»represent»our»school,»      Caleb Brown                                                Ryan Hayes                                              Zach Lee
                                                program»and»family»in»a»first-class»manner.»They»also»need»to»be»quality»students»who»want»to»                        Year: First-year                                           Year: First-year                                       Year: First-year
                                                                                                                                                                      Hometown: Newark, OH                                       Hometown: New Lebanon, OH                              Hometown: Lynn, IN
                                                be»as»successful»in»the»classroom»as»they»are»on»the»baseball»field.»As»a»player,»we»want»base-                                                                                                                                         High.School: Randolph Southern
                                                                                                                                                                      High.School: Granville                                     High.School: Dixie
                                                ball»guys.»A»baseball»guy»is»a»player»who»wants»to»come»early»and»stay»late»to»become»the»best»                       Height: 6-1                                                Height: 6-2                                            Height: 5-11
                                                player»he»can»be.»The»only»way»to»not»become»a»better»player»in»our»program»is»by»not»putting»                        Weight: 185                                                Weight: 260                                            Weight: 165
                                                                                                                                                                      Baseball.Achievements: Senior                              Baseball.Achievements: All-Ohio,                       Baseball.Achievements: 3-time
                                                forth»the»effort.                                                                                                     Co-Captain, 2nd Team All-MSL, All-                         all-area, all-league, DIII Ohio MVP                    all-county, 2-time all-conference and
                                                                                                                                                                      District Honorable Mention                                 senior year, junior year, all-area,                    2-time all-area
                                                What.are.the.goals.for.the.Earlham.baseball.program.on.the.field?.                                  Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Academics and a               all-league, had 30 HR, 148 RBI, most wins and innings   Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Playing baseball and
                                                Our»main»goal»is»to»put»ourselves»in»the»best»situation»to»win»every»game.»»We»also»want»to»        place to play baseball                                     pitched in school history                               getting a good education
                                                                                                                                                    Favorite.Movie: The Hangover                               Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Build a program and        Favorite.Movie: Gladiator
                                                continue»in»the»direction»we»are»heading»and»take»the»next»step»of»getting»into»the»Heartland»      Favorite.Musician: Young Money/Taylor Gang                 get a good education                                    Favorite.Team: Boston Red Sox
                                                Collegiate»Athletic»Conference»Tournament»and»beyond.»We»play»hard»and»work»hard»on»every»          Favorite.Team: Chicago Cubs                                Favorite.Movie: Major League Back to the Minors         Most.Memorable.Moment: Winning the first
                                                                                                                                                    Most.Memorable.Moment: Pitching a complete                 Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds                          regional game at Randolph Southern in school history
                                                play.»We»also»want»to»have»depth»at»every»position.                                                                                                                                                                    Major: Biology
                                                                                                                                                    game win against rival Newark Catholic to win the          Most.Memorable.Moment: Winning district in junior
                                                Are.academics.stressed.in.the.Earlham.baseball.program?                                             league                                                     year

                                                Earlham»is»one»of»the»top»liberal»arts»schools»in»the»Midwest»and»you»need»to»meet»high»
                                                                                                                                                    Major: Business and Nonprofit Management                   Major: Politics/ Business and Nonprofit Management      Andy McCoppin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Year: Sophomore
                                                standards»to»be»accepted.»As»a»student-athlete»becomes»a»part»of»our»program,»those»academic»       Mark Dye                                                   Steve Hornak                                                              Hometown: Middletown, OH
                                                expectations»do»not»change.»Our»program»GPA»goal»is»3.0»and»to»graduate»in»four»years.»We»                         Year: Sophomore                                             Year: First-year                                          High.School: Madison
                                                                                                                                                                   Hometown: Munster, IN                                       Hometown: Richmond, IN                                    Height: 6-1
                                                have»study»tables»for»any»player»who»needs»academic»assistance.»Each»player»also»has»class»syl-                    High.School: Munster                                        High.School: Seton                                        Weight: 227
                                                labus»checks»and»academic»meetings»with»coaches»to»make»sure»they»are»having»success»in»the»                       Height: 5-11                                                Height: 5-10                                              Baseball.Achievements: 1st team
                                                                                                                                                                   Weight: 165                                                 Weight: 180                                               all-state, Mizuno Top 80
                                                classroom.»We»have»time»management»sheets»that»are»due»every»week,»so»our»players»know»                            Baseball.Achievements: 1st Team                             Baseball.Achievements: Captain                            Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham:
                                                exactly»what»they»have»to»do.                                                                                      All Conference, 1st Team Academic All                       junior and senior year, “Mr. Hustle”    Masters of Arts in Teaching
                                                                                                                                                                   Conference                                                  Award.                                  Favorite.Movie: Shawshank Redemption
                                                Do.you.take.a.spring.trip?.                                                                         Favorite.Movie: Rolling Kansas                             Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Baseball and aca-          Favorite.Musician: Weezer
                                                                                                                                                    Favorite.Musician: Hail the Villain                        demics and the small school environment                 Favorite.Team: St. Louis Cardinals
                                                Yes,»we»spend»spring»break»in»Ft.»Pierce,»Fla.»It»is»also»our»hope»to»play»some»games»on»the»way»
                                                                                                                                                    Favorite.Team: Chicago White Sox                           Favorite.Movie: Spaceballs                              Most.Memorable.Moment: Pitching and winning
                                                to»Florida»and»on»the»way»back.»We»do»not»miss»class»time»during»this»trip»and»it’s»a»great»way»    Most.Memorable.Moment: Playing in West Virginia            Favorite.Musician: Queen                                the game in my coaches 200 career win
                                                for»us»to»begin»our»season»and»prepare»for»our»contests»against»our»HCAC»foes.                      with Hammond Post 168                                      Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds                          Major: History
                                                                                                                                                    Major: History                                             Most.Memorable.Moment: Sectionals my senior year

What others say about Head Coach Steve Sakosits:                                                                                                    Jake Elmlinger
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Major: Biochemistry                                     Ryan McCray
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Year: First-year
“I’m»really»excited»for»Steve.»Many»of»the»qualities»he»is»showing»as»a»young»coach»were»apparent»in»his»years»at»Xavier.»As»a»captain»in»his»                       Year: First-year                          T.J. Ilhardt                                                              Hometown: Lexington, KY
                                                                                                                                                                     Hometown: Hamilton, OH                                      Year: First-year                                        High.School: Henry Clay
senior»year»at»Xavier,»Steve»embodied»everything»you»want»in»a»player.»He»was»a»leader»on»and»off»the»field»and»was»a»great»role»model»for»his»
                                                                                                                                                                     High.School: Fairfield                                      Hometown: Sunman, IN                                    Height: 5-11
teammates.»He»is»a»hard»worker,»very»knowledgeable,»and»has»a»passion»for»the»game.»»His»drive»and»dedication»are»some»of»the»characteristics»                       Height: 5-10                                                High.School: East Central                               Weight: 175
that»are»going»to»make»him»a»successful»coach»and»role»model»for»his»players.”                                                                                       Weight: 174                                                 Height: 5-9                                             Baseball.Achievements: 2-time
                                                                                                                                                                     Baseball.Achievements: 1st team                             Weight: 170                                             All-City, All-State Honorable Men-
                                                                                    Scott.Googins,.Xavier.University,.Head.Baseball.Coach                            All Greater Miami Conference, Mizuno                        Baseball.Achievements: Varsity                          tion, 2-Time East-West All Star, lead
                                                                                                                                                                     All-Ohio Team, Hamilton Journal 1st                         letterman, co-captain                 Lexington, KY in RBIs
“Earlham»is»very»fortunate»to»have»Steve»Sakosits»leading»its»baseball»program.»Coach»Sakosits»is»a»tireless»worker»and»will»do»a»tremendous»       Team, Cincinnati Enquirer Honorable Mention, Fairfield’s                     Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham:          Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: 5th year Master’s in
                                                                                                                                                    best pitcher award                                         Great opportunities the College offers                  Education Program
job»developing»his»players»both»on»and»off»the»field.”                                                                                              Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Small class sizes                                                                     Favorite.Movie: Blow
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Favorite.Movie: Forrest Gump
                                                                                                                                                    Favorite.Musician: Parkway Drive                           Favorite.Musician: Creedence Clearwater Revival         Favorite.Musician: Taylor Gang/The Doors
                                                                             Dan.Simonds,.Miami.(Ohio).University,.Head.Baseball.Coach
                                                                                                                                                    Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds                             Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds                          Favorite.Team: University of Kentucky basketball
“I»had»the»privilege»of»working»with»Coach»Sakosits»as»a»student-athlete»at»Xavier»University.»»Steve»took»great»care»in»his»approach»to»the»       Major: Biology                                             Most.Memorable.Moment: Last high school game,           Most.Memorable.Moment: Robbing a homerun
                                                                                                                                                                                                               almost pulling off a huge upset                         from Kentucky’s Mr. Baseball to keep the lead in the
game.»Steve»was»not»only»very»coachable»but»always»wanted»to»learn»the»concepts»behind»the»workouts.»You»could»tell»he»was»doing»every-                                                                                                                                regional semifinals
                                                                                                                                                    Taylor Gibson                                              Major: Undecided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Major: History
thing»he»could»to»be»successful»not»only»as»an»athlete»but»also»as»a»coach.»His»dedication»and»leadership»helped»a»new»coaching»staff»lay»the»                      Year: First-year
foundation»for»a»successful»program»at»Xavier»University.»I»have»the»utmost»respect»for»Coach»Sakosits»and»I»am»certain»he»will»lead»Earlham»                       Hometown: Cumberland, IN                   Logan Kunkel
                                                                                                                                                                    High.School: Mt. Vernon                                   Year: First-year
baseball»to»new»heights!”                                                                                                                                           Height: 5-8                                               Hometown: Oxford, OH
                                                                                                                                                                    Weight: 145                                               High.School: Talawanda
                                                            Chris.Rounds,.University.of.Arizona,.Head.Strength.and.Conditioning.Coach
                                                                                                                                                                    Baseball.Achievements: 2-time                             Height: 6-0
“Steve»is»one»of»the»hardest»working»young»coaches»in»the»game»of»baseball.»He»is»constantly»seeking»and»looking»for»ways»to»learn»as»much»                         all-conference, 2-time All-Hancock                        Weight: 185
                                                                                                                                                                    County, All-East team                                     Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: I
as»possible»in»all»realms»of»the»game.»Hard»work»clearly»defines»him»and»directly»relates»to»his»success»on»the»baseball»field»and»in»life.»I»am»   Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: A chance to play                             wanted to be a part of the baseball
truly»blessed»to»have»had»the»opportunity»to»coach»Steve»when»he»was»in»college»and»to»continue»working»with»him»and»helping»him»grow»into»         right away                                                                program
                                                                                                                                                    Favorite.Movie: Major League                               Favorite.Movie: Scarface
an»outstanding»coach.”                                                                                                                              Favorite.Musicians: Darius Rucker and Brad Paisley         Favorite.Musician: Shinedown
                                                                                                                                                    Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds                             Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds
                                                          Tracy.Prosser,.University.of.Central.Florida,.Strength.and.Conditioning.Coach             Major: Business and Nonprofit Management                   Major: Undecided




                                                          Earlham Baseball 2011 • 6                                                                                                                                     Earlham Baseball 2011 • 11
Returning Players                                                                                                                                                                                    Head Coach Steve Sakosits
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Steve»Sakosits»became»the»Earlham»College»head»coach»in»the»summer»of»2010»after»two»years»as»an»as-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     sistant»under»John»Cate,»who»was»in»charge»of»the»Quakers»for»the»past»two»seasons.
Justin Broach                                                                     Chris Tillery
                     Year: Sophomore                                                                      Year: Sophomore                                                                            Prior»to»coming»to»Earlham,»Sakosits»was»at»Defiance»College»for»two»years.»He»had»been»named»Interim»
                     Hometown: Centerville, OH                                                            Hometown: Carmel, IN                                                                       Head»Coach»at»Defiance,»while»also»being»responsible»for»working»with»pitching»staff,»hitters»and»outfielders.
                     High.School: Centerville                                                             High.School: Carmel
                     Height: 6-3                                                                          Height: 5-8                                                                                Sakosits»also»coordinated»the»Yellow»Jackets»recruiting»efforts»as»well»as»functioning»as»the»Baseball»
                     Weight: 205                                                                          Weight: 190                                                                                Strength»and»Conditioning»Coach.»Sakosits»coached»10»All-HCAC»performers,»including»the»2007»HCAC»
                     Earlham.Baseball.Achievements: 2010: Had 12                                          Earlham.Baseball.Achievements: 2010: Played in 32                                          Freshman»of»the»year.
                     appearances on the mound with four starts                                            games with 29 starts
                     Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: It is a great school for                                Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: The small classrooms,                                         As»a»player»at»Xavier»University,»Sakosits»was»a»four-year»starter»in»the»outfield»and»on»the»mound»under»
                     chemistry and I have a chance to play baseball                                       the 1-on-1 attention with professors, my relationship                                      head»coaches»John»Morrey,»Dan»Simonds»and»Scott»Googins.
Favorite.Musician: Jason Mraz                                                     with the coaches, and it’s close to home
                                                                                  Favorite.Movie: Fight Club                                                                                         The»Red»Bank,»N.J.,»native»was»selected»as»a»team»captain»during»his»final»season»and»ended»his»career»
Favorite.Team: New York Yankees
Most.Memorable.Moment: Throwing a no-hitter in Earlham fall World Series          Favorite.Musician: Young Money                                                                                     ranked»fourth»all-time»among»Xavier»pitchers»in»appearances»and»saves.
Major: Chemistry                                                                  Favorite.Team: Chicago Cubs                                                                                        Sakosits»led»the»team»in»saves»during»his»senior»year,»was»second»in»the»Atlantic»10»Conference»in»ERA»(1.78)»
                                                                                  Most.Memorable.Moment: Playing for the Portland Rockets over the summer
                                                                                  last year and having one of the best summers of my life playing baseball                                           and»opponent»batting»average»(.207)»as»a»junior»and»was»fourth»on»the»roster»in»RBIs»as»a»sophomore.
                                                                                  Major: Business and Nonprofit Management                                        Along»with»his»standout»career»on»the»playing»field,»Sakosits»has»plenty»of»coaching»experience,»as»he»has»worked»as»an»instructor»at»baseball»
Nate Chandler                                                                                                                                                     camps»for»Xavier,»the»New»Jersey»Colts,»The»Baseball»Factory,»the»TPX»Top»96»Showcases»and»the»All-American»Baseball»Academy.
                     Year: Sophomore
                     Hometown: Austin, IN                                                                                                                         Sakosits»received»his»Bachelor’s»Degree»in»Criminal»Justice»and»a»Master’s»of»Education,»Sports»Science»from»Defiance.»
                     High.School: Austin                                          Ross Yoho
                     Height: 5-11                                                                      Year: Sophomore
                     Weight: 185
                     Earlham.Baseball.Achievements: 2010: Played in 21
                                                                                                       Hometown: Plainfield, IN
                                                                                                       High.School: Plainfield                                                                    Assistant Coach Tyler Lairson
                     games and had a homer and four stolen bases                                       Height: 5-11                                                                               Tyler»Lairson»joins»the»Earlham»College»staff»after»serving»as»the»head»coach»of»the»Richmond»RiverRats»of»the»
                     Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Coaching staff                                       Weight: 180                                                                                Prospect»League.»In»two»years»with»the»RiverRats,»Lairson»had»eight»all-stars,»a»league»Most»Valuable»Player»
                     Favorite.Movie: Jurassic Park                                                     Earlham.Baseball.Achievements: 2010: Played in 33                                          and»a»Hitter»of»the»Year.»
Favorite.Musician: Metallica                                                                           games and led the Quakers in homers with three as he
                                                                                                       knocked in 13 runs                                                                         During»the»2009-10»school»year,»Lairson»was»at»Rend»Lake»College»in»Illinois.»He»worked»with»the»hitters,»
Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds
                                                                                                       Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Academics and                                                 infielders,»outfielders»and»helped»with»the»strength»and»conditioning»program.»
Most.Memorable.Moment: Winning regional my junior year                                                 baseball
Major: History                                                                    Favorite.Movie: Sandlot                                                                                         As»a»four-year»player»at»Southern»Illinois»University,»the»business»major»garnered»the»Abe»Martin»Award»in»2008»
                                                                                  Favorite.Musician: Young Money                                                                                  capping»his»career»by»hitting».302»overall»and».382»in»the»Missouri»Valley»Conference»as»a»senior.
                                                                                  Favorite.Team: Tampa Bay Rays
                                                                                                                                                                                                  After»college,»Lairson»continued»his»playing»career»with»the»Southern»Illinois»Miners»of»the»Frontier»League»in»
Tyler Schroeder                                                                   Most.Memorable.Moment: Winning the national tourney CABA with the
                                                                                  Indiana Bulls                                                                                                   2008.»The»Richmond»native»hit»a»home»run»in»his»first»at»bat»and»knocked»in»three»runs»in»his»first»game.
                       Year: Junior
                                                                                  Major: Business and Nonprofit Management
                       Hometown: Richmond, IN
                       High.School: Richmond
                       Height: 5-11                                                                                                                                                               Assistant Coach Brandon Pennington
                       Weight: 155                                                                                                                                                                Brandon»Pennington»begins»his»first»year»as»an»assistant»coach»with»the»Earlham»College»baseball»program»
                       Earlham.Baseball.Achievements: 2009: EC                                                                                                                                    after»serving»as»the»head»coach»at»Cambridge»City»Lincoln»for»the»last»10»years.
                       Newcomer of the Year, EC Co-Defensive Player of the
                       Year; 2010: EC Defensive Player of the Year                                                                                                                                Lincoln»was»ranked»No.»1»in»Indiana»(2A)»during»2010,»while»the»Golden»Eagles»posted»a»school»record»22»
                       Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: To get a good                                                                                                                                 victories.»Pennington»was»named»the»Co-Coach»of»the»year»by»the»Indiana»Baseball»Coaches»Association»for»
education and to play baseball on the side and a bonus with Earlham being close
to home.                                                                                                                                                                                          District»H.
Favorite.Movie: The Sandlot/Forgetting Sarah Marshall                                                                                                                                             In»his»10»seasons»at»Lincoln,»the»Golden»Eagles»won»129»games,»while»winning»a»pair»of»Tri-Eastern»Conference»
Favorite.Musician: Coheed and Cambria                                                                                                                                                             championships,»two»Wapahani»Invitational»championships»and»an»Eastern»Indiana»Invitational»championship.
Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds
Most.Memorable.Moment: Staying in hotels with the team during                                                                                                     Pennington»is»a»1996»graduate»of»Lincoln.»He»graduated»with»honors»from»Ball»State»University»earning»a»Bachelor’s»degree»in»Secondary»
tournaments when I was younger                                                                                                                                    Education»in»2000.
Major: Psychology
                                                                                                                                                                  As»a»player»in»high»school,»Pennington»was»a»3-year»letter»winner»at»Lincoln.»He»was»a»starter»on»the»1994»team»that»won»the»TEC»title»and»
                                                                                                                                                                  Lincoln’s»only»baseball»sectional»championship.»He»was»All-TEC»in»1996.




                                                                   Earlham Baseball 2011 • 10                                                                                                                                Earlham Baseball 2011 • 7
Season Preview                                                                                                                                                         Seniors
Steve Sakosits takes over the Earlham College baseball program after serv-           Infielder Ross Yoho, outfielder Chris Tillery, pitcher Justin Broach and
ing two seasons with the Quakers under the tutelage of Indiana Baseball              catcher Nate Chandler are the sophomores back from last spring.                   Andrew Morrical
Hall of Fame coach John Cate.                                                        “They are a good group and they need to come through,” Sakosits said.                                    Hometown: Summitville, IN
“I was able to help lay the ground work for the way we wanted to estab-              “Even though we don’t have a lot of them, all of the returning guys need                                 High.School: Madison-Grant
lish the program,” Sakosits said.                                                    to show the younger guys how we do things here because we’re going to
                                                                                     have a lot of them playing early in the season.”                                                         Height: 6-0
This year’s roster has 25 players, which is 11 more than last spring.
                                                                                     Infielder Andy McCoppin and pitcher-outfielder Mark Dye are sophomores                                   Weight: 190
“I’m excited for the prospects of the season,” Sakosits said of making the
transition to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference from the North            joining the squad as transfers this season, while there are 16 first-years.                              Earlham.College.Achievements:
Coast Athletic Conference.                                                           “They need to do whatever they can to help us win games,” Sakosits said.                                 2008: All-NCAC Honorable Mention, EC Newcomer of the Year;
“We’ve got people in places, who are going to help us,” the New Jersey               “They had 15 games of experience in the fall, so I no longer consider them                               2009: All-NCAC Second Team, EC Offensive Player of the Year.
native added. “I believe we can compete for one of the four post-season              first-years.”                                                                                            2010: Batted .304 and led EC in doubles with 10.
tournament spots in the HCAC. Our goal is to go into the final weekend               “They understand what our practices are like and they know how to pre-                                   Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Unique opportunity
with a chance to play for something. We’re going to have to go out there             pare themselves for a game,” Sakosits added. “It’s just a matter of going                                Earlham provides as a stepping stone to the MAT program
with our best guys in order for us to do something in the conference.”               out and doing things on the field.”
                                                                                                                                                                       Favorite.Movie: Anchorman
A pair of seniors, pitcher Adam Painter and outfielder Andrew Morrical, are          The first-years are outfielder Logan Kunkel, catcher Zach Stanforth, pitcher
expected to lead the Quakers.                                                        Zach Lee, catcher Ryan McCray, infielder Ted Williams, infielder Chance Von       Favorite.Musician: Breaking Benjamin
“We are going to go as far as those two will help us go.” Sakosits said.             Holle, outfielder Steve Hornak, pitcher Jake Elmlinger, pitcher T. J. Plummer,    Favorite.Team: Cincinnati Reds
“Painter needs to be the guy who wants the ball every conference week-               infielder T. J. Ilhardt, infielder Ryan Hayes, pitcher-infielder Colton Miller,   Most.Memorable.Moment: White team winning the Earlham World Series last fall
end. He’s got some interest from the pros, so he’s going to have to have a           catcher Chris Miller, pitcher-infielder Caleb Brown, infielder Taylor Gibson
                                                                                     and pitcher-outfielder Adam Warning.                                              Major: Mathematics
huge year to help our team go where we want to go.”
“It’s the same with Andrew Morrical. He needs to be a guy who will lead              Earlham begins the season with a single game at Centre College on                 Andrew Morrical Career Statistics
                                                                                     Sunday, Feb. 27. After visits to Berea College and Spalding University for        Year.         Avg..   GP-GS.    AB.    R.    H.      2B.      3B.     HR.      RBI.   BB.   SB-ATT
us,” Sakosits went on to say. “He needs to be on base, steal bases and he                                                                                              2008.         .364    40-40     140    35    51      11       2       6        29     9     15-19
needs to drive in runs when he has the opportunity.”                                 doubleheaders on March 5-6, the Quakers head to Florida for five con-
                                                                                                                                                                       2009.         .369    35-35     130    29    48      14       2       2        38     16    5-6
                                                                                     tests. As the Quakers return from the Florida trip, they face Johnson Bible       2010.         .304    34-34     115    25    35      10       0       2        15     13    11-16
Outfielder Tyler Schroeder is the only junior on the squad. Along with               College in a doubleheader on March 18.                                            TOTAL.        .348    109-109   385    89    134     35       4       10       82     38    31-41
Painter and Morrical, Schroeder played for the Richmond RiverRats last
summer in the Prospect League that uses wood bats.                                   The Quakers are scheduled to start play in the HCAC with a three-game
                                                                                     series at Franklin College on March 25-26. Finally after 16 contests, the
“Tyler needs to come into his own,” Sakosits said. “He’s played almost
every game since he’s been here. He needs to have a breakout year.”
                                                                                     Quakers have their home opener at McBride Stadium with a twinbill                                           Adam Painter
                                                                                     against Cincinnati Christian University on March 30.                                                      Hometown: Ft. Wayne, IN
                                                                                                                                                                                               High.School: Snider
                                                                                                                                                                                               Height: 6-6
Pitching                                               Catching                                               Outfield                                                                         Weight: 200
Painter and Broach are expected to lead the            Chandler is the most experienced backstop for the      Morrical is expected to be in rightfield and Schro-
pitching staff, but some of the first-years must       Quakers with McCray, Stanforth and Chris Miller        eder in centerfield.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Earlham.College.Achievements:
contribute early in the season.                        expected to get some time as well.                                                                                                      2008: EC Pitcher of the Year;
                                                                                                              “Talent-wise we are the deepest in the outfield,”
“We have some first-year guys who have some            “We’ve got some options, which is good because         Sakosits said.
                                                                                                                                                                                               2009: All-NCAC Second Team, EC Pitcher of the Year.
talent, but that can only take you so far,” Sakosits   in a 40-game season you will use a lot of guys                                                                                          2010: All-NCAC Honorable Mention, EC Pitcher of the Year
                                                                                                              Tillery along with newcomers Kunkel, Dye, Warn-
said. “Who is going to step up? That’s why our         behind the dish,” Sakosits said.                       ing and Hornak will also see some time in the                                    Reason.for.Choosing.Earlham: Being able to play
early season trips are going to be important.”                                                                outfield.                                                                        baseball at a school with great academics.
                                                       Infield
Lee, Dye, Elmlinger, Plummer, Brown, Warning                                                                  “We have three guys with experience, so we’re            Favorite.Movie: Major League
                                                       Yoho, Williams and Gibson solidified their spots in
and Colton Miller will be on the mound for the                                                                really deep in the outfield,” Sakosits said.
Quakers.
                                                       the infield during the fall at third base, shortstop                                                            Favorite.Band/Musician: Something Corporate
                                                       and second base.
“If the pitching staff can keep us in games by                                                                Designated Hitter                                        Favorite.Food: Italian
                                                       “What is nice is that we feel we are getting closer
being competitive and going after the hitters, then                                                           Sakosits isn’t sure who will get time in the lineup      Favorite.Baseball.Team: Cleveland Indians
                                                       to the point where we are two-deep at every posi-      as the designated hitter, but he has an obvious
we will be successful.” Sakosits said.                                                                                                                                 Most.memorable.moment.in.your.baseball.career: Playing first base and
                                                       tion,” Sakosits said.                                  solution.
                                                       Sakosits is expecting to use Brown, McCoppin,                                                                   winning state championship game in high school, striking out the side in a game with the Richmond RiverRats.
                                                                                                              “We have several options depending on what we
                                                       Hayes, Colton Miller and Chris Miller at first base    do with the outfield,” he said. “But if you hit, you     Adam Painter Career Statistics
                                                       with Ilhart and VonHolle backing up the other          will play.”                                              Year.         ERA.    W-L.      App.   GS.   CG.     SV.      IP.     H.       R.     ER.   BB.      SO
                                                       infield positions.                                                                                              2008.         5.47    3-6       12     9     5       0        52.2    81       48     32    15       28
                                                                                                                                                                       2009.         4.55    4-3       14     9     4       1        61.1    80       44     31    16       45
                                                                                                                                                                       2010.         4.37    5-6       13     12    6       0        70.0    94       50     34    22       52
                                                                                                                                                                       TOTAL.        4.74    12-15     39     30    15      1        184.0   255      142    97    53       125



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