Baseball

2018-2019 Baseball roster

2018-2019 St. Clair County Community College baseball team
2018-2019 St. Clair County Community College baseball team

Front row; Christopher Suriel, Noah Kielbas, Luc Sanderson, Sam Winston, Lawson Burnett, Elijah Perez, Kelvin Aracena, Devin Mayle, John Heffner, Nick Eggers and Tyler Holbrook. Second row; Brendan Peck, Eric Bezel, Cade Seiler, Nick Forsberg, Evan Miller, Quinten Dorner, Whitney Hughes, Ryan Korolden, Issac Raab, Bryce Reeves and Reece Dorner.
No.NamePositionHeightYearHigh school
2Lawson BurnettINF5'11"SOSt. Thomas Aquinas
4John HeffnerOF5'10"FRMemphis
5Nicholas ForsbergINF/P6’3”SOCroswell-Lexington
6Eric BezelP6'2"SOCenter Line
7Elijah PerezUTILITY5'10"SOGreater Lawrence Tech
8Tyler HolbrookINF/P5'11"FRCroswell-Lexington
9Brendan PeckOF6'0"SOL’Anse Creuse North
10Isaac RaabINF6'0"SOPort Huron Northern
11Reece DornerC6'0"SONorth Branch
12Kelvin AracenaINF5'11"SOLynn English
14Bryce ReevesINF6'0"FRPort Huron Northern
15Devin MayleOF5'10"FRFraser
16Luc SandersonC/P5'8"FRYale
17Noah KielbasP/OF6'0"FRLandmark Academy
19Cade SeilerP6'3"SOSandusky
21Whitney HughesC/INF6'4"FRYale
23Christopher SurielINF6'2"SOCampbell
24Ryan KoroldenP6'2"FRYale
28Quinten DornerP6'4"FRNorth Branch
32Evan MillerP6'7"SOAnchor Bay
34Sam WinstonC/INF5'11"FRSt. Clair
37Nick EggersOF5'9"FRCroswell-Lexington

HEAD COACH: Ryan Kottke
ASSISTANT COACHES: Phil Walby and Chase Younkin
VOLUNTEER ASSISTANTS: Nick Black and Justin LaForest
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: Dale R. Vos
COLEGE PRESIDENT: Dr. Deborah Snyder

Player profiles

#2 LAWSON BURNETT

Lawson Burnett

AGE: 22
HOMETOWN: London, Ontario
HIGH SCHOOL: St. Thomas Aquinas
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 5’11”
POSITION(S): Infield
HONORS: Four-year starter for varsity baseball team; Voted team most valuable player as a sophomore, junior and senior; Defensive Player of the Year for travel team as a freshman; won Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year award as a sophomore; Honor Roll sophomore year; All-Academic with  3.75 GPA at Cuyahoga CC

#4 JOHN HEFFNER

John Heffner

AGE: 20
HOMETOWN: Riley
HIGH SCHOOL: Memphis
YEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 5’10”
POSITION(S): Outfield
HONORS: TEC Honor Society; also played varsity soccer for four years

#5 NICHOLAS FORSBERG

Nick Forsberg

AGE: 19
HOMETOWN: Burtchville
HIGH SCHOOL: Croswell-Lexington
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 6’3”
POSITION(S): Infield and pitcher
HONORS: All-State Academic team; Blue Water Area Conference All-Academic team; Pioneer Award (four years of competing in tennis, powerlifting and baseball); played in the 2017 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#6 ERIC BEZEL

Eric Bezel

AGE: 20
HOMETOWN: Warren
HIGH SCHOOL: Center Line
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 6’2”
POSITION(S): Pitcher
HONORS: Three-year varsity baseball player

#7 ELIJAH PEREZ

AGE: 20
HOMETOWN: Lawrence, Massachussetts
HIGH SCHOOL: Greater Lawrence Tech
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 5’10”
POSITION(S): Utility
HONORS: Played in the 2016 CAC All-Star baseball game; also ran track in high school

#8 TYLER HOLBROOK

Tyler Holbrook

AGE: 18
HOMETOWN: Croswell
HIGH SCHOOL: Croswell-Lexington
YEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 5’11”
POSITION(S): Infield and pitcher
HONORS: Honor Roll; First Team All-Blue Water Area Conference 2018; Honorable Mention All-BWAC 2017; played in the 2018 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#9 BRENDAN PECK

Brendan Peck

AGE: 20
HOMETOWN: Chesterfield
HIGH SCHOOL: L’Anse Creuse North
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 6’0”
POSITION(S): Outfield

#10 ISAAC RAAB

Isaac Raab

AGE: 20
HOMETOWN: Fort Gratiot
HIGH SCHOOL: Port Huron Northern
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 6’0”
POSITION(S): Infield
HONORS: First Team All-Macomb Area Conference 2017; transfer from Grand Rapids CC; played in the 2017 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#11 REECE DORNER

Reece Dorner

AGE: 19
HOMETOWN: North Branch
HIGH SCHOOL: North Branch
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 6’0”
POSITION(S): Catcher
HONORS: First Team All-Tri-Valley Conference East in 2017; Honor Roll four years

#12 KELVIN ARACENA

Kelvin Aracena
Kelvin Aracena

AGE: 22
HOMETOWN: Lynn, Massachussetts
HIGH SCHOOL: Lynn English
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 5’10”
POSITION(S): Infield
HONORS: Honor Roll list as a junior and senior in high school

#14 BRYCE REEVES

Bryce Reeves

AGE: 19
HOMETOWN: Fort Gratiot
HIGH SCHOOL: Port Huron Northern
YEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 6’0”
POSITION(S): Infield
HONORS: Two-time defensive most valuable player award; Honorable Mention All-Macomb Area Conference Blue Division; MAC All-Academic Team three years; winner of the Port Huron Sports Hall of Fame John L. Heering, Jr. Scholarship; played in the 2018 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#15 DEVIN MAYLE

Devin Mayle

AGE: 19
HOMETOWN: St. Clair Shores
HIGH SCHOOL: Fraser
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 5’10”
POSITION(S): Outfield
HONORS: Honor Roll; also excelled in football and wrestling

#16 LUC SANDERSON

Luc Sanderson

AGE: 19
HOMETOWN: Brockway
HIGH SCHOOL: Yale
YEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 5’8”
POSITION(S): Catcher and pitcher
HONORS: Voted defensive player of the year for Yale varsity team in 2016; three-year varsity letter winner; Blue Water Area Conference All-Academic in 2016, 2017, 2018; First Team All-BWAC and All-District in 2016, 2017, 2018; played in the 2018 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#17 NOAH KIELBAS

Noah Kielbas

AGE: 18
HOMETOWN: Kimball
HIGH SCHOOL: Landmark Academy
YEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 6’0”
POSITION(S): Pitcher and outfield
HONORS: Captain award; Mr. Utility 2016; First Team All-Inner State Athletic Conference 2017; Leadership Award; Cy Young (pitcher award) 2017 and 2018; Silver Slugger award 2017 and 2018; team most valuable player 2018; ISAC most valuable player 2018; played in the 2018 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#19 CADE SEILER

Cade Seiler

AGE: 19
HOMETOWN: Sandusky
HIGH SCHOOL: Sandusky
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 6’3”
POSITION(S): Pitcher
HONORS: Honorable Mention All-Greater Thumb Conference East Division outfield 2016 and 2017; played in the 2017 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#21 WHITNEY HUGHES

Whitney Hughes

AGE: 18
HOMETOWN: Emmett
HIGH SCHOOL: Yale
YEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 6’4”
POSITION(S): Catcher and infield
HONORS: Blue Water Area Conference All-Academic Team; played in the 2018 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#23 CHRISTOPHER SURIEL

Christopher Suriel

AGE: 21
HOMETOWN: Smyrna, Georgia
HIGH SCHOOL: Campbell
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 6’2”
POSITION(S): Infield
HONORS: Honor Roll sophomore and junior year

#24 RYAN KOROLDEN

Ryan Korolden

AGE: 18
HOMETOWN: Yale
HIGH SCHOOL: Yale
YEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 6’2”
POSITION(S): Pitcher
HONORS: First Team All-Blue Water Area Conference in 2017 and 2018; First Team All-District 2017; BWAC All-Academic Team 2017 and 2018; played in the 2018 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#28 QUINTEN DORNER

Quinten Dorner

AGE: 18
HOMETOWN: North Branch
HIGH SCHOOL: North Branch
YEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 6’4”
POSITION(S): Pitcher
HONORS: Honor Roll

#32 EVAN MILLER

Evan Miller

AGE: 19
HOMETOWN: Chesterfield
HIGH SCHOOL: Anchor Bay
YEAR: Sophomore
HEIGHT: 6’7”
POSITION(S): Pitcher
HONORS: Summa Cum Laude; National Honor Society; Scholar Athlete Award; varsity letter in basketball and baseball; First Team All-State Academic for baseball and basketball; helped the Tars win the MAC Blue Division baseball title in 2016; played in the 2017 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#34 SAM WINSTON

Sam Winston

AGE: 20
HOMETOWN: St. Clair
HIGH SCHOOL: St. Clair
YEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 5’11”
POSITION(S): Catcher and infield
HONORS: First Team All-Macomb Area Conference in football and baseball; also played basketball; played in the 2017 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

#37 NICK EGGERS  

Nick Eggers

AGE: 19
HOMETOWN: Burtchville
HIGH SCHOOL: Croswell-Lexington
YEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 5’9”
POSITION(S): Outfield
HONORS: First Team All-Blue Water Area Conference 2017 and 2018; All-District Academic Team; four-year varsity award; 2018 Captains Award; played in the 2018 SC4 High School Senior All-Star baseball game

Baseball 2019 schedule

Date
Time
Opponent
Location
Result
March 410 a.m.Kankakee CCMyrtle Beach, SCLost: 3-13
March 510 a.m.Danville Area CCMyrtle Beach, SCLost: 6-15
March 512:30 p.m.Penn State DuBoisMyrtle Beach, SCWon: 6-1
March 610 a.m.Mercyhurst North EastMyrtle Beach, SCLost: 3-7
March 73 p.m.College of DuPageMyrtle Beach, SCSplit: 11-4, 2-5
March 151 p.m.Penn State Mont AltoMont Alto, PALost: 5-6, 3-8
March 161 p.m.Potomac State CollegeKeyser, WVLost: 2-25, 6-18
March 231 p.m.Lansing CC*Port HuronLost: 2-17, 1-17
March 252 p.m.Lansing CC*Lansing, MILost: 4-15, 5-9
March 264 p.m.Rochester College JV (9 innings)Port HuronWon: 11-6
March 292 p.m.Henry Ford College*Port HuronSplit: 4-2, 4-7
March 304 p.m.Henry FordDearborn, MISplit:5-7, 16-12
April 52 p.m.Mott CC*Port HuronLost: 4-9, 6-9
April 61 p.m.Mott CC*Flint, MILost: 8-9, 5-8
April 7TBACleary University JVPort HuronWon: 8-4, 12-0
April 122 p.m.Schoolcraft College*Livonia, MI
April 131 p.m.Schoolcraft College*Port Huron
April 201 p.m.Jackson College*Jackson, MI
April 232 p.m.Jackson College*Port Huron
April 262 p.m.Macomb CC*Warren, MI
April 271 p.m.Macomb CC*Port Huron
April 30TBANorthwood University JVMidland, MI
May 32 p.m.Delta College*Port Huron
May 41 p.m.Delta College*University Center, MI
May 8TBAMCCAA Tournament**Adrian, MI
May 14-17TBANJCAA Region XII Tournament**Sandusky, OH
May 25-June 1TBANJCAA National Championship **Enid, OK

Bold – Denotes home match played at Sanborn Park in Port Huron.
* – Denotes Michigan Community College Athletic Association Eastern Conference game
** – Must qualify to participate