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  • 1. Home Games are in bold* Denotes a Saint Louis IntercollegiateAthletic Conference game(DH) Denotes a doubleheader2/23/12 11:00 a.m. Washington University in St. Louis Memphis, TN2/24/12 11:00 a.m. Rhodes College (DH) Memphis, TN3/1/12 11:00 a.m. Buena Vista University Sauget, IL3/2/12 11:00 a.m. North Park University Sauget, IL3/2/12 2:00 p.m. Washington University in St. Louis Sauget, IL3/3/13 5:00 p.m. North Central College Sauget, IL3/10/13 6:00 p.m. EST Wheaton College (MA) Auberndale, FL3/11/13 2:00 p.m. EST SUNY-Cortland State Auburndale, FL3/12/13 3:00 p.m. EST Central College Winter Haven, FL3/14/13 3:30 p.m. EST St. Joseph’s College (ME) Winter Haven, FL3/15/13 12:00 p.m. EST Marietta College North Charlotte, FL3/16/13 1:30 p.m. EST Augustana College (IL) Winter Haven, FL3/23/13 1:00 p.m. MacMurray College (DH)* Jacksonville, IL3/24/13 12:00 p.m. MacMurray College * Sauget, IL3/27/13 1:00 p.m. Westminster College (MO)* (DH) Fulton, MO3/29/13 1:00 p.m. Eureka College* Sauget, IL3/30/13 3:00 p.m. Eureka College* (DH) Sauget, IL4/2/13 7:00 p.m. Westminster College (MO)* Fulton, MO4/6/13 12:00 p.m. Washington University in St. Louis (DH) Clayton, MO4/9/13 5:00 p.m. Greenville College* (DH) Sauget, IL4/13/13 2:00 p.m. Blackburn College* Carlinville, IL4/14/13 2:00 p.m. Blackburn College* (DH) Sauget, IL4/17/13 6:00 p.m. Greenville College* Greenville, IL4/20/13 1:00 p.m. Fontbonne University* Clayton, MO4/21/13 4:00 p.m. Fontbonne University* (DH) Sauget, IL4/27/13 12:00 p.m. Spalding University (Ky)* (DH) Louisvuille, KY4/28/13 12:00 p.m. Spalding University (ky)* Louisville, KY5/1/13 6:00 p.m. Illinois State University Normal, IL5/3/13 7:00 p.m. Principia College* Sauget, IL5/4/13 4:00 p.m. Principia College* (DH) Elsah, IL5/9-11/2013 TBD SLIAC Tournament Highland, IL5/15-19/2013 TBD NCAA Regional Tournament TBD5/24-28/2013 TBD College World Series Appleton, WIM e d i a G u i d eM e d i a G u i d eM e d i a G u i d eWebster University BaseballWebster University BaseballWebster University BaseballG O R L O K S2013
  • 2. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 652013Go Kaz!Good Luck Webster Gorloks
  • 3. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 64Innovative. Comprehensive. Fresh.Resourceful. Respected. Local. Global. Theresno one way to view Webster University.The school – founded on the principleof providing a higher education to those whomight not possess the opportunity to obtain one– today operates as a private, nonprofit,accredited university offering undergraduate andgraduate education. The home campus islocated in Webster Groves, Mo., a picturesque suburb of St. Louis. The university certainlyhas grown since it was established in 1915 and now includes more than 100 campuslocations throughout the United States and across the globe.Its created a unique educational environment at Webster, blending theconveniences of a small university with the opportunities of a large one. Webster isdedicated to academic excellence, innovation in higher education, meeting students needsin an ever-changing world and incorporating an international perspective throughout thecurriculum. Students can choose from programs in the schools of business and technology,communications or education; or select majors in the colleges of fine arts or arts andsciences. They can study in the U.S., Austria, China, Great Britain, the Netherlands,Switzerland and Thailand. Its all a part of the Webster experience. Currently the universityenrolls about 22,000 students around the globe who range from traditional college-agestudents to adult learners. They represent more than 100 nationalities.A History of Webster UniversityThe Webster University of the 21st century retains the same pioneering spiritenvisioned by its founders in the early 20th century - a spirit of academic innovation which,for almost 90 years, has not wavered. Webster University traces its roots to 1812, with thefounding of the Sisters of Loretto, one of the first religious communities of women in theUnited States. Pursuing a mission of education, the women moved westward from Kentucky,founding schools as they went.On November 1, 1915, the cornerstone was laid for a building in Webster Groves,Missouri, which would house one of the first Catholic womens colleges west of theMississippi. Loretto College, as it was named, opened with a student body of five and wasstaffed by eight Sisters of Loretto. At a time when higher education for women was notgenerally available, Loretto College was considered progressive. The College awarded itsfirst degrees, in 1919, to a graduating class of two. In 1924, Loretto College was renamedWebster College, and the following year, Webster was accredited by the North CentralAssociation of Colleges and Secondary Schools. With the depressed economy of the 1930s,Webster struggled, but the 40s and 50s were decades of gradual growth at Webster, both inthe physical dimensions of the campus and in the number of students. During the 1960s,Webster College made changes which would dramatically alter its course through the latterhalf of the century. In 1962, the school enrolled its first male students. Two men attended thefirst year and were allowed to take only a few classes in the arts.ABOUT WEBSTER UNIVERSITY2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 1
  • 4. WEBSTER UNIVERSITY HISTORYBy 1968, the College was fully coeducational. The College began the Master of Artsin Teaching program in 1963 on a grant from the Ford Foundation. Designed for workingteachers, the M.A.T. was Websters first venture in offering evening classes to fulltimeprofessionals. Finding it increasingly difficult to finance the College from internal resources, in1967 the Sisters of Loretto transferred ownership of the school to a lay board of directors.In 1966, the College offered courses outside St. Louis for the first time in the KansasCity area. In 1973, Webster established its Master of Arts program. Modeled after the M.A.T., itwas designed to meet the needs of working professionals in management and service-relatedfields. The format of intensive nine-week courses, the scheduling of classes for theconvenience of working individuals, and the use of practicing professionals as instructorsanswered the educational needs of adult learners - a group then not widely represented oncollege campuses.In 1974, attracted by Websters response to adult learners, the Department ofDefense invited Webster to open its first M.A. extended campus program at Fort Sheridan inChicago. Expanding its outreach, the University now offers programs to students at 95 sites inthe United States, including 32 metropolitan campuses, 21 corporate sites and 42 militarylocations. Webster University instituted its first European campus in Geneva, Switzerland in1978. The Universitys flexible, American-style higher education attracted not only Americans,but students of many other nationalities as well. The success of the Geneva experienceprompted the University to establish three additional European campuses - in Vienna, Austria;Leiden, the Netherlands; and London, England. Campuses have also been established inHamilton, Bermuda, Shanghai, China; and Cha-am, Thailand. Renamed Webster University in1983 to reflect the schools dynamic evolution from a small womens liberal arts college to acomprehensive, international university, the institution continues its innovative leadership inhigher education.Today, Webster University has expanded the breadth of its offerings with the creationof the School of Business and Technology, the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, the Schoolof Education and the College of Arts and Sciences. Its 47-acre campus in suburban St. Louis,Missouri, serving the educational needs of more than 7,250 students, is the world headquarterof this dynamic, international university. Current enrollment worldwide is over 20,000 andalumni from all locations now total more than 101,000.Though Webster Universitys 90-year evolution has been dramatic, many constantsremain. Websters small classes provide students with the attention and interaction whichencourage both academic growth and personal development. The University responds to thediverse needs of students by designing and structuring programs that serve the individual, andensure that each students education is a successful blend of theoretical and practicalknowledge. The University maintains excellence in teaching as its primary purpose, and selectsfor its faculty those professionals who share in its belief that teaching is the foundation of astudent-centered academic environment. Today, Webster University is a dynamic,independent, multi campus, international university providing quality educational programs todiverse constituents, including adult learners, young traditional-aged students, corporate andmilitary personnel, and international students.2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 2 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 63
  • 5. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 62DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICSTom Hart, Director of AthleticsWebster Universitys Tom Hart enters his 21styear at the Webster Groves campus and his 18th yearas Director of Athletics. One of only six individuals evernamed SLIAC Coach Of The Year in two separatesports (Golf, Basketball), Hart has helped lead theGorloks athletics transformation into a top program inthe SLIAC, and one that is competitive regionally andnationally in the NCAA III.Since his appointment as AD in 1994, Webster University has totaled 43NCAA appearances, and 43 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles. In2010-11, the Gorloks captured their 11th SLIAC All-Sports Award, and theirseventh straight, with four teams advancing to NCAA Championship play.During this stretch the Gorloks have also excelled in the classroom. In2010/11 there were 52 student athletes from Webster named SLIAC Academic AllConference. These students had a GPA over 3.5 and helped the departmentmaintain a 3.22 overall GPA last year. In addition to accumulating solid grades,student-athletes at Webster also graduate at a rate 10% above the average of thestudent body.Some of Harts more recent accomplishments include overseeingconstruction of a state of the art trophy case in 2004 that recognizes studentachievement. Hart initiated the redevelopment of the Webster University mascot,"The Gorlok", to be used by the Athletic Department. The department added anindependent website, which recently underwent an upgrade and redesign. UnderHarts guidance, student athletes at Webster have additional help in the trainingroom with two certified athletic trainers and a dedicated strength and conditioningcoach.Hart has served on many committees during his tenure at WU, includingthe chairing the NCAA III Mens Basketball Committee. Hart has served asPresident of the Webster Groves /Shrewsbury Chamber of Commerce and on theexecutive board of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.Prior to his time at Webster, Hart was an assistant basketball coach,coaching professional basketball in the Continental Basketball Association withthe Rockford (IL) Lightning. Hart also served as head mens basketball coach atUlster County Community College and as an assistant at United StatesInternational University (NCAA Division I).A native of Utica, New York, Hart graduated from New Hartford HighSchool in 1979. He attended Niagara University and earned a bachelors degreein physical education in 1983. Hart earned his masters degree from United StatesInternational University (San Diego) in Psychology 1985. He is currently workingon his Doctorate in Management at Webster University.For the past 16 years Hart has served Webster as an adjunct facultymember. Currently he teaches a freshman seminar each fall entitled BruceSpringsteens America. He has also taught a learning strategies class.Hart and his wife Debbie reside in St. Louis City with their two wonderfulchildren, Abby (10) and Joshua (8).week courses, the scheduling of classes for theconvenience of working individuals, and the use of practicing professionals as instructorsthe United States, including 32 metropolitan campuses, 21 corporate sites and 42 militaryensure that each students education is a successful blend of theoretical and practical2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 3
  • 6. Merry Graf – Director of Compliance/Head Volleyball CoachMerry Graf completed her 12th season as the headwomens volleyball coach at Webster University in 2012.The Gorloks were the SLIAC Co-Champions and won the SLIACTournament, advancing to the NCAA Division III Championshipsfor the sixth time, all under Grafs guidance. In 2012, the teamwent 15-1 in conference and finished 24-10 overall on the season.Coach Graf was named the SLIAC 2012 Coach of theYear, her second straight nod and her fourth time receiving thehonor. Graf was also SLIAC Coach of the Year in 2005 and2007. Her record in the SLIAC is a stellar 152-23 and her career record overall at Webster is239-128. She has coached 52 SLIAC All-Conference players and six SLIAC Newcomers ofthe Year.Prior to Webster, Graf spent five seasons as the head volleyball coach at the St.Louis College of Pharmacy. Graf has coached high school and USA Juniors volleyball teamsin the area as well.She graduated from Millikin University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree inCommunications and has a Masters of Education in Kinesiology from Southern IllinoisUniversity at Edwardsville. She is also a USA Volleyball Coaching Accreditation Program(CAP) Level II Coach. Graf was a standout collegiate athlete in softball and volleyball, earningthe Millikin Universitys Best Blocker Award and setting a record for most hits, going 5-5 in asoftball game.WEBSTER ATHLETIC STAFF2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 4Niel DeVasto – Sports Information DirectorNiel DeVasto enters his third year as SportsInformation Director at Webster University. He was the first full-time dedicated SID in the programs 25-year history. DeVastoplayed a key role in creating athletics at Webster, firstsubmitting the original proposal for the program in 1984 andthen serving as AD from 1984-88. During his term as AD,DeVasto oversaw the admission of the Gorloks into the NCAA.DeVasto served the University in undergraduateadmissions for 29 years, the last 13 as Director. While in admissions he had a hand inmarketing, publications, and copy writing, and brings that experience to sportsinformation. DeVasto also served four years as United Way Co-Chairman for theUniversity and 10 years on the Executive Board of the Missouri Association for CollegeAdmission Counseling (MOACAC), including four as treasurer.He and his wife Ellen have three children: Dominic, a midfielder for theGorloks the past three seasons, Daniel, a freshman at Webster in 2011, and Erin,a senior at Bishop DuBourg High School, where she is a three-sport athlete.2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 61Thank You forEverything Mom andDad.Love You.
  • 7. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 60WEBSTER ATHLETIC STAFF2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 5Martin Fields – Head Athletic TrainerMartin Fields has been the athletic trainer atWebster University since 2002. as Athletic Trainer,Martin works with the athletes for care, prevention, andrehabilitation of athletic injuries.Previous to his work at Webster, Martinworked as Athletic Trainer at St. Louis area highschools. He also worked for SSM Rehab, treatingpatients with neuromuscular issues resulting frominjuries such as strokes, heart attacks and caraccidents.Additional experience includes work in Industrial rehab, preparing injuredworkers to return to the workforce. Martin graduated from the University of Missouri with aBachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. Favorite quote: “You can’t get ahead if you aretying to get even.” – Lou HoltzJenni fer Popken– Athletic Training ServicesCoordinatorWebster Athletics welcomes JenniferPopken to the Gorlok family this year. Popkenis a graduate of Delta State University inMississippi where she received her Master ofExercise Science degree.While at Delta State, Popken workedwith their regionally ranked football team,NCAA II National Champions in 2010 andNCAA II Regional Semifinalists in 2011. Popken also worked with theDelta State softball team.She completed her undergraduate work at Coe College in CedarRapids, Iowa. At Coe, Popken was involved with a numerous campusactivities and is excited to be back in the Division III arena “where I cancontinue to foster personal and professional growth.” She enjoys stayingactive and being outdoors.Her hobbies include sand volleyball, running, biking, hiking,canoeing, kayaking, and anything that “screams adventure.”
  • 8. Matt Saitz—Strength and Conditioning CoachMatt Saitz is entering his first year as Head Strength andConditioning Coach for Webster University Athletics.Prior to coming to Webster, Matt served as theAssistant Minor League Strength and ConditioningCoordinator for the Atlanta Braves Professional BaseballOrganization from 2008-2011. While with the Braves,Matt was responsible for designing, implementing, andoverseeing the strength and conditioning protocols for allsix Atlanta Braves Minor League Affiliates.He received a bachelor of science degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies,with an emphasis in Health and Wellness, from Missouri State University in 2007. Heserved as a volunteer strength coach at Missouri State University in 2006, along withbeing invited to serve as a guest strength and conditioning coach at the University ofNotre Dame in 2007.Matt is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and aRegistered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC) through the National Strength andConditioning Association (NSCA).Matt resides in Green Park, MO with his wife Jennifer.WEBSTER ATHLETIC STAFF2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 62013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 59Gorlok Specials!12” 1-Topping $4.9914" 1 Topping $6.99Deep Dish extra.No Limit to number of pizzas !!!Carryout OnlyCheck out our New Expanded Menu!Bread Bowl Pasta!Oven Baked Sandwiches!Chocolate Lava Crunch Cakes!Domino’s Pizza8346 Watson Rd843-5353ONLINE ORDERING! –www.dominos.com
  • 9. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 58 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 7
  • 10. BILL KURICH, HEAD BASEBALL COACH2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 8Bill Kurich enters his seventh season as Webster Universityshead baseball coach. Kurich has led the Gorloks to a 193-82 record overalland notched six St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceChampionships. In six years, Kurich has produced thirty-seven First Teamall conference selections and four All-Americans. Kurich’s clubs haveearned five NCAA Division III National Championships berths and were theCentral Regional Champions and finished 5th at the NCAA Division IIIWorld Series in 2012, the first in the program’s history. Coach Kurich wasnamed the 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2012 SLIAC Coach of the Year andhonored as the 2008 and 2012 NCAA III Central Region Coach of the Year.The 2012 Gorloks set the school record for wins (36) as well ranking sixth nationally instolen bases per game (3.16) and second in total stolen bases (158). Webster’s pitching staff rankedeighth nationally in strikeouts per nine innings (8.1), eleventh nationally in hits allowed per nine innings(7.76).In the SLIAC, the 2012 Gorloks statistically led most batting and hitting categories, leadingthe conference in batting average (.307), runs (345), hits (501), homeruns (29), stolen bases per game(3.16), stolen bases (158), and walks (206). The Webster pitching staff led in strikeouts per nineinnings (8.1) and total strikeouts (378). Also, the defense finished second in fielding percentage(.958).The 2011 squad finished 32-13 and won the SLIAC with a record of 21-3. That teamfinished second nationally in stolen bases (186) and stolen bases per game (4.13). The 2010 Gorloksposted a school record 35 wins, ranked seventh in total home runs (55), and 24th in runs scored (414)in the NCAA Division III. In 2009, Webster rolled up a 24-0 record in the SLIAC, finishing ninthnationally in home runs per game (1.9). and 22nd in slugging percentage (.524). The 2008 squadmade its mark as well, winding up 13th nationally in stolen bases (116), and eighth in runs per game(9.4). Coach Kurich was named the 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2012 SLIAC Coach of the Year andhonored as the 2008 and 2012 NCAA III Central Region Coach of the Year.Kurich came to Webster from St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind., where he was thehead assistant coach, serving as the hitting, infield and third base coach, for four years. Whilecoaching for St. Joseph’s, Kurich led the offense to a top two finish in team batting average, runs, hits,and walks in the Great Lakes Valley Conference, in 2005 and 2006. St. Joseph’s defense led in theGLVC in fielding percentage and finished third nationally in the NCAA II in 2005. While at SaintJoseph’s, Kurich had the opportunity to coach infielder Garrett Guest, a 49th round selection by theChicago White Sox in the 2004 MLB Amateur DraftPrevious to St. Joseph’s, Kurich was the head assistant and hitting coach at ConcordiaUniversity in Chicago for three years. While at Concordia, Kurich’s first recruiting class produced JimPaduch, a 12th round selection by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2003 MLB Amateur Draft. He served asHead Coach of the Rome Indians of the New York Collegiate Summer League in 2001 and 2002. The2001 team won the NYCBL Championship and broke the league record for stolen bases and wins in aseason. In his two years in Rome, NY, Kurich had the opportunity to coach 10 players who went on tosign professional contracts.The Brookfield, IL, native and son of Bill and Alice Kurich, enjoyed a successful collegecareer at both Quincy University and Wartburg College. At Wartburg, he was a two-time, 1st team All-Iowa Conference selection. Kurich was also named to the All-Central Region Team at second base.Kurich was fortunate enough to be a part of three conference championships while at Wartburg.Kurich graduated from Wartburg with a degree in Business Administration, and completedhis Master’s Degree in Education from Concordia University in May of 2002.Coach Kurich, his wife Stacey, daughters, Abbey and Holly, and son Billy, reside in St.Louis, MO.2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 57
  • 11. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 56JV ScheduleDate Opponent Time LocationFeb. 26 Jefferson College 2:00 p.m. Hillsboro, MOFeb. 27 Southwestern Illinois College 2:00 p.m. Belleville, ILMarch 5 Jefferson College 2:00 p.m. Hillsboro, MOMarch 10 Grace College (IN) 12:30 p.m. Lake Bonny #1March 14 St. Joseph’s College (IN) 10:30 a.m.Chain of Lakes#2March 21 Lindenwood-Belleville JV (DH) 3:00 p.m. Sauget, ILMarch 24 MacMurray College 3:00 p.m. Sauget, ILApril 3 Greenville College 6:00 p.m. Greenville, ILApril 4 Washington University 3:00 p.m. St. Louis, MOApril 10Southwestern Illinois College(DH)1:30 p.m. Belleville, ILApril 16 Washington University 3:00 p.m. St. Louis, MOApril 24 Greenville College (DH) 1:00 p.m. Greenville, ILZack Getsee, Assistant Coach/Catching CoachGetsee enters his first season as head assistantcoach and second season with the Gorloks. Zack will workwith the catchers and hitters as well as help Coach MattEnderle and David Mueller with the pitching staff.His duties also include working with the baserunners and he will also serve as the Head JV Coach. Zackgraduated from Southwestern Illinois College in 2009 andfrom Saint Joseph’s College in 2011, where he started atcatcher.Zack finished up his first year of professional baseball in 2011, playing for the LakeCounty Fielders, a member of the North American Baseball League.“Coach Getsee brings to us energy as well as professional experience to pass on toour catchers and hitters” says Kurich.Coach Getsee resides in Marlborough, MO.Matt Enderle, Pitching CoachMatt Enderle enters his second year on theGorlok staff and continues to work as the Pitching Coach.Matt comes to Webster after a three season stint (2009-11)with Rockford College as Graduate Assistant and PitchingCoach.Prior to that, Matt was a volunteer coach with St.Joseph’s College in 2008, while finishing up hisundergraduate degree. A left-handed pitcher, Matt played atIllinois Valley Community College in 2004, HighlandCommunity College in 2005, and St. Joseph’s College in 2006-07. After finishing college, Mattplayed two years of professional baseball for the Rockford Riverhawks, in the FrontierLeague. In those two seasons, Matt was 5-4 in 110 innings pitched, with a 4.09 ERA, mostlyin relief.Coach Enderle was recently the head coach of the Fulton Railroaders, in Fulton,KY, of the Ohio Valley Summer Collegiate League. The Railroaders finished second in theregular season with a 23-19 record. The Railroaders won their league playoffs and took thepost season title.“Coach Enderle brings a vast knowledge of pitching and professional experience toour pitching staff. Matt has worked under two of the most respected pitching coaches in thearea, Rick O’Dette and Bob Koopmann. I look forward to having Matt continuing to work withour pitching staff” says Kurich.Coach Enderle currently resides in St. Louis, MO.WEBSTER BASEBALL COACHES2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 9
  • 12. Brian Behren, Assistant CoachBrian Behrens enters his third year on the staff with theGorloks. He has been coaching at the collegiate level for 16 years.Coach Behrens started his coaching career at his alma mater,Quincy University, as head assistant coach from 1997-2003.Brian was head coach at Lindenwood University in St.Charles, MO. from 200-2007, where he had a record of 165-90,taking them to a fifth place finish in the 2007 NAIA World Series. Coach Behrens moved toFlorissant Valley Community College, where he was the head coach from 2008-2010. Heworks with the Gorlok infielders and hitters.Brian graduated from Quincy in 1999 with degrees in Elementary Education andPolitical Science. He received his Masters degree in Education Administration fromLindenwood University. .“Coach Behrens is a great asset to our staff. He brings a great knowledge of thegame to our team, and a great deal of coaching experience. Not many places in collegebaseball have the luxury of having a second head coach on the staff.” says Kurich.Brian lives in Saint Charles, MO with his wife Jen, and son JakeDavid Mueller, Assistant CoachMueller enters his first season as an assistant coach forthe Gorloks. David will help Coach Enderle with the pitching staff.David finished up his last year of eligibility after attendingWebster University for 3 years, preceeded by a year at FloridaInstitute of Technology. Dave was on 3 SLIAC championship teams,3 regional berths and a trip to the DIII World Series. In 2012 Davidwas the Central Region pitcher of the year and a Division III 2ndTeam All American.“After David’s stellar career here, I look forward to him working with Coach Enderleand the pitchers. His knowledge of the game will be an asset to the program and the pitchingstaff” says Kurich. David currently resides in Webster Groves, MOChad Hammons, Assistant CoachChad Hammons enters his seventh season as a member ofthe Gorlok staff. Coach Hammons will coaches the outfielders as wellas helping out with the hitters and defensive positioning.As a player, Hammons was the starting shortstop during histhree year career at Quincy University. Coach Hammons was namedas an All Conference selection in the Great Lakes Valley Conferencein 1997 and 1999. He was also named to the All Central Region teamin 1997. Chad currently ranks first in career homeruns, fifth in careerhits, and fourth in career RBIs at Quincy University after playing therefor only three years.Hammons is a 1999 graduate of Quincy University with a degree in Finance andMarketing. Coach Hammons resides in St. Louis, MO.WEBSTER BASEBALL COACHES2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 10PLAYER PROFILE2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 55
  • 13. PLAYER PROFILE2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 54WEBSTER BASEBALL ROSTER 20132013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 11No. Name Pos. B/T Year Hometown / School1 Kevin Kojs 2B R/R JR New Lenox, IL/ Lincoln Way Central HS2 Cody Stevenson OF R/R SR Salem, IL / Centralia HS3 Corey Lasky OF L/L JR Vernon Hills, IL/College of Lake County5 Zach Allam C R/R FR Bloomington, IN/ Edgewood6 Mitchell Bonds 3B R/R SR Decatur, IL / Kankakee CC7 Max Morohashi OF R/R FR Encino, CA/ Campbell Hall8 Jack Bensinger P R/R SO Los Angeles, CA/ Campbell Hall9 Korie Vire INF/P R/R FR Caitlin, IL/ Georgetown Ridge Farm11 Taylor Stoulp 2B/SS R/R JR St. Louis, MO/ St Mary’s HS12 Dylan Dean Smith P R/R JR Albion, IL/ Edwards County HS13 Charlie Gandolfi OF R/R SO Mundelein, IL/Mundelein14 Brett Buchanan P/INF R/R JR Villa Park, IL/ Willowbrook16 Isaac Behme OF/P L/L SO Harrisburg, IL/Harrisburg17 Ian Foege C R/R JR Eureka, MO/ Jefferson College18 Colin Bates 1B R/R SR Colorado Springs, CO/Indian Hills CC20 Jordan Stoulp OF R/R SO St. Louis, MO/Lutheran South21 Jared Turner OF R/R JR Springfield, IL/ Chatham Glenwood22 Cody Hafeli P L/R SR Marian, IL/Kankakee CC23 Ryan Hall SS R/R JR Chesterfield, MO/ University of Central Arkansas24 Mitch Stefani P R/R FR Aurora, IL/ Waubonsie Valley25 Alex Kazmierski OF R/R SR Orland Park, IL/ Triton College27 Joe Winckel C R/R JR Bonne Terre, MO/ SW Illinois CC30 Steven Dooley P R/R SR Oran, MO/ Florissant Valley CC31 Jason Gray P R/R SR St. Louis, MO/ North Central CC33 Zach Schneider P L/L JR Grayslake, IL/ Warren Township34 Max Oppenheimer SS R/R SO Lombard, IL/ Glenbard East HS35 Mike Rainbolt OF L/R SR Kankakee, IL/ Kankakee CC37 Ryan Martinez P R/L SR Normal, IL/ Illinois Valley CC44 Jared Storment 1B R/R SO Salem, IL/Salem45 Kevin Lashley P R/R JR Saint Clair, MO/ SW Illinois CC50 Taw Fredrickson P R/R FR Foosland, IL/ Fisher
  • 14. 2012 SLIAC ALL-ACADEMIC BASEBALL TEAM2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 12All-Academic Team criteria:1. Minimum of 3.5 cumulative grade point average2. Student-athlete must be at least a sophomore in academic standing3. Student-athlete must have at least one full year at institution(first year transfers and true freshmen are not eligible)4. Student-athlete must be a member of the varsity rosterName School Year Hometown/High schoolIan Andrews BLA SR Louisville, KY/Oldham CountyKyle Kiesewetter EUR SO Metamora, IL/ MetamoraMitch Johnson EUR JR Southern Pines, N.C./ PinecrestTrevor Teal EUR SO Delavan, IL/ DelavanJordan Adrian FON JR Columbia, MO/ Rock BridgeDustin Graves FON SO Chesterfield, MO/ MarquetteAdam Wallace GRE SR Shipman, IL/ SouthwesternKyle Boldt GRE SR Ashley, IL/ Woodlawn CommunityMitchell Cernek GRE JR Clinton, Wis./ Clinton SeniorTyler Mitchell GRE JR Zeigler, IL/ Zeigler-RoyaltonAnthony Willeford MAC SO White Hall, IL/ North GreeneNathan Loy MAC JR Bloomington, IL/ Normal WestAlan Cheatham PRI SR Rancho Santa Fe, CA/ Canyon CrestGregory Ball PRI SR Orlando, FL/ EdgewaterSpencer Clevenger PRI SO Chesterfield, MO/ Principia UpperCameron Norris SPA JR Louisville, KY/ Louisville CollegiateZach Schneider WEB SO Grayslake, IL/ Warren TownshipChristian Moulton WMC SO Ste. Genevieve, MO/ Valle CatholicDanton Hughes WMC JR Jefferson City, MO/ HeliasKevin Moritz WMC JR Chesterfield, MO/ DeSmetPLAYER PROFILE2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 55Major: UndecidedBest moment on a baseball field: Throwing a nohitter at the Corn Crib in Bloomington, ILTaw Frederickson #50 Hometown: Fisher, ILHS: FisherYR. POS. BATS THROWSFR P R R
  • 15. PLAYER PROFILEMajor: BiologyBest moment on a baseball field: Two homerungame junior year of high schoolJared Storment #44 Hometown: Salem, ILHS: SalemYR. POS. BATS THROWSSO 1B R R2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 54Major: Advertising and Marketing CommunicationsBest moment on a baseball field: Stealing HomeKevin Lashley #45 Hometown: Saint Clair, MOSouthwest Illinois CCYR. POS. BATS THROWSJR P R R2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 13FINAL STANDINGS FOR 2012 SLIAC SEASONBASEBALLConference OverallGP Record Win % GP Record Win %Webster 24 20-4 0.833 50 36-14 0.720Spalding 24 17-7 0.708 40 29-10-1 0.738Fontbonne 24 16-8 0.667 44 21-23 0.477Greenville 23 14-9 0.609 39 17-22 0.436Westminster (Mo.) 24 11-13 0.458 38 15-23 0.395Blackburn 23 8-15 0.348 37 12-25 0.324Eureka 23 8-15 .348 37 10-27 0.270Principia 23 6-17 0.261 38 14-24 0.368MacMurray 24 6-18 0.250 37 14-23 0.3782012 SLIAC Conference TournamentSchedule/ResultsThursday, May 10Game #1 #1 Webster def. #4 Westminster, 11-0Game #2 #3 Greenville def. #2 Fontbonne, 12-9Game #3 Fontbonne def. Wesminster, 8-7Friday, May 13Game #4 Webster def. Greenville, 6-3Game #5 Fontbonne def. Greenville, 4-3Saturday, May 14Game #6 Webster def. Fontbonne, 14-3
  • 16. 2012 VARSITY GAME RESULTS2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 142/25/12 at Hendrix L 3-4 0-1-0 0-0-0 Behme (L 0-1)2/25/12 at Hendrix L 5-9 0-2-0 0-0-0 Bensinger (L 0-1)2/25/12 at Hendrix L 3-12 0-3-0 0-0-0 Hafeli (L 0-1))3/3/12 GRINNELL W 4-1 1-3-0 0-0-0 Mueller (W 1-0)3/3/12 MILLIKIN W 13-1 2-3-0 0-0-0 Hafeli (W 1-1)3/4/12 GRINNELL W 4-0 3-3-0 0-0-0 Behme (W 1-1)3/4/12 MILLIKIN W 10-2 4-3-0 0-0-0 Bensinger (W 1-1)3/11/12 vs Wheaton L 0-1 4-4-0 0-0-0 Dooley (L 0-1)3/10/12 vs Ripon College W 5-2 5-4-0 0-0-0 Mueller (W 2-0)3/12/12 vs Rensellear W 10-5 5-4-0 0-0-0 Bensinger (W 2-1)3/14/12 vs Transylvania W 4-2 7-4-0 1-0-0 Hafeli (W 2-1)3/15/12 vs St. Norbert L 1-4 7-5-0 1-1-0 Dooley (L 0-2)3/15/12 vs Benedictine L 1-2 7-6-0 0-0-0 Mueller (L 2-1)3/21/12 at Washington U L 7-12 7-7-0 0-0-0 Behme (L 1-2)3/25/12 at Illinois State L 2-5 7-8-0 0-0-0 Dooley (L 0-3)3/24/12 at Principia College W 15-11 8-8-0 1-0-0 Shabrou (W 1-0)3/24/12 PRINCIPIA COLLEGE W 17-0 9-8-0 2-0-0 Bensinger (W 3-1)3/24/12 PRINCIPIA COLLEGE W 9-5 10-8-0 3-0-0 Hafeli (W 3-1)3/28/12 WESTMINISTER W 4-0 11-8-0 4-0-0 Mueller (W 3-1)3/28/12 WESTMINISTER W 12-2 12-8-0 5-0-0 Behme (2-2)4/5/12 at Westminster (MO) W 4-2 13-8-0 6-0-0 Dooley (W 1-3)4/6/12 BLACKBURN W 10-0 14-8-0 7-0-0 Mueller (W 4-1)4/7/12 at Blackburn W 9-2 15-8-0 8-0-0 Hafeli (W)4/7/12 at Blackburn W 15-1 16-8-0 9-0-0 Behme (W)4/10/12 MACMURRAY W 6-5 17-8-0 10-0-0 Mueller (W 5-1)4/10/12 MACMURRAY L 4-8 17-9-0 10-1-0 Martinez (L 0-1)4/17/12 Washington– St. Louis W 12-9 18-9-0 10-1-0 Dooley (W 2-3)4/18/12 at MacMurray W 13-3 19-9-0 11-1-0 Martinez (W 1-1)4/21/12 SPALDING W 7-0 20-9-0 12-1-0 Behme (W 4-2)4/22/12 SPALDING W 3-2 21-9-0 13-1-0 Hafeli ((W 5-1)4/22/12 SPALDING W 4-2 22-9-0 14-1-0 Mueller (W 6-1)4/23/12 at Eureka L 5-11 22-10-0 14-2-0 Martinez (L 1-2)4/24/12 at Eureka W 10-0 23-10-0 15-2-0 Gebhardt (W 1-0)4/24/12 at Eureka W 8-4 24-10-0 16-2-0 Dooley (3-3)4/28/12 FONTBONNE W 1-0 25-10-0 17-2-0 Dooley (W 4-3)4/29/12 at Fontbonne W 5-2 26-10-0 18-2-0 Hafeli( W 6-1)4/29/12 at Fontbonne W 2-1 27-10-0 19-2-0 Hafeli (W 7-1)5/4/12 GREENVILLE L 1-11 27-11-0 19-3-0 Mueller (L 6-2)5/5/12 at Greenville L 10-11 27-12-0 19-4-0 Dooley (L 4-4)5/5/12 at Greenville W 8-1- 28-12-0 20-4-0 Martinez (W 2-2)5/10/12 vs Westminister W 11-0 29-12-0 20-4-0 Mueller (W 7-2)5/11/12 vs Greenville W 5-3 30-12-0 20-4-0 Behme (5-1)5/12/12 vs Fontbonne W 14-3 31-12-0 20-4-0 Hafeli (W 8-1)5/15/12 vs Washington U W 11-5 32-12-0 20-4-0 Mueller (W 8-2)5/18/12 vs #7 BSC W 5-1 33-12-0 20-4-0 Dooley (W 4-3)5/19/12 vs #7 BSC W 3-2 34-12-0 20-4-0 Hafeli (W 6-1)5/25/12 vs Wheaton College L 2-3 34-13-0 20-4-0 Mueller (L 8-3 )5/26/12 vs Kean University W 8-7 35-13-0 20-4-0 Dooley (W 5-3)5/27/12 vs #22 DePauw W 10-2 36-13-0 20-4-0 Behme (W 5-2)5/28/12 vs Marietta College L 7-12 36-14-0 20-4-0 Dooley (L 7-5)2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 53PLAYER PROFILEMajor: Business AdministrationBest moment on a baseball field: RegionalChampionship GameMike Rainbolt #35 Hometown: Kankakee, ILKankakee CCYR. POS. BATS THROWSSR OF L RMajor: SociologyBest moment on a baseball field: Winning RegionalChampionshipRyan Martinez #37 Hometown: Normal, ILIllinois Central CollegeYR. POS. BATS THROWSSR LHP R L
  • 17. Major: Marketing and Advertising CommunicationsBest moment on a baseball field: The victoryagainst Kean University in the World Series this pastseasonZach Schneider #33 Hometown: Grayslake, ILHS: Warren TownshipYR. POS. BATS THROWSJR LHP L LPLAYER PROFILE2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 52Major: International Business, Legal StudiesBest moment on a baseball field: Our Gorloksovercoming adversity to beat Kean in game two ofthe World SeriesMax Oppenheimer #34 Hometown: Lombard, ILHS: Glenbard East HSYR. POS. BATS THROWSSO SS/P R R2012 WEBSTER VARSITY PLAYER STATISTICSPlayer AVG GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB SO OB% SBTaylor Stoulp .374 50 198 50 74 13 2 3 42 .505 26 33 .450 16Tom Henke .395 49 190 50 75 14 0 7 48 .579 19 19 .464 15Cody Stevenson .289 49 180 61 52 8 7 4 20 .478 33 33 .427 59Alex Kazmieerski .327 45 162 38 53 14 1 7 34 .556 24 30 .439 13Mitchell Bonds .287 45 143 27 41 9 1 2 21 .406 8 21 .421 14Mike Rainbolt .331 38 139 20 46 4 1 0 34 .374 18 23 .417 8Matt Moore .277 41 119 12 33 4 1 1 24 .353 7 9 .338 3Kevin Kojs .340 35 100 17 34 9 0 1 21 .460 14 9 .433 6Isaac Behme .186 42 97 17 18 3 0 1 8 .247 26 25 .368 6Michael Aaron .244 31 82 12 20 0 2 1 13 .274 5 11 .311 8C Gandolfi .219 35 73 16 16 2 1 0 7 .274 16 10 .376 7Dustin List .300 22 70 12 21 1 0 1 11 .357 1 12 .342 4Colin Bates .191 19 47 7 9 3 0 1 6 .319 4 14 .283 1Zack Jones .333 8 9 1 3 0 0 0 1 .333 1 1 .400 0Kyle Cromwell .429 5 7 2 3 2 0 0 2 ..714 1 1 .500 0Devin Johnson .000 10 5 2 9 0 0 0 9 .000 1 1 .167 0Matt Mason .750 5 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .750 1 0 .800 0Kyle Rollet .000 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0Jared Storment .000 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1 0 .250 0Cody Hafeli .000 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0Max Oppenheimer .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 .000 0Jordan Stoulp .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 .000 0Player ERA W-L APP GS CG K/G SV IP H R ER BB SOSteven Dooley 3.62 6-4 26 8 4 8.07 6 97.0 80 50 39 38 87David Mueller 1.94 8-3 18 14 4 10.74 2 93.0 68 30 20 24 111Cody Hafeli 2.93 9-1 13 10 1 5.09 0 70.2 63 34 23 23 40Isaac Behme 2.21 6-2 13 8 3 6.49 1 69.1 52 23 17 25 50Ryan Martinez 6.31 2-2 12 3 - 8.06 0 25.2 31 18 18 7 23Jack Bensinger 3.00 3-1 5 3 - 8.62 0 24.0 25 11 8 11 23Mike Gebhardt 5.51 1-0 9 1 1 9.92 1 16.1 18 11 10 12 18Shaheen Shabrou 2.08 1-0 8 0 - 14.54 0 8.2 10 8 2 8 14Zack Jones 6.00 0-0 3 0 - 9.00 1 6.0 8 6 4 3 6Michael Aaron 8.31 0-0 1 1 - 12.46 0 4.1 4 4 4 1 6HittingPitching2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 15
  • 18. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 162012 SLIAC TEAM STATISTICS PLAYER PROFILEMajor: Finance with a minor in MathematicsBest moment on a baseball field: The game I closedwhen we clinched 1st in the conference in 2011. Whiledog piling after the last pitch to win the game, I injuredmy head which had to be stapled shut. I will alwaysremember thatJason Gray #31 Hometown: St. Louis, MONorth Central Missouri CollegeYR. POS. BATS THROWSSR P R R2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 51Major: Information SystemsBest moment on a baseball field: Being a part ofWebster’s first World Series winSteven Dooley #30 Hometown: Oran, MOFlorissant Valley CCYR. POS. BATS THROWSSR P L R
  • 19. Major:EducationBest moment on a baseball field: Winning the dis-trict semifinals against Desoto High School my senioryearPLAYER PROFILE2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 50Joe Winckel #27 Hometown: Bonne Terre, MOSouthwestern Illinois CollegeYR. POS. BATS THROWSJR C R RMajor: Special EducationBest moment on a baseball field: Winning theRegional game to go to the World SeriesAlex Kazmierski #25 Hometown: Orland Park, ILTriton CollegeYR. POS. BATS THROWSSR IN/OF R R2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 172012 SLIAC TEAM STATISTICS(as of May 29, 2012)
  • 20. 2012 SLIAC TEAM STATISTICS2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 18(as of May, 29, 2012)PLAYER PROFILE2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 49Major: Public Relations, minor in Advertising andMarketingBest moment on a baseball field: Getting selectedand playing in the Stevenson Showcase at the endof my junior year of high schoolMitch Stefani #24 Hometown: Aurora, ILHS Waubonsie ValleyYR. POS. BATS THROWSFR P R RMajor: BusinessBest moment on a baseball field: JUCO regionalchampionshipRyan Hall #23 Hometown: St. Louis, MOJohnson County CC/University of Central ArkansasYR. POS. BATS THROWSJR SS R R
  • 21. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 48PLAYER PROFILEJared Turner #21 Hometown: Springfield, ILSt. Joseph’s CollegeYR. POS. BATS THROWSJR OF R RMajor: ManagementBest moment on a baseball field: Winning Web-ster’s first Regional Championship to go to the Col-lege World SeriesCody Hafeli #22 Hometown: Marian, ILKankakee CCYR. POS. BATS THROWSSR P L RMajor: BiologyBest moment on a baseball field:2010 IllinoisBaseball 3A State Champions2012 SLIAC TEAM STATISTICS2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 19(as of May 29, 2012)
  • 22. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 202012 SLIAC TEAM STATISTICS2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 47PLAYER PROFILEMajor: AccountingBest moment on a baseball field: high school Statechampions and D3 World SeriesColin Bates #18 Hometown: Colorado Springs, COIndian Hills CCYR. POS. BATS THROWSSR 1B/INF R RMajor: Business and FinanceBest moment on a baseball field: hitting for thecycle twice in one weekJordan Stoulp #20 Hometown: Gaithersburg, MDHS Lutheran SouthYR. POS. BATS THROWSSO C/OF R R
  • 23. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 46PLAYER PROFILEMajor: FinanceBest moment on a baseball field: CollegeWorld Series 2012Isaac Behme #16 Hometown: Harrisburg, ILHS: HarrisburgYR. POS. BATS THROWSSO OF/P L LMajor: Business ManagementBest moment on a baseball field: Going to theworld seriesIan Foege #17 Hometown: Eureka, MOJefferson CollegeYR. POS. BATS THROWSJR C R R2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 212012 SLIAC INDIVIDUAL LEADERS2012 SLIAC Individual LeadersBatting avg1. A Cheatham, PRI .4662. A Krummrich, MAC .4193. J Massengill GRE .3973. T Henke, WEB .3955. D Ferch, SPA .3916. K Marshall, MAC .3797. G DeWitt, EUR .3758. T Stoulp, WEB .3749. G Thomas, PRI .37310.K Barbee, SPA .368Earned run avg1. Z Stevenson SPA 1.892. D Mueller WEB 1.943. G Thomas PRI 2.164. I Behme WEB 2.215. T Brown SPA 2.336. K Hudson SPA 2.387. S Wiley FON 2.388. D Massengill GRE 2.509. G Ball PRI 2.8910.C Hafeli WEB 2.93
  • 24. SLIAC2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 22WebsterSpaldingFontbonneGreenvilleWestminster (Mo.)BlackburnEurekaPrincipiaMac Murray2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 45PLAYER PROFILEBrett Buchanan #14 Hometown: Villa Park, ILWillowbrook HS/ St. Joseph’s College INYR. POS. HT. WT. BATS THROWSSO 1B/P 6’3’’ 215 R RD.O.B9/13/91Major: Elementary EducationBest moment on a baseball field: WinningMajor: BiologyBest moment on a baseball field: Winning Regionalslast yearCharlie Gandolfi #13 Hometown: Mundelein, ILHS: MundeleinYR. POS. BATS THROWSSO OF R R
  • 25. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 44PLAYER PROFILEDylan Dean Smith #12 Hometown: Albion, ILHS: Edwards CountyYR. POS. BATS THROWSJR P R RMajor: Business Administration & Legal StudiesBest moment on a baseball field: World Seriesgame against KeanTaylor Stoulp # 11 Hometown: St. Louis, MOSouthwestern Illinois CCYR. POS. BATS THROWSJR 2B/SS L RMajor: BiologyBest moment on a baseball field: Walk-off hit at theCollege World SeriesSLIAC OFFICERS2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 23Name Title Email PhoneAdministrationWill Wolper Commissioner wwolper@sliac.org 314-301-8900Nicole Heasley Sports Information Director sid@sliac.org 314-651-0998Supervisors of OfficialsDon King Baseball donkingump@comcast.net 309-360-0357Ron Hoover Womens Basketball ronhoover@charter.net 618-973-1672Ron Zetcher Mens Basketball coachzetch@msn.com 314-409-5878Gary Huber Soccer ghuberrg2@aol.com 314-517-8203Dan Mitchler Softball djmstrikes@sbcglobal.net 314-420-8943Joe Flanigan Volleyball hofvbref@yahoo.com 314-494-8354Administrative Council Executive CommitteeDoug Faulkner Chair, Greenville College doug.faulkner@greenville.edu 618-664-6620Dane Pavlovich Vice-Chair, MacMurray College dane.pavlovich@mac.edu 217-479-7142Maria Eftink Past-Chair, Fontbonne University meftink@fontbonne.edu 314-889-4533Presidents Council Executive CommitteeDr. Colleen Hester Chair, MacMurray CollegeDr. Jonathan Palmer Vice-Chair, Principia CollegeDr. Dennis Golden Past-Chair, Fontbonne University
  • 26. All-TIME SLIAC CONFERENCE/LEAGUE CHAMPIONSBaseball1991: Maryville University1992: MacMurray College1993: MacMurray College1994: MacMurray College1995: MacMurray College1996: MacMurray College1997: MacMurray College1998: Fontbonne College1999: Maryville University2000: Westminster College2001: Westminster College2002: Blackburn College2003: Fontbonne University2004: Blackburn College2005: Webster University2006: Greenville College2007: Webster University2008: Webster University2009: Webster University2010: Webster University2011: Webster University2012: Webster UniversityMens Basketball1990-91: Blackburn College1991-92: Blackburn College1992-93: MacMurray College1993-94: Fontbonne College1994-95: Fontbonne College1995-96: Greenville College1996-97: Blackburn College1997-98: Maryville University1998-99: Maryville University1999-00: Webster University2000-01: MacMurray College2001-02: Webster University2002-03: Blackburn College2003-04: Maryville University2004-05: Webster University2005-06: Blackburn CollegeMaryville University2006-07: MacMurray CollegeWebster University2007-08: Webster University2008-09: Fontbonne UniversityWestminster College2009-10: Westminster College2010-11: Webster University2011-12: Webster UniversityWomens Basketball1990-91: Blackburn College1991-92: Fontbonne College1992-93: Blackburn College1993-94: Blackburn College1994-95: MacMurray College1995-96: MacMurray College1996-97: Greenville College1997-98: Fontbonne College1998-99: Fontbonne College1999-00: Fontbonne CollegeMacMurray College2000-01: Fontbonne College2001-02: Webster University2002-03: Fontbonne University2003-04: Maryville University2004-05: Maryville University2005-06: Maryville University2006-07: Maryville University2007-08: Maryville University2008-09: Maryville University2009-10: Fontbonne University2010-11: Westminster College2011-12: Westminster CollegeMens Cross Country1990: Principia College1991: Principia College1992: Maryville University1993: Maryville University1994: No team champion1995: Principia College1996: Greenville College1997: No meet held1998: Greenville College1999: Greenville College2000: Greenville College2001: Greenville College2002: Greenville College2003: Greenville College2004: Greenville College2005: Greenville College2006: Greenville College2007: Greenville College2008: Fontbonne University2009: Fontbonne University2010: Greenville College2011: Principia College2012: Spalding UniversityWomens Cross Country1990: Principia College1991: Principia College1992: Principia College1993: Maryville University1994: Principia College1995: Greenville College1996: Greenville College1997: Greenville College1998: Greenville College1999: Greenville College2000: Greenville College2001: Greenville College2002: Greenville College2003: Maryville University2004: Greenville College2005: Greenville College2006: Greenville College2007: Greenville College2008: Greenville College2009: Greenville College2010: Principia College2011: Webster University2012: Principia CollegeMens Golf1991: Fontbonne College1992: Fontbonne College1993: Principia College1994: Principia College1995: MacMurray College1996: Westminster College1997: MacMurray College1998: Blackburn College1999: Maryville University2000: Maryville University2001: Maryville University2002: Fontbonne University2003: Webster University2004: Fontbonne University2005: Webster University2006: Fontbonne University2007: Maryville University2008: Webster University2009: Maryville University2010: Blackburn College2011: Webster University2012: Webster University2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 24 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 43PLAYER PROFILEYR. POS. BATS THROWSSO P R RJack Bensinger #8 Hometown: Los Angeles, CALong Island UniversityMajor: ManagementBest moment on a baseball field: Coming within twoouts of a no-hitting versus my rival High School SenioryearMajor: Business Sports ManagementBest moment on a baseball field: Winning Nationals inSouth Carolina/Cal Ripken Jr. ExperienceKorie Vire #9 Hometown: Georgetown, ILHS: Georgetown Ridge FarmYR. POS. BATS THROWSFR INF/P R R
  • 27. PLAYER PROFILEMitchell Bonds #6 Hometown: Decatur, ILKankakee Community CollegeYR. POS. BATS THROWSSR 3B R RMajor: Business AdministrationBest moment on a baseball field: The dog pile afterwinning the regional last seasonMax Morohashi #7 Hometown: Encino, CAHS: Campbell HallYR. POS. BATS THROWSFR OF R RMajor: PsychologyBest moment on a baseball field: Having a successfulsenior year by receiving 1st team All Alpha League andAll CIF and playing for SGV Arsenal2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 42ALL-TIME SLIAC CONFERENCE/LEAGUE CHAMPIONSMens Soccer1990: MacMurray College1991: Fontbonne College1992: Fontbonne College1993: Maryville University1994: Maryville University1995: MacMurray CollegePrincipia College1996: Principia College1997: MacMurray College1998: Greenville College1999: Webster University2000: Webster University2001: Principia College2002: Westminster College2003: Fontbonne University2004: Fontbonne University2005: Webster University2006: Webster University2007: Principia College2008: Fontbonne University2009: Greenville College2010: Greenville College2011: Greenville College2012: Webster UniversityWomens Soccer1991: Principia College1992: Principia CollegeMaryville University1993: Principia College1994: Principia College1995: Principia College1996: Maryville University1997: Maryville University1998: Maryville University1999: Maryville University2000: Webster University2001: Webster University2002: Webster University2003: Webster University2004: Principia College2005: Webster University2006: Webster University2007: Webster University2008: Principia College2009: Webster University2010: Principia College2011: Principia College2012: Principia CollegeSoftball1991: MacMurray College1992: Maryville UniversityWestminster College1993: Maryville University1994: Maryville University1995: Fontbonne College1996: Fontbonne College1997: Maryville University1998: Webster University1999: Webster University2000: Webster University2001: Webster University2002: Webster University2003: Fontbonne University2004: Maryville University2005: Fontbonne UniversityMaryville University2006: Fontbonne University2007: Webster University2008: Maryville University2009: Webster University2010: Webster University2011: Fontbonne University2012: Fontbonne UniversityMens Tennis1991: Principia College1992: Principia College1993: Principia College1994: Principia College1995: Principia College1996: Principia College1997: Principia College1998: Principia College1999: Principia College2000: Westminster College2001: Westminster College2002: Westminster College2003: Westminster College2004: Westminster College2005: Principia College2006: Westminster College2007: Westminster College2008: Maryville University2009: Westminster College2010: Westminster College2011: Westminster College2012: Principia CollegeWomens Tennis1992: Westminster College1993: Principia College1994: Westminster College1995: Principia College1996: Principia College1997: Principia College1998: Principia College1999: Principia College2000: Principia College2001: Principia College2002: Principia College2003: Principia College2004: Principia College2005: Principia College2006: Westminster College2007: Principia College2008: Principia College2009: Webster University2010: Webster University2011: Principia College2012: Webster UniversityVolleyball1990: Fontbonne College1991: Fontbonne College1992: Fontbonne College1993: Maryville University1994: Webster University1995: Webster University1996: Westminster College1997: Webster University1998: Westminster College1999: Westminster College2000: Fontbonne College2001: Fontbonne College2002: Fontbonne University2003: Fontbonne University2004: Fontbonne University2005: Webster University2006: Webster University2007: Webster University2008: Webster University2009: Webster University2010: Greenville CollegeSpalding University2011: Webster University2012: Webster University2013• WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 25
  • 28. WEBSTER BASEBALL ALL-TIME SINGLE SEASON LEADERSRBIs:(min. 35)Home Runs:(min. 6)PLAYER # OF HR YEAR1. Victor Valdex 16 20102. Andrew Fuiten 15 20093. Joe Biagini 13 20094. Andrew Fuiten 12 20085. Alex Raetzlhoff 11 2008T-6. Craig Schaefer 9 2010T-6. Keenan Mallory 9 1999T-6. David Etter 9 20049. Craig Schaefer 8 2009T-10. Tom Henke 7 2012T-10. Chris Huckabee 7 200410. Anthony Genna 7 2011T-10 Alex Kazmierski 7 2012Doubles:(min. 8)PLAYER # OF DOUBLES YEAR1. Pat McSheehy 25 20022. Adam York 23 20063. Alex Raetzloff 21 20084. David Etter 18 2004T-5. Dakota Huey 17 2009T-5. Pat McSheehy 17 2000T-5. Ryan Hoffman 17 20078. Craig Schaefer 15 20099. 7 Tied with 14 14Triples: (min. 3)PLAYER # OF TRIPLES YEAR1. Cody Stevenson 7 20122. Alex Raetzloff 5 20083. Jamie Murray 4 19884. Victor Valdez 3 2010T-4. Eric Stack 3 1988T-4. Pat McSheehy 3 2000T-4. Eric Schutlz 3 2000T-4. Steve Mueller 3 2005T-4 Matt Adams 3 2005,610. 16 Tied with 2 22013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 26PLAYER # OF RBI’s YEAR1. Victor Valdez 70 20122. Joe Biagini 62 20093. Andrew Fuiten 58 20094. Andrew Fuiten 54 2008-5. Anthony Genna 51 20116. Tom Henke 48 20127. David Etter 46 20048. Greg Steen 45 20089. Alex Raetzloff 44 2008Craig Schaefer 44 20092013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 41PLAYER PROFILEMajor: Business Administration & Management, emphasisin MarketingBest moment on a baseball field: Going to state mysenior year of high schoolCorey Lasky #3 Hometown: Vernon Hills, ILCollege of Lake CountyYR. POS. BATS THROWSJR OF L LMajor: Political Science with Public LawBest moment on a baseball field: 3A RegionChampions and first team to make a Final FourappearanceZach Allam #5 Hometown: Bloomington, INHS: Edgewood HSYR. POS. BATS THROWSFR C R R
  • 29. 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 40PLAYER PROFILEMajor: Business Administration and Paralegal CertificateBest moment on a baseball field: Winning the regionalchampionshipKEVIN KOJS #1 Hometown: New Lenox, ILHS: Lincoln-Way CentralYR. POS. BATS THROWSJR 2B R RMajor: SociologyBest moment on a baseball field: Summer leaguesinging autographs for what seemed to be 500 little kids.Keeps you DRIVEN for SUCCESS!CODY STEVENSON #2 Hometown: Centralia, ILHS: CentraliaYR. POS. BATS THROWSSR CF R RWEBSTER BASEBALL ALL-TIME SINGLE SEASON LEADERSStolen Bases:PLAYER # OF SB YEAR1. Cody Stevenson 57 20122. Cody Stevenson 47 20113. Nathan Shelton 30 20114. Alex Raetzloff 30 20075. Cody Stevenson 27 20106. Anthony Genna 24 20116. John Ross 24 19918. Eric Stack 22 19919. David Umfleet 21 200810. John Ross 19 1992Batting Average: (min. 75)PLAYER BATTING AVG. YEAR1. Pete Lang .609 19912. Mike Vaughn .477 20013. Pat McSheehy .466 20024. Mike Vaughn .447 20025. Andrew Fuiten .438 20086. Adam Luebbert .435 20017. Matt Adams .427 20068. David Umfleet .426 20079. Adam York .416 200610. Eric Stack .415 1991Walks:PLAYER # OF WALKS YEAR1. Andrew Fuiten 38 20082. Alex Raetzloff 33 2009T-3. Andrew Fuiten 32 2009T-3. Alex Raetzlhoff 32 20085. Cody Stevenson 31 20126. Isaac Behme 26 2012T-6 Taylor Stoulp 26 20128 Joe Biagini 24 2010Anthony Genna 24 2011Alex Kazmierski 24 2012Alex Raetzloff 24 20072013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 27
  • 30. GCS BALLPARKBeautiful GCS Ballpark, located across from the GatewayArch, in Sauget, IL, is home to the Gateway Grizzlies of theFrontier League. GCS has been home to the Webster UniversityBaseball team since 2004.GCS Ballpark has a capacity of 6,000 fans with field box,bleacher, and lawn seating. In 2005, GCS was named Ballparkof the Year by digitalballparks.com.In the eight years the Gorloks have called GCS home they haveamassed an overall record of 233-114 with a SLIAC record of148-29.2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 28 2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 39SCHEDULE 2013Date Time Opponent Location2/23/12 11:00 a.m. Washington University in St. Louis Memphis, TN2/24/12 11:00 a.m. Rhodes College (DH) Memphis, TN3/1/12 11:00 a.m. Buena Vista University Sauget, IL3/2/12 11:00 a.m. North Park University Sauget, IL3/2/12 2:00 p.m. Washington University in St. Louis Sauget, IL3/3/13 5:00 p.m. North Central College Sauget, IL3/10/13 6:00 p.m. EST Wheaton College (MA) Auberndale, FL3/11/13 2:00 p.m. EST SUNY-Cortland State Auburndale, FL3/12/13 3:00 p.m. EST Central College Winter Haven, FL3/14/13 3:30 p.m. EST St. Joseph’s College (ME) Winter Haven, FL3/15/13 12:00 p.m. EST Marietta College North Charlotte, FL3/16/13 1:30 p.m. EST Augustana College (IL) Winter Haven, FL3/23/13 1:00 p.m. MacMurray College (DH)* Jacksonville, IL3/24/13 12:00 p.m. MacMurray College * Sauget, IL3/27/13 1:00 p.m. Westminster College (MO)* (DH) Fulton, MO3/29/13 1:00 p.m. Eureka College* Sauget, IL3/30/13 3:00 p.m. Eureka College* (DH) Sauget, IL4/2/13 7:00 p.m. Westminster College (MO)* Fulton, MO4/6/13 12:00 p.m. Washington University in St. Louis (DH) Clayton, MO4/9/13 5:00 p.m. Greenville College* (DH) Sauget, IL4/13/13 2:00 p.m. Blackburn College* Carlinville, IL4/14/13 2:00 p.m. Blackburn College* (DH) Sauget, IL4/17/13 6:00 p.m. Greenville College* Greenville, IL4/20/13 1:00 p.m. Fontbonne University* Clayton, MO4/21/13 4:00 p.m. Fontbonne University* (DH) Sauget, IL4/27/13 12:00 p.m. Spalding University (Ky)* (DH) Louisvuille, KY4/28/13 12:00 p.m. Spalding University (ky)* Louisville, KY5/1/13 6:00 p.m. Illinois State University Normal, IL5/3/13 7:00 p.m. Principia College* Sauget, IL5/4/13 4:00 p.m. Principia College* (DH) Elsah, IL5/9-11/2013 TBD SLIAC Tournament Highland, IL5/15-19/2013 TBD NCAA Regional Tournament TBD5/24-28/2013 TBD College World Series Appleton, WIHome Games are in bold*Denotes a SLIAC Conference game(DH) Denotes a doubleheader
  • 31. PRESEASON PROSPECTUS 2013.Jr., Springfield, IL) will be settling into corner outfield positions. Max Morohashi(Fr., Los Angeles, CA) will be doing the same thing. Lasky joins Webster fromthe junior college, College of Lake County. He is expected to anchor left field.“Corey is a guy that can flat out run. On almost any other team he is thecenterfielder. He will be around the top of our order for the next couple years.He’s a talented kid that is going to give other team’s fits when trying to get himout” said Kurich. Turner is going to be spending most of his time in right field.He comes to the Gorloks from Division II Saint Joseph’s College in Indiana.“Jared is another guy that would play centerfield on a lot of good teams. Heplays the game the way most of our outfielders do. He runs well and gets onbase. The way he swings the bat is going make our outfield a formidableoffensive machine” said Kurich. Max Morohashi will be a freshman in theoutfield. He will play both corner outfield spots as well as some first base. “Maxhas done a great job with the bat so far. We expect him to be a very specialplayer for us this year and in the years to come. His offensive skill set istremendous” said Kurich.“Our outfielders are very versatile, we have guys that can run and stealbases and we have guys that can drive the ball in the gap and drive in runs.This gives us a lot of flexibility with the lineup and what we want to do with it.We have a good mix of older and younger guys. The one constant among all ofthem is that they’re very talented” said Kurich.CatchersThe Gorlok catchers are a completely new staff this year. The threenewcomers are Ian Foege (Jr., Eureka, MO), Joe Winckel (Jr., Bonne Terre,MO) and Zach Allam (Fr., Bloomington, IN). Foege comes on after spendinglast year at junior college, Jefferson College where he played in the JuniorCollege World Series. He will do a lot of the catching duties. “Ian is anoutstanding receiver of the baseball and knows how to handle the game.Coming from a program like Jefferson College has prepared him for playing forus on a daily basis” said Getsee. Winckel comes on from junior college,Southwestern Illinois College where he hit in the middle of the order and caughtevery day. Joe will be counted upon to do the same thing at Webster. “Joe is abig guy who does great job at the plate. We expect him to hit every day for us.He will do a good job handling the pitchers” said Getsee. Zach Allam is in hisfirst year with the Gorloks. He is going to provide depth at the catching position.“Zach has done a good job in his first year with us. He can throw with the bestof them and continues to get better receiving and blocking. He has beenworking hard offensively to get better” said Getsee. Jordan Stoulp will alsoprovide depth at the catching spot.“Our catchers’ have done a great job of getting up to speed with theway we play the game. So much of the game is run through them and we can’tafford to have them be a step behind. They’ve worked hard to make sure that’sthe case. With our catchers being good we are as solid up the middle asanyone in the country. They will be a strength for us” said Kurich.2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 38WEBSTER BASEBALL ALL-TIME SINGLE SEASON LEADERSSingle-Season Records Through 2009-2013Games Played: (min. 40)At Bats: (min. 100) Runs: (min. 40)2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 29Hits: (min. 50)PLAYER # OF GAMES YEAR1. Taylor Stoulp 50 20122. Tom Henke 49 20123. Cody Stevenson 48 20124. Andrew Fuiten 46 2008Alex Raetzloff 46 2008Victor Valdez 46 2012Craig Schaefer 46 20128. Anthony Genna 45 2011Paul Kienker 45 2011Cody Stevenson 45 2011Nathan Shelton 45 2008PLAYER # OF AT BATS YEAR1. Taylor Stoulp 198 20122. Tom Henke 190 20123. Cody Stevenson 177 20124. Alex Raetzloff 176 20085. Craig Schaefer 175 20126. Victor Valdez 174 20107. Craig Schaefer 167 20098. Ryan Hoffman 162 2007Andrew Fuiten 162 200810. Alex Kazmierski 161 2012PLAYER # OF HITS YEAR1. Tom Henke 75 20122. Taylor Stoulp 74 20123. Alex Raetzloff 72 20084. Andrew Fuiten 71 20085. Victor Valdez 67 20106. Matt Adams 64 20067. Dakota Huey 63 2009Pat McSheehy 63 20009. Pat McSheehy 62 2002Adam York 62 2006PLAYER # OF RUNS YEAR1. Alex Raetzloff 65 20082. Cody Stevenson 59 20123. Alex Raetzloff 56 20074. Cody Stevenson 53 20105. Victor Valdez 52 2010Andrew Fuiten 52 2009David Umfleet 52 20098. Pat McSheehy 51 20029. Tom Henke 50 2012Taylor Stoulp 50 2012
  • 32. Appearances: (min. 10)PITCHING SEASON RECORDS THROUGH 2009-12Wins:PLAYER # OF WINS YEART-1. Bryan Bernat 9 2005Brett Mueller 9 2008Will Savage 9 20105. Brian Stanley 8 2010T-5. David Mueller 8 2010T-5. Tom Hermann 8 2005T-5. Wes Hilliard 8 2007Ryan Good 7 2001Tom Hermann 7 2004Eric Kuntz 7 20049. Zach Schneider 7 2011Cody Hafeli 9 2012Loses:PLAYER STRIKEOUTS YEAR1. David Mueller 111 20122. Steven Dooley 87 20123. Zach Schneider 83 20114. Tom Hermann 74 20045. Will Savage 72 20106. Tom Hermann 71 20057. David Mueller 64 20118. David Mueller 63 20129. Ryan Good 61 200110. Brian Stanley 60 2012Strikeouts:2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 30PLAYER # OF GAMES YEAR1. Steven Dooley 26 20122. Brian Stanley 23 20103. Alfredo Baez 22 20044. Brett Mueller 21 20075. Bill Kamp 18 20006. Alfredo Baez 17 20057. Greg Bade 17 20068. Bryan Stanley 16 2009T 8. Jason Gray 16 2011T 8. Steve Dooley 16 2011PLAYER # OF LOSSES YEART-1. John Ross 11 1992T-1. Matt Tiefenbrun 11 1995T-3. Joe Allen 8 1997T-3. Jeff Paur 8 1998T-5. Jeff Paur 7 1997T-5. Ryan Good 7 2000T-5. Bill Kamp 7 2000T-8. Jim Bransford 6 1995T-8. Rick Werner 6 1998T-8. Ryan Tweedy 6 2001T-8. Bryan Bernat 6 2004the bat well on top of having a very strong, accurate arm from third base” saidKurich“Great teams have great infields. Our infield is as talented as I haveever had in my seven years here, both offensively and defensively. I am lookingforward to being able to see these guys play on a daily basis. They’ve workedhard and continue to do so” states Kurich.OutfieldThe outfield is going to be another source of strength for the Gorloksagain this year. They will be led by seniors Cody Stevenson (Sr., Salem, IL),Alex Kazmierski (Sr., Orland Park, IL), and Mike Rainbolt (Sr., Kankakee, IL).Cody is coming off another season of leading Division III in stolen bases with59, he was 59-62. “Cody is our anchor. The physical things he’s been able to doon the field in his previous three years bode well for what he can do this year.He’s one of the fastest players in all of college baseball” said Kurich. Kazmierskireturns to solidify the middle of the lineup for Webster. The four hole hitter onlast year’s team was tied for the team lead in doubles and home runs. “Alex isanother guy who has been a leader for us on and off the field. He will continueto be a guy that we count on to drive runs in” said Kurich. Mike Rainbolt closesout the group of outfield seniors. Mike was another guy who hit in the middle ofthe order for the Gorloks. He drove in 34 runs in 38 games after coming backfrom a dislocated shoulder. “Mike did a tremendous job of gritting through atough injury last year and getting big hits for us. We look for him to continue thetrend of driving in runs when we need them the most. He’s a big personality forthis team” stated Kurich.There are three returners for the Gorloks in the outfield. CharlieGandolfi (So., Mundelein, IL) Isaac Behme(So., Harrisburg, IL) and JordanStoulp (RFR., St. Louis, MO) each come back improved players with talent.Gandolfi, a starter late in the year last year will continue to play a pivotal role forWebster. “Charlie’s speed and instincts make him a valuable player for us. Hecan run down a ball in the gap and does a good job of causing havoc on thebase paths. He needs to continue to get better at the plate, but works hard andwe expect him to do just that” said Kurich. Isaac Behme had 32 starts in theoutfield last year. He had another good fall with at the plate and will be countedupon to hit for the Gorloks again this spring. “Isaac will be in the mix for a lot ofat-bats again this year. He made progress over the summer and fall. He’s atalented young man with a great skill set” said Kurich. Jordan Stoulp finishes upthe returning outfielders. Jordan is coming off surgery that forced him to sit outall of last year. He will be expected to be in the mix for both the corner outfieldspots. “Jordan is as strong of a kid as we have in the program. He works hardand can really hit. I expect him to hit for us” stated Kurich.Three newcomers are going to play big roles for the Gorloks in theoutfield. Junior transfers, Corey Lasky (Jr., Vernon Hills, IL) and Jared Turner (PRESEASON PROSPECTUS 20132013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 37
  • 33. PRESEASON PROSPECTUS 2013InfieldThe 2013 Gorlok infield will be a talented group that is going to becounted upon as the backbone of the defense. The loss of SLIAC Player of theYear Tom Henke is going to hurt, but the rest of the Gorloks are ready to pick upthe slack.Mitchell Bonds (Sr., Decatur, IL) and Colin Bates (Sr., Colorado Springs,CO) are the only seniors on the infield this year. Mitch, the only Gorlok player toever hit a home run in the World Series will be counted on to anchor down thethird base position. “Mitch played great at the end of the year last year. He is aleader both on and off the field for us and gives a great example for the youngerguys to follow. Colin Bates is going to contribute at first base and with his bat.“Colin is looking for his at-bats at first base. His knowledge will be anindispensable asset as the season continues” stated Kurich.Returners on the infield are Taylor Stoulp (Jr., St. Louis, MO), KevinKojs (Jr., New Lenox, IL), Jared Storment (So., Salem, IL) and MaxOppenheimer (So., Lombard, IL). Taylor Stoulp anchored down shortstop lastyear and will again be counted upon in the middle of the infield. The CentralRegional Tournament MVP will play another big part for the Gorloks. “Taylorwas tremendous for us day-in and day-out last year. He is a plus defensiveplayer and a great middle of the order bat” stated Kurich. Kevin Kojs will also beback. The College World Series record holder for consecutive at-bats with a hit(9) will be counted on in the middle infield and as an offensive catalyst. “Kevinwas great for us at the end of the year last year. We are looking forward toseeing him continue that progress and be a major contributor” said Kurich. JaredStorment is going to be in the mix for playing time at first base as well asdesignated hitter. “Storment’s big body is prototypical of first basemen. Thestrides he’s made offensively bode well for him and us” said Kurich. Roundingout the returners is Max Oppenheimer, Max is going to be relied upon in themiddle infield. His soft hands make him an asset to pitchers and he continues tomake progress offensively. “Max does a great job with the glove and hiscontinuing growth at the plate make him a player for us” said Kurich.There are three newcomers to the infield this year. Ryan Hall (Jr.,Eureka, MO), Brett Buchanan (Jr., Villa Park, IL) and Korie Vire (Fr., Catlin, IL),are joining a very talented infield group. Hall, a transfer from Division I Universityof Central Arkansas, the talented junior will be expected to fall in at shortstopand provide another great middle of the order bat. “Ryan plays a great shortstopand swings the bat well. Also, he can run and fits into our overall offensivescheme very well. We expect him to be a leader and contributor right away” saidKurich. Buchanan will contribute at first base and designated hitter when he isnot on the mound. “The way Brett swings that bat is going to force us to use himas a hitter, and his soft hands at first are going help the infielders and pitchersout as well” said Kurich. Korie Vire is going to provide depth at the third baseposition. “Korie’s work ethic is going to help us. He is a strong kid who swings2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 36PLAYER ERA YEAR1. Will Savage 1.52 20102. Tom Hermann 1.75 20043. Bryan Bernat 1.83 20055. David Mueller 1.94 20126 David Mueller 2.08 20107. Tom Hermann 2.43 20058 Steven Dooley 2.56 20119. Brett Mueller 2.57 200810. Eric Kuntz 2.72 20044. Zach Schneider 1.86 2011PITCHING SEASON RECORDS 2009-12ERA: (min. 40 IP) Winning Percentage: (min. 35 IP)PLAYER WINNING % YEART-1. Eric McKinley (5-0) 1.000 2007T-1. Brett Mueller (9-0) 1.000 2008T-1. Will Savage (9-0) 1.000 20105. Bryan Bernat (9-1) .900 20056. Cody Hafeli (9-1) .900 20127. David Mueller (8-1) .888 20108. Wes Hilliard (6-1) .857 20089. Mike Dodd (5-1) .833 100510 Brian Stanley (8-2) .800 2012Alfredo Baez (8-2) .800 2004T-1. Jason Gray (5-0) 1.000 2011WEBSTER BASEBALL HISTORY AND HONORSConference Most Valuable PlayerBrian Bernat, P 2005Adam York, OF 2006Alex Raetzloff 2007Andrew Fuiten 2008Andrew Fuiten 2009Anthony Genna 2011Tom Henke 2012Conference Coach of the YearMarty Hunsucker 2005Bill Kurich 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012Conference Championships 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012NCAA Tournament Appearances 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010,2011, 20122013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 31
  • 34. WEBSTER BASEBALL HISTORY AND HONORS2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 32our bullpen. He allows us to be creative with the way we use the rest ofour guys” said Enderle. Also returning is Isaac Behme. Isaac wastremendous in his first year with the Gorloks last year. He was theNewcomer of the Year in the SLIAC and threw 59.1 innings with a 2.21ERA. “We are looking for Isaac to continue to make strides on themound and prove himself as a number 1. His ability to mix pitches andget guys out is something that is a joy to watch” stated Enderle. The finalreturning pitcher is Jack Bensinger, Jack threw 24 innings last year, butwas forced out because of arm trouble and surgery. He will not throw forthe Gorloks this year. “We are going to miss Jack this year, we are goingto watch him carefully to make sure he is the same type of pitcher whenhe comes back from his rehab” stated Enderle.Three incoming freshmen will be making their debuts with theGorloks. Mitch Stefani (Fr., Aurora, IL), Korie Vire (Fr., Catlin, IL), andTaw Fredrickson (Fr., Foosland, IL) are all hoping to prove themselvesand pitch for the Gorloks. “Mitch Stefani had a good fall and will be a guythat we can bank on during the year and into the future. He is a talentedyoung man with a bright future” stated Enderle. Korie Vire is a two-wayguy for the Gorloks that will make an impact doing both. On the mound,Vire was impressive during the fall and in the weeks leading up to theseason. “Korie is one of the hardest workers we have on the team, histalent combined with that work ethic are going to put him in the mix at acouple different spots” stated Enderle. Taw Fredrickson will be sitting outthis year because of arm surgery. “Taw showed signs of being able tocontribute very early. He will have to sit out this year, but we still expecthim to be a contributor in the future” said Enderle.“We’re returning a great group of pitching that led us to theCollege World Series last year. The way our pitching staff threw in theRegional in Memphis, TN last year was something special and weexpect to be at that level again this year. We have the guys and thattalent and they have been working hard to get back to Appleton” statedKurich.PRESEASON PROSPECTUS 20132013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 35
  • 35. PRESEASON PROSPECTUS 20132013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 34PitchingThe Gorlok pitching staff is coming off a year in which they leadthe conference in multiple categories, including, strikeouts (199) andopponents’ batting average (.213), and wins (20). While the loss ofCentral Region Pitcher of the Year and Second Team All-American DavidMueller is going to hurt, the pitching staff is an experienced group withanother high upside. “With the loss of significant innings from theprevious year we are going to have to have guys step up right away, but Ifeel like the talent is there to have the same type of year” stated CoachEnderle.The Gorlok pitching staff will be led by three seniors. StevenDooley (Sr., Oran, MO) broke the school record for innings pitched andappearances last year with 97 innings pitched and 26 appearances. Also,leading the charge will be Cody Hafeli (Sr., Marian, IL). Cody tied theschool record for wins last year while going 9-1 with a 2.93 ERA.Finishing up the trio of senior pitchers is Ryan Martinez (Sr., Normal, IL),Martinez threw 25.2 innings last year and his role will continue to grow.“These three seniors provide a great example to the rest of our youngpitching staff and know how to pitch well late in the year” stated CoachEnderle.In addition to these three seniors are two transfer students, BrettBuchanan (Jr., Villa Park, IL) joins the Gorloks from Division II SaintJoseph’s College in Indiana. “Brett will have the ability to be a number 1type of guy on the mound” stated Coach Enderle. Also joining the staff isKevin Lashley (Jr., St. Clair, MO). Kevin is a transfer from SouthwesternIllinois College in Belleville, IL. “Lashley will have the ability to pick upsignificant innings in games that mean a tremendous amount to us thisyear” says Enderle.Returning pitchers include Zach Schneider (R-So., Grayslake, IL),Dylan Dean Smith (R-So., Albion, IL), Jason Gray (R-Jr., St. Louis, MO),Isaac Behme (So., Harrisburg, IL) and Jack Bensinger (So., Los Angeles,CA).Schneider is coming off a year in which he had surgery and wasforced to sit out. “Getting Zach back and healthy will add another ace-type arm to an already successful pitching staff” said Enderle.Similar to Schneider, Dylan Dean Smith and Jason Gray arecoming off a year in which they had to sit out because of surgery.“Dylan’s made major strides since his surgery last year and we arelooking for him to play a vital role in our staff and helping lead us back tothe World Series, Also Jason Gray has looked like his old self in theweeks leading up to the season and should help solidify the back end ofPRESEASON PROSPECTUS 20132013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 33
  • 36. WEBSTER BASEBALL HISTORY AND HONORS2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 321996 Jeff Gutjahr (OF)1997 Jeff Gutjahr (OF)1998 Jeff Gutjahr (OF)1999 Rick Werner (OF), Jeff Paur (P), Steve Mullins (UT)2000 Pat McSheehy (UT), Keenan Mallory (1B), Eric Shultz (OF)2001 Pat McSheehy (OF), Adam Luebbert (OF), Shuan Duvall (2B)2002 Pat McSheehy (OF), Mike Vaughn (OF), Dave Etter (C), EthanBarnett (DH)2004 Tom Hermann (P), Dave Etter (C), Chris Huckabee (OF), PrestonGross (UT), Alfredo Baez (P), Eric Kuntz (P)2005 Bryan Bernat (P), Tom Hermann (P), Matt Adams (2B), SteveMueller (3B), Preston Gross (DH)2006 Matt Adams (DH), Adam York (OF), Ryan Webb (SS), Taylor Nahm(P), Preston Gross (OF)2007 Wesley Hilliard (P), Alex Raetzloff (2B), Clint Tomer (3B), RyanHoffman (OF), David Umfleet (DH), Joe Malat (P), Kyle Starnes(1B), Preston Gross (OF)2008 Wes Hilliard (P), Brett Mueller (P), Alex Raetzloff (2B), Andy Fuiten(OF), Dave Umfleet (OF), Craig Scahefer (UT), Eric McKinley (P),John Combs (C), Greg Steen (3B), Dakota Huey (OF)2009 Will Savage (P), Bryan Stanley (P), Aaron Senzell (2B), NathanShelton (3B), Zach Little (SS), Andrew Fuiten (OF), Dakota Huey(OF), Joe Biagini (DH), Eric Broughton (P), Bryce Law (P), CraigSchaefer (C), Kyle Starnes (1B)2010 Cody Stevenson (OF), Will Savage (P), David Mueller (P), BryanStanley (P), Joe Biagini (1B), Anthony Genna (3B), Zach Little (SS),Craig Schaefer (DH), Bryce Law (P), John Combs (C), NathanShelton (2B), Dakota Huey (OF), Victor Valdez (OF)2011 Nathan Shelton (3B), Anthony Genna (SS), Cody Stevenson (OF),Paul Kienker (OF), Jason Gray (P), David Mueller (P), ZachSchneider (P), Tom Henke (1B), Craig Schaefer (DH), StevenDooley (P)2012 David Mueller (P), Matt Moore (C), Tom Henke (1B), AlexKazmierski (OF), Cody Stevenson (OF), Isaac Behme (P), aylorStoulp (SS), Mike Rainbolt (DH), Cody Hafeli (P)Webster Baseball All-Conference2013 • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY BASEBALL • PAGE 33PRESEASON PROSPECTUS 2013The Gorloks are coming off an unprecedented 2012 season inwhich they recorded an overall record of 36-14, and finished fifth in theDivision III College World Series in Appleton, WI. The 36 wins were aschool record and the World Series berth was the first in school history.Webster also compiled an outstanding 20-4 mark in the conferenceschedule, winning its sixth consecutive St. Louis Intercollegiate AthleticConference title. The Gorloks also produced nine all-conferenceselections as well as the Player of the Year, Pitcher of the Year, andNewcomer of the year in Tom Henke, David Mueller, and Isaac Behme,respectively. Also, Mueller was the Central Region Pitcher of the Year aswell as a Second Team ABCA All-American. After a great conferenceseason, Webster went on to sweep the conference tournament as wellas the Central Regional in four games, beating Washington University(Mo.), DePauw University, and Birmingham-Southern College to earn aberth in the College World Series. There, the Gorloks lost the first gameto Wheaton College (Ma.), bouncing back with a thrilling victory of KeanUniversity, before being eliminated by eventual national champion,Marietta College.Bill Kurich enters his seventh season as head coach compiling a193-82 overall record over that span, breaking the school record for winsfour times (2007, 2008, 2010, 2012) and also leading the Gorloks to anundefeated conference mark of 24-0 (2009).In his first six years, Coach Kurich has taken the program to newheights. The Gorloks have been a consistent contender on the regionaland national level. This consistency is reflected in the preseason polls.The ABCA Coaches’ Poll has the Gorloks ranked 9thin the country tostart the year. “Our players have truly embraced the program and whattakes to compete at the national level. They have bought into thesystem 100%, and their willingness to work hard and take care ofbusiness the right way every day has brought the program to this point.They deserve the success they have had, but they are not content andstill want to achieve at a higher level” said Kurich. “We lost a greatgroup of seniors from last year, but we have brought in a talented groupof young players that are dedicated and are ready to win. Nothing willbe given to us and we are going to have to work harder than ever, butour guys have a goal in mind and the determination to reach that goal”stated Kurich. “We have as much talent as we’ve ever had before, it isjust a matter of putting it together and making a run at the right time ofthe year” stated Kurich