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  • 2012 Iowa Conference champions
  • 100 wins in past four seasons
  • Four Iowa Conference MVPs
  • Five first-team all-league picks in 2014

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Roster

2015 Central College baseball numerical varsity roster

No. Name Pos. B/T Ht. Yr. Hometown/High School
1 ***Kirby Coppess SS R-R 5-6 Sr. Urbandale, Iowa / Urbandale
2 **Blake Judkins RHP R-R 6-0 Jr. Marshalltown, Iowa / Marshalltown
2 PJ Carey 2B R-R 6-0 So. Ankeny, Iowa / Ankeny
3 ***Spencer Gritsch 2B/OF R-R 5-10 Sr. Brooklyn, IA / BGM
3 Corey Broxson OF R-L 6-2 So. Guttenberg, Iowa / Clayton Ridge
4 Chandler Sturtz SS/2B L-R 6-0 So. Newton, Iowa / Newton
5 Greg Harris LHP L-L 6-3 Sr. Plattsmouth, Neb. / Plattsmouth
6 *Seth Griffiths OF L-R 5-6 Jr. Ottumwa, Iowa / Ottumwa
7 *Noah Stochl SS/2B R-R 6-0 Jr. New Hampton, Iowa / New Hampton
8 *Dylan Diveney RHP/OF R-R 6-3 So. Marshalltown, Iowa / Marshalltown
9 ***Mark Schroeder RHP R-R 6-0 Sr. Chariton, Iowa / Chariton
9 Tyler Alessio 2B R-R 5-9 So. Des Moines, Iowa / Lincoln
10 *Austin Meyer RHP R-R 5-11 Sr. Bondurant, Iowa / Bondurant-Farrar
11 **Dakotah Wolken RHP/OF R-R 5-9 Sr. Dillon, Iowa / East Marshall
11 Seth Eash RHP R-R 5-7 So. Kalona, Iowa / Mid-Prairie
12 Grant Schiltz OF R-R 5-9 So. Polk City, Iowa / North Polk
13 ***Matt Schissel RHP R-R 6-3 Sr. Milan, Ill. / Rock Island Alleman
13 Daniel Weir C R-R 5-9 So. Leon, Iowa / Central Decatur
14 Adam Carey LHP L-L 5-11 So. Pella, Iowa / Pella
15 *Jake Hirst OF/RHP R-R 6-0 Jr. Davenport, Iowa / Assumption
16 *Mason Ellis 1B R-R 5-11 So. Fairfield, Iowa / Fairfield
17 *Adam Lindell OF R-R 5-11 Sr. Denver, Colo. / Arapahoe
17 Ben Mitchell C R-R 5-9 So. Des Moines, Iowa / Hoover
18 Toby Wall 3B/1B R-R 6-1 Jr. Ankeny, Iowa / Ankeny
19 **Zach Zylstra OF R-L 5-11 Sr. Pella, Iowa / Pella Christian
20 Kyle Crampton RHP/1B R-R 6-2 So. Omaha, Neb. / Millard South
21 ***Zach Brown 3B/1B R-R 5-11 Jr. Cedar Rapids, Iowa / Xavier
21 Hunter Caspers C R-R 5-11 Jr. Lisbon, Iowa / Lisbon
22 *Tyler Frideres C R-R 6-0 So. Algona , Iowa / Algona
23 Kyle Gritsch 3B/OF R-R 6-0 So. Brooklyn, Iowa / BGM
24 ***Andy Carr RHP/OF R-R 5-10 Sr. Rockford, Ill. / Rockford Lutheran
25 Jordan Gier 1B/OF R-R 5-10 Sr. Washington , Iowa / Washington
26 Austin Chipps RHP R-R 6-1 So. Ankeny , Iowa / Centennial
27 *Alex Dornacker RHP R-R 6-3 So. West Des Moines, Iowa / Valley
28 **Michael Reuter C R-R 5-7 Jr. Monticello, Iowa / Monticello
28 Michael Firkins C R-R 5-10 So. Centerville, Iowa / Centerville
29 Jake Voss OF R-R 5-11 So. Ryan, Iowa / West Delaware
30 *Ryan Garrett 3B R-R 5-11 So. Aledo, Ill. / Mercer County

*letters earned

Head coach: Matt Schirm
Assistants: John Love, Cody Baethke
Volunteer assistant: Todd Zylstra, Eric Van Wyngarden
Student assistant: Nick Hunter 

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