Spring 2019 Coyote Baseball Team Bios (#21-44-RS)

 

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   Hayden Alexander


Freshman


RHP
 - 6'0" - 165 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Burleson, TX 
(Burleson HS)

High School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:

Stacy & Tom Alexander / Burleson, TX



• High school junior year: Hit .350
• Season Goals:  “Make a solid impact on the team and help get us to Grand Junction."

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#23  Hunter Gieser

 
Sophomore

INF
 - 6'4" - 215 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Burleson, TX 
(Burleson HS)
HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Matt & Laura Gieser / Burleson, TX

• WC freshman year: .221 avg, 11 RBI, 6 doubles
• High school senior year: 1st team All-State, District MVP, .470 avg, 7 HR, 49 RBI

• Season Goals:  “Inspire those around me to reach their maximum potential."

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#24   Chance Turney  


Sophomore


OF - 6'2" - 205 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Granbury, TX (Granbury HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Lynn & Marcie Turney / Weatherford, TX

• High school senior year: Bi-District appearance
• High school junior year: Area appearance, 1st team All-District Center Field, Offensive
  MVP, .353 BA

• High school sophomore year:  Bi-District appearance
• High school freshman year: Bi-District appearance
• Season Goal:  “Win conference and have a shot to win Grand Junction."

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#25  Bryce Hackett

 

Freshman 


RHP - 6'1" - 195 lbs. 
Bats/Throws: R/R


Arlington, TX (Kennedale HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Regis Hackett / Pittsburgh, PA
& Mary Hackett / St. Louis, MO

• High school senior year: District 7-4A MVP, 0.75 ERA, Record of 10-1, THSBCA All-Star
  Selection, All-State Academic, All-State Pitcher
• High school junior year: District 7-4A MVP
• High school sophomore year: District 7-4A Newcomer of the Year
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Season Goal:  “Conference Champs; Regional Champs; and Grand Junction."


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#26  Cameron Ehringer


Sophomore  


RHP 
- 6'3" - 225 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Colleyville, TX (Colleyville Heritage HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Kari Ehringer / Vernon, TX
& Brian Ehringer / Sellersburg, IN

• High school senior year: Avg .450, 9 HR
• 
Season Goal:  “I want the team to come together as a family and work together in order
  to make it to Grand Junction and win the Junior College World Series.
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#27  Jesse Cravy


Freshman  


RHP - 6'0" - 240 lbs.
Bats/Throws: S/R


Lufkin, TX (Hudson HS) 

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Marty & Jesse Cravy / Lufkin, TX 


College Transfer: Angelina College

• High school senior year: 1st Team All-District pitcher
• High school junior year: 1st Team All-District pitcher
• High school sophomore year: All-District Honorable Mention
• 
Season Goal:“To help my team live up to and exceed the expectations and standards
  we have as a group.
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#28  Dryden Virden


Freshman  


C/RHP
- 6'0" - 190 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Wall, TX (Wall HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Brandy Lloyd / Wall, TX
Todd Virden / Abilene, TX


College Transfer: Texas Tech University

• High school senior year: 1st Team All-State, All-West Texas MVP
• High school junior year: 1st Team All-State
• High school sophomore year: 1st Team All-State, All-West Texas MVP
• High school freshman year: 1st Team All-District
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Season Goals:“Win a College World Series."

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#29  Bryce McDermott


Sophomore


OF -
5'10" - 205 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Piedmont, OK 
(Piedmont HS) 

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Mike & Stacy McDermott / Piedmont, OK 


College Transfer:
Wichita State University

• High school senior year: 5A Oklahoma Semi-Finalist
• High school junior year: 5A Oklahoma State Runner-Up
• Season Goals:“Win the JUCO World Series."


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#31  Connor Emmet


Sophomore


OF - 6'2"- 195 lbs.
Bats/Throws: L/L


Colleyville, TX (Colleyville Heritage HS) 

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Melanie Emmet / Colleyville, TX
& Tom Emmet / N.Richland Hills, TX

• WC freshman year: .353 average, .457 OBP, .586 SLG, 6 HRs, 23 RBIs
• High school senior year: .483 avg, 3 HRs, 1st Team All-District

• Season Goals: "Win regionals and the whole thing; win at least .750 of our games."


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#32  Chase Pederson


Freshman 


C - 5'10" - 190 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Midland, TX (Midland Lee HS) 

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Stephanie & Chase Pederson / Midland, TX

• Season Goals: “Do the best we can as a team."


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#33  Bryson Hudgens


Freshman 


RHP - 6'3" - 240 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Argyle, TX (Argyle HS) 

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Robert & Melissa Hudgens / Argyle, TX


WC Clubs & Activities: Member of C2 worship group

• High school senior year: 4A Player of the Year, State Championship, MVP, 4A State
  Champion, All-Area Player of the Year
• High school junior year: All-State 1st Baseman, All-Area DH, Regional Finalist
• High school sophomore year: Best JV in the State
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Season Goals:“Win Grand Junction and stay healthy."


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#34  Andrew Knutson


RS-Sophomore 


RHP - 6'2" - 210 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Katy, TX (Katy HS) 

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:


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#35  Matthew Grimes


Freshman 


RHP - 5'11" - 205 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Peaster, TX (Peaster HS) 

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Lynn Grimes / Graham, TX 
& Cece Grimes / Houston, TX

 

• Season Goals:“My goals for this season consist of winning Conference, then going on
  to win Region V and the NJCAA World Series. Academically, I want to have a GPA of 3.5
  or better.
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#36  Michael Stanford


Sophomore 


RHP - 6'1"- 160 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Grapevine, TX (Colleyville Heritage HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Mary Beth Stanford / Clearwater, FL 
& David Stanford / Fort Lauderdale, FL   

 

• High school senior year: 1.29 ERA
• Season Goals:“Come back 100% healthy from Tommy John surgery to help my team
  in every aspect possible.
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#44  Brett Lundy


Sophomore


LHP
- 5'11"- 220 lbs.
Bats/Throws: L/L


Argyle, TX
(Argyle HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Daniel & Melody Lundy / Argyle, TX    

• WC freshman year: 9 IP 0-0 record
• High school senior year: 1st Team All-District, 1st Team All-Denton County
• High school junior year: Pitcher of the District 9-4A
• High school sophomore year: 4A State Championship,1st Team All-District
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Season Goals:“Win the conference and advance to the Junior College World Series."

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RS - Heath Backhus


Freshman 


LHP - 6'0"- 170 lbs.
Bats/Throws: L/L


New Waverly, TX (Willis HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Burk Backhus / Anderson, TX  
& Patricia Backhus / New Waverly, TX

 

• High school senior year: 1.29 ERA
• Season Goals:“Win the JUCO World Series."

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RS - Carson Bradley


Freshman


INF
- 5'10"- 165 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Flower Mound, TX
(Flower Mound HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:



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RS - Josh Caraway


Freshman 


C - 6'0"- 205 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Roanoke, TX (Byron Nelson HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Clint & Jenny Caraway / De Leon, TX    

 

• High school senior year: All-District Catcher, Team MVP, Star-Telegram All-Star, Area
  Champs, .378 avg, school record .500 OBP, Unan. 1st Team
• High school junior year: Varsity Letter, Team Top Scholar
• High school sophomore year: Varsity Letter, Team Top Scholar, Team-Over-Me Award
• Season Goals:“Win a conference championship and get the team to Grand Junction."

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RS - Robby Caro


Freshman


RHP
- 5'10"- 175 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Leander, TX
(Leander HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:


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RS - Peter Delkus


Freshman 


RHP - 6'2"- 200 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Plano, TX (Jesuit College Prep School of Dallas)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Pete Delkus / Collinsville, IL
& Jacque Delkus / St. Louis, MO

• High school senior year: 2nd Team All-District
• High school sophomore year: State Championship
• High school freshman year: State Semi-Final
• Season Goals:“I want to win a Championship in Grand Junction."

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RS - Preston Edison


Sophomore


LHP
- 5'8"- 155 lbs.
Bats/Throws: L/L


Weatherford, TX
(Weatherford HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Amy Perry / San Antonio, TX,

Rondi Perry / Weatherford, TX & 
Charles Edison / San Antonio, TX


WC Clubs & Activities: Northside Baptist
College Ministry 

• High school senior year: .330 avg, 1st Team All-District outfield
• High school junior year: .415 avg, 3rd Team All-State outfield
• High school sophomore year: .327 avg, Newcomer of the Year, District 4-6A
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Season Goals:“Be the best I can be in whatever role I'm put in. Be a great teammate.
  Help those around me perform at their best on a consistent basis.
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RS - Coy Sims


Freshman 


RHP/OF - 6'4"- 190 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Cleburne, TX 

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:

 


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RS - Grayson Tatrow


Freshman


OF
- 6'2"- 205 lbs.
Bats/Throws: L/R


Mansfield, TX
(Mansfield HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Sara Buchan / Little Rock, AR
& Daniel Tatrow / Calumet, MI

• WC freshman year: 9 IP 0-0 record
• High school senior year: 1st Team All-District, 1st Team All-State academics
• High school junior year: 1st Team All-District, 1st Team All-State academics
• High school sophmore year: 2nd Team All-District, 1st Team All-State academics

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Season Goals:“To go to Grand Junction and win it all."

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Maddux Miller


Sophomore 


RHP - 6'5"- 215 lbs.
Bats/Throws: L/R


Arlington, TX (Arlington Martin HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Roy Miller / Arlington, TX 
& Megan Miller / Nashville, TN  

• High school senior year: 1st Team All-District pitcher
• High school junior year: All-District outfielder
• High school sophomore year: State Finalist
• Season Goals:“I want to win conference and ultimately win a championship."

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Joey Bettencourt


Freshman


C/3B
 - 6'0"- 195 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R


Keller, TX
(Keller HS)

HIgh School Coach:


Parent(s) & current residence:
Tammy Bettencourt / Grand Rapids, SD

• High school senior year: 1st Team All-District catcher, .340 average, Area-Finalists
• High school junior year: 1st Team All-District catcher, .380 average, Bi-District champ
• 
Season Goals:“To make it to regionals and ultimately Grand Junction."

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