BULLDOG ALUMNI

Devan Ahart

Orchard Lake St. Mary's HS
Akron University
Los Angeles Dodgers

Bio

Devan was drafted in the 17th round by the Dodgers, after capping off three seasons at Akron University. “Hollywood” was named the M.V.P. of the CABA World Series where hit for the cycle in the clinching win for the Bulldogs.

Jack Hranec

Ortonville Brandon HS
Lincoln Trail College
Murray State University
Frontier League - Gateway Grizzlies

Bio

Jack Hranec played one season with the program and played 1b as well as pitcher. Jack was a force on the mound as one of our top pitchers in addition to hitting n the middle of the lineup. He is also credited with one of the top five nick names in program history, “el oso blanco”. Jack went on to play at Lincoln Trail College and the Murray State.

Zack Zott

Lake Orion High School
University of Michigan

Bio

Zack Zott was one of the best athletes in program history. Tall and fast, Zott also had offers to play football at the collegiate level. A tremendous CF, Zack ran down balls with ease. He hit for power and average and was also able to contribute on the mound as a pitcher. As good as Zott was on the field he was better in the classroom. His role as student athlete continued at the University of Michigan.

Tom Wyza

Notre Dame Prep High School
Northwood University

Bio

Tommy Wyza was one of the many catchers who have flourished in the Bulldogs program. Tommy was a relentless worker who continued to learn and improve throughout his tenure. Wyza’s big arm, blocking ability and receiving skills made him a favorite target of all of his pitchers, as well as the coaching staff. Tom went on to catch at Northwood university

Nick Vogelmeier

Lake Orion High School
Western Michigan University

Bio

Nick Vogelmeier played four seasons with the program and was a standout middle infielder. “Vogie” had one of the highest baseball IQ’s in the history of the program, always playing two steps ahead of the competition. Nick was a lockdown SS by the end of his four years and went on to play in College at Western Michigan University.

Joe Turnbull

Lake Orion High School
Albion College

Bio

Joe Turnbull played one season with the Bulldogs and was an outstanding defensive shortstop. Joe was a leader by example and set the standard for infield play. Turnbull went on to play for Coach Carden at Albion College.

Vince Siwicki

Clarkston High School
UNO

Bio

Vince Siwicki was one of the top pitchers on the 2011 CABA World Series championship team. “Jeff” pitched his two best games of the year in the series earning wins against the two top teams in the tournament. “Sticky” sat in the mid 80’s with a plus slider. Vince went on to pitch in college at the University of Northwest Ohio.

Joe Prechtel

Rochester Adams HS
University of Toledo

Bio

Joe Prechtel was an outstanding two way player for the Bulldogs. He was a mainstay in the middle of the order and hit for power and for a high average. He was also in the rotation as a starter where he continued to improve all season long as a High 80’s thrower with an array of pitches. Joe went on to pitch and hit at the University of Toledo.

JD Seablom

Rochester Adams High School
Kalamazoo College

Bio

JD Seablom spent 5 years with the Bulldogs and grew into one of the best hitters in program history. “Diz” played mostly 2B in his time with the program but saw action at SS,3B and Pitcher as well. JD’s determination on the field and in the classroom will be used as the standard in the programs future. Seablom went on to play for coach Ott at Kalamazoo College.

Dylan Walker

Fraser High School
Macomb C.C.

Bio

Dylan Walker was a gritty outfielder from Fraser HS that gave his Bulldog teams an edge. Walker also made big contributions on the mound, attacking the strike zone and always giving his team a chance to win. Dylan went on to play Baseball at Macomb C.C.

Campbell Kinch

Orchard Lake St. Mary's HS
Macomb C.C.

Bio

Campbell Kinch played all three outfield spots in his four years in the program. His speed and aggressiveness on the bases made him a constant threat to change a game at any time. Campbell went on to play collegiately at Macomb Community College.

Dylan Benson

Fenton HS
Mott CC
Rochester College

Bio

Dylan Benson was a submarine pitcher on the 2013 team. Benson was a shut down force out of the back end of the Bullpen. Dylan went to Mott College and then transferred to Rochester College to play for Coach Chipka.

Max Mohring

Bloomfield Hills HS
Lawrence Tech University

Bio

Mohring spent two summers with Bulldogs and saw action at pitcher and outfield, but the majority of his time was spent as a catcher. He was an outstanding thrower from the position and that helped him earn a spot at LTU.

Camedon Hadley

Clarkston HS
Rochester College

Bio

Cam's speed and aggressiveness made him an outstanding outfielder in the program. He was a force on the bases on offense and that ability took him to Rochester College.

Matt Rodgers

Clarkston
Lincoln Trail College
Evansville University
USPBL - Diamond Hoppers

Bio

Matt Rodgers was a standout two way player for both seasons that he played in the program. “Rodge” hit in the middle of the order for the championship team of 2011 and pitched in the starting rotation. Matt spent his first 2 years of college at Lincoln Trail, where his play earned him another scholarship to play at Evansville University. After college Matt signed a professional contract to play for the Diamond Hoppers of the USPBL.

Drake Edwards

Saranac High School
Davenport University

Bio

Drake Edwards came to the Bulldogs in 2016 from the west side of the state and quickly became an impact player for a team that won two tournaments.
Drake played third, short and second and reeked havoc on the basepaths as one of the fastest players in Bulldogs history. Edwards continued his baseball career at Davenport University.

Brian Biddle

Oxford High School
Jackson Community College

Bio

Brian played short and third in his time with the Bulldogs and is continuing to play at Jackson C.C. Brian was part of the 2016 team that finished 26 and 6.

Ken Guldi

Lake Orion High School
Northwood University

Bio

Ken Guldi was a versatile player, making an impact at first, third and on the mound. Kenny played two years in the program and continued his collegiate career at Northwood University.

Ryan Lambrecht

Lake Orion High School
Madonna University

Bio

Ryan Lambrecht played for the 2013 team as a middle infielder and top of the lineup hitter. Ryan had outstanding speed and good power to all fields. Ryan went on to play for Madonna University.

Alex Lewandowski

Dakota High School
Northwood University

Bio

Alex Lewindowski was a dominating pitcher for the 2013 team. A fierce competitor, “King Lew” always wanted the ball and attacked hitters with several pitches. Lewy went on to play at Northwood University

Kyle Mackenzie

Royal Oak High School
GRCC

Bio

Kyle Mackenzie was an outfielder and pitcher for the 2011 CABA World Series team. “Kmack” played all three outfield positions and was a lockdown reliever in the back end of the bullpen. Nasty on left hand hitters, Mackenzie’s submarine arm action made him a shutdown component to all of our big games. Kyle played two seasons at GRCC before injuring his hip

Dane Davis

Romeo HS
Owens CC
IPFW

Bio

Dane Davis spent five seasons with the Bulldogs and helped to lay the ground work for future players. Dane was an infielder and a pitcher and earned the nick name “the vulcher” for his ability to shut teams down in relief and rally his team to victory. Dane learned to pitch before he learned to throw hard and when his body grew into his 6’5” frame he became a dominant force on the mound. He has a ring from the 2011 championship which symbolizes all of the hard work he put in to achieve his goals. Davis went to Owens College and then to IPFW to continue his collegiate career where his ability to pitch and grow facial hair was always on display.

Trenton Gilman

Orchard Lake St. Mary's HS
Cornerstone University

Bio

Gilman is a tireless worker who overcame great obstacles to achieve his goals. Trenton played 4 years with the program and spent time at several positions before settling down as a lockdown shortstop

Dylan Perry

Clarkston HS
Albion College

Bio

Dylan spent two summers with the Bulldogs program where he spent time as both an infielder and an outfielder. Perry's left hand swing and outstanding work ethic landed him a spot with coach Carden at Albion College.

Jared Fish

North Farmington HS
Marshall University

Bio

Fish was one of the best pitchers in program history, dominating from the left side. His electric movement and velocity took him to Marshall University.

Conner Grant

Lake Orion HS
Kalamazoo College

Bio

Conner played one season with the Bulldogs as a catcher and handled one of the best pitching staffs in program history. Grant hit balls all over the field and went on to play for coach Ott at KZoo.

Brendan Bilkovic

West Bloomfield HS
Wayne State University

Bio

Brendan played four seasons in the program and grew into an outstanding outfielder and submarine pitcher. "Bilk" was a great player to coach and embodied the work ethic of the program. A true Bulldog in every sense of the word.

Johnny Butler

Lake Orion HS
Albion College

Bio

"Johnny B" played three seasons with the Bulldogs and turned himself into a college outfielder. A tremendous student on and off the field, Butler adapted to every situation that he was put into. He was an great person to coach and made the program better.

Graham Girdler

Birmingham Seaholm HS
Kalamazoo College

Bio

Graham played one season with the Bulldogs as a pitcher and first baseman. Girdler hit for power and anchored the middle of the order. He will be both a pitcher and a hitter for coach Ott at Kalamazoo.

Blaise Salter

Orchard Lake St. Mary's HS
Michigan State University
Detroit Tigers

Bio

Blaise was drafted by the Tigers in 2015 after four seasons at Michigan State University. Salter was an all star with the Connecticut Tigers in 2016. “Salteritops” will go down as one of the best Bulldog nicknames of all time.

Nate Witt

Clarkston High School
Michigan State University
Los Angeles Dodgers

Bio

Nathan Witt was an electric arm for the AABC Runner Up team in 2012. Nathan also spent time at DH and 1b and contributed to the offense. Witt spent parts of two seasons with the program and had great success with a fastball in the upper 80’s and a big breaking ball. Witt earned a scholarship to pitch at Michigan State University

Ben Bieszki

Dakota High School
Rochester College

Bio

Ben played four seasons with the Bulldogs and worked at a tremendous pace until he found a home as a catcher and outfielder at Rochester College. He is the epitome of what makes our program great, and we are all better for having him in the program.

Nick Bredeson

Andover High School
Ohio University

Bio

Though others will make their claim, Nick Bredeson could be the symbol of
the Bulldogs program. Nick’s work ethic, leadership, character and effort, matched with outstanding skill set brought him to Ohio University to continue his baseball career. A bulldog in every sense of the word.

Jordyn Finney

Cranbrook High School
Albion College

Bio

Jordyn Finney played two seasons with the Bulldogs and was a standout as an infielder and a catcher. “Fin diesel” joined the long list of Bulldog catchers play collegiately and raised the bar for future backstops. Finney controlled all aspects of defense and anchored down in the two spot of an explosive 2016 lineup that won 26 games. Jordyn continued his career at Albion College.

Harrison Salter

Orchard Lake St. Mary's HS
University Of Michigan

Bio

Harrison Salter is added to the list of collegiate catchers who played in the program. “H” anchored down the middle of the lineup for the 2016 and was a tireless worker behind the plate. His plus arm strength and leadership ability made him an outstanding asset to the program. Salter is continuing his career at the University of Michigan.

Hunter Brown

St. Clair Shores HS
Wayne State University

Bio

Hunter Brown was one of the top pitchers on the 2016 team and in the history of the program. “H.B.” was an outstanding learner and made the most of everyday that he had with our staff. Brown went on to play for Coach Ryan Kelley at Wayne State University.

Ira Land

Troy Athens High School
Spalding University

Bio

Ira Land joined the 2011 roster and was a big contributor to the teams championship success. Ira played 3b,2b, SS and pitcher throughout the year. Land went on to play at Spalding College where as a freshman he was a part of that teams national championship as well.

Matt McClennen

Rochester Adams HS
Northwood University

Bio

Matt McClennen spent the majority of his four seasons in the Bulldog’s program running down fly balls in CF. Matt was a plus runner who flew around the bases, hitting balls all over the field. Your ideal leadoff hitter, McClennen was always on base. He continued his baseball career at Northwood University.

Mike Rau

Rochester HS
Rochester College

Bio

Mike Rau played all four infield spots as a Bulldog and was a fierce competitor on the mound. One of the toughest players to ever play in the program, Mike pitched with protective mask after being hit in the face with a line drive at the end of his High School season. Mike continued his career at Rochester College for coach Ackerman.

Joe Gardner

Romeo High School
Marietta University

Bio

Joe Gardner was one of the toughest players in Bulldogs History. Leading by example, Joe spent time at Catcher Pitcher and third, and was known for his knack of getting big hits. Joe continued to play collegiately at Marietta College.

Matt Nestor

Rochester Adams HS
Western Michigan University

Bio

Matt Nestor was one of two players from the original Rochester Bulldogs team that started it all in 2006. Nestor developed into an electric left hander who threw wiffle balls in the mid 80’s. Nestor spent his early years as a solid outfielder who ran well. He eventually settled into a pitching role where he accepted a scholarship to play at Western Michigan University.

Brandon Kalinowski

Madison Heights Lamphere HS
Rochester College

Bio

"BK" is another catcher who has flourished in our system. His hard work brought him to Rochester College where he joined coach Kunert's Warriors. Brandon also spent time in the infield for the Bulldogs and his work ethic will allow him to continue to succeed

Anthony Kania

Rochester Adams Hs
Saginaw Valley State University

Bio

Kania played four seasons with the bulldogs which saw him grow literally and figuratively as a player. Anthony was a switch hitting catcher who also spent time at 3b and 1b and ripped from both sides of the plate. A true example of staying the course and continuing to get better everyday. Hard work pays off.

Nick Deeg

Lake Orion High School
Central Michigan University
San Francisco Giants

Bio

Nick Deeg spent three seasons with the Bulldogs as a dominant force on the mound and at the plate. “Deeger” went on to play collegiately at Central Michigan University and spent two summers in the Cape Cod League. He was Drafted by the Tigers in 2013 out of high school, and then again by the Giants in 2016 where he signed to play professionally.

Nick Bradley

Rochester High School
Western Michigan University

Bio

“Franchise” was a three sport star at Rochester High school who attended Western Michigan University. Nick played short and third in addition to being a top end starter for three seasons with the program. Nick was the winner pitcher in the final game of the CABA World Series in 2011.

Matt Chema

Grand Blanc High School
Taylor University

Bio

Matt Chema was an outstanding LHP on the 2011 CABA World Series team. “Chema time” continued his pitching career at both Taylor University and Hope College.

Spencer Fleming

Rochester Adams HS
Northwood University

Bio

Spencer Fleming is one of two 2016 grads to play 5 seasons with the Bulldogs and continue to play in college. “Flem Dog Millionaire” epitomized the phrase hard work pays off. Spence continued to put in work to get stronger and grew in to a lock down LHP. By his last year he threw all of the big games and was always up to the challenge. Fleming continued his collegiate career at Northwood University.

Jack Twitty

Rochester Adams
Hope College

Bio

Jack Twitty played four years in the Bulldogs program as an outfielder. Jack was the straw that stirred the drink, always coming up big in big situations. His free spirit and passion for the game made him a great leader on the team. Twitty continued to play collegiality at Hope College.

Ross Haffey

Brother Rice High School
Miami University

Bio

Arguably the best hitter in Bulldogs history, Ross Haffey spent four seasons with the program. “Haff man, Haff amazing” was part of the AABC World Series runner up team in 2012, and played, LF, RF, 3b, 1b, C, and P. Ross hit mammoth homeruns throughout his career and went on to play at Miami University.

Hunter Henderson

Farmington Harrison HS
Theil University

Bio

Hunter Henderson was an outstanding athlete who played for the 2012 AABC World Series Runner up team. Hunt played 2b,3b, SS, RF,LF,CF and P. Loved by his teammates, Henderson always kept the team loose and had a smile on his face. Hunter went on to play at Theil College as well as Henry Ford C.C.

Mitch Lasceski

Everest Collegiate HS
Albion College

Bio

Mitch Lasceski made big strides in his four years in the Bulldog program. Mitch played some first base and catcher, but settled in as a solid corner outfielder. He supplied some power from the left side of the plate but will be remembered most for his monumental collision at the plate in a game at Charleston Southern University. Mitch went on to play for coach Carden at Albion College.

Steve Morse

Orchard Lake St. Mary's HS
Heidelberg University

Bio

Steve Morse earned a ring with the 2011 Championship team. He was a tremendous learner who played the game the right way. His versatility and athleticism allowed him to play 1b,3b, lf, rf and pitcher throughout the season. Steve anchored down the middle of the lineup and drove balls all over the field. Morse went on to play collegiately at Heidelberg University.

Chris Busa

Rochester Adams High School
Bluffton University

Bio

Chris played corner outfield for the 2011 CABA World Series team. His teammates dubbed him “the Rake” for his uncanny ability to hit line drives to all fields. Chris was a staple in the middle of the order for that team and went on to play at Bluffton University.

Ben Hart

Rochester Adams HS
Oakland University

Bio

Ben Hart played 3b, SS, and 2B in his 3 seasons with the Bulldogs. He was a fierce competitor with power at the plate, speed on the bases and range and athleticism to play all over the infield. Ben went on to play for the Golden Grizzlies of Oakland University.

Weston Lee

Clarkston High School
Roosevelt University

Bio

Weston Lee worked his way into a solid role as a catcher on the 2011 Championship team. “World Wide Wes” was a great teammate who worked hard to improve in the off season to make himself and the team better. Wes went on to play at Roosevelt College.

Ryan Sommers

Marine City HS
Marietta College

Bio

Ryan was a four year player for the Bulldogs. He played all over the field in his time with the program while he ripped balls from the left side of the plate. Sommers worked his tail off to become a better player and it landed him a spot at Marietta College

Ryan Strum

Rochester Adams HS
Adrian College

Bio

Ryan Strum was one of only a handful of players who were with the Rochester Bulldogs as a 13u player. "The Big Strumboli" pitched every big game for 5 years in the program, dominating with a plus changeup and a fastball with outstanding movement.