36 student-athletes compete on BSU baseball squad

While weather conditions in the upper Midwest have wreaked havoc on Bemidji State University’s baseball season, the Beavers have a record of 12-14 through 26 games. BSU was picked to finish seventh in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in a pre-season vote of the league’s coaches.

This year’s team, under the guidance of eighth-year head coach Tim Bellew, features 36 student-athletes from six states and one Canadian province.

For complete information about Beaver baseball, visit bsubeavers.com.

Members of Bemidji State University’s men’s baseball team are listed below, by hometown

Bemidji | Cody Jenkins, freshman, business management; second baseman
Bemidji | Matt Hietala, sophomore, sport management; infielder
Bemidji | Mason Bellew, freshman, undeclared; first baseman
Big Lake | Jake Tuholsky , sophomore, physical education; catcher
Big Lake | Ross Stein, sophomore, sports management; right handed pitcher
Blaine | Alex Minkel, freshman, criminal justice; catcher
Brainerd | Jack Hegarty, sophomore, education and mathematics; infielder, pitcher
Cass Lake | Tyler Trosen, sophomore, chemistry; right handed pitcher
Cass Lake | Mike Hanson, sophomore, exercise science; right handed pitcher
Chatfield | Phil Bray, senior, criminal justice; left handed pitcher
Cottage Grove | Jaryd Marks, senior, environmental studies; right handed pitcher, first baseman
Eden Prairie | Miles Campbell, junior, biology; right handed pitcher
Hayfield | Tyler Nelson, sophomore, exercise science; outfielder
Lake Henry | Weston Brinkman, freshman, wildlife management; left handed pitcher
Lakeville | Zach Braun, junior, sport management; catcher, first baseman
Lino Lakes | Ryan Anderson, senior, business management; right handed pitcher
Little Falls | Joey Hanowski, freshman, undecided; infielder/outfielder
Little Falls | Riley Hirsch, senior, sport management; catcher, pitcher
Little Falls | Logan Kalis, senior, accounting and business administration; first baseman, pitcher
Longville | Kevin Murphy, freshman, sports management; catcher, right handed pitcher
Long Prairie | Austin Kaiser, freshman, design technology; center fielder
Milaca | Ryan Van Someren, senior, secondary education; right handed pitcher, outfielder
Mora | Jake Oslin, sophomore, sport management; outfielder
Mountain Iron | Gavin Nichols, freshman, criminal justice; outfielder
Oakdale | Mark Kosmalski, freshman, criminal justice; right handed
Plymouth | Nate Heisick, freshman, business; left handed pitcher
Prior Lake | Cole Bjorge, sophomore, sport management; outfielder
St. Charles | Matt Ellinghuysen, senior, sport management; third baseman
St. Michael | Andrew McCarthy, freshman, mass communications; shortstop, third baseman
St. Paul | Chad Hanson, junior, criminal justice; outfielder

Mesa | Steven Prichard, sophomore, applied engineering; third baseman

Colorado Springs | Lewis Baumann, senior, exercise science; shortstop

Deerfield | Jesse Katz, freshman, sport management; right handed pitcher

Dubuque | Tyler Saeugling, sophomore, secondary education, chemistry; right handed pitcher

Rio Rancho | Trevor Purvis, senior, sport management; outfielder, left handed pitcher

Regina | Ryan Brezinski, senior, chemistry; right handed pitcher