2019 Baseball Roster

2019 Men's Varsity Baseball

# Name Position(s) Year Hometown
1 Steve Tiersma Infield, Pitcher JR Nampa, Idaho

2018…played in four games.

2 Cole Vande Vegte Pitcher JR Orange City, Iowa

2018…pitched 11 innings and struck out eight.

2017…pitched in four games and had five and a third innings of work.

Before Dordt…had 90 strikeouts during the 2015 season for Unity Christian (Iowa) and 99 during 2016..he had a 0.84 earned run average in 2016 and opponents batted .142 against him..was named first-team all-conference, first-team all-district, and second-team All-Northwest Iowa Review…batted .319 as a senior and had a team high 29 hits with three doubles, three triples and 17 runs batted in with 24 runs scored…recorded over 300 career strikeouts

3 Austin Pullar Infield SO Olympia, Washington

Before Dordt…graduate of Tumwater High School (Washington) and attended College of St. Scholastica (Minnesota) in 2017-18…batted .317 with seven doubles, three triples and 13 runs batted in and 16 stolen bases in his high school senior season…was a member of the USSSA West team and was a three-year letter winner and three-time academic all-conference honoree…earned Academic All-UMAC honors in 2018 at St. Scholastica.

4 Andrew Pullar Infield SO Olympia, Washington

Before Dordt…graduate of Tumwater High School (Washington) and attended College of St. Scholastica (Minnesota) for one year…batted .332 with 13 doubles, 13 runs batted in and 12 stolen bases in his high school senior season…was a member of the USSSA West team and was a three-year letter winner and three-time academic all-conference honoree….earned Academic All-UMAC honors in 2018 at St. Scholastica.

5 David Laurenti Outfield FR Redondo Beach, California

Before Dordt…played for Redondo Union (California) High School…batted .342 with two homeruns and four doubles over the course of his senior season…was named Defensive Player of the Year his senior year and helped the team to a 17-12 record…was the starting centerfielder in the 2017 All League All-Star game in El Segundo, California.

6 Lucas Nelson Outfield, Pitcher SO Oak Grove, Minnesota

2018…pitched 18 innings in five appearances…struck out ten.

Before Dordt…had a 15-5 pitching record entering his senior season for Legacy Christian Academy (Minnesota)…had a 1.50 earned run average with 101 strikeouts in 122 innings pitched…posted a .392 batting average as a senior and recorded an 8-1 record on the mound in 52 innings of work….struck out 67 batters and had two shutouts.

7 Logan Cline Infield FR Cheyenne, Wyoming

Before Dordt…East (Wyoming) High School prep…played second base for the Cheyenne Mustangs club team…during the 2017 summer Logan had a .376 batting average and a .512 on base percentage while stealing 47 bases. 

8 Jason Holwerda Outfield SR Newton, Iowa

2018…had four hits and scored 11 runs.

2016…played in seven games.

Before Dordt…graduated from Pella Christian High School (Iowa)…batted .345 last season with 15 stolen bases and 24 runs scored…in 2013 Holwerda batted .314 with eight doubles and 13 stolen bases and scored 20 runs…earned Little Hawkeye All-Conference honors during his high school career.

9 Caleb Pollema Outfield, Pitcher SO Bakersfield, California

2018…appeared in four games.

Before Dordt…  played for Bakersfield Christian (California)…struck out 24 batters in 38 innings as a junior and posted a 5-0 record as a sophomore with a .233 earned run average…during his senior season he struck out 17 batters in 31 innings of work…had a .314 batting average and earned South Sequoia second-team honors as a utility player.

10 Dillon Branderhorst Outfield SR Oskaloosa, Iowa

2018…played in 21 games…had 11 hits and batted .239…scored seven runs.

2017…played in 24 games…was used mostly as a courtey/pinch runner…scored eight runs.

Before Dordt… played baseball for Pella Christian High School…had a career .327 batting average and earned second-team all-conference honors as a sophomore when he batted .352….stole 15 bases in 2013….batted .400 in 2015 with 40 hits, nine doubles and 16 runs batted in with 30 runs scored…led his team with a .540 slugging percentage….had a 2.88 earned run average in 48 2/3 innings of work…struck out 29 batters and posted a 3-5 record.

11 Isaac VanderHart Pitcher SO Pella, Iowa

Before Dordt…was 7-3 during his senior season at Pella Christian (Iowa) with a 2.08 earned run average and struck out 81 batters in 60 2/3 innings of work…was a second-team all-conference pick...batted .289 with 33 hits and stole six bases….named all-GPAC honorable mention.

12 Isaac Buteyn Pitcher SO Brandon, South Dakota

2018…was 2-1 on the mound in 34 innings pitched…struck out 31 batters.

Before Dordt…posted a 7-3 record in 54.3 innings pitched with 49 strikeouts during his senior season from Brandon Valley (South Dakota)…was an academic all-state pick.

13 Josh VandenBerg Infield SO Mason City, Iowa

2018…played in 15 games…had a pair of hits with four runs batted in and two runs scored.

Before Dordt…batted .317 for Mason City (Iowa) with 40 hits and 30 runs batted in…scored 23 runs…was 1-1 on the mound in 21 1/3 innings pitched with a 3.28 earned run average.

14 Dylan Lewis Pitcher SO Houston, Texas

2018…had two appearances on the mound.

Before Dordt…pitched, played outfield and first base for Clear Lake (Texas).

15 Nate Psyck Infield, Pitcher SO Bowlus, Minnesota

2018…pitched in five games and had five innings of work…struck out five batters.

Before Dordt…earned all-conference honors as a junior and batted .314 for Royalton (Minnesota)…knocked in 13 runs and had seven doubles and two triples…pitched 47 innings and recorded 45 strikeouts.

16 Cam Pfafman Catcher FR Acton, California
No details available.
17 Jayson Curtis Infield JR Fountain Hills, Arizona

2018…pitched nine innings in six appearances…struck out three batters.

Before Dordt… had a .452 batting average with 15 doubles, three triples, 17 runs batted in and a .790 slugging percentage for Desert Mountain High School (Arizona)…had a 4-1 record with a 2.07 earned run average in 27 innings pitched…was selected as an Arizona Senior Classic All-Academic player.

19 Logan Horne Infield, Pitcher FR San Antonio, Texas

Before Dordt…attended Samuel V. Champion (Texas) High School…outfielder and pitcher who as a senior batted .333 with three triples and doubles over the course of the season…on base percentage is .455 and slugging percentage of .592…had an earned run average of 2.33.

20 Lane Flammang Infield FR Omaha, Nebraska

Before Dordt…graduated from Omaha South High School (Nebraska)…had 17 stolen bases as a senior with a .330 batting average.

21 Storm Wagner Pitcher JR Boone, Iowa
No details available.
22 Luke Drooger Pitcher JR Edgerton, Minnesota

2018…was 2-5 with a 4.91 earned run average…led the team in innings pitched with 44 and struck out 31…named All-GPAC honorable mention.

2017…posted a 1-2 record on the mound in 10 appearances and three starts.

Before Dordt… had a 0.54 earned run average with 104 strikeouts and 13 walks in 64 innings pitched during his junior season for Edgerton (Minnesota)…was named Edgerton’s Pitcher of the Year in 2015 and was named to the Red Rock All-Conference team…posted four shut outs and pitched 41 1/3 innings without allowing a run.

23 Cody Veach Catcher SO Des Moines, Iowa

2018…caught five games…had four hits and a .286 batting average.

Before Dordt…posted a 3-0 record on the mound in 27 innings pitched with a .259 earned run average with 21 strikeouts and limited opponents to a .188 batting average…was 2-0 for Dowling Catholic (Iowa) with a 3.36 earned run average in 2016…earned all-conference honors for Iowa Christian Academy in 2013 and 2014.

24 Parker Hamann Outfield, Pitcher FR Cheyenne, Wyoming

Before Dordt…played for Central (Wyoming) High School…played outfield and pitcher for the Cheyenne Mustangs club team…had a career batting average of .347 and has stolen 33 bases... had an earned run average of 2.75 through 51 innings pitched and earned a 5-1 record during the 2017 summer…Mustangs were three-time state champions while participating in baseball for the state of Colorado.

25 Parker Schutt Catcher JR Granger, Iowa

2018…missed the season with an injury.

2017…had ten hits and knocked in four runs.

2016…had nine hits with a .290 batting average.

Before Dordt…played for Dallas Center-Grimes (Iowa)…batted .286 with 21 runs batted in in 2015…posted a .258 batting average in 2014 and a .257 batting average in 2013…was a part of a state tournament runner-up team in 2014 and also helped Dallas Center-Grimes to a Little Hawkeye Conference championship that summer…earned three letters in baseball and two in football and was a National Honor Society member.

28 Jon Bonfils Outfield FR Lake Havasu, Arizona

Before Dordt…graduated from Lake Havasu High School (California)…played outfield and third base during his career and has a  career .313 batting average with a .428 slugging percentage… served as his team captain and earned scholar-athlete honors.

32 Kevin Fokkema Pitcher FR Maple Valley, Washington

Before Dordt….prepped at Tahoma High School (Washington)…worked 62 innings with a 10-1 record and 75 strikeouts…had a career 2.56 earned run average…was a part of a 2017 state tournament appearance and Tahoma High School is ranked second in the state heading into the playoffs.

33 Karsten Marker Pitcher JR Orange City, Iowa

2018…pitched in seven games and had seven innings of work.

34 Austin Gallagher Pitcher FR Houston, Texas
No details available.
35 Austin Fokkema Pitcher SR Maple Valley, Washington

2017…pitched in four games and struck out four in five innings of work.

2016…pitched in four games and struck out nine in 12 innings of action.

Before Dordt…was 5-1 while competing in the 18U Seattle Elite League.

36 Justin Bond Pitcher SO Modesto, California
No details available.
37 AJ Bosscher Pitcher SO Hudsonville, Michigan
No details available.
39 Austin Johnson Pitcher JR Rock Valley, Iowa
No details available.
40 Jadon VanderMolen Infield, Pitcher FR Riverbank, California

Before Dordt…graduated from Ripon Christian High School (California)…played first base, third base and pitcher during his career…had a .377 batting average during his senior season with 21 runs batted in and eight stolen bases…compiled a 6-2 pitching record with a 1.24 earned run average to go with 58 strikeouts in 45 innings and has walked nine batters...was 5-2 on the mound as a junior with a 1.81 earned run average and struck out 50 batters and pitched 38 innings.

42 Chris Schrieber Catcher, Pitcher SR Dundee, Oregon

2018…batted .247 and had 24 hits…had a pair of homeruns and knocked in 14 runs.

2017…had 13 hits and knocked in ten runs.

2016…was 1-1 on the mound in 20 2/3 innings pitched…struck out eight batters.

Before Dordt…. prepped at  Newberg High School (Oregon)...career .406 batting average...threw out 34 out of 64 base runners attempting to steal on him at catcher...pitched 121 innings and had a 2.23 earned run average with 126 strikeouts...served as his team’s captain and was named his team’s defensive player of the year. 

45 Brandon Visser Infield FR Sioux Center, Iowa

Before Dordt…played for Unity Christian High School (Iowa)…missed the 2017 season with injury after batting .284 as a sophomore in the 2016 season with three doubles, a triple, a homerun and 20 runs batted in with 22 runs scored and 27 total hits…pitched 22 innings and had 20 strikeouts in eight pitching appearances while earning War Eagle Conference honorable mention…had 21 hits and scored 21 runs during his senior season.