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SPRING 2017

Lumberjacks Alumni

Troy Davern for Division I JUCO – Monroe College after 13 Games is off to an outstanding college career batting .357 2 homers 11 RBIs. Keep up the great work stud!

Zach White finally made his long awaited collegiate debut for Division I – NYIT against Navy going 1 inning pitched scattering 1 hit and No Runs- Zach was hurt but it back to full health!
We expect big things from these guys!

Congratulations! Keep grinding!


Lumberjacks Selected to Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason All-American and All-Region Teams

Congratulations to 2017 Lumberjacks garnering State and National Rankings. 1B Miles Kelly National Rankings: 36th as a 1B and 500th Overall. State Rankings: 2nd as 1B and 15th Overall. SS Anthony Siroka National Rankings: 211th as SS and 500th Overall. State Rankings: 6th as a SS and 24th Overall. C Thomas Brady National Rankings: 281st as Catcher and Top 1000. State Rankings: 7th as a Catcher and 70th Overall. OF Nicky Manesis National Rankings: 433rd as OF and Top 1000 Overall. State Rankings: 12th as a OF and 74th Overall. OF Joseph Rosselli National Rankings: 483rd as a OF and Top 1000 Overall. State Rankings: 13th as a OF and 93rd Overall. RHP Evan Gegeckas National Rankings: 626th as a RHP and Top 1000 Overall. State Rankings: 15th as a RHP and 41st Overall. RHP Thomas Braybrooks National Rankings: 825th as a RHP and Top 1000 Overall. State Rankings: 3rd as a RHP and 5th Overall. INF Dj Gatz is a Follow Ranking. RHP Tyler Pepper Is a Follow Ranking. #ECL #LUMBERJACKS #SCHOLORSHIPS #NATIONALLYRANKED #ONLYONE2017TEAM #GATZ&HIRSCHPUTCOMMIMENTSUP #FAMILY

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WINTER 2017

DJ Gatz

DJ Gatz | 2B | 5-9 | 170 | Mount Sinai, N.Y. | Mount Sinai HS Ranked as the No. 9 shortstop in New York (50th overall) by Prep Baseball Report, Gatz led Mount Sinai High School to a county championship in 2016, taking the 2015-16 all-league award. The second baseman batted .329 with 14 RBI and a .424 on-base percentage as a junior. A Mount Sinai, N.Y. native, Gatz also played for the East Coast Lumberjacks, coached by Ryan Pembroke. Haire: "DJ comes to us from one of the up and coming programs in the Northeast, the East Coast Lumberjacks. DJ's toughness and versatility in the infield will be very beneficial to our program. He brings another left-handed bat to the lineup and exceptional hands in the infield." Outstanding Write Up By Head Coach Justin Haire!!! Proud of you Stud

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Lumberjacks Selected to Prestigious Events

The start of the year got off to a great start as three Lumberjack players were selected to prestigious events because of there excellent performance on the field!

First up, 2018 Grad INF LHH Jared Donnelly. Jared was selected the Under Armor Preseason All American Game in Mesa, Arizona. Jared is already a Division I commit (New Jersey Tech) of the very competitive Atlantic Sun Conference. Jared’s first plate appearance he laced a double down the RF line against an arm throwing in the upper 80’s. This event selects players to attend the Under Armor All American Game at Wrigley Field. Best of luck to Jared!

Next up, 2018 Grad RHP Liberty commit David Erickson. David was selected to the MLK Pro Day Invitational at the MSI Facility near Philadelphia, PA. There was about 40-45 MLB Scouts at this Event. David was outstanding sitting 88-90 at 70%-75% effort with his slider 78-82 and changeup at 80-83. David had many scouts videoing him and even the Detroit Tigers came up to him and spoke to him and will be touch. Great job David and continue the outstanding work!

Last but not least is 2017 Grad INF Pittsburgh commit Anthony Siroka. This is Anthony’s 2nd time at this event and even though he did very well last year, he improved in all aspects of his game at this year event. Anthony recorded the Top INF velo at 87 MPH, which is unbelievable being only January. He showed silky smooth fielding actions to go with that¬†plus arm strength. Anthony had 3 great rounds at the plate and being a LHH and having a LHP throwing did not affect Anthony’s performance crushing baseball left CF and right CF gaps! He impressed a lot of scouts and had a very nice long conversation with scouting director of the Baltimore Orioles about his skills and what he liked. Best of luck Anthony!

Another Video of Anthony Siroka Hammering Baseballs- who also expressed interest from many scouts today!! #CLEAN @anthony_siroka

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Great job by these 3 outstanding Lumberjacks and we could not be more proud of them!


Miles Kelly

Kelly joins the Cougars from Shoreham-Wading River High School in Shoreham, N.Y. as the second-ranked first base prospect in the state of New York. Standing at 6-foot-2, 225-pounds, Kelly is a big, strong, and athletic left-handed hitting first baseman with power to all parts of the field. He has good presence in the box, and a great feel for the strike zone. Kelly also could become a middle of the order bat, and provide substantial power to the Cougar lineup. "Miles has serious pop," said Heath. "He should hit plenty of balls out of the yard during his career here. His size and strength give us another dangerous left-handed hitter. Nice Write From College of Charleston on Miles!!!! #D1 #CAA #DINGERS #LOUDNOISES #ECL #LUMBERJACKS

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