Men's Varsity Baseball

 

Walsh Jesuit Baseball Accomplishments

 North Coast League Champions

2014, 2013, 2012

Division II State Champions:

2008, 2006, 2004, 1999

Division II State Runner-Up:

 2010, 2009 

State Final Four:

1989

State Poll Champions: 

2007  

State Poll Runner-Up:

2010, 2009, 2006

Nationally Ranked Teams: 2014, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004 

Walsh Jesuit Baseball Ranked No. 1 in the Nation: April 18 - May 11, 2010

 

 

Season Highlights

Feltner and Jenkins lead WJ to first NCL win          

Canzone, Minorik, Mendenhall also provide key hits as Warriors begin 2015 North Coast League campaign

April 13, 2015 - Cuyahoga Falls: Senior Ohio State University recruit Ryan Feltner led the Walsh Jesuit Baseball team to a win in their first North Coast League game of the year, striking out 9 in 5 innings pitched in a 8-0 victory over visiting Parma Padua. The game was shortened to 5 innings due to weather. The key offensive blow in the game came in the first inning by Senior Bowling Green recruit Blake Jenkins, belting a deep 2-run Home Run to give WJ a lead that would not be relinquished. Jenkins also had a single and 2 runs scored in the game. Fellow BGSU recruit Riley Minorik also chipped in a 2-run double, while Junior Ohio State recruit Dominic Canzone collected 2 hits and an RBI. Every Warrior starter had a hit in the game, as Junior Dan Mendenhall had a deep RBI double of his own, while seniors Azim Qadri, Feltner, Connor Regan, Dominic Mittiga, and sophomore Cade Pipoly all had hits.   

With the win, the Warriors improve to 6-1 on the year, 1-0 in NCL play.


Warriors edged in 12 inning thriller

Shoaff and Canzone sharp on mound as WJ Baseball suffers first regular season setback since 2013 season

April 11, 2015 - Massillon: Senior University of Missouri recruit Ty Shoaff and Junior Ohio State recruit Dominic Canzone both kept the Warriors in the ballgame for 12 heart-pounding innings, but the Walsh Jesuit Baseball team lost their first regular season game since the 2013 season in a 2-1 twelve inning thriller to defending State Champion Massillon Jackson on a sunny Saturday. Shoaff struck out 7 in 6-1/3 innings pitched, while a walk-off unearned run proved to be the difference maker versus Canzone in the bottom of the 12th. Hitting well for the Warriors in the game was University of Buffalo recruit Senior Connor Regan with a pair of hits including a key RBI, while Senior Ohio State recruit Azim Qadri, Senior BGSU recruit Blake Jenkins, Senior Nick DeLeone and Juniors Dan Mendenhall and Collin Marks also collected hits in the game.   

The Warriors record drops to 5-1 on the year.

Shoaff strikes out 12 in Warrior win          

Key hits by Pipoly, Qadri, Minorik, Canzone and Jenkins pace WJ

April 6, 2015 - Cuyahoga Falls: Senior University of Missouri recruit Ty Shoaff was extremely sharp in a 4-1 victory over visiting Westlake, striking out 12 in 5-2/3 innings pitched. The key offensive blow in the game following a single by Senior Bowling Green recruit Riley Minorik was a deep RBI double by Junior Zach Pipoly to give WJ a lead that would not be relinquished. Fellow BGSU recruit Blake Jenkins hit the ball well all day, with a triple, line out, and a deep RBI SAC fly, while OSU recruits Dominic Canzone and Azim Qadri also chipped in key hits for the win. Also hitting well in the game was OSU recruit Ryan Feltner, and Junior Nate Reich.  

With the win, the Warriors improve to 5-0 on the year.


Future Buckeyes lead Warriors to big victory            

Feltner improves to 2-0 with Qadri and Canzone sharp at plate; Regan brothers and DeLeone also have multi-hit games

April 6, 2015 - Cuyahoga Falls: Senior Ohio State University recruit Ryan Feltner was impressive on the mound, and future Buckeye teammates Azim Qadri and Dominic Canzone also made big contributions as the Warriors offense continued to roll in a 15-0 win over Solon in a game shortened by the run rule. Feltner allowed a two hits in 4 IP, striking out 4. Qadri was one of five Warriors that collected multi-hit games with a single, double and 2RBI, while the talented brother tandem of Senior Connor (University of Buffalo) and Sophomore Brendan Regan both had identical double, single, and 3 RBI games. Senior Nick DeLeone also had 2 hits, while Junior Canzone had a single and a key RBI with a run scored. Feltner helped his own cause on the mound going 2-2 with an RBI and a run scored. Also hitting well in the game was Senior BGSU recruit Riley Minorik, his future BGSU teammate Blake Jenkins with a deep double, and Junior Chris Shorter with a deep 2-run double of his own. Senior RHP and Marshall University recruit Shane Downey struck out two in a shutout inning of relief.   

With the win, the Warriors improve to 4-0 on the year.


Buckeye recruit Canzone does it all in big win

Seven Warriors with multi-hit games

April 2, 2015 HUDSON: Junior Ohio State University recruit Dominic Canzone not only earned the win on the mound, but was also 3-3 at the plate including his 2nd HR of the year, a deep 2 run blast as the Warriors defeated Western Reserve Academy by a score of 17-1 in a game shortened by the run rule. Canzone allowed a single hit in 3 IP, striking out 4. A total of seven Warriors collected multi-hit games, including three posting a perfect 3 for 3 as Senior OSU recruit Ryan Feltner (single, double, triple, 3 RBI) and Senior Buffalo recruit Connor Regan (3 singles, 2 RBI) joined Canzone. Senior Ohio State recruit Azim Qadri, Senior Bowling Green recruit Blake Jenkins, Senior Dominic Mittiga, and Junior Bryce Marshall all had 2 hits on the day, while Juniors Andrew Knipfer, Chris Shorter, Nate Reich, Mac Shinaberry, Dan Mendenhall, and Sophomores Cade Pipoly and Kasen Anzelc also hit well. Junior RHP Vinny Oppedisano was perfect in relief, striking out the side.

With the win, the Warriors improve to 3-0 on the year.


 

Shoaff hurls 10th No-Hitter in school history

Ohio State recruit Canzone and Buffalo recruit Regan go deep in lopsided win; Mendenhall has 2nd consecutive multi-hit game

MARCH 31, 2015 CUYAHOGA FALLS: Senior University of Missouri recruit LHP Ty Shoaff hurled only the 10th no-hitter in Walsh Jesuit Baseball history on Tuesday night as the Warriors defeated Massillon Perry12-0 in a game shortened by the run rule. Shoaff was extremely sharp as he struck out 10 in 5IP. Junior Ohio State recruit Junior Dominic Canzone hit the first HR of the Warriors’ season with a deep 2-run blast in the first inning, and he finished 2-2 with 2 runs and 2RBI. Senior C and University of Buffalo recruit Connor Regan also hit his first HR of the year, a 3-run shot in the 2nd , finishing with 4 RBI on the day. Junior C/3B/RHP Dan Mendenhall posted his 2nd consecutive multi-hit game to start the season, as he was a perfect 2-2. Also hitting well for WJ were Senior Bowling Green recruits Riley Minorik and Blake Jenkins, Senior Ohio State recruit Ryan Feltner, Seniors Dominic Mittiga and Nick DeLeone (both undecided), and Junior Chris Shorter.

With the win, the Warriors improve to 2-0 on the year.



Feltner leads Walsh Jesuit Baseball to big Opening Day win              

Fellow Ohio State recruit Canzone, Sophomore Cade Pipoly and Junior Dan Mendenhall all have multi-hit games

MARCH 30, 2015 CUYAHOGA FALLS: Senior Ohio State recruit Ryan Feltner was extremely sharp as he struck out 11 in 4IP as the Warriors post a big 16-1 win over Holy Name in a North Coast League Crossover game on a bright but chilly 2015 Opening Day. Fellow Ohio State recruit Junior Dominic Canzone 2-3 with 2 runs and 1RBI. Sophomore SS Cade Pipoly had 2 deep doubles, and 2RBI while Junior C Dan Mendenhall also was perfect on the day with 2 hits, 3 runs and an RBI. Senior Marshall University recruit Shane Downey came on to record a perfect 5th inning as the Warriors won a shortened run rule game. Also hitting well for WJ were Senior Bowling Green recruits Riley Minorik and Blake Jenkins, Seniors Dominic Mittiga and Nick DeLeone (both undecided), Juniors Chris Shorter and Nate Reich.

News

 

Warriors return to National Rankings

Collegiate Baseball Magazine names Walsh Jesuit Baseball #10 team nationally, 9th team in school history to become nationally ranked; WJ checks in at #31 in MaxPreps

March 15, 2015, CUYAHOGA FALLS: The Walsh Jesuit Baseball team recently returned to the national rankings, as the well-respected periodical Collegiate Baseball Magazine named the Warriors its #10 team in the nation in its preseason national poll.

http://baseballnews.com/lambert-h-s-no-1-pre-season-poll/

With eight players currently committed to the collegiate baseball level and multiple others being actively recruited at the Division I level, the Warriors were also ranked nationally by MaxPreps.com, where WJ checks in at #31 in the country.
http://www.maxpreps.com/news/QK1tlFDm_EiaIrrWU7F-2Q/maxpreps-2015-top-100-high-school-baseball-team-rankings.htm

The ranking marks the ninth time in Walsh Jesuit Baseball history that the school has been nationally ranked, and the second consecutive year that WJ Baseball appears in the national polls. Walsh Jesuit Baseball was notably ranked #1 in the nation in 2010 by several major publications between April and May when the team went on to a State Runner Up finish and included three draft picks.


 

Schedule

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2015 Roster

2015 Varsity Baseball

Sophomores

Name                                  Primary Pos.                  Secondary Pos.               B/T

  1. Anzelc, Kasen                       CF                                LHP                              LL
  2. Burke, Jace                           3B                                RHP, 2B                       RR
  3. Pipoly, Cade                          2B                                SS, CF                          RR
  4. Regan, Brendan                     2B                                SS, RHP                      RR

Juniors

  1. Canzone, Dominic                 RHP                             1B, RF                          LR
  2. Knipfer, Andrew                    RHP                             LF                                RR
  3. Marks, Collin                       C                                  2B, 3B                          RR
  4. Marshall, Bryce                     2B                                SS, 3B                          RR
  5. Mendenhall, Dan                   C                                  3B, RHP                       RR
  6. Oppedisano, Vinny                RHP                                                                 LR
  7. Pipoly, Zachary                     1B                                3B, RHP                       RR
  8. Reich, Nate                          SS                                3B, 2B                          RR
  9. Shinaberry, Mackenzie            LF                                1B, 3B                          RR
  10. Shorter, Christopher               CF                                RF, RHP                       RR

Seniors

  1. DeLeone, Nicholas                 RF                                2B                                RR
  2. Downey, Shane                     RHP                             1B                                RR
  3. Feltner, Ryan                        RHP                             1B                                RR
  4. Jenkins, Blake                      CF                                LHP                              RL
  5. Minorik, Riley                      SS                                2B                                RR
  6. Mittiga, Dominic                  3B                                1B, RHP                       RR
  7. Qadri, Azim                         CF                                LF                                LR
  8. Regan, Connor                      C                                  RHP, 1B                       RR
  9. Shoaff, Ty                            LHP                              1B                                LL

 

 

Walsh Jesuit Baseball Coaching & Athletic Administration Staff:

Head Coach
Chris Kaczmar '88
Team Chaplain
Fr. Emmett Holmes, SJ
Athletic Director
Barb Salata
Assistant Coaches
Steve Grescovich '74
John Ventura '94
John Turk
Trey Bennett '06
Head Trainer
Mark Herbele

Athletic Dept. Staff
Mary Ann Dawson
Scorekeeper
Stan Kaczmar, Chad Kaczmar

Bat boys
Henry Kaczmar
Stanley Kaczmar