IBAC Alumni

IBAC Baseball's Josh Dreier is on his way to a great year with back to back wins and a Shut out at Arizona Christian and is now getting attention from the pro scouts… Josh just GET’S AFTER IT ALWAYS!
Josh Dreier So. LHP San Juan HS, Sac. CA

In game two, sophomore lefthander Josh Dreier (Sacramento, Calif./San Juan H.S.) improved his record to 6-3 and his earned-run average to 3.36 when he gave up just five singles and no walks and struck out four PLNU batters in a seven-inning complete game, his second consecutive victory.  Dreier retired PLNU in order in the second, fourth and seventh innings and extended his scoreless innings pitch streak to 14 consecutive innings.  PLNU centerfielder Trey Hunt accounted for three of the hits.

April 14 Sat. against Vanguard University IBAC Baseballs Jonathan Wong scores the tying run and Victor Munoz goes yard with a walk off Grand Slam in the 9th to win the game for the Tigers.
Occidental Baseball vs Whitworth
Jonathon Wong Fr. OF | Victor Munoz Fr. C
Scoring first in the Occidental College and Whitworth University baseball series this weekend, has been a bad omen.
In Game 1 on Friday, Occidental scored first and led for most of the day only to lose it and the game in the seventh inning. In Game 2, Whitworth scored first in the fourth, then Oxy answered back in the bottom half of the same inning, finishing with a 2-1 victory.
In the fourth, Kevin Ozaki's (Los Angeles) sacrifice fly brought in Brent Wunner (Temple City) and Logan Allen (Atascadero) singled in Victor Munoz (La Verne) cutting the Pirates lead to one.
But Whitworth extended a seven-run lead with a six runs combined in the fifth and sixth innings.
The Tigers chipped away at the lead late. Jonathan Wong (Grizzly Flats) singled in Munoz and Pedro Aldape (Sherman Oaks) brought home Dan Kelley on a sacrifice fly in the seventh, then Kelley singled in Wunner in the eighth, but it wasn't enough.

Nick Mar has 3 Doubles and 2-RBI’s for a GREAT day for the Macalester Scots
Nick Mar Fr. IN/OF
Macalester pulled out a 6-5 extra inning victory with a two-out rally and held on for a 5-4 decision to sweep visiting Bethel  and take over second place in the MIAC standings.  The Scots bounce back from a pair of defeats last weekend to Augsburg and improve to 16-11 on the season and 6-2 in the MIAC (only St. Thomas at 8-0 stands on top of Macalester).  Bethel came in with eight wins in nine games, but drops to 14-9 on the year, 5-3 in the conference.


Michael Pope, IBAC player at Cal State East Bay pitching against CSU Stanislaus.
Michael Pope F RHP CalState East Bay
IBAC Baseball Alumni

Michael pitched 2 inns in his first college game, struck out 2, walked 2 and gave up 2 runs. Cal State East Bay lost 5-8.  Michael said he was just glad to get the first inns over as a freshman and start the year off going forward.  “This is what I have dreamed of for a long time and now I am living it for real” WOW!!!  Thank you so much IBAC Baseball for getting me to the next level. Coach you told me 3 years ago I was good enough to play college baseball and you helped me believe in myself and it is now all real.I made it. You helped make it happen for me again THANKS!           


Michael Pope

Michael Pope

Dirtbags rally for win in first half of doubleheader against UCSB 6-3
Brennan Metzger Sr. OF
Brennan Metzger and Richard Prigatano each had a pair of RBI as the Dirtbags scored four earned runs against the conference's ERA leader, Andrew Vazquez, on the way to a 6-3 win in the first of two games Saturday against UC Santa Barbara.
Long Beach State (14-17, 5-2) put up six runs on nine hits to rally from a 2-0 deficit in the first of three games with the Gauchos (17-15, 4-3). Vazquez was excellent early, picking up eight outs before giving up a hit, as UCSB opened up an early lead. Brandon Trinkwon singled in the third inning, and came home to score on a double from Ryan Palermo. The Gauchos then added one more after Matt Anderson walked the first two batters of the fourth.
Anderson held on to only let one run in in that frame, and went six innings without great control, walking five, but gave the Dirtbags a chance to win and the offense finally picked him up in the bottom of the sixth.


Jeff McNeil and Ino Patron led off the inning with back-to-back hits, and the Juan Avila walked to load the bases for Long Beach State.

Metzger then came up with the first RBI of the game for the Dirtbags on a fly ball to deep center field, and then with runners on the corners, Prigatano singled to bring home one more for the Dirtbags. Freshman Josh Guerra then singled to right, and in a gamble, rounded first hard with no one covering the base. Drawing a throw, Prigatano scored from first on the gambit, and Guerra reached second to make the score 4-2 in favor of the Dirtbags.

IBAC Players provide 1-2 Punch for Puget Sound

Christian Carter, Sophomore C and Logger teammate Logan Day RHP
IBAC Baseball Alumni

PASCO, Wash. – The Puget Sound baseball team split a doubleheader in the final day of the Swing Into Spring Classic. The Loggers defeated Corban before falling to the host, Whitworth.

Game 1 – W, 7-3

Christian Carter and Andrew Yu each had two RBI to help the Loggers (2-1) to a 7-3 win over Corban on Sunday. The Loggers threw four pitchers in the game with Logan Day earning his first career win.

Day tossed the fifth and sixth innings to become the pitcher of record, allowing two runs on four hits and recording a pair of strike outs. David Schwartz allowed one run in the first four inning of the game.

Corban scored first in the top of the first to take 1-0 lead but Paul Webster plated Yu in the bottom of the third to tie things up at 1-1. Yu then gave the Loggers the lead with a two-run single in the fourth and the Loggers never looked back.
C Carter

Corban struck back with a run in the top of the fifth to make the game 3-2 but Carter knocked in Eric Lund in the fifth and Webster came around to score on a wild pitch to pad the Logger lead. Corban again narrowed the gap in the sixth with another run but the Loggers weren't done as an RBI single from Lund and another from Carter made the lead 7-3 in favor of the Loggers.

Tyler Ueltschi took the mound in the seventh, retiring Corban in order with a pair of strikeouts, and Alex Baugh tossed the final two innings to secure the win.
Michael Lopez, Sophomore C for Biola University Baseball team
IBAC Baseball Alumni

Sophomore catcher Mike Lopez continued his red-hot play as of late, belting a pair of home runs including the game-winner in the bottom of the eighth as Biola came from behind to beat No. 24 Fresno Pacific 7-5 in the second game after a wild, high-scoring game won by Fresno 31-19 to start Wednesday's doubleheader.
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Carnevale Carnevale Keeps No. 25 Anteaters at Bay
as Pacific wins 7-4 April 17, 2010
IBAC Baseball Alumni Granite Bay HS Pitcher Info

It is always so great to hear about past IBAC players who worked so hard to get to a college to play baseball.

For more about this player visit the Pacific Baseball web site.

Freshman Ryan Buscemi
Ryan Buscemi INF/P Redlands University California
Courtesy: Redlands U   Release:03/31/2010
Redlands, CA. – Former IBACBaseball player Ryan Buscemi, Freshman INF/P for the Redlands Bulldogs has been lighting up the field with his amazing fielding. At a recent game Buscemi made an amazing catch which was luckily captured fron the stands and we wanted to share it with you. To be successful in the game of Baseball is hard work, determination and sometimes being lucky by being in the right place at the right time. We are so pleased to hear from former IBAC Baseball players and their parents with news like this one.

Keep working hard on the field and especially in the classroom and follow your dream to continue playing baseball.

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