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2012 Kent State Golden Flashes baseball teamDescription : The 2012 Kent State Golden Flashes baseball team represents Kent State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Golden Flashes are coached by 8th year head coach Scott Stricklin and play their home games at Olga Mural Field at Schoonover Stadium. Kent State won its tenth Mid-American Conference Baseball Tournament and advanced to the Super Regional round where they defeated Oregon to win a trip to the 2012 College World Series for the first time in school history. The Golde... Page:2

2012 Kent State Golden Flashes baseball
Eugene Super Regional Champions
Gary Regional Champions
MAC Tournament Champions
MAC Champions
ConferenceMid-American Conference
2012 record46–18 (24–3 MAC)
Head coachScott Stricklin (8th year)
Assistant coachMike Birkbeck (14th year)
Assistant coachScott Daeley (7th year)
Assistant coachDoug Sanders
Home stadiumOlga Mural Field at Schoonover Stadium
Seasons
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2012 Mid-American Conference baseball standings
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Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
East Division
Kent State 243 .889  4720 .701
Ohio1611 .593  2829 .491
Miami1215 .444  3029 .508
Buffalo1016 .385  2036 .357
Akron1017 .370  1738 .309
Bowling Green918 .333  2033 .377
West Division
Toledo 198 .704  3027 .526
Central Michigan1710 .630  3429 .540
Western Michigan1412 .538  2629 .473
Eastern Michigan1413 .519  2531 .446
Ball State918 .333  1436 .280
Northern Illinois720 .259  1540 .273
x – Division champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament
As of May 30, 2012; Rankings from Coaches' Poll

The 2012 Kent State Golden Flashes baseball team represents Kent State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Golden Flashes are coached by 8th year head coach Scott Stricklin and play their home games at Olga Mural Field at Schoonover Stadium. Kent State won its tenth Mid-American Conference Baseball Tournament and advanced to the Super Regional round where they defeated Oregon to win a trip to the 2012 College World Series for the first time in school history. The Golden Flashes were eliminated from the College World Series after compiling a record in the NCAA Tournament of 6-3.

Roster

2012 Kent State Golden Flashes baseball team
PlayersCoaches
#Pos.NameBats/ThrowsHeightWeightYearHome town
12.5 !INFRider, JimmyJimmy RiderR/R70 !5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)170 lb (77 kg)4.0 !SrVenetia, PA
22.5 !INFToadvine, DerekDerek ToadvineR/R71 !5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)165 lb (75 kg)2.0 !SoSpringfield, OH
42.5 !INFKoch, CodyCody KochR/74 !6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)200 lb (91 kg)2.0 !SoSandusky, OH
53.0 !OFSutton, T.J.T.J. SuttonL/L70 !5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)180 lb (82 kg)2.0 !SoUniontown, OH
62.5 !INFRoberts, GeorgeGeorge RobertsR/R72 !6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)195 lb (88 kg)3.0 !JrSummerhill, PA
72.5 !INFHamilton, NickNick Hamiltons/R73 !6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)190 lb (86 kg)3.5 !RS JrAvon Lake, OH
81.0 !RHPPierce, JoshJosh PierceR/R73 !6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)215 lb (98 kg)1.5 !RS FrAvon, OH
113.0 !OFKoch, JoeJoe KochL/L68 !5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)165 lb (75 kg)4.5 !RS SrYoungstown, OH
123.0 !OFMiklos, AlexAlex MiklosR/R70 !5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)184 lb (83 kg)1.0 !FrGrove City, PA
131.0 !RHPBirkbeck, JohnJohn BirkbeckR/R74 !6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)165 lb (75 kg)1.0 !FrCanton, OH
142.5 !INFCampbell, EvanEvan CampbellL/R72 !6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)170 lb (77 kg)3.0 !JrBeloit, OH
161.0 !RHPMartin, EliEli MartinR/R72 !6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)155 lb (70 kg)1.0 !FrDresden, OH
173.0 !OFNeuschaefer, JacobJacob NeuschaeferR/R70 !5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)170 lb (77 kg)1.0 !FrElyria, OH
181.0 !RHPSlavik, DanDan SlavikR/R73 !6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)185 lb (84 kg)2.0 !SoSt. Clairsville, OH
191.0 !RHPBores, RyanRyan BoresR/R75 !6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)195 lb (88 kg)3.0 !JrStrongsville, OH
212.5 !INFBellman, BlakeBlake BellmanS/R70 !5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)185 lb (84 kg)1.5 !RS FrWooster, OH
221.0 !RHPWilson, CaseyCasey WilsonR/R73 !6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)195 lb (88 kg)3.0 !JrSagamore Hills, OH
233.5 !CMonnot, TommyTommy MonnotR/R76 !6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)190 lb (86 kg)1.0 !FrCanton, OH
242.5 !INFPolen, SawyerSawyer PolenR/R72 !6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)170 lb (77 kg)1.0 !FrWooster, OH
253.0 !OFSummers, TroyTroy SummersR/R73 !6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)185 lb (84 kg)2.5 !RS SoMinerva, OH
261.0 !RHPSeacrist, ChuckChuck SeacristR/R72 !6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)175 lb (79 kg)1.0 !FrPainesville, OH
273.5 !CRevesz, JeffJeff ReveszR/R70 !5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)185 lb (84 kg)1.0 !FrGrove City, PA
281.0 !RHPBryant, SpencerSpencer BryantR/R74 !6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)185 lb (84 kg)2.0 !SoSandusky, OH
291.5 !LHPClark, MichaelMichael ClarkL/L74 !6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)180 lb (82 kg)2.5 !RS SoAkron, OH
301.5 !LHPClark, BrianBrian ClarkL/L75 !6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)210 lb (95 kg)1.0 !FrMunroe Falls, OH
311.0 !RHPSkulina, TylerTyler SkulinaR/R78 !6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)235 lb (107 kg)2.0 !SoStrongsville, OH
321.0 !RHPMace, RyanRyan MaceR/R72 !6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)190 lb (86 kg)4.0 !SrTallmadge, OH
331.5 !LHPFaix, TimTim FaixL/L74 !6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)185 lb (84 kg)1.0 !FrStrongsville, OH
343.5 !CBagoly, JasonJason BagolyR/R75 !6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)235 lb (107 kg)3.0 !JrAustintown, OH
363.5 !CLyon, DavidDavid LyonS/R71 !5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)205 lb (93 kg)4.0 !SrEmporium, PA
371.5 !LHPStarn, DavidDavid StarnL/L75 !6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)190 lb (86 kg)4.0 !SrHudson, OH
381.0 !RHPRevesz, JasonJason ReveszR/R67 !5 ft 7 in (1.7 m)160 lb (73 kg)1.0 !FrGrove City, PA
391.0 !RHPKopcak, DanDan KopcakR/R72 !6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)170 lb (77 kg)1.5 !RS FrStreetsboro, OH
401.0 !RHPDorsch, EricEric DorschR/R79 !6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)240 lb (109 kg)1.5 !RS FrGibsonia, PA
Head coach

Scott Stricklin

Assistant coach(es)

Mike Birkbeck
Scott Daeley
Doug Sanders


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Current redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2012-06-11

Schedule

2012 Kent State Golden Flashes Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post-Season
MAC Tournament
#DateOpponentSite/StadiumScoreOverall RecordMAC Tournament Record
55May 23(8) BuffaloAll Pro Freight Stadium • Avon, OH9–038–171–0
56May 24(4) Western MichiganAll Pro Freight Stadium • Avon, OH12–339–172–0
57May 25(8) BuffaloAll Pro Freight Stadium • Avon, OH8–340–173–0
58May 26(3) Central MichiganAll Pro Freight Stadium • Avon, OH3–141–174–0
Gary Regional
#DateOpponentSite/StadiumScoreOverall RecordNCAAT Record
59June 1(2) KentuckyU.S. Steel Yard • Gary, IN7–6 (21)42–171–0
60June 2(1) PurdueU.S. Steel Yard • Gary, IN7–343–172–0
61June 3(2) KentuckyU.S. Steel Yard • Gary, IN3–244–173–0
Eugene Super Regional
#DateOpponentSite/StadiumScoreOverall RecordSuper Regional Record
62June 9#5 OregonPK Park • Eugene, OR7–645–174–0
63June 10#5 OregonPK Park • Eugene, OR2–345–184–1
64June 11#5 OregonPK Park • Eugene, OR3–246–185–1
College World Series
#DateOpponentSite/StadiumScoreOverall RecordCWS Record
65June 16ArkansasTD Ameritrade Park • Omaha, NE1–846–190–1
66June 18FloridaTD Ameritrade Park • Omaha, NE5–447–191–1
67June 21South CarolinaTD Ameritrade Park • Omaha, NE1–447–201–2

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
PollPre123456789101112131415161718Final 
Coaches'NRNR*NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR 
Baseball AmericaNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR 
Collegiate Baseball^NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR2513 
NCBWA†NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR22

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.

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