Projected Top Pitchers (New/returning/transfers): Name r/l H.s./college Supporting Statistics/Info 1 Kody Knaus L Kaukana, WI 3 W-0 L, 1.37 ERA, 22 K 2 Conner Robley R Fargo North, ND 3 W-0 L, 1.31 ERA, 22 K 3 Adam Rude L Onalaska, WI 2 W-2 L, 5.02 ERA, 30 K 4 Cory Strable R I35– Truro, IA 0 W-0 L, 1.17 ERA 5 Tyler Schmitz R Stewartville 2 W-0 L, 2.95 ERA, 10 K
Projected top position players (New/returning/transfers): Name Pos H.s./college Supporting Statistics/Info 1 Jon Nygaard OF Fargo Shanley, ND .346 BA 2 Mitch Anderson OF Grand Forks, ND .316 BA, 18 SB, .480 OB% 3 Conner Robley 1B Fargo North, ND .296 BA, 26 RBI 4 Jordan Martini IF St. Thomas (Transfer) 5 Alek Zentzis UT Forest Lake
Outlook for the Offense: Team will be very quick with a good mix of power hitters and contact hitters.
Outlook for the defense:
Pitching: A veteran staff dominated by sophomores. A good of freshmen join the squad making this a formidable staff.
Infield: Good depth up the middle with experience at every spot.
Outfield: Sophomore dominated and all possess speed and arm strength
Keys to Success in 2014: 1 Pitching 2 Timely hitting 3 Minimizing mistakes at key times