VIRGINIA BEACH SHREDDERS

2019 SCHEDULE

DATE AND TIME EVENT INFORMATION
June 2019
  •  Start
  • vs Lakewood Legends
  • Home: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Norfolk Redbirds
  • Away: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • vs Portsmouth Yardbirds
  • Home: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Suffolk Voyagers
  • Away: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Greenbrier Knights
  • Away: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • vs Outer Banks Daredevils
  • Home: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Virginia Blasters
  • Away: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Lakewood Legends
  • Away: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • vs Norfolk Redbirds
  • Home: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • vs Suffolk Voyagers
  • Home: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Portsmouth Yardbirds
  • Away: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • vs Greenbrier Knights
  • Home: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Outer Banks Daredevils
  • Away: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • vs Virginia Blasters
  • Home: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Norfolk Redbirds
  • Away: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • vs Portsmouth Yardbirds
  • Home: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Suffolk Voyagers
  • Away: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Greenbrier Knights
  • Away: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • vs Outer Banks Daredevils
  • Home: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Virginia Blasters
  • Away: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Lakewood Legends
  • Away: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • vs Norfolk Redbirds
  • Home: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Portsmouth Yardbirds
  • Away: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • vs Suffolk Voyagers
  • Home: Virginia Wesleyan
  • League Game
July 2019
  •  Start
  • vs Greenbrier Knights
  • Home: Lakewood Park
  • League Game
  •  Start
  • @ Outer Banks Daredevils
  • Away: Lakewood Park
  • League Game

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2019 ROSTER

Position First-Name Last-Name College Attending Classification Bats Throws Height Weight
OF Kevin Worrell Paul D. Camp CC Freshman Switch Right 5’6″ 155
OF Nilu Chirchirillo Ithaca College Sophomore Right Right 5’8″ 150
OF Josh Gray heading to Tallahassee Community College Rookie Left Right 6’2″ 190
OF Evelio (EJ) Alvarez heading to Trinity Baptist College Rookie Right Right 5’8″ 190
OF Patrick Mason Stevenson University Sophomore Right Right 5’11” 190
MIF Nick Mackedon Trinity Baptist College Sophomore Right Right 6’1 175
MIF Stephen Felton Toccoa Falls College Sophomore Right Right 6’2″ 180
MIF Patrick Aitken Notre Dame College RS-Sophomore Right Right 5’9 180
MIF Daniel Lilja Dean College Freshman Left Right 5’8″ 150
CIF Sammy Coffrin Trinity Baptist College Freshman Right Right 5’10” 160
CIF Matthew Coutts Randolph-Macon College Freshman Right Right 6′ 1″ 210
CIF Tyler Keaton Thomas University Sophomore Right Right 6’4″ 215
CIF Quinton Pertkiewicz Nyack Christian College RS-Freshman Right Left 5’10” 210
C Adrian Ty Andrews Grossmont Community College RS-Sophomore Right Right 5’11” 225
C Maddux Hoaglund Indian Hills  Freshman Left Right 6’2″ 165
C Noah Rivera Bergen Community college RS-Freshman Right Right 6′ 235
C/3B Parker Burch Kishwaukee College Freshman Right Right 5’11” 165
PO Ben Vansickle Trinity Baptist College Freshman Left Right 6’1 168
PO William VanSickle Trinity Baptist College  Freshman Left Right 6’2 175
PO Logan Simmons High Point University Junior Right Right 6’0″ 193 lbs
PO Miller Murdaugh heading to Trinity Baptist College Rookie Right Right 6’1″ 205
PO Logan Sizemore Trinity Baptist College Freshman Right Right 6 152
PO Jack Howell Patrick Henry CC / Norfolk State Univ. fall Sophomore Right Right 6’4″ 220
PO Sam  Ottman heading to Trinity Baptist College Rookie Right Left 5’9″ 195
PO Mason Brown Paul D. Camp CC Freshman Right Right 5’10” 151
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2019 COACHING STAFF

Head Coach: Barry Powell

Coach Barry Powell comes from Patrick Henry Community College baseball program where he serves as the pitching coach for the  2018-19 season. He has an Associates Degree in Arts and Sciences from PHCC and a Bachelors Degree from Mary Baldwin University in History.  Coach Powell currently teaches Physical Education and Health at George Washington High School in Danville. While this may be his first year with PHCC, this is by far not his first year coaching.  He has coached for more than 40 years and at many different levels.

Coach Powell is originally from the South Boston/Halifax area, where he coached middle school and American Legion baseball.  He has coached at Martinsville high school as well as in the Collegiate Coastal Plains league with the Martinsville Mustangs.  He moved to George Washington High in Danville and was the assistant coach until 2013 when he took over as head coach. In 2017-18 he became the pitching coach for Danville Community College.  Part of his professional experience came from the years that he was a MLB scout for the Philadelphia Phillies, Florida Marlins, and Kansas City Royals. Coach Powell has had numerous young men to go on to play professional baseball.  He looks forward to assisting the Virginia Shredders team in another successful season.

Associate Head Coach: Murray Ruggiero

Coach Murray Ruggiero hails from Wallingford, CT. A two-way player during his collegiate playing career, Coach Ruggiero played at Adirondack CC in Queensbury, NY, Clinton Community College in Plattsburg, NY and at Central Penn College in Enola, PA.
 
Following his playing career, Coach Ruggiero transitioned into coaching. He was the head JV/assistant varsity baseball coach at Piedmont International University in Winston-Salem, NC from 2017-2018. Coach Ruggiero now serves as the national recruiting coordinator at Piedmont International and is also a full time General Manager at Ultimate Sports and Training in Wallingford, CT.
 
Coach Ruggiero served as the assistant coach of the Tidewater Hawks in 2017, managing the pitching staff, and in 2018 took the helm of the Tidewater Hawks in his first season as Head Coach. In 2019, Coach Ruggiero will be entering returning to the TSL as the Associate Head Coach of the Virginia Beach Shredders.

 

 

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