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Mallards 2021 Roster Stats and Fun Facts

The Mallards are back to playing baseball in 2021, and we have a new roster of players coming to the Duck Pond! Three players who have previously played for the Mallards in OF Cameron Cratic and Pitchers Elliot Turnquist and Theo Denlinger are returning to the team. Get to know them and the rest of your 2021 Mallards roster with statistics from their collegiate seasons, fun facts and more! This page will be continually updated as players come in and the season gets underway.

PITCHERS: 

Sam Beuerlein – RHP, Georgetown. 6’2” SO from Parkville, MO

  • 2021: 3 App, 1.2 IP, 6 R, 6 ER, 7 BB, 1 K, 1 H
  • Captain of football team in high school
  • Cousin Steve Beuerlein was a QB in NFL for 15 years

Luke Hansel – RHP, Madison College. 6’0” FR from Caledonia, WI. 

  • Only played one game before 2020 season cancelled due to COVID
  • Played baseball, football and basketball in HS.
  • Favorite movie: The Sandlot
  • Favorite vacation: snowboarding

Andrew Neu – LHP, UW-Milwaukee. 6’1” SO from Kewaskum, WI

  • Played 2 years at Madison College.
  • 2019: 12 appearances, 3-1 record , 27 K, 25.2 IP, 3.86 ERA, 1.56 WHIP
  • 2020: only started one game, with 4.1 scoreless innings due to COVID cutting season short

Christian Horner – LHP, Palm Beach Atlantic. 6’2” SO from St. Petersburg, FL

  • 2021: 9 games, 22.1 IP, 4 GS, 5.24 ERA, 15 K, 1-2 Record
  • Played for K-Town Bobbers in NWL in 2020

Ryan O’hara – LHP, Illinois. 6’2” FR from Glenview, IL

  • 9 APP, 10.1 IP, 6.10 ERA, 12 K, 10 BB, .235 BAA
  • Played for K-Town Bobbers in NWL in 2020
  • Highest GPA on HS Football Team
  • Wants to work in investment management or investment banking following playing career

Ryan Lauk – RHP, Wagner 6’2” SR from Mullica Hill, NJ

  • Played 4 seasons at Wagner. Career 4.94 ERA, mostly out of the bullpen other than senior year where he made 11 starts
  • Played for K-Town Bobbers in NWL in 2020
  • 142 career strikeouts in 138.1 IP
  • Twin brother Eric is also on Wagner baseball team

Elliot Turnquist – RHP, Ball State University. 6’0” SO from Sun Prairie, WI (Previously played with Mallards in 2019) 

  • 5 IP, 4 K’s 6 BB, 4 H, 7.20 ERA in 2021
  • Played for Mallards in 2019
  • Played for K-Town Bobbers in NWL in 2020
  • Played for Madison College before transferring to Ball State

Jack Anderson – RHP, Princeton. 6’6” R-SR from Nashville, TN

  • Career 6.81 ERA in 38.1 IP. Only made 2 appearances in 2020
  • Played varsity hockey for 3 years in HS
  • Attended a Spanish immersion program at Middlebury Monterey Language Academy

Reagan Klawiter – LHP, Madison College. 6’1” FR from Verona, WI

  • Originally went to Illinois State, transferred to Madison
  • Played baseball and basketball at Verona high school
  • 55 IP, 1.47 ERA, 60 K, 8 BB
  • Had 4 starts of 7IP or more

Jack Cavanaugh – RHP/Outfielder, UW-Milwaukee. 6’1” FR from Brookfield, IL 

  • Made 2 appearances on the mound in 2020, giving up 2 ER in 2 IP with 4 BB and 2 K. Did not pitch in 2021
  • In 111 AB’s as an OF in 2021, he hit .261 with 29 total hits, 6 2B and 2 HR. (Season cut short)
  • Played at Joilet JUCO in Joilet, Ill before UWM
  • Won sectional championship at St. Laurence HS
  • Played for K-Town Bobbers in NWL in 2020

Joey Hauser – RHP/Infielder, Arizona State. 6’2” FR from Waunakee, WI. 

  • Made 9 appearances in 2021 for ASU, including 6 starts. 15.1 IP, 14 ER (8.22 ERA), 7 BB, 12 K, .279 BAA
  • Was listed as the 7th overall prospect in the state of Wisconsin by Perfect Game in HS
  • Played one season of varsity baseball at Waunakee HS, hit .417 with a .517 OBP

Jacob Baldino – LHP, Virginia. 6’4” SO from Marietta, GA 

  • Was the #3 LHP in Georgia according to Perfect Game
  • Appeared in 4 games in 2020, all in relief

Matt Haley – LHP, New Mexico. 6’2” FR from Crowly, TX. 

  • 15.2 IP, 9.49 ERA and 21 K across the last 2 seasons for NMU

Terrell Hudson – RHP from New Mexico. 6’4” SO from Phoenix, AZ

  • 24.2 IP, 16 ER, 5.84 ERA, 22 K and 2 saves across 2 years for NMU
  • Got 4 AB’s in 2019-20 and collected one 2B plus three BB

Joseph Kalafut – LHP/OF/1B, Edgewood. 6’3” JR from Columbus, WI

  • Started 6 games on the mound in 21’, Had a 7.62 ERA in 28.1 IP with 35 K and 21 BB
  • Started every game as a hitter, Hit .385 in 130 AB’s in 2021. 7 HR, .638 SLG%, .484 OBP%
  • First-team all-conference in SR season, led team to conf and regional title. Also played basketball and soccer in HS
  • He is a member of the Polish National team and has traveled with the team to many countries in Europe

Justin Medlin – LHP, Mid TN State. 6’0” JR from Ripley, MS

  • 7.2 IP in 2021 with 9 ER, 6 K and 9 H (season cut short)
  • 6 AB, 1 H, 1 RBI in 2021 as INF

Jared Fong – RHP, Washington University (St. Louis). 6’3” JR from Austin, TX 

  • Made 14 appearances in 2021 and got 8 saves. 0.50 ERA in 36 IP, 31 K, 7.75 K/9
  • Led HS team in BA, RBI and Hits in 2016, was all-district

Kyle Subers – RHP, Lafayette. 6’2” R-SO from Somerset, NJ 

  • 33.1 IP, 33 K, 5.40 ERA, 26 H
  • Named to Patriot League academic honor roll
  • Father played soccer at Widener University
  • Played for K-Town Bobbers in NWL in 2020

Kade Lancour – RHP, UW-Whitewater. 6’6” R-JR from Nekoosa, WI

  • 23 IP, 10 ER, 3.91 ERA, 23 K
  • Played football, basketball and baseball at Nekoosa HS
  • Wants to work in front office of a pro sports team
  • Favorite TV show is “supernatural”

Theo Denlinger – RHP, Bradley. 6’3” R-JR from Cuba City, WI (Previously played with Mallards in 2019) 

  • Went to Madison College before Bradley
  • Majoring in Business Management and leadership
  • Played football, basketball and baseball at Cuba City HS
  • (!) threw 4 no-hitters in HS, including 2 perfect games
  • Did not allow a run in 18 of his 22 appearances in 2019, did not surrender a hit in 16 of his 22 outings out of Bullpen
  • 2021: 16 APP, 3.24 ERA, 16.2 IP, 21 K
  • Older brother Trent was an O-lineman at Wisconsin from 2012-14
  • His family built a blacksmith shop at their home, where Denlinger developed into an accomplished blacksmith artist, having created an impressive collection of knives and swords

Ernie Day – RHP, Iowa Western. 6’4” FR from Chicago, IL

  • Started 8 games in 2021, 32 IP, 16 ER, 47 K, 4.50 ERA

Jon Zacharias – RHP, Cornell. 6’5” SO from Green Bay, WI 

  • Career (2019 and 20): 16 APP, 3.38 ERA, 48 IP, 34 K, 19 BB
  • Led Ivy League in ERA as a freshman (2.83 ERA)
  • Played volleyball in HS, earned all conf as a senior
  • In college of arts and sciences at Cornell

Kyle Jungers – RHP, Edgewood. 5’10” R-FR from Madison, WI

  • First-team all Big 8 in 2019 with Madison Memorial
  • Threw a no-hitter his Sophomore season in HS
  • 2021: 3 APP, 2 GS, 25 IP, 6.84 ERA, 31 H, 19 ER, 13 K, 15 BB, .313 BAA

Eric Newman – RHP, Crown College. 6’3” R-SR from Buffalo, MN.

  • Previously played in NWL with Mankato in 2019
  • 2021: 59.2 IP, 17 ER, 82 K, 26 BB, 2.56 ERA
  • Favorite team: Dodgers, favorite meal: Surf and Turf, favorite athlete: Andre Ethier, favorite animal: Koala Bear
  • Unique skill: Can make a straw wrapper crawl like a snake 

Caleb Cozart – RHP, North Carolina. 6’5” FR from High Point, N.C.

  • 2021: 12 APP, 5 GS, 22.1 IP, 18 ER, 16 K, 15 BB
  • Went to Wesleyan Christian Academy

CATCHERS: 

Jacob Cambell – C, Illinois. 6’0” JR from Janesville, WI. 

  • Was drafted in 2018 in the 36th round by the Chicago Cubs
  • 2021: .274 AVG, 84 AB, 23 H, .440 SLG%, .351 OBP, .987 FLD%
  • 2021: Selected to Buster Posey National Collegiate Catcher of the Year Award Watch List
  • Out of Janesville Craig HS he was the #2 prospect in Wisconsin and #8 C in the nation according to Prep Baseball Report
  • Also played one year of varsity football. He chose Illinois over Wichita state, Michigan, Illinois State, Nebraska and V Tech
  • Majoring in community health

Drake Baldwin – C/1B/OF, Missouri State. 6’1” FR from Madison, WI 

  • Played for K-Town Bobbers in NWL in 2020
  • 2020: .295 AVG, 61 AB, .426%, .377 OBP
  • 2021: 144 AB, .285 AVG, 41 H, 4 HR
  • Led Missouri State in BA as a true freshman
  • Majoring in general business
  • Played hockey in HS, led the state of Wisconsin in goals as a junior with 43. As a senior he was a finalist for Wisconsin Hockey Coaches Association POTY

Kameron Laskowski – C, Madison College. 5’9” FR from Sussex, WI

  • Played baseball, basketball and football in HS
  • In liberal arts (pre-med) transfer program at Madison College
  • Only played 2 games before season was cancelled, registered one hit and 3 walks
  • HS teammates with fellow Mallard INF Zach Storbakken at Sussex Hamilton 
  • Favorite Movie: Mall Cop, favorite TV Show: Punisher, favorite food: sushi, favorite vacation: cruise, dream job: nursing

INFIELDERS: 

Nick Gonzalez – SS, USF. 5’9” SO from Tampa, FL 

  • Majoring in business management
  • Favorite hobby is fishing
  • 2021: 174 AB, .247 AVG, 2 HR, 43 H, 25 RBI, 10 BB
  • Hit a HR in his first career AB in 2019
  • Played for K-Town Bobbers in NWL in 2020

Brett Harris – 2B/3B, Gonzaga. 6’3” R-JR. from Arlington Heights, TX

  • Career in 3 seasons: .325 AVG, 126 H, 9 HR, .479 SLG%, .428 OBP, 13 SB, 71 RBI
  • 2021 was his best season: .356 AVG, 63 H, 177 AB, 5 HR, .548 SLG%, .489 OBP
  • Both of his parents played sports at Lewis University, father basketball and mother in soccer.
  • Majoring in special education
  • Played for K-Town Bobbers in NWL in 2020

Michael Fuhrman – SS, UC – San Diego. 5’9” JR from Rolling Hills Estates, CA

  • 2020: 58 AB, .345 AVG, 20 H, .414 SLG%, .500 OBP, 18 BB
  • Majors in psychology
  • CCAA All Academic as a sophomore in 2020
  • Wants to work in health care industry after playing professional baseball
  • Dodger fan, favorite athlete is Derek Jeter

Cam Frederick – SS, Creighton. 5’11” FR from Lincoln, NE

  • Only got 11 AB in 2021, collecting 2 Hits, 4 Runs, 1 RBI
  • Was the top ranked SS in the state of Nebraska coming out of HS, 3rd best overall player in the state as well
  • Collected 4 varsity letters from basketball in HS and 3 in baseball

Dominic Toso – 3B, Richmond. 6’1” R-JR from Philadelphia, PA

  • 2021: 126 AB, 39 H, .310 AVG, 4 HR, 27 RBI, 25 R
  • All 15 games he played in 2020 he started at 3B
  • Went to same high school as Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan – William Penn Charter in Philly
  • Led HS team to 25-2 overall record with a national ranking of #13 in the country by Perfect Game his senior season

Kyle Bork – 1B/3B/OF, Minnesota. 6’5” R-FR from Alpharetta, GA. 

  • Studies Sport management and business/marketing
  • 2021: 17 AB, 1 H, 7 BB

Zach Storbakken – 2B/3B, Madison College. 6’1” FR from Sussex, WI

  • 2020-2021: 154 AB, .409 AVG, 8 HR, 27 BB, 63 H, .701 SLG%, .508 OBP in 50 Games
  • Also played football in HS
  • Wants to transfer to a D1 school to play baseball
  • HS teammates with fellow Mallard Kameron Laskowski at Sussex Hamilton
  • Favorite movie: Sandlot, favorite TV Show: Outer Banks, favorite team: Milwaukee Brewers, favorite food: Chicken alfredo, favorite vacation: California and Colorado, superstitions: “too many to count,” dream job: pro baseball player, hobbies: working out, training, traveling 

Tyler Dean – 1B, St. Edwards. 6’2” SR from San Diego, CA

  • Majors in marketing
  • Played soccer and baseball at Salt Lake Community College, also played soccer in HS
  • 2020: 53 AB, 10 H, 10 R, .208 SLG%, .411 OBP, .189 AVG

Sam Vomhof – IF/Pitcher, UW-Whitewater. 6’3” SO from Deforest, WI

  • 2021: 120 AB, 49 H, 32 R, 29 RBI, 1 HR, 12 BB, 9 SB, .408 AVG
  • Only made on appearance in 2020 on the mound and recorded a save
  • Majoring in general business
  • Played football, basketball and baseball at Deforest HS

Jacob Slonim – 2B, SS, 3B, OF, Edgewood. 5’10” SR from Verona, WI

  • 2021: 125 AB, 46 H, .368 AVG, 14 BB, .744 SLG%, 10 HR, .448 OBP, 36 R
  • Was primarily the starting SS in 2021 for Edgewood
  • Attended McHenry County College (JUCO) before Edgewood
  • Served as the batboy for Edgewood when he was 9 years old
  • Majoring in communication
  • Teammate of fellow Mallard Reagan Klawiter at Verona HS. (Reagan is 2 years younger than Slonim)

OUTFIELDERS: 

Cameron Cratic – OF, Missouri State. 6’0” R-SO from Madison, WI (Previously played with Mallards in 2019) 

  • 2021: 132 AB, 40 H, 18 R, 14 RBI, 16 BB, .303 AVG
  • Played at Duck Pond in HS at Madison East
  • Teammate with fellow Mallard Drake Baldwin at Missouri State
  • Played at Madison College before transferring to Missouri State
  • Father Tyrone wrestled at Tarkio College, brother Tyrone ran track at Edgewood, and cousin Daurice Fountain was chosen by the Colts in the 5th round of the 2018 NFL draft after playing at Northern Iowa
  • Majoring in sport and park administration
  • Made MVC honor roll in 2021
  • Played for K-Town Bobbers in NWL in 2020

JT Benson – OF, Louisville. 5’11” FR from Crestwood, KY

  • No stats listed on profile, probably didn’t get to play due to COVID
  • Also played football in HS
  • Was rated #3 overall player in the state of Kentucky by Perfect game and #83 OF nationally
  • Majoring in business
  • Wants to work in business resources
  • Favorite athlete is Ronald Acuna Jr., favorite team is Philadelphia Eagles
  • Chose Louisville over Indiana, Mississippi State and Kentucky
  • Uncles Daniel and Jimmy Benson both played football and baseball at Kentucky in the late 70s

Bryant Shellenbarger – OF, Akron. 6’2” R-JR from Mount Vernon, OH

  • 2021: 147 AB, 41 H, 13 RBI, 1 HR, 10 BB, .279 AVG
  • Brother Marcus plays football at Walsh University
  • Majors in emergency management and homeland security
  • Attended Lincoln Trail college before Akron

Matthew Scannell – OF, Princeton. 5’11” FR from Stone Oak, TX

  • Also played football and basketball in HS
  • PBR scouting report from 6/17/19: “Posted 89 MPH exit velo, ball jumps off bat. Arm works easy in OF, could see him fitting nicely as a corner OF that eventually hits in the middle of the order.”
  • HS team ranked as highly as #7 nationally in 2020
  • Was academic all-district in HS
  • Father Tim played baseball at Maine and Northeastern

Alex Iadisernia – OF, Elon. 5’11” R-FR from Jackson, NJ

  • 2021: 161 AB, 59 H, 37 R, 29 RBI, 10 HR, 23 BB, .366 AVG
  • Majors in management