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2009 Kent State UniversitySeason Roster
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Mike Birkbeck played for the 2009 Kent State University
ConferenceMid-American ConferenceDivisionEastLevelNCAA Div 1CategoryCollege Baseball
NicknameGolden Flashes
Record17-9 (3rd in Mid-American Conference East)Overall Record43-17
BallparkOlga Mural Field at Schoonover Stadium
ManagerScott Stricklin
CoachesMike Birkbeck (Assistant Coach), Scott Daeley (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsConference Champions,CWS Regionals
Drafted PlayersBrad Stillings (7-222-MIN) ... Jon Pokorny (9-286-MIL) ... Chris Tremblay (19-564-SDN) ... Kyle Smith (20-605-CLE) ... Greg Rohan (21-650-CHN) ... Robert Sabo (38-1145-CLE) ... Jason Patton (47-1429-TBA)
Years Available1992-2018

Team History -- 2009 Statistics -- 2009 Roster VR -- Drafted Players

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2009 Kent State University.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2009 baseball season.

2009 Kent State University Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks PRO Players
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
7Jared BartholomewOF5-10 190 L-L 1988-05-17 21Warren,Ohio NCAA2007-2010-Warren Local (Vincent,OH)Kent St    
38Brannon BelairP6-1 185 L-L 1990-02-08 19Hudson,Ohio NCAA2009-2009-Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Kent St    
18Ross BrunelloIF5-11 195 R-R 1990-03-11 19Broadview Heights,Ohio NCAA2009-2009-Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Kent St    
39Andrew ChafinP6-2 190 L-L 1990-06-17 19Wakeman,Ohio MLB2009-20182014-2018Western Reserve (Collins,OH)Kent St
2011- 1-  43-ARI
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
34Steven DavisP6-0 180 R-R 1987-06-13 22West Chester,Ohio NCAA2006-2009-Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)Kent St    
13Conor EganOF5-11 170 R-R 1987-01-28 22Akron,Ohio NCAA2007-2009-Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Kent St    
35Anthony GallasOF6-2 215 R-R 1987-12-14 21Strongsville,Ohio AAA2007-2017-Strongsville (Strongsville,OH)Kent St   Free Agent  
19Justin GillP6-3 202 R-R 1989-01-01 20Canton,Ohio RK2008-2012-Canton South (Canton,OH)Kent St    
5Kyle HallockP6-1 175 L-L 1988-08-06 20Sandusky,Ohio AAA2008-2013-Perkins (Sandusky,OH)Kent St
2011-10- 310-HOU
Free Agent  
12Cory HindelC5-10 189 R-R 1986-08-06 22Tallmadge,Ohio NCAA2007-2010-Tallmadge (Tallmadge,OH)Wake Forest U., Kent St    
9Jared HumphreysOF6-0 170 R-R 1986-08-03 22Jackson,Ohio NCAA2006-2010-Jackson (Jackson,OH)Kent St    
30Ben KlafczynskiLF6-3 205 L-R 1988-09-21 20Granger Township,Ohio A2008-2013-Highland (Medina,OH)Kent St
2011-20- 609-CHN
MinorsBoston Red Sox (MLB)
11Joe KochOF5-7 155 L-L 1989-03-10 20Youngstown,Ohio NCAA2009-2012-Austintown Fitch (Austintown,OH)Kent St    
36David LyonC5-10 185 B-R 1990-01-19 19Emporium,Pennsylvania A+2009-2018-Cameron County (Emporium,PA)Kent St
Free Agent  
32Ryan MaceP6-1 185 R-R 1990-07-31 18Tallmadge,Ohio NCAA2009-2012-Tallmadge (Tallmadge,OH)Kent St    
28Tyler MartinC5-11 185 R-R 1987-10-31 21Strongsville,Ohio NCAA2007-2009-Strongsville (Strongsville,OH)Kent St    
40Kyle McMillenP6-1 185 L-R 1990-03-14 19North Canton,Ohio A2009-2015-Archbishop Hoban (Akron,OH)Kent St
2011- 4- 141-CHA
Free Agent  
14Ryan MitchellIF5-9 170 R-R 1986-09-11 22Batavia,Ohio NCAA2006-2009-Glen Este (Cincinnati,OH)Kent St    
31Alan MorrisonP6-3 230 L-L 1987-02-11 22Canton,Ohio NCAA2006-2009-Glen Oak (Canton,OH)Kent St    
25Jason Patton1B-OF6-4 175 L-R 1986-12-27 22Massillon,Ohio RK2006-2012-Massillon Perry (Massillon,OH)Kent St
27Jon PokornyP6-2 225 L-L 1988-04-04 21Seven Hills,Ohio A+2007-2011-Normandy (Parma,OH)Kent St
2009- 9- 286-MIL
1Jimmy Rider3B5-8 170 R-R 1990-05-09 19Venetia,Pennsylvania A2009-2014-Peters Township (McMurray,PA)Kent St
2012-26- 796-PIT
4Greg Rohan1B6-0 205 R-R 1986-05-11 23Youngstown,Ohio AAA2005-2013-South Range (North Lima,OH)Kent St
2009-21- 650-CHN
Free Agent  
17Steve RossP6-4 200 R-R 1986-02-23 23Wadsworth,Ohio NCAA2005-2009-Archbishop Hoban (Akron,OH)Kent St    
21Robert SaboP-IF6-2 170 R-R 1988-03-03 21Middletown,Ohio A-2007-2010-Middletown (Middletown,OH)Kent St
24Travis Shaw1B6-3 210 L-R 1990-04-16 19Washington Court House,Ohio MLB2009-20182015-2018Washington Court House (Washington Court House,OH)Kent St
2011- 9- 292-BOS
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
23Kyle SmithP6-6 195 R-R 1987-09-05 21Louisville,Ohio A-2007-2010-Louisville (Louisville,OH)Kent St
2009-20- 605-CLE
37David StarnP6-3 190 L-L 1990-05-19 19Hudson,Ohio A2009-2012-Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Kent St
2012- 7- 239-ATL
Free Agent  
33Brad StillingsP6-3 200 R-L 1988-01-20 21Washington Court House,Ohio A+2007-2012-Washington Court House (Washington Court House,OH)Kent St
2009- 7- 222-MIN
2Chris TremblaySS5-10 170 R-R 1986-11-13 22Montreal,Quebec A+2006-2012-Boardman (Youngstown,OH)Kent St
2009-19- 564-SDN
8Brett WeibleyP6-3 215 R-R 1989-01-03 20Duncansville,Pennsylvania A-2008-2012-Hollidaysburg Area (Hollidaysburg,PA)Kent St
2010-19- 586-TEX
Free Agent  
6Brad WinterIF6-0 185 R-R 1987-05-29 22Bellefontaine,Ohio NCAA2006-2009-Bellefontaine (Bellefontaine,OH)Kent St    
32 Players