2019 Coyotes Player Spotlight – Massimo Peranio

Name: Massimo Peranio

School Year: Freshman

Program: Heavy Duty Mechanics

Hometown: Abbotsford, BC

Positions: 1B/3B

Baseball Accomplishments: PBL Champs 2018

Favourite artist/band: Luke Combs

Favourite Meal: Pasta

Favourite Superhero: The FLash

Secret Talent no one knows about? iPhone Water Pong Champ

Dream Job: Ice Cream Man

Who did/do you idolize growing up? Albert Pujols

Pastime/Hobbies: Camping

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2019 Coyotes Player Spotlight – Gavin Barrett

Name: Gavin Barrett

School Year: Sophomore

Program: Arts

Hometown: Kelowna, BC

Positions: Pitcher

Baseball Accomplishments: 2018 CCBC Champions, 2017 BC Provincial Champions, 2017 and 2017 BC Midget AAA All-Star Selection

Favourite artist/band: Joyner Lucas / Meek Mill

Favourite Meal: Chinese Food

Favourite Superhero: Starlord

Secret Talent no one knows about? I can make a mean grilled cheese sandwich

Dream Job: MLB Pitcher

Who did/do you idolize growing up? Tom Hanks

Pastime/Hobbies: Lifting, Hiking, Gaming

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2019 Coyotes Player Spotlight – Darrin Reay

Name: Darrin Reay

School Year: Junior

Program: Business Administration

Hometown: Sherwood Park, AB

Positions: Pitcher

Baseball Accomplishments: 2018 CCBC Champions, Baseball Alberta Provincial Champion in 2011 and 2013

Favourite artist/band: Jon Pardi

Favourite Meal: Sushi

Favourite Superhero: Spiderman

Secret Talent no one knows about? My short game in golf

Dream Job: NHL referee

Who did/do you idolize growing up? Sidney Crosby

Pastime/Hobbies: Golf, Tennis and Travelling

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2019 Coyotes Player Spotlight – Mike Duwyn

Name: Mike Duwyn

School Year: Freshman

Program: Business Administration

Hometown: Delhi, ON

Positions: 2B, SS

Baseball Accomplishments: 3x Provincial Champ

Favourite artist/band: Greta Van Fleet

Favourite Meal: Chicken Parm

Favourite Superhero: Kevin Pillar

Secret Talent no one knows about? I Don’t Have Any

Dream Job: MLB GM

Who did/do you idolize growing up? Derek Jeter

Pastime/Hobbie: Fishing

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Seniors Night, Wednesday May 1st vs TRU

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On Wednesday May 1st, your OC Coyotes will play host to Thompson Rivers University in a battle between the top two teams in the CCBC, which will have huge implecations on deciding the regular season champ. OC currently sits atop the CCBC at 17-5 (.773 win %) and TRU is 19-6 (.760 win %). The teams have split their 6 games this season.

Trevor Brigden

Jeremy Buckley

Davis Todosichuk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday will also be the night the Coyotes celebrate their graduating players, Trevor Brigden, Jeremy Buckley and Davis Todosichuk. Please come join us for this important night. Games start at 3pm, at Elks Stadium.

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2019 Coyotes Player Spotlight – CHris Wyslobocki

Name: Chris Wyslobocki

School Year: Sophomore

Program: Business Administration

Hometown: Toronto, ON

Positions: Pitcher

Baseball Accomplishments: 2018 CCBC Champions, 2018 U21 National Champions, OBA Champion

Favourite artist/band: Drake

Favourite Meal: Burger and Fries

Favourite Superhero: Lavar Ball

Secret Talent no one knows about? I have ice in my veins

Dream Job: Big Baller Brand Employee

Who did/do you idolize growing up? Lavar Ball

Pastime/Hobbies: Working Out

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2019 Coyotes Player Spotlight – Davis Todosichuk

Name: Davis Todosichuk

School Year: Senior

Program: Heavy Equipment Operating

Hometown: Kelowna, BC

Positions: Center Field

Baseball Accomplishments: BCPBL Champions 2012, CCBC First Team All Conference 2016, CCBC First Team All Conference 2018, CCBC Second Team All Conference 2017, CCBC Champions 2018, 3 Season Completed with the Kelowna Falcons (2 trips to playoffs)

Favourite artist/band: The Eagles, Justin Moore, and Anything Country

Favourite Meal: Steak and Seafood with a side of mashed Potatoes

Favourite Superhero: Trevor Brigden

Secret Talent no one knows about? Still the best 31 card player on this planet. (Better than Dozer)

Dream Job: Being a big league center fielder. Or a Lottery Winner. Either or…

Who did/do you idolize growing up? My Dad, Derek Jeter

Pastime/Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, Seadooing, Weight Lifting, Touching Wedges Ears (He Doesn’t Like It).

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2019 Coyotes Player Spotlight – Justin Lanigan

Name: Justin Lanigan

School Year: Sophomore

Program: Business Administration

Hometown: Langley, BC

Positions: Pitcher

Baseball Accomplishments: 2017 U18 Nationals, 2018 CCBC Champions

Favourite artist/band: Hall and Oates

Favourite Meal: Perogies with peas and corn

Favourite Superhero: The Flash

Secret Talent no one knows about? Can speak 2 languages

Dream Job: Commercial Airline Pilot

Who did/do you idolize growing up? Randy Johnson

Pastime/Hobbies: Going Flying

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2019 Coyotes Player Spotlight – Nick Lee

Name: Nick Lee

School Year: Freshman

Program: Business

Hometown: Victoria, BC

Positions: Pitcher/Infield

Baseball Accomplishments: Victoria Mariners MVP 2016, 2nd at PBL Champhionships 2016, CCBC Champions 2018

Favourite artist/band: Billy Joel

Favourite Meal: Sushi

Favourite Superhero: Spider-Man

Secret Talent no one knows about? Pretty good at Ping Pong

Dream Job: MLB

Who did/do you idolize growing up? Nick Pivetta

Pastime/Hobbies: Spike Ball, Basketball, Fortnite, Golfing

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OC Sweeps Calgary Dinos, Move to 17-5

After a midweek double header that saw the Coyotes split with the TRU Wolfpack, OC took to the road and headed to Calgary to play the University of Calgary Dinos for a four game set starting on Friday and Ending on Saturday. The OC bats came alive over the four games as the would outscore the Dinos 54 to 19 and would bang out 69 hits. While the OC defense had some lapses and the pitching staff would not pitch to their capabilities, the offense just would not be stopped.

In game one on Friday, Sophomore starting pitcher Chris Wyslobocki would go all 7 innings allowing no runs, 5 hits, 4 walks and would strike out 8. All but one OC batter that came to the plate would have a hit, which was led by Senior Jake Fischer and Junior Noah Wood-Jolivet would were both 3 for 5 with 2 RBI. Seven other Coyotes would have 2 hits to add to the 21 in the game. OC would win game one by a 13-0 score.

Chris Wyslobocki

On Saturday, the Coyotes would again score in the double digits as they would score 16 times on 19 hits. Senior Davis Todosichuk would have a big game going 4 for 6 with a double and an RBI. Freshman Brendan Luther and Sophomore Trevor Mlait would both go 3 for 6, with Luther having 3 RBI. OC would steal 8 bases in the game. on the mound, OC would need to use 4 pitchers to get the job done. Freshman starting pitcher Nick Lee would struggle with consistency as he would only last 3 innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits, walking 4 and striking out 5. In relief, Sophomore Alex Dawson would throw 1.2 innings allowing 2 runs on 2 hits and walking 3. Next on the mound would be freshman Brett Reid who would throw 2.1 innings allowing no runs, no hits, walked 3 and struck out one. Closing out the game was Freshman Jayden Clayton who threw 2 innings allowing 3 runs on 2 hits and walked 2. OC would win game 2, 16-7.

Davis Todosichuk

Brendan Luther

In game three, OC would continue to dominate at the plate score 11 runs on 15 hits. Fischer and Freshman Massimo Peranio would rack up 3 hits a piece with Fischer driving in 4 runs. Freshman Nolan King would have two hits and 3 RBI, while Senior Jeremy Buckley would also have 2 hits and 2 RBI. Senior Trevor Brigden would start on the mound and throw 6 innings allowing 3 runs on 8 hits and struck out 7. Brigden sits at the top of the wins leaderboard with 5 and top of the strikeouts with 51. Junior Wyatt Hummel would come in relief and throw 3 innings allowing no earned runs, one hit and struck out 3. OC would win the game 11-4.

Massimo Peranio

On Sunday, the final game of the series would be played and it was back and forth early on, until OC would take lead in the 8th inning and not look back. ON the mound, Sophomore Jesse Poniewozik would throw 5 innings allowing 4 runs on 7 hits, walking 4 and striking out 3. Sophomore Gavin Barrett would come in relief but could not get an out before Freshman Austin Brown took over. Brown would throw the final 4 innings allowing no runs, 1 hits and striking out 5. On offence, Peranio would have a huge game going 4 for 5 with two doubles and 4 RBI. Freshman Tyler Monks would for 3 for 5 with 2 RBI, Todosichuk would go 3 for 3 with a double and an RBI and Fischer would go 2 for 4 with 3 RBI to add to his league leading 23 RBI. The Coyotes would be down by 8-6 going into the 7th inning, they would score 1 run in the top of the 7th, 3 in the 8th inning to take the lead and 4 in the top of the 9th to take a commanding 14-8 lead, which would be the final score.

Austin Brown

Tyler Monks

The Coyotes now have a record of 17-5, which all but guarantees them 1st or 2nd going into the championships. OC has a buy weekend to let their batteries recharge before their final 6 games. OC will play host to TRU on Wednesday May 1st, which will also be their Senior Night where they celebrate their graduating senior players. Then they will travel to Lethbridge to take on the Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs on May 3rd and 4th.

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