November 5, 2009

Bobcat Baseball to Begin Annual Steak Series

by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The baseball team at Georgia College & State University will start its own version of the World Series, better known as the "Steak Series" tonight. The teams were drafted earlier this week as graduate assistant Clayton Kuklick will coach Cookie's Cats while student assistants Jamie Ammons and Josh Collins will co-coach Ammo's Army. Kuklick is defending his championship this year.

The Steak Series consists of seven games starting tonight at 7:15 p.m. Game 2 will follow tomorrow (Nov. 6) at 5:45. Saturday, Nov. 7 and Sunday, Nov. 8 games will be at 1:30 p.m. If necessary, Games 5-7 will be played Thursday, Nov 12 at 7:15 p.m. Game 6 will be Friday, Nov. 13 at 7:15 p.m. and Game 7 will be Saturday, Nov. 14 at 1:30 p.m.

Ammo's Army Roster

Position Players- Benton Yaun, Cody Maas, Steve Muoio, Jason Veyna, Paul Bordon, Drew Goodman, Shawn Ward and Kyle Allen.

Pitchers- Ryan Tabor, Ryan Parson, Brendon Malkowski, Eric Pettepher, Kyle Cravey, Tyler Brown, Luke Rogers, Michael Jeanes and Mike Tokessy.

Cookie's Cats Roster

Position Players- All-PBC in 2008 Richard Pirkle, Billy Henley, Matt Pitts, Chandler Snell, Brett George, Travis Echols, All-PBC Sean Harrell, Andrew Evans and Shawn Haley.

Pitchers- All-American Honorable Metnion Martin Dewald, Matt Kaplan, Dillon Waters, Jason Nicholas, Alex Burkard, Ryan Haynie, Will Mathis, Brady Kuntzi, Tanner Moore and Clete Jessup.

The GCSU Department of Athletics, winners of the 2008-09 PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, GCSU prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the Bobcats' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at Twitter.com username GCSUSID for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCSUBobcats.com to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame.