VCSU
Ben Bruenjes Image
Vikings
#24 BenBruenjes
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
Class: SR
Position: C
Major: Business Administration
Hometown: West Fargo, N.D.
 

2016-17: Senior season... Played in 41 games and made 41 starts as catcher, outfield and DH; Batted .304 in 138 at bats; Scored 25 runs and had 10 doubles, one triple, four home runs and 20 RBIs; .478 slugging percentage and .416 on-base percentage; 7-for-7 on stolen bases... Named NSAA 2nd Team All Conference

2015-16: Junior season... Played in 23 games and made 18 starts; .250 batting average in 60 at bats; 11 runs, three doubles, one triple, one home run, 10 RBIs and 12 walks; .383 slugging percentage and .370 on-base percentage; 2-for-2 on stolen bases

2014-15: Sophomore season... Played in 40 games and made 32 starts; Batted .225 in 111 at bats; 16 runs, 6 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 16 RBIs; .324 slugging percentage and .289 on-base percentage; 4-for-4 on stolen bases; Season-highs of 3 hits (2x) and 2 RBI (5x)

Parents: Don and Jackie Bruenjes

High School: West Fargo High School

Hobbies: Sports, also play football for VCSU

Statistics:
FieldingGPGSCPOAEPBCISBAF %
2016-17414117315614370260.983
Totals:41411731561437026.983
HittingGPGSABHR2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBSFSHHBPBAOBPSLG
2016-1741411384225101420213271160.3040.4160.478
Totals:4141138422510142021327116.304.416.478
 
2017 Baseball Roster
Roster for 2017 Baseball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Eric AndersonFROF/1BR/R5-10210New Rockford, N.D.
Ben BaaschFROFR/R5-11200Valley City, N.D.
Brian FikeFROFL/L5-9150Bowden, N.D.
Brennen NevaFRINFR/R5-11215Galesburg, N.D.
Bradyn SandFRINFR/R6-0200Pekin, N.D.
Jonathan VanceJRRHPR/R6-3200Claremont, Calif.
Josh WoodJRRHPR/R6-0220St Joseph, MN
1Jacob VanVacterSRLHPL/L6-3190Kansas City, MOPark University
2Mitch ScheerSRINFR/R5-11185Casselton, N.D.
3Jared MeiklejohnSRINFR/R5-11160LaMoure, N.D.
4Austin SmithFRINFR/R5-9175Raymond, Minn.
5Zander DaleFRCR/R5-6185Shiprock, N.M.
6Nate BagbySRINFL/R6-0170Hemet, Calif.
7Emmanuel LeyvaSOOFR/R5-10170Hemet, Calif.
8Ryan SandSORHPR/R6-1190Steele, N.D.
9Andrew FrankJRRHPR/R6-1165Romoland, Calif.
10Jesse JohnsonFRRHP/INFR/R6-2185Valley City, N.D.
12Joe DemersSRINFL/R5-11195Grafton, N.D.
13Anthony NecocheaSROF/PL/L5-10145Hemet, Calif.
14Dalton OndracekFRINFR/R6-1160Valley City, ND
16Tyler UkestadJRINFR/R6-1185Jamestown, N.D.
17Thomas LindgrenJRLHPL/L6-2225Alice, N.D.Minnesota State
18Tyler OlsonSRRHPR/R5-9150East Grand Forks, Minn.
19Bryce KarlJRLHPL/L6-0185Harwood, N.D.Lake Region State College
21Steven VelardeSRRHPR/R6-0190San Jacinto, Calif.
22Jordon RoosJRRHPR/R6-3185Paynesville, Minn.
23Shaun KourajianSOINFR/R5-10165Harvey, N.D.
24Ben BruenjesSRCR/R6-0195West Fargo, N.D.
25Brady SmithSOINFR/R6-0185Carrington, N.D.
26Nate SoulisSOOFR/R6-0185Jamestown, N.D.
27Max KoprekJRRHPR/R6-6200St. Cloud, Minn.Itasca Community College
28Cody KingsburySOOF/1BL/R6-3245Grafton, N.D.
29Brady AndersonSRUTLL/R5-11175Jamestown, N.D.
31Grant WehselerSO1BR/R6-3270Owatonna, Minn.
32Andrew HirschJRRHPR/R6-4200Mt. Lake, Minn.
34Jorun HamreFR1BR/R6-3238Leonard, ND
44Jacob MillerSORHP/CR/R6-3210Valley City, N.D.Century College
51Billy CallananSORHPR/R5-10165Riverside, Calif.
Coaches
Casey Olney Image
Head Coach
10th season
 
Anthony Kliniske Image
Assistant Coach
3rd season
 
Jake Rambow Image
Student Assistant
1st season