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Monsignor Martin Pre Season Profiles

Bishop Timon

Head Coach: Jeff Ralabate

Assistant Coaches: Jehrid Steger, Bill Goc

2017 Varsity Record: 10-6

Starters Returning: Jeremy Glinski, Chris Fisher, Matt O’Brien, Matt Shalloe, Sean Hayes

Key Players: Every player in the program will be a key to success this year

Key Losses due to Graduation: Kiernan Higgins, Trevor Brill, Tyler Brill, Dillon Nelson, Brandon Zakowski

Goals for Season: To be better in late May then we are at the beginning of March

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

Matt O’Brien- NCCC

Matt Shalloe- FLCC

Chris Fisher- FLCC

Canisius High School

Head Coach: Bryan Tenney

Assistant Coaches: Dale Podlas, Trey Gardner- 14 year Asst

2017 Varsity Record: 17-8 Overall, 10-4 Monsignor Martin Division. Regular Season Champions Monsignor Martin Division

Starters Returning/Key Players:

Jack Collins 1B/P

Brian Herrmann- P/DH

Dan Puerner- OF

Steve Skomra- OF

Jake Podlas- 2B/SS

Alex Kurdziel- OF

Vinny Ventura- 3B

RJ Brandon- 2B/DH

Jack Coyne- C

Nick DeLuca- 1B/P

Cole Margerum- P

Ben Ciocca- OF/P

Key Losses due to Graduation:

Mike Mazzara- Canisius

Mitchell Rosati-St. John Fisher

Will Lawrence- NCCC

Goals for Season: Win Monsignor Martin Division

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

Jack Collins- SUNY Binghamton

RJ Brandon- Dartmouth to play Football

Cardinal O’Hara

Head Coach: Brandon Schultz

Assistant Coaches: Max Klanksy, Matt Baumman

2017 Varsity Record: 0-10

Starters Returning: Aiden O’Lay, Cam Sloma, Kevin Wojinski, Joe Turri, Kellen Daley, Carlos Didas

Key Players: Same as above

Key Losses due to Graduation: Chase Moreland

Goals for Season: Be competitive. Commit fewer errors, have a better record.

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

Carlos Didas- Alfred State

Aiden Olay- Hopeful to Canisus???? Undecided on college attending

Cam Sloma- ECC

Niagara Catholic High School

Head Coach: Josh Puzan

Assistant Coaches: Joe Winkelsas

2017 Varsity Record: N/A

Starters Returning: N/A

Key Players: Seniors Nick Krupp and Austin Rhoat, Juniors Cameron Reed and Ryan Bower, Sophomore Tevin Sanders

Key Losses due to Graduation: Senior Alex Ackley

Goals for Season:

We are looking to make a name for ourselves at the varsity level. We have some athletes that have some good skill and now that we have worked our way up and have enough of them, our goal is to build a program and compete with the similar sized schools in the league and turn some heads and pull some upsets while playing the large powerhouse schools.

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known? N/A


Nichols School

Head Coach: Brian Brazee

Assistant Coaches: Jay Mahn, Larry Desautels

2017 Varsity Record: 6-14

Starters Returning: 6

Key Players: Ryan Peterson (LHP/1B), TJ Banazsak (OF), Cavan Derrigan (IF/OF), Rob Maulucci (C/P/IF), Matt Raiff (IF/OF), Billy Locke (RHP/IF)

Key Losses due to Graduation: Spencer Maranto (SS/RHP), Paul Brinson (OF), Joe Tomzcak (1B)

Goals for Season: Stick to our process: get better every day, be competitive, take care of the things we can control, and play the game the right way.

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

LHP Ryan Peterson – Niagara County Community College (NCCC)

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute

Head Coach: Paul Nasca

Assistant Coaches: Glenn Toughey, Jim Bartkowski, Chris Koller

2017 Varsity Record: 18-9 Georgetown Cup Champions

Starters Returning: 4

Key Players: Will Carlone, Alex Zulia, Nick Falbo, Ryan Sutherland, Will Hearn, Pat McCann, Elliot Widenor, Justin Jenneve, Vince Capolupo

Key Losses due to Graduation: Luke Pierce, Dennis Gagliardo, Andrew Short, Jared Welnowski Gavin Collura, Colin Miller

Goals for Season: Try to meld in the new players with returning players to compete for a second straight Georgetown Cup Championship

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

Alex Zulia – Niagara University

Ryan Sutherland – John Carroll University

Nick Falbo – John Carroll University

Will Carlone (junior) – Virginia Commonwealth

Alex D’Anniballe – TBD


St. Francis High School

Head Coach: Paul Bartell

Assistant Coaches: Martin Szymanski, Nick Suchyna, John Catanzaro, Gary Kaczor

2017 Varsity Record: 12-7

Starters Returning: Ben Heilig ’18 (OF), Gavin Krawiec ’19 (P,OF), Cole O’Connor ’18 (3B), Andrew Michalski ’18 (SS, P), Justin Kirst (1B, C), Ty Syta ’18 (C), Jack Haxton ’18 (P), Jordan Schindler ’18 (P)

Key Players: Heilig, Krawiec, Michalski, Syta, Kirst, O’Connor

Key Losses due to Graduation:

Goals for Season: Successfully compete while playing a challenging scheduled. Win Georgetown Cup.

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

Cole O’Connor-Niagara U. (I)

Ty Syta: LeMoyne (II)

Andrew Michalski: SUNY Cortland (III)

Justin Kirst: Wentworth (III)

Ben Heilig: Hilbert (III)

St Mary Lancers

Head Coach: Mike Wagner

Assistant Coaches: Chris Nowak

2017 Varsity Record: 16-7

Starters Returning: Christian Szablewski- SR CF, Matt Ciezki SR 3B, Cole Leskowski Jr SS, Jake Lukasik SR 1B/C, Frank Propis SR P/1B, Ben Mazurowski- SR P

Key Losses due to Graduation: Joe Barberio, Alex Bish, Zach Penksa

Goals for Season: Win the Monsignor Martin Cup

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

Christian Szablewski- St. Bonaventure

Frank Propis- ECC

Ben Mazurowski- ECC

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