Kory Hartman enters his second season as head coach of the UNOH baseball program. The Racers posted an overall record of 20-28 and finished 11-10 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference in their first season.
In their first season, the Racers had two players named to the All-WHAC first team in Kyle Jeffries and Kael Campbell. Six players were placed on the honorable mention list. Dylan Brammer and Austin Park were named WHAC All-Academic as well.
The Racers hit .292 as a team, with 261 runs, 49 doubles, nine triples and 12 home runs. They drew 172 walks and 60 HBP's. UNOH had the third best team batting average in the WHAC, the third most triples and the third most stolen bass (69).
The pitchers had 10 complete games, a team ERA of 5.74 and 258 strikeouts against 191 walks.
As for fielding statistics, the Racers had the third most assists in the WHAC.
Coach Hartman was named the first coach in the history of UNOH baseball on June 18, 2009. He came to UNOH with several years of coaching experience. Most recently, Hartman spent the last four seasons as the Pitching Coach at former American Mideast Conference rival, Ohio Dominican. Under Coach Hartman's tutelage, the Panthers pitching staff led the AMC in ERA for three straight seasons.
Hartman's coaching career began in 2002 at Johnstown (Ohio) High School. He then went on to coach at Denison University in the fall of 2003 and, before joining the Panther staff, was the pitching coach at Columbus State Community College from 2003-05. Hartman spent two seasons as the pitching coach of the Granville Settlers of the Great Lakes Collegiate Baseball League.
Hartman is a 1995 graduate of Granville (Ohio) High School where he was a highly touted baseball prospect. Hartman's long list of high school accolades include: three-time selection to the All-State Team (1993-95); two-time Ohio Mr. Baseball (1994-95); Honorable Mention All-American (1994-95); two-time All-Mizuno First Team; and a member of the 1995 Team USA.
While pitching at Kent State University, he was a four year letterwinner and a member of the 1996 Mid-American Conference Championship team. Coach Hartman holds a number of Kent State pitching records along with Ohio High School records, including strikeouts, career ERA and most wins. His playing days ended after spending three years in the Independent Professional Baseball League.
Hartman and his wife, Ashley, reside in Newark, Ohio, with their daughter, Madison (5) and son, Cooper (1).
|Donte Albert*||FR||OF/INF||R/R||Naranja, Fla.||Homestead Senior H.S.|
|Dan Bollenbacher*||SR||P||R/R||Berne, Ind.||Lincoln Memorial University|
|Jordan Goins*||SO||P/1B||R/R||6-2||180||Versailles, Ky.||Woodford County H.S.|
|Thomas McCowan*||JR||INF||R/R||Indiana||Lee University|
|Ronny Milam*||SO||P||R/L||5-9||140||Elida, Ohio||Elida High School|
|Tyler Putman*||SO||P/INF||R/R||6-3||213||Van Wert, Ohio||Van Wert H.S.|
|2||Zyler Cosby||SO||INF||R/R||5-7||155||Lexington, Ky.||Tates Creek H.S.|
|3||Brett Akins||FR||OF||L/R||5-11||182||Hamilton, Ohio||Ross H.S.|
|5||Dylan Brammer||SR||P/INF||R/R||5-10||184||Boynton, Fla.||Vincennes University|
|6||Cesar Loiz||SO||OF||S/R||5-10||170||Puerto Rico||Wabash Valley C.C.|
|7||Alex McKinstry||SO||INF||L/R||5-10||150||Ft. Wayne, Ind.||North Side H.S.|
|8||Ben Smith||SO||OF||L/R||6-1||195||Maria Stein, Ohio||Wright State University|
|9||Juan Espinosa||SO||P/INF||R/R||6-1||183||Miami, Fla.||Florida Christian School|
|10||Chris Bell||JR||INF/P||R/R||5-11||186||Leonardtown, Md.||Chesapeake College|
|11||Kyle Jeffries||SO||C||R/R||6-1||180||Pickerington, Ohio||Pickerington North H.S.|
|12||Robert Riley||JR||INF||R/R||6-1||220||Springboro, Ohio||Miami Univ.-Middletown|
|13||Phillip Donovan||SO||OF/P||R/L||5-8||164||Lexington, Ky.||Tates Creek H.S.|
|16||Rob Wilson||JR||P||R/R||6-3||210||Brantford, Ontario, Canada||College of Lake County|
|18||Tyler Eaton||SO||P/INF||R/R||6-0||180||Brookville, Ohio||Brookville H.S.|
|19||Junior Santos||JR||P||R/R||6-2||200||Cleburne, Tex.||Hill College|
|20||Derek Roop||FR||P||R/R||6-4||210||St. Marys, Ohio||Memorial H.S.|
|21||Pichi Torres||SO||OF/P||R/R||5-11||200||Miami, Fla.||Flanagan H.S.|
|23||Thomas Jordan||FR||INF/P||R/R||6-2||195||Columbus, Ohio||Madison Christian H.S.|
|25||Austin Park||SR||P||L/L||6-1||185||Elburn, Ill.||Wabash Valley C.C.|
|26||Ryan Staton||JR||P||R/R||6-5||263||Baltimore, Md.||CCBC Catonsville|
|27||Cory Cook||FR||C||R/R||5-7||205||Cincinnati, Ohio||Northwest H.S.|
|30||Adam Ashman||JR||P||R/R||6-9||228||Millbury, Ohio||Lake H.S.|
|34||Kevin Cyrus||JR||1B||L/R||6-2||279||Holland, Mich.||Blue Ridge C.C.|
|35||Zach Petrick||SR||P||R/R||6-3||195||Morris, Ill.||Juliet J.C.|
|37||Patricio Pena||FR||P||L/L||6-2||215||Bayamon, Puerto Rico||Colegio Laico de Levittown|
|38||Justin Binegar||SO||P||R/R||6-2||185||Hamilton, Ohio||Hamilton H.S.|
|41||Fabian Placencia||SO||INF||R/R||5-9||164||Key Largo, Fla.||Coral Shores H.S.|
|45||Kael Campbell||SO||C||L/R||5-10||190||Wadsworth, Ohio||Wadsworth H.S.|
|46||C.J. Hernandez||SO||OF||L/R||5-6||155||Johnsburg, Ill.||Johnsburg H.S.|
|48||Ben Schubert||SO||INF/OF||L/R||6-3||190||Springboro, Ohio||Springboro H.S.|
|51||Jordan Crowell||FR||INF||R/R||6-2||210||Milford, Ohio||Milford H.S.|
|55||Preston Thompson||SO||P||R/R||6-0||161||Cincinnati, Ohio||Lakota West H.S.|
|57||Ben Ehgoetz||SR||P||L/L||6-4||245||Stratford, Ontario, Canada||College of Lake County|