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The University of Dubuque Paul Wyczawski is the seventeenth coach in the school’s history, a program which began in 1915. Become a Spartan and make your mark in baseball's new century.

UD alumni who continued their careers into the major leagues of professional baseball include Pat Parker and Lefty Taber. Parker was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 10, 1915, with the St. Louis Browns. Taber was 26 years old when he signed to play with the Philadelphia Phillies on September 4, 1926.

Spartans who continued to play after college include: Johnny Armstrong (catcher/second base played in Mississippi Valley League and Oklahoma City of the Western League, 1922-1925), Solomon Butler (Kansas City Monarchs in 1925), Fred Van Iten (catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals organization), John Don Wilson (played for the St. Louis Cardinals organization), Brandon Mather (catcher for the Dakota Rattlers), Joe Hapanionek (first base for the Sioux Falls Canaries-2005 & Frontier League-2006), and Spencer Kuehn (outfield/pitcher for the Mannheim Tornados).


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Baseball Turns Two as Garst and Casanova Secure All-IIAC First Team Accolades

The University of Dubuque baseball team saw two sophomores named to the All-Iowa Conference First Team for the first time since 2007 as Dalton Garst captured his first honor and Daniel Casanova earned his second.

UD's Casanova Earn Capital One Academic All-District® Baseball Honors

The 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District® Baseball and Softball Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. The University of Dubuque's Daniel Casanova (So., OF, Lake Tapps, Wash./Auburn Riverside HS) earned the award in baseball.

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Baseball Team

Name Position Event Height Weight Year Hometown
1 James Workman 2B/C 5-8 180 Junior Wiesbaden, Germany
2 Ryan Karrick SS/2B 5-7 150 Sophomore Bartlett, Ill.
3 Will Fogel 2B/SS 5-7 135 Sophomore Crystal Lake, Ill.
4 John Henderson 3B/2B 6-0 175 Sophomore Arlington, Texas
5 Eddie Pablo 3B/2B/SS 5-8 155 Sophomore Yelm, Wash.
6 Trent Van Egtern LHP 6-0 185 Sophomore La Crosse, Wis.
7 Aaron Boettger RHP 6-0 180 Junior Windsor, Colo.
8 Daniel Casanova OF 6-0 170 Sophomore Lake Tapps, Wash.
9 Jacob Evans OF 6-1 175 Sophomore Normal, Ill.
10 Tyler Lewan SS/3B/RHP 6-0 190 Freshman Sleepy Hollow, Ill.
11 Will Doherty C 6-1 185 Freshman Cross Plains, Wis.
12 Dalton Garst RHP/C/3B 6-0 200 Sophomore Winnebago, Ill.
13 Gaetano Florio SS/2B/3B 5-8 185 Sophomore Surprise, Ariz.
14 Michael Salazar OF 5-11 185 Sophomore Scottsdale, Ariz.
15 Tyler Trifiletti LHP 5-11 195 Junior Woodbury, Minn.
16 Josh Eastman RHP 6-2 205 Senior Edgerton, Wis.
17 Quynn Clark 2B 6-0 160 Sophomore Palisade, Colo.
18 Marcel Felsmann SS/RHP 5-11 172 Freshman Friedrichsdorf, Germany
19 Matt Hogan OF 6-0 170 Sophomore Palatine, Ill.
20 Doug Van Dyke RHP/OF/1B 6-1 200 Freshman Bartlett, Ill.
21 Alex Buttell OF 6-0 180 Sophomore Elgin, Ill.
22 Eric Hall OF 5-10 190 Sophomore Oak Lawn, Ill.
23 Reed Stumpf RHP 6-3 200 Sophomore Dubuque, Iowa
24 Derek Erwin RHP 6-4 215 Sophomore Surprise, Ariz.
25 Noah Burdt LHP/OF/1B 6-2 205 Sophomore Cedar Rapids, Iowa
26 Michael Riordan OF 5-10 185 Senior Naperville, Ill.
27 Austin Monfross OF 6-2 170 Senior Big Timber, Mont.
28 Kevin Scranton OF/RHP 6-0 185 Sophomore West Palm Beach, Fla.
29 Daniel Karnick RHP 6-4 210 Junior Winona, Minn.
32 Derek Kornfeind LHP 5-10 150 Freshman Lake Zurich, Ill.
33 Kyle May IF/3B/OF 5-9 160 Freshman Bolingbrook, Ill.
34 Trace Florek SS/2B/OF 5-7 145 Freshman Yelm, Wash.
36 Chris Fields RHP 6-3 210 Senior Princeton, Ill.
37 Tyler Imrich SS/2B/OF 5-10 165 Freshman Jacksonville, Fla.
38 Jacob Padilla LHP 5-11 180 Sophomore Victorville, Calif.
39 Cam Sorenson OF/C 6-2 215 Freshman Eldridge, Iowa
41 Alan Kopp RHP 5-10 245 Junior Verona, Wis.
42 Austin McWhite 1B/C 5-11 178 Sophomore Orlando, Fla.
46 Matt Stone 3B/1B 6-2 185 Freshman Des Moines, Iowa


2015 Record (12-28, 7-21 IIAC)

Mar. 7

at Elmhurst College (9/9)

Jacksonville, Ill.

W, 2-1
W, 12-2

Mar. 8

at Elmhurst College (9)

Jacksonville, Ill.

W, 5-2

Mar. 14-20 at Spring Break 
Gene Cusick Classic

(8 9-inning games, 1 7 inn. doubleheader)

Ft. Myers, Fla.


Mar. 14

vs. St. Lawrence Univ. (N.Y.)

Ft. Myers, Fla.

L, 1-13

Mar. 15 vs. UM-Morris (Minn.) Ft. Myers, Fla. L, 10-13
Mar. 15 vs. McDaniel College (Md.) Ft. Myers, Fla. L, 3-6
Mar. 16 vs. Lasell College (Mass.)** Ft. Myers, Fla. L, 5-6
W, 4-2
Mar. 17 vs. Manchester College (Ind.) Ft. Myers, Fla. L, 2-4
Mar. 18 vs. Keystone College (Pa.) Ft. Myers, Fla. L, 8-16
Mar. 19 vs. UW-Platteville Ft. Myers, Fla. L, 3-9
Mar. 20 vs. McDaniel College (Md.) Ft. Myers, Fla. W, 20-5

Mar. 27

vs. Buena Vista Univ. (7/9)*

Dubuque, Iowa

L, 4-7
W, 8-4

Mar. 28

vs. Buena Vista Univ. (7/9)*

Dubuque, Iowa

L, 3-9
L, 1-4

Mar. 31

at Loras College (7/9)*

Dubuque, Iowa (LOR)

L, 0-3
L, 2-3

Apr. 3

at Central College (7/9)*

Pella, Iowa

W, 3-0
W, 14-6

Apr. 4

at Central College (7/9)*

Pella, Iowa

L, 3-4 (13)
W, 8-7

Apr. 10

at Wartburg College (7/9)*

Waverly, Iowa

W, 2-0
W, 9-5

Apr. 11

at Wartburg College (7/9)*

Waverly, Iowa

L, 3-5
L, 8-10 (11)

Apr. 17

vs. Luther College (7/9)*

Dubuque, Iowa

L, 1-3 (10)
L, 6-8 (8)

Apr. 18

vs. Luther College (7/9)*

Dubuque, Iowa

L, 1-10
L, 3-10

Apr. 21

vs. Loras College (7/9)*

Dubuque, Iowa (UD)

L, 7-9
L, 6-7

Apr. 26

vs. Coe College (7/9)* SENIOR DAY

Dubuque, Iowa

L, 2-7
L, 4-8

Apr. 27

vs. Coe College (7/9)*

Dubuque, Iowa

W, 4-3
L, 3-10

May 1

at Simpson College (7/9)*

Indianola, Iowa

L, 6-7
L, 4-5 (11)

May 2

at Simpson College (7/9)*

Indianola, Iowa

L, 6-7 (9)
L, 3-5 (7)

 *Iowa Conference doubleheaders
(7/9 = 7 innings/9 inning)

**7 inning doubleheader




Season Statistics


University of Dubuque Baseball Coaches Profile
Paul Wyczawski
Paul Wyczawski
Head Baseball Coach

BS, Health and Physical Recreation, South Dakota State University
ME, Physical Education, University of South Dakota
ME, Educational Leadership, Mississippi State

Office Phone: 563.589.3124
Office Location: 217 Mercer-Birmingham
Biography - Click to Read

Paul Wyczawski (pronounced WHY-CHOW-SKI) was named the 17th coach in the history of the baseball program at the University of Dubuque in 2012. 

In his time at UD, Wyczawski has coached 8 All-Iowa Conference selections (4-First Team, 4-Second Team, 2-Honorable Mention) and 1 All-Region player.

Wyczawski joined the Spartans after spending two seasons as head coach at University of Texas-Tyler. The Patriots finished 33-12 in 2012 and 33-8 in 2011 en route to back-to-back ASC East Division Championships and qualified for the NCAA Regionals in 2011.

Wyczawski joined UT-Tyler after serving six seasons as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Murray State University in Murray, Ky. Prior to Murray State, Wyczawski spent 10 seasons as the head coach at Hillcrest Christian School in Jackson, Miss., finishing with a record of 252-73 and captured three-straight state championships from 1996-98. Wyczawski also led Hillcrest to state runner-up finishes in 1999 and 2003.

Wyczawski has also served as an associate scout for the Texas Rangers (1996-2003) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (1994-1995).

Wyczawski began his coaching career in 1984 as the head coach at Yankton College (S.D.). After a 9-7 season at Yankton, Wyczawski spent five seasons as the head coach at Peru State (Neb.) posting a career record of 108-100, including five trips to the NAIA postseason tournament.

Wyczawski left Peru State after the 1990 season and joined legendary coach Ron Polk’s staff as a graduate assistant at Mississippi State. Wyczawski served as the assistant pitching coach and bullpen coach on two NCAA Regional Tournament teams. In his time in Starkville, Wyczawski helped tutor three first-round draft picks.

Wyczawski started his collegiate ball at St. John’s (MN) in 1978 before finishing at South Dakota State University where he was a two-time letterwinner for the Jackrabbits. As a senior, he served as a team captain, earned All-North Central Conference honors, and was named academic All-NCC in 1981.

Wyczawski graduated from SDSU in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in health and physical recreation. He received his master’s degree in physical education from University of South Dakota in 1984 and his second master’s degree from Mississippi State in 1991 in educational leadership. He was inducted as a member of the New Ulm Hall of Fame in 2002.

  Coaching Record at the University of Dubuque  
Year Overall IIAC  
2013    11-25       9-19    8th Place
2014 14-26 9-19 7th Place 
2015 12-28 7-21 8th Place
Total: 37-79 25-59  

Eric Munson
Assistant Baseball Coach
Office Phone: 563.589.3124
Office Location: 217 Mercer-Birmingham
Biography - Click to Read

Eric Munson joined the University of Dubuque Baseball staff as an assistant coach for the 2013 season. Munson will primarily work with the hitters and catchers while also providing a wealth of knowledge and on the field experience. The Spartan assistant was recently named to the USA Baseball 18U National Team coaching staff.

A first round selection (#3 overall) by the Detroit Tigers in 1999, Munson spend parts of nine seasons in the major leagues with the Tigers, Tampa Bay Rays, Houston Astros, and Oakland Athletics. While at the University of Southern California he was named The Sporting News National Freshman of the Year (1997) and First Team All-American (1999). Munson was also a member of the USA Baseball Collegiate Team in 1997 and 1998. 

Matt Wohrley
Matt Wohrley
Assistant Baseball Coach

Office Location: 223 Mercer-Birmingham

Luke Kalb
Luke Kalb
Graduate Assistant Baseball

MBA (in progress), University of Dubuque

Office Location: 223 Mercer-Birmingham


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