Sophomore David Hearne (pictured) will be one captain while sophomore Zak Kutsulis will be the other in this weekend's Blue-Gold Series.

Rosters Set For Annual Blue-Gold Baseball Series

Oct. 10, 2013

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rosters have been set for the 2013 version of the University of Notre Dame baseball fall Blue-Gold Series, which is scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday at Frank Eck Stadium. A Saturday doubleheader that features two seven-inning games gets underway at 3 p.m., with Sunday’s solo contest slated to begin at 12 p.m. A free 90-minute clinic for all children ages 6-12 will be held on the field at the conclusion of Sunday’s game.

The series is an important aspect of the program for head coach, Mik Aoki, who let David Hearne and Zak Kutsulis serve as captains and pick their sides for the 2013 version.

“I think the Blue-Gold Series will be a good way to wrap up a really competitive fall,” said Aoki. “We try to have a little fun with it. We let a couple of the guys draft and manage the teams and then we as coaches will just step back and observe and let them call the pitches and the plays. They can have a little fun, and I think hopefully it will be a really nice way to end the fall.”

All three games are free and open to the public and will be played out to its completion, weather permitting, regardless of outcome.

Team 1
David Hearne (Captain) – So.
Jim Orwick – Fr.
Nick McCarty – So.
Pat Connaughton – Jr.
Christian Torres – Jr.
Sean Fitzgerald – Sr.
Scott Tully – Fr.
Oliver Sliva
Clayton Bouchard
Ricky Sanchez – So.
Blaise Lezynski – Jr.
Cavan Biggio – Fr.
Jack Flaherty – So.
Ryan Lidge – Fr.
James Nevant – So.
Lane Richards – So.
Scott Kerrigan – Jr.
Kyle Fiala – Fr.

Team 2
Zak Kutsulis – So.
Robert Youngdahl – Jr.
Ryan Smoyer – Fr.
Michael Hearne – So.
Joey Cresta – So.
Connor Hale – So.
Donnie Hissa – Sr.
Phil Mosey – Jr.
Kyle Richardson – So.
Conor Biggio – So.
Kevin DeFilippis – Jr.
Forrest Johnson – Sr.
Ryan Bull – Jr.
Miles Bland
Chris Melillo – Fr.
Mac Hudgins – Jr.
Kyle Rubbinaccio – Jr.

— Russell Dorn, Assistant Media Relations Director