2016 Baseball
1 Tyler Nelson OF
3 Ben Boser INF/RHP
5 Joey Hanowski INF
6 Nick Hovila OF
7 Collin Eckman INF
8 Nate Heisick LHP
9 Mitchell Annis RHP
10 Cody Benson RHP/OF
11 Scott Litchy OF
12 Matt Mastantuono INF
13 Duane Miller INF
14 Ryan Fransen RHP
16 Ryan Rumpca RHP/C
19 Zack Petray RHP
20 Steven Prichard INF
21 Jake Braun INF
22 Luke Benge RHP
23 Derek Dorau RHP
24 Mason Cisneros C
25 Logan Riedel OF/RHP
26 Dylan Kruzel RHP
27 Michael Herd RHP
28 Jack Stigman RHP
29 Mason Bellew INF
30 Evan Rowe RHP
33 Terry Hadden RHP/OF
36 Gunner Olszewski C/OF
39 Mark Lesinski LHP
40 Patrick Gonzales RHP
44 Trent McDougall LHP/INF
49 Matthew Wixon C
RS Drake Wawro INF
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Ben Boser

#3 Ben Boser

HOMETOWN Pierz, Minn.

2017 (Senior): 2017 Academic All-NSIC Team selection... Appeared in 48 games while starting 46... Led BSU with 168 at-bats and 22 walks... Tied for second on the team with 28 runs scored... Ranked fourth on the team with a .280 batting average, a .368 on-base percentage, 47 hits and eight doubles... Totaled 12 RBI and one triple... Recorded a .942 fielding percentage while playing second base, third base, shortstop and outfield with 60 putouts and 37 assists.

2016 (Junior): Named to the 2016 Academic All-NSIC Team… Played in 16 games, starting six… Tallied a .194 batting average from the plate with seven total hits, including two doubles and one triple… Stole two bases on as many attempts… Finished with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage on 19 putouts and 20 assists… Scored six runs and recorded two RBI… Made seven appearances on the mound to total 8.2 innings pitched… Totaled an 8.31 ERA with an opposing batting average of .314.

2015 (Sophomore): Played in 18 game and started 10... Batted .184 with seven hits, including one double and marked one RBI... Was 2-for-2 in stolen bases... Charted two putouts, 10 fielding assists and committed two errors for a .857 fielding percentage... Saw five appearances on the mound for 7.2 innings of work to chart an 8.22 ERA... Allowed seven earned runs and pitched eight strikeouts... Named to All-NSIC Academic Team.

2014 (Freshman): Appeared in 13 games with 11 starts... Batted .276 with eight hits, one doubles, and three RBIs... Recorded a .939 fielding percentage with 21 putouts and 25 assists... Ranked fifth on the team for most assists.

High School: Three-sport athlete at Pierz High School, earned varsity letters in football (three), basketball (three) and baseball (three)… Named Morrison County Record All-Area and All-Central Minnesota Conference in baseball as a junior after batting .385 for the Pioneers… Lead-off hitter, posted a .487 on-base percentage, stole six bases, totaled 18 runs and four RBIs… Also appeared in six games on the mound and went 1-1 with a 3.30 ERA… All-Central Minnesota Conference in basketball... Two-time all-conference in football and helped guide the Pioneers to a state appearance in 2011, where he caught a touchdown… Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born April 6, 1995… Son of Scott and Brenda Boser… Business administration with an emphasis in marketing at BSU.

Career Highs:
Hits- 3, 2x last at Wayne State (April 15, 2017)
At-Bats- 6 vs Minnesota Crookston (April 11, 2017)
RBIs- 2, 3x last vs Wayne State (April 14, 2017)
Doubles- 1, 9x last vs Minnesota Crookston (April 11, 2017)
Triples- 1, 2x last at Winona State (March 27, 2017)
Home Runs- N/A
Walks- 3, at Augustana (March 18, 2017)
Runs- 2, 4x last vs Sioux Falls (April 1, 2017)
Stolen Bases- 1, 5x last at Pittsburg State (March 15, 2017)

Innings Pitched- 3, at St. Cloud State (April 22, 2015)
Hits (low)- 1, 8x, last at William Jewel (March 4, 2017)
Earned Runs (low)- 0, 7x, last atWillam Jewel (March 4, 2017)
Strikeouts- 3, 2x last at St. Cloud State (April 22, 2015)
Pitches- 44, at Minnesota Duluth (April 18, 2015)