2012 Baseball
Record: 23-21 Home: 15-9 Away: 8-12 GSAC: 13-19
#53 Joshua Wells
Joshua Wells Image
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Class: SO
Position: RHP
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Previous School: Bonanza High School

The athlete: Joshua begins his second year playing at VU in 2012…appeared in four games, allowing three hits and three runs…redshirted his freshman season in 2010, and will see collegiate action this spring…arrived at VUSC via Bonanza High School in Las Vegas, Nevada…played for Coach Derek Stafford at BHS…played in the Sunset League…graduated in 2009 with a 3.3 GPA…was named a scholar-athlete at Bonanza…has played baseball for 15 years.

The person: Joshua "Josh" Michael was born to parents Michael and Shelli on March 27, 1991…born in Las Vegas, Nevada…has two sisters and one brother, who is a professional baseball player…major is Kinesiology…likes to eat at "Panda Express"…"Happy Gilmore" is favorite movie, and "Pawn Stars" is his favorite TV show…roots for OSU…sports hero is Brian Wilson…likes the color blue and number 27…Psalm 57 is his favorite Bible passage…likes discovering new music in his spare time…believes honesty is the best characteristic to possess…most respects his dad because he has always taken care of him and his family…baseball has taught him self discipline…goal is to become a strength and conditioning coach for a professional sports team.

His thoughts: I like Vanguard because of the community.

2012 Baseball Roster
Roster for 2012 Baseball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
RSMatthew Avery*SROFL/R6-0205La Palma, CACypress College
1Adonis TountasJRINFR/R5-9170Lincolnwood, ILChandler Gilbert CC (AZ)
2David KiriakosJRINFR/R5-11170San Bernardino, CARiverside CC
3Eric SanchezSRINFR/R6-0170Corona, CACSU Bakersfield
5Jonathan CruzFROFR/R5-10170San Diego, CASan Diego Mesa College
7Hank YatesJROFR/R6-2190Phoenix, AZUniversity of Delaware
8Bryce ArroyoJRINFR/R6-2190Brea, CABrea-Olinda High School
10Ethan HarperSOINFR/R5-10185Windsor, COWindsor High School
11Brandon YoungSROFL/R6-1190Saugus, CACSU Long Beach
13Michael CastelloJRC/OFL/R5-9195Hemet, CARiverside CC
14Bret CollinsFROFL/R5-10175Manhattan Beach, CAMira Costa High School
15Adam SalazarJRCR/R6-0175Riverside, CANortheastern Oklahoma A&M
16J.T. TruhettSROFL/L5-10160Clovis, CABluefield College
17Kyle WillettSROFR/R6-2195Mission Viejo, CAChemeketa CC (OR)
19Frankie TorresJROFR/R5-11195Cathedral City, CARiverside CC
20Tucker WoodsSRLHPR/L6-2200La Mirada, CALindenwood University
21John CollinsSOCR/R6-2185Fallbrook, CASouthwestern College
23Kevin PonzoJRRHPR/R6-0195San Dimas, CARio Hondo CC
25Gabriel GarciaSRLHPL/L5-8200Anaheim, CACypress College
27Alec RosalesSRUTS/R6-0195Long Beach, CANorthwest Missouri State
28J.R. BrombergSRRHPR/R6-3210Los Angeles, CACSU Los Angeles
29Nikko TountasJRC/1BR/R5-10185Lincolnwood, ILGrand Caynon University
32Ruben OroscoJRLHPL/L6-0190Anaheim, CASanta Ana College
33Jordan MouldJRIBL/L5-10195Modesto, CAModesto JC
34Terry UnruhSORHPR/R5-10185Las Vegas, NVFaith Lutheran High School
35Brian HopperJRRHPR/R6-2205Corona, CACSU San Bernardino
37Nik KlungreseterFRRHPR/R6-5190Anaheim, CALoara High School
40Scott SimmonsJRRHPR/R6-2200Murrieta, CAMt. San Jacinto College
43James CruzFRRHPR/R6-0160San Diego, CAHorizon Christian Academy
53Joshua WellsSORHPR/R5-10185Las Vegas, NVBonanza High School
55Spencer MoranFRRHPR/R6-2200San Diego, CAHorizon Christian Academy
* Redshirt
Sean Urena - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Ryan Aguayo - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Nik Crouch - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Bruce Rogers - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Ralph Grajeda - Head Coach - 4th season
Jorge Araiza - Assistant Coach - 3rd season