2021 Orange County Riptide Roster*

(players listed in alphabetical order by position)

*Some players did not play the entire season either due to injury, innings limits, leaving early via the MLB draft, etc.

Pitchers

No. Name Year College Height Weight Throws Hometown
41 Hunter Ash Junior Cal Poly Pomona 6′ 3″ 210 lbs. Right Laguna Niguel, Calif.
29 Mikal Ashley Frosh Johnson County College 6′ 0″ 215 lbs. Right Round Beach Lake, Ill.
20 Jake Biederman Junior Davidson 6′ 0″ 193 lbs. Right Austin, Texas
32 Charez Butcher Frosh Tennessee 6′ 4″ 210 lbs. Right Kokomo, IN
45 Nathan Cachu Senior LSU-Shreveport 6′ 0″ 220 lbs. Left Anaheim, Calif.
44 Josiah Castillo Frosh Pepperdine 6′ 0″ 170 lbs. Right Corona, Calif.
33 Cade Connolly Frosh Santa Clara 6′ 3″ 195 lbs. Left Dana Point, Calif.
36 Spencer Edwards Soph Cornell 6′ 3″ 200 lbs. Left Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
46 Nikelle Galatas Senior Jackson State 5′ 11″ 210 lbs. Right Artesia, Calif.
18 Sam Hasegawa Frosh UC San Diego 6′ 0″ 185 lbs. Left Carlsbad, Calif.
27 Shawn Hepler Frosh Xavier 6′ 3′ 200 lbs. Right Corona, Calif.
9 Ethan Holt Junior UC San Diego 6′ 2″ 190 lbs. Right San Clemente, Calif.
50 Brady LeJeune-DeAcutis Frosh Texas Tech 6′ 6″ 200 lbs. Left Highlands Ranch, Colo.
34 Matthew Magre Frosh Arkansas 6′ 1″ 195 lbs. Left Fayetteville, Ark
40 Jake McBride Junior Uncommitted 6′ 5″ 240 lbs. Right Goleta, Calif.
29 Hayden Merda Soph Azusa Pacific University 6′ 6″ 215 lbs. Right Ladera Ranch, Calif.
35 Noah Owen Senior Washington State 6′ 4″ 200 lbs. Right Oceanside, Calif.
11 Andrew Pogue Frosh Illinois 6′ 4″ 185 lbs. Right Peoria, Ill.
30 Anthony Robie Frosh Texas State 6′ 4″ 215 lbs. Right Mansfield, Texas
28 Mike Schreiber Frosh Washington 6′ 0″ 200 lbs. Right Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
8 Dalton Wood Soph Rice 6′ 5″ 240 lbs. Right Katy, Texas

 

Catchers

No. Name Year College Height Weight Bats/Throws Hometown
15 Seth Beckstead Junior Tulane 6′ 0″ 200 lbs. R/R Queen Creek, Ariz.
55 Eric Bigani Senior UNLV 6′ 0″ 188 lbs. R/R Yorba Linda, Calif.
1 Mason Grace Soph UC Riverside 6′ 2″ 195 lbs. R/R Redondo Beach, Calif.
25 Blake Penso Frosh UC Irvine 6′ 3″ 215 lbs. R/R Huntington Beach, Calif.
7 Charlie Taylor Frosh Tennessee 5′ 10″ 200 lbs. R/R Dunwoody, Ga.

 

Infielders

No. Name Year College Height Weight Bats/Throws Hometown
6 Efrain Cervantes Junior Nebraska 6′ 1″ 180 lbs. R/R Tucson, Ariz.
5 Davis Diaz Frosh Vanderbilt 5′ 11″ 175 lbs. R/R Pittsburg, Calif.
23 Cody Dreis Frosh Washington State 6′ 3″ 195 lbs. R/R Seattle, Wash.
12 Tank Espalin Frosh Uncommited 6′ 1″ 180 lbs. L/R Glendora, Calif.
10 Tyler Griggs Soph Central Arizona College 5′ 9″ 180 lbs. L/R Canandaigua, NY
60 Cole Robinson Frosh Uncommited 6′ 3″ 245 lbs. R/R High Ridge, Mo.
12 Gavin Haimovitz Soph Santa Barbara City College 5′ 10″ 175 lbs. R/R Oak Park, Calif
3 Clayton Owens Senior USC 6′ 1″ 200 lbs. R/R Corona, Calif.
4 Emilio Rosas Senior USC 6′ 1″ 200 lbs. R/R Yorba Linda, Calif.
14 Reed Spenrath Frosh TCU 6′ 5″ 220 lbs. L/R El Campo, Texas
2 Edarian Williams Senior UNLV 6′ 1″ 205 lbs. R/R Las Vegas
19 Jack-Thomas Wold Junior UNLV 5′ 10″ 200 lbs. L/L Boulder City, Nev.

 

Outfielders

No. Name Year College Height Weight Bats/Throws Hometown
22 Dwight Allen Frosh Georgia 6′ 1″ 190 lbs. R/R Milton, Ga.
1 Kyle Booker Frosh Tennessee 5′ 10″ 170 lbs. L/R Southaven, Miss.
17 Kolton Freeman Soph Dartmouth 6′ 2″ 205 lbs. R/R Laguna Beach, Calif.
24 Austin Kryszczuk Soph UNLV 5′ 10″ 190 lbs. R/L Las Vegas
47 Spencer Serven Soph Texas Rio Grande Valley 6′ 2″ 200 lbs. R/R Huntington Beach, Calif.
26 Terrence Simmons Soph UConn 6′ 0″ 180 lbs. L/L El Cajon, Calif.

 

Utility

No. Name Year College Height Weight Bats/Throws Hometown
13 Derek Shaver Frosh Wichita State 6′ 3″ 207 lbs. R/R Grand Junction, Colo.
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