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Head Coach

Abe Ambroza
Abe Ambroza enters his 6th season as the Head Baseball Coach for the Barons. During his tenure he has led the Barons to a record of 66 wins and 35 losses vs ORCC opponents, and an overall record of 82 wins & 90 losses. In 2014 Ambrozaís Barons received 8 ORCC recognitions for 1st Team, 2nd Team, and All Academic Honors! The 2014 season was highlighted by a 3rd place finish in the ORC Tournament as well as big regular season wins over NAIA foe Rochester College and USCAA member Ohio Midwestern.

Career highlights for Ambroza during his tenure as Head Coach of the Barons are the 2010 ORCC East Division Championship and the 2011 ORC Tournament Runner Up finish. The 2010 Championship was the first ORCC Championship for Barons Baseball since 1993.

Ambroza came to the Barons after spending 2 years as an assistant at his Alma Mater, Central Michigan University from 2005 to 2007. Ambroza also served as the Recruiting Coordinator/Assistant Coach at Loyola University of New Orleans for the 2004/05 season. During his summers, Ambroza has amassed additional coaching experience serving as an assistant coach for the Lima Locos, a member of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate Baseball League for two summers as well as heading a Connie Mack team based in Mt. Pleasant, MI called the Central Michigan Stars whom reached the U.S. semifinals during his second season at the helm.

Ambroza split his college years between Ohio Northern University, where he lettered his freshman and sophomore years, and with Central Michigan University where he was a member of the 1999 Chippewas. Ambroza ended his collegiate career serving as a player/coach of the CMU Club Baseball program in 2001, which made it to the Inaugural National Club Baseball Association World Series in Syracuse, NY, where they fell in their semifinal matchup with the Baseball Club from the University of Texas.

Ambroza is from Rushmore, OH, and is a graduate of Columbus Grove High School. Ambroza also is a graduate of Central Michigan University, where he earned a Bachelorís Degree in Sports Studies. Coach Ambroza likes to stay active in his community as he is currently a member of the Lima Breakfast Optimists. He is currently working towards a Masters of Education from University of Missouri while residing in Pandora, OH with his wife Sara and daughter Allison.

 Barons Roster
No.
Name
Pos.
B/T
Ht.
Wt.
Yr.
Hometown (Prev. School)
1
SS/2B
R/R
5’ 11"
170
Freshman
Kettering, OH/Fairmont H.S.
3
OF
R/R
5’ 11"
190
Freshman
Grove City, OH/Central Crossing H.S.
5
P
R/L
5’ 10"
155
Freshman
Elida, OH/Elida H.S.
7
C
R/R
6’ 0"
185
Sophomore
Toledo, OH/Morrison R. Waite H.S.
8
C/OF
B/R
5’ 6"
150
Freshman
Lima, OH/Lima Shawnee H.S.
9
P
R/R
6’ 2"
215
Sophomore
Loveland, OH/Goshen H.S.
13
P
L/L
6’ 0"
145
Freshman
Broadview Hts, OH/Brecksville-Broadview Hts H.S.
19
OF/P
R/R
6’ 0"
165
Freshman
Defiance, OH/Defiance H.S.
22
OF/P
R/R
5’ 9"
155
Freshman
Ada, OH/Ada H.S.
23
1B/C
R/R
5’ 11"
185
Junior
Payne, OH/Wayne Trace H.S.
25
3B/2B
L/R
6’ 2"
180
Sophomore
Parma, OH/Normandy H.S.
27
1B/P
L/R
6’ 2"
245
Freshman
Northwood, OH/Northwood H.S.
28
C/OF
R/R
6’ 2"
230
Freshman
Columbus Grove, OH/Columbus Grove H.S.
33
P/C
R/R
5’ 9"
200
Freshman
Chardon, OH/Chardon H.S.
Head Coach: Abe Ambroza 419-995-8607
Bench Coach: Barry Ambroza
Assistant Coach: Jerry Beard
Athletic Director: Rob Livchak 419-995-8281


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Barons Schedule
  • 02/21/2015 @ University of the Cumberlands - DH 1:00
  • 02/22/2015 @ University of the Cumberlands - DH 1:00
  • 02/28/2015 @ Ohio Christian U - DH 1:00
  • 03/07/2015 @ Alice Lloyd College - DH 1:00
  • 03/08/2015 @ Alice Lloyd College - DH 1:00
  • 03/16/2015 @ Bluefield College - DH 1:00
  • 03/17/2015 @ Bluefield College - DH 1:00
  • 03/19/2015 @ Georgia Gwinnett College - 9 INN 7:00
  • 03/20/2015 @ Georgia Gwinnett College - DH 1:00
  • 03/21/2015 @ Georgia Gwinnett College - 9 INN 1:00
  • 03/26/2015 VS Ohio Christian University - DH 2:00
  • 03/28/2015 @ Lorain CCC - DH 1:00
  • 03/29/2015 Barons Athletics Open House - Any student interested in Barons Athletics is invited. Ambroza.1@OSU.EDU
  • 03/31/2015 VS OSU Mansfield - 7 INN 4:00
  • 04/02/2015 @ MU Hamilton** - DH 4:00
  • 04/04/2015 VS OU Chillicothe** - DH 1:00
  • 04/07/2015 @ Clark State - 9 INN 4:00
  • 04/09/2015 VS Wright State Lake** - 7 INN 4:00
  • 04/11/2015 @ MU Middletown** - DH 1:00
  • 04/12/2015 @ OSU Mansfield - DH 1:00
  • 04/14/2015 VS Wright State Lake** - 7 INN 4:00
  • 04/15/2015 @ Wright State Lake** - 7 INN 7:00
  • 04/18/2015 VS MU Hamilton** - DH 1:00
  • 04/19/2015 VS MU Middletown** - DH 1:00
  • 04/22/2015 @ Wright State Lake** - 7 INN 7:00
  • 04/23/2015 VS Clark State - 9 INN 4:00
  • 04/25/2015 @ OU Chillicothe** - DH 1:00
  • 04/26/2015 VS Lorain CCC - DH 1:00
  • 05/01/2015 ORC Tournament -
  • 05/02/2015 ORC Tournament -
  • 05/03/2015 ORC Tournament -
  • 05/08/2015 ORC Tournament -
  • 05/09/2015 ORC Tournament -
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    The Barons compete in the Ohio Regional Campus Conference. O.R.C.C. baseball consists of nine programs. There is a regular season champion as well as a post season tournament held at the end of the year at a chosen host site. The Barons will play 35 to 40 games against ORCC, NCAA, NAIA, and USCAA opponents. Walk on tryouts for the baseball team take place the 2nd week of the Autumn Semester. The season starts late February and ends in mid May. The Barons follow the rules set forth by the NCAA.
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