2013 Baseball
Record: 12-27 Home: 6-10 Away: 5-11 Neutral: 1-6 Crossroads: 11-19
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Kurt Guldner
Head Coach
20th Season
[email protected] 317.955.6310

Head coach Kurt Guldner is in his 20th season as the head coach of the Marian University baseball program.


Last season, Guldner became the 25th winningest coach in NAIA history after he surpassed with 507 career victories. He earned win No. 500 on March 31, 2012 in a 1-0 shutout win over Grace College.

Coach Guldner has led the Knights to eight Mid-Central College Conference championships and has been named MCC Coach of the Year on five occasions. In 2007-08, Guldner became the all-time winningest coach in Marian University history after he picked up his 419th career victory. He surpassed long-time head coach Dr. Lynn Morrell, whom he played for during his four years.

Guldner coached two-time NAIA All-American Wes Hayden and coached 2000 NAIA Region VIII Player of the Year in Craig Prifogle. He has coached four MCC Players of the Year and 44 All-Conference first team selections.

Guldner also coached the all-time leading scorer in women's soccer history, Rana Hoffbauer. She had one of the most dominant seasons on record in 2003 (30 goals). Most recently, he coached the women's soccer team to its first-ever MCC championship in 2008.
Guldner earned a bachelor of science degree from Marian College in 1981. He resides in Indianapolis with his wife.
The Guldner File
8 MCC Championships
5 MCC Coach of the Year awards
10 NAIA Region VIII appearances
2 NAIA All-Americans
2 NAIA Scholar-Athletes
1 NAIA Region VIII Player of the Year
5 MCC Players of the Year
44 All-Conference first team selections
2013 Baseball Roster
Roster for 2013 Baseball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Mathieu BlakelyFRPR/R5-10162Richmond, Ind.Seton Catholic
Zack NapierFRPR/R5-8185Indianapolis, Ind.Ben Davis
1Joey CliftonJROFL/R6-0160Crawfordsville, Ind.North Montgomery
2Brett JacksonSO2BL/R5-8170New Palestine, Ind.New Palestine
3Jalen HoggFRINFR/R6-2250Richmond, Ind.Richmond
5Taylor GibsonJRINFR/R5-10155Greenfield, Ind.Mt. Vernon (Earlham)
6Austin RenoSOOFR/R6-0170Franklin, Ind.Franklin Community
7Tom GreenJROF/LHPL/L6-1225Carmel, Ind.Brebeuf Jesuit
8Dustin HilemanSRINFR/R6-1196Monon, Ind.North White
9Brandon DaleSRINFR/R6-0205Darlington, Ind.North Montgomery
10T.J. WithamSRPR/R6-2175Cicero, Ind.Hamilton Heights
11Austin MooreFRP/OFL/L5-10190Warsaw, Ind.Warsaw
12Matt BackSRLHPR/L6-1189Batesville, Ind.Batesville
13John O'MalleyFRIF/OFR/R5-9160Oxford, Ind.Benton Central
14Matt DunnavantFRUR/R5-11180Indianapolis, Ind.Warren Central
15Aaron SmithFRP/INFR/R6-0220Indianapolis, Ind.Franklin Central
16Chad SchumannSRC/RHPR/R6-1190Celina, OhioCelina
17Cameron BahlerJRINFR/R5-11175Wooster, OhioWooster
18Brett SchultheisFRPR/R6-3200Franklin, Ind.Franklin Community
19Beau FreelandSOPR/R5-11195Noblesville, Ind.Scecina Memorial
20Derek LunsfordSOOF/PL/L5-11175Osgood, Ind.Jac-Cen-Del
21Alex ArthurFRCR/R5-10200Clayton, Ind.Cascade
22Tyler SimsSOPR/R6-2170Brownsburg, Ind.Bethesda Christian
23Justin AhausFRPL/L6-1185Guilford, Ind.Oldenburg Academy
24Nick MuseFRRHPR/R6-3209Tipp City, OhioTippecanoe
27Jimmy MoormanSOINFR/R5-11160Batesville, Ind.Oldenburg Academy
29Brett MetcalfSROFL/R6-2190Lebanon, Ind.Lebanon
32Brody EdgerlyJRINFR/R6-1200Logansport, Ind.Lewis Cass
36Brice LaigleFRINFS/R5-8155Greenwood, Ind.Center Grove
37David KnightSO1BL/R6-3270Terre Haute, Ind.North Vigo
47David HertelSOINFR/R6-0230Brookville, Ind.Franklin County
Kurt Guldner - Head Coach - 20th season
Nathan Underwood - Assistant Coach - 3rd season
Todd Bacon - Assistant Coach - 5th season
Scott Satterthwaite - Assistant Coach - 3rd season
Austin Gibson - Assistant Coach - 1st season