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#27 Ben Rodewald
Position: Left-Handed Pitcher
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Kentwood, Mich.
High School: East Kentwood HS
Ben Rodewald
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Release: 12/13/2006

Will compete for final spot in weekend rotation … could also see action in relief.

2006: Pitched in 11 games, making seven starts, to earn first varsity letter … first two career decisions were wins: vs. Valparaiso (3/7) and at Illinois State (3/18) … allowed one run on two hits and struck out five in six innings at ISU … selected MAC West Pitcher of the Week for his performance at Illinois State … matched season high with five strikeouts against Wayne State (4/4).

High School: Earned three letters in baseball and two in basketball … served as team captain in both sports … all-state, all-region, all-conference, and two-time all-district selection as a pitcher.

Personal: Majoring in finance … drafted in 42nd round by Detroit Tigers in 2005 … most memorable moment in athletics was learning he had been drafted while pitching in a game … parents are Greg and Kathy Rodewald … born February 22, 1987.