2016 Spring Team Preview: Rochester Falcons



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By Dylan Hefflinger, Aaron Wilson and PBR Staff
Editor in Chief/Scout / Assistant Director of Scouting

With the 2016 spring season right around the corner, PBR Michigan is eagerly anticipating bringing the great state of Michigan the best high school coverage throughout the entire state.

Starting February 1st, we began releasing team previews for teams across the state, leading into the Preseason All-State Teams as well as the Preseason State Rankings.

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2016 Spring Team Preview: Rochester Falcons

Team Name: Rochester Falcons
Head Coach: Eric Magiera 100-100-6
Division: I
2015 Record: 23-14
Conference Record: Oakland Activities Association Red, 7-8, 4th
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 6/3

Coach Outlook:

"We expect to have a strong year. We have had back-to-back 20 win seasons, and we return a lot of talented, experienced players. While we only have 3 seniors, we have a large group of juniors with multiple years of varsity experience this year. Our lower classes also provide a lot of talent to round out the group. We expect to compete for a league title and a deep run in the playoffs."

2016 Team Strengths:

"Starting Pitching, Defense. While our starting pitching is young, they are very talented. Our defense is also very strong, especially up the middle."

2016 Team Weaknesses:  

"We are most concerned with leadership since we only return 3 seniors, but we expect that the 3, along with the returning juniors, will do a great job for us."

Tyler FrankhouseTop Returning Players:

Top Underclassmen:

  • Lucas Kastran - P 2018
  • Austin Remmick - INF/P 2018
  • Drew Loftus - INF/C 2018


A Look Back At 2015 Preseason Articles:

To view the 2015 Team Previews, click here.
To view the 2015 Preseason All-State Teams, click here.
To view the 2015 Preseason State Rankings, click below.