Overall: 35-24-1 AAC: 19-8 Streak: Lost 1
Matt McCracken
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Assistant Coach
3rd Season
Matt McCracken begins his first year as assistant baseball coach and head junior varsity coach at Tennessee Wesleyan.  Coach McCraken will serve as first base coach as well as oversee the Bulldog outfielders.  He will be in charge of the strength and conditioning program for the Bulldogs and also assist Coach Baker in the Bulldog recruiting efforts.
McCracken attended Santa Fe High School in Alachua, Florida wher he lettered in baseball.  He was a 45th round draft pick of the Anaheim Angels in the summer of 2006.  After foregoing the draft, Coach McCracken attended FCCJ Community College in Jacksonville, Florida where he played for Chris Blaquire.  In the fall of 2008 he accepted a scholarship offer to play baseball at Tennessee Wesleyan.  A three year starter on the mound for the Bulldogs, McCracken compiled a 9-3 record with 125.2 innings pitched.  Upon graduation from Tennessee Wesleyan, in the summer 2011, he accepted the assistant coaching position and became part of the Bulldog staff in August of the same summer.
Coach McCracken serves as head coach of the 18 and under East Tennessee Bulldogs summer league team.  He was an assistant to Coach Baker in the summer of 2011 for the East Tennessee Bulldogs.
McCracken is a native of Alachua, Florida and holds a B.S. degree in Behavioral Science from Tennessee Wesleyan.  He resides in Athens, Tennessee.       
2014 Baseball Roster
1Taylor SaucedoSOLHPL/L6-5175Maple Valley, WA
2Brandon LandrieJRRHPR/R6-1235Spartanburg, SC
3Ryan PhillipsFRINFR/R6-0175Richmond, VA
4Dylan JohnstonSOINFR/R6-2185Cleveland, TN
5James BoddickerJRINFR/R5-11190Overland Park, KS
6Branden WalkerSROFR/R6-1190Orlando, FL
7Brad CarpenterJRINFR/R5-7170Nashville, TN
8Logan LongwithFRRHPR/R6-3160Cleveland, TN
11Cody HeifnarJROFR/R6-2200Athens, TN
12Matthew PayneFRRHPR/R5-10185Nashville, TN
13Tyler WilsonSRRHPL/R6-1220Gaffney, SC
16Jarrod JamesonSRRHPR/R6-4180Oklahoma City, OK
17K.J. HockadayJRINFR/R6-3220Joppa, MD
18Cody StroudSOOFL/L5-10180Cedar Hill, TN
20Tim KieneJRINFL/R6-5230South Windsor, CT
21Logan DaltonSROFL/R6-0200Old Hickory, TN
22Josh ClemenSRLHPL/L6-4250Bradenton, FL
24Matt MalloySRCR/R6-1225Cincinnati, OH
26Taylor PattersonJRRHPR/R6-6260Chatsworth, GA
27Josh McCraySRCR/R5-10220Jacksonville, FL
28David DonaldSROFR/R6-0220Greenville, SC
29Ty PowellJRLHPL/L5-11215Pleasant Garden, NC
32Wes MintonSRINFR/R6-1190Loveland, OH
34Brent AdheenSRLHPL/L6-3220Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Billy Berry - Head Coach - 9th season
Stephen Baker - Assistant Coach - 5th season
Matt McCracken - Assistant Coach - 3rd season
Jason Howard - Volunteer Assistant - 1st season
Michael Swafford - Baseball Operations - 2nd season