#7 Ivan Vela
Ivan Vela Image
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Class: JR
Position: INF
Hometown: West Hills, Calif.
Previous School: College of the Canyons JC

Major: Sports Management

Vela joins the Bison for his first season after transferring from the College of the Canyons. He attended El Camino Real High School, where he was coached by Josh Lienhard. The son of Jose and Maria Vela, Ivan was named All-West Valley and All-City while in high school. He chose to come to OBU for the great program.


Ivan’s favorites:

Quote: “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.”

Nickname: Mijo

Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5

2014 Baseball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Garrett GallacherJRC5-11205San Diego, Calif.San Diego Mesa College
2Joey SzczepanskiJROF6-1185Bloomington, Calif.San Bernardino Valley College
3Tyler MeltonSOOF5-10180Anadarko, Okla.Wichita State
4Ryan JoyceJROF6-2180Lake Forest, Calif.Fullerton College
5Jeff RickerJRINF5-8175San Bernardino, Calif.Mount San Jacinto College
6Andrew MillnerSOUTL6-0220Palo Cedro, Calif.Feather River College
7Ivan VelaJRINF6-3195West Hills, Calif.College of the Canyons JC
8Les NorthcuttSRRHP6-3215Modesto, Calif.Modesto JC
10Frankie WrightJRRHP5-10155Monterey Park, Calif.East Los Angeles College
11Ridge Hoopii-HaslamJRINF5-9195Hilo, HawaiiLuna CC
12Cory FaubelJROF6-1185San Bruno, Calif.Skyline College
13Julian MerryweatherSRRHP6-3190Berkley, Calif.Skyline College
14Garrett RobertsSRINF5-11180Riverbank, Calif.Modesto JC
15Matt PageSR1B/OF6-3210Redwood City, Calif.Skyline College
16Mason AnkeneySRC6-0220Modesto, Calif.Modesto JC
18Jordan MoralesSRRHP6-2200Hatillo, Puerto RicoConnors State
20Steven KnudsonSORHP6-0265South San Francisco, Calif.Canada College
22Jeff GunterJRLHP5-11195Coweta, Okla.Oral Roberts
23Shakeel NewtonJROF6-0190Christiansted, Virgin IslandsGenesee CC
24Chase PhillipsJROF6-2210San Bernardino, Calif.Mount San Jacinto College
25Brandon WillardSRRHP6-0225San Jose, Calif.West Valley College
26Tallen ParkerJRLHP6-1200Redlands, Calif.San Bernadino Valley College
28Kelvin RivasJRRHP6-4270Guaynabo, Puerto RicoConnors State
30Jinny ParraFRRHP5-11196Jacagua Al Medio, Dominican ReGilberto Danubio HS
31Cody ZieglerFRC6-1215Broken Arrow, Okla.Broken Arrow HS
32Michael FisherJRRHP6-3220Elk City, Okla.Elk City HS
33Richard LucasSRRHP6-2180Placentia, Calif.Fullerton College
37Kevin HatchSROF6-2210Ben Lomond, Calif.Cabrillo CC
39Rafael VillarSOC5-11180Santo Domingo, Dominican RepubLiceo Jose Francisco Pena Gomez
Bobby Cox - Head Coach
Chris Klimas - Associate Head Coach
Cliff Corniel - Grad Assistant