John Estes
John  Estes


Blissfield, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Outfield / Catcher

Bats / Throws:
Left / Right


Oakland Places 150 Student-Athletes on the Summit League Commissioner's List

Women's swimming and diving won the Team Academic Achievement award for the second straight year.


Oakland Leads in Academic All-Summit League Selections

The Golden Grizzlies led the league for a fourth consecutive semester


Oakland Falls 3-2 to ORU, Eliminated from League Tournament

The Golden Grizzlies equal their highest league tournament finish of third place.


Oakland Drops Tournament Opener to NDSU in 11 Innings, 3-2

Jake Morton was 2-for-5 for the Golden Grizzlies.


Oakland Faces NDSU to Open Summit League Championship

The Golden Grizzlies eneter the tournament as the No. 2 seed.


Oakland vs NDSU - Mar. 24, 2012

Oakland lost 3-2 in 11 innings to North Dakota State in the opening game of the 2012 Summit League Championship.


Oakland vs. Southern Utah

The Oakland baseball team earned a walk-off victory against Southern Utah on Senior Day at the OU Baseball Field


Oakland Sweeps UNO - 4-1, 4-3

Oakland swept a doubleheader over Nebraska-Omaha on Saturday, Apr. 21, 2012.


Oakland vs. Central Michigan

The Oakland baseball team took on Central Michigan on Wednesday, April 11 at the OU Baseball Field.

Game-by-Game Stats | Career Stats

▪ Played in 28 games, making 15 starts during the season
▪ Batted .218, going 12-for-55 with a double and a triple
▪ Drove in nine runs during teh season and scored five times
▪ Had three multi-hit games, going 2-for-3 against Southern Utah (May 13), Central Michigan (May 17) and Centenary (May 20)
▪ Drove in two runs against Southern Utah (May 13) and Centenary (May 20)
▪ Earned a spot on The Summit League All-Academic Team

2010: Saw action in 44 games drawing 38 starts ... had five doubles, scored 19 runs, drove in 15 runs while hitting .311 ... went 3-for-4, scored two runs and drove in four runs including the game winner against Southern Utah (5/21)... had 10 multiple hit games with four games of three hits ... selected to the Summit-League All-Academic team.

2009: Saw action in 16 games, drawing eight starts ... hit .160 on the season with two RBIs ... drove in two runs against Michigan (4/1) ... 2-for-3 with a double against Southern Utah (4/24) ... 1-for-1 with a double against Toledo (4/29).

Blissfield High School: Earned four letters for coach Larry Tuttle and served as captain for one year ... awarded all-state accolades his junior and senior year as a catcher ... was a participant in the Michigan East vs. West All-Star game ... named a Lenawee County top scholar-athlete ... also earned three letters in football, where he helped the Royals to the Division 6 championship game as a senior where his team was the state runner-up ... was selected to the Detroit Free Press All-State Team for Division 6 as a quarterback... also a three-year letterwinner in basketball ... a member of the National Honor Society ... also a Junior Rotarian.

Personal: Born John William Estes on May 24, 1990 in Toledo, Ohio ... the son of Ron and Susie Estes ... has one brother, Andrew,who played baseball at Oakland... enjoys playing video games and watching movies ... Estes is majoring in nursing.

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