KCC's 2016 baseball team.

KCC baseball is currently ranked fifth in the nation in the latest 2016 Collegiate Baseball Pre-Season Poll and the latest 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Poll. Go Bruins!

Head Coach

Eric Laskovy
Office: 269-965-3931 ext. 2536


KCC baseball has established a tradition of excellence, qualifying for the NJCAA D2 World Series six times since 1999. In that time, the Bruins have also claimed eight MCCAA Conference Championships.

Conference championships

1982, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015

Regional finals

2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015

NJCAA Division II World Series finishes

2nd (1999), 5th (2002), 2nd (2007), 8th (2009), 4th (2011), 5th (2015)

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Athletic Success

Bruins who committed to play for four-year schools for the 2015-16 season include:

  • Travis Bolin, Davenport University
  • Tyler Bradner, Oakland University
  • Benny Clark III, Indiana Tech University
  • Justin Gierlowski, Indiana University South Bend
  • Alex Goodwin, Western Michigan University
  • Alex Holley, Spring Arbor University
  • Seth Johnson, Grand Valley State University
  • Kyle Mallwitz, Western Michigan University
  • Mike Sielinski, New Mexico Highlands University
  • Garret Soule, Saginaw Valley State University

Bruins who committed to play for four-year schools for the 2014-15 season include:

  • Chad Carson, Saginaw Valley University
  • Aaron Dehn, Oakland University
  • Kameron Joostberns, Aquinas College
  • Tanner McCarn, Northwood University
  • Steve Remesnik, Indiana Tech University
  • Dayne San Miguel, Alma College
  • Kyle Smith, Rochester College
  • Ben Spieldenner, St. Joseph College

Bruins who committed to play for four-schools for the 2013-14 season include:

  • Jeremy Bagnall, University of Montevallo
  • Patrick Bobolts, Grand Valley State University
  • Drew Carlile, Bradley University
  • Kody Carson, Centenary College of Louisiana
  • Larsen Cronkright, Northwood University
  • Chad Mayle, Western Michigan University
  • Travis Moore, Bryan College
  • Dirk Ormsby, Northern Illinois University
  • Trent Pell, Oakland University
  • Bryan Stevens, Western Kentucky University
  • Jon Timmerman, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Jake Wakeland, Northwood University
  • Derek Yoder, Murray State University

Click Here to view a list of four-year schools KCC baseball student-athletes have transferred to

Academic Excellence

Since 2008, 16 KCC baseball players have achieved Academic All-American status, demonstrating the program’s high standards for excellence in the classroom. The Bruins have also been honored as an NJCAA All-Academic Team four times since 2010.

Individual Academic Honors

  • Ryan Buter, Distinguished Academic All-American
  • Drew Carlile, Superior Academic Achievement All-American
  • Max Drenth, Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence (4.0 GPA)
  • Bradley Hayden, Exemplary Academic Achievement
  • Jordan Hennika, Academic All-American
  • Chad Jasman, Academic All-American
  • Ryan Longstreth, Distinguished Academic All-American
  • Chad Mayle, Superior Academic Achievement
  • Jacob Miller, Exemplary Academic Achievement
  • Travis Moore, Exemplary Academic Achievement
  • Kyle Nolen, Exemplary Academic Achievement
  • Austin Rinard, Academic All-American
  • Hayden Robbins, Exemplary Academic Achievement
  • Dayne San Miguel, Exemplary Academic Achievement
  • Joshua Schafer, Academic All-American
  • Addison Webb, Superior Academic Achievement

NJCAA All-Academic Teams

  • 2014-15 (3.34 GPA)
  • 2013-14 (3.28 GPA)
  • 2012-13 (3.20 GPA)
  • 2009-10 (3.18 GPA)


KCC is part of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association’s (MCCAA) Western Conference and is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Region 12.