Baseball

Head Coach

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

History

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

Conference championships

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

Regional finals

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

NJCAA Division II World Series finishes

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

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Athletic Success

Bruins who have 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, 15 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 three 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
  • Dayne San Miguel, Exemplary Academic Achievement
  • Joshua Schafer, Academic All-American
  • Addison Webb, Superior Academic Achievement

NJCAA All-Academic Teams

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

Affiliations

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.