11 KCC baseball sophomores to continue playing at four-year schools

KCC's 2016-17 baseball team.

Eleven Kellogg Community College baseball sophomores will continue their baseball careers next year after receiving student-athlete scholarships to four-year schools.

KCC baseball players receiving scholarships to play baseball at four-year schools include:

  • Tate Brawley, of Niles, will attend Grand Valley State University
  • Anthony DiPonio, of Dearborn Heights, will attend Davenport University
  • Austin Gonser, of Vermontville, will attend Northwood University
  • Walter Graf, of Richland, will attend Aquinas College
  • Garrett Hammer, of Fort Collins, Colo., will attend Western Michigan University
  • Jason Mueller, of Battle Creek, will attend Indiana Tech
  • Matt Pearsall, of St. Johns, will attend Northwood University
  • Alex Sova, of Midland, will attend University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Bradley Spieldenner, of Scotts, will attend Concordia University
  • Brady VanSloten, of Rudyard, will attend Davenport University
  • Joe Wolf, of Sterling Heights, will attend Indiana Tech

The KCC baseball team finished 16th in the nation this spring, earning Michigan Community College All-Academic Team honors for holding a team GPA of 3.17 and individual postseason honors for 20 individual student-athletes.

“I am grateful for the wonderful opportunities our student-athletes have earned at four-year institutions through hard work and dedication in the classroom,” Eric Laskovy, head coach of KCC’s baseball team, said. “We wish these young men the best moving forward and are proud of what they accomplished at KCC.”

High-resolution photos of each player are available for download for use by the media from KCC’s Flickr page.

For more information about KCC baseball, visit www.kellogg.edu/baseball.

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