Athletics

Muskegon Community College Intercollegiate Athletics

MCC offers its student-athletes the opportunity to compete in 13 men's and women's intercollegiate sports - the most of any community college in the State of Michigan. The Jayhawks compete in the Western Conference of the Michigan Community College Athletic Conference (MCCAA) and in Region XII of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). 

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Megan Jean Throws No-hitter; MCC Sweeps Davenport JV 3-0, 11-3

MCC freshman pitcher Megan Jean (Sault St. Marie, MI/Sault Area) recorded a no-hitter while stiking out four batters and allowing only one walk in the Jayhawks; 3-0 victory over the visiting Davenport JV on Thursday, April 17.

MCC took the second game of the doubleheader by an 11-3 margin.

Jayhawk Caten Teff (Alpena, MI/Alpena) was drove in one and scored one run. She homered in the sixth inning.

In the second game, MCC jumped out to an early lead with eight runs in the first three innings. RBI doubles by Sarah Ferenz, Caten Teff, and Meghan Birr in the second inning fueled the Jayhawk offense. Ferenz racked up four RBIs on her two hits, including a three-run homer. Right hander Megan Jean got the win tossing a six hitter.
 

Baseball Takes Two from Henry Ford

The Muskegon Community College Jayhawks swept a doubleheader from Henry Ford on Thursday, April 17 by the scores of 15-4 in 5 innings and 5-3.

 

In Game 1, the Jayhawks had 15 hits led by sophomore Jason Ribecky (Muskegon, MI/Muskegon Catholic Central HS) with 3 hits including an inside-the- park homer and a double. He drove in 5 runs. Sophomore Josh Wieten (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View HS) also had 3 hits including a Homerun and 4 RBI’s. Freshman Adrian Anderson (Muskegon, MI/North Muskegon HS) also had 3 hits including a double and a homerun. Sophomore Brody Anderson (Grand Haven, MI/Grand Haven HS) was the winner in relief throwing all 5 innings and only giving up 1 hit.

 

In Game 2, sophomore Caleb Roberts (Boyne City, MI/Boyne City HS) was the winning pitcher while sophomore Nick Keller (Traverse City, MI/Traverse City Central HS) picked up the save.  Sophomore Kory Brown (Sparta, MI/Sparta HS) had 3 hits to lead the Jayhawks. Wieten added 2 Homeruns and 4 RBI’s to win the game for the Jayhawks.

 

MCC is now 19 -11 overall and 8-2 in the conference.  They play at home Saturday, April 19 against Macomb CC at 2pm. 

 

Softball Downs Lake Michigan 5-3, 12-4

Muskegon Community College's three first-inning runs built an early lead that helped bring home a 5-3 win over Lake Michigan on Wednesday, April 16 in Benton Harbor, Mich.

In the second game, MCC won 12-4 on the strength of a seven-run seventh inning. Megan Jean had  three RBIs on a pair of singles and a home run. Megan VanderWal got the win. She struck out five batters, walked two and surrendered seven hits.

A third inning rally that saw four runs cross the plate on an RBI double by Emily Peake, a two-run home run by Jessica Gillings, and an RBI single by Megan Jean.

The Jayhawks look to continue their winning streat Friday, April 18 at home against Glen Oaks CC.  

 

Baseball Crushes Glen Oaks in Doubleheader

The Muskegon Jayhawks swept visiting Glen Oaks CC on Wednesday, April 16. The Jayhawks outscored Glen Oaks 18-1 in 5 innings in game one and 6-1 in game two.

 

In the opener 1, the Jayhawks exploded for 9 runs in the 2nd inning and Hammered Glen Oaks with 17 hits. Sophomore Hunter Stinger (Boyne City, MI/Petoskey HS) led the way with 3 hits; 2 doubles and a homerun for four RBI’s. Sophomore Patrick Giddings (Muskegon, MI/Oakridge HS) added 2 hits including a homerun and sophomore Kory Brown (Sparta, MI/Sparta HS) added another homerun for the Jayhawks.  Sophomore Jason Ribecky (Muskegon, MI/Muskegon Catholic Central HS), sophomore Josh Wieten (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View HS), and freshman Matt Jesse (Saginaw, MI/Hemlock HS) each added 2 hits. On the mound, freshman Damon Proctor (Cheboygan, MI/Cheboygan HS) struck out 10 and only gave up 3 hits.  

 

In the second game, freshman Kyle Lawson (Muskegon, MI/Mona Shores HS) was the winning pitcher striking out 11, walking none, and held Glen Oaks to only two 2 hits.  The Jayhawks scored 4 runs in the 6th to break open a close game.  Sophomore Hunter Stinger (Boyne, MI/Petoskey HS) had a key two out 2 RBI single. The Jayhawks are now 17-11 overall and 6-2 in the conference.  

 

The Jayhawks look to continue their win streak Thursday, April 17th at home against Henry Ford CC. The game is a doubleheader starting at 2pm.

 

Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Lansing

The Muskegon Jayhawks split a Double-Header with Lansing CC on Saturday, April 12. The Jayhawks lost their first game 4-3, but came back strong by winning the nightcap 8-3.

 

The Jayhawks struggled in the first game giving up 7 walks and 5 errors that led to all 4 runs. Sophomore Josh Wieten (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View HS) led the Jayhawks offensive with 2 hits.

 

In game two, Sophomore Caleb Roberts (Boyne City, MI/Boyne City HS) threw a complete game.  Freshman Adrian Anderson (Muskegon, MI/North Muskegon HS) and Sophomore Patrick Giddings (Muskegon, MI/Oakridge HS) each had 2 hits; Giddings hits got 2 RBI for the Jayhawks.

 

The Jayhawks are now 15-11 and 4-2 in the conference. They have a few home doubleheaders this week with Glen Oaks on Tuesday, April 15 at 2pm, Henry Ford on Thursday, April 17 at 2pm, and Macomb on Saturday, April 19 at 2pm.

 

Softball's Emily Peake Perfect vs. Jackson

Sophomore Emily Peake (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View HS) went 3-3 at the plate, sparking Muskegon Community College to a 5-0 victory in seven innings over Jackson CC on Saturday, April 12 at Muskegon Community College. She doubled in the first inning, homered in the fourth inning, and singled in the sixth inning. The Jayhawks never trailed after scoring one run in the fourth on a solo home run by Emily.

 

Sophomore Megan VanderWal (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View HS) pitched seven innings and allowed no earned runs on eight hits. She worked her way out of a difficult bases loaded with no outs situation in the sixth inning.

 

The Jayhawks added three more runs in the bottom of the sixth. Sophomore Jessica Gillings (Muskegon, MI/Mona Shores HS) singled scoring Freshman Alyson Behnke (Charlotte, MI/ Charlotte HS) to kick things off. That was followed by a sophomore Amanda Chaffee's ( Bath, MI/Bath HS) single that brought home freshman Megan Jean (Sault St. Marie, MI/Sault Area HS) and Gillings.

 

 

Softball Enjoys Big Seventh Inning in 11-0 Win over Grand Rapids CC

Muskegon Community College scored nine runs in the seventh to cap an 11-0 win over Grand Rapids CC on Friday, April 11 in Grand Rapids, Mich. Freshman Megan Jean (Sault St. Marie, MI/Sault Area HS) racked up three RBIs on three hits for the Jayhawks. She doubled in the sixth inning and singled in the first and seventh innings.

 

Sophomore Megan VanderWal's (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View HS) 10 strikeouts helped the Jayhawks to the victory. MCC’s pitcher tossed seven innings of shutout ball and allowed only five hits.

 

The Jayhawks play tomorrow, Saturday, April 12 at home in Muskegon, Mich. against Jackson CC, game time is 1pm.

 

 

Golf Team Fourth at Ancilla Tourney

The Jayhawks traveled to Ancilla College Friday, April 11 to play in the Ancilla College Tournament. The Jayhawks finished fourth and were led by the outstanding play of Joel Maire. As a team the Jayhawks shot 322.

 

Leading the Jayhawks was Freshman Joel Maire (Muskegon, MI/Mona Shores HS) – 74, sophomore Tyler Covell (Cedar Springs, MI/Cedar Spring HS) – 81, freshman Curtis Taylor (North Muskegon, MI/North Muskegon HS) – 83, and freshman Zach Farrell (Cedar Springs, MI/Cedar Spring HS) – 83.

 

The Golf team will be in action next Monday, April 14 at the Grand Rapids CC, Invitational-Egypt Valley Golf Course in Ada, Mich., tee time is 10 am.
 

TEAM SCORES
GRCC- 289
Trine- 313
Ancilla- 316
MCC- 322
North Park - 329

MCC INDIVIDUALS:
Joel Maire - 74
Tyler Covell - 81
Curtis Taylor – 83
Zach Farrell- 83
Ollie Shepardson - 84
Marcus Fry - 87
Noah Carter - 88
 

 

Baseball Earns Split with Mott CC

The MCC baseball team hosted Mott CC for a doubleheader on Thursday, April 10, when the Jayhawks bounced back from an error-laden 6-1 opening loss to pound out a 12-2 win in the six-inning nightcap.

In the opener, the Jayhawks allowed five Mott runs on walks and four errors. In game two, though, MCC hurler Damon Proctor (Cheboygan, MI/Cheboygan) pitched a solid 5 2/3 innings for the win, while the prodigious Jayhawk offense exploded for 14 hits – 10 more than in the previous contest. Stephon Chandonnet (Muskegon, MI/Reeths-Puffer) led the charge with three three hits. Adrian Anderson (Muskegon, MI/North Muskegon), Jason Ribecky (Muskegon, MI/Catholic Central) and Kory Brown (Sparta, MI/Sparta) each added two hits. Ribecky was 3-for-5 with a pair of walks for the day.

The 14-10 MCC unit will take its 3-1 league mark into Saturday’s game at Lansing CC.
 

Baseball Sweeps Western Michigan Club

The Jayhawks swept a doubleheader from the WMU Club Team Wednesday, April 9, at home 12-2 and 15-4, with MCC pushing across plenty of runs in the early innings of both contests.

 

In game one, the Jayhawks started scoring runs quickly. Sophomore Patrick Giddings (Muskegon, MI/Oakridge HS) had four hits, sophomore Kory Brown (Sparta, MI/Sparta HS), freshman Adrian Anderson (Muskegon, MI/North Muskegon HS), and sophomore Jason Ribecky (Muskegon, MI/Muskegon Catholic Central HS) each added two hits.  Ribecky led the Jayhawks with four RBI and Anderson followed with three.

 

In game two, MCC scored quickly again, scoring 12 runs in two innings.  Freshman Matt Jesse (Saginaw, MI/Hemlock HS) and sophomore Josh Wieten (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View HS) each had two hits, Wieten had a great game hitting a homerun and driving in four RBI.

    

The Jayhawks, now 13-9 on the season, host Mott CC in a doubleheader on Thursday, April 10, at 2 p.m. 

 

Softball Scores Twice in Ninth for 3-2 Win

Megan VanderWal (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View) hopes every outing can go as well as it did on Sunday, April 6, when she allowed just three hits in MCC softball’s 3-2 victory over East Central at Kankakee, IL.

Amanda Chaffee (Bath, MI/Bath) helped the Jayhawks win in the ninth inning. With the score tied at 1-1, she doubled to score Megan Jean (Sault Ste. Marie, MI/Sault Area). Sarah Ferenz (Muskegon, MI/Reeths-Puffer) followed with a walk-off triple to score Chaffee, who finished with two extra-base hits. MCC’s Caten Teff (Alpena, MI/Alpena) belted a solo homer for the first score in the third inning.
 

 

Baseball Sweeps St. Clair CC in League Opener Doubleheader

The Jayhawks played at home Sunday, April 6th against St. Clair CC Skippers.  Muskegon swept a Doubleheader to open the league season by the scores of 10-2 and 4-0.

 

Sophomore Nick Keller (Traverse City, MI/Traverse City Central) threw a complete game in the opener striking out 4.  The Jayhawks were hitting well. Sophomore Kory Brown (Sparta, MI/Sparta HS) and freshman Matt Jesse (Saginaw, MI/Hemlock HS) each had 2 RBI in the first game. 

 

In Game 2, freshman Kyle Lawson (Muskegon, MI/Mona Shores HS) threw a 1-hitter for 6 2/3 innings and sophomore Zack Courtade (Ravenna, MI/Ravenna HS) got a save without letting a run score.  The Jayhawks only managed 3 hits in the 2nd game, but with smart base running scored four runs. A big plus for the Jayhawks was not committing a single error in the Doubleheader.  

 

The Jayhawks are now 11- 9 on the season and 2-0 in their conference. The Jayhawks will play W.M.U. Club Wednesday, April 9th at 4pm and Mott CC Thursday, April 10th at 2pm.  

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATHLETICS OFFICE

Athletics Director:
Marty McDermott

Assistant Athletic Director:
James Tietema

Secretary:
Colleen Morse

Address:
Bartels-Rode Gymnasium
221 S. Quarterline Rd.
Muskegon, MI 49442

Phone:
(231) 777-0381

Fax:
(231) 777-0437
 

Nickname:
Jayhawks

Colors:
Royal Blue and Gold

Affiliations:
NJCAA Region XII
MCCAA Western Conference

Founded:
1926

Jayhawks Sports
Baseball
Men's Basketball
Women's Basketball
Men's Bowling
Women's Bowling
Men's Cross Country
Women's Cross Country
Men's Golf
Men's Soccer
Women's Soccer
Softball
Women's Volleyball
Wrestling
 


SCHEDULE/RESULTS 
 

Wednesday, April 16
BASEBALL
MCC 18, Glen Oaks CC 1
MCC 6, Glen Oaks CC 1
SOFTBALL
MCC 5, Lake Michigan 3
MCC 12, Lake Michigan 4

Thursday, April 17
BASEBALL
MCC  15, Henry Ford CC 4
MCC 5, Henry Ford CC 3
SOFTBALL
MCC 3, Davenport JV 0
MCC 11, Davenport JV 3

Friday, April 18
SOFTBALL
3:00 p.m. - MCC VS. GLEN OAKS CC

Saturday, April 19
SOFTBALL
1:00p.m. - MCC at Ancilla College, Donaldson, Ind.
BASEBALL
2:00p.m. - MCC VS. MACOMB CC , MCC Baseball Fields
 


To view the complete MCC sports schedule, click here.