Final 2008 MIAA Baseball Report

League (Final) Overall
Calvin 23 5 32 10
Adrian 22 6 36 13
Olivet 15 13 17 23
Hope 13 15 15 25
Tri-State 12 16 18 21
Albion 11 17 12 27
Alma 8 20 12 28
Kalamazoo 8 20 12 20

All-MIAA Honors

Most Valuable Pitcher
Nate Pocock, Calvin
(junior from Wayland, Mass./Wayland HS)

Most Valuable Position Player
Bobby Rickstad, Adrian
(senior from Kalamazoo/Comstock HS)

P - Nate Pocock, Calvin* (junior from Wayland, MA/Wayland HS)
P - John Fileccia Albion* (senior from Fraser/Fraser HS)
P - Adam Schiltz Tri-State* (sophomore from St. Charles, IL./St. Charles North HS)
1B - Scott Purdy, Olivet* (junior from Traverse City/Traverse City West HS)
2B - Steve Vanderheyden, Adrian* (sophomore from Clarkston/Clarkston HS)
SS - Matt Schepel, Calvin * (sophomore from Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS)
3B - Jeremy Stephens, Alma* (junior from Maple Rapids/Fulton-Middleton HS)
C - Ryan Benjamin, Kalamazoo* (junior from Lisle, IL/Benet Academy)
OF - Alex Cowart, Adrian*(sophomore from Dearborn/Edsel Ford HS)
OF - Matt Sattler, Hope**(senior from Brighton/Hartland HS)
OF - Brandon Goodman, Olivet* (junior from Portage/Portage Central HS)
DH/UT - Bobby Rickstad, Adrian**** (Senior from Kalamazoo/Comstock HS)
* denotes number of years All-MIAA first team

P - Kyle Cousins, Calvin (junior from Holland/Holland Christian HS)
P - Peter Steiner, Calvin (freshman from Chicago, IL/Glenbrook South HS)
P - Ryan Gunderson, Albion (junior from Grosse Pointe/Grosse Pointe South HS)
1B - Chris Blacklidge, Calvin (junior from Comstock Park/Comstock Park HS)
2B -Robby Poll, Hope (sophomore from Grandville/Grandville HS)
SS - Todd Meyers, Adrian (junior from Adrian/Adrian HS)
3B - Brad Laucher, Tri-State (sophomore from Marion, OH/Ridgedale HS)
C - Kyle Fletcher, Calvin (senior from Fort Wayne, IN/Concordia Lutheran HS)
OF - Bobby Clouse, Albion (junior from Lake Orion/Lake Orion HS)
OF - Jacob Vriesman, Calvin (junior from Denver, CO/Denver Christian HS)
OF - Alex Marcus, Calvin (senior from Willmar, Minn./Willmar Senior HS)
DH/UT - Brandon Luczak, Kalamazoo (sophomore from Rochester Hills/Rochester HS)

2008 Position Player of the Week Honor Roll
Week #1 - Ryan Benjamin, Kalamazoo
Week #2 - Chris Osborne, Tri-State
Week #3 - Bobby Clouse, Albion
Week #4 - Bobby Rickstad, Adrian
Week #5 - Scott Purdy, Olivet
Week #6 - Alexander Younce, Adrian
Week #7 - Mike Katlin, Olivet

2008 Pitcher of the Week Honor Roll
Week #1 - Alex Webster, Adrian
Week #2 - Robby Poll, Hope
Week #3 - John Fileccia, Albion
Week #4 - Steve Tompkins, Hope
Week #5 - Adam Shiltz, Tri-State and Bobby Rickstad, Adrian
Week #6 - Nate Pocock, Calvin
Week #7 - Keith Spoelstra, Calvin