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).
Softball Wins 14th Consecutive Game; Undefeated and Tied for 1st in League
The MCC softball team ran its win streak to 14 games with an 8-4 victory over visiting Jackson CC on Wednesday, April 23.
Baseball Sweeps Conerstone JV
The Muskegon Jayhawks swept a non-league doubleheader from Cornerstone JV on Wednesday, April 23 by the scores of 10-0 in 6 innings and 13-11.
In Game 1, sophomore Brandon Melchert (Scottville, MI/Mason County Central) threw the shutout, giving up only one hit with an outstanding performance. Sophomore Jason Ribecky (Muskegon, MI/Muskegon Catholic Central) and Luke Bunting (Ithaca, MI. Ithaca HS) led the hitters with two hits each.
In Game 2, the Jayhawks let a 7-0 game slip away to a 9-11 score and then came back in the bottom of the 7th with a 2-out 3-Run Homerun by freshman Nick MacGirr (Beulah, MI/Benzie Central HS). Bunting and sophomore Hunter Stinger (Boyne City, MI/Petoskey HS) each had 3 hits and freshman Matt Jesse (Saginaw, MI/Hemlock HS) and sophomore Stephon Chandonnet (Muskegon, MI/Reeths-Puffer HS) added 2 more hits each.
The Jayhawks are now 24-13 on the season and play at Lake Michigan College in a league Doubleheader on Thursday, April 24 in Benton Harbor, Mich.
Baseball Earns Home Split vs. Grand Rapids
The Jayhawk baseball unit split its doubleheader with visiting Grand Rapids CC, losing the opener 5-3 before taking the nightcap 6-2 on Monday, April 22.
Softball Cruises by Lansing CC 6-2, 9-0
Emily Peake (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View) went 2-3 including a home run as MCC defeated Lansing CC 6-2 in the opener of a doubleheader on Monday, April 21.
Peake singled in the second inning and homered in the sixth inning. Jayhawk pitcher Megan VanderWal (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View) looked sharp, allowing no earned runs and strikimg out two in three innings. Megan Jean (Sault St. Marie, MI/Sault Area) got the win in relief for Muskegon Community College. She pitched four innings and allowed two runs. MCC never relinquished the lead after scoring a run in the first inning on an RBI single by Megan Jean. The hosts tacked on another four runs in the second. Alyson Behnke (Charlotte, MI/Charlotte) singled to score Sydney Tharp (Muskegon, MI/Mona Shores). Jean’s singled home two more runs.
In the nightcap, Mary Guidice (Muskegon, MI/Orchard View) belted two of the Jayhawks’ four home runs to carry MCC to a 9-0 victory in six innings. The hosts pushed across five runs in the sixth inning. Megan Jean and Alyson Behnke produced the other home runs. Jean recorded the win on the mound, where she tossed six innings of shutout ball. She struck out two, walked one and surrendered six hits.
Baseball Suffers Tough Home Loss
The Muskegon Jayhawk Baseball team dropped a single game to Aquinas on Monday, April 21 by the score of 9-6. Seven Jayhawk hurlers gave up nine runs. Sophomore Kory Brown (Sparta, MI/Sparta HS) had three hits including a Three-run Homerun, while sophomore Patrick Giddings (Muskegon, MI/Oakridge HS) added two more hits.
The Jayhawks are now 21-12 and play Grand Rapids CC tomorrow, Tuesday, April 22 in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Men’s Golf Second at Jackson Invitational
The Jayhawks took second place at the Jackson CC Invitational in Jackson, Mich. on Monday, April 21. Grand Rapuids CC took first with 289, followed by MCC 298, Jackson CC 309 and Ancilla 310.
Ottawa Hills Standout Jordai Lewis Signs with MCC Men's Basketball
Jordai Lewis,a 6'7" 215 lbs basketball standout at Ottawa Hills High School, will attend MCC next fall and play for the the Jayhawk men's basketball squad.