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).
Megan Jean throws no-hitter; MCC defeats Davenport JV 3-0 & 11-3
The Jayhawks played Davenport College JV Thursday, April 17 at home. Megan Jean was great! She threw a no-hitter in Muskegon Community College's 3-0 victory over Davenport.
No Davenport JV batter was able to locate Megan Jean's pitches during the game. She struck out four batters and walked only one while recording her momentous feat.
The Jayhawks look to continue their win streak against Glen Oaks CC on Friday, April 18 at home at 3 pm.
Baseball Swept Double-Headers against Henry Ford
The Muskegon Community College Jayhawks swept a DH 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.
Alyson Behnke helps Helps MCC Beat Lake Michigan
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.
The Jayhawks refused to relinquish the lead as Lake Michigan was unable to weather a three-run first inning deficit. Lake Michigan scored on a two-run homerun in the first inning and a solo homerun in the sixth inning, but that wasn’t enough.
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.
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.
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.
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.