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  • Grand Rapids, MI - Michigan Intercol. Ath. Assn. (DIII)

    2017-18 Head Coach: John Rypel
    2016-17: 20-23 (John Rypel)
    2015-16: 16-24 (John Rypel)
    2014-15: 22-21 (John Rypel)
    2013-14: 28-16 (John Sparks)
    2012-13: 16-25 (John Sparks)
    102-109 (48.3%) over the past 5 years ranks...

    4 out of 8 in the Mich. Intercollegiate Ath. Assoc.

    192 out of 391 in DIII

    3,869 undergrads at this Private school (religious affiliation: Christian Reformed Church)

    Student avg: SAT: 1050-1285 or ACT: 23-29

    41 players on the roster

    NCAA Division III schools do not give athletic scholarships. Most have alternative sources of aid such as need-based or academic aid allocated for athletes that you should ask about when speaking with D3 coaches.

    Tuition/fees/board: $45,270

    With 0% covered: $45,270

    2017-18 Roster
    Pitcher Catcher Infield Outfield DH Utility
    SR Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt
    JR Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt
    SO Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt
    FR Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt
    Infielders (Avg. Height: 5'11 ½)
    James Boice SR - IF (5-6, 165) Grand Rapids, MI
    Nate DeZwaan SR - IF (5-10, 225) Hamilton, MI
    Brady Syrek SR - IF (6-2, 210) Otsego, MI
    Jonathan Keane JR - IF (6-0, 175) Brookfield, WI
    Quinn Hyndiuk SO - IF (5-11, 185) Elm Grove, WI
    Jeremy Clark SO - IF (6-3, 235) San Diego, CA
    Mike Kool SO - IF (6-0, 225) Sturgis, MI
    Sam Schellenberg SO - IF (6-1, 190) Grand Rapids, MI
    Ricky Padilla FR - IF (6-0, 200) Poway, CA
    Braden Menini FR - IF (6-0, 190) St. Charles, IL
    Grayson Rotter FR - IF (5-11, 170) Saugatuck, MI
    Joey Lepidi FR - IF (5-8, 185) Grosse Ile, MI
    Chris Ralph FR - IF (6-1, 155) Naperville, IL
    Outfielders (Avg. Height: 5'11)
    Ryan Stewart SR - OF (5-9, 160) Shelby, MI
    Kyle Houts SR - OF (5-10, 175) Spring Lake, MI
    Ryan Pena JR - OF (6-2, 200) Lake Forest, CA
    Beau Redfield JR - OF (5-10, 165) Cedar Springs, MI
    Miles Kuperus JR - OF (6-0, 180) Grand Rapids, MI
    Matt Lobbes FR - OF (6-0, 165) Grand Rapids, MI
    Caleb Punter FR - OF (6-2, 205) Webster, NY
    Zach Ludwig FR - OF (5-8, 170) Three Rivers, MI
    Mitch Mustert FR - OF (6-2, 225) Ada, MI

    Pitchers (Avg. Height: 6'0)
    Ryan Stewart SR - RHP (5-9, 160) Shelby, MI
    Jimmy Dirksen JR - RHP (5-11, 185) Portage, MI
    Ryan Pena JR - RHP (6-2, 200) Lake Forest, CA
    Logan Walker JR - RHP (5-10, 150) Imlay City, MI
    Jonathan Keane JR - RHP (6-0, 175) Brookfield, WI
    Clay Francisco JR - RHP (6-4, 200) Delton, MI
    Tyler Meyer JR - RHP (5-11, 180) Kalamazoo, MI
    Micah Berlage SO - RHP (5-11, 200) Dexter, MI
    Tim Cummings SO - RHP (5-9, 175) Mt. Vernon, WA
    Kyle Peets SO - RHP (5-10, 170) Spring Lake, MI
    Mike Kool SO - RHP (6-0, 225) Sturgis, MI
    Trevor VanDuyn SO - RHP (6-1, 180) Jenison, MI
    Justin Paauwe SO - LHP (6-1, 180) Grand Rapids, MI
    Chase Imberger SO - RHP (5-9, 175) Sussex, WI
    Jacob Hoffman FR - RHP (6-1, 200) Deerfield, IL
    Mark Primus FR - RHP (5-10, 155) Grand Rapids, MI
    Henry Breems FR - RHP (6-4, 195) Grand Rapids, MI
    Peter VanDyken FR - RHP (6-4, 215) Grand Rapids, MI
    Spencer Brewer FR - RHP (6-2, 210) Holland, MI
    Chris Ralph FR - RHP (6-1, 155) Naperville, IL
    Catchers (Avg. Height: 5'11)
    Logan Marshall SO - C (6-0, 195) Plymouth, MI
    Ricky Padilla FR - C (6-0, 200) Poway, CA
    Kyle Weir FR - C (6-0, 160) Wolverine Lake, MI
    Dan Opem FR - C (6-0, 260) Glen Ellyn, IL
    Solomon Gray FR - C (5-9, 185) Holland, MI