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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)
    Nate DeZwaan SR - IF (5-10, 225) Hamilton, MI
    Brady Syrek SR - IF (6-2, 210) Otsego, MI
    James Boice SR - IF (5-6, 165) Grand Rapids, MI
    Jonathan Keane JR - IF (6-0, 175) Brookfield, WI
    Quinn Hyndiuk SO - IF (5-11, 185) Elm Grove, WI
    Sam Schellenberg SO - IF (6-1, 190) Grand Rapids, MI
    Mike Kool SO - IF (6-0, 225) Sturgis, MI
    Jeremy Clark SO - IF (6-3, 235) San Diego, CA
    Chris Ralph FR - IF (6-1, 155) Naperville, IL
    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
    Outfielders (Avg. Height: 5'11)
    Kyle Houts SR - OF (5-10, 175) Spring Lake, MI
    Ryan Stewart SR - OF (5-9, 160) Shelby, MI
    Miles Kuperus JR - OF (6-0, 180) Grand Rapids, MI
    Ryan Pena JR - OF (6-2, 200) Lake Forest, CA
    Beau Redfield JR - OF (5-10, 165) Cedar Springs, 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
    Clay Francisco JR - RHP (6-4, 200) Delton, 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
    Tyler Meyer JR - RHP (5-11, 180) Kalamazoo, MI
    Micah Berlage SO - RHP (5-11, 200) Dexter, MI
    Kyle Peets SO - RHP (5-10, 170) Spring Lake, MI
    Mike Kool SO - RHP (6-0, 225) Sturgis, MI
    Tim Cummings SO - RHP (5-9, 175) Mt. Vernon, WA
    Justin Paauwe SO - LHP (6-1, 180) Grand Rapids, MI
    Trevor VanDuyn SO - RHP (6-1, 180) Jenison, MI
    Chase Imberger SO - RHP (5-9, 175) Sussex, WI
    Peter VanDyken FR - RHP (6-4, 215) Grand Rapids, MI
    Mark Primus FR - RHP (5-10, 155) Grand Rapids, MI
    Spencer Brewer FR - RHP (6-2, 210) Holland, MI
    Jacob Hoffman FR - RHP (6-1, 200) Deerfield, IL
    Henry Breems FR - RHP (6-4, 195) Grand Rapids, MI
    Chris Ralph FR - RHP (6-1, 155) Naperville, IL
    Catchers (Avg. Height: 5'11)
    Logan Marshall SO - C (6-0, 195) Plymouth, MI
    Solomon Gray FR - C (5-9, 185) Holland, MI
    Kyle Weir FR - C (6-0, 160) Wolverine Lake, MI
    Dan Opem FR - C (6-0, 260) Glen Ellyn, IL
    Ricky Padilla FR - C (6-0, 200) Poway, CA