2008 Baseball
Record: 26-15 Home: 11-3 Away: 10-3 Neutral: 5-9 MCC: 20-3
2008 Baseball Season Review

2008 Baseball Season Highlights


Record
26-15 (20-3 Midwest Collegiate Conference, 2nd)

Year Ended
10-8 loss to Iowa Wesleyan in NAIA Region VII Tournament

Letterwinners
Esau Aceves
Jerid Anderson
Vincent Barone
Daley Benson
Ramon Cabral
Matt Casey
Alex Chavez
Jason Francis
Curtis Graham
Joey Grant
Greer Grashaw
William Greatbatch
Josh Gregory
Richie Hawley
Cody Himes
Daniel Holland
Aaron Konrath
Chris McBride
Zack Miller
Casey Ramback
Cory Randall
Keith Rizor
Steven Schultze
Carl Sievert
Tim Waters
Chris Wedel
Chris Yeo

MCC Player of the Week
Ramon Cabral--Player (April)
Joey Grant--Pitcher (March 25)

All-Conference
Ramon Cabral (1st, DH)
Joey Grant (1st, P)
Alex Chavez (1st, IF)
Tim Waters (HM, P)

All-Region VII
Ramon Cabral (DH)
Joey Grant (P)

Region VII Rawlings Gold Glove Team
Alex Chavez (SS)

Academic All-Conference
Daley Benson
Alex Chavez
Curtis Graham
Joey Grant
Josh Gregory
Richie Hawley
Cody Himes
Daniel Holland
Keith Rizor
Steven Schultze
Tim Waters

Academic All-Region
Daley Benson
Curtis Graham
Richie Hawley
Cody Himes
Tim Waters

NAIA All-America Scholar Athlete
Cody Himes

Records Broke or Tied
None

Statistical Leaders
Hitting
Games Played--Matt Casey, Alex Chavez, Carl Sievert (41)
Starts--Matt Casey, Alex Chavez, Carl Sievert (41)
At Bats--Alex Chavez (152)
Batting Avg.--Alex Chavez (.382)
Hits--Alex Chavez (58)
Doubles--Alex Chavez (14)
Triples--Alex Chavez (3)
Home Runs--Ramon Cabral (10)
RBIs--Ramon Cabral (37)
Runs--Alex Chavez (45)
Total Bases--Alex Chavez (90)
Slugging Percentage--Ramon Cabral (.704)
Walks--Ramon Cabral (22)
Strikeouts--Matt Casey (27)
Hit-by-Pitch--Alex Chavez (10)
On-Base Percentage--Ramon Cabral (.477)
Sacrifice Flies--Ramon Cabral, Aaron Konrath, Matt Casey (2)
Sacrifice Hits--Richie Hawley (5)
Stolen Bases--Carl Sievert (10)
Pitching
ERA--Josh Gregory (0.90)
Wins--Joey Grant (6)
Appearances--Joey Grant (11)
Starts--Joey Grant (10)
Complete Games--Jason Francis, Joey Grant, Tim Waters (3)
Shutouts--Tim Waters (1)
Saves--Esau Aceves (4)
Innings--Joey Grant (66)
Strikeouts--Joey Grant (60)
Opp. Batting Avg.--Esau Aceves (.206)
Fielding
Putouts--Ramon Cabral (132)
Assists--Alex Chavez (101)
Chances--Alex Chavez (174)
Fielding Percentage (Min. 25 chances)--Curtis Graham (1.000, 44 chances)

Team Awards
Ty Lewis Award--Aaron Konrath
MVP--Alex Chavez
Defensive MVP--Alex Chavez
Most Improved--Steven Schultze
Best Pitcher--Joey Grant
Offensive MVP--Ramon Cabral

Seniors Lost
Esau Aceves
Jason Francis
Bill Greatbatch
Cody Himes
Aaron Konrath
Zack Miller
Casey Ramback
Carl Sievert