Baseball: Catching up with local college players and how they’re doing at the “next level”


Here are some former local baseball players who have taken their games to the next level.  


Ben Chosid (AA Huron) – Kalamazoo – 4g, 6ab, ba.333;

Brad Clegg (AA Huron) – Kenyon College – 7g, 6.2ip, era9.45, 1w-0l;

Brandon Cooper (AA Huron) – Adrian College – 26g, 89ab, ba.404, 20RBI;

Kyle Psychas (AA Huron) – Heidelberg – n/a;

Matt Psychas (AA Huron) – Heidelberg – 30g, 128ab, ba.383, 30rbi;


Drew Bielas (Dexter) – Schoolcraft College – 26g, 79ab, ba.278, 14rbi;

Luke Bottomley (Dexter) – Albion College – 16g, 26ab, ba.269, 4rbi;

Mackenzie Martin (Dexter) – Kellogg CC – 4g, 5.1ip, era15.19;

Cole Rize (Dexter) – Madonna University – 13g, 12ab, ba.167;

Zac Sharp (Dexter) – Northwood – 13g, 7.1ip, era13.50, 0w-0l-1sv;

Drew Smith (Dexter) – Olivet College – 3g, 2.1ip, era7.71;


Nick Arrivo (Pioneer / IMG/FL) – Eckerd College – 37g, 140ab, ba.329, 24rbi;

Sean Kenney (Pioneer) – Georgia assistant coach

Alex Kinch (Pioneer) – Concordia assistant coach

John Kumec (Pioneer) – Kalamazoo – 8g, 11ip, era9.82, 1w, 2l-2sv;

Will Nimke (Pioneer) – Western Michigan assistant coach

Jordan Nwogu (Pioneer) – Michigan – 29g, 101ab, ba.337, 19rbi;


Matt Blunk (Skyline) – Lawrence Tech – 11g, 55.1ip, era3.25, 5w-1l;

Darryn Davis (Skyline) – Toledo – 34g, 136ab, ba.353, 23rbi;

Sean Haddlesey (Skyline) – Albion College – 27g, 99ab, ba.354, 14rbi;

Eamon Horwedel (Skyline) – Ohio – 11g, 17.1ip, era11.94, 0w-4l;

Blake Mial (Skyline) – Kalamazoo Valley CC – n/a


Matt Granzotto (AA Gabriel Richard – Hillsdale) – 10g, 27ab, ba.222, 5rbi;

Scott Granzotto (AA Gabriel Richard – Eastern Michigan) – 11g, 49.1ip, era3.28, 3w-5l;



ab – at bats

ba – batting average

era – earned run average

ip – innings pitched

w / l / sv – wins / losses / saves

g – names

n/a – no varsity stats (many schools have “JV” squads)


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