Century Baseball News
Century College ranked #3 in the latest NJCAA DIII baseball poll
The Century College baseball team is ranked #3 in the latest NJCAA baseball polls released on May 8, 2013.
View the complete NJCAA baseball poll here.
About Century College Baseball
As a member of the Century College baseball team, you'll have the opportunity to
participate in a complete, comprehensive, nationally–ranked baseball program,
which includes an 18–20 game fall schedule, and a 56–game spring schedule.
Fall and Spring Schedule
The fall and spring game schedule is very competitive, with numerous games scheduled with nationally–
ranked teams from all over the country. The fall baseball season begins in late August and runs
until November 10.
Spring practice begins January 10. The team takes a spring trip to Florida
in March where they play 12-14 games, and also have 10-12 games scheduled in the Metrodome
beginning mid-February. The team travels to play scheduled games in Illinois, Nebraska, and Kansas on occasion.
The Century College baseball team plays and practices on campus on their brand new baseball
complex. The on-campus facilities include indoor and outdoor batting cages, a
state-of-the-art fitness center, and much more.
The Century College baseball team, in just its 2nd year as a program, completed a very successful season
by finishing with a 39-17 record. The team was ranked as high as #4 in the
National Junior College Athletic
Association's DIII National Poll most of the spring.
The 2011-12 squad had 8 players that moved on to NCAA DII,
III and NAIA universities to continue their baseball careers. In just 2 years as a collegiate baseball program,
Century has already placed 10 players at various NCAA and NAIA universities.
Individual Player Awards
During the past two years, the team has had several individual awards, including 3 NJCAA All Americans, and 4 NJCAA All Region
XIII players. In addition, the team has had members selected to play in the Northwoods League, one of the
premiere summer college baseball leagues in the country.
In addition, sophomore pitcher Josh Hoekstra (Westin, WI) will be pitching for the Willmar Stingers in the
Northwoods League, one of the premiere college summer leagues in the country. This will be Hoekstra’s 2nd
summer with Willlmar.
Director of Athletics/Head Baseball Coach Dwight Kotila, 651.779.3325