Century College Wood Ducks
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.
Century College Baseball ranked #5 nationally in NJCAA baseball poll released January 25th, 2018
The Century College baseball team is ranked #5 nationally in the first NJCAA baseball poll released on January 25, 2018. Century is coming off an 2017 season where they made their 3rd straight appearance at the NJCAA III World Series, finishing 4th.
Here is the link to the NJCAA baseball polls: http://www.njcaa.org/sports/bsb/2017-18/div3/polls
Century Advances to NJCAA World Series for the 4th time in 5 years
The 2017 Century College baseball team advanced to the NJCAA III World Series for the 3rd year in a row, and 4th time in the past 5 years. The Wood Ducks finished in 4th place after winning 2 games and losing 2 games at the series. The team finished with a 35-14 overall record.
Century College Player News
Century Baseball has 4 sophomore players sign with 4 year colleges
There are 4 sophomores signing with 4 yeear colleges for next year with 7-8 more sophomores expected to sign this spring. All of them are receiving baseball scholarships. Sophomores Branden Knoll (MSU-Mankato), Joey Atkinson (Concordia St. Paul), JT Hoffmann (Concordia St. Paul), and Erik Swenson (Grand View University), are pictured left to right.
Century Baseball has 3 players named All American in 2018
Sophomore Griffen Schneider was named 1st Team All American (was 3rd Team All American in 2017) with freshman Alex Evenson and Chad Musser being named 2nd Team All American for the 2018 season.
Century Baseball Players Sign with 4 Year Colleges
The Century College Baseball team had 4 players sign with NCAA colleges this week during the NCAA fall signing period, with 3 of the players signing with D1 colleges. Griffen Schneider signed with Wagner University in New York, while Ryan Hennen and Jack Voigt signed with North Carolina-Greensboro, who are all NCAA D1 Baseball programs. Drew Prange is going to Grand View University, one of the top NAIA colleges. The team will have more sophomores sign with schools this spring during the spring signing period.
This brings the total number of Century Baseball players signing with the NCAA D1 programs to 9 over the last 6 years. Overall, over 80 players have moved on to play at NCAA D1, D2, D3, and NAIA colleges over the past 7 years.
2017 Spalding NJCAA DIII Pitcher of the Year - Ryan Hennen
Congratulations Ryan Hennen, the 2017 Spalding NJCAA DIII Pitcher of the Year! Ryan helped the Century College Wood Ducks to a fourth-place finish at the NJCAA DIII World Series in his first season at Century. This is a tremendous honor for Ryan, our program, and our college! Full press release can be found here.
Century Baseball has 3 players named All American in 2017
Freshman Ryan Hennen was named 1st Team All American, while freshman Griffin Schneider and sophomore Zach Walz were both named 3rd Team All American.
5 Wood Ducks named Academic All American in 2017
Century College had 5 baseball players named to the Academic All American 3rd Team for their academic performance this past year. To qualify for the Academic All American 3rd Team, the players had to have a cumulative GPA of 3.6 – 3.75 for the 2016-17 school year.
The honored players are:
Bart In Den Kleef
Noteable Wood Duck Alum
Major League Draft
Ryan Schlosser — Atlanta Braves (32nd Round)
Jared Dettman — Atlanta Braves (17th Round)
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 (at a local indoors stadium) 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.