NIACC opens season with 18-6 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The NIACC baseball team opened the 2018 season with a 18-6 victory over MCC-Maple Woods on Sunday.

Fox Leum led the Trojans at the plate Sunday by going 2 for 5, including two home runs, with six RBIs. Ben Komonsky was 3 for 3, including a home run, with two RBIs.

Also for the Trojans, Shane Kelleher collected two hits and drove in three runs and Jimmy Brady drove in three runs.

Sophomore left-hander Brandon Williamson gained the win by allowing three hits and no runs in four innings of work. Williamson struck out nine, which matched a career-high, and walked three.

NIACC returns to action Monday in a doubleheader against MCC-Maple Woods.

Notes: Williamson improved his career record to 5-1 with 56 strikeouts and 28 walks ... Komonsky has 4 career home runs ... Bryce Ball, who was 1-3 with 1 RBI Sunday, has 86 career hits and 53 RBIs ... NIACC coach Travis Hergert has a career record of 192-100 ... Leum's 2 home-run game was the 28th time in the Hergert era that a player hit 2 home runs in a single game ... Leum's 6-RBI game was the 10th time in the Hergert era that a player drove in 6 runs in a game.

 

 

 

NIACC sweeps Wartburg JV
April 27, 2018 NIACC sweeps Wartburg JV
NIACC sweeps Iowa Central
April 22, 2018 NIACC sweeps Iowa Central
NIACC, DMACC split pair
April 7, 2018 NIACC, DMACC split pair
NIACC sweeps DMACC
April 5, 2018 NIACC sweeps DMACC
Hergert's milestone wins
March 28, 2018 Hergert's milestone wins
ICCAC baseball leaders
March 22, 2018 ICCAC baseball leaders
NIACC sweeps MCC-Maple Woods
February 27, 2018 NIACC sweeps MCC-Maple Woods