NIACC baseball team faces Loras JV today

NIACC's Fox Leum bats in first game of last Saturday's doubleheader at DMACC.
NIACC's Fox Leum bats in first game of last Saturday's doubleheader at DMACC.

DUBUQUE - The NIACC baseball team is on the road again.

The Trojans (15-16 overall, 7-5 in the ICCAC) faces the Loras College Junior Varsity in a nonconference twinbill on Wednesday. The first game is slated to start at 3 p.m.

NIACC and No. 4 Kirkwood (25-4 overall) will play a four-game series in Cedar Rapids on Thursday and Saturday. Doubleheaders both days are slated to start at 1 p.m.

The Eagles lead the ICCAC by three games over Southeastern with a 9-1 mark.

2018 NIACC leaders

Hits - Joey Werner 37, Ben Komonsky 31, Fox Leum 31, Daniel Nikitovic 31.

Batting average - Nikitovic .419, Werner .366, Leum .333.

Home runs - Bryce Ball 8, Nikitovic 7, Leum 6.

Doubles - Ball 6, Komonsky 6, Leum 6, Werner 6.

RBIs - Kamrin Arons 28, Leum 27, Komonsky 25.

Wins - Tom Skoro 4-2; Brandon Williamson 4-3.

Strikeouts - Williamson 51, Skoro 44, Spencer Chirpich 35.

Saves - Chase Stewart 8.

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Won 8 straight games: May 3-12, 2017

Scored 20 or more runs in a game: 24 vs. Hutchinson CC (3-14-18)

Scored 15 or more runs in a game: 15 vs. Northeast CC (1st game DH) (4-2-18)

Scored 10 or more runs in a game: 13 vs. DMACC (2nd game DH) (4-5-18)

Shut out the opponent: vs. Luther College JV, 12-0; (5-8-17) (2nd game DH)

Were shut out: vs. Southeastern, 2-0; (1st game DH) (3-26-18)

Swept a ICCAC DH: vs. DMACC (4-5-18)

Hit 5 home runs in a game: 9 vs. Hutchinson CC (3-4-18)

Hit 5 doubles in a game: 5 vs. Luther College JV (2nd game DH) (5-8-17)

THE LAST TIME A TROJAN HAD ...

Hit 2 home runs in a game: Kamrin Arons vs. Northeast CC (1st game DH) (4-2-18)

Hit 3 home runs in a game: Matt Schwarz vs. Ellsworth (5-5-17) (2nd game DH)

Had 7 RBIs in a game: Zach Fricke vs. Century College (4-5-16)

Had 6 RBIs in a game: Fox Leum vs. MCC-Maple Woods (2-25-18) (1st game DH)

Had 6 hits in a game: Bryce Ball vs. Ellsworth (5-5-17) (2nd game DH)

Had 5 hits in a game: Ezequias Encarnacion vs. Tyler JC (3-11-18)

Had 20-game hitting streak: 22, Matt Schwarz (April 15-May 14, 2017)

Had 10-game hitting streak: 10, Connor Enochs (April 4-April 15, 2017)

No-hitter: Trent Roose vs. Luther JV (5-16-15) (2nd game DH)

Shutout: Brody Gugat vs. Wartburg JV (4-27-17) (1st game DH)

Combined shutout: 5 pitchers vs. Luther JV (5-8-17) (2nd game DH)

Struck out 10 in a game: 12, Brandon Williamson vs. DMACC (4-7-18) (1st game DH)

Struck out 15 in a game: 16, Tim Black vs. Madison College (5-25-13) (World Series)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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