• Schedule

    2023 Spring Schedule

  • ROSTER
    Name
    Uniform #
    Year
    Position
    Height
    Hometown
    Michael Flier
    Name: Michael Flier
    Uniform#: 1
    Year: So
    Position: OF
    Height:
    Hometown: Greenup, IL
    Max Stein
    Name: Max Stein
    Uniform#: 2
    Year: Fr
    Position: IF
    Height:
    Hometown: Davenport, IA
    Brek Baranoski
    Name: Brek Baranoski
    Uniform#: 3
    Year: Fr
    Position: OF
    Height:
    Hometown: Plainfield, IL
    Jeremy McGuigan
    Name: Jeremy McGuigan
    Uniform#: 5
    Year: So
    Position: OF
    Height:
    Hometown: Joliet, IL
    Brady Osmulski
    Name: Brady Osmulski
    Uniform#: 6
    Year: Fr
    Position: IF
    Height:
    Hometown: Peoria, IL
    Losh DeLeon
    Name: Josh De Leon
    Uniform#: 7
    Year: So
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    Connor Roark
    Name: Connor Roark
    Uniform#: 8
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Springfield, IL
    Clayton McKinstry
    Name: Clayton McKinstry
    Uniform#: 9
    Year: So
    Position: OF
    Height:
    Hometown: Grant Park, IL
    Dalton Horwedel
    Name: Dalton Horwedel
    Uniform#: 10
    Year: Fr
    Position: LHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Bushnell, IL
    Matthew Cruise
    Name: Matthew Cruise
    Uniform#: 11
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP/IF
    Height:
    Hometown: Mazon, IL
    Luke Towery
    Name: Luke Towery
    Uniform#: 12
    Year: So
    Position: IF
    Height:
    Hometown: Pekin, IL
    Bryce Vorwald
    Name: Bryce Vorwald
    Uniform#: 13
    Year: Fr
    Position: OF
    Height:
    Hometown: Manteno, IL
    Hayden Vickroy
    Name: Hayden Vickroy
    Uniform#: 14
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP/IF
    Height:
    Hometown: North Liberty, IA
    Cole Smith
    Name: Cole Smith
    Uniform#: 15
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Auburn, IL
    Luke Tsilis
    Name: Luke Tsilis
    Uniform#: 16
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Bourbonnais, IL
    Matt Hopper
    Name: Matt Hopper
    Uniform#: 17
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Fort Madison, IA
    Sam Ruchala
    Name: Sam Ruchala
    Uniform#: 18
    Year: Fr
    Position: IF
    Height:
    Hometown: Frankfort, IL
    Trever Goforth
    Name: Trever Goforth
    Uniform#: 20
    Year: Fr
    Position: LHP/OF
    Height:
    Hometown: Cuba, IL
    Eli Perkins
    Name: Eli Perkins
    Uniform#: 21
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Canton, IL
    Tyler Robbins
    Name: Tyler Robbins
    Uniform#: 22
    Year: Fr
    Position: IF
    Height:
    Hometown: Altamont, IL
    Jake Nelms
    Name: Jake Nelms
    Uniform#: 23
    Year: Fr
    Position: LHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Geneseo, IL
    Gavin Griffith
    Name: Gavin Griffith
    Uniform#: 24
    Year: Fr
    Position: C
    Height:
    Hometown: Wilsonville, IL
    Wyatt Seymore
    Name: Wyatt Seymore
    Uniform#: 25
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Wentzville, MO
    Zane Cunningham
    Name: Zane Cunningham
    Uniform#: 28
    Year: So
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Gillespie, IL
    Nick Rodriquez
    Name: Nick Rodriguez
    Uniform#: 30
    Year: So
    Position: IF
    Height:
    Hometown: Bourbonnais, IL
    Gabe Blakely
    Name: Gabe Blakeley
    Uniform#: 31
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP/OF
    Height:
    Hometown: Mount Sterling, IL
    Joe Jefferson
    Name: Joe Jefferson
    Uniform#: 32
    Year: Fr
    Position: C
    Height:
    Hometown: Bloomington, IL
    Drake Smith
    Name: Drake Smith
    Uniform#: 33
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Magnolia, IL
    Clint Goodman
    Name: Clint Goodman
    Uniform#: 34
    Year: Fr
    Position: IF
    Height:
    Hometown: Normal, IL
    Ayden Halverson
    Name: Ayden Halverson
    Uniform#: 40
    Year: Fr
    Position: LHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Plano, IL
    Ethan Patterson
    Name: Ethan Patterson
    Uniform#: 42
    Year: Fr
    Position: C
    Height:
    Hometown: Canton, IL
    Keegan Shovlain
    Name: Keegan Shovlain
    Uniform#: 43
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Davenport, IA
    Kellen Hershberger
    Name: Kellen Hershberger
    Uniform#: 44
    Year: Fr
    Position: RHP
    Height:
    Hometown: Normal, IL
  • ADVANTAGES

    Fall Season

    • Workout daily
    • 8 week fall program August 20 – October 6
    • 7 game dates/equivalent to 14 games
    • 3 game intra-squad world series

    Spring Season

    • Begin January 17
    • First game March 3
    • 56 game schedule

    Coaching/Instruction

    • Individual instruction and attention
    • Instruction staff of 4
    • 20 years of experience at the NCAA D1 level

    Equipment/Facilities

    • Access to indoor facilities, two batting cages and pitching machines
    • Access to weight room and fitness room

    Coaches’ Philosophy

    • Professional atmosphere
    • Development of the individual within the team concept
    • Emphasize strong work ethic and character
    • Strong placement opportunities to play beyond Spoon River College

    Financial Aid

    • Academic scholarships
    • Athletic scholarships
    • Low cost housing
    • Work-study program
    • Foundation scholarships

    Academics

    • Fully accredited, transferable classes
    • Quarter terms, semester hours
    • Small teacher/student ratios – family-type atmosphere
    • Academic support center w/ free tutoring and study tables
    • Outstanding instruction staff – professional and available

    Exposure

    • Compete in one of the toughest conferences in the country
    • Contact with many 4-year coaches and pro scouts

    City of Canton

    • Small, rural, farm community – few distractions
    • Strong Booster Club and local business support
    • Outstanding instructional staff and administration support
    • Community with family values
    • Small town atmosphere with big city amenities nearby
  • ALUMNI

    2018

    Kyle Shoulta: Iarke University (NAIA)
    Gabe Rivas: Eastern New Mexico University (Div. II)

    2019

    Rob Chayka: Kentucky Wesleyan University (Div. II)
    Trey Kazubowski: St. Ambrose University (NAIA)
    Jack Schaffer: Indiana South-Bend University (NAIA)
    Hunter Perdue: Harris Stowe University (NAIA)
    Zyon Hatter: Harris Stowe University (NAIA)
    Enrique Sepeda: Iowa Wesleyan (Div. III)
    James Shaw: Harris Stowe University (NAIA)
    John Reese: Harris Stowe University (NAIA)
    Dalton Phillips: Rockford University (Div. III)

    2020

    Brett Johnson: SIU-Edwardsville (Div. I)/Arizona Diamondbacks
    Garrett Mooney: Northwood University (Div. II)
    Kyle Stanford: Texas-Permian Basin (Div. II)
    Connor Wise: Indiana-South Bend (NAIA)
    Clay Schroeder: St. Ambrose University (NAIA)

    2021

    Brady King: Western Illinois Univeristy (Div. I)
    Collin Fenili: Texas A&M – Texarkana (NAIA)
    Ben Kurkowski: Clarke University (NAIA)

    2022

    Stephen Eskridge: Graceland University (NAIA)
    Jake Allgeyer: Western Illinois University (Div. I)
    Carson Richardson: McKendree University (Div. II)
    Bradley Miller: Purdue-Northwest (Div. II)
    Mark Garcia: McKendree University (Div. II)
    Ben Fricke: Indiana University Purdue University Columbus (NAIA)
    Alex Bogdanic: Millikin University (Div. III)
    Ethan Pequette: Aquinas University (NAIA)
    Jack Toenjes: Roosevelt University (NAIA)
    Dwayne Daggs: Harris Stowe University (NAIA)
    Tory Wickman: Illinois College (Div. III)
    Dylan Wetterling: Western Illinois University (Div. I)
    Dean Procarione: Judson University (NAIA)
    Sam Buduris: McKendree University (Div. II)
    Aiden Hamerlinck: Blackburn College (Div. III)
    Logan Rutledge: McKendree University (Div. II)
    Sam Ochoa: Purdue Northwest (Div. II)

Coaches

​Head Coach: John Kurtz

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​Asst. Coach: Jake Carter