May 18, 2014
The Blackhawks tied the school record for wins in a season with 44 as they topped Southeast CC to claim the North Plains District championship.
Southeastern Community College will now move onto the NJCAA DII World Series held in Enid, Oklahoma. The World Series will open up with Southeastern Community College taking on Northern Oklahoma-Enid on Saturday with the first pitch slated at 12:30.
Links to the online webcast will be available soon.
May 15, 2014
Southeastern Community College was crowned Region XI champions Wednesday afternoon in Waterloo Iowa after a weeklong tournament. The Blackhawks opened up the tournament with
a 7-6 win over Iowa Lakes CC. Freshman OF Jay Feliciano delivered a walk off homerun in the
bottom of the 9th to advance SCC into the 2nd round. The hawks defeated NIACC 10-0 in 6 innings in game two of the tournament with freshman LHP Justin Hill throwing all 6 innings and allowing only 1 hit. The Hawks moved to 3-0 in the tournament by defeating the 10th team in the
nation Des Moines Area Community College by a score
of 9-5. Two days of rain delayed the tournament before DMACC played its way into the championship game be defeating NIACC. DMACC took game one 3-1 forcing a game two in the championship bracket. The Blackhawks defeated DMACC 6-2 in the championship game behind another strong pitching performance by freshman LHP Justin Hill. The Hawks will now host the District Tournament beginning Saturday May 17th. The Hawks will take on Dakota County Technical College out of Rosemont, MN in game one of the tournament with the first pitch slated for 11:00 AM. The Blackhawks will then play Southeast CC out of Beatrice, NE at 5:00 PM.
May 5th 2014
The Blackhawks put up 11 runs in 9 innings against MCC but the highlight of the game was on the mound as sophomore Jordan Pannel tossed a 9 inning complete game no-hitter. Pannel accumulated 8 strikeouts in his 9 innings of work. The hawks improved to 37-18 and will finish out the regular season at home Tuesday 5/6 against Carl Sandburg College with the first pitch slated for 5:00 PM.
April, 24th, 2014
The Blackhawks will be on the road to take on DMACC Friday April 25th and Saturday April 26th. Thursdays home game against Muscatine CC will be rescheduled for a later date.
March 3rd, 2014
The Blackhawks were in action this past weekend and picked up wins against Lake Land College out of Ohio, Lincoln Land CC and Parkland College both out of Illinois. The Hawks dropped their lone game in the opener against Century College by a score of 8-4. The Hawks went on to defeat Parkland College 11-3 in a 9 inning contest, Lake Land College 8-1 in a 7 inning contest and Lincoln Land 5-1 in 7 innings. The Blackhawks will be back in action this weekend as they travel to Council Bluffs, Iowa to take on Iowa Western CC. The schedule is as follows: Saturday a double header with the first pitch slated for 1:00 pm followed by a 9 inning game Sunday with the first pitch set for noon.
February 24th, 2014
Southeastern Community College returns to West Burlington, Iowa after a 3-1 road trip this past weekend. The hawks took on NJCAA D-1 Three Rivers College in a two game set Saturday. Game one saw Freshman RHP Cody Kerns have another solid outing tossing six strong innings. For the third time this season the Blackhawks needed extra frames to get the win. The Blackhawks plated three runs in the 10th inning for a final score of 3-1. In game two the hawks fell for the first time this season by a score of 2-5. Sunday the Hawks travelled further south to take on North Arkansas in a double header in which the Blackhawks picked up two victories 10-3 and 19-2. The hawks now carry a 7-1 record and will be back in action in Millington, Tennessee this weekend for a five game set.
February 17th, 2014
The Blackhawks opened up their season Saturday with a two games against NJCAA Division 1 programs Calhoun Community College out of Huntsville Alabama and Lake Land College out of Mattoon, Illinois. The hawks rode two solid starts on the mound to win both games. Game one 1-0 in 12 innings against Calhoun CC and Game two 8-0 against Lake Land College.
Day two saw the Hawks once again take on two NJCAA Division 1 programs. Game one the Hawks faced Lake Land College followed by Rend Lake CC out of Ina, Illinois. The Hawks got two more solid efforts on the mound and recorded two more wins. Game one 5-2 and Game two 6-2 in 8 innings. The Blackhawks will be in action again this weekend in Popular Bluff, Missouri for a double header against Three Rivers CC on Saturday February 22nd with the first pitch slated at 1:00 PM. Sunday the Blackhawks will travel to Harrisburg, Illinois to take on Southeastern Illinois College in a double header with the first pitch scheduled for 1:00 PM
January 9th, 2014
West Burlington, IA The Southeastern Community College baseball program will be well represented in some of the top colligate summer leagues around the country. Freshman left handed pitcher Justin Hill and freshman catcher Tommy Breunig will both be competing in the Northwoods league. Justin Hill will call Alexandria Minnesota home for the summer as he will pitch for the Alexandria Blue Anchors who compete in the North Division of the Northwoods League. Tommy Breunig will suit up behind the plate for one of the newest members of the Northwoods league South Division, the Kenosha Kingfish out of Kenosha Wisconsin.
Three hawks will compete in the prospect league with sophomore right handed pitcher Jordan Pannel and freshman right handed pitcher Gage Carpenter playing for the Butler Blue Sox out of Butler Pennsylvania. Dan Ferguson will follow in the footsteps of former Blackhawk All-American Zach Nichols and join the Hannibal Caveman out of Hannibal Missouri.
Freshman right handed pitcher Peyton Johnson and sophomore right handed pitcher Max Biedrzycki will toe the rubber for the Ozark Generals out of Springfield Missouri in the MINK league.
The start of the 2014 season is slated to open up February 15th with the Hawks traveling to Millington Tennessee.
Freshman Shortstop Hector Viera collected some hardware at the end of the 2013 season. Viera carried a .360 batting average and a .974 fielding percentage while starting 51 games at short for the Blackhawks. Hector was named the ICCAC Defensive player of the year, 1st team All-Region, and was awarded a Rawlings Gold Glove for his efforts in 2013.
Yhoxian “chippy” Medina was drafted in 2011 in the 38th round by the Cleveland Indians. He now finds himself one step away from the big leagues after recently being promoted to the Indians triple AAA affiliate Columbus Clippers.
The former Blackhawk 1st team All-American infielder was a constant in the lineup during his two year career at Southeastern Community College. As a sophomore Medina posted a .404 batting average with 5 homeruns while driving in 50 runs. Medina also tore up the base paths collecting 47 steals in 48 attempts. In 2011 Medina helped lead the Blackhawks to a CO Region XI Regular Season Conference Championship.
Currently Medina is the holder of three offensive records at Southeastern:
1. At bats in a single season (193 in 2011)
2. Runs scored in a single season (68 in 2011)
3. Career runs scored (136 in 2010-2011)
Earlier today the Washington Nationals traded for Dakota Bacus by sending their big league catcher back to the Oakland A’s in exchange for Bacus.
Bacus was the 9th-round pick for Oakland in the 2012. In his first professional season Bacus posted a 3-0 record with 7 saves in 30 innings of work. This season Bacus has gone 9-5 with a 3.56 ERA for Class A Beloit in the Midwest League.
Bacus was an all-region first team selection and a two time all-conference pick during his two seasons for the Blackhawks. After Southeastern Community College Bacus moved onto Indiana State University where he was selected Missouri Valley Conference newcomer of the Year and was a First Team ALL-MVC selection. The Moline, Ill., native holds the ISU single-season record for innings pitched.
Current and former Blackhawks competed in eight different summer leagues around the country but none had more success on the diamond than former Blackhawk Luke Staub.
Luke Staub wore the Blackhawk uniform for two seasons (2010-2011) before transferring to NCAA Division I George Washington University. This summer Staub helped guide the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League, to a Summer Collegiate World Series championship.
Staub was the ace of the Madison Mallards pitching staff tossing 55.0 innings while holding down a Northwoods league best 1.80 era. Staub was an All-Star selection earlier this summer and was named the starting pitcher for the South Division All-Stars. The Peoria, Ill., native will be a senior this coming season at GWU where he led the Colonials pitching staff with 91.2 innings pitched.
West Burlington Iowa- Six former Blackhawks have chosen four year schools for the upcoming 2013/2014 year. Four hawks have committed to play at NCAA Division I institutions and three others have committed to NAIA schools.
Dustin Carlson RHP Long Island University
Colby Brecht C Long Island University
Julian Boswell RHP Morehead University
Dylan Ramage RHP Morehead University
Jose Cruz OF Northwest Ohio University
Jankarlos Badillio C Mount Mercy University
Jose Deleon INF Harris Stowe State College
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