Baseball

Highlights

  • 127 players have moved through the HCC baseball program
  • 118 players moved on to complete a 4-year degree
  • 114 student-athletes moved on to play baseball at 4-year programs
  • 80 joined NCAA Division-1 programs
  • 13 went on to play professional baseball
  • 8 former Hawks still actively play professional baseball today
2016 Baseball media cover

Future Hawks

2016 HCC Commits

  • Will Bertolino, Edmond (OK)
  • Ryan Davila, Warren Township HS (IL)
  • Jackson Bronke, Normal Community HS (IL)
  • Jimmy Jeffries, Providence Catholic (IL)
  • Carson Bartels, Nazareth Academy (IL)
  • Addison Fugit, Normal Community HS (IL)
  • Brandon Bossard, Nazareth Academy (IL)
  • Alex Jackson, Mahomet Seymour (IL)
  • Jake Smith, Aurora Central Catholic (IL)
  • Evan Snyder, Ottawa Marquette (IL)
  • Arthur Sells, West Des Moines Valley HS (IA)
  • Mitchell Fowler, Pendleton Heights HS (IN)
  • Kam Fezekas, Lyons Township HS (IL)
  • Dylan Gilbert, St. Ignatius HS (IL)
  • Bryce Meyer, Limestone HS (IL)
  • Devin Wessels, East Moline HS (IL)
  • Max Franklin, St. Rita HS (IL)
  • Connor Kimple, Marquette University HS (WI)
  • Tyler McHolland, Evanston Township HS (IL)

Athletes Moving On

  • Noah Sadler, OF, Illinois State University
  • Michael Bainbridge, IF/OF, University of Central MO
  • Colin Holderman, RHP/IF, Mississippi State University
  • Daniel Wasinger, C, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Collin Ridout,  IF, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Welby Malczewski, LHP, Auburn University
  • Connor Sorge, OF, University of Central MO
  • Andrew Sykes, LHP, University of Indianapolis
  • Marcus Pingleton, OF, University of Central MO
  • Kolton Vermillion, RHP, Louisiana Tech University
  • Matt Miller, RHP, Louisiana Tech University

Contact Us

Nate Metzger

Director of Athletics, Head Coach
Phone: 309-268-8418
Email: Nate.Metzger@heartland.edu

Justin Hauer

Pitching Coach
Phone: 309-230-6456
Email: hauerjustin@hotmail.com 

Greg Mote

Assistant Coach
Phone: 309-261-5765
Email: gmote2000@yahoo.com 

Jim Collins

Assistant Coach
Phone: 309-530-2880
Email: Coachcollins19@gmail.com 

Ryan Knox

Assistant Coach
Phone: 309-268-8189
Email: Ryan.Knox@heartland.edu 

Nick Magnifico

Assistant Coach
Email: Nick.Magnifico@heartland.edu

Luke Mottashed

Assistant Coach
Email: Lucas.Motashed@heartland.edu

Tyler Mulford

Head Athletic Trainer
Phone: 309-287-4315
Email: tmulford@normalbaseball.com

Dr. John Zozzaro

Team Chiropractic and Rehab Specialist
Phone: 309-862-2225
Website: www.bloomingtonnormalchiropractor.com