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2017-18

The Braves finished the 2017-18 season at 35-17 with a 27-15 Region IV record and a 16-4 Arrowhead Conference record.

Arrowhead Academic All-Conference awards (GPA 3.0 or higher): 
Nicholas Acri of Bettendorf, IA
Leo Callison of Durant, IA
Nikolas Klebosits of St. Charles
Alec Capshaw of Davenport, IA
Colin Kramer of Lake Charles, LA
Christopher Liggett of Blue Springs, MO
Ryan Lorber of Davenport, IA
Shamus Murphy of Rock Island
Theodore Papousek of New Lenox
Spencer Peterson of Lee’s Summit, MO
Derek Schumann of Cypress Woods, TX

Arrowhead Athletic Conference Co-Most Valuable Player: Chris Liggett

The Arrowhead All-Conference Team includes:
Nick Acri, Pleasant Valley H.S. (IA) – infielder – freshman
Andru Baxley, Fort Osage H.S. (MO) – infielder – sophomore
Chris Liggett, Blue Springs H.S. (MO) – outfielder – freshman
Ryan Lorber, Davenport Central H.S. (IA) – catcher – sophomore
Sam Stonskas, North Scott H.S. (IA) – designated hitter – freshman
Nick Villasenor, Addison Trail H.S. (IL) – pitcher – freshman
Devin Wessels, United Township H.S. (IL) – pitcher – sophomore

2018 NJCAA DII Region IV Defensive Player of the Year: Sam Stonskas

2018 NJCAA Academic All-American individual awards:
Leo Callison of Durant, IA – 3.78
Theodore Papousek of New Lenox – 3.62

2018 NJCAA Rawlings Gold Glove Team winners:
Chris Liggett, Blue Springs H.S. (MO)
Stephen Pim, Pleasant Valley H.S. (IA)
Sam Stonskas, North Scott H.S. (IA)

2018 NJCAA All-Region IV selections:
1st Team
Chris Liggett, Blue Springs H.S. (MO)
Devin Wessels, United Township H.S. (IL)
2nd Team
Nick Acri, Pleasant Valley H.S. (IA)
Stephen Pim, Pleasant Valley H.S.(IA)

2016

2016 players committed to four-year schools:
Dan Hlad: Northwestern State University D-I
Joe Fredrickson: University of Illinois at Chicago D-I
Ricky Urbano: Texas Southern University D-I
Logan Burke: Towson Univesity D-I
Jonathan De La Cruz: University of Louisiana at Monroe D-I
Jake Clark: Pittsburg State University D-II
David Gonzalez: St. Ambrose University NAIA
Cameron Powell: St. Xavier University NAIA

2016 Arrowhead Athletic Conference Baseball Team selections:
Jonathan De La Cruz (Houston Bellaire HS, TX)
Anthony Smith (Oak Ridge HS, TX)
Ricky Urbano (Houston Klein Collins HS, TX)
Dan Hlad (Oak Forest HS, IL)
Joe Fredrickson (Lincoln Way – North HS, IL)

NJCAA All-Region IV selections:
1st Team
Jonathan De La Cruz
Dan Hlad

NJCAA DII Region IV Player of the Year: Jonathan De La Cruz

2016 NJCAA Rawlings Gold Glove Team winners:
Anthony Smith
Ricky Urbano
Cameron Powell (Bradley-Bourbonnais HS, IL)

2016 NJCAA DII All-American Team: Jonathan De La Cruz (3rd Team)

2016 NJCAA Academic All-Americans:
Kevin O’Keeffe (Rock Island Alleman HS, IL)
Logan Burke (Davenport Central HS, IA)
Cameron Powell

Coach Arnie Chavera’s BHC career record: 389-223-1
Winning %: .624 (As of 2016 in 12 seasons)
Coach Chavera became Black Hawk College’s all-time winningest baseball coach March 12, 2016, when the Braves beat Parkland College 10-4 in Panama City Beach, FL.


Historical Records

Team Records

Wins 45 2012
Batting Avg .357 2009
Doubles 121 2010
Triples 26 2011
Home Runs 46 1984
Stolen Bases 166 1993
Hits 542 2012
Runs (Season) 432 2010
Runs (Game) 27 1999
Runs (Inning) 20 2010
No Hitters (Season) 3 2009

Individual Hitting (Season)

Batting Average .486 Andy Murphy ’93
Consecutive Game Hit Streak 31 Bryan Jordan ’09
At-Bats 188 Keiji Szalo ’04
Mike Budka ’12
Runs 70 J. Golden ’10
Hits 81 J. Golden ’10
Doubles 23 Trevor Kenyon ’12
Triples 7 Cary Shipman ’06
Home Runs 16 Corey Jager ’99
Stolen Bases 52 Jason Harvey ’92
Runs Batted In 68 Bryan Jordan ’09
Walks 45 Jason Harvey ’92
Hit by Pitch 10 Mitch VanNatta ’10
Games Played 55 Mike Budka ’12

Individual Hitting (Career)

Batting Average .482 Andy Murphy ’93-’94
Runs 129 J. Golden ’10-’11
Hits 145 J. Golden ’10-’11
Doubles 32 Trevor Kenyon ’12
Triples 9 Cary Shipman ’05-’06
Alex Slaby ’11-’12
Home Runs 26 Corey Jager ’98-’99
Stolen Bases 86 Jason Harvey ’92-’93
Runs Batted In 107 Corey Jager ’98-’99
Walks 84 Jason Harvey ’92-’93
Games Played 107 Kendall Hocker ’11-’12

Individual Pitching (Season)

Wins 9 Reuben Otis ’78
Justin Hauer ’10
No-Hitters (Season) 2 Justin McGhee ’09
Innings Pitched 81.1 Reuben Otis ’78
Complete Games 7 Mike Kool ’07
Justin Hauer ’10
Chris Burgess ’11
Appearances 16 Andy Verstraete ’78
Strike Outs (Season) 107 Mike VanDeCasteele ’73
Strike Outs (9 Inning Game) 20 Mike VanDeCasteele ’73
Strike Outs (14 Inning Game) 25 Rod Peterson ’79
ERA .47 Mike VanDeCasteele ’73
Shut Outs 4 Mike VanDeCasteele ’73

Individual Pitching (Career)

Wins 16 Adam Karger ’10-’11
No-Hitters 2 Mike VanDeCasteele ’72-’73
Justin McGhee ’08-’09
Innings Pitched 130.2 Reubin Otis ’78-’79
Jason Perkins ’01-’02
Complete Games 10 Chris Burgess ’10
Appearances 24 Randy Gunter ’80-’81
Keelan Prince ’11-’12
Strike Outs 202 Mike VanDeCasteele ’72-’73
ERA .54 Mike VanDeCasteele ’72-’73
Win/Loss Percentage 1.000 (10.0) Dave Young ’77-’78