Baseball Alumni

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Alumni that have moved on to compete at the next level...



Year(s) with the Jets

Where did they go from here?

 Nate Bell  

 Blue Mountain College

 Lee Findley  

 Cleveland State

 Randon Henika  

 Central Michigan University

 Logan Curtis  

 Madonna University

 Randell Stempek  

 Madonna University

 Peter Renaud  

 Madonna University

 Dave Laskowski  


 DJ Reetz  


 Michael Meade  

 Davenport University


 Jordan Schumann  

 Davenport University

 Zach Parren  

 Davenport University

 Zach Harbison  

 Cornerstone University

 Nolan Herendeen  

 Sienna Heights University

 Josh Redies  



 Chris Wegzryn  

 Spring Arbor University

 Mike Clevenger  

 Concordia University

 Dalton Reust  


 Dillon Reust  

 Cornerston University

 Christopher Harrison  

 Southern Arkansas University



Alumni that have moved on to MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL...


June 20, 2013

Blake Higgins drafted by St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 20, 2013 - The St. Louis Cardinals draft Blake Higgins in the 16th round pick, right-handed pitcher Blake Higgins (Jackson Community College, Mich.).

Higgins, a Mount Pleasant, Mich., native, played collegiately at Jackson Community College in Michigan.

 "We are really excited to have landed a high-caliber power arm," said Kantrovitz. "Our scout, Brian Hopkins, did an excellent job of seeing Blake multiple times before he went down with an injury early in the Spring. Brian saw his fastball up to 96 with a real quality curveball. Blake underwent successful Tommy John surgery before the draft and will begin pitching for us in 2014. We are looking forward to getting him healthy and back out on the mound."

“Blake has worked hard in his two year at Jackson Community College and has represented the program in a professional manner,” said Jets baseball coach Rick Smith. “I am so happy for him. The Jets family wishes Blake the best and will be his best fans.” In addition to Higgins’ good fortune, Jets baseball had nine other players who all signed letters of intent to play baseball next year for four-year colleges and universities.”




June 9, 2011

JCC baseball alum heading to Major League team

Jackson Community College congratulates alumnus and past Jets baseball player Dan Bream, who was drafted this week by Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays in the 33rd round.

Bream, a pitcher, graduated from Coldwater High School. He played for the JCC Jets during the 2008 and 2009 seasons, then transferred to Southern Arkansas University where he played the 2010 and 2011 seasons. He still holds JCC’s record for career and season strikeouts with 109 in his two years at JCC, 69 of those coming in the 2009 season. He is also at the top of the record book for the Jets in career and season wins, with 12 wins in his two years as a Jet, 10 during his sophomore season. His ERA was 1.388 in 2009.

“What I remember most about Dan Bream is that infielders hated to make errors behind him because they had to face him in the dugout,” said JCC baseball coach Rick Smith. “His leadership on the mound forced the players around him to be on their A game. The level of intensity that Dan brings to the game is second to none. His work ethic will be an asset to the Tampa Bay organization. When I recruit for pitchers, I am always looking for someone like Dan.”

Bream was named to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s All-American Division II second team for 2009 season.