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2017 Simpson Baseball Quick Facts

Simpson College
Location: Indianola, Iowa
Founded: 1860
Enrollment: Approx. 1,400 (full-time)
Nickname: Storm
School Colors: Red and Gold (PMS 201 and 124)
Affiliation: NCAA Division III
Conference: Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic (IIAC)
President: Dr. Jay Simmons
Alma Mater, Year: Birmingham-Southern, 1985
Athletics Director: Brian NiemuthAlma Mater, Year: Grand View, 1988
Athletic Department Phone: 515-961-1495

Team History
First Year of Baseball: 1895
Field Name: McBride Field
Capacity: 500
Overall Record: 1,118-1,109-9
Overall IIAC Record: 521-522-1
NCAA Tournament Appearances (last): 6 (2004)
All-time NCAA Tournament Record: 10-13
IIAC Championships: 6 (1952 (South Division), 1958, 1987, 1991, 1994, 2006)
IIAC Tournament Championships: 2 (1994, 2004)

Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Nathan Roling (first season)
Alma Mater: Loras (2008)
Record at Simpson: 0-0
Assistant Coaches: Kelly Wilson, Zach Jevne, Jalen Sickels

Team Information
2016 Overall Record: 14-29
2016 IIAC Record (finish): 10-18 (6th)
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 18/13
Starting Position Players Returning/Lost: 5/3
Pitchers Returning/Lost: 5/5

Returning Starting Position Players
Sr. 1B Hunter Hillygus — .290 BA, 6 2B, 0 HR, 11 RBIs
Sr. 3B Jonathan Greiner — .284 BA, 5 2B, 0 HR, 16 RBIs
Jr. OF Luke Anctil — .264 BA, 4 2B, 1 HR, 16 RBIs
Sr. OF Trent Dooley — .241 BA, 2 2B, 1 HR, 17 RBIs
So. INF Jacob Petry — .260 BA, 1 2B, 0 HR, 2 RBIs

Returning Pitchers
Sr. LHP Tyler Englehardt — 1-2, 6.94 ERA, 23.1 IP
Sr. LHP Trey Kehoe — 0-3, 7.29 ERA, 21.0 IP
Sr. RHP Adam Richman — 0-3, 13.89 ERA, 11.2 IP
Sr. RHP Jonathan Greiner — 0-1, 8.10 ERA, 10.0 IP
Jr. RHP Curt Castenson — 0-0, 12.46 ERA, 8.2 IP

All-IIAC Returners
None

Starters Lost
OF Austin Burlin — .383 BA, 18 2B, 6 HR, 32 RBIs … 1st Team All-IIACC
Bud Smith — .336 BA, 11 2B, 5 HR, 31 RBIs … 2nd Team All-IIAC
UT Gage Reis — .283 BA, 9 2B, 4 HR, 23 RBIs … 2-5, 5.72 ERA, 50.1 IP … 2nd Team All-IIAC
2B Taylor Harmon — .245 BA, 4 2B, 0 HR, 10 RBIs
RHP Trevor Dudar — 3-5, 7.01 ERA, 52.2 IP
RHP Jalen Sickels — 2-3, 7.02 ERA, 50.0 IP
RHP Brock Borgeson — 5-4, 7.47 ERA, 53,0 IP
RHP Daultan Gibson — 0-3, 9.00 ERA, 27.0 IP