Opponent Outlook: World Series Teams at a Glance
The #6-seeded Madison College baseball team faces #3-seeded Kirkwood Community College in Saturday's first round NJCAA Division II World Series game in Enid, Oklahoma, but future opponents won't be known until after the first round of games. Besides Kirkwood Community College, the WolfPack have a chance to face eight other talented baseball teams from across the nation. Included in the tournament field is a top-ranked LSU-Eunice team that holds four national titles over the last 12 years, just one returning team from the 2017 World Series field in #5-ranked Parkland College (IL), four unranked schools, and one team making their first-ever DII World Series appearance in #10-seeded CCBC (MD) Essex (they won the DI title in 1992). Each possible opponent is updated with their tournament seed, current rank in the latest NJCAA DII Poll, how they earned their respective berths to the national tournament, Division II World Series history, school information, and key contributors on the team, among other things. Refer to this guide throughout the NJCAA Division II World Series for a quick scouting report of future opponents.
Michaels, Gile top list of WolfPack eight on postseason lists
The Madison College baseball team will be taking numerous postseason accolades with them when they head to Enid, Oklahoma, for the 2018 NJCAA Division II World Series. Seven different players each received some form of recognition for the season-long efforts, as did head coach Mike Davenport. Sophomore Logan Michaels and freshman Nick Gile were the only two players to be named to both the All-North Central Community College Conference Team and the Region IV Division II All-Region Team. Freshman Cam Cratic and sophomore Jon-Anthony Caban were first and second team all-conference, respectively. The all-region team also featured sophomore Jack Eagan on the first team and freshmen Nathan Aide and Matt Hamilton as second team recipients. Mike Davenport was named Region IV Coach of the Year for the seventh time in nine years.
2018 NJCAA Division II Baseball World Series Information
The Madison College baseball team is making its eighth NJCAA Division II World Series appearance and first trip since 2015. The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II World Series is in Enid, Oklahoma, from Saturday, May 26 through Saturday, June 2. Madison College made an NJCAA Division II record six consecutive World Series appearances from 2010-2015. WolfPack baseball has made a total of thirteen national tournament appearances in school history. Find out all the information you need to know for this year's tournament...
Ashley Davis resigns as Madison College Head Volleyball Coach
Madison College Head Women's Volleyball Coach, Ashley Davis, will be moving on after one season with the WolfPack. After serving as an assistant coach with Madison College for five seasons, Davis was named the team's head coach for the 2017 season. In her one season at the helm, the WolfPack finished with a 21-8 overall record, placed second in the North Central Community College Conference with a 9-3 mark, and was runner-up at the NJCAA Region IV Division III Tournament after losing in five sets in the championship match.
REGION ROYALTY: WolfPack win seventh Region IV title with three straight wins
CRYSTAL LAKE, ILL. - Following a two-year hiatus, the Madison College baseball team returned to its place on the throne as champions of the NJCAA Region IV Division II Tournament. The third-seeded WolfPack opened with a 5-2 win over second-seeded Kankakee Community College, then followed with back-to-back victories over top-seed and host McHenry County College by scores of 4-2 and 10-3, the last of which clinched the program's seventh Region IV title. The championship qualifies Madison College for its eighth NJCAA Division II World Series under head coach Mike Davenport, and its 13th overall NJCAA World Series appearance.