21 Ian Mikowski
21 Ian Mikowski
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Northview
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: L/R

Entering the Season: Postseason awards candidate...chosen "preseason All-American" by NCAA Division III head coaches on the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper's 2017 Watch List...two-year starter...speedy runner on the bases who also tracks flyballs well...lists ninth on the Bulldogs career stolen bases chart with 30...

2016 (Junior Year)

  • Earned All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association First Team selection
  • Tabbed to the American Baseball Coaches' Association All-Mideast Region First Team
  • Career-year included a conference-leading 26 stolen bases to set a school record 
  • Also topped the MIAA with 52 runs scored while ranking second in walks (35), hits (66), batting average (.426 in 155 at-bats) and on-base percentage (.526) 
  • Registered a .542 slugging percentage for eighth in the conference
  • Fifth on the squad with 33 runs batted in--another personal record
  • Received MIAA Player of the Week honors on April 25

2015 (Sophomore Year)

  • Appeared in 25 games, making seven starts
  • Against Berry on March 6, recorded a run and two hits in a 5-4 win

2014 (Freshman Year):

  • Played in 21 games and made three starts (1 OF, 2 DH)
  • Collected four hits in 15 at-bats (.267) with a .368 on-base percentage
  • Scored nine runs and drove in three runs with one sacrifice fly and bunt
  • Went 2-for-3 with a run and RBI against Albion on March 21 in game one of a doubleheader
  • Reached base three times with a single and two walks against Heidelberg on March 18

Personal

  • Majoring in sports management with a minor in economics
  • Born in Fremont, Michigan on March 23, 1995; son of Mike and Sandy Mikowski
  • Prepped at Grand Rapids Northview High School, graduating in 2013
  • Played varsity baseball for three years for coach Jason Denton
  • Named all-conference three times in baseball and twice all-region
  • Also competed in varsity football for two years
  • Won a 2010 state championship in soccer and played for four seasons
  • Honorable Mention All-State in soccer as a senior
  • Favorite sports teams are the Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs...athlete: Mike Trout