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May 13, 2014

College Sports Notebook: Schuba named to all-WHAC first-team

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Kalkaska's Travis Schuba was named to the first-team all-Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference in baseball.

Schuba becomes the first male student-athlete in Madonna University history to earn All-WHAC first team honors in two sports after being tabbed to the All-WHAC basketball first team in each of the last two seasons.

Schuba posted five saves while also making three starts in the rotation. In addition to a team-best seven wins, Schuba had a 1.86 earned run average in 20 appearances after joining the squad following the completion of basketball season. Schuba is second in career saves with 13 and tied for fourth in single-season appearances with his 20 in 2014.

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ALBION: Craig Conway (Mancelona) was chosen to the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association all-league team. Conway was a second-team pick. He finished second in the league in strikeouts, retiring 44 in his seven conference games and striking out at least five batters in each of his starts. Fifteen of his strikeouts caught the opposition looking, and he also ranked among the league leaders in innings pitched (third with 45.2 innings).

DAVENPORT: Ryan Manning (Suttons Bay) drove in a run as the Panthers defeated The Master's College 4-0 in the first round of the NAIA national tournament Monday.

MUSKEGON CC: Freshman Damon Proctor (Cheboygan) pitched a one-hit shutout for the Jayhawks as MCC swept Kellogg CC to finish its Michigan Community College Athletic Association slate with a 21-5 record and the first outright baseball league title in school history. Sophomore Nick Keller (TC Central) improved to 8-0 by pitching the full game and striking out eight batters in a sweep of Ancilla, and sophomore Hunter Stinger (Petoskey) had two hits. The NJCAA Region 12 Division II baseball Tournament starts Wednesday at Bailey Park in Battle Creek. MCC and opens plays against Vincennes University at 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

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