2017 HCAC Baseball Tournament Home Page




RICHMOND, Indiana - The Earlham College baseball program will serve as host for the 2017 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) baseball tournament.

Participating Teams: A list of participating teams can be found below.





Mount St. Joseph




Seed - No. 1    Seed - No. 2   Seed - No. 3    Seed - No. 4
HCAC Record: 21-6   HCAC Record: 18-9
  HCAC Record: 16-11   HCAC Record: 16-11
Overall Record: 26-12   Overall Record: 21-19
  Overall Record: 22-18   Overall Record: 18-22
Head Coach: Steve Sakosits   Head Coach: Rick Espeset
Head Coach: Jeff Newman   Head Coach: Jeff Jenkins
Team Statistics   Team Statistics   Team Statistics   Team Statistics

The Schedule: 
A complete schedule of the tournament can be found below.

Game No. 1   Thursday, May 11   12:00 PM   Earlham   Rose-Hulman   Box Score   Earlham 4-3
Game No. 2   Thursday, May 11   3:30 PM   Manchester   Mount St. Joseph    Box Score
  Manchester 7-6
Game No. 3   Friday, May 12   9:30 AM   Earlham   Manchester   Box Score   Earlham 8-2
Game No. 4   Friday, May 12   12:30 PM   Rose-Hulman   Mount St. Joseph   Box Score
  Mount St. Joseph 3-1
Game No. 5   Friday, May 12   4:00 PM   Manchester   Mount St. Joseph
  Live Stats
  Mount St. Joseph 4-2
Game No. 6   Saturday, May 13   12:00 PM   Earlham   Mount St. Joseph    Live Stats
  Live Video
Game No. 7 (if needed)   Saturday, May 13   3:30 PM   Earlham   Mount St. Joseph 
  Live Stats
  Live Video


Recaps: A recap of day one of competition can be found by clicking the link above. Each recap is written by Mike Lopresti.

The Facility: All games will be played at Randal R. Sadler Stadium (1000 Gurney Drive, Richmond, Indiana 47374). Built in 2013, Sadler Stadium is named after Randy Sadler, class of 1973, and an Earlham baseball alumnus. 

Admission: Event admission prices are established by the HCAC. Ticket prices are as follows: $8 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, children under 11 are free. HCAC permanent passes and student IDs are honored. A weekend pass for $20 will also be available.

Food Options: Mancino's Pizza and Grinders (217 National Rd W, Richmond, IN 47374) is located just east of Earlham's campus. The majority of food options in Richmond are about 10 minutes east of campus by Interstate 70.

Earlham Information: A contact list of Earlham employees working the tournament can be found below.

Title     Name     Phone     Email
Director of Athletics   Mike Bergum   765-983-1624   bergumi@earlham.edu
Senior Associate AD   Kaitlin Leach   765-983-1481   leachka@earlham.edu
Assistant to the AD   Kevin Hayden   765-983-1611   haydeke@earlham.edu
Dir. of Sports Marketing   Mitch Blankespoor   765-983-1795   blankmi@earlham.edu
Head Athletic Trainer   Bill Kinsey   765-983-1312   kinsebi@earlham.edu
Administrative Assistant   Allison Franklin   765-983-1414   frankal@earlham.edu


All-Tournament Team

Name     School
Zach Trusk   Rose-Hulman
Braxton Riley   Manchester
Chad Schultz   Manchester
Nathan Hunter   Mount St. Joseph
Matt Hofmann   Mount St. Joseph
Kyle Gorman   Earlham
Howie Smith   Earlham
Danny Dopp   Earlham
Walter Talcott   Earlham
Kendal Baker   Earlham

Most Valuable Player in Bold.