2012: Became the team’s No. 1 starter in pitching rotation making 10 starts on the year … started 14 games in the lineup as designated hitter … named honorable mention All-GPAC as a starting pitcher … was second on team in wins (3) and strikeouts (35) … was 2-1 in GPAC play with a 4.97 ERA … last over 5.0 innings in nine of ten starts … was AD3I Pitcher of Week (Apr 23-29) for his performance at Midland … threw a three-hit complete game shutout against the Warriors with five strikeouts … had seven strikeouts in win over Dordt … also voted Second-Team All-Independent as a pitcher and honorable mention All-Nebraska by the World Herald.
2011: Led the team in batting average at the plate and pitching victories on the mound … started nine games at pitcher with 10 total appearances … was 3-6 with a 5.96 ERA … threw three complete games … won his last two starts … had a complete game victory allowing no earned runs and just five hits against Concordia on Apr. 30 … at the plate finished with a team-high .386 batting average … was 5-7 with two doubles, four RBI and four runs in doubleheader sweep over Dordt on Apr. 12.
Academic: Sport Management major.
In High School: A two-time honorable mention All-State selection in baseball at Columbus High School … earned three letters in baseball for the Discoverers … was a Cornhusker Legion All-Star participant as a junior and senior.
Personal: Born 6/4/92, son of Ken and Denise Van Dyke.