Kernels Collegiate League

The Kernels Collegiate League enters its 3rd year featuring four teams, the BlueCaps, Bobcats, Ground Sloths, and the Merchants. Each team roster will be made up of local area collegiate talent from their respective schools, including ISU, Illinois, Heartland CC, ICC, and more. KCL play begins May 26 at 5 pm and concludes with the championship on July 16.

KCL Schedule 2022
Ground Sloths 13 7 -
Merchants 11 9 2
Bobcats 9 11 4
BlueCaps 7 13 6

Hitting Leaders

H 1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 24
2 Eli Hensley Bobcats 18
2 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 18
4 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 17
4 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 17
4 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 17
7 Liam McGill BlueCaps 16
7 Chris LeCrone Merchants 16
7 Travis Lutz Merchants 16
10 Alec McGinnis Bobcats 15
10 Derek Botaletto Merchants 15
HR 1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 3
2 Patrick Mulcahey BlueCaps 2
2 Ben Karpowicz BlueCaps 2
2 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 2
2 Travis Lutz Merchants 2
2 Jack Shields Merchants 2
7 Hunter Brewer BlueCaps 1
7 Zach Carpita BlueCaps 1
7 Sean Lynch BlueCaps 1
7 Ty Coartney BlueCaps 1
7 Shai Robinson Bobcats 1
7 Chase Adams Sloths 1
7 Garrett Latoz Sloths 1
7 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 1
7 Cole Nelson Sloths 1
7 Daniel Pacella Sloths 1
7 Derek Botaletto Merchants 1
7 Camden Porter Merchants 1
7 Beau Durbin Merchants 1
7 Karter Hostetler Merchants 1
RBI 1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 19
2 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 15
3 Travis Lutz Merchants 14
3 Jack Shields Merchants 14
5 Ben Karpowicz BlueCaps 13
6 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 12
7 Chris LeCrone Merchants 11
8 Dan Mosele Bobcats 9
8 Eli Hensley Bobcats 9
8 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 9
R 1 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 16
1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 16
1 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 16
4 Zach Otten Merchants 15
5 Derek Botaletto Merchants 14
5 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 14
7 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 12
8 Liam McGill BlueCaps 11
8 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 11
8 Camden Porter Merchants 11
SB 1 Liam McGill BlueCaps 13
2 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 9
3 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 7
3 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 7
3 Bryce Hazzard Bobcats 7
6 Zach Otten Merchants 6
7 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 5
7 Derek Botaletto Merchants 5
7 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 5
10 Parker Mathieson Bobcats 4
10 Eli Hensley Bobcats 4
10 Camden Porter Merchants 4
10 Beau Durbin Merchants 4
2B 1 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 6
2 Ty Coartney BlueCaps 5
2 Dan Mosele Bobcats 5
2 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 5
5 JP Gauthier Sloths 4
5 Daniel Pacella Sloths 4
5 Camden Porter Merchants 4
8 Liam McGill BlueCaps 3
8 Ben Karpowicz BlueCaps 3
8 Evan Hutson Bobcats 3
8 Shai Robinson Bobcats 3
8 Gavin Gonzalez Sloths 3
8 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 3
8 Bryce Bishop Sloths 3
8 Travis Lutz Merchants 3
3B 1 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 3
2 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 2
2 Eli Moore Sloths 2
2 Camden Porter Merchants 2
2 Travis Lutz Merchants 2
6 Liam McGill BlueCaps 1
6 Zach Carpita BlueCaps 1
6 Jayden Comia BlueCaps 1
6 Dan Mosele Bobcats 1
6 Alec McGinnis Bobcats 1
6 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 1
6 Bryce Hazzard Bobcats 1
6 Bubba Mote Bobcats 1
6 Lucas Ryan Bobcats 1
6 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 1
6 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 1
6 Demetrius Schupp Merchants 1
6 Anthony Martinez Merchants 1
BB 1 Zach Otten Merchants 19
2 Joey Hagen BlueCaps 13
2 Eli Moore Sloths 13
2 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 13
5 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 12
5 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 12
7 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 11
8 Bryce Bishop Sloths 10
9 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 9
9 Travis Lutz Merchants 9
SO 1 Chris LeCrone Merchants 27
2 Zach Otten Merchants 22
3 Tyson Mickie Bobcats 19
4 Hayden Stork Bobcats 17
4 Eli Moore Sloths 17
4 Jack Shields Merchants 17
4 Jack Kuethe Merchants 17
8 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 16
8 Dom Ferrari BlueCaps 16
10 Trevor Davis BlueCaps 15
10 Ben Karpowicz BlueCaps 15
10 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 15
10 Evan Hutson Bobcats 15
10 Karter Hostetler Merchants 15
PA 1 Zach Otten Merchants 73
2 Chris LeCrone Merchants 71
3 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 67
4 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 66
5 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 64
5 Jack Shields Merchants 64
7 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 63
8 Liam McGill BlueCaps 62
8 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 62
10 Jack Kuethe Merchants 58
AB 1 Chris LeCrone Merchants 62
2 Jack Shields Merchants 59
3 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 57
4 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 55
5 Liam McGill BlueCaps 53
5 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 53
7 Zach Otten Merchants 52
7 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 52
9 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 51
9 Evan Hutson Bobcats 51
9 Jack Kuethe Merchants 51
9 Karter Hostetler Merchants 51
GIDP 1 Luke Lawrence Sloths 2
1 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 2
1 Jack Shields Merchants 2
4 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 1
4 Mitch Murphy BlueCaps 1
4 Joey Hagen BlueCaps 1
4 Patrick Mulcahey BlueCaps 1
4 Brady Alexander Bobcats 1
4 Bryce Hazzard Bobcats 1
4 Evan Hutson Bobcats 1
4 Gavin Gonzalez Sloths 1
4 Eli Moore Sloths 1
4 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 1
4 Tyler Woltman Sloths 1
4 Garrett Latoz Sloths 1
4 Jon Latham Sloths 1
4 Camden Porter Merchants 1
4 Zach Otten Merchants 1
4 Chris LeCrone Merchants 1
4 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 1
LOB 1 Jack Shields Merchants 39
2 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 38
3 Chris LeCrone Merchants 35
4 Eli Moore Sloths 32
4 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 32
6 Evan Hutson Bobcats 30
7 Dom Ferrari BlueCaps 29
7 Tyson Mickie Bobcats 29
7 Gavin Gonzalez Sloths 29
7 Jack Kuethe Merchants 29
RC 1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 20.78
2 Travis Lutz Merchants 18.12
3 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 11.51
4 Derek Botaletto Merchants 10.26
5 Eli Hensley Bobcats 9.9
6 Alec McGinnis Bobcats 9.73
6 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 9.73
8 Ty Coartney BlueCaps 9.6
9 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 9.54
10 Camden Porter Merchants 8.44
AVG 1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 0.453
2 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 0.346
3 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 0.333
4 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 0.326
5 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 0.309
6 Liam McGill BlueCaps 0.302
7 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 0.298
8 Camden Porter Merchants 0.271
9 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 0.267
10 Chris LeCrone Merchants 0.258
OPS 1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 1.264
2 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 0.976
3 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 0.975
4 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 0.877
5 Camden Porter Merchants 0.875
6 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 0.819
7 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 0.815
7 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 0.815
9 Liam McGill BlueCaps 0.783
10 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 0.758
SLG 1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 0.717
2 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 0.512
3 Camden Porter Merchants 0.5
4 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 0.49
5 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 0.422
6 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 0.418
7 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 0.404
8 Liam McGill BlueCaps 0.396
9 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 0.385
9 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 0.385
OBP 1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 0.547
2 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 0.493
3 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 0.485
4 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 0.464
5 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 0.434
6 Zach Otten Merchants 0.411
7 Eli Moore Sloths 0.404
8 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 0.397
9 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 0.393
10 Liam McGill BlueCaps 0.387
BABIP 1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 0.525
2 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 0.472
3 Chris LeCrone Merchants 0.444
4 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 0.409
5 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 0.4
6 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 0.372
7 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 0.37
7 Eli Moore Sloths 0.37
9 Camden Porter Merchants 0.364
10 Liam McGill BlueCaps 0.348
OPS+ 1 Auggie Rasmussen Bobcats 224.49
2 Peyton Dillingham Sloths 150.54
3 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 150.27
4 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 125.35
5 Camden Porter Merchants 124.63
6 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 110.22
7 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 109.21
7 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 109.21
9 Liam McGill BlueCaps 100.99
10 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 94.84

Pitching Leaders

W 1 Austin Baker Sloths 3
2 Will Jackson Bobcats 2
2 Drew Martin Bobcats 2
2 Keegan Gagliardo Sloths 2
2 Nate Righi Sloths 2
2 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 2
2 Wes Hunt Merchants 2
L 1 Keegan Buksa BlueCaps 2
1 Cameron Glick BlueCaps 2
1 Isaac Riegler Bobcats 2
SV 1 Ryne Willard Bobcats 4
SO 1 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 29
2 Nate Righi Sloths 28
3 Keegan Gagliardo Sloths 26
3 Austin Baker Sloths 26
5 Will Jackson Bobcats 25
5 Nathan Garard Merchants 25
7 Chase Gockel Bobcats 18
8 Mitchell Sampson Bobcats 17
9 Drew Martin Bobcats 16
9 Cade Sharp Merchants 16
GS 1 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 5
1 Will Jackson Bobcats 5
3 Keegan Buksa BlueCaps 4
3 Tommy White Bobcats 4
3 Keegan Gagliardo Sloths 4
3 Austin Baker Sloths 4
3 Addison Fletcher Merchants 4
3 Nathan Garard Merchants 4
3 Cade Sharp Merchants 4
10 Kolby Pemberton BlueCaps 3
10 Nate Righi Sloths 3
10 Garrett Swingler Sloths 3
IP 1 Will Jackson Bobcats 21.67
2 Nathan Garard Merchants 20.67
3 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 20
3 Cade Sharp Merchants 20
5 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 18
6 Austin Baker Sloths 17.33
7 Nate Righi Sloths 16
8 Keegan Gagliardo Sloths 15.67
9 Keegan Buksa BlueCaps 15.33
10 Tommy White Bobcats 15
10 Wes Hunt Merchants 15
H 1 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 27
2 Nathan Garard Merchants 23
3 Keegan Buksa BlueCaps 21
3 Garrett Swingler Sloths 21
5 Tommy White Bobcats 20
6 Austin Baker Sloths 18
7 Kolby Pemberton BlueCaps 17
7 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 17
7 Isaac Riegler Bobcats 17
7 Will Jackson Bobcats 17
R 1 Garrett Swingler Sloths 20
2 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 19
3 Shane Moore BlueCaps 16
4 Keegan Buksa BlueCaps 14
4 Kolby Pemberton BlueCaps 14
4 Ben Dickerson Sloths 14
4 Wes Hunt Merchants 14
8 Tommy White Bobcats 13
8 Nathan Garard Merchants 13
10 Will Jackson Bobcats 12
ER 1 Shane Moore BlueCaps 16
2 Keegan Buksa BlueCaps 13
2 Garrett Swingler Sloths 13
2 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 13
2 Nathan Garard Merchants 13
6 Will Jackson Bobcats 12
7 Tommy White Bobcats 11
7 Ben Dickerson Sloths 11
9 Kolby Pemberton BlueCaps 10
9 Brendan Short Bobcats 10
9 Wes Hunt Merchants 10
9 Luke Markunas Merchants 10
BB 1 Shane Moore BlueCaps 15
2 Braden Roesch BlueCaps 14
2 Cade Sharp Merchants 14
4 Jack Bach Bobcats 13
5 Will Jackson Bobcats 12
6 Chase Gockel Bobcats 11
7 Keegan Buksa BlueCaps 10
7 Tommy White Bobcats 10
7 Evan Jones Sloths 10
10 Nick Sharp BlueCaps 9
10 Ben Dickerson Sloths 9
10 Wes Hunt Merchants 9
10 Parker Brodine Merchants 9
HBP 1 Braden Roesch BlueCaps 4
1 Jesse Hake Merchants 4
3 Shane Moore BlueCaps 3
3 Cameron Glick BlueCaps 3
3 Brendan Short Bobcats 3
3 Nick Barlow Bobcats 3
3 Logan Wombles Sloths 3
3 Bryce Lohman Sloths 3
3 Evan McAfee Merchants 3
3 Luke Markunas Merchants 3
3 Parker Brodine Merchants 3
WP 1 Chase Gockel Bobcats 8
1 Ben Dickerson Sloths 8
3 Nick Sharp BlueCaps 7
3 Keegan Buksa BlueCaps 7
5 Shane Moore BlueCaps 6
5 Will Jackson Bobcats 6
7 Mason Telford BlueCaps 4
7 Cameron Glick BlueCaps 4
7 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 4
10 Drew Martin Bobcats 3
10 Seth Hotze Bobcats 3
10 Keegan Gagliardo Sloths 3
10 Kaiden Rixner Merchants 3
10 Addison Fletcher Merchants 3
10 Parker Brodine Merchants 3
BF 1 Will Jackson Bobcats 97
2 Cade Sharp Merchants 89
3 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 88
4 Nathan Garard Merchants 86
5 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 83
6 Keegan Buksa BlueCaps 77
7 Austin Baker Sloths 76
8 Tommy White Bobcats 75
9 Nate Righi Sloths 72
10 Braden Roesch BlueCaps 70
#P 1 Will Jackson Bobcats 374
2 Cade Sharp Merchants 334
3 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 327
4 Nathan Garard Merchants 320
5 Austin Baker Sloths 316
6 Braden Roesch BlueCaps 310
7 Nate Righi Sloths 301
8 Tommy White Bobcats 300
8 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 300
10 Keegan Buksa BlueCaps 280
ERA 1 Cade Sharp Merchants 1.75
2 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 2.1
3 Austin Baker Sloths 2.827
4 Will Jackson Bobcats 3.877
5 Nathan Garard Merchants 4.403
6 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 5.056
WHIP 1 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 1.1
2 Nathan Garard Merchants 1.21
3 Will Jackson Bobcats 1.338
4 Austin Baker Sloths 1.442
5 Cade Sharp Merchants 1.45
6 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 1.944
BAA 1 Cade Sharp Merchants 0.205
2 Will Jackson Bobcats 0.207
3 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 0.224
4 Austin Baker Sloths 0.265
5 Nathan Garard Merchants 0.284
6 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 0.346
FIP 1 Austin Baker Sloths 1.932
2 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 2.042
3 Nathan Garard Merchants 2.584
4 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 3.029
5 Will Jackson Bobcats 3.462
6 Cade Sharp Merchants 3.519
xFIP 1 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 2.56
2 Austin Baker Sloths 2.9
3 Nathan Garard Merchants 2.99
4 Will Jackson Bobcats 4.27
5 Cade Sharp Merchants 5.33
6 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 5.34
S% 1 Nathan Garard Merchants 0.709
2 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 0.651
3 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 0.637
4 Austin Baker Sloths 0.623
5 Will Jackson Bobcats 0.61
6 Cade Sharp Merchants 0.596
ERA+ 1 Cade Sharp Merchants 162.74
2 Griffin McCluskey BlueCaps 155.29
3 Austin Baker Sloths 139.81
4 Will Jackson Bobcats 117.46
5 Nathan Garard Merchants 106.26
6 Ryan Bredeson Merchants 92.36

Fielding Leaders

E 1 Chris LeCrone Merchants 6
2 Liam McGill BlueCaps 4
2 Zach Carpita BlueCaps 4
2 Jayden Comia BlueCaps 4
2 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 4
2 Jack Kuethe Merchants 4
7 Bubba Mote Bobcats 3
7 Camden Porter Merchants 3
7 Karter Hostetler Merchants 3
10 Mitch Murphy BlueCaps 2
10 Dom Ferrari BlueCaps 2
10 Hunter Brewer BlueCaps 2
10 Brady Alexander Bobcats 2
10 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 2
10 Logan Antrim Bobcats 2
10 Eli Moore Sloths 2
10 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 2
10 Anthony Martinez Merchants 2
PO 1 Luke Lawrence Sloths 92
2 Evan Hutson Bobcats 91
3 Dom Ferrari BlueCaps 89
4 Trevor Davis BlueCaps 83
4 Hayden Stork Bobcats 83
6 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 81
7 Karter Hostetler Merchants 74
8 Colin Kalinowski Bobcats 54
9 Garrett Latoz Sloths 51
10 Patrick Mulcahey BlueCaps 48
TC 1 Luke Lawrence Sloths 103
2 Evan Hutson Bobcats 97
3 Dom Ferrari BlueCaps 96
4 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 92
5 Trevor Davis BlueCaps 90
6 Hayden Stork Bobcats 85
7 Karter Hostetler Merchants 81
8 Chris LeCrone Merchants 67
9 Camden Porter Merchants 63
10 Colin Kalinowski Bobcats 57
A 1 Camden Porter Merchants 32
2 Chris LeCrone Merchants 31
3 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 29
4 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 28
5 Liam McGill BlueCaps 26
6 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 22
7 Eli Moore Sloths 20
8 Jayden Comia BlueCaps 19
9 Mike Maloney BlueCaps 18
10 Derek Botaletto Merchants 14
DP 1 Gage Wolfe BlueCaps 5
1 Liam McGill BlueCaps 5
1 Jayden Comia BlueCaps 5
1 Evan Hutson Bobcats 5
5 Patrick Mulcahey BlueCaps 4
5 Jackson Blemler Bobcats 4
5 Cale Steinbaugh Sloths 4
5 Davey Fitzpatrick Sloths 4
9 Derek Botaletto Merchants 3
9 Camden Porter Merchants 3
9 Chris LeCrone Merchants 3
9 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 3
cPB 1 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 4
2 Trevor Davis BlueCaps 3
2 Hayden Stork Bobcats 3
2 Lucas Ryan Bobcats 3
2 Karter Hostetler Merchants 3
6 Dom Ferrari BlueCaps 2
7 Colin Kalinowski Bobcats 1
7 Luke Lawrence Sloths 1
cCS% 1 Tyler Woltman Sloths 0.25
1 Logan Van Heuklon Merchants 0.25
3 Lucas Ryan Bobcats 0.2
3 Garrett Latoz Sloths 0.2
5 Hayden Stork Bobcats 0.188
6 Luke Lawrence Sloths 0.167
7 Colin Kalinowski Bobcats 0.133
8 Karter Hostetler Merchants 0.13
9 Dom Ferrari BlueCaps 0.125
10 Trevor Davis BlueCaps 0.12