Jake Lanning was a very talented two-way player for the Cavaliers in the 2012 and 2013 seasons.
Jake played third base and shortstop, and started on the mound as a right handed pitcher. He was a switch hitter in the middle of the lineup (.373 career average) and also played stellar defense. He earned an associate degree in 2013 with a 3.28 GPA and transferred to Holy Cross College for the 2014 and 2015 baseball seasons.
The Atlanta Braves drafted Jake in the 24th round and is playing for the Danville Braves in the Appalachian League.
Travis Brown was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 27th round (794th pick overall) in 2003.
Since his selection, Brown has spent a lot of time in High A with the Frederick Keys, winners of two Carolina League championships. In his first season, he led his team in hitting with a .315 average, earning MVP honors. In his second season, Brown had a .286 batting average and led the team with 120 hits. He also has played in AA for the Bowie Baysox of Maryland and at AAA for the Norfolk Tides in Virginia. The 2009 season saw Brown starting at a shortstop for the Schaumburg Flyers of the independent Northern League. He was voted 2009 Northern League Defensive Player of the Year, having commited only 10 errors in 412 chances (.976), with just two errors in the final 34 games. Brown had a .229 batting average with eight doubles, two triples, 29 RBI and 22 stolen bases.
The Cavaliers defeated Mercer County (NJ) 11-5 in the 2017 NJCAA Division II Baseball World Series in Enid Okla., to win its first baseball championship in program history. After losing to Uconn-Avery Point, 11-9 in the first round, the Cavs (53-11-1) had to win six elimination games en route to their historic Series win. KCC also set records in the series:
Matt Littrell was named tournament MVP after driving a record 15 runs.
Highest winning percentage: .844 in 1998 (38-7)
Most wins: 54 in 2017
Consecutive wins: 23 in 2010