NIACC Press Release
MASON CITY — Clear Lake left-handed pitcher Gavin Sheakley has committed to play baseball at NIACC next season.
Sheakley is 6-0 with a 0.85 earned run average for the top-ranked (3A) Lions heading into Tuesday’s nonconference doubleheader at Mason City. The southpaw has 60 strikeouts and 14 walks and opponents are hitting .129 against him.
Sheakley has a career mark of 27-5 with 174 strikeouts and 72 walks in 182 innings pitched. He was 7-3 as a junior, 9-2 as a sophomore and 5-0 as a freshman.
Sheakley will join a recruiting class that consists of catcher Zachary Fricke (Waterloo West), infielder Chad Christensen (Atlantic), first baseman Tom Schreiber (West Branch), infielder/outfielder Daniel Pellinen (North Woods. Wis.), infielder/right-handed pitcher Trent Vondrasek (Trempealeau, Wis.), infielder/right-handed pitcher Ryan Moran (Bridgeport, Conn.), infielder/right-handed pitcher Casey Hall (Newman Catholic) and outfielders Daniel Bradley (Aukland, New Zealand), Aaron Greene (Fargo, N.D.) and David Stevens (Appleton, Wis.)
Also in the recruiting class are right-handed pitchers Brandon Platts (Mason City), Jacob Gleason (Pella), Sawyer Doocy (North Union), Quinn Ahern (Joliet West, Ill.) and Shane Barker (Windsor, Ontario, Canada).
NIACC was 31-18 in 2013 and placed fifth in its initial appearance at the NJCAA Division II World Series in Enid, Okla., in May.