Canyon del Oro standout pitcher/infielder Michael “Mac” Kochanski (6-0, 200) announced his commitment to play for Loras College on Wednesday, Kochanski was 1-0 on the mound last spring with 11 strikeouts in 10 innings of work. The senior also picked up a double and two RBI at the plate to help lead the Dorados to a 4-1 record.
Loras College is located in Dubuque, Iowa and the Duhawks compete in the American Rivers Conference (ARC) as an NCAA Division III program.
I am so proud to announce that I will be continuing my academic and baseball career at Loras College! I want to thank my family, my coaches, and God for all their help on my journey! Go DuHawks! @LorasBaseball @fallonsports @BaseballCDO pic.twitter.com/kESfZvJmke
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