Michigan State players will be playing in leagues around the country.
Mason Erla recorded a career-high nine strikeouts.
Second-straight victory for MSU to take weekend series, Erla collects first college victory
Played one season at Kellogg under head coach Eric Laskovy, leading the Bruins to a 34-17-2 record, winning their 10th Michigan Community College Athletic Association title with a 20-4 conference mark ... Was named a first-team NJCAA All-Region XII honoree, as well as All-MCCAA accolades ... Not only named to the MCCAA Western Conference All-Freshman Team, but was also tabbed as the Freshman of the Year ... Also earned Region XII All-Tournament Team accolades ... Was named NJCAA DII Baseball National Player of the Week on April 5 for his performance during week 10 (March 27 - April 2), in which he hit .761 for the week, with three doubles, five home runs and 21 RBI ... For the season, hit .473, ranking fourth in NJCAA DII, while logging 67 RBI, ranking 12th in NJCAA DII, as well as ranking second in the country with a .590 on-base percentage and sixth in the nation with an .836 slugging percentage ... Also belted 11 HR, while adding four triples and 12 doubles, and also drew 37 walks and swiped 20 stolen bases ... At Grandville HS under head coach Ricky Clark, was a three-year letterwinner and was a two-time team captain ... Was a two-time all-state honoree, earning first-team accolades and being named to the All-State Dream Team as a senior, after earning second-team honors as a junior ... Was also a two-time all-region, all-district and all-conference selection ... Hit .437 as a senior, hitting a school-record seven triples, adding two home runs and eight doubles, finishing with 26 RBI ... He is the son of Brent and Nikki Peterson ... His father, Brent, played baseball at Southwestern CC, while his cousin, Mitch Slauter, was a catcher at Mississippi State ... Intends on majoring in finance at MSU ... Chose Michigan State because he has been a Spartan his entire life and loves the campus environment ... Picked the Spartans over Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Illinois, Michigan and Western Michigan.