Dakota Mekkes
Dakota  Mekkes

RS Sophomore

Jenison, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 252




Spartans Top Central Michigan on the Road, 13-7

Chad Roskelly drives in five runs in the win.


Spartans Win Fifth Straight by Topping Purdue, 12-2

Spartans take the opening game of the weekend series.


Spartans' Pitching Dominates in 7-1 Victory

Starter Andrew Gonzalez threw six scoreless innings in his second win of the season.


Spartans Comeback Falls Short vs. Furman

10-run inning propels Paladins past Spartans.


Spartans Explode For Nine Runs in Win

MSU defeats Southeastern Louisiana in the final game of the weekend.

Career Stats | Game-by-Game Statistics: 2014 | 2015

2015 (RS FRESHMAN): Made nine appearances out of the bullpen totaling 12.0 innings … Recorded a 5.25 ERA … Made his first collegiate appearance Feb. 22 in a win over SE Louisiana … Had two strikeouts in a season-long 3.2 innings vs. Furman (3/14) … Struck out a season-high five batters and gave up no earned runs in 2.0 innings against Oakland on March 25 … Struck out three in 2.0 innings of work in a win at Central Michigan.

2014: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner under Coach Joe Devries at Jenison High School . . . during his senior campaign he posted a 6-1 record that included an ERA of 2.28 and 73 strikeouts, leading the Jenison team to a 25-8 season . . . was selected to the all-conference, all-district, and all-region teams for his performance during his senior year . . . rated the No. 32 player in the state of Michigan by MichiganBaseballProspects.org . . . played summer baseball with the West Michigan Elite for the past four years . . . also lettered two times in basketball and was named a captain for his senior year.

PERSONAL: Son of Doug and Kim Mekkes . . . born Nov. 6, 1994 . . . plans to major in kinesiology . . . chose Michigan State over several schools, including Central Michigan, Toledo and Oakland.