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Dakota Mekkes
Dakota  Mekkes

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Jenison, Mich.

High School:
Jenison

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 252

Position:
RHP

Experience:
1L


06/15/2016

Dakota Mekkes Voted to the NCBWA All-America Team

Mekkes struck out 96 batters in 57.0 innings and led the Big Ten with a 1.74 ERA.

06/15/2016

Mekkes and Zimmerman Earn ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Honors

Mekkes earns first-team honors.

06/10/2016

Three Spartans Selected on Day Two of the MLB Draft

Vieaux, Zimmerman and Mekkes all selected in the top-10 rounds.

06/03/2016

Spartans in Collegiate Summer Leagues

Spartans will be playing in leagues around the country.

05/31/2016

Spartan Baseball Hands Out 2016 Team Awards

Jordan Zimmerman earns MVP and Offensive Player of the Year honors.

05/27/2016

Big Ten Tournament: MSU 4, Maryland 3

Big Ten Tournament: MSU 4, Maryland 3 May 27, 2016, TD Ameritrade Park

Career Stats | Game-by-Game Statistics:2016 | 2015 | 2014

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.

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