Dakota Mekkes
Dakota  Mekkes

RS Sophomore

Jenison, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 252





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.


Mekkes and Zimmerman Earn ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Honors

Mekkes earns first-team honors.


Three Spartans Selected on Day Two of the MLB Draft

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


Spartans in Collegiate Summer Leagues

Spartans will be playing in leagues around the country.


Spartan Baseball Hands Out 2016 Team Awards

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


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.