24 Josh Riggs
24 - Josh Riggs
Height: 6-5
Weight: 225
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: So.
Hometown: Irons, Mich.
High School: Brethren
Position: RHP/IF
app 12
gs 12
w 4
l 1
sv 0
ip 68.1
era 3.82
k 52

College Career

2017-18

  • Appeared in 22 games, made 12 starts as a pitcher, eight as a designated hitter.
  • Named MIAA Pitcher of the Week on March 12 for his complete-game shutout of Hanover College (IN).
  • Led the pitchers in starts (12) and innings pitched (68.1).
  • Posted a 3.82 ERA, third-best on the staff.
  • Struck out 52 batters, second-best on the team.
  • Posted two doubles, and RBI, and a run scored as the designated hitter against Saint Mary's (MN).

2016-17

  • Made 10 appearances on the mound, starting all 10 contests.
  • Posted a 2-4 record to go along with a 3.95 ERA in 57 innings of work.
  • Recorded 43 strikeouts, including a season-high nine against Rockford University (March 3).
  • Threw two complete games.
  • Also saw action in four games as a pinch hitter. 

High School: Graduated from Brethren High School ... Played under coaches Jim Richardson, Logan Pennington and Roderick MacNeil ... Earned all-district and all-region honors as a junior and senior, as well as all-district academic accolades ... Played travel baseball for Blue Jays 16U Elite ... Also participated in basketball, cross country and track and field ... Received Basketball Coaches' Association of Michigan (BCAM) Academic All-State recognition as well as all-state honorable mention laurels as a senior ... Finalist for MHSAA Scholar-Athlete award ... Earned First Team All-Western Michigan D League honors as a junior and senior in basketball ... Finished third at the MHSAA state finals in the high jump as a junior and also qualified for the state meet in the shot put and discus. Earned all-conference first team honors in all three events ... All-conference athlete in cross country ... Earned academic all-conference award as a junior and senior ... Mother, Julie Riggs, participated in track and basketball at Alma College and was a member of the Scots' 1992 NCAA Division III championship team.

Why Alma?: "I chose to attend Alma College because it's small enough to feel like home."

Recent Games
May 4 Calvin College W, 18-10
May 5 at Calvin College W, 5-4
May 5 at Calvin College L, 10-7
May 9 Hope College W, 10-8
May 10 at Adrian College L, 5-4
May 10 vs. Hope College L, 5-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 22 10
Plate appearances 31 8
At Bats 25 6
Runs 3 1
Hits 5 1
Doubles 2 -
Triples 1 -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 4 0
Total bases 9 1
Walks 3 1
Hit by pitch 3 1
Strikeouts 11 4
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average .200 .167
On Base Percentage .355 .375
Slugging Percentage .360 .167
Appearances 12 7
Games started 12 7
Wins 4 3
Losses 1 0
Saves 0 0
Complete Games 4 3
Shutouts 2 1
Innings Pitched 68.1 36.1
Hits 72 45
Runs 37 22
Earned Runs 29 16
Walks 21 9
Strikeouts 52 23
Strikeouts per Game 6.85 5.70
Doubles Allowed 14 10
Triples Allowed 1 -
Home Runs Allows - -
At Bats Against 269 150
Batting Average Against .268 .300
Earned Run Average 3.82 3.96
Wild pitches 3 2
Hit Batters 6 5
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 3 3
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 4 2
Total Chances 12 8
Put Outs 3 1
Assists 5 3
Errors 4 4
Fielding Percentage .667 .500
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 13 6
Runners Caught Stealing 5 3
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .278 .333
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 25 vs. Milwaukee School of Engineering (WI) W, 6-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 26 vs. Concordia College (MN) W, 14-13 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 vs. Augustana College (IL) L, 4-2 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 1 vs. Capital University (OH) W, 2-1 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 2 vs. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN) L, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Hanover College (IN) W, 2-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Hanover College (IN) W, 3-1 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 3 - -
Mar 16 vs. Aurora University (IL) L, 10-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 17 vs. St. Mary's College (MN) L, 10-5 4 1 2 2 - - 1 1 - - -
Mar 17 at Wheaton College (IL) L, 9-1 4 0 0 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Mar 20 Finlandia University W, 3-1 1 0 1 - - - 1 1 - - -
Mar 20 Finlandia University W, 8-3 3 1 1 - 1 - 2 - - - -
Mar 23 at Adrian College L, 3-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 23 at Adrian College L, 6-4 3 1 1 - - - 0 1 1 - -
Mar 25 Adrian College L, 11-6 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 3 - -
Mar 25 Adrian College W, 17-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 30 Albion College W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Albion College W, 20-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Albion College W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Albion College L, 13-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 8 at Trine University (IN) W, 7-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 8 at Trine University (IN) W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Trine University (IN) L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Trine University (IN) L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Hope College L, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 12 at Hope College L, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Olivet College L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Olivet College W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Olivet College W, 7-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 22 Olivet College L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Hope College W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Hope College W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Kalamazoo College W, 9-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 28 Kalamazoo College W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Kalamazoo College W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Kalamazoo College L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Calvin College W, 8-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 4 Calvin College W, 18-10 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Calvin College W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Calvin College L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Hope College W, 10-8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 10 at Adrian College L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 vs. Hope College L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Feb 25 vs. Milwaukee School of Engineering (WI) W, 6-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 26 vs. Concordia College (MN) W, 14-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 vs. Augustana College (IL) L, 4-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
Mar 1 vs. Capital University (OH) W, 2-1 - - - 0 0 - - 2 - 3
Mar 2 vs. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN) L, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 11 vs. Hanover College (IN) W, 2-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 11 vs. Hanover College (IN) W, 3-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 3
Mar 16 vs. Aurora University (IL) L, 10-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 17 vs. St. Mary's College (MN) L, 10-5 - - - 4 2 - - 2 - 5
Mar 17 at Wheaton College (IL) L, 9-1 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 4
Mar 20 Finlandia University W, 3-1 1 - - 1 0 - - - - 3
Mar 20 Finlandia University W, 8-3 1 - - 3 1 - - - - 4
Mar 23 at Adrian College L, 3-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 23 at Adrian College L, 6-4 - - - 1 0 - 1 - - 4
Mar 25 Adrian College L, 11-6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 3
Mar 25 Adrian College W, 17-1 1 - - 0 0 - - - - 1
Mar 30 Albion College W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Albion College W, 20-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Albion College W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Albion College L, 13-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 8 at Trine University (IN) W, 7-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 8 at Trine University (IN) W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Trine University (IN) L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Trine University (IN) L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Hope College L, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 12 at Hope College L, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Olivet College L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Olivet College W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Olivet College W, 7-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 22 Olivet College L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Hope College W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Hope College W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Kalamazoo College W, 9-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 28 Kalamazoo College W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Kalamazoo College W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Kalamazoo College L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Calvin College W, 8-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 4 Calvin College W, 18-10 - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Calvin College W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Calvin College L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Hope College W, 10-8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 10 at Adrian College L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 vs. Hope College L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 25 vs. Milwaukee School of Engineering (WI) W, 6-4 1 0 0 0 6.0 6 1 1 1.50 4 3 -
Feb 26 vs. Concordia College (MN) W, 14-13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 vs. Augustana College (IL) L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 1 vs. Capital University (OH) W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 2 vs. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN) L, 6-5 1 0 0 0 6.0 3 3 3 4.50 6 5 -
Mar 11 vs. Hanover College (IN) W, 2-0 1 1 0 0 9.0 2 0 0 0.00 0 8 -
Mar 11 vs. Hanover College (IN) W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 16 vs. Aurora University (IL) L, 10-0 1 0 1 0 5.0 6 4 2 3.60 2 6 -
Mar 17 vs. St. Mary's College (MN) L, 10-5 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 17 at Wheaton College (IL) L, 9-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 20 Finlandia University W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 20 Finlandia University W, 8-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 23 at Adrian College L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 6.0 7 2 2 3.00 2 5 -
Mar 23 at Adrian College L, 6-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 25 Adrian College L, 11-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 25 Adrian College W, 17-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 30 Albion College W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Albion College W, 20-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Albion College W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Albion College L, 13-5 1 0 0 0 0.2 3 5 1 13.50 2 0 -
Apr 8 at Trine University (IN) W, 7-5 1 0 0 0 4.2 8 5 5 9.64 1 7 -
Apr 8 at Trine University (IN) W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Trine University (IN) L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Trine University (IN) L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Hope College L, 6-5 1 0 0 0 4.0 7 4 3 6.75 2 2 -
Apr 12 at Hope College L, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Olivet College L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Olivet College W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Olivet College W, 7-0 1 1 0 0 7.0 3 0 0 0.00 0 4 -
Apr 22 Olivet College L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Hope College W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Hope College W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Kalamazoo College W, 9-4 1 1 0 0 7.0 7 4 3 3.86 2 2 -
Apr 28 Kalamazoo College W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Kalamazoo College W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Kalamazoo College L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Calvin College W, 8-2 1 1 0 0 7.0 10 2 2 2.57 0 3 -
May 4 Calvin College W, 18-10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Calvin College W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Calvin College L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Hope College W, 10-8 1 0 0 0 6.0 10 7 7 10.50 0 7 -
May 10 at Adrian College L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 vs. Hope College L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 25 vs. Milwaukee School of Engineering (WI) W, 6-4 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 1.000 - -
Feb 26 vs. Concordia College (MN) W, 14-13 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 vs. Augustana College (IL) L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 1 vs. Capital University (OH) W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN) L, 6-5 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Hanover College (IN) W, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Hanover College (IN) W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Aurora University (IL) L, 10-0 2 1 1 0 1.000 - 4 1 .200 - -
Mar 17 vs. St. Mary's College (MN) L, 10-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Wheaton College (IL) L, 9-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 20 Finlandia University W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 20 Finlandia University W, 8-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Adrian College L, 3-2 2 1 0 1 .500 - 3 1 .250 - -
Mar 23 at Adrian College L, 6-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 25 Adrian College L, 11-6 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 25 Adrian College W, 17-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Albion College W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Albion College W, 20-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Albion College W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Albion College L, 13-5 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
Apr 8 at Trine University (IN) W, 7-5 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Trine University (IN) W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Trine University (IN) L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Trine University (IN) L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Hope College L, 6-5 1 0 0 1 .000 - 1 - - - -
Apr 12 at Hope College L, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Olivet College L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Olivet College W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Olivet College W, 7-0 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 22 Olivet College L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Hope College W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Hope College W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Kalamazoo College W, 9-4 2 0 0 2 .000 - 1 2 .667 - -
Apr 28 Kalamazoo College W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Kalamazoo College W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Kalamazoo College L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Calvin College W, 8-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
May 4 Calvin College W, 18-10 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Calvin College W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Calvin College L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Hope College W, 10-8 2 1 1 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
May 10 at Adrian College L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 vs. Hope College L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2016-17 15 5 0 0 - - - 0 - 3 - - .000 .000 .000
2017-18 22 25 3 5 2 1 - 4 3 11 - - .200 .355 .360
Total 37 30 3 5 2 1 - 4 3 14 - - .167 .306 .300
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2016-17 15 - - - 0 0 - - 2 - 5
2017-18 22 3 - - 9 3 - 1 5 0.20 31
Total 37 3 - - 9 3 - 1 7 0.14 36
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2016-17 10 10 2 4 0 2 57.0 47 34 25 26 43 6.79 - 3.95
2017-18 12 12 4 1 0 4 68.1 72 37 29 21 52 6.85 - 3.82
Total 22 22 6 5 0 6 125.1 119 71 54 47 95 6.82 - 3.88
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2016-17 15 22 5 11 6 .727 - 22 2 .083 - -
2017-18 22 12 3 5 4 .667 - 13 5 .278 - -
Total 37 34 8 16 10 .706 - 35 7 .167 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 22 25 3 5 2 1 - 4 3 11 - - .200 .355 .360
Conference 10 6 1 1 - - - 0 1 4 - - .167 .375 .167
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 7 1 2 - 1 - 3 1 3 - - .286 .545 .571
Away 6 7 1 1 - - - 0 1 3 - - .143 .250 .143
Neutral 8 11 1 2 2 - - 1 1 5 - - .182 .250 .364
-
Wins 12 10 1 2 - 1 - 3 1 4 - - .200 .429 .400
Losses 10 15 2 3 2 - - 1 2 7 - - .200 .294 .333
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February 2 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - - .000 .000 .000
March 13 24 3 5 2 1 - 4 3 10 - - .208 .367 .375
April 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
May 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 22 3 - - 9 3 - 1 5 0.20 31
Conference 10 1 - - 1 0 - 1 - - 8
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 8 3 - - 4 1 - - - - 11
Away 6 - - - 1 0 - 1 1 1.00 8
Neutral 8 - - - 4 2 - - 4 - 12
-
Wins 12 3 - - 4 1 - - 2 - 14
Losses 10 - - - 5 2 - 1 3 0.33 17
-
February 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
March 13 3 - - 9 3 - 1 5 0.20 30
April 5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 12 12 4 1 0 4 68.1 72 37 29 21 52 6.85 - 3.82
Conference 7 7 3 0 0 3 36.1 45 22 16 9 23 5.70 - 3.96
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 4 4 3 0 0 3 27.0 30 13 12 2 16 5.33 - 4.00
Away 4 4 0 0 0 - 15.1 25 16 11 7 14 8.22 - 6.46
Neutral 4 4 1 1 0 1 26.0 17 8 6 12 22 7.62 - 2.08
-
Wins 7 7 4 0 0 4 46.2 46 19 18 7 34 6.56 - 3.47
Losses 5 5 0 1 0 - 21.2 26 18 11 14 18 7.48 - 4.57
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February 1 1 0 0 0 - 6.0 6 1 1 4 3 4.50 - 1.50
March 4 4 1 1 0 1 26.0 18 9 7 10 24 8.31 - 2.42
April 5 5 2 0 0 2 23.1 28 18 12 7 15 5.79 - 4.63
May 2 2 1 0 0 1 13.0 20 9 9 0 10 6.92 - 6.23
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 22 12 3 5 4 .667 - 13 5 .278 - -
Conference 10 8 1 3 4 .500 - 6 3 .333 - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 6 1 3 2 .667 - 3 2 .400 - -
Away 6 4 1 1 2 .500 - 5 1 .167 - -
Neutral 8 2 1 1 0 1.000 - 5 2 .286 - -
-
Wins 12 7 1 4 2 .714 - 3 3 .500 - -
Losses 10 5 2 1 2 .600 - 10 2 .167 - -
-
February 2 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 1.000 - -
March 13 4 2 1 1 .750 - 8 2 .200 - -
April 5 6 0 3 3 .500 - 3 2 .400 - -
May 2 2 1 1 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -