Former Blue Knights baseball star playing pro ball in Michigan
Former DCTC Blue Knights standout Ben Briesacher signed with the Kalamazoo Kings, a professional baseball team out of Kalamazoo, Mich., that competes in the Eastern Division of the Frontier League. Briesacher will play first base and outfield for the Kings, a team that took home the league title in 2005.
During his two-year career with the Knights, Briesacher, a graduate of Prior Lake High School in Prior Lake, Minn., was a big-time hitter. He batted .389 in 2009, racking up 58 hits in 149 at bats—including 10 doubles—and 49 RBIs. A speedster on the base paths, he scored 36 runs and stole 12 bases in 15 attempts.
For more on Ben Briesacher’s DCTC stats, visit 2009 Overall Statistics and 2008 Overall Statistics.