Feb 05, 2014 | Dan Thompson | 508 views
Alumni Update - Mike Goemans
Mike was the ace of the Terriers staff in 2006/7, which lead to him garnering a scholarship to Canisius College.
In his time with the Terriers he took the just one loss and was a key member of a squad that won the league championship, and three tournaments including the 2006 World Series.
That July in Nashville he pitched complete games in the opener, a 3-1 victory over Kentucky and the final, a 10-1 win over a previously unbeaten Cincinnati team.
As a Freshman, the 6'3" lefty began his college career leading the Griffs in innings pitched with 89. He started twelve games and had sixteen appearances that season. In his four years at Canisius the team qualified for the MAAC tournament every year. Mike had the honor of making five starts.
In his Senior year he was named Conference Pitcher of the Week, Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week and to the All-Academic Conference Team.
At the time of graduation Goeman's career Griffin statistics included being first all time in innings pitched and games started. He was also second all time in career wins and fourth in strikeouts.
Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Upon graduation he went on to play pro ball for the Kambah Eagles in Australia where he won MVP and Top Pitcher Awards in 2011. The Eagles came away with the Australian Capital Territory Baseball Association championship that season.
Currently Mike is employed as a Lab Technologist in Toronto.