FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT LIFE & ATHLETICS.....

Welcome to John Wood Community College and our intercollegiate athletic program. We are proud to have the opportunity to offer four intercollegiate sports that aim to develop young men and women as people, students, and athletes. Please utilize our athletic-only site to learn more about those programs, the dedicated student-athletes that take the opportunity to represent our college, department, and community, and the terrific group coaches that work extremely hard everyday to provide a positive experience for everyone involved. Here's a small capsule of Blazer Athletics:

Number of Intercollegiate Sports: 4

Sports for Men: 2 (Baseball, Basketball)

Sports for Women: 2 (Basketball, Softball)

Conference Affiliation: Mid West Athletic Conference

Regional Affiliation: Region XXIV of the National Junior College Athletic Association

National Affiliation: National Junior College Athletic Association (Division II)

Athletic Facilities: Student Activity Center and Baseball/Softball Complex

A Sample of Recent Transfers to 4-Year Schools:

Baseball (Alexis Pena, Quincy University; Oswald Silvestre, Quincy University; Kevin Lenkman, Butler University; Christian Bunch, Lincoln University; Zack Burling, Western Illinois University; Craig Bastert, Culver Stockton College; Stephen Koehler, William Woods University)

Men's Basketball (Brad Hamilton, Missouri Valley College; Raviel Burton, Missouri Valley College; A'Darius Porter, Gannon University; Regan Bruenger, University of Illinois-Springfield; Kody Kirkpatrick, Peru State University; Will Carr, Colorado School of the Mines).

Women's Basketball (Dakota Flesner, Iowa Wesleyan University; Alicia George, Lindenwood-Belleville; Ashley Coffey, University of Illinois-Springfield; Hillary Held, Eastern Illinois University, Briana Hawthorne, Cardinal Stritch University; Emily Rudkin, Cardinal Stritch University; Kelsey Proctor, Florida Atlantic University).

Softball (Hannah Wehar, Truman State University; Alyssa Laudwig, Lincoln University; Olivia Shepard, Quincy University; Emily Rudkin, Cardinal Stritch University; Sam O'Brien, Quincy University; Ashton Mixer, Stephens College).