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Local Baseball Stand-Out Named Assistant Coach at Central

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:29 am

A Pella Christian High School graduate and baseball stand-out at Central College has been named an assistant baseball coach for the Dutch. Matt Menninga was a two-time team co-captain as a catcher at Central and ranks in the top ten all-time for the Dutch in several career and single-season offensive categories. Menninga served as an assistant coach at Pella High School from 2007 to 2008 and also serves as manager of Stravers Cellular in Pella.

Menninga’s All-time Records at Central:

.336 career batting average (9th)
126 career RBIs (3rd)
.560 slugging percentage (8th)
99 runs scored (9th)
139 career hits (9th)
43 RBIs in 2000 (6th)