|High School:||Lake Highlands|
|Ketchmark's Career Statistics|
Team captain for 2017 ... Collegiate Baseball Preseason Ivy League Player to Watch.
Started 41 of the 43 games at first base for the second straight year, earning All-Ivy League honorable mention ... named Dartmouth’s Best Offensive Player ... fourth in the league with 28 RBIs and fifth with five home runs, leading the Big Green in both categories ... also topped the squad with 18 runs scored ... second in the conference in fielding chances as well ... blasted a solo homer during the 4-3, 12-inning defeat at top-ranked Florida ... went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in an 8-6 loss to the Gators the next day ... put together a modest seven-game hit streak during the spring trip, batting .375 (9-for-24) with a double, two homers ... both long balls came in an 8-6 loss at North Florida, driving in three runs combined ... hit safely in seven of the first eight games back from the spring trip with four multi-hit games ... drilled a go-ahead double in 10th at Princeton, but Big Green could not hold the lead in bottom half in a 9-8 loss ... went 7-for-12 (.583) during the four-game homestand against Penn and Columbia as Dartmouth won three of those contests ... 3-for-4 with a double, homer, two runs and four RBIs in a 7-6 win over the Lions ... also drove in one run and scored the walk-off winner in that game ... reached base in all four trips to the plate during a 15-0 win at Brown, walking three times, scoring thrice and driving in three ... doubled twice and crushed a three-run homer to break a 4-4 tie in the seventh as part of his 4-for-5 performance with five RBIs to help beat Yale, 10-4.
Started 41 of the 43 games at first base ... second on the team with five multi-RBI games ... ripped a two-run triple against Ball State ... one of three players to collect four hits in a game, rapping four singles while driving in three in an 8-0 win over Bucknell ... strung together a seven-game hit streak while posting a .348 average (8-for-23) ... had two hits with a solo homer in the 3-2 loss to UT Arlington ... reached base four times with a double and three walks in the 7-1 win at Cal Poly ... doubled and scored twice in a 4-3 loss at Penn ... smacked a two-run homer to help the Green win the first game at Yale, 3-2 ... also homered in a 6-5 win over Brown ... drove in five runs in the Ivy League Championship Series at Columbia, including a 3-for-5 performance with a triple and three RBIs in the rubber game.
Tied for third in the Ivy League with three triples despite just 46 at-bats ... started at three different positions (first base, third base, left field) as well as DH ... singled in first collegiate at-bat while pinch hitting against No. 30 FIU on March 2 and came around to score ... also hit safely as a pinch hitter at 27th-ranked TCU to start career 2-for-2 ... started all three games in the series agaisnt Nebraska Omaha, going 4-for-13 with two triples and three runs ... tripled and scored at No. 18 Kansas to contribute to the 3-2, 10-inning victory ... reached base four times in the second game of a doubleheader at Cornell with two singles and two walks, plus stole a base and drove in a run to help the Big Green prevail in 11 innings, 5-4 ... collected a season-high three hits with a double, two runs and an RBI in a 16-8 win over St. Anselm.
Earned two letters in baseball for legendary high school coach Jay Higgins, then two more for Corey Tucker at Lake Highlands ... finished career as the school’s all-time leader with 174 hits ... North Texas All-Area First Team third baseman and District 9-5A MVP as a senior ... helped squad to bi-district championship in junior campaign while being named second-team all-state and District 9-5A Offensive Player of the Year ... all-city infielder as a sophomore ... all-city Freshman of the Year and all-district Most Outstanding Newcomer ... also earned three letters in football and two more in basketball ... second-team all-district and second-team Academic All-State in hoops as a senior ... National Honor Society.
Full name is Michael Christopher Ketchmark ... son of Chris and Dena has one brother ... born Sept. 14, 1994 in Dallas, Texas ... father played baseball at Christian Brothers University ... has a cousin by marriage, Michael McLaren, who played basketball for Dartmouth and graduated in 2005 ... avid outdoorsman planning on majoring in economics ... claims he can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under a minute.