Ken Komodzinski was a third baseman and center fielder for the Holy Cross baseball team from 1958-1960, helping lead the team to an overall record of 40-17 during his collegiate career. He led the team in batting average (.340) and hits (33) as a sophomore in 1958, while ranking second on the squad in runs batted in (17). Komodzinski also led the Crusaders to a College World Series appearance in 1958, going nine-for-20 in Omaha as the team posted victories over Southern California and Clemson and finished the year ranked third in the nation. He later hit .362 with 16 runs scored during his senior season, and finished his career with a .312 batting average.
Komodzinski was also a quarterback on the Crusader football team, leading the team to a 6-4 record during his only year as a starter in 1959.