In his freshman year at Coe College, Stein hit .335 with 11 home runs and 37 RBI. During his sophomore season, Stein raised his average to .374 and drove in 51 RBI helping his team to a program record in wins with 32. Stein’s 49 runs in 2010 and 48 runs in 2011 are the first and second most in team history. At the conclusion of his sophomore season, Stein received All-American honors. Coe College entered the Division III NCAA Regional as the #1 seed.