Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Summer Catch

With the grind of a 56 plus game collegiate season coming to an end you would think college baseball players would be hitting the beach for a little R&R.  Well R&R will have to wait for some Lion baseball players as they have found new homes for the summer; homes throughout the country where they flock to refine their skills in the traditional collegiate wood bat summer leagues.  These guys wouldn't want it any other way!

Brock Hebert and Jacob Fisher are bringing their game to Thomasville, NC where they are playing for the Thomasville Hi-Toms in the Coastal Plain League.  Josh Janway and Jonathan Pace traveled to Quincy, IL to play for the Quincy Gems in the Prospect League.  Playing in the Texas Collegiate League are Britt Gautreaux and Matt Pittari, who play for the Alexandria Aces in Alexandria, LA while Jason Greenleaf and SLU signee Ryan Downing play for the Acadiana Canecutters in Lafayette, LA.  Brady Domangue and Dylan Hills are playing for the Thibodaux/Houma based Southland Hogs.  Two Lions who have made their way to the Big Apple are Steven Poche playing for the Albany Dutchmen in the Perfect Game League and Adam Michel who represents the Riverhead Tomcats in Hamptons Collegiate League.  Cody Gougler is playing for the Hays Larks in the Jayhawk league in Kansas for the 3rd straight season.  Alex Marse is playing in the Valley League with the Front Royal Cardinals as signee Harry Slade suits up for the Youses Orioles in the Cal Ripken Sr League in Maryland, and pitcher Ryan Milton is representing the local area by throwing for NOLA Baseball.

To follow the Lions who are playing over the summer click on their name below to visit their summer team's website.

Jonathan Pace - Prospect League

Josh Janway - Prospect League

Brock Hebert - Coastal Plain League

Jacob Fisher - Coastal Plain League

Cody Gougler - Jayhawk League

Britt Gautreaux - Texas Collegiate League

Matt Pittari - Texas Collegiate League

Jason Greenleaf - Texas Collegiate League

Ryan Downing - Texas Collegiate League

Steven Poche - Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League

Alex Marse - Valley Baseball League

Adam Michel - Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (ACBL)

Harry Slade - Cal Ripken Collegiate League

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