PERFECT GAME PARTNERSHIP
We are proud to announce that we are the official headquarters for Perfect Game in Maryland and DC. We are the only club program with a Perfect Game affiliation in the state. This will provide our players maximum exposure to college coaches and professional scouts. We will be hosting tournaments and showcases starting in the Fall of 2019 and full time in the Spring, Summer and Fall starting in 2020. We are looking forward to growing the game and providing opportunities for area players and teams to play in these events. This partnership speaks volumes to the credibility of both playing for and being affiliated with the Badgers.
Fall Ball Updates
We would like to congratulate the following players on their college commitments this Fall.
Chase Reed, Loyola Marymount (CA)
Connor Mann, SUNY Cobleskill (NY)
Jimmy Danielczyk, McDaniel College (MD)
Lake Lloyd, Shippensburg University (PA)
Lucas Carr, CCBC Catonsville (MD)
Matt Duquette, Williams College (MA)
Nick Brown, Towson University (MD)
Patrick Krack, Flagler College (FL)
Ryan Rogan, Tulane University (LA)
TBW Badgers Alumni Updates (As of 3/14/18)
Joel Kenney has pitched 15 innings and struck out 12 for the York College Spartans (PA), Albert Taylor has pitched 9 innings and struck out 5 for the Cairn Highlanders (PA), Steven Cook has pitched to a 2-0 record, 14 innings and 21 strikeouts for Louisburg College (NC), Yael Crespo has pitched 6 innings and struck out 9 for the Lions (MD), Colin Donnelly pitched 1/13 scoreless innings of relief against Old Dominion for Quinnipiac University (Division l NY), freshman Michael Yetter has pitched 3 innings and struck out 3 for division l Mt. St. Mary's (MD) and freshman Jake Howell has pitched 12 innings, struck out 12 and has a 1.50 ERA for the 13-0 Blazers (MD). 60 1/3 innings pitched and 62 strikeouts in total between 7 pitchers!
TBW Badgers Alumni Updates (As of 3/6/18)
Alex Mardiney of division l Davidson University has started all 11 games and is hitting .333 over 39 at bats down in NC, Brit Lawrence has started 4/5 games for the Eastern University Eagles in PA, Jimmy Cain has started 6/10 games and has 6 RBI's for division ll powerhouse Millersville University, Jordan Rhodes was the starting pitcher opening day for McDaniel College and threw 4 innings, struck out 4 and has a 0.00 ERA to start the season, Matt Ansaldi has struck out 3 batters in 1 2/3 innings pitched for the St. Mary's College Seahawks and Max Conrad made his college debut pitching a scoreless inning at Penn College.
17 U Showcase Team Coaching Staff and Schedule Announced
The 17 U Badgers team is proud to announce Justin Riggin as the head coach and former ACC Player of the Year and World Series Champion with the Atlanta Braves Brian Kowitz as his assistant coach. Justin is entering his fifth season as an assistant coach at CCBC Catonsville. Justin has two year and four year college contacts throughout the country that he will be able to leverage while coaching the Badgers this Summer. Brian played professionally for 7 seasons. He reached the Major Leagues in 1995 with the Atlanta Braves. Brian will bring energy, passion and an unparalleled knowledge of the game to the field every day. The 17 U Badgers will play at the Millersville University, Mt. St. Mary's, Frederick CC, Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, University of Richmond and LaSalle University during the Summer of 2018.
Senior Pitcher Ryan Jordan
We would like to congratulate senior pitcher Ryan Jordan on his commitment to continue his education and playing career at Wilson College. Ryan had several options, but chose Wilson for its academics and being able to play under former pro and head coach John Poss. Ryan worked very hard over the last year to improve himself and to get an opportunity to play at the college level. We are very happy for him and his family. We look forward to having him train at our Owings Mills facility this Winter to prepare for his senior season and having him play on our college Summer team. To learn more about the Wilson College Phoenix baseball program and John Poss click the link below. Congratulations Ryan!
RHP/3B Ethan Kiple
TBW would like to congratulate RHP/3B Ethan Kiple on receiving a scholarship to Harford CC! Ethan had a ton of interest from division l, ll and lll schools as a pitcher or position player. He is able to be a pitcher and an infielder at HCC, stay local and play for one of the best junior college programs in the country under head coach Tom Eller. Ethan was the backbone of the TBW badgers 17 U team in the Summer and Fall seasons both on the mound and in the middle of the line up. Ethan possesses a 90 MPH fastball that is sure to go up as he continues to train and work hard at TBW this Winter. Congratulations to Ethan and his family on receiving a very well earned scholarship. Below are the national rankings for division l junior college programs, Harford CC ranks 10th in the country heading in to 2018.