PLABA COLLEGE REPORT: College Baseball Underway For Jays & Mudcats

By PLB Admin

Follow the 2005 PLABA College Report to stay up to date on your favorite Jays and Mudcats players who are away at school.

Mudcat Andy Hanson (PL '03) has gotten underway and posted a 1-1 record in 8.2 IP with 2 Starts and 3 Appearances thus far for the Evangel University Baseball team (5-5) in Missouri. The Crusaders regular season runs from 2/5-4/30.

Kyle Johnson begins his 2005 Season as member of the St Cloud State (MN) Huskies of the NCC as an outfielder. Johnson, a member of the PL Mudcats and DRS All Star selection in 2003, faces off as a Huskie agaist Morningside College at the Metrodome at 1215 on March 2, 2005 in Non League College baseball action before travelling to Colorado for spring games. The Huskies return to face the Minnesota Golden Gophers on March 16 at 630.

Jays OF Tony Doherty (PL '04) and The UMD Bulldogs, newest members of the NCC, kick off the 2005 Collegiate season at the Metrodome on March 9 in doubleheader action against the St Johns Johnies starting at 6PM. The 'Dogs return to the Dome on March 15 when they square against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at 630PM before travelling to Ft Myers Florida for the Gene Cusic Classic 3/19-25. Doherty was a red shirt for the Bulldogs Football team last fall.

Rob Tschimperle, Mudcats pitcher in '03-'04 and Lions All Star (2003), pitched at Northland Techical College in 2003 and begins his season for the Rochester Community & Technical College Yellowjackets soon, details to post on

Keep Checking in on the PLABA College Report as further updates will be posted.