Below list of players with Prior Lake connections. Click on Name to link to their Spring team websites. News follows the listing.
Nick Hanson PL’16-MLB Draft Cincinnatti Reds 2016
Jonsey Buescher PL’13, PL Jays-Augsburg
Tommy Keating PL’15, PL Jays -Century College
Jason Peter-PL ’16, PL Jays-Southwest State
Austin Truso-PL ’14, PL Jays-NDSU
Lawson Zenner-PL ’16, PL Jays-Wayne State
Zac Repinski-PL ’14, PL Jays-Nebraska
Jimmy Larson–PL ’16, PL Jays-Kansas State
Tyler Edwards-PL ’14, PL Jays-East Carolina
Nick Vaage-PL ’14, PL Jays-Memphis
Isaac Saad-St Thomas Academy ’14, PL Mudcats-U Mary
Matt Nelson-Lakeville S, PL Jays ’16- UM Crookston
David Beer-PL ’14, Northwestern College
Ben Koopman-PL’16-Robert Morris Chicago
Brian Sanchez Fridley ’15, PL Jays ’16-Century College
Alex George-Bloomington Jefferson ’13, PL Jays ‘15
PL Baseball News & Notes:
–US Bank Stadium is currently configured to host baseball games from teams across the Upper Midwest, including many listed above with local contacts. Link to schedules. The University of Minnesota Gophers will host several early season games.
-UMD Bulldog Junior and PL Mudcat Kyle Schmidt will not be playing in college in the 2017 season focusing on school and potentially student teaching as he works towards his degree. Schmidt was a member of the Bulldogs the past 2 seasons.
-University of Memphis Freshman Nick Vaage got his 1st college action playing 1B with the Tigers & hitting a homerun vs Illinois State in the Tigers 5-4 victory.
–Hardball Hotstove Blast 2017 will be hosted at The Pointe Grill and Bar Saturday April 8th from 5-8PM. More details to follow, tickets available from Jays, Mudcat, Pacers or Eagles players. Full details and info to post here soon as well on Facebook & Twitter accounts for PLABA and individual teams.
–PL Jays Golf Open Invitational, the “Swarm Open”, will be at Creeks Bend Saturday May 6 Noon shotgun start. Details to post soon as well on Facebook & Twitter accounts for PLABA and individual teams. The Jays have discussed expanding the event to become a fundraiser also for the PL Mudcats. Longtime PL Jay Jim Schroeder will be taking the reigns as Golfmeister from Corey Goblirsch for 2017.
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