NEW YORK – A total of 21 Columbia baseball players are spread out throughout the country as they begin their summer collegiate league campaigns this week. Below is a list of where the Lions have reported.
Pitchers Harrisen Egly and Josh Simpson will be in the prestigious Cape Cod League with the Cotuit Kettleers. They highlight five duos that will remain teammates this summer (Chandler Bengtson & Ty Wiest - Santa Barbara Foresters, Julian Bury & AJ DiFillipo - Seacoast Dirt Dawgs, Lucas Hall & Nick O'Brien - Shelter Island Bucks, Joe Engel & Ben Porter - Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs).
The Lions will send three players each to the California Collegiate League (Bengtson, Wiest, Ethan Abrams), the Futures League (Bury, DiFillipo, Jack Harlan) and NECBL (Ian Burns, Randell Kanemaru, Liam McGill).
Follow Columbia baseball on Twitter (@CULionsBaseball) for check-ins daily and GoColumbiaLions.com will provide updates throughout the season.
Santa Barbara vs. SLO Head-to-Head Matchups
June 25-28, July 19, July 22-23
Seacoast vs. Wachusett Head-to-Head Matchups
June 20, June 22, July 3, July 12, July 16, July 30
Great Lakes Lake
Dan Harrington – Grand River Loggers
Will West – North Florida Black Sox
Sanford vs. Ocean State Head-to-Head Matchups
June 9, July 1
Sanford vs. Newport Head-to-Head Matchups
July 15, 17
Ocean State vs. Newport Head-to-Head Matchups
June 21-22, June 28, July 5, July 20, July 22
New York League
Ben Wereski – Olean Oilers
Michael Kuzbel – Herndon Braves