UNCA Sends 16 to Summer Leagues

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 1, 2018) – The UNC Asheville baseball program announced on Wednesday that 16 players, spread across six leagues, have been assigned to summer college teams. Head coach Scott Friedholm (left) just completed his fourth season leading the Bulldogs after successful stints on the staffs at Boston College and the Naval Academy. Each spring his team hosts the Vs. Cancer game at McCormick Field as players shave their heads to help fund cancer research.

In baseball, UNCA competes in the Big South Conference.

The players, by league, include:

Cape Cod League: Greg Gasparro

Coastal Plain League: Andrew Friedholm, Jake Catalano, Danny Wilson, Joe Gruszka, Blake Brown

Southern Collegiate Baseball League: Jake Madole, Ben Nichols

New England Collegiate Baseball League: Carmine Pago, Brandon Lankford, Tripp Barfield

Valley Baseball League: Kole Harris, Anthony Cuozzi, Tyler Serricchio

North Carolina American Legion: Trey Jernigan

(photo courtesy UNCA Baseball)