INA, Ill. (Aug. 4, 2017) – Rend Lake College Baseball has a host of Warriors moving on to continue their careers at the next level. In total, 10 from RLC’s 2017 team will be competing on the diamond next season at the four-year-level.
Sam Troyer (Goshen) has committed to play for University of Evansville. Troyer finished the regular season leading the NJCAA in being hit by pitches. He finished fourth nationally in stolen bases with 39.
Tanner Maskey (Springfield) has committed to play for Southern Nazarene University. Over 45 games, Maskey averaged .267 with 14 RBIs.
Jake Vernon (Elkhart, Ind.) has committed to play for Southern Nazarene University. Vernon hit .280 on the season with 18 RBIs and 24 runs.
Jack Wolfe (Orland Park) has committed to play for Eastern Illinois University. Wolfe tossed 67.1 innings with a 4.81 ERA and 51 punch outs.
Ostin Clark (Camden, Ind.) has committed to play for Kentucky Wesleyan. Clark hit .264 with 26 RBIs and 24 runs.
TJ Satterly (Louisville, Ky.) has committed to play for Morehead State University. Scatterly recorded 71 innings pitched with a 2.92 ERA and 81 Ks and four complete games.
Zach Zarifian (Beach Park) has committed to play for University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Bailey Schimpf (Zeigler) has committed to play for the University of Lindenwood-Belleville. Schimpf hit .273 with the Warriors last season over 23 games. He had an on base percentage of .353.
Blake Deatherage (O’Fallon) has committed to play for Southern Baptist University. Deatherage had 18 RBIs over 39 games with 21 hits. He also drew 17 walks. On the mound, Deatherage tossed 33 innings with a 3-3 record. He carried a 2.45 ERA and recorded 42 strikeouts.
Jay Benard (Metropolis) has committed to play for Trevecca Nazarene University. Benard pitched 22.2 innings for the Warriors. He carried a 3-2 record with a 3.57 ERA and 16 strikeouts.