Colonels send 14 on summer baseball assignments around the country

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The Nicholls State University baseball season won’t play another game until February.

But that’s not stopping the Colonels from seeing lots of live action over the summer.

Colonels coach Seth Thibodeaux announced this week that 14 of his players have earned roster spots on eight different summer ball clubs around the country.

Around the country, several summer leagues are held – each affording collegiate players around the country a chance to stay sharp in their craft, while waiting for school to begin again in the fall.

Thibodeaux said the leagues are priceless to college baseball programs – especially for younger guys who don’t often get consistent chances to hit, field or pitch during the grind of the season.

“It’s huge for the underclassmen,” Thibodeaux said. “What this does is it allows them to get at-bats every day and learn how to play when you’re really tired and sore and not feeling your best. There’s pitchers from all over the place, so you get to see a bunch of arms. There’s not a lot of coaching that goes on in terms of technique. The coaches there are doing managerial things and managing the games. But it’s a great avenue for our guys to be able to work on the things they work on here, get better and then bring that back to our team.”

Nicholls’ summer assignments are below.

Kyle Knauth – Wareham Gateman, Cape Cod League

Cayden Hatcher – Edenton Steamers, Coastal Plains League

Christian Suk – Licking County Settlers, Great Lakes League

Bryan Taylor – Licking County Settlers, Great Lakes League

Zach Autin – Liberal BeeJays, Jayhawk League

Gage Teer – Liberal BeeJays, Jayhawk League

Jackson Crochet – Clarinda A’s, Mink League

Logan Alleman – Mankato Moondogs, Northwoods League

Austin Bollinger – Mankato Moondogs, Northwoods League

Ethan Vandez – Mankato Moondogs, Northwoods League

Brady Bell – Acadiana Canecutters, Texas Collegiate League

Dillon Belle Viel – Covington Lumberjacks, Valley League

Lee Clark – Covington Lumberjacks, Valley League

Jarred Scott – Covington Lumberjacks, Valley League

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