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10 Bulls Playing In College Summer Leagues

June 16, 2017
By  USF

TAMPA, JUNE, 16, 2017 – The University of South Florida baseball team will have 10 members playing in collegiate summer leagues this year.

The Bulls will have representation in eight different college summer leagues. Players will be dispersed across the Cape Cod Baseball League, the Northwoods League, the Valley League, the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (PGCBL), the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL), the Coastal Plain League, the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) and the Collegiate League of the Palm Beaches (CLPB) in its inaugural season.

Northwoods League
Joe Genord (Lake Worth, Fla.) – Waterloo Bucks
David Villar (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) – La Crosse Loggers

The Valley League
Andrew Perez (Orlando) – Waynesboro Generals

Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League
Collin Sullivan (Randolph, Mass.) – Amsterdam Mohawks

New England Collegiate Baseball League
Cameron Montgomery (Windermere, Fla.) – Danbury Westerners
Matt Sellers (Vero Beach, Fla.) – Danbury Westerners

Coastal Plain League
Chris Chatfield (Riverview, Fla.) – Forest City Owls

Futures Collegiate Baseball League
Nick Cerelli (Tampa) – Brockton Rox

Cape Cod Baseball League
Garrett Zech (Naples, Fla.) – Wareham Gatemen

Collegiate League of the Palm Beaches
Carson Ragsdale (Wesley Chapel, Fla.) – Juno Beach Loggerheads

Each league has gotten under way, many of which began in early June.

Ragsdale has appeared in two games for Juno Beach and is hitting .429 with a homer and two RBI.

Chatfield is hitting .286 in four games with Forest City with a double and a run scored.

In the PGCBL for Waynesboro, Sullivan has logged 2.1 innings and has given up just one hit with four strikeouts.

In the Northwoods League, Genord is hitting .429 in two games for Waterloo with a double and a homer. Villar is hitting .316 in four games with a home run, four runs and four RBI for La Crosse.

About USF Baseball

The University of South Florida baseball team is one of the fastest rising programs in the country. Under the guidance of head coach Mark Kingston, the Bulls reached the NCAA Regionals in 2015 for the first time in 13 years and USF followed that success with a 42-19 2017 campaign and second regional trip in three years. The Bulls earned just their second and third wins over top-five teams with a 4-2 victory against then-No. 3 Florida State on Feb. 21 and 15-10 win at then-No. 5 Florida on May 9. The win over FSU was part of the best start in program history thanks to a 19-game winning streak, the second-longest in USF Baseball records. USF reached the 40-win mark for the first time since 1996 and entered the top-25 in the major collegiate baseball polls on May 1 for the first time since 2013.

The USF Baseball program has won five conference titles and the Bulls have made 12 NCAA appearances. Follow the baseball team on social media (Twitter | Facebook | Instagram), visit GoUSFBulls.com for the most up-to-date information, and purchase tickets for upcoming games at USFBullsTix.com. For tickets, contact the USF Ticket Office at 1-800-Go-Bulls or by going online to USFBullsTix.com.

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