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Battle Creek Bombers sign pair from Virginia Tech

Hokie’s Tom Stoffel (JR) and JD Mundy (FR) sign with Bombers

VT coverJD Mundy (left) and Tom Stoffel (right)

Battle Creek, Mich. – The OnStaff Group Recruiting Trail is bringing two players to the Battle Creek Bombers from Virginia Tech, left-handed pitcher/outfielder Tom Stoffel and infielder JD Mundy.

Tom Stoffel, a 5-foot-10 redshirt junior and Dayton, Ohio, native, joins the Bombers for his first season. Stoffel started in 41 games last season for the Hokies, hitting .278 with 35 RBIs, tying him for the team-lead in multi-RBI games with 11. Stoffel redshirted as a sophomore and played in 41 games his freshman season, starting 24 of them.  He attended Northmont High School, where he earned varsity letters all four years while also becoming the school’s all-time hits leader with 154. Stoffel is majoring in mechanical engineering. 

JD Mundy, a 6-foot freshman from Roanoke, Va., will join the Bombers for his first season.  Mundy attended Northside High School and earned varsity letters all four years. He enjoyed a very successful high school career. He was named a three-time first team all-district and all-state performer and was chosen as the 2016 recipient of the Ray Bellamy Award. As a senior, he was named the Timesland baseball Player of the Year after hitting .550 for the season, which included 33 hits, 10 doubles and five home runs.  Mundy is majoring in communications. 

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Fans can guarantee tickets to the team’s top weekend dates of the season by locking in the Bombers 5-game pack. Five-game packs are $59 and include the best seats at the team’s five best games with all-you-can-eat food and beverages and guaranteed giveaways. Fans can buy online by going to http://northwoodsleague.com/battle-creek-bombers/tickets/5-game-packs/. Fans can also call the team’s front office at (269) 962-0735 or by email tickets@battlecreekbombers.com

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The Battle Creek Bombers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 160 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.battlecreekbombers.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bombers as your favorite team.