Three Players from Faulkner University Sign with the Larks

BISMARCK, ND – Three players from No. 2 (NAIA) ranked Faulkner University in Montgomery, AL have signed to play for the Bismarck Larks. Pitchers Tyler Tungate and Junior Ramirez, along with infielder Austin Paschke will be on the roster for the team’s inaugural season.

Tyler Tungate is a junior right handed pitcher from Downey, CA. Tyler has a 7-0 pitching record this season, and he threw 7 strikeouts versus Bethel University on April 14. He previously attended Golden West College before transferring over to Faulkner University.

Junior Ramirez is a junior right handed pitcher from Queens, NY. Ramirez in his best performance of the season, threw 5 strikeouts in three innings, and only gave up 4 hits and 3 runs at 14 at bats versus Point University. Previously, Ramirez attended Indian Hills Community College before playing for Faulkner.

Infielder Austin Paschke is a junior from Glendale, AZ. Austin has batted in 4 home runs and 25 RBI’s in 2017.  His best performance was against Bethel University on April 14, where he hit a 3 run home run. Paschke is a transfer from student from Yavapai College.

The Faulkner University Eagles are 39-8 overall, and are first in SSAC conference play with a 14-4 record. They are also ranked No. 2 nationally in the NAIA rankings. Fans can watch this trio of top NAIA talent when the Larks start their inaugural season on May 30th. Ticket packages are still available on the team’s website


The Larks only have 250 Scheels 7-Game Packs left. Get them before they’re gone as quantities are limited. Lag onto, or call our front office 701-557-7600 to purchase a Scheels 7-Game Pack

The Bismarck Larks 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 (BOS), 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 or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Larks as your favorite team.