Varsho Named Summer Collegiate All-American
By David Keech
August 29, 2016
Wisconsin Rapids – Perfectgame.org has announced its awards for summer collegiate baseball, and Wisconsin Rapids Rafters’ star relief pitcher Garret Schilling of Xavier University was named to the third team. Schilling led the Northwoods League with 18 saves, striking out 40 in 28.1 innings, while only walking 8 batters.
Daulton Varsho, a graduate of Marshfield Area Senior High, and attending UW-Milwaukee, was named to the First Team, batting .321 and hitting 15 home runs, while also swiping 26 bases.
Steele Walker(Oklahoma) received Honorable Mention honors, batting.406 for the Woodchucks, hitting 7 home runs.
The link to the full list of all 2016 Summer Collegiate All-Americans can be found here: http://www.centralwisconsinsports.net/2016/08/rafters-schilling-woodchucks-walker-marshfields-varsho-named-summer-collegiate-americans/
The Eau Claire Express are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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 150 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visitwww.eauclaireexpress.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Express as your favorite team.