CAMBIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard baseball team will be sending 17 players nationwide this summer to take part in NCAA-sanctioned wood bat baseball leagues in preparation for the 2011-12 season.
The Hawaii Collegiate Baseball League will also see an influx of Harvard players once again this season as Robert Wineski, Jordan Haviland and Kyle Larrow take to the big island with various teams yet to be assigned.
The New England Collegiate Baseball League will also get three Harvard players. Marcus Way will play for the new Old Orchard (Maine) program, Matt Doyle will pitch for the Bristol (Conn.) Collegiate and Sam Dodge will pitch for the New Bedford Bay Sox.
The California Collegiate League and Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League will each receive two Harvard players. Peter Kaplan and Steven Dill will play in the Hamptons League for teams yet to be assigned; meanwhile in the California Collegiate League, the Orange County Pioneers will be home to Conner Hulse and Danny Moskovits.
Joey Novak will pitch for the Duluth Huskies in the Northwoods League while Jake McGuiggan will play for the Watertown Wizzard of the Perfect Game Collegiate League; Jeff Hajdin will play for the Licking County Settlers in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League; Baron Davis will pitch for the North Texas Copperheads of the Texas Collegiate League and Jack Colton will play for the Martha's Vineyard Sharks in the newly-formed Futures Collegiate Baseball League.