|Summer Baseball Assignments|
WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW will send 15 players to nine different teams in six leagues across the nation as summer collegiate baseball opens this week.
The Coastal Plain League will be the destination for a bulk of the players with eight players joining four clubs in the 14-team circuit. The hometown Wilmington Sharks will host Stephen Linkous, Will Shepley and Christian Wolfe while Martinsville will also welcome three Seahawks in Clay Lockamon, Matt Meaready and Gavin Stupienski. Whitman Barnes and Justin Carroll will play for Morehead City and Wilson, respectively.
Pitcher Jared Gesell will head to New England where he’ll play for the Vermont Mountaineers of the New England Collegiate League.
Rounding out the summer assignments is Teddy Cillis, who will play for the Glens Fall Golden Eagles in the Perfect Game Summer League in upstate New York.