Dawgs sign All-Rookie Team Member for 2017!

The DiamondDawgs are pleased to announce the signing of All-Conference Rookie Team member Andrew Garcia from the University of New Haven!

“ We are very excited to have Andrew for the summer 2017 “, said DiamondDawgs owner and president Travis Heiser. ” Andrew is a big first baseman who was All-Conference selection as a true freshman. We have had great success with players from the University of New Haven and Andrew looks like a player that will be no different. We really like the fact that he comes highly recommended from his coaches as well as our former players. To be named to the all conference rookie team was a great accomplishment for him and we are excited to see what his sophomore campaign will bring him”.

“I’m very excited to play for the DIamondDawgs this summer it’s a great opportunity and a privilege to be apart of this squad! “, stated Garcia . “I’m ready to get there and work everyday and improve all aspects of my game. My main goal is to help this team win a championship all while coming out a better ball player! GO DAWGS!”

Please join us in welcoming Andrew to the DiamondDawgs Family!

Go Dawgs!

Andrew Garcia profile:

2016:
Northeast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team…Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll….Appeared in 31 games with 29 starts, hitting 298 with seven doubles, two triples, a home run and 18 RBI…NE10 Rookie of the Week in back-to-back weeks (4/11, 4/18)…Had four hits against Merrimack (4/10)…Connected on his first career homer at Le Moyne (4/30)…Delivered a pair of doubles and three RBI at So. Conn. State (4/27).

High School:
Won All-League Championship sophomore, junior, and senior