Spartans Wrap Up Summer Collegiate Leagues

Spartans Wrap Up Summer Collegiate Leagues

Spartanburg, S.C. – Several current and incoming members of the USC Upstate baseball team spent their summer playing in 10 different summer leagues. 

Three Spartans were named to All-Star teams in their respective leagues. Devon Ortiz earned a spot on the Coastal Plain League West Division All-Star Team. Blake Whitney was the starting pitcher for the North Division in the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL). Whitney would also see action in the prestigious Cape Cod League. Trey Van Der Weide participated in the Florida Collegiate League All-Star Game.

Statistics for returning and incoming players can be found below:

Jake Bourke-Cincinnati Steam-GLSCL (Click here for stats)

Charlie Carpenter
-Kalamazoo Growlers-NWL (Click here for stats)

Will Hardigree-Brookhaven Bucks-SBL (Click here for stats)

Drake Harris
-Carolina Vipers-SCBL (Click here for stats)

Sean Hupp-Altamonte Springs Scorpions-FCSL (Click here for stats)

Devon Ortiz-Asheboro Copperheads-CPL (Click here for stats)

Pat Raiff-Grand Lake Mariners-GLSCL (Click here for stats)

Chris Rodriguez-Clemente Baseball Club-ABCCL (Stats unavailable)

Russell Schwertfeger-Asheboro Copperheads-CPL (Click here for stats)

J.J. Shimko-North Adams SteepleCats-NECBL (Click here for stats)

Trey Van Der Weide-Altamonte Springs Scorpions (Click here for stats)

Will Wheeler-North Wake Fungo-CVL (Click here for stats)

Blake Whitney-North Adams SteepleCats/Bourne Braves-NECBL/CCL

(North Adams stats) (Cape Cod stats)

Dylan Wilkinson-Kernersville Bulldogs-CVL (Click here for stats)


ABCCL-Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League

CCL-Cape Cod League

CVL-Carolina Virginia League

CPL-Coastal Plain League

FCSL- Florida Collegiate Summer League

GLSCL-Great Lakes League

NECBL-New England Collegiate Baseball League

NWL-Northwoods League

SBL-Sunbelt League

SCBL-Southern Collegiate Baseball League