BALLWIN, Mo. – SIUE’s Austin Verschoore and Jared Bednar played in the recent St. Louis Metro Collegiate Baseball League All-Star game.
The duo both play for the Rebels under coach Kevin Moulder. The team earned the No. 3 seed for the Metro Collegiate Playoffs. The winner of the four-team tournament will qualify for the National Amateur Baseball Federation July 31-Aug. 3 in Toledo, Ohio.
Verschoore has been one of the top players in the league with a .396 batting average including two home runs and 12 runs batted in during 15 games. He also has a 1-0 record in three pitching appearances.
Bednar leads the Rebels pitching staff with a 3-0 record, a 2.24 earned run average and 28 strikeouts in 25 innings pitched.