YSU Baseball Players Begin Summer Season

Tanner Montgomery
Tanner Montgomery

Ten returning members of the Youngstown State baseball team will be active in various leagues across the country this summer as they prepare for the 2017-18 season at YSU.

Four of the 10 Penguins are playing in the Northwoods League, which is based out of Minnesota. Kyle Benyo is playing for the Green Bay Bullfrogs, Gary Clift Jr. is playing for the Kenosha Kingfish, Collin Floyd is pitching for the Mankato Moondogs, and Andrew Kendrick is suiting up for the Wisconsin Woodchucks.

Gino DiVincenzo (Juno Beach Loggerheads) and Anthony Santoro (Palm Beach Snowbirds) are both playing in the Collegiate League of the Palm Beaches. The other Penguins in summer collegiate leagues include Trey Bridis in the Prospect League (Lafayette), Alex Bellardini in the Perfect Game League (Geneva), Lou Cardona in the Tri-State Collegiate League (Creekside) and Tanner Montgomery in the Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League (Fuquay-Varina).

There will also be as many as 23 incoming Penguins playing in various leagues as well.

Below is a table of the returning Penguins who are playing in collegiate leagues and links to their summer teams.

Student-Athlete Summer League Team Website
Alex Bellardini Perfect Game League Geneva RedWings http://genevaredwings.com/
Kyle Benyo Northwoods League Green Bay Bullfrogs http://northwoodsleague.com/green-bay-bullfrogs/
Trey Bridis Prospect League Lafayette Aviators http://www.lafayettebaseball.com/
Lou Cardona Tri-State Collegiate League Creekside Crocodiles http://www.tsclb.com
Gary Clift Jr. Northwoods League Kenosha Kingfish http://northwoodsleague.com/kenosha-kingfish/
Gino DiVincenzo Collegiate League of the Palm Beaches Juno Beach Loggerheads https://goo.gl/ErSz6I
Collin Floyd Northwoods League Mankato Moondogs http://northwoodsleague.com/mankato-moondogs/
Andrew Kendrick Northwoods League Wisconsin Woodchucks http://northwoodsleague.com/wisconsin-woodchucks/
Tanner Montgomery Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League Fuquay-Varina Twins http://www.fvtwins.org/
Anthony Santoro Collegiate League of the Palm Beaches Palm Beach Snowbirds https://goo.gl/hbfqkg