The Bend Elks are welcoming 12 players back for the 2016 season in a chase for another WCL title.
It is rare for any WCL team to have multiple returning players year after year, but, the success and support of the hometown have drawn 12 players back to Bend for another season. Bend Elks General Manager and new Head Coach Casey Powell had this to say on the subject;
“With about a dozen returning players off last years championship team, it’s exciting to know that we will have a good core nucleus of players. A lot of those guys will be expected to be leaders in our clubhouse and lead by example and show what is expected of the players on and off the field.”
As the season draws nearer, we are excited for the return of our beloved players and the return of Bend Elks Baseball!
Those returning include:
- Louis Wolf Oregon Institute Of Technology
- Tommy Lane Marshall University
- Jarod Gonzales Gonzaga
- Derek Chapman Washington State University
- Patt Flynn Utah
- Sam Boone Shoreline Community College
- Jake Forrester Central Washington
- Mack Gaul Central Washington
- Kris Jackson Chemeketa Community College
- Riley Newman Linfield
- Nate Hunter Mt. Hood Community College
- Billy King Oregon State University
The full 2016 roster will be released shortly.