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7 NCSA Baseball Players Competing in the 2017 College World Series

College World Series

It’s almost time for the College World Series to start, and we’re excited to watch some NCSA alumni hit the diamond, June 17-28! For baseball fans, this is the highlight of the college baseball season. In fact, more than 8 million fans have attended the College World Series in Omaha throughout the years.

This year, we’re looking forward to celebrating seven NCSA athletes and watching them play on this national stage:

Texas Christian University

Evan Skoug: This junior from Libertyville, Illinois, is a catcher from Texas Christian University.

Dalton Horton: A sophomore, Horton is a left-handed pitcher from Center, Texas.

Cal State Fullerton

Chris Ceballos: This catcher is a sophomore from Chins Hills, California.

Louisiana State

Jake Slaughter: A freshman infielder, Slaughter is from Monroe, Louisiana.

Texas A&M

Tim Lichty: A catcher from Reno, Nevada, Lichty is a current college junior.


Jacob Sparger: This right-handed pitcher and current junior is from Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Oregon State University

Jordan Britton: A left-handed pitcher, Britton is a current college freshman from Caldwell, Idaho.

The College World Series is the culmination of the NCAA D1 Baseball Championship Tournament. Eight teams battle to claim the coveted first place trophy and take their place in college baseball history. The College World Series will take place in Omaha, Nebraska, the home of this tournament since 1950. Good luck to all athletes—we’ve got our hotdogs and popcorn ready to go!

About the author
Kelly Mantick

Kelly Mantick is a writer at NCSA Next College Student Athlete.