Kelowna Falcons

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For the second straight summer JT Williams (pictured) of the University California San Diego (UCSD) will join the Falcons beginning June 2nd.

The junior is in his first season at UCSD after a successful two year junior college career at Mt Hood Community College, managed by Falcons manager Bryan Donohue.

This spring Williams is hitting .389 in 11 games, collecting seven hits including a pair of doubles and four RBIs.  Defensively he has recorded 17 assists and six putouts.

Also joining the Falcons infield is freshman Matt Bottcher from the University of Illinois-Chicago.

The Romeoville, Illinois native lettered all four years at high school and served as the team captain for three seasons.

Last year he earned All-Southwest Prairie Conference honours and is a two-time All-Area honouree.

His major is undecided.

This spring as a freshman he has played in 16 games and has collected eight RBI, while defensively he has 18 putouts.

Utility player Cade Peters will be in Kelowna on June 2nd for the home opener against the Port Angeles Lefties after completing his first year at the University of California-Riverside.

After red-shirting last season Peters has been a solid contributor this spring for the Highlanders.  He’s hitting .292 with four doubles, two homers and 14 RBIs in his 30 appearances thus far.

The Stockton California native is a big strong left handed batter outfielder/infielder at 6’3 and 205lbs for Falcons manager Bryan Donohue.

All three infielder are preparing for the 2017 summer in the Okanagan.  Falcons’ season tickets are on sale now by calling the Falcons headquarters at 250-763-4100.1

Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography

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