Brothers in arms and international players will be wearing NightOwls blue and yellow and battling for Nanaimo at Serauxmen Stadium this summer.
The list of those who officially became NightOwls today:
- IF Elijah Ickes, University of Hawaii, 6-0/175, Wahiawa, HI
- OF Reid Little, St. Martin’s University, 5-10/195, Bellingham, WA
- RHP Andrew Veniard, FSCJ, 6-0/195, Jacksonville, FL
- RHP Brian Veniard, Arkansas State, 6-4/185, Jacksonville, FL
- RHP Kotaro Uchida, Missouri Valley College, 5-7/180, Saituma, Japan
- LHP Ricchter Castillo, Pikeville, 6-0/214, Maracay, Venezuela
- LHP Riley Paulino, Pikeville, 5-11/175, Fife, WA
- C Sammy Torres, Pikeville, 5-9/160, , Yuaco, Puerto Rico
- RHP Jaxon Christensen, College of Southern Idaho, 6-0/175, Pocatello, ID
“Kat”, as Kotaro Uchida is known, is a returning player who hails from Japan now at Missouri Valley College. Kat was 3-1 with a 5.94 ERA and two saves in 10 appearances in 2022.
Ickes is a strong draft prospect from Hawaii who has committed to the University of Hawaii, while Little is a mainstay in the outfield for the Div2 program at St. Martin’s. Christensen is a reliever who has been used to close games at CSI.