Elmira Pioneers Add Four to the Roster
Two from Wofford & Two from Mississippi StateWednesday, May 23, 2018 | Categories:
Elmira, N.Y. — The Elmira Pioneers are excited to announce the signing of four more players two from Wofford College, Jake Dippold and Colin Davis and two from Mississippi State, Jordan Westburg and Owen Lovell will all be suiting it up for the Pioneers this summer.
Jake Dippold, a 6’3”, 185-pound, left hander pitcher will be joining the Elmira Pioneers.Dippold, hails from Syracuse, NY. Dippold was a four-year starter at Solvay High School, in his senior season he had a 1.47 ERA in 41 innings pitched with 62 Strikeouts and a 3-1 record. The Pioneers expect big things from Dippold this summer.
Colin Davis, a 6’1”, 180-pound, outfielder is from Roswell, GA. Davis during his senior year at Blessed Trinity Catholic High School hit .421 with 56 hits, 61 RBIs and ten home runs. With Wofford this season Davis has been impressive with a .306 average and ten home runs. Assoc. Pioneers Coach Brian Hill is very impressed and excited to have Dippold on the roster.
Jordan Westburg is a 6’3”, 202-pound, freshman infielder from New Braunfels, TX. Westburg is a great young prospect, Westburg was a first team All-State shortstop in both 2016 and 2017, and was named District 27 MVP after betting .457 with 13 doubles, three triples, four home runs, 22RBIs, 36 runs and 33 walks as a senior at New Braunfels. “Jordan will be an exciting player to watch this summer” stated Pioneers Manager/Coach Matt Burch.
Owen Lovell is a 6’5” 225 pound first baseman with major talent. Owen hails from Cullman, AL. In his senior year at Cullman High, Owen had a ,427 average with 56 hits and 44 RBIs.
The Elmira Pioneers, are getting ready for the 2018 Season. Home Opening Weekend is Friday June 1st and Saturday June 2nd, both games will have Post Game Fireworks!!! Friday June 1st is Opening Night vs. the Newark Pilots, there will be a lot of fun festivities, with free Silverline Construction Batting Helmets, and Post Game Fireworks. On Saturday June 2nd your Elmira Pioneers will play the Jamestown Jammers and it is Free t-shirts courtesy of Hilliard, with Post Game Fireworks. Season tickets and game tickets are now on sale call 607-734-2690 for your tickets. Visit the Pioneers web site – www.elmirapioneers.com for all the latest news on your Elmira Pioneers.