|Serra Little League News
Two former Serra players
scheduled to pitch against each other in NCAA game
talent to play Division 1 collegiate baseball, so when a Serra Little League
alumnus makes it to that level we take notice. To have to former players face
each other in an NCAA game is just down right incredible. That's exactly what
will happen on Wednesday, March 9th when former Serra players Drew Strotman and
Ross Slaney will oppose each other as starting pitchers when St Mary's visits
San Jose State University.
The two players have been named as probable
starters when their respective teams face each other. .
senior pitcher for the Spartans, played for Serra from 2006 to 2008. The
Sunnyvale native has appeared in 45 games for the Spartans over his 4-year
career and made six starts over his first three campaigns. He is one of only
two seniors to have played all four years at San José State.
Strotman is a sophomore for the Gaels and played for Serra from 2004-2006. He
appeared in 19 games as a freshman, starting 4 of those games. Strotman
compiled a 2-3 record with an 8.57 ERA and pitched 34.2 innings, striking out
25 while walking 18 last season for St Marys.
Both players were All
Stars for Serra and are graduates of Homestead High School in Sunnyvale.
Their game starts at 6pm on Wednesday.