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These are the collegiate players that make up the Fayetteville SwampDogs.

Nick Blackburn

Blackburn finished the 2013 season with a 2-1 record and he led all Illinois freshmen with six starts. He struck out 18 batters and walked 11 in his 38.1 innings of work. He was listed as the No. 21 prospect in the state of Illinois out of high school and

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Jacob Spring

Spring led the team with 50 games played in his freshman season. He batted .266, led the team with five home runs and was second on the team with 32 RBIs. He also had nine doubles and 29 runs. In high school, he was honored as a 2012 All-State selection a

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John Rooney

Rooney is the co-captain of Siena and he has quickly emerged as one of the league’s best outfielders, especially thanks to his strong arm, above average speed and .273 career hitting. He batted .258 on the season with 21 RBIs, 32 runs, and nine stolen b

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Bill Bereszniewicz

Bereszniewicz started in all 30 games he played in and batted .265 with eight RBIs and 21 runs scored. He was fourth on the team with a .364 on-base percentage. In 2012, he batted lead off and started in 49 games in center field. He led the Bearcats with

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Geoff Soja

This past season, Soja led the team with 24 bullpen appearances and six saves in 38.2 innings. He struck out 32 batters and allowed just one long ball all season to help aid his 2-2 record and 4.19 ERA. Opponent’s batting averages were around the .270 m

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Parker McDaniel

After playing two seasons with Kansas City Community College, McDaniel pitched his junior year out of the bullpen for the Hornets. He appeared in ten games and tossed 14 strikeouts in 8.1 innings. He only allowed runs in three of the ten games he pitched

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Kevin Archbold

Archbold recently completed his third year at the University at Albany. He appeared in 11 games this season and had two starts. He struck out 31 batters and led the team with a 1.06 strikeout per inning average. In 2012, he made eight appearances and allo

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Chad Whitehead

As a junior, he batted .322 with 16 RBIs in 30 games. In high school he was a two-time All State consesus selection and he batted .455 with seven home runs and 40 RBIs to help the Lawrence Warriors win their second consecutive state title. He also went 6-

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Tyler Moore

Moore finished his freshman season batting .290 with ten extra base hits. He drove in 23 runs and caught 13 runners stealing.  

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Chase Rader

Rader finished his first year of collegiate baseball hitting .310 and driving in 33 runs while scoring 50 runs. He led the team with 42 stolen bases as a first baseman. Follow him on Twitter @CdRader_23

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