Goldey-Beacom’s baseball team has seen two of its players continue to excel in summer ball.
Senior Edwin Lee, of La Plata, Maryland, and Prince George’s Community College, made the Corn Belt League All-Star Team for the Omaha, Nebraska, Blue Bombers and has seen extensive playing time. He is batting .288 with four doubles, four triples, 17 RBI and 21 hits over 24 games.
Lee, a season ago for the Lightning, ended 61st in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference with a .340 slugging percentage, 20th with two triples, 49th with 18 RBI, seventh on the team with 21 hits, tied for fourth with 18 RBI, tied for second with five doubles, tied for second with two triples and sixth with 17 runs. He made 27 starts at first base and played 35 games.
Senior Keegan Marsden, of Stratford, Ontario, and Kalamazoo Valley Community College, also made his mark with the Fort McMurray, Alberta, Giants in the Western Major Baseball League. He led the league in walks and closed fourth with nine home runs.
Marsden, a season ago, was one of two for GBC to start 45 games. He ended 87th in the nation with 0.67 walks per game, 16th in the CACC with 10 doubles, seventh with 42 runs, eighth with five home runs, 16th with a .410 on base percentage, 17th with a .455 slugging percentage, fourth on the team with 38 hits and tied for sixth with 16 RBI. Marsden also recorded the first home run and four-hit game in program history in addition to being its first base runner.
GBC won the sport’s CACC Sportsmanship Award, given to the team which best displays class, character, sportsmanship and competitive spirit. The conference presents one such award for every sport each academic year.