Will Producing in Summer League

Will Producing in Summer League

LANCASTER, Pa. – Matt Will, a rising senior shortstop at Franklin & Marshall, is spending his summer months playing for the Lehigh Valley Catz in the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League (ACBL).  The two-time Centennial Conference First Teamer is currently hitting .375, which leads the team and ranks second in the league. Will has started at shortstop and saw playing time a both second and third base. He currently has a .985 field percentage and earned a spot on league's All-Star Team.

The ACBL is comprised of 13 teams with three divisions.  The league has a 35 game regular season schedule from the beginning of June until the end of July.  The ACBL is one of only nine summer leagues in existence across the country that is supported and sanctioned by Major League Baseball and the NCAA. The ACBL is a summer wooden bat league and is in its 42nd year of existence this summer and has produced many current and former major leagures' including Craig Biggio, Jamie Moyer, Matt Morris, Rick Cerone, Frank Viola and Pat Kelly.  Joe Madden, the manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, is also an ACBL alum.