Canadian Junior National Team name three Toronto Mets
Baseball Canada reveals invitees for Junior National Team Selection Camp
OTTAWA- Baseball Canada is pleased to announce the names of 22 athletes invited to the Junior National Team’s (U18) Selection Camp set to take place in Lismore, Australia from August 21 - 26.
Selection Camp will help determine the 20-player roster that will represent Canada at the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U18 Baseball World Cup in Gijang, South Korea from August 30 – September 8.
In Lismore, Canada will face the Australian U18 side in a six-game exhibition series as both countries prepare for the world championships.
Mets Alumni Noah Hull (Iowa Western) & Ryan Leitch (Marshall University) will participate in the selection camp and potentially the World Cup prior to starting their Freshman years in college while Mets 17U LHP Mitchell Bratt will be making his 5th trip with the JNT
“Selection Camp will allow the coaching staff an opportunity to evaluate players in a competitive environment before making final roster decisions,” said Head Coach, Greg Hamilton. “We’re fortunate to partner with Team Australia who always field a competitive team and for use of their baseball facilities in Lismore.”
All 22 players named to the roster have participated in previous events with the Junior National Team program.
-Head Coach Greg Hamilton (Ottawa, ON) leads the coaching staff that includes Chris Begg (Uxbridge, ON), Hyung Cho (Scarborough, ON) and Robert Fatal (Boucherville, QC).
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