The Valparaiso University baseball program has announced the addition of five incoming freshmen for the 2021-2022 academic and athletic year. Christian Hack (Tinley Park, Ill. / Tinley Park), Grant Ross (Pewaukee, Wis. / Pewaukee), Connor Lockwood (Libertyville, Ill. / Libertyville), Ryan Maka (Oak Forest, Ill. / Oak Forest) and Patrick Ilitch (Harper Woods, Mich. / IMG Academy) have signed to join head coach Brian Schmack’s program.
Like everything else for everyone in the country and across the world, baseball looks a little different this year for former Valparaiso University standout Scott Kapers.
Pitching went from an afterthought to a profession for former Valparaiso University baseball player Karch Kowalczyk during his time on campus.
When he finished out his collegiate baseball career at Valparaiso University in 2016, pitcher Ryan Fritze thought his playing days were done.
The Valparaiso University athletic department continues to haul in academic honors for its collective success in the classroom throughout the 2019-2020 academic year.