Cody Ege, a player with impressive hitting and pitching credentials from Cherokee, Iowa, has told Coach Dan McDonnell that he wants to play college baseball at the University of Louisville.

The center fielder batted over .450 at the plate this season, including eight home runs. As a pitcher, he has a 3-1 record with 92 strikeouts in 41 innings, including a 21-strikeout no-hitter.

Ege was brought up to the varsity as an eighth-grader. His team made the Class 2-A State tournament four consecutive seasons. He was a part of the school’s winning the state championship team in 2007, finishing in second place the following season, and making the semifinals last year.

Source: Des Moines Register

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By Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.