Tag: Rocky Mountain U

Canada Wins First Summer College Tournament

Team Canada won the inaugural Summer College Tournament today, edging a tough Dominican Republic side 6-5 after having dropped a game to them in an earlier phase of the double-elimination playoff.

Catcher Bernard Morgan came through in a big way for the Canadians, going 2-for-5 in the final showdown, scoring once. Morgan hit .367 during the tournament, including 2 doubles in his 11 base hits. The Collège Cardinal Richelieu player can now celebrate his 21st birthday with an adult beverage before coming back home from Los Angeles, where the tournament made its debut, though as a Quebecker he’s more than likely had celebratory beverages many times before.

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Morton Rocks It in Vermont Series

Dan Morton (SS), Rocky Mtn U – Junior

Dan Morton is a 21 year old junior with Rocky Mountain U’s Steamwheelers, but already he’s showing power and contact that could shake up the college leagues.

Morton was 4-for-7 with 2 HR’s, 2 runs and 3 RBIs in the opening series against Vermont Botanical Academy this week. In the opening game, he was 2-for-4, hitting in a runner to score and stealing a base in the 6th inning. Then, he was 2-for-3 the next day, with both of his hits coming as solo homers, and improving to a .571 average. Continue reading “Morton Rocks It in Vermont Series”