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PGCBL alumni set to compete in CWS

Matt Thaiss (Watertown 2013) at TD Ameritrade Park, home of the College World Series (PC: NCAA Baseball):
06/22/2015 6:11 PM -

Three former PGCBL players are set to compete for Virginia in the College World Series against Vanderbilt.

Matt Thaiss, Ernie Clement and Jack Gerstenmaier are all on the Virginia roster, which will face off against Vanderbilt in a best-of-three series that begins Monday night at 8 p.m. on ESPN.

Thaiss played for the Watertown Rams in the summer of 2013. He hit .333 with a .667 slugging percentage and .455 on-base percentage for the West Division regular season champions.

The Jackson, New Jersey-native leads Virginia with a .337 average on the year in 64 games played, all starts. His .535 slugging percentage and .427 on-base percentage also lead the team. The sophomore was named to multiple All-American teams, including  a third-team All-American at catcher by Louisville Slugger.

Ernie Clement played for the Albany Dutchmen in the summer of 2014 and hit .322 in 19 games played. Clement stole seven bases and drove in nine runs.

The freshman has started 58 games, hitting at .243 with 6 doubles, 3 triples and a home run for Virginia. Clement has also driven in 21 RBIs and scored 25 runs. 

Jack Gerstenmaier led the Newark Pilots with a .337 batting average during the 2014 summer. He drove in 15 runs and also stole eight bases for the West Division champions. 

In 11 games played for Virginia this season, Gerstenmaier has hit .278 with a .316 on-base percentage.

You can watch the College World Series online at WatchESPN.com. Following Game One on Monday night, Game Two will be Tuesday night at 8 p.m. and Game Three will be Wednesday night at the same time, if necessary.

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