It’s a big time for former Union High School pitcher and quarterback, Ryan Hall. The former ace on the mount for the Spartans is in his second season playing baseball at Brunswick Community College, and is firing on all cylinders. The result? Helping his team earn a trip to the JUCO World Series and an offer to play Division 1 baseball next season.
Hall is taking the offer as well, as he is set to play at Presbyterian College next season. Hall recently committed to play for the Blue Hose next year, and it thankful for how everything has fallen into place.
“I am really excited about committing and looking forward to it,” said Hall. “As for right now, we just won Region 10 last weekend, and are headed into the JUCO World Series, so that is really exciting as well.”
Out of high school, Hall headed to Brunswick, knowing he would pitcher there. After a lot of hard work on and off the field, he was able to amass a 4-1 record throughout his first season. This season, Hall is 6-1, and has his eyes set on the JUCO World Series, which will be held in Oklahoma next week.
“I am looking forward to the World Series and to furthering my baseball career at Presbyterian,” he said. “Each way, I’ll be competing against some big teams, and some really good teams. That in itself will help me to reach my full potential as a baseball player.”
Hall also recalled his time at Union as a good experience, and alluded to some good playoff runs that they were able to make. He noted that he felt that it prepared him for where he is today.
Union head coach Josh Rackley was very pleased with his former player and all of his accomplishments.
“The coaches at Union are very proud of Ryan,” said the Spartan head man. “Ryan has an insatiable hunger for the game of baseball and an amazing work ethic towards improving his game. I am so very glad to see that all of the unseen hours of work have paid off for him and I couldn’t be any happier for the kid.”
Hall continued to come back to the word “excited” when talking about the many opportunities surrounding his career right now.
“I am just excited and thankful,” he smiled. “It is a great opportunity. I want to thank God, my family, ad the coaches that have helped me get to where I am today.”
Reach Adam Capps at 910-214-9585