VOYAGERS

Norfolk Voyagers Baseball Club
Voyagers Schedule:

2018 TSL Remaining Schedule – revised 7/6/18

  •  Start
  • @ Sandbridge Seagulls
  • Away: Lakewood Park
  • Postseason Game
  •  Start
  • Complete Suspended Game
  • vs Sandbridge Seagulls
  • Home: Virginia Wesleyan
  • Postseason Game

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Tournament Format: Round Robin Bracket Play, followed by semi-finals and Championship.

2018 POSTOVE CUP CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT – July 5th – July 9th

All 11 teams have been drawn into 4 brackets (3 teams in 3 brackets, 2 teams in one bracket).

Bracket A: Legends, Sea Monsters, Daredevils;

Bracket B: Shredders, Hawks, Knights;

Bracket C: Fightin’ Crabs, Suns, Waves;

Bracket D: Voyagers, Seagulls;

Each bracket will play a round robin format, with each team playing the other two teams in their bracket. The team with the best record will advance from each bracket.*

*in the event of a tie, runs allowed will be the tie breaker. If runs allowed is used to break a three way tie, and two teams have the same runs allowed, then head to head results between those two clubs will break that tie.

The four teams who advance from bracket play will meet in head to head competition in our semi final games, with the winners advancing to the Postove Cup Championship game.

DAY DATE VISITOR HOME TIME SITE STATUS
Thur 5-Jul
RR Game 1 Fightin’ Crabs – 2 Suns – 3 1:00pm VWU completed
RR Game 2 Voyagers Seagulls 3:00pm LW rescheduled for Sat
RR Game 3 Shredders – 11 Hawks – 1 3:00pm LW completed
RR Game 4 Legends – 0 Sea Monsters – 18 6:00pm LW completed
Fri 6-Jul
RR Game 6 Suns – 4 Waves – 7 1:00pm VWU completed
RR Game 7 Sea Monsters Daredevils 4:00pm VWU rescheduled for Sun
RR Game 8 – susp Seagulls (1 – 2nd inn)  Voyagers (3 – 2nd inn) 3:00pm LW susp. Resched for Sun
RR Game 5 Hawks Knights 6:00pm LW rescheduled for Sun
Sat 7-Jul
RR Game 9 Waves Fightin’ Crabs 1:00pm VWU
RR Game 11 Knights Shredders 4:00pm VWU
RR Game 2 Voyagers Seagulls 3:00pm LW
RR Game 10 Daredevils Legends 6:00pm LW
Sun 8-Jul
RR Game 8 – complete suspended game Seagulls Voyagers 1:00pm VWU
RR Game 7 Sea Monsters Daredevils 4:00pm VWU
RR Game 5 Hawks Knights 3:00pm LW
Mon 9-Jul
Semi-Finals Gm 1 Bracket C Winner Bracket D Winner 1:00pm VWU
Semi-Finals Gm 2 Bracket A Winner Bracket B Winner 4:00pm VWU
Tue 10-Jul
Championship SF Gm 1 Winner SF Gm 2 Winner 2:00pm VWU
END OF SEASON

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SITE KEY:

Virginia Wesleyan University

5817 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

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Lakewood Park

1612 Willow Wood Drive, Norfolk, VA 23509

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Trant Field

586 N. Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

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Roster:

Player Name Position College Attending Class High School Hometown
Chris Gambert C/1B Bellarmine University Soph DuPont Manual HS Louisville, KY
Jacob Colbus C Shenandoah University Rookie Cape Henry Collegite Virginia Beach, VA
Kent Bingman C/INF Marymount University Rookie Kempsville HS Virginia Beach, VA
Hunter Holliday 2B/SS Jefferson Community College Fresh Camden HS Camden, NY
Keanu Walkush SS/RHP Bryant & Stratton – Wauwatosa Fresh Henry M. Jackson HS Everett, WA
Nick Melchiore SS/2B Houghton College Soph Camden HS Camden, NY
Winston Welter SS/3B Three Rivers CC Fresh Notre Dame HS Scott City, MO
Noah Cartwright 3B/OF/RHP Chowan University Fresh Northeastern HS Elizabeth City, NC
Eamonn Maher 1B/RHP Lehman College/C.U.N.Y. Junior Hastings on the Husdon HS Hasting on Hudson, NY
Cameron Reckling OF/1B/LHP George Mason Univ. / transfer from PHCC Fresh Princess Anne HS Virginia Beach, VA
Jacob Council OF/1B Bryant & Stratton College Rookie Windsor HS Zuni, VA
Larry McCabe – player/asst coach OF/1B Coker College Junior Cox HS Virginia Beach, VA
Ryan Lee OF/INF Marymount University Rookie Courtland HS Fredericksburg, VA
Ryan Shavers OF Patrick Henry CC Rookie Grassfield HS Chesapeake, VA
Dario Anderson II OF Wagner College Soph Clayton HS Clayton, DE
Braden Cox RHP/OF/1B Jefferson College Rookie Scott City HS Scott City, MO
Peter Feinman LHP/OF Babson College Fresh Princess Anne HS Virginia Beach, VA
John Hawley RHP/CIF Bryant & Stratton College Rookie First Colonial HS Virginia Beach, VA
Noah Floyd LHP/OF Marymount University Rookie Kings Fork HS Suffolk, VA
Turner Knight RHP Saddleback College Fresh American Fork HS American Fork, UT
Isaac Torres RHP undecided Veteran Manzanola HS Manzanola, CO
Clayton George Ditty RHP Bryant & Stratton College Rookie Princess Anne HS Virginia Beach, VA
Will Schaier RHP Virginia Tech Fresh Cape Henry Collegite Virginia Beach, VA
Ricky McCleod, Jr LHP Chowan University Fresh Kings Fork HS Suffolk, VA
Colby Lee RHP

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Head Coach: Gary Lavelle

With over twenty years of professional pitching experience under his belt, Coach Gary Lavelle will be an incredible asset to to the Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League and our players. He spent most of his his pro pitching career with the San Francisco Giants where he was twice named a National League All-Star and held the record for most game appearances as well as being listed in the top 10 for saves and wins.

Coach Lavelle also played pro ball for the Toronto Blue Jays and the Oakland Athletics before deciding to move from the mound to the coaches’ box, where he had a strong desire to work with youngsters in developing their baseball ability, sportsmanship and leadership.  As head coach of Greenbrier Christian Academy in Chesapeake, VA, Lavelle was named TCIS Conference Coach of the Year for six consecutive years, as well as a seven-time Virginia State Independent Schools Coach of the Year.  Lavelle’s team was a four-time winner of the Metro Conference Championship, a six-time winner of the Division I Virginia State Championship, and winner of the Division II Virginia State Championship in 1999.

In 2000, Coach Lavelle returned to the Big Leagues as a Pitching Coach for the New York Yankees where he culminated his career as the 2004 Eastern League All Star Game Pitching Coach. After five years with the Yankees, Lavelle decided to return to Greenbrier Christian Academy where he had found his true calling. Over the next 10 years, his team went on to win the Virginia Independent Schools State Championship four times and Lavelle was named Coach of the Year for each of those years.

Coach Gary Lavelle officially retired from Greenbrier Christian Academy at the end of the 2016 school year, and is currently the Head Baseball Coach of the Bryant & Stratton College Bobcats, where he continues to help develop and mentor young student athletes and is establishing what will become one of the premier junior college programs.

 

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Asst. Coach: Mitch Everett

Assistant Coach Mitch Everett is entering his first year of coaching in the TSL, and will be assisting Head Coach Gary Lavelle with the Voyagers this summer.

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