After losing in the opening round of the Tournament last year Herkimer Rallied back through the losers bracket. Beating Niagara by 1 in 10 innings. Then they got revenge on Erie who beat them in the opening round. Then they beat Finger Lakes in two games outscoring them 23-5 and punching their second consecutive ticket to the National Tournament.
Previous Winners: ‘19 Herkimer, ‘18 Herkimer, ‘17 Niagara (National Runner Up), ‘16 Niagara
This year's group is lead by Herkimer taking home both Pre-Season Player and Pitcher. Dale Stanavich (Rutgers) brings home the Pre-Season Pitcher of the year along with being the #1 ranked Division 3 player in the country, A Pre-Season All-American, and National Pre-Season PItcher of the Year Honors. On the other side of the ball, Joe Novenche brings home the Pre-Season Player of the Year Honor. Joe also happens to be the #3 ranked Division 3 player in the country and the Preseason All-American Catcher.