ETSU’s Owenby to compete in College Home Run Derby


OMAHA, NE- The TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby unveiled its 8 competitors Monday afternoon, and one of those eight is from ETSU.

Bucs’ catcher Hagen Owenby will compete in the home run derby, which takes place this Sunday in Omaha, Nebraska. Owenby lead the Bucs with 17 home runs this past season with a team leading .374 batting average.

The last Buc to compete in the home run derby was back in 2011, when Dylan Pratt finished as the runner-up. In 2010, ETSU’s Paul Hoilman won the home run derby title with 12 home runs in the final round. The 2016 derby will be aired on Espn2 on Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

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