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Reagan Todd, Tyler Williams among Sun Devils performing well in collegiate summer league play

A total of 15 Sun Devils are competing in collegiate summer leagues across the country this season.

Ryan Bafaloukos

It has been a hectic summer thus far for 15 members of the Arizona State baseball team who have been shipped all across the country as they look to improve their game in collegiate summer league play.

The majority of Sun Devils playing this summer will be incoming sophomores, as 11 players who just finished up their freshman seasons are currently playing. In addition to those 11, one junior, a pair of seniors, and one outgoing senior are also participating in summer ball.

It's been sophomore Tyler Williams who has been experiencing the most success offensively halfway through baseball's second season. While playing with the Academy Barons in the California Collegiate League, Williams has amassed a .231 average at the plate to go along with five RBIs and a home run.

Joining Williams in the CCL is sophomore southpaw Reagan Todd, who has spent time as a starter for the Santa Barbara Foresters after serving as a reliever for his freshman campaign with the maroon and gold. Todd has recorded a 2.04 ERA through three starts and 24 strikeouts in 22 total innings on the mound.

A pair of pitchers Arizona State pitchers the summer in the West Coast League - one of the top leagues for collegiate players out west. Both Zach Dixon and Gio Lopez have received work on the mound for the Bellingham Bells, although Dixon did have to leave the club last month. He had struck out five batters and given up two runs in 4.2 innings of work for Bellingham.

Lopez, on the other hand, as started three games and appeared in four more for the Bells. The sophomore has posted a 3.14 ERA in WCL play and has walked just six batters in 14-plus innings.

Three Sun Devils decided to stay home for the summer, participating in the Arizona Collegiate League. Seniors Daniel Williams and Zach Cerbo in addition to the recently graduated Eric Melbostad are all playing for the ACL's Lizards, which play the majority of their games in Scottsdale.

Melbostad is seeing the most success out of the three, recording a 2-0 record on the mound halfway through the year. The right-hander has a solid 2.45 ERA and has 20 strikeouts in 11 innings of work.

A full list of the 15 Arizona State products playing in collegiate summer leagues is below:

Northwoods League

Liam Jenkins, pitcher – Lakeshore Chinooks

Gage Canning, outfielder – Lakeshore Chinooks

Garvin Alston Jr., pitcher – Kalamazoo Growlers

Grant Schneider, pitcher – Kalamazoo Growlers

New England Collegiate Baseball League

Chris Isbell, pitcher – Vermont Mountaineers

Fitz Stadler, pitcher – Vermont Mountaineers

Jeremy McCuin, infielder – Vermont Mountaineers

Arizona Collegiate League

Zach Cerbo, catcher – Lizards

Daniel Williams, outfielder – Lizards

Eric Melbostad, pitcher Lizards

West Coast League

Zach Dixon, pitcher – Bellingham Bells

Gio Lopez, pitcher – Bellingham Bells

California Collegiate League

Reagan Todd, pitcher – Santa Barbara Foresters

Tyler Williams, outfielder – Academy Barons

Alaska Baseball League

Connor Higgins, pitcher – Mat-Su Miners