Tuesday, September 17, 2019
4 Players Awarded Department Baseball Scholarships
Four American Legion Baseball players won scholarships from the Department Baseball program, Baseball Chair Bruce Mayfield announced.
Braden Hoffman of Ilion, NY was awarded a first-place $1000 scholarship. His application was submitted to National American Legion for further consideration. He plans to pursue a teaching degree at SUNY College at Cortland, then a master’s degree, so he can teach school and coach sports. Braden was in the top 10 percent of his class at Central Valley Academy.
Three other players received $500 scholarships. They are:
• Sean Liquori of Thiells, NY. He plans to major in business and play baseball at SUNY Oneonta. Sean was in National Honor Society and played varsity baseball at North Rockland High School.
• Samuel LoTempio of Eden, NY. He plans to pursue computer engineering at University of Buffalo. Samuel played varsity soccer and baseball at Eden High School and attended American Legion Boys State in 2018.
• Tyler Kopolow of Binghamton, NY. He plans to major in business and play baseball at Keuka College. Tyler was in the National Honor Society and played varsity golf and baseball at Binghamton High School.