New London baseball preview
Q&A with head coach Tom Frederick
By Erik Buchinger
Number of years as head coach: Fourth.
Returning varsity athletes: Garrett Heise (12), Jake Hoier (12), Dylan Moeller (12), Will Wohlt (12), Kyle Wolf (12), Blake Dey (11), Logan Locy (11), Myles Parker (11), Brooks Griffin (10).
Athletes to watch: Eli Huntley (12), Connor Titterton (12), Landen Guyette (11), Briley Johnson (10), Tucker Kohl (10), Joe Kosmerchock (10).
Team goals/expectations: We expect to have a good year and compete in every game. Our expectations are high. Having said that, our goal is the same as last year, and that is to focus on the process and get better every day.
Team’s strengths: Pitching and defense. All team speed is much approved.
Team’s weaknesses: Last year, it was scoring runs. The kids are working really hard to make that a strength.
Team(s) to beat in conference: West De Pere, Xavier and Menasha.
Biggest games on the schedule: The next game.
What you want your athletes to get out of this season: A great sense of accomplishment.
Why fans should be excited for this year’s team: If the kids come together as a team and work hard to get better every day, they will be fun to watch.