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2016: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Registered three appearances totaling 1.1 innings in inaugural season of collegiate baseball... Made Division I debut in Minute Maid Park against No. 13 ranked TCU where he retired one of the two batters he faced... Worked a career-long 0.2 frames in a C-USA road game at UTSA... Final appearance was a third of an inning in the series finale against crosstown foe Houston... Dominated the Hampton's Collegiate League (Shelter Island) over the summer, where he was one of five Owls to be named in his summer league's all-star game... After posting a 2.53 ERA with a pair of saves and 43 strikeouts in 32.0 innings at Shelter Island, he was then "called up" to pitch in the prestigious Cape Cod League (Bourne).
High School -- A 2015 graduate of Hopewell Valley Central High School in Pennington, New Jersey... Two-year varsity baseball letterman under head coach Ken Harrison... Starting third baseman and (`submarine style') closer who helped lead the Bulldogs to a 19-7 record on the way to division and conference championships... Earned second-team All-Area selection by the Trentonian News... Batted .347 with 21 RBI in 26 games... Composite pitching stats (including prep and summer league teams) featured a 1.96 ERA and 0.946 WHIP in 50 innings over 16 mound appearances... Averaged 6.7 strikeouts per 9.0 innings... Outstanding student who maintained a 95.9 grade point average on a 100 scale... Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society... Was also an accomplished tennis player, earning a No. 1 ranking in the state for his age group in 2011-2012.
Personal -- Full name: Benjamin Thomas Schragger...Parents: John and Michelle Schragger of Titusville, N.J. (two sisters)... Father played college baseball at Rollins College... Mother played varsity soccer at James Madison... CEO of the national charity Cards2Kids, whose mission is to collect new and used sports cards, and distribute them to child-based organizations. College: McMurtry