A player from Australia swipes second base against Mexico during the 2009 12u Major/70 Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, MD.
ABERDEEN, Md. – Australia recently announced the roster of players that they will send to the 2012 12u Major/70 Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, Md.
Players earn the right to represent Australia through nominations from State/Territory Associations for exceptional performance on the baseball diamond.
The roster was announced on the official Australia Baseball website.
Here is your Team Australia for the 2012 Cal Ripken World Series:
Alexander Barling of VICTORIA
Jordan Barnett of VICTORIA
Wade Chant of SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Ricky Deeble of QUEENSLAND
Mitchell Driver of NEW SOUTH WALES
Alex Hall of WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Dermot Fritsch of QUEENSLAND
Conor Laverty of QUEENSLAND
Sebastian McAlister of NEW SOUTH WALES
Jack O’Loughlin of SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Flynn Stallworthy of NEW SOUTH WALES
Jess Williams of WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Griffin Weber of SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Jett Wright of WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Jamie Young of VICTORIA
Head Coach: Bob Nilsson of QUEENSLAND
Pitching Coach: Lionel Harris of NEW SOUTH WALES
Assistant Coach: Dean Marnell of VICTORIA
Executive Officer: David West of QUEENSLAND
Team Australia also added on their website, “The Cal Ripken World Series program remains a very effective early talent identification tool for our sport and the Australian Baseball Federation is committed to our relationship with the Babe Ruth League and invitation to represent at the CRWS; ‘Where the World Comes to Play’.”