ATLANTA -- Coming off an outstanding freshman season, Georgia State pitcher Hunter Gaddis has been invited to the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Trials.
Gaddis is a 6-5 right-hander from Canton, Ga. (Sequoyah High School) who was the Panthers' top pitcher as a rookie with a 4-4 record and a 3.76 ERA in 2017. Pitching in the weekend rotation for the majority of the season, he led the team with 67 strikeouts against 19 walks in 75 innings, and he held opposing hitters to a .227 batting average.
The 2017 Collegiate National Team will train at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C, and compete in a series of games with teams from the Coastal Plains League from June 20-25.
After the final Collegiate National Team roster is announced June 26, the U.S. will host international friendship series against Chinese Taipei and Cuba from June 27-July 7, in Cary, Charlotte and Durham, N.C., followed by the 41st USA vs. Japan College All-Star Series in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.
The Chinese Taipei and Cuba series will be streamed live on USABaseball.com. Follow @USABaseball and @USABaseballCNT on Twitter for all of the latest news on USA Baseball and the Collegiate National Team.