On the next episode of Offseason Chatter, we catch up with Collegiate National Team alum Jeff Criswell. Criswell talks about being invited to play for Team USA, what playing at the international level for the first time was like and continuing to follow in his Dad’s footsteps heading into professional baseball. Criswell also shares a few of his favorites from the USA Baseball Shop. Criswell played at the University of Michigan from 2018-2020 where he was named to the All-Big Ten First Team and helped the Wolverines reach the College World Series in 2019. He was also a member of Team USA’s Collegiate National Team in 2019 where he held his opponents to a .120 batting average through three appearances and earned a save on the mound.
On the second episode of Offseason Chatter, we catch up with two-time Women’s National Team alum Amanda Gianelloni. Gianelloni talks about what growing up playing baseball as a girl was like, her transitions in and out of the game, and her time on SportsCenter’s Top 10.