NITRO ALUMS KAVADAS AND POLAND NAMED COLLEGE PRE-SEASON ALL-AMERICANS
Indiana Nitro alums Niko Kavadas and Jared Poland have been named to the 2nd Team of the Perfect Game / Rawlings Pre-Season All-American Teams.
Kavadas, a senior 1B at Notre Dame is from Granger, IN and a 2017 Penn High School graduate. Kavadas led Notre Dame last season with 7 HR’s and 17 RBI’s.
Kavadas was a Baseball America Pre-Season Third Team All-American in 2020, a D1 Baseball ACC Top Prospect 2020 Draft, and 2020 Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (March 2) and 2018 ACC Player of the Week (May 7).
Poland, a junior RHP / INF at Louisville is from Fishers, IN and a 2018 Cathedral High School graduate. He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox out of HS in 2018, and is a two way player at Louisville.
Poland appeared in 13 games for Louisville last season, prior to the season being halted due to COVID-19; starting nine at 2B. He hit .281 with 4 doubles, a HR and 7 RBI’s. He also made five appearances on the mound.