Former Red Sox & Royal Mendham named Canadian Baseball Network Player of the Year

Cambridge - The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) is pleased to announce that former Guelph Royals and Brantford Red Sox David Mendham has been named as the 2020 Canadian Baseball Network college Player of the Year.

Mendham, who suited up for the Red Sox in 2018 and the Guelph Royals in 2019 has gone on to have a very impressive career thus far.

In this shortened spring Mendham led all Canadian collegiate players in hits with 36, was second with 10 doubles,  third in RBIs with 26 and third with an OPS of 1.401.

Mendham joins fellow IBL alumni Connor Panas (2015) in earning the Canadian Baseball Networks annual award. Other notable winners are current IBL players Marcus Knecht (2010) and Kevin Atkinson (2007).

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