Jason Rausch honoured on MAAC 40th Year Roster

CAMBRIDGE - The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) is pleased to announce that former Kitchener Panther and IBL Top 100 member Jason Rausch has been honoured on the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) 40th Anniversary baseball team.

Rausch suited up for the Kitchener Panthers between 1988 to 1998 collecting many accolades including six all-star nods and was named the IBL League MVP in 1995. In 10 IBL season, Rausch collected a .338 average with 51 home runs and 184 RBI's.

A four-year letterwinner for the Griffins from 1990-93, Jason Rausch hit .374 in his time in Blue and Gold, which ranks fourth-best in school history. Rausch also ranks second in the school's record book in both career slugging percentage (.675) and on-base percentage (.478). A two-time All-MAAC honoree, Rausch was the program's all-time leader in home runs upon his graduation, and he also ranked second in career RBI and third in career batting average. He was inducted into the Canisius Sports Hall of Fame in 2004.

The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL), in its 102nd year of operation, is the best baseball league in Canada, boasting ex-major league professional and elite NCAA college baseball players. The IBL is the fifth-longest continually operated baseball league in the world and serves as a valuable training ground for coaches, umpires, and front office staff. More than 40 IBL players have advanced to Major League Baseball or returned to the IBL following their MLB careers. The league is comprised of teams from Barrie, Brantford, Kitchener, London, Toronto, Guelph, Welland, and Hamilton. For more information, visit www.theibl.ca.