Bandits, Svekis agree to one-year extension

ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have signed catcher Gwen Svekis to a one-year extension, team officials announced Wednesday morning. Svekis, whom the Bandits selected third overall in the 2018 NPF Draft, appeared in 19 games as a rookie, batting .269 with one home run and six RBI. She sported a spotless 1.000 fielding percentage behind the…

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Svekis named recipient of Tom Hansen Medal

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Chicago Bandits first-year catcher Gwen Svekis has been named the female recipient of the Tom Hansen Medal, an annual honor bestowed upon one male and one female student athlete- from each of the Pac-12 Conference’s member institutions who exhibits the greatest combination of performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and leadership. Svekis, whom the…

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Bandits sign first-round pick Svekis to one-year deal

ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have reached a one-year deal with draftee Gwen Svekis, team officials announced Friday. Svekis, a standout catcher at Oregon, broke career highs in a number of statistical categories during the 2018 season. The Davie, Florida, resident belted 17 home runs and 60 RBI to pace the Ducks, and also sported…

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Bandits sign draftee Sanders to three-year deal

ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits and infielder DJ Sanders have agreed to a three-year deal, team officials announced Thursday afternoon. Sanders, whom the Bandits selected with the 21st overall pick in the fourth round of the 2018 NPF Draft, joins the team after a stellar collegiate career split between Louisiana-Lafayette and Oregon. “We are excited…

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