The Corvallis Knights have signed three players from St. Martin’s University for the 2018 West Coast League season.
The newest Knights are pitchers Aaron Shoup and Mickey Walker and outfielder Austin Feist. All are juniors for the Saints, a Division II school located in Lacey, Washington.
Shoup is a 5-foot-11, 200-pound left-hander from Woodland High in Woodland, Washington. He went 5-3 with a 4.60 ERA in 12 games in 2017, with 60 strikeouts in 76⅓ innings, and was a second-team Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star.
Walker is a 6-foot, 180-pound right-hander from McNary High in Keizer. He was 2-8 with a 6.51 ERA in 15 games, with three saves and 44 strikeouts in 47 innings. He was the GNAC's freshman of the year and was named honorable mention all-conference in 2016. His parents own the Salem Volcanoes.
Feist is a 6-2, 195-pounder from Burns High. He hit .306 (52 for 170) in 47 games in 2016, with 15 doubles, 10 stolen bases, four homers and 36 RBIs as a sophomore after earning honorable mention all-GNAC honors as a freshman.