Jackfish Sign WCL Pitcher of the Year, Halen Knoll

WELLAND - The Welland Jackfish, Niagara's sports entertainment destination, is excited to announce our first signing of the 2024 season, West Coast League Pitcher of the Year, Halen Knoll!

Halen (@halenknoll) joins the fish from Edmonton, Alberta where he spent the 2023 season with the Edmonton Riverhawks of the West Coast League. With a 2.19 ERA including 52 strikeouts and only 18 walks over 73.2 innings pitched, Halen ranked fourth in league ERA, second in strikeouts and tied second in wins.

"Halen is a strong competitor with extreme command of all his pitches, we are excited to add him to the pitching staff for 2024" said Jackfish General Manager, Jason McKay.

Halen is a former University of Mary Marauder where he recorded a 5.88 ERA with 36 strikeouts and only 9 walks over 49 innings in 2023.

The Jackfish return to The Pond on Saturday, May 18th at 6:05 pm for their 2024 Home Opener. Season membership and flex plans are on sale now at wellandjackfish.com/2024 or by calling 905-735-9834.

The Welland Jackfish are a member of Canada’s best league, the Intercounty Baseball League. The over 100-year old summer league is one of the oldest baseball leagues in the world, with the league established in 1919, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. For more information, visit www.wellandjackfish.com or follow the Jackfish on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @wellandjackfish.