6’4″ 255 lbs. Power Hitting Catcher/First Baseman with 20 HR in last 2 College Seasons. Hit 5 HR in a half season in Europe in 2019 | Baseball Jobs Overseas

6’4″ 255 lbs. Power Hitting Catcher/First Baseman with 20 HR in last 2 College Seasons. Hit 5 HR in a half season in Europe in 2019

Name: Eric Elkus

Height: 6'4"cm

Weight: 260 lbskg

DOB: September 15, 1995

Date Available: October 25, 2019

Will Pay Flight

Bats: R

Throws: R

Positions: 1B, C

Positions (alt): 1B, C

College: Earlham College

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Personal

In my last 87 college baseball games I hit 20 home runs and drove in 102 RBI’s. My Junior and Senior seasons, I ended the season as the conference leader in RBI’s, Home Runs and Total Bases. My Senior year I hit for a .337 average with a .597 slugging percentage. I left Earlham as a conference champion, 1st Team All-Conference Team member, Mid-East Regional All-Tournament Team member, Second Team All Mid-East Regional Team member, 3-Time Conference Hitter of the Week player, and a DIII Team of the week player.

Abilities summary: Very powerful hitter able to drive the ball to all fields. Very strong arm and clean glove. In last 87 college games, I hit 20 home runs and drove in 102 RBI’s

Playing Experience

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2019 Lucerne Eagles Swiss NLA (Switzerland)
2019 Manitoba North Stars California Winter League Starting 1B, cleanup hitter
2013-17 Earlham College NCAA DIII Starting 1B, cleanup hitter
2015 Myrtle Beach League Starting 1B, cleanup hitter
2016 Cincinnati Spikes Travel Ball Starting 1B, cleanup hitter

Coaching Experience

YEARROLEORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
Mentor YMCA leading teams of children between the ages of 5-10.
Volunteer Earlham College primarily helping in the weight room and with hitting.

Stats

Pro Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2019 Lucerne 51 20 18 5 0 6 31 6 9 0 0 .353 .414 .804

College/Amateur Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 Earlham College 33 84 5 12 3 1 1 11 9 15 1 0 .143 .223 .238
2015 Earlham College 40 139 22 39 8 1 5 25 13 40 2 1 .281 .370 .460
2016 Earlham College 44 167 32 52 11 0 10 43 13 41 1 0 .311 .386 .569
2017 Earlham College 44 181 43 61 17 0 10 59 18 35 5 0 .337 .403 .597
2019 Manitoba North Stars 16 30 2 7 1 0 1 3 0 5 0 0 .233 .233 .367

Video Highlights

Testimonials

Steve Sakosits

Head Coach, Earlham College
sakosst@earlham.edu

Eric was and is a leader. I was lucky enough to coach him for 4 years and was able to see him help our team be successful both on and off the field. He is an extremely talented ball player but even a better man. He is the total package. I highly recommend Eric and know he will be successful.



Additional Info

Living preferences: Living on my own, Living with teammates with my own private bedroom, Living with teammates in a shared bedroom, Living with a host family

Status: Long term relationship

Prior engagements: no

Ever convicted of a felony? No

Recent injuries/illnesses: No.

Traveling with a companion: No