2021 Scholarship Winners Presented at Shaw Park

Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President, presented the Field of Dreams Scholarships and our 50th Anniversary Scholarships to all winners before the Goldeyes faced off against the Chicago Dogs Tuesday evening. 

Learn more about the winners below:

Winnipeg Goldeyes - Baseball Manitoba "Field of Dreams" Scholarships:

Awarded To/Accepted on Behalf Of Bennett Freiter - Field of Dreams

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Photo left to right: Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President; Tanya Freiter, Bennett's mother. 
Photo by Dave Mahussier of 1812 Photography.

From St. Andrews and a member of the North Winnipeg Pirates, Bennett has competed at the Canada Cup, Western Canada Summer Games and The Toronto Blue Jays Tournament 12. He spent two years of his High School Career at the Okotoks Dogs Academy in Alberta. Bennet plans to continue his education and baseball career at North Dakota State University this Fall, playing baseball and majoring in Electrical Engineering.

Awarded To/Accepted on Behalf Of Juni Song - Field of Dreams

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Photo left to right: Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President; Eagle Song, Juni's father.

From Winnipeg and a member of the Winnipeg South Wolves, Juni has been a Provincial Team player over the past few seasons and has previously been selected as the 13U Player of the Year in 2016 and the 15U Player of the Year in 2018. He plans to attend South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois this Fall and is majoring in Biology.

Awarded To/Accepted on Behalf Of Gavin McLennan - Field of Dreams

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Photo left to right: Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President; John McLennan, Gavin's father. 

Gavin is from Winnipeg and has been a member of the Bonivital Black Sox for the past five years. He played at the Western Canada Summer Games for Team Toba in 2019. He plans to attend the University of Calgary, where he will play baseball for the Dinos and major in Biological Sciences. Gavin's ultimate goal is becoming a doctor.

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Photo left to right: Andrew Collier, GM of the Winnipeg Goldeyes; Tanya Freiter; Eagle Song; Tony Fletcher, President of the Winnipeg Goldeyes Field of Dreams Foundation; Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President; John McLennan.

Baseball Manitoba 50th Anniversary Scholarships:

Awarded To/Accepted on Behalf Of John Patmore - Coach

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Photo left to right: Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President; John Patmore.

From Pipestone and a former player on Team Manitoba at the 2017 Canada Summer Games, John is currently attending the University of Winnipeg and planning to become a teacher. He has remained busy with baseball, coaching the 13U Provincial Team for the past three years and is currently on the coaching staff for the 2022 Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ontario.

Awarded To/Accepted on Behalf Of Donavan Collier - Provincial Team Player

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Photo left to right: Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President; Donavan Collier. 

From Winnipeg, Donavan is a committed student and dedicated athlete. He is a member of the Winnipeg South Wolves and he played for Team Manitoba at the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games. He never missed a year of Honour Roll while at Oak Park High School, and will be attending Thompson Rivers University in BC, where he will play baseball and work towards his Business Degree.

Awarded To/Accepted on Behalf Of Evan Hildebrand - Umpire

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Photo left to right: Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President; Greg Hildebrand, Evan's father. 

Evan is currently an umpire for Brandon Minor Baseball, and has 5 years of experience behind him. He has recently been working at all levels of AAA. Because of his extensive background in and love for sports, Evan is attending the University of Saskatchewan majoring in Kinesiology and plans to become a Physiotherapist.

Awarded To/Accepted on Behalf Of Liam Agar - Male Player

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Photo left to right: Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President; Nathan Agar, Liam's brother.

Liam is from Winnipeg and is a member of the Bonivital Black Sox. He is a dedicated student athlete who is always willing to volunteer within his community, and was the Valedictorian at College Beliveau. He will attend Carleton University in Ontario where he plans to play on the baseball team and major in Psychology.

Awarded To/Accepted on Behalf Of Zara Dickson - Female Player

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Photo left to right: Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President; Zara Dickson.

From Carberry and member of 16U Team Manitoba, Zara has been a Team Toba player for the past five seasons. This year she began coaching by becoming an assistant coach for her community's softball team and was involved in our Girls Baseball Camps with head instructor Brittney Langlais. She will attend the University of Regina, majoring in Kinesiology and plans to become a Physiotherapist.

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Photo left to right: Tony Siemens, Baseball Manitoba's President; Donavan Collier; Greg Hildebrand; Nathan Agar; Zara Dickson; John Patmore. 

Congratulations to all winners from all of us at Baseball Manitoba!