MARION - As the prep volleyball season nears the midway point, Cedar Rapids Xavier identified a vital ingredient if the Saints are to retain their No. 1 ranking in Class 4A.
Now is the time to turn up the defense.
The top-ranked Saints s ... »
l Name: Alex Schick
l Number: 37
l Position: Pitcher
l Throws: Right
l Height/Weight: 6-foot-7, 210 pounds
l Age: 22
l Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
l Noteworthy: On disabled list with elbow inflammation. Sixth-round draft pick of Minnesota Twins last June out of University of California. Missed majority of junior season with knee injury. Had 5-2 record and 5.25 earned run average in 11 games last season for Rookie-level Elizabethton. That included eight starts and a shutout. Attended Cathedral High School in San Diego, where teammates included Twins pitching prospect Stephen Gonsalves and Cleveland Indians first-round pick Brady Aiken.