Gaithersburg Giants Player Bios
By Jonathan Tishman
Born in Poolesville, Virginia, Hunter Pearre attends Barton College in Wilson, North Carolina. He recently completed his sophomore year at Barton. In his freshman year, he appeared in 13 games, batting .360 with 11 runs scored. The next year, he appeared in a total of 50 games. He had a batting average of .294, in addition to 37 runs scored and a team-high 42 walks.
Trey Martinez was born in Guam and attended Gaithersburg High School where he hit .363 with 22 doubles and 7 home runs. He totaled 70 RBI in his career. After graduating, he chose to play for the Towson Tigers. He recently completed his freshman year at Towson University. He started in 27 games, and he batted .179 in a total of 78 at-bats in 36 games.
Cory Callahan led Our Lady of Good Counsel to the playoffs each year in high school. After graduating, he went on to play for the UMBC Retrievers. In his first year at UMBC, Cory made six appearances out of the bullpen. He totaled 8.2 innings to go along with five strikeouts and an ERA of 7.27. In his sophomore year, he saw improvement. He appeared in 22 games as a relief pitcher, with one being a start. He pitched a total of 46.1 innings with a record of 4-0. He struck out 32 with an ERA of 3.69. His next year, his most recent year, he appeared in 18 games, starting five of them. He totaled 47.1 innings with 25 strikeouts and an ERA of 2.85.
Eric Brodkowitz was born in Potomac, Maryland and attended Winston Churchill High School. He played at the varsity level in all four years at Churchill. After graduating, he chose to play for Yale University. In his first year at Yale, he made nine appearances and started in six of them. He pitched 40.1 innings and compiled a 3-3 record with a 6.25 ERA. In his next year, he made two appearances, starting one of them. He totaled 7.2 innings and didn't allow any runs to cross the plate.
Nick Egli, from Brentwood, Tennessee, attends Belmont University. He has been on the baseball team since 2014. In his first year, he started 36 games and hit .242. In 2015, he hit .283 with 48 RBI in a total of 52 games played with 48 of those being starts. In his most recent year, he played in 29 games-batting .182.