Heartland's Harrigan named Spalding® Defensive POTY

Colorado Springs, CO – Sophomore Charlie Harrigan of the Heartland (IL) Hawks has been tabbed as the 2018 Spalding® NJCAA DII Baseball Defensive Player of the Year after a stellar season at first base.


  • Position: 1B/OF
  • Class: Sophomore
  • Hometown: La Grange, IL

2018 Statistics

  • .997 fielding percentage
  • 300 put outs
  • 11 assists
  • 32 double plays

2018 Accomplishments

  • NJCAA All-Region XXIV selection
  • Second Team All-MWAC selection
  • 2018 NJCAA ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove recipient
  • NJCAA National Player of the Week

Heartland Head Coach Brian Furlong on Harrigan

“Charlie was an exceptional player for us this spring and played a big role in solidifying our team defensively. Hi ability to consistently defend at a high level was a difference maker for us.”

Up Next for Harrigan

  • Miami University (OH)

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