Joliet's Jung named to All-MCL team

08/18/2020 10:33 AM -
Joliet, Ill. — August 18, 2020 — Joliet Generals outfielder Ben Jung (Wisconsin Oshkosh / Downers Grove, Ill.) received league-wide recognition for his tremendous 2020 season finding his name on the 2020 All-MCL team, the league announced Tuesday.
Jung was a key cog in the Generals lineup all season long, leading the team in batting average (.316) among qualified hitters. The track star used his speed to also lead Joliet in steals with 11. Jung was also one of the better run producers on the team, scoring 15 times and driving in eight more.
Jung joins Nick Anderson (NWI Oilmen) and Ray Hilbrich (Crestwood Panthers) in the all-MCL outfield. Hilbrich also eared the MCL MVP award.

2020 MCL Major Awards 

MVP – Ray Hilbrich, Crestwood Panthers 

Pitcher of the Year – Jordan Smevoll, DuPage County Hounds 

Manager of the Year – Isaac Valdez, Crestwood Panthers 


2020 MCL All-League Team 

P - Seth Masters, DuPage County Hounds 

P - Jordan Smevoll, DuPage County Hounds 

P - Ryan Louch, DuPage County Hounds 

P - Kyle Iwinski, NWI Oilmen 

P - Dylan White, Crestwood Panthers 

OF - Nick Anderson, NWI Oilmen (unanimous) 

OF - Ray Hilbrich, Crestwood Panthers (unanimous) 

OF - Ben Jung, Joliet Generals 

C - Angelo Cantelo, NWI Oilmen 

1B - Patrick Doran, MCL Minutemen 

2B - Dylan Robertson, Southland Vikings (unanimous) 

SS - Tyler Nelson, NWI Oilmen 

3B - Ryan Howe, MCL Minutemen