Powell’s Colin Queen Will Play Baseball at Quincy University
Colin Queen, who’s having a terrific senior season with the Powell Pioneers Legion baseball team, has signed to play college baseball at Quincy University.
Queen just helped the Powell (14-16) win the Wyoming Legion Baseball Class ‘A’ West District tournament title last weekend in Cody. He plays centerfield and also pitches.
Entering the state tournament, Queen is hitting an astounding .529 this season in 30 games played. He has 46 total hits, which includes nine doubles, and 27 RBI’s. Queen has drawn 27 walks and struck out only two times. All of those statistics lead the Pioneers during this 2020 Legion baseball season.
On the mound, Queen is 3-1 with a 2.18 earned run average. He also has one save. Colin has appeared in 12 games and thrown 45 innings, the most on the team. He has started eight of those games. Queen has allowed 31 total runs, only 14 earned runs, on 41 total hits. He has 44 strikeouts and walked 27 batters.
Powell is hosting the Class ‘A’ State Tournament from Saturday, Aug. 1 through Wednesday, Aug. 5. The Pioneers open against the defending champion Cheyenne Hawks at 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Quincy University is located in Quincy, IL. The Hawks compete at the NCAA Division II level and are part of the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC). Quincy was off to a 10-6 start in the 2020 season before it was ended by COVID-19. Queen will play for head coach Josh Rabe. In the 2019 season, the Hawks went 32-20, which included a 22-11 conference mark.