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Apr, 2021

Raider Alum Returns to Coach 18+ Raiders College Team

The Raiders are excited to welcome Raider alumnus Abel Arocho back to the Raider family as he takes the reins of the 18+ Raiders College team this summer.

After moving with his family from Puerto Rico, Coach Abel became an HCYP Raider at 13U. He credits the HCYP organization for helping him grow into an All-County and All-State player during his high school career.

Coach Abel went on to play for Shenandoah University in Virginia. As Captain, he won ODAC player of the week, York Regional All-Tournament Team, All-South Region Honors from the ABCA twice, All-South Region Team by, First-Team All-Sate, 2016 Team MVP, and First-Team All-ODAC Honors after leading the team in hitting that season.

Following his college years, Coach Abel played professionally for the PECOS League in Colorado and was selected twice for the All-Star Game. Most recently, he became part of the Gary Southshore Rail Cats organization for the American Association League. 

Welcome back Coach Abel. Go Raiders!

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