Former Fighting Owl Fausnaught Signs with Phillies
04 August 2022
Former Harford Fighting Owls baseball standout and 2019 NJCAA DI All-American Braeden Fausnaught ’19, has signed with Major League Baseball's (MLB) Philadelphia Phillies.
Fausnaught excelled in his sophomore campaign for Harford, finishing 2019 with a 7-1 record and a 1.75 ERA over 56-2/3 innings. His 92 strikeouts led all Fighting Owls that year and are the second most dealt by a Harford pitcher in a single season since 2011. In 2020, Fausnaught was named to Harford Baseball's Team of the Decade.
After Harford, Fausnaught transferred to West Chester University (NCAA DII). This past season, he helped the Golden Rams reach the DII World Series and finished the year with a single-season program record 130 strikeouts. Once WCU's season concluded, Fausnaught headed to the collegiate summer baseball league to play for the Trenton Thunder. There, Fausnaught went 2-1 with a 2.45 ERA in 11 innings pitched.
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