Macalester College Sports Information
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Former Macalester College baseball players Graham Low (Piedmont, Calif./Piedmont) and Sam Goldberg (North Potomac, Md./Thomas S. Wootton) have both signed professional baseball contracts after completing their careers at Macalester. Low is playing in the American Association for the Sioux Falls (S.D.) Canaries, while Goldberg plays in the Pecos League for the Roswell (N.M.) Invaders.
"Graham and Sam did so much to raise the standards of the baseball program at Macalester, and we are proud that they have the opportunity to continue playing at the next level," head coach Matt Parrington said. "They are proof that you can come to Macalester, get a world-class education and impact the baseball program. Both can pursue the dream of playing professional baseball knowing they have the benefits of a great education to support them once they choose to stop playing."
Low was a two-time MIAC Player of the Year while earning All-American honors this season for Macalester. As a senior, he led the conference in batting (.452), doubles (15) and on-base percentage (.537) while ranking second in slugging percentage (.670) and third in total bases (77). For his career, Low compiled 147 hits, 18 home runs, 102 RBIs and a career batting average of .345.
At Sioux Falls, Low is batting .236 with 13 hits, seven runs, two doubles and three runs batted in through 18 games. One of his new teammates is Mitch Glasser '12, a two-time All-MIAC infielder while at Macalester.
Goldberg also had a solid senior season for the Scots, batting .340 with 13 doubles, a triple, two homers and 27 RBIs. He finished his collegiate career with 108 hits, 23 doubles, nine home runs and 85 RBIs.
Through 21 games at Roswell, Goldberg is batting .368 with seven doubles, four homers and 20 RBIs. He was recently named to the Pecos League All-Star Team that will play in Trinidad.
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