NASHUA, N.H. - Former Georgia College & State University baseball players Hans Stancil (2004-07) and Sean Heimpel (2006-07) have both recently signed with the Nashua Pride, a member of the independent CanAm League.
Based in Nashua, N.H., the Pride began in 2006 while professional baseball began in Nashua in 1946. Former major leaguers Curtis Pride, Felix Jose, Mel Rojas and Brendan Donnelly have all come through Nashua in their careers.
Stancil wrapped up his four-year Georgia College career in 2007, finishing with a .340 batting average, 178 runs and 192 hits. His runs total is 10th in school history, while his 115 walks ranks seventh, and his 75 stolen bases sixth. Stancil was named ABCA Second Team All-Region and All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) in 2007.
At an impressive 6-foot-5, Heimpel toed the mound for two seasons as a Bobcat after as many years (one as an All-American) at Gloucester County College. He went 7-4 with a 5.22 ERA and had 65 strikeouts in 100 innings.