The Washington Athletics are proud to announce that Tristan Cates, a senior from Sammamish High School in Bellevue, has committed to play next year at Whitman College. Whitman is a Division III school in Walla Walla, WA and is lead by Head Coach Sean Kinney. It is in the Northwest Conference that features schools like Linfield, Whitworth, Puget Sound, George Fox and more. “It is a great opportunity for Tristan, and I couldn’t be happier for him” said Head Coach Kyle Larsen. “It is a really good D3 conference, and it will be a great fit for him.
Cates will look to be a key part of the Athletics 18u infield this summer. With his ability to play all infield positions really well, and a strong bat at the plate. Cates has the ability to help the A’s on both sides of the ball this summer.