Community Sports

Bells sign three from Chico State for 2015

The Bellingham Bells announced the addition of three players from Chico State University to the 2015 roster. Pitchers A.J. Epstein and Hunter Haworth will join the Bells pitching staff, accompanied by outfielder Alex Michaels.

Epstein, a left-handed pitcher from Las Vegas, Nevada, is a junior at Chico State. A transfer from Barstow College, Epstein made 14 appearances for Barstow in 2014. In 80 innings pitched, Epstein maintained a 2.81 ERA with 48 strikeouts.

Haworth, a freshman from Hollister, Calif., is a right-handed pitcher. A standout at San Benito High School, Haworth was named to the All Central Coast First-Team after the 2014 season. During the season, he struck out 64 en route to a 10-0 season with a 0.44 ERA.

Michaels, an outfielder from Stockton, Calif., will be a junior for the Wildcats. After spending the 2014 season with Cal Poly, this spring will Michaels’ first season with Chico State. In 2014 for Cal Poly, Michaels had a perfect fielding percentage and no errors in the field.