The Cowlitz Black Bears are happy to announce the signing of University of Portland freshman Ben Patacsil.

Patacsil is a talented infielder for the Pilots. He has appeared in 10 of the 12 games played by the Pilots this season. He is off to a great start, hitting .267 with two doubles and three RBI’s.

“We are excited to have another Pilot in the field this season,” Head Coach Grady Tweit said.

Patacsil is from Seattle, Washington, where he played at O’Dea High School.

Please join us and welcome Ben Patacsil to your 2020 Black Bears!