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Prep Baseball Minnesota 2024 High School Preview: Fairmont Cardinals

Parker Hageman
Prep Baseball Minnesota

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As we prepare for the upcoming 2024 High School season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.


Team: Fairmont
Nickname: Cardinals
Class: 2A
Conference:  Big South
Head Coach: Don Waletich
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 4
2023 Overall Record: 24-3
2023 Post-Season Finish: Section Champs, 3rd place AA

# of Returning Starters: 4
# of Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 3
# of Starters Lost: 4
# of Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 1


Nate Soelter SS / Fairmont, MN / 2024



Levi Pooley, 2024, CF
Ben Moeller, 2024, P
Joseph Hackett, 2025, C
Josh Soelter, 2027, 2B
Jensen Livesay, 2027, P


Eli Anderson - North Iowa Area CC
Lincoln Becker - North Iowa Area CC
Landen Meyerdirk - University of Minnesota-Morris
Jacob Crissinger - North Iowa Area CC


"Lost 5 very talented seniors who went 51-6 in two seasons. We return 3 starting pitchers and 4 talented position players." - Don Waletich, Head Coach