Soja played high school baseball at Fairport. He then attended Niagara University where he pitched for four years (2011-2014). Primarily a relief pitcher, he set school records for career appearances (91), career saves (11), holds three out of four top places for appearances in a season (27,26,24), and third most wins in a season (6). He graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education.
During his collegiate career, Soja traveled all around to play summer ball. He played a season in Walla Walla, Washington, and was part of a division winning summer team in the West Coast League. This was a top 20 summer league team with players from UCLA, UC Irvine, Cal Poly, Oregon State, and Oregon University. He also played in the NYCBL for the Adirondack Trail Blazers and was named First Team Post-Season All-League and a mid-season All-Star. He had
21 appearances in which he did not allow a single earned run and led the league with 10 saves. Soja also pitched in Fayetteville, North Carolina in the Coastal Plains league. He had a 1.82 ERA for the summer and played with players from Cal, Kentucky, Illinois, NC State, University of South Carolina.
Soja pitched against NFL Number 1 pick and Heisman Trophy Winner at Florida State Jameis Winston. He also pitched against Team USA which included 1 1/3 inning of scoreless baseball, which he faced Kyle Schwaber, Alex Braggman, Trea Turner, Brad Zimmer.
Has two older brothers that also both played Division 1 Baseball, Steve (Coastal Carolina) and Greg (Wagner College). Soja has been with Diamond Pro for three years.
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