College Baseball News and Notes from July 30th

Jack Legget-Clemson University
Jack Leggett-Clemson University

Baseball Program Holds 11th Annual Bullpen Golf Outing.

QUEENS, N.Y. – The St. John’s baseball program hosted its 11th annual Bullpen Golf Outing at Pelham Country Club in Pelham Manor, N.Y., on July 28. The event, with title sponsor Chartwells, raised over $40,000 to benefit the Red Storm baseball program.

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UC Davis Baseball Signs Three Transfers For 2009 Season

UC Davis head baseball coach Rex Peters has signed transfers Matthew Lewis and Tim Busbin to a National Letter of Intent during the spring signing period. In addition, Jared Thompson has signed a grant-in-aid agreement. All three are expected to enroll at UC Davis beginning in the fall of 2008. Full Story

Statement from Clemson Baseball Head Coach Jack Leggett

On behalf of my wife Karen and myself, we would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. The magnitude of outpouring of support means a great deal to my family. Full Story

UIC Baseball Adds Six To 2009 Recruiting Class

7/30/2008 – Chicago, Ill.- UIC head baseball coach Mike Dee announced on Wednesday, July 30 that six new student-athletes will play for the Flames beginning in the 2009 season. Full Story

Summer Buzz: Dawgs In The Heat Of Summer

As the season winds down for the amateur collegiate baseball leagues, there are still a good number of Huskies in the heat of the action with their various summer teams. Four teams that include Huskies will play in the NBC World Series, which begins Friday. Full Story

Gaucho Recruit Joe Gardner Selected Alaska Baseball League co-Player of the Year

Joe Gardner, a right handed pitcher who will join the UC Santa Barbara baseball team for the 2009 season, has been selected co-Player of the Year in the Alaska Summer Baseball League, it was announced this week. Full Story

Most fans know that student-athletes work throughout the school year to improve themselves on the field, but few realize that these athletes also spend most of the summer working out and playing in summer leagues to stay at the top of their game. Full Story