College Baseball News and Notes 07/31

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FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES

Auburn Baseball Summer Update: July 31

A weekly look at how current Auburn baseball players are faring in summer collegiate leagues around the country FULL STORY

Summer Diamond Notes #6: Lee Zerrusen, Crestwood Panthers

Hey, Illini fans, Lee Zerrusen coming to you fresh off a week-long trip to Japan. During the spring, I was offered a spot on a team with players from colleges and high schools all over the country traveling overseas to play against Japanese university and club teams. I was able to play under fellow Illini Billy Barrett’s high school coach Jim Hall. FULL STORY

End of July UCF Baseball Player Update

7/31/2008 – The 2008 summer continues to move along, and one current and one former UCF baseball player have both experienced a memorable July. After playing four years for the Knights, Tyson Auer made his professional debut Monday, while current hurler Austin Hudson pitched his way onto the prestigious Cape Cod League All-Star Team. FULL STORY

LSU players wrapping up summer seasons

After finishing the 2008 season with a bang at the College World Series, members of the LSU baseball team are still hard at work competing in summer leagues around the country.

From the Cape Cod League to the USA National Team, the Tigers have been striving to continue their success in preparation for next season. FULL STORY

Nebraska Cornhusker Baseball Summer Update;

As the month of July wraps up, summer baseball is hitting the homestretch, and today’s update highlights the Huskers spending their summer around the country. In addition to the release, listen to interview with DJ Belfonte about his Cape Cod League experieces by clicking on the links above. 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

Southern Miss Baseball Completes 2009 Signing Class by Adding Two Additional Players

The latest additions include LHP Moses Munoz who was taken in the 33rd round by the Florida Marlins in last June’s Major League Baseball Free Agent and Travis Creel from Ocean Springs High School where he played shortstop for the Mississippi State 5A Champion Greyhounds. FULL STORY

Oklahoma Sooners Baseball Summer League Update #8

Throughout the summer, SoonerSports.com will bring fans weekly updates of current Sooners competing in the numerous summer baseball leagues around the country. Fans can also access information on former Sooners playing in Major… FULL STORY

7/31/08

Upper Iowa Peacocks add new face to the Coaching Staff

Upper Iowa Head Baseball Coach Mark Danker announced today that Timm Pint will join the Peacocks’ coaching staff for 2008-09 year. Pint will join Kevin Post, now in his sixth year with UIU, as the two assistant coaches under Danker.”We are excited to have Timm join the Peacock baseball team. He will take on the duties of hitting coach and will instruct our catchers. His experience in recruiting the upper Midwest will make us even stronger in our methods for scouting quality student-athletes.” FULL STORY

.Stephen F Austin Go Local, Sign Justin McAninch

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - New Lumberjack head coach Johnny Cardenas has announced the signing of Justin McAninch from Nacogdoches High School, continuing a growing trend by the ‘Jacks of bringing in local talent.

SFA has already signed former Lufkin Hudson standout Tanner Hines and recent Lufkin High School graduate Marty Anderson for the 2009 season. The signing of McAninch, gives the ‘Jacks three local products in this year’s signing class. Former Lufkin High School pitcher Jeremy Tamez also is on the roster after a solid freshman season. FULL STORY