College Baseball News and Notes 08/20/08

Illinois Unversity
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FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Fighting Illini Wrap Up Successful Summer

A number of Fighting Illini finished their summer seasons with great success in recent weeks, as Casey McMurray’s Santa Barbara Foresters won the National Baseball Congress World Series, Joe Bonadonna and Brandon Wikoff finished second in the Northwoods League playoffs with the Madison Mallards and Nick Stockwell led the Lombard Orioles to a second-place finish at the Stan Musial World Series. FULL STORY

Fecteau Comes To Upstate As Volunteer Assistant Baseball Coach

USC Upstate head baseball coach Matt Fincher has announced the hiring of Ryan Fecteau, a former pitching coach at Southern Utah and a head coach in the summer collegiate Valley League, as a volunteer assistant coach. FULL STORY


Brezovsky Named Coordinator of Baseball Operations

BATON ROUGE — Ross Brezovsky, a four-year starting infielder and outfielder at Notre Dame, has been named LSU’s coordinator of baseball operations by coach Paul Mainieri. FULL STORY

Johnson standout baseball player Rob Smorol picks Rutgers

This spring’s Rutgers baseball roster consisted of 15 pitchers.

Only three of them were left handers.

To say that southpaw hurlers are always in high demand would be an understatement.
This spring’s Rutgers baseball roster consisted of 15 pitchers.

Only three of them were left handers.

To say that southpaw hurlers are always in high demand would be an understatement. FULL STORY