College Baseball News and Notes for 8/22/08

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Xavier Baseball Summer League Winners

CINCINNATI – Several members of the Xavier baseball team have had a successful summer break playing in summer leagues in the area. Congratulations to Billy O’Conner, Steve Brown, Ryan Bellamy and Charlie Leesman, members of the Cincinnati Steam, the 2008 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League Champions. Danny Rosenbaum was a member of the North Woods League Champion Thunder Bay Border Cats. Additionally, several Musketeers were named to All-League as well as All-Star teams.

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Lassiter named new Director of Baseball Operations at Rice

Rice head baseball coach Wayne Graham announced on Friday (Aug. 22) that Lee Ann Lassiter has been named the Owls’ new director of baseball operations. Lassiter replaces Kim Koehn in that role, who was recently promoted within the department to Assistant Athletics Director in the Development Office.

Lassiter will be responsible for the off-the-field operation of the Rice baseball office. Her myriad of duties will include the coordination of all team and recruiting travel, assisting with the logistics of on-campus recruiting and serving as the liaison for visiting teams, campus affairs and the RBI Club.

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