Huskers complete 2010 Recruiting Class

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_hub6424_375_large Lincoln (www.Huskers.com) – University of Nebraska Head Coach Mike Anderson announced Wednesday that seven student-athletes have joined the Husker baseball program for the upcoming season.

Tuesday’s group includes four pitchers and three catchers, and features three players from Nebraska in addition to student-athletes from Minnesota, Missouri, Texas and California.

“We are excited about completing this year’s recruiting class,” Anderson said. “This group of players, combined with the players we announced earlier this year, brings a lot of potential for not only this season, but for the future as well.”

2009 Nebraska Baseball Recruiting Class

Name           Pos.    Yr.     Ht.     Wt.     B/T     Hometown (Last School)

Dolsky, Nick    RHP     Fr.     6-7     195     R/R     Apple Valley, Minn. (Eastview)

Donohoe, Brian  C       Fr.     5-11    165     R/R     LaVista, Neb. (Papillion-LaVista South)

Lansangan, Tyler        RHP     So.     5-9     165     R/R     Kansas City, Mo. (Coffeyville CC)

Mulgrue, John   C       Fr.     6-0     205     R/R     Lincoln, Neb. (Southwest)

Tate, Khris     RHP     Jr.     6-1     180     R/R     Carthage, Texas (Weatherford College)

Tolentino, Patric       C       Jr.     6-3     210     R/R     Mission Viejo, Calif. (Redlands (Okla.) CC)

Vogt, Dylan     RHP     Fr.     6-2     185     R/R     Omaha, Neb. (Millard South)

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Dolsky:  Dolsky was one of the top pitching prospects in the state of Minnesota pitching for coach Tom Stery at Eastview High School • Pitched all four seasons, becoming the first player in school history to letter all four years in baseball • Rated by Baseball America as the top high school product in the state for the 2009 MLB Draft • Limited his senior year because of injury, going 1-1 with 19 strikeouts over 11.1 innings • Put together an outstanding junior campaign, posting a 7-3 record with a 3.31 ERA, as he fanned 77 over 42.1 innings, while also going 6-0 with a 1.78 ERA in American Legion ball • Fanned 64 over 39.2 innings in the summer of 2008.

Donohoe:  Donohoe was one of the top prep catchers in the state playing for Papillion-LaVista South High School and Coach Bill Lyman • Named first-team All-Nebraska by the Omaha World-Herald in 2009, as he hit .415 with four homers, 41 RBIs and 36 runs scored •  Led his team in hits (49), RBIs (41), runs scored (36) and triples (4), as the Titans qualified for the state tournament in 2009 • Led his team to a runner-up finish in American Legion ball over the summer, hitting .345 with 11 doubles and 30 runs scored • Named the valedictorian of his high school class and also played two years of football at Papillion-LaVista South High School.

Lansangan: Lansangan (pronounced LAWN-song-in) was one of the top junior college pitchers in the country before being sidelined by an injury this season • Named a preseason All-American and fanned eight over four shutout innings in his first start before being sidelined with the injury and took a redshirt season • Named first-team All-Jayhawk League as a freshman in 2008, going 6-3 with four saves and a 1.44 ERA • Fanned 44 and walked only nine over 48.2 innings of work in his first season playing for Coffeyville Community College and Coach Andy Morgan.

Mulgrue: Mulgrue continues a run of Huskers to come from Lincoln Southwest High School and Coach Doug Kaltenberger • Defensive-minded catcher who threw out over 30 percent of would-be base runners during his senior year to help Lincoln Southwest to a 19-10 record and a state tournament appearance •  Was a three-year starter for the Silver Hawks behind the plate • Comes off a strong summer when he hit .389 with 19 RRBIs and 25 runs scored during American Legion play • Was a multi-sport performer who also played football at Lincoln Southwest • Two-time Academic All-state honoree who carried a 3.8 GPA and was among the top 10 percent in his graduating class.

Tate: Tate comes to Nebraska after spending two seasons at Weatherford (Texas) College with Coach Jeff Lightfoot • Posted a 4-3 record in 2009, fanning  41 over 52.innings of work • Best performance came against Cisco CC, when he fanned 10 over seven innings of two-hit ball • Pitched extensively as a freshman, going 4-2 with a 3.27 ERA, as he fanned 45 over 52 innings.

Tolentino: Tolentino (pronounced Toe-len-tee-no) starred behind the plate for two seasons at El Reno (Okla.) Community College with Coach Matt Newgent • Garnered second-team NJCAA All-America honors in 2009, hitting .435 with 11 homers and 62 RBIs and struck out just 11 times all season • Hit .413 with seven homers and 43 RBIs as a freshman.

Vogt: Vogt was one of the state’s top two-way performers, playing for Millard South High School and Coach Trevor Longe • Named first-team Super-State by the Lincoln Journal Star (utility) and second-team All-Nebraska by the Omaha World-Herald (infielder) as a senior • Went 6-3 with a 1.97 ERA on the mound, while also hitting .368 with 16 RBIs as the team’s starting shortstop • Led the Patriots to a third-place finish at the 2009 Class A state tournament • Performed well in American Legion ball as a senior, posting a 2.98 ERA with 35 strikeouts on the mound while also hitting .341.

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