Early Signings for December 1st

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College of Charleston signs Nine for 2010-2011 Season

College of Charleston baseball coach Monte Lee announced Tuesday the signing of nine student-athletes to national letters of intent for the 2011 season.

The class is made up of six position players and three pitchers from four different states. The class consists of five high school players and four junior college players.

"I’m extremely excited about the 2010 class," said second-year Cougar coach Monte Lee. "Coach (Dan) Roszel and coach (Chris) Morris have done an outstanding job of bringing in top rate talent that will impact our program as soon as they set foot on campus."

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Lamar adds two JUCO’s transfers for 2011 Season

BEAUMONT, Texas – Lamar University has completed its fall baseball recruiting class with the additions of junior college players Damon Loewen of Clarendon College and Shane Hamaker of Alvin Community College.

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Samford Baseball Recruit Profile: Kevin Putkonen

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Samford Baseball coaching staff has released the names of the 10 players added to the program in the 2010 Signing Class in the early period. Today we continue the series of profiles on each of the players with a detailed article released on them with their full backgrounds leading to their arrival at Samford. Today’s baseball signee in the spotlight is Kevin Putkonen.

Kevin Putkonen (6-0, 200, OF, Chattahoochee Valley CC, South Windsor, Conn.) is a powerful left-handed outfielder currently at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Ala. He just completed an outstanding freshman season with a .318 batting average, with nine home runs, 11 doubles, 10 stolen bases and 43 runs batted in. He was recognized for his efforts by being selected to the Second Team All-Conference squad following the season.

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San Francisco signs Five for 2010-2011 Season

(San Francisco, CA) – USF baseball has signed five high school players in the early signing period. Three pitchers, a catcher and a shortstop will join the Dons for the 2011 season.

"The 2010 Recruiting Class is one of the best balanced classes for the Dons. There is a very good mixture with LHP, catcher, outfielder, middle infielder. We addressed many of our needs in the early period and hope to have all of our signees on campus in the fall of 2010. This class should rank in the top nationally, and give us an opportunity to continue our push toward the top of the conference," said head coach Nino Giarratano.

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San Jose State signs Five for 2010-2011 Season

San Jose, Calif. – San Jose State University head baseball coach Sam Piraro has announced the signings of five players to a National Letter of Intent during the early period for the 2011 season.

Of the five, four are from Bay Area high schools, including three from San Jose’s own Valley Christian. The final member of the class is Roberto Padilla, a top-flight left-handed starting pitcher from Ohlone College in Fremont, Calif., and a 2010 California Community College Baseball Coaches Association (CCCBCA) Northern California Preseason All-American. The prep quartet is made up of one catcher, a right-handed pitcher, one infielder, and another infielder who can also be a right-handed option on the mound.

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Charlotte Inks Six for 2010-2011 Season

Charlotte, N.C. – The Charlotte 49ers baseball program announces the signing of six players added during the early signing period for the 2011 season.

Tyler Barnette, Micah Bryan, Brock Hudgens, Ryan Mas, Jordan McNeely, and Zach Passerelle all signed early to play for the 49ers program following the completion of their senior season of high school baseball.

"We are very pleased with our early signing group," said 49ers head coach Loren Hibbs, who enters his 18th season with the program. "We signed outstanding young men who are athletic and have done well in the classroom. This group allows us to stretch our roster based on their versatility and athleticism."

"This summer was very hectic for our coaching staff but (Associate Head Coach and Recruiting Coordinator) Brandon (Hall) did another outstanding job of bringing this whole class together. We look forward to getting them on campus next fall."

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Coastal Carolina signs Nine for 2010-2011 Season

CONWAY, S.C. – The Coastal Carolina University baseball program and Head Coach Gary Gilmore have announced the signings of nine student-athletes to National Letters-of-Intent, it was announced today (Dec. 1).

Joining the Chanticleers for the 2010-11 academic year are Jordan Coons (Jefferson City, Mo./Jefferson City (Jefferson College)), Jimmy Coughlin (Chatsworth, N.J./Seneca), John Fidanza (Prospect, Ky./Ballard), Tyler Herb (Lykens, Pa./Williams Valley), Chris King (Portsmouth, R.I./Portsmouth), Tripp Martin (Pelham, Ala./Pelham), Jacob May (Liberty Twp., Ohio/Lakota West), K.J. McAllister (Clermont, Ga./Gainesville) and Ryan Siegel (Sarver, Pa./Freeport).

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Louisville announces second wave of 2010-2011 signees

LOUISVILLE, Ky.University of Louisville baseball head coach Dan McDonnell announced the signing of infielder and right-handed pitcher Brandon Alphin (Mt. Washington, Ky.), left-handed pitcher Joel Bender (Cincinnati, Ohio) and middle infielder Ty Young (Coatesville, Pa.) to National Letters-of-Intent during the 2010 early signing period.

The trio is the second group of signees in the Cards’ 2010 recruiting class with the remaining signees to be announced in the coming days. All of the signees in the Cards’ 2010 recruiting class will report to campus next fall and be eligible to compete in the 2011 season.

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Valpo adds two for 2010-2011 Season

Valparaiso University baseball coach Tracy Woodson has announced that Sam Carius and Kris Singh will join six others that have already committed to play baseball for the Crusaders beginning in 2011.

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