NEWBERRY, S.C. – The Newberry College athletic department and head coach of baseball Robert Rikeman announced the addition of 22 student-athletes for the 2007 baseball season.
This recruiting class includes student-athletes from five different states (South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Ohio and Virginia) including nine transfers.
"We're excited about this group of student-athletes," said Rikeman, "The talent and character of these young men will be great assets to the Newberry baseball program."
Founded in 1856, Newberry College is affiliated with the South Carolina, Southeastern, Florida-Bahamas, and Caribbean Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Newberry is a proud member institution of the NCAA Division II and the South Atlantic Conference, a league comprised of eight colleges and universities in North and South Carolina and Tennessee.
PLAYER POS. HOMETOWN SCHOOL
Chase Bailey 1B Roanoke, VA Potomac State CC
David Berryhill INF/RHP Aynor, SC Aynor HS
Chris Bremer LHP Port St. Lucie, FL Brevard CC
Zach Busby RHP Orlando, FL Edgewater HS
Stephen Byrd RHP Vero Beach, FL Brevard CC
Fox Hill C Brunson, SC USC Sak.
Scott Horvath INF/OF Apopka, FL West Orange HS
James Lopez RHP Miami, FL Miami Christian HS
Tony Lopez 1B/3B Summerland Key, FL Key West HS
Brandon Mand OF Mason, OH Univ. of Cincinnati
Michael Morin OF Miami, FL Miami Dade CC
Andre Nichols SS Windsor, VA Greenbriar CAHS
Dustin Parker OF Brooks, GA Heritage HS
Brandon Petty RHP Melbourne, FL Brevard CC
Kris Quinones 2B Lutz, FL Wesley Chapel HS
Blaine Reese OF Orlando, FL Olympia HS
Jose Rosa C Keystone Hts., FL P.K. Yonge HS
Darren Ruark RHP Lugoff, SC Lugoff-Elgin HS
David Tunstill RHP/SS Melbourne, FL Brevard CC
Corey Wilbanks RHP/INF Clinton, SC Clinton HS
Phillip Wyatt OF Mountville, SC Thornwell HS
Nicholas Young OF Adel, GA Darton CC