Baseball adds 22 new student-athletes
Thursday, July 13, 2006

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