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UMBC Baseball Signs Four Players to National Letters of Intent, 2009 Quick Facts Now Available
Head coach John Jancuska will welcome four new players for the 2010 season.
BALTIMORE-UMBC head baseball coach John Jancuska announced that four players—Tyler Drinkard, Mike Linskey, D.J. Ream and J.R. Seader—have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Retrievers for the 2010 season.
“After having a very large incoming class for the 2009 season, we didn’t have as many needs in terms of numbers for this class,” Jancuska said, “but the freshmen we’ve brought in should be able to have success immediately and help provide depth for the team.”
Seader, 6-foot-3, 230 pound pitcher from
Another area Jancuska looked to help round out was the outfield, where he found two left-handers to help give the lineup more depth. Linskey, a 5-foot-10, 190 pound outfielder from Stanhope, N.J. plays for the Pope John XXIII Lions and was named the New Jersey Herald Player of the Year in 2008. He was also named
Ream, a 5-foot-11, 185 pound outfielder from
Rounding out the class, the Retrievers will have to look to fill the void left by senior first baseman Shawn Retz. Drinkard, a 6-foot-6, 225 pound athletic first baseman from
The Retrievers open the 2009 season March 4th at the U.S. Naval Academy at 2:30 p.m.