Monday, November 23, 2009

Area colleges: Baseball: UIS signs six recruits

University of Illinois Springfield coach Brian Grunzke has signed the fledgling program’s first recruiting class.

The Prairie Stars will play their first season in the spring of 2011, and Lincoln High School senior infielder Hayden Cosby is among their six signees.

UIS’ other recruits are Bartonville Limestone High School senior pitcher Barry Arnett, Lincoln College sophomore outfielder Nate Blessman, Princeton High School senior catcher Reid Clary, Naperville Central High School senior Matt Cmiel and Washington senior infielder Marshall Escue.

The team was featured in an November 21, 2009 article in the State Journal-Register.

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