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Schmidt Makes USA Baseball National Team

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Schmidt Makes USA Baseball National Team

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. ­– Arkansas sophomore left-handed pitcher Nick Schmidt was selected to the USA Baseball National Team’s final 22-man roster it was announced by USA Baseball on Sunday morning.

“We are extremely pleased to see Nick selected to the USA National team,” Arkansas head coach Dave Van Horn said. “He has proven week after week over the past two seasons that he is one of the best pitchers in college baseball, and he is very deserving of this honor.”

Schmidt becomes the first Razorback in school history to qualify for the national team.

The squad is comprised of seven freshmen, 14 sophomores and one junior.

The team will practice tomorrow morning at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, R.I. and will open its official slate against Taiwan on July 4 at 6:05 p.m.

Schmidt was named a first-team All-American and the SEC Pitcher of the Year after posting a 9-3 record and a 3.01 ERA. He struck out 145, which is the second most in school history.

The roster is as follows:

Name

Pos

CL

School

Borbon, Julio

OF

So.

Tennessee

Kieschnick, Roger

OF

Fr.

Texas Tech

Clark, Preston

C

RFr.

Texas

Cozart, Zack

SS/3B

So.

Ole Miss

Frazier, Todd

INF/OF

So.

Rutgers

Price, David

LHP

So.

Vanderbilt

Weeks, Jemile

INF

Fr.

Miami

Moskos, Daniel

LHP

So.

Clemson

Detwiler, Ross

LHP

So.

Missouri State

St. Clair, Cole

LHP

So.

Rice

Crawford, Brandon

SS

Fr.

UCLA

Schmidt, Nick

LHP

So.

Arkansas

Hill, Nick

LHP

Jr.

Army

Doolittle, Sean

LHP/INF

So.

Virginia

Augenstein, Bryan

RHP

So.

Florida

Barney, Darwin

INF/OF

So.

Oregon State

Arrieta, Jake

RHP

So.

TCU

Federowicz, Tim

C/1B

Fr.

North Carolina

Hunter, Tommy

RHP

Fr.

Alabama

Arencibia, J.P.

C

So.

Tennessee

Roemer, Wes

RHP

So.

Cal State Fullerton

Alvarez, Pedro

3B

Fr.

Vanderbilt



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