Wednesday, August 17, 2016

News digest, Aug. 17

Blue Hose add 16 players
Presbyterian has announced the signing for 16 incoming players for the 2017 season. Included are catcher Jake Behan of Summerville, infielder Tanner Byrd of Strom Thurmond, pitcher Carter Fox of Waccamaw, pitcher Eric Miles of Buford, pitcher Linc Powell of Johnsonville and USC Lancaster and outfielder Chris Thompson of Mann.

Buccaneers work on field
Charleston Southern is installing new turf in the outfield and in foul territory for the 2017 season. The $250,000 project is designed to correct some field issues that forced the Buccaneers to move several home games early the 2016 season.

Penny joins Trojans
Former University of North Carolina player Cody Penny has been named assistant coach at Anderson University.

Chapman cited
Former Clemson pitcher Tom Chapman has been selected to receive the 2016 Clemson Distinguished Athletes Award.

See honored recently named Clemson pitching coach Andrew See on of the top 11 assistant coaches in the country.

Applegate promoted
Former College of Charleston student manager Dylan Applegate has been promoted to director of baseball operations for the Cougars.

DuCharme named top pitcher
Francis Marion's Chance DuCharme has been awarded the Pedro Martinez Award, symbolic of being the top pitcher in the Tidewater Collegiate Summer League.

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