Friday, March 2, 2007


The Beetles so far have signed 3 freshman from UCLA and another from USC. They have also announced that Drew Saberhagen and Jonathan Greene will be returning in 07, and will be bringing Blake Murphy with them from Western Carolina.

  • C Keith Castillo has one start as a freshman at USC. He was a member of the National Honor Society in high school.

  • INF Casey Haerther was drafted last year in the 34th round by San Diego. Casey has 2 hits in 19 at-bats this spring at UCLA.

  • OF Gabe Cohen is hitting .300 with 2 HR this spring for UCLA.

  • LHP Matt Drummond was drafted last year in the 35th round by the Orioles. Matt is 0-1 in two starts this spring for UCLA.

  • C Blake Murphy is second on Western Carolina with a .407 average and has 2hr and been walked 8 times this spring.

  • LHP Drew Saberhagen was a mid-season All-Star for the Beetles last year. He is the son of 2-time Cy Young winner Bret Saberhagen. He is 1-1, 0.66 this spring for Western Carolina.

  • Jonathan Greene today extended his hitting streak to 21 games for Western Carolina. He leads the team with a .414 average and has 3 homeruns. Greene can play in the infield, outfield, and also catches.