GTCC Baseball newcomers for 2010/2011

Posted by Andy Durham on August 8, 2010 at 10:46 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Newcomers to Coach John Barrow’s 2010/2011 baseball team at GTCC….

*All incoming freshmen from North Carolina were on high school teams that participated in the 2010 State Playoffs

*Signees Landon O’Dell (East Forsyth) and Corey McKinney (Northwest Guilford) are currently leading the Kernersville Legion team to the American Legion World Series (they are in the semi-finals of the Southeast Regionals in Tennessee now)

*This year’s class features 5 NCAA Division I transfers

*Matt Petrone was named to the NJCBA (New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association) Division I All-Rookie Team while leading NJIT in stolen bases this past year

*Chris Erker was named Class AA (highest level of high school ball in NY) Player of the Year in Section I

*Krishawn Holley was a 39th round pick of the Houston Astros in this past June’s MLB draft

Key Returning Players:

Matt Dillon- 2nd team All-Region player last season, led team in batting average(.421), home runs (7), doubles (13), and stolen bases (15); also won 4 games on the mound and struck out 56 in 54 innings; currently playing with HiToms in CPL.

Kevin Sanders- led team in RBI’s with 30; batted .304 with 5 HR; currently playing with HiToms in CPL

Paco Martin- batted .365 with 2 HR and 12 RBI’s in 26 games.

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