Wesleyan baseball team signs 5 recruitsThe Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team announced the signings of five players Tuesday.
By: Sports staff, The Daily Republic
The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team announced the signings of five players Tuesday.
Two players, William Lutjen and Zach Uttecht, will join the team in 2014 and three players Michael Johnson, Tyler Waddle and Joey Kinley are joining the school at the start of the spring semester this season.
Johnson is an outfielder who played on the Huron Legion team for three sea-sons as well as the Huron high school team. He comes to Wesleyan after a semester at Southeast Technical Institute.
After spending a semester at South Dakota State, Waddle joins the team after playing shortstop for Huron’s high school and Legion teams.
Kinley, a second baseman, had 43 putouts and a .282 batting average as a freshman at Minnesota West Community College. He comes to Wesleyan with sophomore eligibility.
Lutjen is a utility player from Miller Place, N.Y., where he batted .471 as a sophomore. Uttecht comes from Pierce, Neb., where he played high school baseball and batted .320 as a senior.