Beaver Baseball Receives First Three Commitments for 2018-19

Beaver Baseball Receives First Three Commitments for 2018-19

FARMINGTON, Maine – UMaine-Farmington Baseball received its first three commitments for the 2018-19 incoming class.  Brice Springer from Biddeford High School, Joshua Xanders from Fryeburg Academy, and Tyler Noonan from Messalonskee High School.

Brice Springer, a tall right-handed pitcher for the Tigers has been one of their top starters the last two years and will be the team's top pitcher in 2018.  He intends to major in Secondary Education at UMF.  His head coach, Keith LeBlanc says of Springer, "UMF is getting a great young man. Brice is a big, smart pitcher who can be a workhorse for a pitching staff. He continues to improve each year and he could help the baseball program immediately."

Joshua Xanders, a catcher attends Fryeburg Academy and is originally from Pinecrest High School in North Carolina.  Xanders will study Business Economics.  Raiders head coach Chris Kroski says of Xanders, "Josh will bring leadership and middle of the lineup pop for the Raiders. Josh will be an important part of the Raiders behind the plate controlling the young pitching staff.  The Raiders are looking for a huge boost on offense and defense with Xander."

Tyler Noonan, a solid right-handed pitcher from Messalonskee High School is a captain this year and will be the Eagles top pitcher.  He is planning to study Community Health Education while at UMF.  Eagles head coach Ray Bernier says about Noonan, "Tyler Noonan has been the heartbeat of our baseball program the last three seasons. Tyler is an energy giver and has poured his passion and commitment into the game of baseball, benefiting the coaching staff and his teammates, in route to a successful high school career on the mound."