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There’s more to baseball than what meets the batter’s eye, and young students of the game had an opportunity during the week of the All-Star Game to learn from the GCU staff at the Arizona Science Center and on campus.
Photos by Ruth Nsubuga
Athletes and coaches from all 10 of GCU’s spring sports teams were recognized Monday evening at a reception at the Phoenix home of Chief Executive Officer Brian Mueller. Only three of the …
A little guy who made the big leagues has been chosen to lead a little program with big ambitions. Andy Stankiewicz, 46, a 5-foot-9, 165-pound utility infielder for four teams in a seven-year career in Major League Baseball, became the fourth head baseball coach in GCU history on Monday and met briefly with the current Antelope squad that afternoon.
Seniors Tyler Bair and Colin Courtland have a feeling that a breakthrough season is on the way for GCU’s baseball team. The Antelopes are ranked ninth in the West Region and have been picked to finish second among five teams in the Pacific West Conference, behind Dixie State College. They’ll begin to see what they’ve got at 4 p.m. today and Thursday against visiting Arizona Christian University (formerly Southwestern College).
When the GCU baseball team takes the field on Wednesday, Nov. 29, for its exhibition game with the Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped, one former Antelope will have a special interest in the occasion. That would be Marcus Edel, who played for the ‘Lopes and now works as director of health and wellness at ARCH, located at 15th Avenue and Colter Street in Phoenix.
GCU honored three new inductees into its athletics Hall of Fame at the 2010 Homecoming Hall of Fame Dinner, Friday, January 29. The honorees included former baseball star Tim Salmon, ex-men’s basketball coach Ben Lindsey …