The Rockingham Community College baseball team has high expectations for this season. Led by second-year Head Coach Reece Honeycutt, the Eagles started the season with 1-2 win against Guilford Technical Community College and 1-3 against Wake Technical Community College.
A new addition to Eagle’s coaching staff is Sam Catron. Catron has coaching experience with Greensboro College, Ferrum College, and Hampden-Sydney College. The offensive side of the game will be his focus this season.
RCC has three all-region players returning this year. Outfielder Dylan Haskell (1st team all-region), catcher Sean Parlee (2nd team all-region), and short-stop Jack Witner (2nd team all-region) are all returning to Gilliland Field this season. Also, returning to the field for the Eagles are: Brett Saunders (1st Basemen), Nick Tilley (Catcher), Blake Bond (Utility), Brandon Moore (Outfielder) and Dalton Binkley (Lefty Pitcher).
The Eagles begin this season with a solid freshmen recruiting class from area high schools: Right, Austin Huss, Noah Carter, Garrett Ward, Josh Brigman, and Robby Robldeo; Infielders Hunter Lowery, Jehu Zarate, and Caleb Henderson.
Three transfer students joined the team: Colson Everett (right hand pitcher), Jamey May (left hand pitcher), Tyler Huneycutt (first baseman).
The Eagles will compete in 47 games with 27 home games held at David Gilliland Field on the campus of RCC. Come out and support your Eagles Baseball team this spring.
February 15, 2017