Zach Peters: July 2011 Archives
Former Huskie baseball player Bobby Stevens (2006-08) was recently promoted in the Baltimore Orioles organization. The second baseman was moved from the Orioles' Advanced A team (Frederick Keys) to their AA team (Bowie Baysox). Baltimore's 16th round pick in 2008 was hitting .241 with six homers and 21 RBI in 64 games for the Keys this season before getting moved up. Congrats to Mr. Stevens as he continues to progress toward his goal of reaching the Majors!
The Southtown Star's Pat Disabato recently chatted with 2011 MAC Baseball Freshman of the Year Jeff Zimmerman, breaking down "Zimm's" ascent from Victor J. Andrew High School (Tinley Park, Ill.) standout to the cream of the crop of Mid-American Conference rookies. Click here to read the article.
NIU volleyball sophomores Sarah Angelos and Lauren Wicinski are headed to Europe today. The second-year duo will be traveling to Pula, Croatia, for the seventh annual European Global Challenge on July 17-22 as members of the USA Volleyball A2 Junior National Team.
Angelos and Wicinski will participate in a three-day training camp with Great Britain's Senior Women's National Team, which is set to compete in the 2012 London Olympics, before heading to the 2011 European Global Challenge to face some of the world's top national, collegiate and club teams.
Recently, the Daily Chronicle's Ryan Wood caught up with both Huskies before they left. Click here to read today's article about Angelos and Wicinski's unique trip.
Also, be sure to come back to NIUHuskies.com in the upcoming weeks to see video footage of their trip.
Incoming men's golf freshman Nick Huggins placed 35th at the Rolex Tournament of Champions, which was held from June 27-July 1 at Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Ore. Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA), the event is one of the most prestigious amateur tournaments associated with the AJGA. The field featured 66 of the top amateur competitors from 31 different states, and Huggins held his own with rounds of 71, 79, 76 and 76 for a total of 302 (+14).
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