Bringing In the Bulldogs

Following Brian Yueng and Josh Karr from the 2012 team and all-star Dodson McPherson and Justin Sommers from the 2011 incarnation of the Turks, three Wingate Bulldogs will be incorporated into this summer’s roster. 

Outfielder Thomas Spitz

Outfielder Thomas Spitz

Sophomore outfielder Thomas Spitz started all fifty-five games as a freshman batting .298 in 225 at bats.  Spitz knocked 67 hits with 10 doubles, 7 triples and 8 home runs with 31 RBIs.  He stole 9 out of 11 bases for the Bulldogs.  Spitz also played on the 2012 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference All-Tournament Team.

Catcher Josh Clark

Catcher Josh Clark

Sophomore catcher Josh Clark started in 45 of the 49 games during his freshman year at Wingate. Clark finished third on the team with a .345 batting average. He had a homer, 12 doubles and 27 runs scored on the year. He had multiple hits in all five SAC Tournament games, going 11-for-23 with four doubles, three RBI and four runs scored to earn All-SAC Tournament team honors.

 

RHP Brett Morgan

RHP Brett Morgan

Sophomore right-hand pitcher Brett Morgan will join his two teammates on the 2013 Turks roster.  Morgan made 20 appearances out of the Wingate bullpen during his freshman season, going 1-1 with a 2.87 ERA and one save.  Morgan worked 3 1/3 scoreless innings against LMU to earn the save. His first collegiate win came in the SAC Tournament against Carson-Newman, when he worked 3 2/3 scoreless innings without allowing a run, striking out five.