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Published 9:43am Wednesday, June 27, 2012

2012 CACC Baseball Signees

Player:            School:

Jonathon Black        West Georgia

Brewer Carter        Auburn

Stephen Eldridge        Ga. Southwestern

Channing Ellis        Auburn–Mont.

Daniel Gaither        Jacksonville St.

Jacob Gibson        Auburn–Mont.

Trey Hammock        Point University

Justin Hancock        Troy University

Chase Handley        Alabama–Huntsville

Tanner Hicks        Troy University

Mitch McLeod        Marshall University

Jacob Noble        South Alabama

Garrett Pitts        Troy University

Todd Thompson        Montevallo

Central Alabama Community College baseball reached new heights in the 2012 season, breaking the school’s all-time win streak by not losing a game in the month of March before falling in the state tournament.
Central Alabama will send out 14 players from that roster to play at the next level of college baseball.
Led by ace Tanner Hicks on the mound, a Troy signee, fellow Trojan pitchers Jacob Noble, Mitch McLeod, Jonathon Black, Brewer Carter, Channing Ellis, Jacob Gibson and Trey Hammock all signed scholarships with D-I schools throughout the month of June.
Hicks led the Trojans with 102 innings on the mound this past season, finishing with a 1.76 ERA and a 10-1 record.
Noble, Hammock, Carter and Black all also finished with ERAs under 3.00 for the 2012 season.
In the field, two year starter Todd Thompson will be heading to Montevallo to play centerfield, while Chase Handley, also a two year starter at third base will head to the University of Alabama-Huntsville.
Another two year starter in the infield was firstbaseman Stephen Eldridge, who will return to his home state and play for Georgia Southwestern.
Shortstop Garrett Pitts was a welcomed addition as a sophomore transfer for the Trojans this past season, as the former Mississippi State infielder will now head to Troy University for his junior year.

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