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April 27, 2013

Metro roundup; Five Wabash Valley players on Terre Haute Rex team

TERRE HAUTE — The Terre Haute Rex will look to three-peat as Prospect League Western Division champions with a roster that includes a quartet of Wabash Valley players. Indiana State University standouts Tyler Wampler and Josh Dove will reunite with former Little League and high school rivals Cody Gardner (Wright State), Tim Johnson (Vincennes) and Bryan Nacke (Vincennes) for the summer season.

“The past few seasons we have been able to establish an expectation of high-quality baseball for our organization by reaching the Prospect League’s post-season. With Ronnie Prettyman’s leadership, we have been able to put together a talented team that can continue to build on this,” said Casey DeGroote, Rex general manager.

The 2013 roster features 27 players from 15 different teams across the country. Together, these players form a talented Rex roster of some of the best college baseball players in the nation.

DeGroote is pleased that the Rex will be led by four veteran players, Dove, Nick Johnson (Mesa Community College), Kyle Kempf (Southern Indiana), and Kyle Zimmerman (Wayne State).

“These guys understand what we are working to accomplish. We will be counting on their leadership to help bring great baseball to Terre Haute for our fans,” said DeGroote.  

DeGroote is also excited about the wealth of experience that four Indiana State juniors bring to the roster. Dove will be joined by college teammates Wampler, Owen Conway, and Daniel Peterson.  

Beyond the on field talent this summer, the Rex will welcome a new coaching staff.  In his first year, head coach Ronnie Prettyman has assembled a staff that brings a wealth of knowledge to the team, led by Neil Walton of Santa Cruz, Calif., a former college teammate.    

The 2013 season begins at home on May 28 at 7:05 p.m.

In other baseball:

• ISU canceled — At Martin, Tenn., Indiana State’s game scheduled for Friday night against Tennessee-Martin was canceled. The teams are scheduled to play today at 4 p.m. but rain is in the forecast.

Track and field

• ISU at Drake Relays — At Des Moines, Iowa, Indiana State’s Maurice Lyke took eighth in the long jump with a leap of 24-41⁄2 on Friday in the Drake Relays.

• Solid day for Rose — At North Manchester, Rose-Hulman recorded nine top-five finishes to highlight the first day of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships at Manchester University.

Seniors Tanya Colonna and Collin Crowson swept the pole vault championships to lead the Rose-Hulman effort. Colonna cleared 11-01⁄4, with Crowson recording a mark of 14-111⁄2 in the victory.

Senior Trey Cahill brought home runner-up honors in the hammer throw with a toss of 170-10.

Rose-Hulman combined for four third-place performances. Senior Liz Evans placed third in the triple jump with a leap of 35-63⁄4.

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