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Baseball's 2012 Recruiting Class Ranked No. 33 Nationally

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Sept. 26, 2012

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina's 2012 baseball recruiting class has been ranked No. 33 nationally by Collegiate Baseball, the newspaper announced Tuesday afternoon. This year's ranking is the highest in program history by Collegiate Baseball topping last years listing at No. 40.

The 2012 class is made up of six pitchers (Nick Durazo, Kyle Majette, Andrew Schorr, Justin Taylor, Hayden White and Ryan Williams), three outfielders (Garrett Brooks, Dylan Brown and Andrew Lamura), two infielders (Joe Brooks and Zach Houchins) and two catchers (Luke Lowery and Travis Watkins).

ECU's class is ranked second best among Conference USA programs, behind only No. 27 Rice. Vanderbilt brought in the nation's top incoming class according to Collegiate Baseball, followed by UCLA, Arizona State, LSU and Clemson.

In addition to the 13 newcomers, ECU returns 21 letterwinners including five positional starters and 10 pitchers from a squad that made its 12th NCAA Regional appearance in the last 14 years at the 2012 Chapel Hill Regional.

2012-13 East Carolina Recruiting Class

Player
Position
School (Hometown)
Garrett Brooks
OF
Western Branch High School (Chesapeake, Va.)
Joe Brooks
INF
Gloucester Catholic High School (Gloucester City, N.J.)
Dylan Brown
OF
Gulf Coast State College (Smithfield, N.C.)
Nick Durazo
LHP
Lee County (Broadway, N.C.)
Zach Houchins
INF
Louisburg College (Wilson, N.C.)
Andrew LaMura
OF
Red Bank Catholic High School (Brick, N.J.)
Luke Lowery
C
Cosby High School (Midlothian, Va.)
Kyle Majette
RHP
Jamestown High School (Williamsburg, Va.)
Andrew Schorr
LHP
Audubon High School (Audubon, N.J.)
Justin Taylor
RHP
Farmville Central High School (Farmville, N.C.)
Travis Watkins
C
Cox Mill High School (Concord, N.C.)
Hayden White
RHP
Steward School (Richmond, Va.)
Ryan Williams
RHP
West Valley College (Morgan Hill, Calif.)