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Brett Wallace Named To The 2007 USA Baseball National Team
Courtesy: Sun Devil Athletics
Release: 05/16/2007
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May 16, 2007

TEMPE, Ariz. -

Arizona State sophomore first baseman Brett Wallace was one of 11 student-athletes named to the 2007 USA Baseball National Team, USA Baseball announced today. Wallace is one of two players from the Pac-10, joining Cal's Tyson Ross. The final nine players and two alternates will be named in June.

 

The 2007 USA Baseball National Team will open its season in the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) in preparation for four international series and two international events this summer.  Team USA will play in the Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the World Port Tournament in The Netherlands.  The USA Baseball National Team will also host the 36th Annual USA vs. Japan Collegiate Championship Series and an Inaugural Friendship Series versus the Chinese National Team.

 

The USA Baseball National Team will be led by Long Beach State University Head Coach Mike Weathers who will be making his second coaching tour with the USA Baseball National Team.  In his previous USA Baseball coaching assignment, Weathers was an assistant on the 2003 USA Baseball National Team which captured a silver medal at the 2003 Pan Am Games.  Assisting Weathers on the 2007 USA Baseball National Team coaching staff will be Rob Cooper (Head Coach, Wright State), Bill Kinneberg (Head Coach, University of Utah), and Mark Scalf (Head Coach, UNC Wilmington).

 

Listed below are the first 11 players who will comprise the 2007 USA Baseball National Team:

First Name

Last Name

Position

Year

School

Hometown

Pedro

Alvarez

IF

So.

Vanderbilt

New York, NY

Brett

Hunter

RHP

So.

Pepperdine

Moorpark, CA

Lance

Lynn

RHP

So.

Ole Miss

Brownsburg, IN

Brian

Matusz

LHP

So.

University of San Diego

Cave Creek, AZ

Josh

Romanski

OF/LHP

So.

University of San Diego

Corona, CA

Tyson

Ross

RHP

So.

California

Oakland, CA

Cody

Satterwhite

RHP

So.

Ole Miss

Jackson, MS

Justin

Smoak

IF

So.

South Carolina

Goose Creek, SC

Jacob

Thompson

RHP

So.

Virginia

Danville, VA

Brett

Wallace

IF

So.

Arizona State

Sonoma, CA

Jemile

Weeks

IF

So.

Miami FL

 Altamonte Springs, FL

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