GRADUATION: Chris Howard (exercise science), Chunner Nyberg and Desmond Poulson (both in sociology) and former Cougar pitcher Marc Oslund (humanities) all graduated last month from BYU. Oslund is now teaching LDS Seminary classes and has his eye on getting a doctorate in North Carolina where he served as a missionary.
PRO BASEBALL ASSIGNMENTS: Adam Law has been assigned to the High A league at Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (Quakes). The Midwest League has several former Cougars: Adam Miller has been assigned in South Bend, Ind. (Silver Hawks), Jaycob Brugman has also been assigned to Beloit, Wisc.
DEVOTIONAL IN LOUISIANA: On Saturday, March 8, at 11 a.m., BYU's baseball team will speak at a morning devotional in Louisiana prior to playing the fourth game in a series at Nicholls State that evening at 6 p.m.
GRANDPA LITTLEWOOD: Add a new title to coach Mike Littlewood, who became a grandpa hours before his team left with him for the season opener in Arizona. Littlewood’s son Tyson is the proud papa of a daughter named Capri. Last month Coach Littlewood spoke at the 10-year reunion of one of his Dixie College teams and at the Utah High School Coaches Association.
GUTHRIE'S REMARKS AT FIRST PITCH DINNER
For photos from the Jan. 18 First Pitch Dinner visit this link.
The 12th annual baseball golf tournament was a successful event played at TalonsCove Golf Course on September 20.
MORE SUMMER BALL NEWS: Check out this website for the Utah Marshalls to see which current Cougars are playing summer ball for this squad.
KNEE SURGERY: Shortstop Hayden Nielsen had a successful knee scope last month. After that surgery he worked BYU’s first baseball camp of the summer and has gone golfing during his rehabilitation time.
TUCKETT AND PULLINS BILLBOARD: With the home season now over, advertising banners were pulled from the outfield wall of Larry H. Miller Field. However, the banner of Glen Tuckett and Gary Pullins remains visible. That banner was unveiled last month when their jerseys, No. 20 and No. 1, were retired.
RECRUITING: Last month during the week break from play as BYU’s team prepared for final exams, BYU coach Mike Littlewood flew to Southern California on a recruiting trip and his assistants were in New York, Arizona and Las Vegas.