Oct. 14, 2010
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Notre Dame baseball team will hold its annual Blue-Gold intrasquad series this weekend at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, 10:00 a.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. All three games are open to the public, free-of-charge and will be played at Frank Eck Stadium.
The starting pitching rotations for the Blue and Gold squads are set. The Gold will use senior RHP Brian Dupra (Rochester, N.Y.), senior RHP Todd Miller (Franklin, Tenn.) and senior RHP Cole Johnson (Hudson, Ohio), while the Blue will counter with freshman RHP Sean Fitzgerald (McLean, Va.) and freshman LHP Anthony McIver (Vista, Calif.). The Blue have yet to announce its game three starter.
The rest of the Gold team includes: junior OF Alex Robinson (Dallas, Texas), senior OF Matt Grosso (Marlborough, Conn.), freshman INF/OF Brett Basilone (Springdale, Pa.), freshman INF Eric Jagielo (Downers Grove North, Ill.), senior C Matt Scioscia (Westlake Village, Calif.), freshman C Forrest Johnson (Hudson, Ohio), senior INF Herman Petzold (Saint Clair Shores, Mich.), sophomore C Ricky Palmer (Orland Park, Ill.), sophomore RHP Patrick Veerkamp (Fort Wayne, Ind.) and senior LHP Joe Spizzirri (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.).
The Blue team is headlined by returning starting INF Greg Sherry (Mendham, N.J.), sophomore INF Adam Norton (Highland, Ind.), sophomore INF Frank Desico (Cleveland, Ohio), sophomore C Joe Hudson (Odessa, Fla.) and senior C Cameron McConnell (Bannockburn, Ill.).
The rest of the Blue team includes: freshman INF/OF John Rodgers (Palm City, Fla.), freshman INF Chris Reinhart (Tampa, Fla.), junior INF Tommy Chase (Cohasset, Mass.), senior 1B David Casey (Whitefish Bay, Wisc.), sophomore OF Charlie Markson (Whitefish Bay, Wisc.), senior OF Ty Adams (Indianapolis, Ind.), freshman RHP Dan Slania (Tucson, Ariz.), freshman RHP Donnie Hissa (Iron River, Wisc.) and sophomore RHP Breck Ashdown (Tucson, Ariz.).
GOLD ROSTER 3 Trey Mancini FR 1B R/R 6-4/200 Winter Haven, FL/Winter Haven 6 Brian Dupra SR RHP R/R 6-3/200 Rochester, NY/Greece Athena 7 Eric Jagielo FR INF L/R 6-1/190 Downers Grove North, IL/Downers Grove North 8 Matt Grosso SR OF L/L 5-10/175 Marlborough, CT/RHAM 10 Dustin Ispas JR LHP L/L 6-1/190 Rancho Cucamonga, CA/Los Osos 12 Brett Basilone FR INF/OF B/R 5-11/170 Springdale, PA/Springdale 13 Herman Petzold SR INF R/R 5-8/175 Saint Clair Shores, MI/De LaSalle 14 Matt Scioscia SR C/1B R/R 6-1/240 Westlake Village, CA/Encino Crespi Carmelite 19 Todd Miller SR RHP R/R 6-3/200 Franklin, TN/Montgomery Bell Academy 23 Ryan Richter JR LHP L/L 6-3/205 South Bend, IN/St. Joseph's 24 Patrick Veerkamp SO RHP R/R 6-2/180 Fort Wayne, IN/Homestead 26 Mick Doyle SR INF R/R 6-1/200 LaGrange Park, IL/Benet Academy 30 Forrest Johnson FR C R/R 6-2/195 Hudson, OH/Hudson 32 Alex Robinson JR OF B/R 6-0/170 Dallas, TX/First Baptist Academy 37 Cole Johnson SR RHP R/R 6-3/200 Hudson, OH/Hudson 43 Joe Spizzirri SR LHP L/L 6-2/185 San Juan Capistrano, CA/JSerra Catholic 45 Will Hudgins JR RHP R/R 6-3/180 Richmond, VA/Douglas Freeman -- Ricky Palmer SO C R/R 6-0/185 Orland Park, IL/Brother Rice