|Sports Briefs |
|Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2013 7:00 pm |
|Railroaders’ manager |
promoted from staff
Matt Hochstatter has been named the manager of the Fulton Railroaders for the upcoming 2013 season.
Hochstatter served as the team’s pitching coach last season under skipper Albert Destrade. He is currently the pitching coach at St. Catherine College in Springfield, Ky.
The new manager has nearly finished putting together his roster for this year’s squad, which is expected to include four pitchers from Murray State.
Fulton finished second to the Hoptown Hoppers in both the regular season standings and postseason playoffs.
The Railroaders are aligned with the Ohio Valley League summer collegiate wood-bat circuit.
UT Martin athletes
again reach 3.0 GPA
For the second consecutive semester, student-athletes at UT Martin earned at least a 3.0 or better Grade Point Average.
One semester removed from a school-best 3.0 GPA, the student-athletes earned a 3.05 GPA for the Fall 2012 semester.
“I’m so proud of our student-athletes for achieving a 3.0 GPA for two consecutive semesters,” said Phil Dane, UT Martin director of intercollegiate athletics. “And after drilling down into the details it’s obvious to me that we can move the overall GPA even higher.
More than 150 student-athletes made the Dean’s list while 32 made a perfect 4.0.
Published in The Messenger 1.10.13