Huntington University head baseball coach Mike Frame announced that Snider High School senior Chris Menzie has committed to play baseball at HU this fall. This past spring the senior infielder hit .281 with 5 doubles and 16 RBI.
“We are excited that Chris has chosen to play baseball here at Huntington University,” says head baseball coach Mike Frame. “He comes from one of the better high school programs in the state of Indiana. He is a young man that is still growing and developing, and we think his best baseball days are ahead of him. We will look at him at multiple infield spots in the fall. He is an outstanding young man and will make a solid impact on our program.”
Huntington University is a member of the Mid-Central College Conference (MCC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). On the baseball field, HU has captured the MCC regular season championship or conference tournament championship 27 times in 48 years. In 2008 HU finished 32-14 which included a MCC championship. The Foresters have also had eight former players go on to careers in professional baseball, including Heath Luther with the Anaheim Angels in 2001 and Greg Slee with the Seattle Mariners in 2004.
Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college located in Huntington, IN, with an enrollment of approximately 1100 students. Athletically, HU competes in fourteen intercollegiate sports for both men and women.
Chris is the son of Pat and Laura Menzie of Fort Wayne, IN.