Huntington, Ind.—Huntington College head baseball coach Mike Frame has announced that Fairfield High School senior Alex Fisher has signed a letter of intent to attend Huntington College this fall. In 1997, the senior shortstop/pitcher hit .474 and was 9-3 on the mound with a 3.07 ERA. This year Fisher hit .413 with 2 home runs, 2 triples, 12 stolen bases, 28 runs, and 15 RBI. Alex is the son of Ludy Diaz and Bob Fisher of Goshen, Indiana.
"We are tremendously excited that Alex has decided to continue his education and play baseball at Huntington College," says Frame. "He is an outstanding athlete and we believe that he will develop into one of the top players in our conference. He is very competitive and has outstanding work habits. Not only is he a quality player, but he is also a quality person both on and off the field. We will look at him primarily in the outfield and on the mound, and we expect him to make a big contribution right away. "
Huntington College is a member of the Mid Central Conference (MCC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The Foresters finished the 1998 season at 21-20 and second in the MCC. Huntington has captured the MCC season regular season championship or conference tournament championship in eight of the last 12 years. The Foresters have had eight former players go on to careers in professional baseball, including three in 1988.
The Huntington College Foresters compete in fourteen intercollegiate sports for men and women. Huntington College is a private, Christian liberal arts school located in Huntington, Indiana. Founded in 1897, Huntington College offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in nearly 50 academic concentrations.
# # #