Nov. 8, 2006
"I am very pleased and excited about this group of signees," Baylor head coach Steve Smith said. "We have added some strong arms, as well as some very gifted position players. This class will complement very well the outstanding group of freshmen we currently have. The academic credentials of this group match the group's athletic ability, which is always important to us."
Last year's Baylor signing class was named the nation's top recruiting class by Baseball
Baylor's five pitchers signed are as follows: RHP Brooks Pinckard (
The Bears inked outfielders Don Lambert (
Withrow was rated the fifth-best prospect in the state of
Thurman, who pitched for then-Highlanders pitching coach and current Baylor volunteer assistant Chris Clemons while at McLennan Community College, was twice drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays.
Baylor posted a 37-26 record in 2006 and reached an NCAA Regional championship game for the fifth time in six years.
BAYLOR BASEBALL 2006 FALL SIGNING CLASS
POS. HT. WT. B-T HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
Dan Evatt IF 6-3 210 R-R Grapevine,
Don Lambert OF
Brooks Pinckard RHP 6-1 175 L-R
Jon Ringenberg RHP/IF 6-3 180 L-R
Chris Slater OF 6-1 185 R-R
Ross Speed RHP 6-2 190 R-R
Mace Thurman LHP 6-2 185 L-L
Landis Ware IF 5-11 170 R-R
Chris Withrow RHP/IF 6-3 185 R-R