UCSB Hires Checketts as New Baseball CoachAndrew Checketts, who has spent the past three seasons as the top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Oregon, was named UC Santa Barbara's new head baseball coach Director of Athletics Mark W. Massari announced on Wednesday.
Connor Whalen Signs Deal With MilwaukeeLeft-handed pitcher Connor Whalen signed a free agent contract to become a member of the Milwaukee Brewers' organization, bringing the total number of 2011 UC Santa Barbara players now associated with major league teams to six.
Davis, Wheeler Sign Free Agent DealsA pair of UC Santa Barbara baseball pitchers signed free agent deals since the end of the Major League Baseball draft last week as Greg Davis and Beck Wheeler both inked a pair of contracts.
Meaux, Haddow Selected on Second Day of MLB DraftSenior pitcher Jesse Meaux and senior outfielder Mark Haddow were each selected on the second day of the Major League Baseball Draft Tuesday. Meaux went to the Colorado Rockies while Haddow went to the Chicago White Sox.