U-M's Recruiting Class Ranked No. 20 Nationally, Best in Big Ten
Erik Bakich

Sept. 20, 2013

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The University of Michigan's 15-player baseball recruiting class for the 2013-14 academic year has been ranked as the 20th-best in the country by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, the publication announced today (Friday, Sept. 20). The Wolverines were the highest Big Ten team ranked by CBN and one of two Big Ten classes in the publication's top 40.

"Our recruiting coordinator, Nick Schnabel, along with pitching coach Sean Kenny and our entire coaching staff did an incredible job putting together one of the elite recruiting classes in the nation," head coach Erik Bakich said at the time of the recruiting class announcement. "This class will help accelerate the positive momentum we generated in 2013 and help bring championships back to Michigan Baseball. The future is extremely bright."

Joining the Maize and Blue for the 2013-14 season:

Brett Adcock (Kawkawlin, Mich./Bay City Western)
Carmen Benedetti (Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich./Grosse Pointe South)
Ethan Cohen (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Keystone Academy)
Jackson Glines(Coarsegold, Calif./Fresno City College)
Hector Gutierrez (Detroit, Mich./Western)
Nick Kowalczuk (Oak Park, Ill./Oak Park-River Forest)
Jackson Lamb (Temperance, Mich./Bedford)
Keith Lehmann (Western Springs, Ill./Lyons Township)
Mac Lozer(Indianapolis, Ind./North Central)
Trey Miller (Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic)
Kendall Patrick (Mitchell, S.D./Blackhawk C.C.)
Ramsey Romano (El Cajon, Calif./Valhalla)
TJ Shook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich./U of D Jesuit)
Johnny Slater (Southfield, Mich./Southfield Lathrup)
Harrison Wenson (Farmington Hills, Mich./U of D Jesuit)

Florida was ranked as the top recruiting class in the country, followed by Mississippi State and Florida State. Nebraska came in at No. 26

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