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VCHS Alumni Lucas Sweany ’17 Signs With Minnesota Twins – University of the Pacific

STOCKTON, Calif. – The Pacific baseball program has officially announced that former Tiger Lucas Sweany has signed a professional contract with the Minnesota Twins.
 
Despite a shortened season in 2020, Sweany becomes the 95th student-athlete in program history to reach the professional ranks. Additionally, it also marks the eighth consecutive year that a Tiger has turned pro following their career in Stockton, dating back to Tyger Pederson in 2013.
 
“Playing professional baseball has always been a dream of mine and today, that lifelong dream came true,” said Sweany. “Thank you to the Minnesota Twins for making all of this possible… I am so thankful for everyone that has helped me achieve this dream. Thank you to Pacific for being my home the last three years… thank you to all of the coaching staff for developing me into the player that I am today… I truly couldn’t have done it without all of you.”

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Corona Virus & The Impact of NEW NCAA D1 Rules

Newest podcast in a series called The Realities of College Recruiting, episode 4 focuses on a recent decision by the NCSS Division 1 Council. “The NCAA Division 1 Council made a landmark decision related to the impact of the Corona Virus(COVID-19) and its on College Baseball Recruiting. With players and parents lost with the current COVID-19 issues and NCAA recruiting questions we did this powerful interview with Mike Rooney.”

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