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Slayden Among Seven Final Invitees to USA Baseball Trials

June 12, 2002

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech’s Jeremy Slayden is among a list of seven additional collegiate players that have been invited to participate in the 2002 USA Baseball National Team Trials that will be held in Tucson, Arizona June 19-23. As of today, the USA National Team will be selected from a total of 33 players, 13 of which are currently scheduled to participate in the 2002 NCAA College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

Slayden, a freshman outfielder, joins three other teammates that have already been invited. Also extended invitations are freshman second baseman Eric Patterson, sophomore outfielder Matt Murton and sophomore pitcher Kyle Bakker.

The list of the seven latest players invited to the 2002 USA Baseball National Team Trials is shown below:

Player             Pos  Yr  School                 HometownAbe Alvarez        LHP  So  Long Beach State       Fontana, Calif.Shane Costa        OF   So  Cal State Fullerton    Visalia, Calif.Grant Johnson      RHP  Fr  Notre Dame             Burr Ridge, Ill.Mark Jurich        OF   So  Louisville             Louisville, Ky.Tyler Lumsden      LHP  Fr  Clemson                Roanoke, Va.Jeremy Slayden     OF   Fr  Georgia Tech           Murfreesboro, Tenn.Justin Verlander   RHP  Fr  Old Dominion           Goochland, Va.

Louisville’s Lelo Prado will serve as the head coach for Team USA. He will be assisted by Terry Alexander of Jacksonville, Sunny Golloway of Oral Roberts, and Terry Rupp of Maryland. The official 22-man Team USA roster will be determined and announced on June 24, following the Trials.

USA Baseball National Team Trials Schedule

For interested scouts, USA Baseball will be holding the National Team trials sessions at the Hi Corbett Field facilities in Tucson beginning the evening of June 19. A time-specific trials schedule has now been posted on our website at www.usabaseball.com.

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