The Dom Added to USA Baseball Team as a Freshman

by cotte on May 19, 2011

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Another Arkansas baseball player has been named to the 22-man roster for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.

Officials announced Wednesday that freshman infielder Dominic Ficociello will join sophomore teammate DJ Baxendale on the team.

Baxendale was added to the roster earlier this month, and head coach Dave Van Horn has been chosen to be an assistant coach for the team.

A native of Fullerton, Calif., Ficociello is hitting a team-best .363 with four homers and a team-leading 47 RBIs.

The 2011 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team will convene on June 22.

The team is scheduled to play 11 games this summer, culminating with a five-game series against Japan that begins July 3 in Durham, N.C.

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