Seward County #1 tennis player Diego Abreu has chosen to further his career at the New Jersey Institute of Technology where he will finish his Business degree and play for the Highlanders. The Highlanders play as a Division 1 Independent and finished 11-6 last season including a perfect 5-0 mark at home in Newark. NJIT loses 4 players from last year’s team and returns just 3 players all of which the same age as Abreu so he looks to see significant time on the court for them. In his one season at Seward Abreu played in the #1 slot for Coach Darin Workman and the Saints pitting him against some of the best players in the country week in and week out. He had 4 wins in the fall of 2008 and posted a pair of wins during the Spring 2009 season.
After an All-Region Freshman season and a Sophomore year in which she captained her team to their first ever National Tournament, Seward County outfielder Jamie Gilbert has decided to sign and play at McPherson College next season. She will join coach Mike McCormick and a young Lady Bulldog team who had 12 freshman on their roster last season while finishing 8-8, good for 4th place in the KCAC. Gilbert will bring a wealth of experience to the young club after playing in 108 games for the Lady Saints in her two seasons batting .332 while driving in 36 runs and stealing 29 bases in 30 attempts.