Coaches Outlook

02/04/2011 16:21

The 2011 Lane Community College Titans are coming off an impressive 33-17 mark and a 2nd place finish at last year’s NWAACC Championship Tournament where they dropped the title game to Lower Columbia. The 2011 Titans will be led by interim head coach Dean Stiles, following the December resignation of long-time LCC head coach Rob Strickland. Stiles, a former assistant on legendary coach George Horton’s University of Oregon staff, returns eight players from the 2010 Titan squad. Team speed, defense and effective pitching highlight this season’s Titan club. Returning players to watch: John Linscott (RHP); Matt Myrmo (SS, 2B); Joe Offer (2B, C); Nick Phillips (RHP); Chris Reed (RHP); Jimmy Sanchez (OF) Transfers to watch: Ben Higgins, Linfield (RHP, SS, 2B); Darrell Hunter, University of Oregon, (RHP, OF); Michael Page, Western Oregon (3B); Tym Pearson, Columbia Basin (OF); Elliott Sherrell, Linfield (OF); Skip Spencer, Seattle University (C, RHP); Jackson Wilde, Northwest Nazarene University (1B, C) Freshman to watch: Allen Fitzsimmons (C); Zach Kayser (RHP); Chance Nelson (1B, RHP); Trevor Ryan (OF); Jordyn Van Atta (C, RHP)