KU's 2006-07 Baseball Recruiting Class, Recruits Recognized

Feb. 22, 2006


KU’s 2006-07 baseball recruiting class was recently ranked the 24th-best in the nation by StudentSportsBaseball.com. The Jayhawks 10 member class was one of four Big 12 teams to make the top 25.

Additionally, to the top 25 ranking, two future Jayhawks have also recently been recognized. Pitcher Aaron Breit of Garden City Community College was ranked the seventh best junior college prospect in the upcoming MLB Amateur Draft by Baseball America. Breit went 11-1 with a 2.50 ERA and 77 strikeouts last season for the Broncbusters.

Lawrence Free State infielder Robbie Price was named a Louisville Slugger First Team High School Preseason All-American. Price hit .485 as a junior and has helped lead the Firebirds to three consecutive Sunflower League titles.

StudentSportsBaseball.com Top 25 Recruiting Classes
1. Texas
2. Cal State Fullerton
3. Florida
4. USC
5. Baylor
6. Arizona
7. Cal
9. Miami (FL)
10. Arizona State
11. Stanford
12. Florida State
13. Georgia Tech
14. Central Florida
15. Cal Poly SLO
16. Oklahoma
17. San Diego
18. Rice
19. UC Irvine
20. Pepperdine
21. UC Santa Barbara
22. Oregon State
23. San Diego State
24. Kansas
25. Washington State

Below is the complete list of KU’s 2006-07 recruiting class.

Signed National Letter of Intent

Pos.Ht.Wt.B-THometown (Current School)Brett BochyP/3B6-1185R-RPoway, Calif. (Poway HS)Aaron BreitRHP6-3180R-RHays, Kan. (Garden City Community College)Andrés EsquibelRHP6-2215R-RSan Marcos, Calif. (Palomar Junior College)Hiarali GarciaRHP6-0200R-RWindsor, Ontario (Eastern Oklahoma State College)Brian HeereOF5-11165R-RLawrence, Kan. (Lawrence HS)Walter Marciel Jr.LHP5-11205S-LKailua, Hawaii (Iolani HS)Thomas MarcinRHP6-4195R-RHuntington Beach, Calif. (Edison HS)Robby PriceSS5-11173L-RLawrence, Kan. (Free State HS)Joe ServaisC5-11180R-ROmaha, Neb. (Garden City Community College)Joe SouthersC6-2190R-RBoise, Idaho (Phoenix College)