Monarchs Sign Six Recruits For 2005-06

December 08, 2004
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Dec. 8, 2004

NORFOLK, VA--Old Dominion University head baseball coach Jerry Meyers announced today the signing of six recruits to letters-of-intent, including four from the Hampton Roads area for the 2005-06 season.

The newcomers include: Cameron Scott (Culpepper, VA.), shortstop/second base from Notre Dame Academy; Daniel Hudson (Virginia Beach, VA.), righthand pitcher from Princess Anne High School; Ross Fetterly (Norfolk, VA.) righthand pitcher from Granby High School; John Malbon (Virginia Beach, VA.), firstbaseman from Cox High School, Steve Dorst, (San Francisco, CA.), shortstop from El Camino High School, and Skyline College,and Anthony Shawler (Chesapeake, Va.), righthand pitcher/catcher/utility from Oscar Smith High School.

"I am very pleased with our first recruiting class," said Meyers. "Through the hardwork of our assistant coaches, Ryan Morris; and Eric Folmar I think we have made a big step in addressing our needs for the future. This group has a chance to make an immediate impact on the field and has shown the ability to achieve academically as well."

Cameron Scott hit .468 with six home runs and 35 RBI's and was named 2004 1st team All-Region shortstop, and 1st team All-State. He was chosen for the Virginia Commonwealth games.

Daniel Hudson was 5-3 with an ERA of 2.67. He was honorable mention pitcher and second tam All-Beach district (utility)selection while playing for Jimmy Hunt at Princess Anne High School. He was chosen to play in the Virginia Commonwealth games.

Ross Fetterly hit .410 and was 8-1 on the mound with a 0.83 earned run average For ODU alumnus Tommy Staples at 2004 District Champion Granby High School. Fetterly earned first team All-District honors as a pitcher, and Honorable Mention in the Eastern Region. As a sophomore, he was first team All-District thirdbaseman. As a freshman, he was a second Team All-District selection. He played for the Virginia AAU Champions in 2003, and Helped them to a seventh place finish at the AAU Nationals in 2002. He was chosen to play in the Virginia State Commonwealth games.

John Malbon hit .339 and earned first team All-Beach District honors in 2004, and was a second team All-Beach district selection in 2003 while playing for Bill Conroy At Cox High School. Malbon participated in the East Coast pro showcase in Wilmington, NC, and was chosen to play in the Virginia State Commonwealth games.

Anthony Shawler earned first team All-Southeastern District and All-Region honors as a sophomore in 2003. He was also second team All-Tidewater and honorable Mention All-State as he it .510 with two homers and 25 runs batted in. Last year, as a Junior Shawler hit .388 with 16 runs batted in and was the Oscar Smith team MVP. He was named to the second team All-District squad.

Steve Dorst was named first team All-Conference for Skyline College. He hit .325 with four homers, 26 RBI and a.476 slugging percentage. He helped lead Skyline to the Coast Conference championship and a third place finish in Northern California last year.