Marshall Appointed Ivy League Coordinator of Baseball Umpires

Mahwah, NJ – October 18, 2017 – United Collegiate Umpires (UCU) President, Chris Marshall has been appointed Ivy League Coordinator of Baseball Umpires, starting in 2018.

“I was an Ivy League Umpire for 15 years,” said Chris Marshall, UCU President. “I respected the tradition as an umpire and will continue to do so in this new role as conference coordinator.

Marshall continued, “Exceptional academic and athletic performance is the hallmark for the conference and I look forward to constructing an umpire staff committed to the same excellence as the Ivy League student-athletes.”

About Chris Marshall

After beginning his NCAA career in 1996, Chris graduated from the Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring. Instead of pursuing a professional career, he returned to NCAA baseball. This decision has resulted in significant accomplishment as Chris is now widely respected nationally throughout the NCAA baseball community.

His work has resulted in extensive post-season recognition: The 1999 and 2000 Junior College World Series, 2005 Division III College World Series, seven Division III Regionals, two Division II Regionals, seven Division I Regionals, and four Division I Super Regionals (2014–2017).

About United Collegiate Umpires

Founded in 2017, United Collegiate Umpires supervises baseball conferences in NCAA Division I (America East, Ivy League, MAAC, and Northeast Conference), NCAA Division III (Empire 8, Liberty, NEAC, and SUNYAC), NJCAA Region III and Region XIX, New England Collegiate Baseball League, and New York Collegiate Baseball League. Offering superior umpire education, UCU implements training programs fostering umpire development throughout the country.

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