United Collegiate Umpires Appointed New England Collegiate Baseball League Coordinator of Baseball Umpires
Mahwah, NJ – January 8, 2018 – United Collegiate Umpires (UCU) has been appointed New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) Coordinator of Baseball Umpires, starting in 2018.
“The NECBL provides opportunities throughout the New England geographical footprint for our umpires to compliment the administrators and student-athletes who have made this a summer league respected throughout the country”, stated UCU President, Chris Marshall.
Marshall continued, “I could not be more excited that our in-state umpires will be on diamonds this summer throughout the NECBL and many from outside the state will be exposed to this prestigious brand of baseball for the first time”
“The New England Collegiate Baseball League is pleased to be partnering with UCU this coming season…” stated NECBL Commissioner, Sean McGrath.
McGrath continued, “…with our league filled with the best college baseball players in America, it requires talented and experienced umpires who work the same level of competition during the spring college season, including umpires from Division I,[Division] II, [Division] III postseason and College World Series.”
About United Collegiate Umpires
Founded in 2014, United Collegiate Umpires supervises baseball conferences in NCAA Division I (America East, Ivy League, Metro Atlantic Atheltic Conference, and Northeast Conference), NCAA Division III (Empire 8, Liberty, NEAC, and SUNYAC), NJCAA Region III and 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, including several presentations made as part of the NCAA Umpire Improvement Program.
About the New England Collegiate Baseball League
The New England Collegiate Baseball League is a wooden bat college summer league fielding teams in all six New England states, with 13 organizations overall. Partially funded by Major League Baseball, the NECBL started play in 1994 and has sent over 100 alumni to the Major Leagues.
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