News Release


Post 22 Rodriquez Signs with MMC Baseball

Published Date7\23\2012
Mount Marty College is pleased to announce the athletic commitment of Asau Rodriquez to attend Mount Marty College this fall and participate in the baseball program.

Rodriquez graduated this spring from Rapid City Central High School and is a pitcher from the Rapid City Post 22 American Legion Baseball program. Rodriquez has been an important part of the Post 22 pitching staff the last two years leading his team in innings pitched and appearances during the summer of 2011 - pitching 69 and 2/3 innings with 16 appearances. Rodriquez finished the 2011 season with a 7-3 record with 1 save and a 2.58 ERA and ranked second on the team with 68 strikeouts. Currently for the 2012 season Rodriquez is 6-2 on the season with 2.11 ERA and has struck out 50 batters in 53 innings pitched.

Mount Marty College head baseball coach, Andy Bernatow, is excited to announce the commitment of Rodriquez to the Lancer baseball program. "Asau has the potential to make an immediate impact on the mound at the varsity level. I really like his presence on the mound and he is very polished for a high school pitcher. I am anxious to get him to campus and start working with him. He is a top-notch pitcher and kid and I really feel he has the ability to be a leader in our program."

The son of Eddie and Tami Rodriquez, Asau will major in exercise wellness at Mount Marty. He is the recipient of an MMC Academic Achievement Scholarship in addition to his baseball award.

For more information on Mount Marty College's baseball program please visit www.mmclancers.com or contact head coach, Andy Bernatow at abernatow@mtmc.edu.