Blue Hawk Baseball Signs Two More Pitchers and a Catcher

Blue Hawk Baseball Signs Two More Pitchers and a Catcher

DICKINSON, ND- The Dickinson State University Baseball team is pleased to announce the signing of Ryan Absher, TJ McCullough and Brock Messer to join the 2016-17 Blue Hawks.

Ryan Absher

Absher is a right handed pitcher from Lehi, UT. Ryan played the last two years at Miles Community College in Miles City, MT.

For the Pioneers, Absher was a relief pitcher and seen a few spot starts. In high school, he was a member of the 5-A All Star team and 2nd team All-Region Pitcher/Outfielder as well as All-Valley Runningback and All-Region Cornerback.

"When you find the right degree and a team that wants you, it all just click," stated Absher when asked why he signed with DSU.

Ryan plans to major in Exercise Science at Dickinson State University and is the son of Richard and Lisa.

"Ryan keeps the ball low and goes right after hitters. He will absolutely help us on the mound this year," said Blue Hawk Head Baseball Coach Jason Watson.

TJ McCullough

TJ attended Pinetree Secondary in Coquitlam, British Columbia then took his talents to Shoreline CC in Shoreline, WA.

McCullough split time between Catcher and First base and was a member of the All-Academic NWAC team in 2016.

"After conversations with Coach Watson, I felt Dickinson State University was the best fit for me," stated McCullough.

TJ plans to major in Exercise Science at DSU and is the son of Glenn and Mary.

"TJ is a gamer. He has the ability to play multiple positions and swings a very good bat," said Watson.

Brock Messer

Messer is a left handed pitcher from Dickinson, North Dakota and attended Trinity High School.

Brock was a member of the 2016 North Dakota State Championship Baseball team while representing Dickinson High School.

"DSU has a great educational programs and I love playing baseball in Dickinson. My mom and sister also attended Dickinson State University," stated Messer.

Messer plans to major in Physical Therapy at Dickinson State University and is the son of Todd and Jolene.

"Brock has the frame to be an outstanding college baseball player. I feel with our strength training program, he will have the ability to be a great left handed pitcher," said Watson.