The additions of area high school standouts Jordan Brink, Jordan Luplow and Chris Mariscal highlight a Fresno State recruiting class that Baseball America has ranked 19th best in the country.
Infielder/pitcher Brink (Central High) and shortstop Mariscal (Clovis North) were All-Bee selections while infielder Luplow (Buchanan) was a Bee All-Star in 2010 before missing most of his senior season with a shoulder injury.
The rest of the Bulldogs' recruits include: right-handed pitcher Garrett Mundell (Lake Forest), right-handed pitcher Will Munro (San Marcos), catcher Ryne Dean (Mesa, Ariz.), left-handed pitcher Aaron Gillis (Stockton), right-handed pitcher Matt Fontaine (Fremont), left-handed pitcher Jordan Lewis (Coolidge, Ariz.) and right-handed pitcher Austin Wiggins (Antioch).
Fresno State soccer players earn academic honor
Fresno State women's soccer players Kendall VanDine and Kayla Kret were named first-team academic All-District VIII on Monday by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
VanDine is a senior majoring in communicative disorders, and Kret is a sophomore biology major. Both will be considered for Academic All-American honors.
The two defenders helped the Bulldogs post 10 shutouts during a season that ended with Sunday's 1-0 loss to Utah State in the Western Athletic Conference tournament final.
Sunbirds cruise in men's basketball
No. 25 Fresno Pacific used a balanced scoring attack as five players registered double figures in an 82-58 victory over Menlo.
George DeLeon led Fresno Pacific with 19 points as the Sunbirds improved to 2-1.
West Hills hoops wins
Darius Gordon scored 22 points and Michael Balogun added 17 as West Hills defeated LA Trade Tech 85-78.
Reedley golfer in 2nd at regionals
Reedley College's Galissa Zamarripa is tied for second place individually with an 80 after the first round of the Northern California Regional women's golf championships Monday at Empire Ranch Golf Club in Folsom.
Zamarripa is four strokes behind Sacramento City's Riley Sexton heading into today's final round.
Fresno City sits fourth out of four in the team standings at 361, 39 strokes behind leader Sacramento City and 22 strokes behind second-place Canada. The top two teams advance to the state championships.
Kastyn Sugimoto led the Rams with an 86, which is tied for 17th-place individually.
Rams draw No. 5 water polo seed
The Fresno City College women's water polo team drew the No. 5 seed and will face No. 4 Sierra on Friday in San Mateo during the opening round of the Northern California Regional playoffs.
The winner advances to face top-seeded Merced on Saturday. Game times have not been announced.