AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team and head coach Chris Howell gained four freshmen in the National Letter of Intent (NLI) early signing period. The Jaguars signed pitchers Parker Bridwell, Brice Miller, Joseph Pittman, and outfielder Justin Stevens for the 2020 season.
Name: Parker Bridwell
Hometown / Previous School: Suwanee, Ga. / Peachtree Ridge High School
Bridwell is an Atlanta, Ga., native who attended Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee, Ga., for all years. He was a scholar-athlete letterman for Peachtree Ridge and also competed for the Georgia Bombers out of Suwanee, Ga. Bridwell plans to study computer science at Augusta University.
Name: Brice Miller
Hometown / Previous School: Screven, Ga. / Wayne County High School
Miller will make his way to Augusta from Wayne County High School in Screven, Ga., where he was a two-sport letterman in baseball and football. During his tenure at WCHS, Miller was named the Pitcher of the Year.
Name: Joseph Pittman
Hometown / Previous School: Tifton, Ga. / Tift County High School
Pittman is an incoming freshman from Tifton, Ga. He pitched for Tift County High School for four seasons beginning in 2015. A four-year letterman, he was named the Most Outstanding Player for TCHS and was voted the team captain his senior season. Pittman was also a member of the Beta Club and was an honors student.
Name: Justin Stevens
Hometown / Previous School: Evans, Ga. / Greenbrier High School
Stevens is a local signee for the Jaguars from Evans, Ga. He played for Greenbrier High School and lettered in baseball under coach David Barnes. Stevens was also a basketball letterman for the Wolfpack. He plans to pursue a nursing degree at Augusta University.
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