Presque Isle, ME – The University of Maine at Presque Isle Owls baseball team adds another 2022 recruit to their future roster, Jake Neddeau. Neddeau is interested in studying Criminal Justice at UMPI while being a part of the baseball team.
Neddeau is from North Stonington, Connecticut, where he played baseball for Wheeler High School. Jake's primary position in high school was left field. "I am looking forward to furthering my education in the Criminal Justice program while pursuing my dream of playing college baseball." Said the future Owl, "I am excited to join the UMPI community and grow as a student-athlete."
Assistant coach of Wheeler, Josh Veal, had high praise for Neddeau's work ethic and baseball IQ. "Jake's knowledge of baseball is dwarfed by his toughness and dedication to the team." Said coach Veal, "Jake is always one of the first people at the field and sets a great example for others on how to continually bring 100% to the field every day"
Head coach of the Owls Coach Stinson spoke about Jake's future contributions to the team, "Jake will add some more speed and quickness to out outfield along with some leadership qualities." After hearing from Coach Veal, Coach Stinson continued, "Hearing about Jake's work ethic and dedication, showing up first and leaving the field last will make any coach excited to add players like that on their roster. This Owls program is very fortunate to have Jake as an incoming teammate."