Team ends year on high note

By Matt Shearman ’10

The year 2009 was extra special for the recently graduated LU baseball players pictured above. Along with completing their degrees, the players experienced a fairytale ending to their college athletic careers.

As these members of the national championship winning team move on to new ventures, they fondly remember their years at Lynn University. Former Fighting Knight Douglas Toro, a human services major who hails from Venezuela, says that Anna Krift, professor of international relations, was his favorite professor at Lynn University because she made the lessons fun and interesting.

Toro states he will miss the daily contact with teammates, and if he could re-write the script for his NCAA baseball career, he would plead with NCAA to allow him a fifth year of eligibility. Teammate Casey Sedley says he would have wanted to have been selected in MLB draft after winning the nationals.

Toro stated that if selected to play any other LU varsity sport, it would be soccer. Toro is currently in the MBA program at Lynn and aspires to own his own charitable organization in the near future.

Sedley openly admits to wearing his national ring to social events, and when asked to play for another LU athletics team Sedley would select the basketball team as he has the height that would help.

Sedley explains how he will miss playing for the baseball team but he is anxious to experience other fruits that life has to offer. He adds that going on road trips will be one of the things he will miss most about not being part of the team.