News Release


Miller to Play Baseball at Mount Marty College

Published Date4\2\2014
Mount Marty College is pleased to announce the commitment of Mitchell High School senior, Derek Miller, to attend Mount Marty College this fall and participate in the baseball program.

Miller, a pitcher and outfielder, has had an outstanding high school career for the Mitchell High School Club and Legion teams. He is coming off a strong 2013 junior season in which he carried a 2-0 record with a 2.50 earned run average as a pitcher. As an outfielder Miller batted .326 with 15 hits, 14 runs and 6 doubles. He helped his Legion team to a 38-14 overall record, recorded a 6-1 record as a pitcher with a 3.67 earned run average and led the team in innings pitched with 68. Miller also provided for the team as an outfielder with a .284 batting average that included 33 hits, 21 runs 21 runs batted in and 5 doubles.

Mount Marty College head baseball coach, Andy Bernatow, is happy to announce the commitment of Derek to the Lancer Baseball program. "I am very excited about the commitment of Derek Miller to the baseball program. He has had a remarkable career for Mitchell and I feel his best baseball is still in front of him. Derek has a prototypical pitcher's body standing 6'4" and also has the ability to play outfield. I am excited to see what the future has in store for him athletically as a baseball player. I am also fortunate that the program and college are both getting an outstanding person."

Miller will major in business at Mount Marty College. The son of Doug and Lea Miller, Derek is the recipient of a MMC Honors Scholarship for his academic achievement and will also be receiving a baseball scholarship.

For more information on Mount Marty College's baseball program please visit www.mmclancers.com or contact head coach, Andy Bernatow at abernatow@mtmc.edu.