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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • UMC Baseball signs local product Cody Magsam

  • Magsam a middle infielder for the Crookston Pirate baseball team and attends Fisher High School.
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  • The University of Minnesota Crookston baseball team announced the addition of local product Cody Magsam (5-10 150, IF, Crookston, Minn.) to a National Letter of Intent Wednesday. Magsam joins current UMC player Brandon Kresl (Fr., 1B, Crookston, Minn./Management) as Crookston High players who are slated to be on the 2015 roster for the Golden Eagles.
    “We are excited that Cody Magsam has decided to join the Golden Eagle baseball program,” said head coach Chris Vito. “We believe that Cody, like Brandon Kresl, will be a solid contributor to the program over his four years playing UMC baseball.”
    Magsam is the first player to sign for the Golden Eagles during the Spring Signing Period. The Golden Eagles are looking to replace a large senior class which includes eight players. They are currently slated to have 12 players return to the team for the 2015 season.
    Magsam attends school at Fisher Public School in Fisher, Minn., but plays baseball for Crookston H.S. and head coach Mitch Bakken, the former softball coach at Minnesota Crookston. Also played basketball and football for the Climax/Fisher team. He also plays for American Legion Post 20 out of Crookston, which will be coached by current UMC players Jesse Jennings and Trevor Buttermore this season. On the basketball court, Magsam won the Mr. Offense Award. Magsam hit .240 last season in 21 starts with seven runs scored and six RBI’s
    Cody is the son of Lisa and Robert Magsam. He was born Feb. 28, 1996. Magsam is currently undecided on a major.
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