MURFREESBORO — New MTSU baseball head coach Jim McGuire recently landed his first verbal commitment, and it was a notable one.
Ooltewah High pitcher/first baseman Kevin Dupree, after originally committing to the University of Tennessee, changed his mind and chose the Blue Raiders.
Dupree, who plans to sign during the NCAA signing period in November, will be a two-way player for MTSU.
Last season, the left-hander had a 5-4 record, 1.93 ERA, seven complete games, two shutouts and 63 strikeouts in 54 innings as a junior. At the plate, Dupree had a .303 average with seven doubles, one triple, team-high six home runs, 27 RBIs and 25 walks
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