Coach: Frank Orcutt (first year)

Conference: MVC Class: C

Last year’s record: 4-12

Returning players: Seniors — Tristen Dyer (P/1B), Draegan Tooker (C/IF); Juniors — Seth Thomas (P/OF), Hunter York (IF), Gavin Haggan (UT); Sophomore — John May (UT).

Key losses: Cal Dixon, Sol Fast, Arthur Ryan, Jonny Hart.

Promising newcomers: Freshmen — Zak Kelly, Sam Storer, Evan McKay.

Season outlook: Orcutt, a longtime assistant, moves up to replace Lee Nile, who coached the past four seasons before accepting an assistant’s role with the University of Maine at Farmington softball program. The Roadrunners graduated most of their pitching in addition to the starting catcher and starting first baseman. Dyer and Thomas should strengthen the pitching rotation. Once the snow clears and Mt. Abram can play some live ball, the Roadrunners will focus on developing a batting order and drilling on fundamentals.

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