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Niagara Falls' Newbury named to Marietta College baseball roster

MARIETTA, Ohio -- Bobby Newbury of Niagara Falls is one of 39 players who will begin the 2017 baseball season on Marietta College's roster.

The Pioneers, who enter the season ranked No. 23 in NCAA Division III, open up play in a doubleheader at Ohio Wesleyan on March 4. Marietta College has 39 regular season games scheduled this spring, including 18 games in the highly competitive Ohio Athletic Conference.

Newbury is a 6-foot-1 freshman who is majoring in Athletic Training.

Marietta College's baseball team is the winningest in all of Division III and has won the national championship six times, including back-to-back titles in 2011-12. The Pioneers, who finished 28-17 last season, are coached by Brian Brewer.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy begun in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and has been listed among Barron's Best Buys in College Education and Peterson's Competitive Colleges, and has been recognized as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review.

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