Bulldogs ink homeschool All-American

Lebanon player has big season with Monarchs
Jun 28, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) HWSA All-American Joseph Midgett, of Lebanon, signed to play baseball with Cumberland University. Coach Woody Hunt (standing) is pictured with Midgett and his parents, Dan and Jeneva Midgett.


Lebanon’s Joseph Midgett signed scholarship papers recently to play for 2014 NAIA national champion Cumberland University.

Midgett, a Homeschool World Series Association All-American, was a centerfielder for the Nashville Monarchs. He batted .400 during the post season and maintained a .310 batting average from the lead-off spot during the regular season. 

Midgett also batted .464 with runners in scoring position and led the Monarchs in stolen bases. He finished with a .405 slugging average and had a .420 on-base percentage. 

As a centerfielder, Midgett didn’t make a throwing or fielding error throughout the season. 

The son of Dan and Jeneva Midgett, he is playing summer baseball with the Sandlot Tennessee Travelers, based in Nashville.


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