Snype signs with Benedict College

  • Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Roger Lee/Journal Scene Fort Dorchester senior Myles Snype (front, center) signed with the Benedict College baseball team last week.

The leadoff hitter for the Patriots’ baseball team will play for the Tigers next season.

Fort Dorchester’s Myles Snype has signed to play for the Benedict College baseball team.

The senior was joined by family members, friends, teammates, coaches and school administrators Thursday at the high school for a signing celebration.

“When I went up to Columbia it seemed like they were really like a family,” Snype said. “Their coach has a lot of experience moving players on to the next level so I liked that.”

Fort Dorchester coach Jack Radcliffe says the Tigers are getting a versatile athlete.

“Myles is a great kid and a strong outfielder,” Radcliffe said. “He is very dependable and has a good arm. He bats left handed with some power and knows how to run the bases. He’ll be great for their program from the beginning.”

Snype became a starter for the Patriots’ varsity team at the end of his sophomore year. As a senior, he led the Patriots in bunts and was among the team’s Top 3 in basting average and stolen bases.

Snype has played organized baseball since the age of 4. In addition to his outfield experience, he also has pitching experience.

He was a member of a Collins Park team that placed fourth at the Dixie Baseball World Series.

“I think the big thing I need to do when I get to college is hit the weight room and get bigger so I can compete at that level,” Snype said.

He plans to major in criminal justice and pursue a career with the DNR.

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