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Bracco and Dietz Added to Crusader Baseball Staff
Patrick Bracco (center) is Valpo's new Student Assistant.
Patrick Bracco (center) is Valpo's new Student Assistant.

Monday, September 29, 2008

Valparaiso University head baseball coach Tracy Woodson has announced the additions of Patrick Bracco and Josh Dietz to complete his staff for the 2009 season.

Bracco will serve as the team's Student Assistant while Dietz will be a Volunteer Assistant.

Bracco pitched for the Crusaders from 2005-2008 when he appeared in 35 games.  He earned Academic All Mid-Continent Conference honors as a junior and graduated in May, 2008 with a degree in sports industry.  He is currently working towards his master’s degree in sports administration.

Dietz played baseball at Bowling Green State University from 2004-2007 as an infielder before serving as the head coach of the Bowling Green club team last season.

Bracco and Dietz complete the Crusader staff that includes assistant coaches Brian Schmack and Eric Osborn.

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