Coach Larsen announced today that senior middle infielder Gunnar Buhner (Mt. Si High School) signed his National Letter of intent on Nov 14th to play for Head Coach Britt Bonneau at Abilene Chirstian University in Abilene, Texas. ACU is in the process of joining the Southland Conference for the 2013-2014 school year, moving the school back into Division 1. The Southland Conference features great D-1 teams like Oral Roberts, McNeese State, Sam Houston State, Lamar and more.
“Im excitied for Gunnar. I think it is going to be a great place for him to continue his baseball career, and with the schools move to Division 1 he is going to get the chance to play against some top tier programs throughout the country. Couldn’t be more happy for him.” said Coach Larsen. Gunnar signing marks the first Washington Athletic to sign his letter of intent for the 2013-2014 season. “I look forward to seeing big things from Gunnar this year. He’s going to be a great leader for our infield this summer.”
Ablilene Christian will play this season in the Divsion 2 Lone Star Conference, and will make their move to the Southland Conference for Gunnars first season with the Wildcats.