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Rehoboth baseball player commits to Oklahoma Christian University

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Rehoboth Christian High School’s baseball team finished this past season with a record of 20-2. And now one of the boys who helped them achieve that record is going on to play baseball at Oklahoma Christian University in Edmond, Okla.

Tyler Keedah signed his letter of intent to play baseball at the university on July 28. In an interview with the Sun, he said he was excited for all that the college had to offer.

“I chose [Oklahoma Christian University] because they have a good engineering program and they have baseball, and they’re a Christian school, so I get to keep pursuing my faith,” Keedah said.

Keedah said he’s planning on studying mechanical engineering.

“[I’m looking forward to] getting better at the sport and learning a lot more about engineering,” he said.

Keedah played first base for Rehoboth Christian, and one of his coaches, Anthony Sanchez, said that something that makes Keedah a great baseball player is his willingness to work with his teammates.

“He’s just an overall great kid. His skill level is really really good as a baseball player, but what makes him a great baseball player is how good of a teammate he is and how he treats other players,” Sanchez said. “He’s real coachable and real easy to get along with.”

When asked what type of advice he would give Keedah, Sanchez said he would tell him to just enjoy the experience.

“The one thing I told him and what I tell all my players is live in the moment. Not very many people get the opportunity to do what Tyler’s doing, so he needs to enjoy it, work hard at it, and just keep doing what he’s doing,” Sanchez said.

By Molly Ann Howell
Sun Correspondent