Summe has Ave Maria at No. 25 in NAIA baseball rankings
Ave Maria (Fla.) University opened the 2014 baseball season by winning three of
The Gyrenes, coached by Penn High School and Bethel College graduate Shawn Summe, were ranked No. 25 in the NAIA preseason poll after going 38-21 in 2013.
Ave Maria, a program started by Summe in 2010, is scheduled to play host to Bethel March 3, Grace College March 6, Saint Francis (Ind.) March 13 and Spring Arbor (coached by former Bethel head coach Sam Riggleman) March 14-15.
One of Summe's assistant coaches is Chuck Lennon, a former baseball and basketball assistant at Notre Dame.
He later served under the Golden Dome as ND Alumni Association director and associate vice president of university relations.