Commonwealth Journal

Local Sports

May 7, 2013

Daniel Pitman signs with Lindsey Wilson

Somerset — A few weeks ago Daniel Pitman, of Pulaski County, signed to play soccer with Lindsey Wilson.

Lindsey Wilson is very much a soccer school and they have a highly remarked team winning nine NAIA championships the most recent of those coming in 2011.

“This is something I have looked forward to my whole life,” began Pitman. “It has always been my dream to get to play soccer in college.”

Pitman has been a member of the Maroons varsity soccer program his freshman year. Pitman’s skills in the classroom are just as impressive as on the field.

“Daniel and his class really accomplished a lot here at PC,” stated coach Casey Inabnitt. “Daniel was one of the main leaders on the team, he scored a lot of goals for us. I had him playing several different positions, he is a very versatile player and I think that as he continues to play and move forward he will be able to do a lot of things at Lindsey Wilson.”

This past season the Maroons 9-9 on the season. In the 2011 season Pulaski was the runner up of the 30th district the last year before they divided the districts moving Pulaski into the 47th district. Pitman only played in two regional tournament games both trips ending shortly after they began.

This past season the Blue Raiders finished with an impressive record of 22-2 making it to the semi-finals of the NAIA tournament. Head coach Ray Wells has been at Lindsey Wilson since 1983, with an impressive résumé winning all nine of the NAIA championships also winning 17 conference championships.

“Daniel is a player that we have been monitoring for some time know,” assistant coach Lee Chalmers remarked. “We have seen him in different environments and he has attended our camps, he is a player that brings something different. He is very energetic, coachable, and he has a good attitude I feel like he is the right fit for our program at Lindsey Wilson.”

“I liked Lindsey Wilson because it was a smaller school and it’s close to home,” stated Pitman. “Lindsey is a really good soccer school and I feel like ill be able to do a lot there.”

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • Relay Maranda Mills, Austin Hyden win meet MVP’s

    The weather on Saturday was perfect for the 38th annual Joan Spurlock Lake Cumberland Classic at Somerset High School’s Joan Spurlock Track Complex.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Top Players Justin Edwards, Virginia Scott named County Basketball Players of the Year

    The 2013-’14 high school basketball season was one that saw both Southwestern hoops teams advance all the way to the regional semi finals, while the PC boys won a fifth consecutive district tournament, and the Somerset Lady Jumpers earned a berth in a regional tourney for the second year in a row.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bigelow Lady Jumpers hold off Pulaski

    It’s been a rough few days for first-year head coach Brad Gover and the Pulaski County Lady Maroon softball team.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pulaski The ‘New’ Lady Maroons show no signs of giving up

    With the Somerset Lady Jumpers holding the best softball record in the 12th Region, and Pulaski just six days removed from a massive mutiny – nobody expected much of a game.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Region Warrior anglers win Region

    In only their first year in competition, the Southwestern High School bass fishing team wasted little time to show their dominance in the newly recognized KHSAA sport.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • PC softball Pulaski’s Walk Off

    Over the past three seasons, the Pulaski County High School softball program has went through several changes.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rivals Ellison’s 3-run blast stuns Lady Warriors

    After dropping their season opener in extra innings at Madison Central, the Somerset Lady Jumper softball team had been the hottest team in the 12th Region winning six games in a row.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rivals Jumpers’ Dishman shuts down Warriors

    Coming into the 2014 high school baseball season, Somerset head coach Phil Grundy felt pretty confident that his team was a bonafide regional contender thanks to eight seniors — all with a ton of experience.

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Gover Al Gover resigns as Pulaski coach

    For the second time, Al Gover has resigned as the Pulaski County High School boys basketball coach after five seasons at the helm.
    On Friday, Gover announced he was resigning from the Maroons’ head boys basketball coaching position and told his team this past weekend.

    March 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • walker 2.jpg Walker says she’s out as SHS coach

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

Somerset-Pulaski girls basketball


To purchase or view mor sports photos go to www.somerset-kentucky.smugmug.com

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Pulaski vs. Southwestern football


Check out more action photos at www.somerset-kentucky.smugmug.com

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide