DURHAM, N.C. -- Nineteen members of the 2013 USA Baseball 18U National Team, which won gold at the 2013 IBAF 18U/'AAA' World Cup in Taichung, Taiwan, this past September made their college commitments official by signing national letters of intent during the early signing period from November 13 through November 19.

The 19 high school seniors on the World Cup roster signed with 17 different universities, with defending national champion, UCLA, and Florida each adding a pair of World Cup champions to their 2014 recruiting class. 14 of the 19 athletes signed with schools in their state with IF/RHP, Jack Flaherty (Burbank, Calif.) venturing the furthest from home, inking with the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

The Southeastern Conference led the way with seven players signing within the conference, while four signed with PAC 12 schools and three joined Atlantic Coast Conference institutions.

The signees:

BRADY AIKEN, LHP, Cardiff By The Sea, Calif. (Cathedral Catholic HS)
University of California, Los Angeles

BRYSON BRIGMAN, IF, San Jose, Calif. (Valley Christian HS)
University of San Diego

ALEX DESTINO, LHP/OF, Weaverville, N.C. (North Buncombe HS)
University of South Carolina

JACK FLAHERTY, IF/RHP, Burbank, Calif. (Harvard-Westlake HS)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

MARVIN GORGAS, RHP/IF, East Hampton, Conn. (East Hampton HS)
University of Connecticut

ADAM HASELEY, LHP/OF, Windermere, Fla. (The First Academy HS)
University of Virginia

SCOTT HURST, OF, Glendora, Calif. (Bishop Amat Memorial HS)
California State University, Fullerton

KEL JOHNSON, OF, Palmetto, Ga. (Home school)
Georgia Tech University

TRACE LOEHR, IF, Milwaukie, Ore. (Rex Putman HS)
Oregon State University

MAC MARSHALL, LHP, Parkview, Ga. (Parkview HS)
Louisiana State University

KEATON McKINNEY, RHP/IF, Ankeny, Iowa (Ankeny HS)
University of Arkansas

JACOB NIX, RHP, Los Alamitos, Calif. (Los Alamitos HS)
University of California, Los Angeles

LUIS ORTIZ, RHP, Sanger, Calif. (Sanger HS)
California State University, Fresno

JAKSON REETZ, C/OF/RHP, Hickman, Neb. (Norris HS)
University of Nebraska, Lincoln

MICHAEL RIVERA, C, Venice, Fla. (Venice HS)
University of Florida

J.J. SCHWARZ, C, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (Palm Beach Gardens HS)
University of Florida

JUSTUS SHEFFIELD, LHP, Tullahoma, Tenn. (Tullahoma HS)
Vanderbilt University

LANE THOMAS, OF, Knoxville, Tenn. (Bearden HS)
University of Tennessee

COLE TUCKER, IF, Phoenix, Ariz. (Mountain Pointe HS)
University of Arizona

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