Simpson's Baseball Program Signs Two for 2016

For Immediate Release


REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University men’s baseball program announces the signing of two players for the 2016 season: Nathan Hedberg (Tehachapi) and Ryan Holmes (Livermore).

Hedberg is a right-handed pitcher and infielder who is attending Tehachapi High School. In addition to playing baseball, he also plays basketball. In his junior season, he earned all-league baseball honors, while hitting .385 with 10 doubles and one homerun in 19 games. This season, Hedberg is the captain of the Tehachapi Warriors baseball team.

Hedberg is the son of Terry and Lorie Hedberg. His older brother, Justin, is a pitcher for Simpson University. Nathan Hedberg plans to major in business.

Holmes is a right-handed pitcher who is attending Livermore High School. He has a 4.0 grade-point average and is a member of the National Honor Society. He is the son of Scott and Julie Holmes, and he has a sister named Ashley. He plans to major in mathematics.


Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


Contact: SU Public Relations
(530) 226-4737