02/21/12 – Marucci Bat Decertification Notice

February 21, 2012 Baseball Blog Updates

This below was just received from the NFHS To: Member State Association Executive Directors From: B. Elliot Hopkins, MLD, CAA, NFHS Baseball Rules Editor Subject: Decertification of 33-inch Marucci CAT5 bat Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has advised us that the BBCOR decertification process has been implemented for the Marucci CAT5 33-inch model.\ Effective immediately and until further notice, this bat (Marucci CAT5 33″ length) should be considered a non-compliant bat and subject to NFHS Baseball Rules 4-1-3b and 7-4-1a. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact B. Elliot Hopkins, NFHS Baseball Rules Editor/National Interpreter at (ehopkins@nfhs.org) or (317) 822-6900, extension 5757.