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Craig Dedelow opts to return to Indiana for his senior season instead of signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

One of Indiana's best players is coming back to the team for one final shot at Omaha.

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Indiana Baseball made it official this afternoon, letting the masses know that outfielder Craig Dedelow would return to the team for his final season of eligibility despite being drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 34th round (1035th overall).

Dedelow lead the Hoosiers in plate appearances, batting average, and doubles while being near the top in on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and runs batted in. The outfielder was a bench bat his freshman year during Indiana's 2014 campaign that saw them win the Big Ten and snag a national seed in the NCAA Tournament and has played in over 100 games in the two years since.

The outfielder will return to the Hoosiers as one of the best players and leader of a squad looking to rebound from a disappointing 2016 campaign.