David Bachner, an incoming freshman who was on a baseball scholarship, was found dead inside his Plainsboro home yesterday.
The 18-year-old pitcher earned a spot with the Pirates after a prolific high school career, setting numerous records on the mound for West Windsor-Plainsboro North High School.
Just two months ago, the Times of Trenton named Bachner its Player of the Year.
While no cause of death was announced by local authorities, it was known that Bachner had a heart problem and wore a monitoring device at times, according to the Times of Trenton. The issue was detected by Seton Hall officials during a physical exam.
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