South Carolina baseball's recruiting class has been ranked No. 11 in the nation as announced by Collegiate Baseball on Friday afternoon. This year's class includes 21 newcomers to the Garnet & Black.
I was blown away by Wil Crowe's stats!
Wil Crowe - RHP - Sevierville, Tenn. (Piegeon Forge HS)
- 2013 MLB Draft Selection (31st round/Cleveland Indians)
- 2013 Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Tennessee
- 2013 Louisville Slugger High School All-American by Collegiate Baseball
- Helped Pigeon Forge to 2013 Class AA championship in Tennessee, winning pitcher in title game in 2013
- As a senior in 2013, went 15-1 with a 0.46 ERA in 91 innings with 172 strikeouts. Also hit .448 with 12 homers.
- Rated No. 36 best overall prospect for 2013 MLB Draft by Keith Law of ESPN
- Rated No. 3 best high school prospect in Tennessee and No. 58 best high school prospect in the nation by Perfect Game USA
- Rated No. 6 best overall prospect in Tennessee and No. 141 best overall prospect in nation for 2013 MLB Draft by Baseball America
- 2013 Southeast All-Region by Perfect Game USA
- Named to 2012 Tennessee Sportswriters Association All-State team
- 2012 District 3-AA MVP and All-PrepXtra First Team honors
- As a junior in 2012, went 11-4 with a 0.89 ERA with 143 strikeouts, also hit .449 with 10 doubles and 36 RBI
- As a junior pitched a perfect game in his first start of the 2012 season
- Played for Knoxville Stars AAU team; helped lead team to 2012 Continental Amateur Baseball Association 17U World Series championship, earned MVP Honors
- His father, Tim Crowe, played college baseball at Milligan College
Looks like we loaded up with pitching, and should also improve our fielding % from last year!
I am ready for Carolina Baseball already!