Baseball Recruiting and Commitment Thread

Discussion in 'UConn Baseball and Olympic Sports' started by HuskyfanDan, Apr 5, 2012.

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    PBR New England‏@PBRNewEngland 2h2 hours ago
    2017 1B Matt Bonvicini of Holy Cross HS and CT Edge has committed to @UConnBaseball congrats! #ctbase

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    This left-handed hitter has major juice in his hands. The ball jumps off his bat, he drove it well to both gaps.
    At first base, his footwork needs improvement. He has soft hands and can catch the ball, but needs to have his feet in the correct place. If he gets his body into better shape, it will allow him to do some serious damage offensively.

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    From PBR
    Konnor Ash (2017) - 7/20/16 - De-commits from UConn, back on the market.
     
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    Tim Pfaffenbichler@Tpfaffenbichler 2 hours ago
    I'm so proud to announce my commitment to UConn. Thank you to everyone who's helped my along the way. #BleedBlue

    Class of 2018. 6-0 180lb RHP out of Windsor Locks CT.
    (Hope he has very broad shoulders w/ that last name ;))
     
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    Always nice for a D-1 recruit come out of my hometown!
     
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    If Tim should ever get to the Major Leagues, at 14 letters he would tie Jarrod Saltalamacchia for longest last name for any one to ever play in MLB. Obviously, that possibility is a bit down the road.
     
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    Talked to someone from the school told me BC and Georgia Tech were both trying to get him as long as a number of other schools
     
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    St. John's Prep 3B Mike Yarin commits to UConn

    >>Yarin, considered one of the Bay State's top 2018 bats, started the spring hitting leadoff for the Eagles, before moving to the No. 3 spot a quarter of the way through the season. He totaled 23 RBI and hit .317 on the year as he played a key cog in the Prep's run to a second straight MIAA Division 1A State Final appearance. Yarin was also named a Catholic Conference All-Star for 2016.<<
     
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    This is great news. Know that the UConn staff really wanted this kid.
     
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    Here's an article on Matt Bonvicini and his older brother Ben, a football player at UConn.

    Litchfield County Sports
     
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    2018 recruit Pat Winkel is on the roster for the Area Code Games Northeast team playing in Long Beach next week.
    Only UConn recruit, and 1 of only 2 players from the class of 2018 (rest are all 2017).
     
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    Perfect Game is now showing 2018 SS/RHP Will Lucas of Fairfield Prep as a UConn Commit.
    Lucas is ranked #
    Class is shaping up nicely. PBR has the following rankings (for what they're worth):
    1. Winkel (C) #2 NE/ #48 National
    3. Burrows (RHP) #11 NE / #241 National
    2. Yarin (3B) #16 NE / # 254 National
    4. Lucas (SS/RHP) #18 NE / # 244 National
    4. Pfaffenbichler (RHP) #28 NE.
     
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    It's cool that Lucas committed. If anyone remembers the Fairfield LL team that went to the World Series in 2012, he was their best player. Even threw a no hitter for them against Indiana. Awesome to see a prospect with potential like that stay on track and get to the point where he's good enough to play for us.
     
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    Penders has quietly been doing a really good job of bringing home high-caliber CT talent from that part of the state. Fairfield County kids tend to be predisposed towards programs like Duke and UNC, but the more inroads we can make against them, the better.
     
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    That more or less confirms the good feeling I was getting about UConn recruiting over the next couple of years. In addition, I've read some good things about the recruiting class that is due to show up in Storrs the year before for the 2018 season, with players like Christian Fedko and Luke Broadhurst. Have you seen any rankings on that class?
     
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    PBR shows 2017 (HS graduation) commits for UConn:
    1. Simeone RHP - #12 NE
    2. Melle RHP - #17 Michigan
    3. Fedko SS - #23 PA
    4. Dunlop RHP - #29 NY
    5. Broadhurst SS - # 37 NE
    6. Hague 2b - #42 NE
    7. Bonvincini 1B - #54 NE
    None of the above are nationally ranked.
     
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    Chad Knight just verballed to Duke. He just started his sophomore year at Staples.
     
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    Today is Fall Scout day. Anyone able to give us a first hand report of the new players (an returning players)?
     
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    Kyler Fedko ‏@KylerFedko4 42m 42 minutes ago
    Blessed and humbled to say that I will continue my baseball and academic career at the University of Connecticut

    Jeff Sullivan ‏@JSully12 44m44 minutes ago
    Congrats to 2018 Kyler Fedko! Just committed to UCONN! High level SS made All-Tournament Team for NEB at 17U @PerfectGameUSA World Series.
     
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    Fedko and Schwartz look like great gets. Nice job.
     
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    With the younger Fedko committing in the same class as Will Lucas, it looks like we'll have some really solid infield depth for the first time in a while. Granted this past year was a success overall, but not having one single backup infielder able to play was a pretty notable detriment.
     
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