PBR IA Uncommitted Spotlight: '20 Ben Schwartz, IF, Ames

Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

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Benjamin Schwartz

Class of 2020 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Ames
    State: IA
  • Summer Team: Iowa Sticks Scout
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 200lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R


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PBR: What schools have expressed interest in you?
SCHWARTZ: A variety of high academic schools & junior colleges are interested.

PBR: Have you taken any visits, or have any visits scheduled in the near future?
SCHWARTZ: I’ve had some overnights this fall and visited a lot of schools over the summer.

PBR: Are you looking for anything in particular in a school? (Example: high academics, certain academic program, local, etc.)
SCHWARTZ: I want to play the highest level of baseball and get a great education.

PBR: What were some of your highlights during your junior year?
SCHWARTZ: The highlight of last year was seeing development after coming off an injury. Also playing with and against some of the best guys in the nation was a highlight.

PBR: What are your goals for this year?
SCHWARTZ: My main baseball goals are making big gains in the weight room and increasing quickness, speed & agility. My other goals are to get it done in the classroom, finish my Eagle Scout, and find what school I can contribute to on and off the field.

PBR: Do you play any other sports?
SCHWARTZ: Yes. I am the starting varsity goalkeeper with all-conference honors for soccer. I have college interest there too, but I want to play baseball.

PBR: What is your ACT and GPA?
SCHWARTZ: My ACT is 29 and unweighted GPA 3.55 with college courses & Aps.