Recruiting news from around Illinois



Recruiting news from across Illinois:

Sam Hopkins, a RHP from No. 19 O’Fallon HS, has committed to SIU-Edwardsville. Hopkins has been dominant for the Panthers over the last two seasons. As a junior, he posted a 10-2 record with a 2.57 ERA. This spring, Hopkins is 4-1 with a 1.00 ERA in 35 innings.

Tyler Woolbright, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound two-way talent from Rockford Lutheran HS, has committed to North Park University. Woolbright was a standout performer during the Fall Prospect Program last fall. Earlier, North Park also received a commitment from 6-foot-3 3B/RHP Jason Meger from Niles West HS.

The University of Chicago landed a pair of prospects when it received commitments from Whitney Young catcher Tim Sonnefeldt and Providence 1B/OF Kevin Tully.

Luke Stewart, a 3B from Collinsville HS, has committed to Illinois Central College. Stewart currently has 4 homers, 5 doubles and 12 RBI for the Kahoks.

Jordan Grooms, a four-year starter for Marshall HS, has committed to Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

Joe Gray, an OF from Oak Lawn HS, has committed to Elmhurst College.

Send all recruiting information to Sean Duncan at [email protected]

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