Prep Baseball Report

Indiana Recruiting Notebook

By Phil Wade
Indiana Executive Director

More players in the Hoosier state picked their schools over the last month.  Below we recap who is going where.

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Class of 2015

Christian Beard, RHP, Roncalli HS, 2015: The 6-foot-3, 190 pound RHP currently ranked No. 64 in Indiana’s 2015 class has committed to Indiana University.  Beard was up to 84 at June’s Top Prospect Games with heavy downhill plane and consistently in the zone. 

Connor Cunningham, LHP, Carmel HS, 2015: Ranked No. 166 in Indiana’s 2015 class, Cunningham has committed to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.  The 6-foot-1, 165 pound Cunningham was up to 80 mph at this year’s Top Prospect Games.  

Jordan Kyriakopoulos, MIF, Sheridan HS, 2015: The Sheridan High School middle-infielder recently committed to Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. Kyriakopoulos ran a 7.12 60 at the Inaugural Hoosier Holiday Showcase last December.  Read more on his commitment HERE.

Dillon Lagenour, OF, Evansville North HS, 2015: The Evansville North outfielder recently committed to Olney Central.  Read more on Lagneour’s commitment HERE

Paul Milto, RHP/1B, Roncalli HS, 2015: The 25th ranked player in Indiana’s 2015 class committed to Indiana University earlier this month.  The 6-foot-3, 230 pound Milto has attended multiple PBR events showcasing a strong arm and power at the plate.  In June’s Top Prospect Games Milto pitched for the first time at a PBR event and was impressive with a fastball up to 90 mph and an 82 mph slider with tight spin and late movement.  Read more on Milto’s commitment to the Hoosiers HERE 

Bailey Montgomery, MIF, Vincennes HS, 2015: The 5-foot-10, 165 pound middle-infielder has committed to Wabash Valley. Montgomery attended last year’s Underclass Preview where he showcased a strong bat.  Read more on Montgomery’s commitment HERE.

Adam Roser, MIF, Northfield HS, 2015: Ranked No. 102 in Indiana’s 2015 class, Roser has committed to Huntington University.  Roser attended the Ft. Wayne Top Prospect Showcase in June where he ran a 7.10 60 and showcased athletic defensive actions.  

Matt Simmerman, C, Eastern (Greentown) HS, 2015: The 6-foot-1, 220 pound catcher ranked 59th in Indiana’s 2015 class has committed to Lincoln Trail.  Simmerman possesses a quick bat with present power.  At the Preseason All-State last February he was 1.94-2.00 with his pop times.  

James Spera, OF, Norwell HS, 2015: The 90th ranked player in Indiana’s 2015 class recently committed to Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne.  Spera has attended multiple PBR events including the 2014 Preseason All-State and 2014 Top Prospect Games.  Spera is a strong, athletic player with a strong bat from the left side.  

class of 2016

Milo Beam, OF, Westfield HS, 2016: Committed to Purdue:  A member of Team Indiana at this year’s Future Games, Beam committed to Purdue University.  The 6-foot-3, 170 pound outfielder is currently ranked 22nd in Indiana’s 2016 class and possesses great speed and athleticism.  At the Future Games workout he ran a 6.61 60 and was 83 from the outfield.  Read more on Beam’s commitment to the Boilermakers HERE

Justin Jenkins, OF, Terre Haute South HS, 2016: The athletic 5-foot-10 outfielder has committed to the University of Iowa.  Jenkins, ranked 35th in Indiana’s 2016 class, showcased tons of athleticism and a strong bat at this June’s Top Prospect Games.  Read more on Jenkins’ commitment to the Hawkeyes HERE.

class of 2017

Matthew Litwicki, RHP, Lake Central HS, 2017:  The 6-foot-2 Lake Central right-hander committed to Indiana University.  The 9th ranked player in Indiana’s 2017 class is a projectable 2017 righty that was up to 89 this summer. 

Past Recruiting Notebooks