Q and A with 2015 Eastern Michigan Commit: Thomas Lindeman (Milan HS)

Thomas Lindeman, SS, Milan HS, Class of 2015

PBR: Why did you choose Eastern Michigan?

Lindeman: I had met Vanameyde at Michigan State for junior recruit day and really liked him. After talking with him, I felt that this was an offer and opportunity I couldn't pass up. 

PBR: What other schools were you considering?

Lindeman: Out of all my offers, it only came down to Eastern and Saginaw Valley State. 

PBR: Where did the coaching staff first see you?

Lindeman: He first noticed me my freshman year while playing summer ball with Underwood Orr. I was a freshman on an 18 yr old travel ball team.

PBR: What team do you play for in the summer and what is your most memorable moment.

Lindeman: Underwood Orr, winning the Firecraker championship this year at Eastern. 

PBR: What were your expectations about the recruiting process?

Lindeman: The only expectations I really had were just getting an offer and being able to continue my career with baseball after high school.

PBR: What were your stats this spring season at Milan?

Lindeman: Brad Sherman with SMCC

PBR: Who is the toughest hitter that you have faced?

Lindeman: . 413 batting average, 40 runs, I went 31 for 31 stolen bases. I am currently 4 hits shy of the record for hits in a career.   I hold the record for ERA for my sophomore year which was .30. This year my ERA was 1.45. I was also named All state my sophomore year and made all state second team this year.