Inside the Recruitment: '16 OF Craig Lewis commits to Seton Hill

Craig Lewis, OF, Howland HS, Class of 2016

PBR: Why did you choose Seton Hill?

Lewis:  I feel that at Seton Hill I will be challenged to be the best baseball player and student that I can be.

PBR: What other schools were you considering?

Lewis:  Walsh University and Lake Erie College

PBR: Where did the coaches first see you? How did your relationship develop with their coaching staff?

Lewis:  They first saw me at the PBR Unsigned Senior games at Kent State in August, and then again at another showcase at Youngstown State University in October. Our relationship developed very quickly after that.

PBR: What role do the coaches expect you to play your first year on campus?

Lewis:  To work hard and compete for my position while positively contributing to the team.

PBR: What is your biggest strength as a player and how do you feel that you will help Seton Hill baseball?

Lewis:  I feel that both my bat and my speed are my biggest strengths. I feel that I will help Seton Hill Baseball on offense as well as defense.

PBR: Who do you play for in the summer and what was the most memorable experience from this summer?

Lewis:  I play for Roby Lee's in the Youngstown Class B league. My most memorable experience this summer was being picked up by Roth Brothers and playing in the NABF World Series.

PBR: What were your stats for last spring?

Lewis:  BA: .370  Hits: 27  1B: 19  2B: 5  3b: 2  HR: 1  SB: 18

PBR: Who is the toughest pitcher that you have faced in Ohio?

Lewis:  Jared Burkert is the toughest pitcher I have faced in Ohio. He has always been a quality opponent for me at the plate.