Prep Baseball Report

Marshall Releases 2016 Early Signing Class Greg Williams
PA/WV Director of Scouting

Marshall University and head coach Jeff Waggoner have announced the signing of 12 players to National Letters of Intent, including two standouts from West Virginia.  The Thundering Herd went 20-32 in 2015, including a 12-18 mark in Conference USA.

2016 West Virginia EARLY COMMITS

Jacob BradleyJacob Bradley, RHP, Nitro HS
PBR Rank: #8 in WV
PBR Notes:
4/11/15 Bradley worked through a high 3/4 slot with a long arm action. He throws across his body occasionally with some effort, and his fastball sat 81-84 mph touching 85 with occasional cut action through his seven innings of work. Bradley showed a good curveball at 68-71 mph with sharp and late 11/5 action. He allowed five runs on eight hits with three walks and 11 strikeouts.

Matt HarrisonMatt Harrison, OF, Nitro HS
PBR Rank: #1 in PA. #185 in PBR combined Class of 2016 rankings
PBR Notes:
4/11/15 Harrison put his power on display with a double to left field on a 76 mph changeup up in the zone and a long home run to center on an 83 mph fastball. At 6-foot-3, 205-pounds, Harrison is strong and takes an aggressive swing while still maintaining good balance in the box. 6.70 runner with raw power. Harrison has been selected to participate in the prestigious PBR Super 60 Pro Showcase on February 7 in Chicago.

Remainder of the class

Jacob Niggemeyer, RHP, Iowa Western CC (IA)
PBR Rank: #8 in OH; #58 in PBR combined Class of 2014 rankings

D'Andre Knight, RHP, Seminole State College (FL)
PBR Rank: #46 in NY

Parker Beine , RHP, Jefferson College (MO)
PBR Rank: #128 in Illinois Class of 2014

Sidney Duprey, LHP, Kaskaskia College (IL)

Will Ray
, IF, Olney Central College (IL)

Braden Scott, LHP, Shakamak HS (IN)
PBR Rank: #70 in IN Class of 2016 rankings

Hunter Sexton, RHP, Jackson HS (OH)
PBR Rank: #21 in OH Class of 2016 rankings

Mark Meyer, RHP, Tuslaw HS (OH)
PBR Rank: #46 in OH Class of 2016 rankings

Branden Knorr, RHP, Pioneer HS (MI)
PBR Rank: #36 in MI Class of 2016 rankings

Ozzie Millet, IF, Terra HS (FL)