Signing Period - Division 1 Recruiting Class Breakdown


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Signing Period - Division 1 Recruiting Class Breakdown

The NCAA signing period is from November 9th-16th. With the start of the signing period upon us, we look to break down each individual Division I commitment from in-state prospects, where they are headed and what tools they will bring with them.

* Schools are listed in alphabetical order
** Below we talk in-depth about each in-state prospect
*** Total Commits is reflective of commitments in the PBR Database

Akron Zips LogoAkron Zips

  • Total Commits: 12
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 1
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 9
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 0
  • Immediate Impact Player: Drew Denham
  • Sleeper of the Class: Bradyn Shaw
Name   State   School   Class   Pos.   Commitment  
Evan Bottone OH Bay Village 2023 OF Akron
Drew Denham OH Marlington 2023 SS Akron
Elijah Griffith OH New Albany 2023 RHP Akron
Austin Lafferty PA South Park 2023 OF Akron
Mitch Lang PA Beaver Area 2023 RHP Akron
Gino Lazzari OH Newton Falls 2023 UTILITY Akron
Tre Rex OH Harrison Central 2023 LHP Akron
Nicky Sackett OH Stow-Munroe Falls 2023 SS Akron
Adam Sadler OH Pickerington North 2023 C Akron
Charlie Schebler IN Batesville 2023 MIF Akron
Bradyn Shaw OH Defiance 2023 RHP Akron
Reece Sutphin WV Hurricane 2023 LHP Akron

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Bowling Green State University Falcons

  • Total Commits: 8
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 5
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 8
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 0
  • Immediate Impact Player: Garrett Wright
  • Sleeper of the Class: Nate Kress
Name   State   School   Class   Pos.   Commitment  
Brock Amelung OH Olentangy Liberty 2023 RHP Bowling Green State
Caden Bates OH Marlington 2023 SS Bowling Green State
Nate Kress OH Bowling Green 2023 RHP Bowling Green State
Alex Laird OH Glenoak 2023 SS Bowling Green State
Titus Lotz OH Washington Court House 2023 LHP Bowling Green State
Owen Poole OH Newark 2023 RHP Bowling Green State
TJ Takats OH Perrysburg 2023 1B Bowling Green State
Garrett Wright OH Jackson 2023 C Bowling Green State

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Cincinnati Bearcats

  • Total Commits: 11
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 6
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 11
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 1
  • Immediate Impact Player: Trevor Zeigler
  • Sleeper of the Class: Charlie Niehaus
Name   State   School   Class   Pos.   Commitment  
Joey Canzoni OH Walsh Jesuit 2023 MIF Cincinnati
Bradley Coulter KY Spencer county 2023 RHP Cincinnati
Gavin Ehrhardt OH Avon 2023 OF Cincinnati
Drew Erdmann OH Walsh Jesuit 2023 RHP Cincinnati
Carson French OH Lakota East 2023 RHP Cincinnati
Tommy Lapour MO Blue Springs South 2023 RHP Cincinnati
Tori Martin-Rodriguez NY Monsignor McClancy 2023 1B Cincinnati
Charlie Niehaus OH Archbishop Moeller 2023 SS Cincinnati
Amare Snowden MI Roseville 2023 LHP Cincinnati
Nathan Taylor OH West Clermont 2023 RHP Cincinnati
Trevor Zeigler OH West Clermont 2023 RHP Cincinnati

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Dayton Flyers

  • Total Commits: 11
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 1
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 10
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 0
  • Immediate Impact Player: Bennett LaPalm
  • Sleeper of the Class: Treston Nemeth
Name   State   School   Class   Pos.   Commitment  
Logan Barnett IL Pontiac 2023 RHP Dayton
Owen Basso VA St. Albans 2023 RHP Dayton
Jae'dan Carter VA Colgan 2023 C Dayton
Jack Fitzgerald MA Braintree 2023 1B Dayton
Bennett LaPalm OH Bellbrook 2023 LHP Dayton
Ryan MacDougall MA Taunton 2023 RHP Dayton
David Mendez VA Independence 2023 MIF Dayton
Treston Nemeth OH Harrison Central 2023 C Dayton
Justin Peguero MA Boston English 2023 SS Dayton
Marcus Romero CO Legacy 2023 OF Dayton
Parker Wyatt WI Marquette 2023 OF Dayton

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Kent State Golden Flashes

  • Total Commits: 9
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 3
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 7
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 1
  • Immediate Impact Player: Jacob Bean
  • Sleeper of the Class: Vince Waterman
Name   State   School   Class   Pos.   Commitment  
Jacob Bean OH Cardinal 2023 RHP Kent State
Evan Holewinski PA Bethel Park 2023 RHP Kent State
Dominic Kibler WI New Berlin West 2023 C Kent State
Benjamin Rabatin OH Normandy 2023 RHP Kent State
Frederick Ragsdale III IL Lyons Township 2023 OF Kent State
Evan Shapiro OH University School 2023 RHP Kent State
Bo Shinkle KS Blue Valley Southwest 2023 CF Kent State
Landon Tiesing IN New Albany 2023 2B Kent State
Vince Waterman IL Homewood-Flossmoor 2023 LHP Kent State

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MIAMI (OH) Redhawks

  • Total Commits: 4
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 0
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 4
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 0
  • Immediate Impact Player: Garrison Barile
  • Sleeper of the Class: Jack Paulus
Name   State   School   Class   Pos.   Commitment  
Garrison Barile IN Center Grove 2023 CF Miami (OH)
Greyson Chappel KS De Soto 2023 RHP Miami (OH)
Justin Gorski IL Rockford Christian 2023 MIF Miami (OH)
Jack Paulus OH Walsh Jesuit 2023 RHP Miami (OH)

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Ohio Bobcats

  • Total Commits: 8
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 3
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 8
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 0
  • Immediate Impact Player: Ethan Stewart
  • Sleeper of the Class: Trey Barkman
Name   State   School   Class   Pos.   Commitment  
Trey Barkman OH Waynedale 2023 RHP Ohio
Andrew Cox OH Mason 2023 SS Ohio
Jack Geiser OH Medina 2023 RHP Ohio
Caleb Karll WI Madison West 2023 OF Ohio
Pauly Mancino OH St. Ignatius 2023 OF Ohio
J.R. Nelson IL Stevenson 2023 SS Ohio
Ben Slanker OH Canfield 2023 OF Ohio
Ethan Stewart OH Meigs County 2023 RHP Ohio

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Ohio State Buckeyes

  • Total Commits: 12
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 7
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 10
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 2
  • Immediate Impact Player: Mason Eckelman
  • Sleeper of the Class: Ben Schechterman
Name State School Class Pos. Commitment
Zachary Anderson CA Temecula Valley 2023 C Ohio State
Zachary Brown CA Villa Park 2023 RHP Ohio State
Clayton Burdette OH Moeller 2023 SS Ohio State
Isaac Cadena CA El Dorado 2023 OF Ohio State
Mason Eckelman OH Walsh Jesuit 2023 C Ohio State
Andrew Edrington OH Princeton 2023 RHP Ohio State
Chase Herrell OH Milford 2023 RHP Ohio State
Ryan Hussey IL Providence Catholic 2023 RHP Ohio State
Isaiah Leeth OH Unioto 2023 RHP Ohio State
Max Palinski OH St. Ignatius 2023 OF Ohio State
CJ Richard OH Archbishop Moeller 2023 OF Ohio State
Ben Schechterman OH Aurora 2023 LHP Ohio State

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Toledo Rockets

  • Total Commits: 7
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 1
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 7
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 0
  • Immediate Impact Player: Cole Cahill
  • Sleeper of the Class: Dominic Carlson
Name State School Class Pos. Commitment
Cole Cahill OH Olentangy Orange 2023 1B Toledo
Dominic Carlson OH Anthony Wayne 2023 RHP Toledo
Nate Hill OH Medina 2023 C Toledo
Brandon Lucek OH Strongsville 2023 OF Toledo
Charlie Scholvin OH Olentangy Orange 2023 SS Toledo
Jacob Tabor OH Olentangy Orange 2023 LHP Toledo
JP Wagner OH Toledo St. John's Jesuit 2023 SS Toledo

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Wright State Raiders

  • Total Commits: 13
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 5
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 10
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 0
  • Immediate Impact Player: Cam Gilkerson
  • Sleeper of the Class: Cameron Allen
Name State School Class Pos. Commitment
Cameron Allen OH Ellet 2023 RHP Wright State
Zach Cavanagh BC Yale Secondary 2023 SS Wright State
Jaron Elkins TN Goodpasture Christian 2023 OF Wright State
Cam Gilkerson OH Hilliard Darby 2023 OF Wright State
Michael Glaser OH Upper Arlington 2023 RHP Wright State
Kyle Kesel OH Hilliard Darby 2023 RHP Wright State
Chet Lax TN Pope John Paul II 2023 LHP Wright State
Nathan Manley OH Moeller 2023 C Wright State
Carson Marsh OH Archbishop Moeller 2023 RHP Wright State
Griffen Paige PA Midd-West 2023 LHP Wright State
JP Peltier OH Chaminade Julienne 2023 SS Wright State
Brayden Schoetzow IN Penn 2023 RHP Wright State
Hunter Warren IL Moline 2023 SS Wright State

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XAVIER MUSKETEERS

  • Total Commits: 13
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 1
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 12
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 4
  • Immediate Impact Player: Ryan Piech
  • Sleeper of the Class: Sam Shaw
Name State School Class Pos. Commitment
Caleb Anderson TN Franklin 2023 SS Xavier
Eli Bridenthal IN Mt. Vernon 2023 RHP Xavier
Braxton Brinegar KY Tates Creek 2023 RHP Xavier
Ashton Chronister AR Rogers 2023 LHP Xavier
Jake Hooker IN University 2023 SS Xavier
Jake Lambdin CA Santa Margarita Catholic 2023 SS Xavier
Ryan Piech OH Walsh Jesuit 2023 RHP Xavier
Eric Podgorny MO MICDS 2023 RHP Xavier
Griffin Seibel NJ Glen Ridge 2023 RHP Xavier
Sam Shaw BC Lambrick Park Secondary School 2023 SS Xavier
Tyler Stack IL Oswego 2023 C Xavier
Aidan Zakarewicz PA Germantown Academy 2023 SS Xavier
Drew Zemaitis IL Providence Catholic 2023 RHP Xavier

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Youngstown State Penguins

  • Total Commits: 6
  • # Top 50 Ranked Players (Ohio): 1
  • # Top 100 Ranked Players (Home State): 3
  • # Nationally Ranked Players: 0
  • Immediate Impact Player: Alejandro Covas
  • Sleeper of the Class: Chris Domke
Name State School Class Pos. Commitment
Alejandro Covas OH Walsh Jesuit 2023 OF Youngstown State
Chris Domke OH North Royalton 2023 RHP Youngstown State
Brandon McClain-Banks PA Obama Academy 2023 SS Youngstown State
Braden Mosby PA Central Dauphin 2023 C Youngstown State
Michael Shallcross PA Washington 2023 RHP Youngstown State
Derrick Tarpley Jr PA Brownsville Area 2023 OF Youngstown State

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