PHILADELPHIA - The University of Pennsylvania's W. Joseph Blood Head Coach of Baseball, John Yurkow, has announced his recruited class for the 2017 season. These nine young men are on campus in classes and participating in fall practices.
The Penn baseball Class of 2020 is as follows...
Mitch Holcomb – RHP
Mitch Holcomb is a right-handed pitcher who chose Penn over other Ivy League offers. He attended Meridian School and was recruited out of the talented Texas Summer program, The Austin Wings. Holcomb has already done good, involving himself in missionary work outside of the country. His talents will bolster a strong corps of incoming pitchers to help Penn Baseball in years to come. Mitch is enrolled in Wharton.
Jerrette Lee II – OF
Columbus High School
Jerrette is a long and athletic outfielder who comes to Penn from Georgia. Jerrette’s size and speed jump out right away. He has shown the ability to defend the outfield at a very high level. His athleticism should give him a chance to make an impact early in his Penn career. His high school baseball team was led by Chad Mathis. He is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Peter Matt – INF
Mamaroneck High School
Peter is a physical corner infielder from the state of New York. He had a very impressive high school career where he spent time at both shortstop and third base. Peter’s ability with the bat should help him contribute early on during his time in University City. During his junior year, his high school team, led by Michael Chiapparelli, won the state championship. He played his summer baseball for the Taconic Rangers under the guidance of Bob Fletcher. Peter is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Dylan Mulvihill – RHP
Evanston Township HS
Dylan Mulvihill is a highly recruited right-handed pitcher standing at 6'6 who gained attention from the Penn staff at a Penn Winter Camp. He is expected to carry on a strong tradition of pitching success from Chicago-area recruits. A two-sport athlete, Dylan also played for a very talented high school basketball program at Evanston. He will bring velocity and physicality to the pitching staff. Dylan played his summer baseball for Elite Baseball Training. His high school team was led by Coach Frank Consiglio. Mulvihill is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Tommy Pellis – INF
Greensburg Central Catholic
Tommy is another in-state talent. Besides starring on the baseball field, Tommy was the starting quarterback and point guard on the GCC football and basketball teams. His athleticism stood out early on in the recruiting process and his results soon followed. He led the WPIAL in hitting with a .745 average while tallying 29 RBI along the way. He played his high school baseball under Coach Nick LoNigro. Tommy is enrolled in Wharton.
Jake Sadowitz – LHP, 1B, OF
Jake is a local talent from Central New Jersey. He is a two-way player who pitches and hits from the left side. His ability to handle the bat stood out to the coaching staff. Jake will provide left-handed depth to the Quakers on offense and on the mound. Sadowitz played summer ball for Gallagher Baseball and pitched recently in the ACBL. His high school team was led by Coach Brian Boyce. Jake is enrolled in Wharton.
Christian Scafidi – RHP
Highland Regional HS
Christian is the most local addition to the Quakers baseball team. He starred in both baseball and basketball in high school and was at the top of his graduating class. Christian’s teams won a basketball championship and placed second in South Jersey in baseball. Scafidi has great leadership skills and will be looked upon to help the Quakers on and off the field. He played his summer baseball for the South Jersey Young Guns. Christian’s high school team was led by Coach DJ Gore. He is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.