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Baylor Baseball Inks 15 for 2021 Season

November 13, 2019

WACO, Texas– Baylor baseball inked 15 players for the 2021 season on Wednesday, adding to an already deep team coming off a second place finish in the Big 12 in 2019 and three-straight NCAA Tournament appearances.  
The Bears add eight pitchers, six position players and one two-way player on 2019 National Signing Day. Twelve hail from Texas with one apiece from California, Florida and Nevada. The Bears dipped into the high school ranks for 14 of 15 signees, with one commit hailing from junior college.

"We are really excited about this group. Coach Mike Taylor and Coach Jon Strauss once again did an outstanding job putting together a great class," head coach Steve Rodriguez said. "First and foremost, they are outstanding young men who fit our program and chose Baylor because it gives them to best opportunity to compete and develop on and off the field and grow as men. There was an emphasis on bringing in pitching in this class and we added a strong mix of right and left-handed arms. The position players we brought in are super athletic and very dynamic both at the plate and in the field. This group recognizes the steps our program has taken over the last few years and will be great additions as we continue to build on the success set before them.”

Cam Caley | OF/LHP | The Woodlands, Texas | The Woodlands HS | L/L | 6-1 | 175

Played baseball at The Woodland HS … Was named to the 6A All-Tournament Team as a sophomore … As a junior in 2019, earned First Team All-District honors as a pitcher, First Team All-County pitcher … Plays club ball for Marucci Elite Texas, Banditos … PG Preseason Underclass All-American, PG All-Tournament Team 2019 WWBA 17u National Championship … PG All-Tournament Team 2019 WWBA South Qualifier … Member of the Dodgers Scout Team … PBR Texas top 50 state rank.

Zac Childers | RHP | College Station, Texas | College Station High School | R/R | 6-2 | 215

Three-year letterwinner at College Station High School … Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American, High Honorable Mention … In the top 15 percent of graduating class … Plays club ball for Texas Twelve Baseball.

Ty Fontenot | LHP | San Antonio, Texas | Brandeis High School | L/L | 6-5 | 200

Three-year letterwinner at Brandeis High School … No. 1 overall left-handed pitcher in Texas by Perfect Game … Ranked in Perfect Game’s Top 500 in the nation ... Plays club ball for South Texas Sliders, ranked 11th nationally in 2019 … 17U WWBA All-Tournament team … 2019 Texas Rangers Area Code Team … Texas 6A Highlight Player for Fall 2019 … Unanimous First-Team All-District as a sophomore and junior … 2019 Pitcher of the Week runner-up … Game Ball Player of the Week … 2019 Brandeis High School Defensive Player of the Year … National Honor Society member.

Grant Golomb | RHP | Southlake, Texas | Southlake Carroll High School | R/R | 6-1 | 185

Three-year letterwinner at Southlake Carroll High School … Two-time state champion at Southlake Carroll … 2019 First Baseman Second-Team All-District and All-State Tournament team … 2019 and 2018 Perfect Game Preseason All-American High Honorable Mention … 2018 Junior National Showcase Top Prospect team … Member of the 2018 Perfect Game Underclass All-American games … Six-time First-Team All-Tournament Perfect Game while playing for the Dallas Patriots.

Alex Gonzales | INF/OF | Argyle, Texas | Argyle HS | R/R | 5-11 | 190

Four-year letterwinner at Argyle High School … 2017 Perfect Game Most Valuable Player … Rankled the 22nd-best shortstop in Texas by Perfect Game … 2019 WWBA Perfect Game All-Tournament team … 2019 Perfect Game Preseason All-American … First-team All-District and Third-team All-State as a junior after batting .348, scoring 32 runs with 33 RBI and two home runs … Named 2018 Player of the Game of state semifinal game … Founder of the Argyle Chapter of “Play it Forward” … Member of National Honors Society and Senior Leadership Committee.

JD Gregson | C | Frisco, Texas | Wakeland HS | R/R | 6-3 | 205

Four-year letterwinner at Wakeland High School … 2019 District 9-5A Defensive Player of the Year … UIL District 9-5A Most Valuable Player … Prep Baseball Report’s No. 3 catcher in Texas … Named Third-Team catcher by Texas Sports Writers Association … First-Team STAR Local Media All-Area team … Third-Team utility player SportsDayHS All-Area … NTX Tournament Champion while playing for Dulins Dodgers … Jupiter WWBA Texas Rangers scout team … Fall 2019 Blue Jays scout team, JUCO League … Starting Catcher for Team USA’s 13U North Texas team … 2015 NTIS Tournament Runner-up.

Drew Leach | RHP | Houston, Texas | Strake Jesuit College Preparatory | R/R | 6-3 | 210

Two-year letterwinner at Strake Jesuit College Preparatory … Awarded First-Team All-District after 54 strikeouts, two no-hitters and a 1.0 ERA … Ranked in Perfect Game’s Top 500 in the nation … Ranked 71st overall in Texas … WWBA All-Tournament Pitcher. 

Adam Muirhead | RHP | Rockport, Texas | Rockport-Fulton HS | R/R | 6-2 | 170

Three-year letterwinner at Rockport-Fulton High School … 2019 WWBA World Championship All-TournamentTeam … First-Team All-District pitcher during junior season … Two-time All-District pitcher during freshman and sophomore seasons.

Ryan Patterson | OF | Carrollton, Texas | Prestonwood Christian Academy | R/R | 6-3 | 190

Four-year letterwinner at Prestonwood Christian Academy … 2019 Perfect Game Preseason All-American High Honorable Mention … First-Team All-District and All-State during junior season … 2019 District Offensive Player of the Year … 2018 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention … First-Team All-District and All-State honorable mention during sophomore season … 2015 Team North Texas NTIS.

Jack Pineda | INF | Henderson, Nev. | College of Southern Nevada | L/R | 5-11 | 175

Four-year letterwinner at La Cueva High School … First-Team All-Conference second baseman at College of Southern Nevada … Two-time All-State shortstop … Three-time All-District shortstop … ABQ Journal Baseball Player of the Year after batting .416 and collecting 35 RBI, 19 stolen bases and … Two-time state champion … Collegiate Baseball All-American … Member of the Arizona Diamondbacks Canada scout team … Two-time Connie Mack World Series Regional Qualifier.

Luke Thompson | LHP | Cypress, Texas | Cypress Christian School | L/L | 6-3 | 180

Four-year letterwinner at Cypress Christian School … One of the top-ranked left-handed pitchers in Texas… 2019 Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American team … HABCA All-Star … Two-time Perfect Game Top Prospect … 2019 WWBA South Champion … 2019 WWBA West National Championship All-Tournament … 2018 state champion after collecting 77 strikeouts and a 1.3 ERA … National Honor Society member.

Jacob Schoenvogel | OF | Houston, Texas | Cy-Fair HS | L/R | 6-2 | 175

Two-year letterwinner at Cy-Fair High School … 2019 National Champion for the Texas Premier … 2018 State and National Champion for Texas Premier … Competed in a scrimmage as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers scout team … Traveled to Jupiter with Texas Rangers scout team … Batted over .400 as a member of the Texas Premier … 2019 Texas Rangers Area Code team.

Joey Schott | RHP | Los Altos, California | Saint Francis HS | R/R | 6-3 | 185

Two-year letterwinner at Saint Francis High School … WCAL and CCS Pitcher of the Year during junior year … Second-team All-League during sophomore season.

Cole Stasio | RHP | Davie, Florida | American Heritage School | R/R | 6-5 | 210

Two-time letterwinner at American Heritage School … Member of the USA Baseball NHSI Tournament team in 2018 and 2020 … Named to Perfect Game All-Tournament Team … Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American … Ranked as high as first overall in the nation as a right-handed pitcher.

Tre Richardson | INF| Kingwood, Texas | Kingwood HS | R/R | 5-10 | 160

Three-time letterwinner at Kingwood High School … Three-time All-District Shortstop … Named First-Team All-State Shortstop during junior year after batting .421, collecting 30 RBI and three home runs … Runner-up in Houston Jupiter Qualifier … Competed with Banditos scout team … Executive council member for Kingwood High School.

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What are the odds of Fontenot and or Stasio pitch for us vs. going pro? They would be an unbelievable 1-2 punch.
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KIA said:

What are the odds of Fontenot and or Stasio pitch for us vs. going pro? They would be an unbelievable 1-2 punch.
It sure would. I would be thrilled if we ultimately get either.
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