As Alex Batistatos and Luke Budzielek know, B is for Bash
Brandon Murray received some impressive pre-season recognition in 2014. Check out a few of his honors:
Baseball America High School Top 100
Hobart Senior Center Fielder Drey Devereaux has committed to play baseball and football on scholarship at St. Xavier University. Congratulations to Drey on this great achievement.
Hobart Senior Catcher Nick Bokun has committed to play football in the Ivy League at the University of Pennsylvania. Congratulations to Nick on this impressive academic and athletic accomplishment.
Hobart Senior Second Baseman Travis Waddell has committed to play baseball at the University of South Carolina Sumter. Congratulations to Travis for moving on to the next level.
Hobart Ace Brandon Murray had a busy summer on the showcase circuit in 2013. Murray impressed talent evaluators in Minnesota, North Carolina, and California. Check out the links below to catch up on what you missed.
Perfect Game National Showcase:
Pefect Game All American Classic (August 11, 2013 on MLB Network):
Congratulations to Brandon Murray on being named to the USA Today All State Team for Indiana in 2013.
Drey Devereaux was among the Brickies breaking records this season. Finishing with a .453 batting average, the junior centerfielder topped the previous mark set by Mark Quigley in 1992 (.450)
Brandon Murray added to his legacy when he passed Dan Zanolla for Hobart's career strikeout record in 2013. Murray now holds both the single season, and career strikeout marks for the Brickies. In addition, the star junior has raised his offensive game to a new level breaking the single season doubles record with 19.
Tyrus Joseforsky etched his name in the Hobart record books when he broke Larry Bigbie's career doubles record in 2013. Following up on a stellar sophomore season, the Hobart junior shortstop has solidified his status as one of the Region's elite players.
Brandon Murray committed to play at the University of South Carolina before his Junior season.
Hobart Baseball's class of 2013 will send two pitchers to the collegiate ranks. C.J. Komosa will follow his standout high school career by pitching on scholarship at Kankakee Community College in Kankakee, Illinois. Fellow Senior lefty Daniel Stewart will pitch for Trine University in Angola, Indiana. C.J. and Daniel will join Phil Madvek (Oakton), Jake Ehrlich (Prairie State), Tyler Raica (Purdue North Central) and Tony Curatolo (Chicago State) as Brickies turned college baseball players during Coach Glover's tenure.
Dubbed the area's surprise team in 2012, people all around Indiana want to know about the Brickies.
The Brickies began receiving state-wide recognition early in the 2012 season.
Hobart's Pitching Staff got off to a great start in 2012. Hobart began the season 9-0 with five shutouts in the team's first seven games.
Hobart senior right-hander Phil Madvek was dominant in his 2012 debut as he threw the thirteenth no-hitter in school history to lead the Brickies to a 9-1 win over Washington Township. Madvek tied a career-high with nine strikeouts in the win. Rightfielder Jake Ehrlich was 2-4 with 2 runs and 2 RBI.
Hobart opened up 2012 in fine fashion behind a dominating pitching performance from sophomore right-hander Brandon Murray. The Bricks edged Merrillville 1-0 as Murray held the Pirates to one hit while striking out a career-high 10 batters.
Hobart senior Phil Madvek has verbally committed to Oakton Community College to play baseball in 2013. A right-handed pitcher/first baseman, Madvek has been a member of the Brickies starting pitching rotation since he was a sophomore. Madvek will be used primarily as a pitcher at Oakton.
Hobart senior Jake Ehrlich has verbally committed to Prairie State College to play baseball in 2013. A left-handed pitcher/outfielder, Ehrlich was 1st Team All Northwest Crossroads Conference as a Junior in 2011. Ehrlich will be used primarily as a pitcher at Prairie State.
Hobart graduate Tony Curatolo is part of an impressive crop of Region talent headed to play Division I baseball at Chicago State University.
Hobart Baseball finished 17-12 in 2011. The Brickies earned respect across the Region in Coach Glover's second season in charge.
Hobart Senior Catcher Jake Trezak had a tough end to his career as a 3-year starter.
Hobart Junior Outfielder/Pitcher Jake Ehrlich had a breakout season in 2011.