EC Baseball Releases 2020-21 Recruiting Class

EC Baseball Releases 2020-21 Recruiting Class

EUREKA – Eureka College baseball coach Jerry Rashid announced the addition of 14 new players to the program on Tuesday.

The Red Devils coach's fourth recruiting class features 13 freshmen and one junior transfer. EC is set to welcome at least six infielders, three pitchers, two outfielders and two catchers. Thirteen are in-state talents, while one is from Arizona.

"I am very excited for the incoming recruiting class to Eureka College," Rashid said. "I feel we have strengthened our program and our needs with two back-to-back classes that will further the progress of completing the process and taking the baseball program to a competitive and challenging level in the SLIAC and D-III level."

The Class of 2020 includes:

Alex Barney (FR, 5-10, Criminal Justice, Sheldon, Ill. Milford) 

Ryan Bredeson (FR, 5-9, Business/Sports Management, Washington, Ill.; Washington) 

Braden Cross (FR, 6-0, Business Administration, Clinton, Ill.; Clinton) 

Dylan Hill (FR, 5-10, Undecided, Steeleville, Ill.; Steeleville) 

Karter Hostettler (FR, 6-4, Sports Marketing, Morton, Ill.; Morton)

Trevor Keagle (FR, 6-0, Chemistry, Lexington, Ill.; Lexington) 

Kelton O'Grady (FR, 5-6, Kinesiology, Camp Verde, Arizona; Camp Verde)

Justin Owens (FR, 5-6, Music Education, East Peoria, Ill.; East Peoria) 

Jimmy Peterson (JR, 5-11, Kinesiology, Bloomington, Ill.; Homeschooled, Monmouth)

Quenton Pratt (FR, 5-10, Business, Danville, Ill.; Danville)

Colton Reed (FR, 6-4, Criminal Justice, Shelbyville, Ill.; Shelbyville)

Dawson Swaim (FR, 6-1, Education, Milmine, Ill.; Bement) 

Garrett Wayne (FR, 5-10, Chemistry, Clinton, Ill.; Clinton) 

Trevor Wingard (FR, 5-11, Sports Management, Decatur, Ill.; Meridian)