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Unformatted text preview: freshman year. The reasons why I didn’t make any teams aren’t so cut and dry so I have to explain it thoroughly. Sophomore year I finally made the baseball team. Making the team was a turning point in my fortunes. Sophomore year I didn’t play much but I kept working hard by taking extra practice. Junior year I made the Varsity team and started getting more playing time. Then senior year I had to step up when our best pitcher and all state player got injured for the year. That injury, although I never in my wildest dreams would hope would happen to one of my best friends, was a blessing for me. The team was forced to depend on me and I was able to deliver. That extra playing time exposed me to college coaches. Saint Louis’s baseball coach, Dare Hendrickson contacted me and I came to visit the school in May. I fell in love with the campus and on August 25 th I attended my first class at Saint Louis University....
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- Fall '08
- Rhetoric, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants