Top HBCU Impact Freshmen Baseball Players For 2019

Black College Nines has assimilated this year’s class of incoming freshman ball players at HBCU baseball programs from coaches’ high school recruiting reports and information gathered from college head coaches and sports information departments including reports on their fall ball performances and the impact each could have on this coming season. Based upon these factors, below we identify the top freshmen impact players for 2019…

 

Grambling State – Warren Laster, an All-District/All–State outfielder from Manvel High School in Houston, Texas, will be given a chance to contribute early as a freshmen. Played really good during fall ball, has shown patient at the plate with speed to boost.

 

 


Mississippi Valley State University – LHP Ashton Spurgeon, Good arm and command of his pitches. Will be depended upon as a starter in the pitching rotation who should get a good amount of innings. Added pop to his arm since leaving high school.

 

Mississippi Valley State University – Gerald Pintarich RHP, Good arm and command of his pitches. Has all the tools to come in and compete right away at the collegiate level.

 

 


Coppin State University – Freshman sensation Matthew Day (OF) cannon of an arm, station to station speed, gap speed in the outfield, hits a ton to all fields with power. Followed by 60 college teams, including (20) NCAA D3, (12) NCAA D1, (10) NAIA, (9) NCAA D2, (6) NJCAA D1, (2) NJCAA D3 and (1) NJCAA D2 college programs. Choose Coppin Jr. year in high school.

 


Kentucky State University – Power hitting third base Josh Graves will be in the lineup opening day. Solid opposite field and gap contact.

 

 

 


Edward Waters College – RHP Levi Sigler will fill the role of a starting RHP with multiple pitches and great control. The usage of his pitching ability has allowed him to step in and contribute right away.

 

 

 


Jarvis Christian College – Anthony Orta LHP/OF do it all player will be a legit two way player. Was a JUCO All American at Brookhaven JC. Front end starter and can hit anywhere in a lineup.

 

 


Norfolk State University – James Deloatch LHP/Outfield among the freshman to keep an eye on.

 

 

 


LeMoyne-Owen College – Jamarion White INF. White was one of the top players in the inner-city of Memphis, TN last year having graduated from Whitehaven High School.

 

 

Other Notables (Large School):

RHP Jorge Perez – Alabama State University, RHP Gianni Smith – North Carolina A&T University

 

Other Notables (Small School):

RHP Angel Morel – Claflin University, Utility/RHP Bryan Encarnancion – Paine College, C  Liam Fahy  – Virginia State University, INF Henriadam Brower and INF Miles McCoy – Voorhees College

9 comments for “Top HBCU Impact Freshmen Baseball Players For 2019

  1. Kathy Harris
    January 24, 2019 at 12:16 PM

    I am so so proud of my Grandson. Always respectful. You go Jay I know you are going to do good

  2. Gwen Day-Fuller
    January 24, 2019 at 12:32 PM

    I am soooooooo happy for all the young men and especially Matthew Day !!!!! He has an entire team of uncles in heaven who are rooting for him!!! They all played and would be sooooooo proud of him!!!!!! I am so proud to see our Day family name represented!!!!!

  3. BRENDA SCRUGGS
    January 24, 2019 at 7:03 PM

    CONGRATULATIONS JAY,
    I’M SO PROUD OF YOU GRANDSON, PRAYING FOR YOU AND YOUR FUTURE COLLEGE AND BASEBALL SUCCESS.
    ALSO CONGRATULATIONS TO HIS TWO PROUD PARENTS, JEREMY AND LAKITA PARKER. I LOVE YOU ALL.

  4. Leroy McClain
    January 24, 2019 at 8:05 PM

    Congratulations go out to Jay White. Your deserved recognition shows hard work and determination pay off. Continue to put the work in on and off the field, because you definitely have the capabilities to go far.

  5. KAREN FASON
    January 25, 2019 at 7:43 AM

    Congratulations Jay,you have made your parents Jeremy and Lakita Parker really proud.Continue on with your success…Love you nephew

  6. Anonymous
    January 25, 2019 at 7:55 AM

    Congratulations Nephew it’s all in your hands now show them what you can do. Always keep God first he is the one that has placed you in your situation.

  7. Jackie and Maurice White
    January 25, 2019 at 7:17 PM

    So proud of Jamarion. You have worked so hard on your game since t-ball. Keep it up Jay. Continue to strive for excellence proud grandparents.

  8. Bryan Encarnacion
    January 29, 2019 at 4:20 PM

    Congrats to all of you guys, From: Bryan Encarnacion.

  9. Anonymous
    February 3, 2019 at 10:47 AM

    Congratulations Warren Laster!!! You’re hard work and dedication are paying off!!! Keep working hard we are proud of you! Mom, Dad and Wesley

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