Scott Circle Signs With IU
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University head baseball coach Bob Morgan has announced the signing of Scott Circle to a national letter of intent. Circle, a high school senior from Center Grove, Ind., joins eight other student-athletes who signed with IU in the fall and will be a part of the Hoosiers' 2004 freshman class.
Scott Circle 6-1 Right-handed Pitcher Greenwood, Ind. Center Grove HS
A three-year baseball letterwinner at Center Grove High School in Greenwood ... Played for head coach Dave Gandolph, whose son David played at IU from 1989-1991 ... Named the Johnson County Player of the Year in 2002 ... Selected All-Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference and All-Metro South ... Compiled a 6-3 record on the mound as a junior ... Had a 2.02 ERA with 93 strikeouts in 55.1 innings pitched ... Also hit .381, drove in 19 runs and had two home runs and two triples ... Parents are John and Sheryl Circle ... Also participated in football and basketball while in high school ... Played his summer baseball for the Indiana Bulls, the same organization as fellow 2003 signees Adam Sanborn, Rashard Graves and Tony Tevis.
Coach Morgan on Circle:
"Scott is a very good pitcher and will be a big addition to our staff. He possesses a strong arm and may have the ability to come right in and pitch for us. He is one of the top high school pitchers in the state and has good velocity, something we are looking for. I feel like he can make big jumps as he begins to concentrate on baseball year round."
Scott Circle on Choosing IU:
"I chose to come to IU because I feel it is a great program that will best suit me. It's close to home, and I have always wanted to be a Hoosier."
Indiana's Fall Signees
Byron Banks, Left-handed Pitcher, Bellwood, Ill. (Proviso East HS)
Nick Correll, Left-handed Pitcher, Plymouth, Ind. (Plymouth HS)
Doug Fleenor, Right-handed Pitcher, Richmond, Ind. (Richmond HS)
Rashard Graves, Outfielder, Indianapolis, Ind. (Lawrence Central HS)
Michael Nilles, Third Baseman, Mundelein, Ill. (Mundelein HS)
Josh Richardson, Infielder, Silver Spring, Md. (Montgomery Blair HS)
Adam Sanborn, Left-handed Pitcher, Auburn, Ind. (DeKalb HS)
Tony Tevis, Outfield, Richmond, Ind. (Richmond HS)
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