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Class of 2017 right-hand pitcher Ethan Sander recruiting update

Port St. Joe (FL) High School class of 2017 righthand pitcher Ethan Sander talks recruiting.

  • Name: Ethan Sander
  • Classification: 2017
  • Position: RHP/1B
  • Ht: Wt: 6-foot-5, 225
  • Bats-Throws: R-R
  • High School: Port St Joe (FL) High School
  • Schools of Interest: Cincinnati, Mississippi State, North Florida, Southern Miss


Four colleges are showing the most interest in the talented right-hand pitcher.

"The University of Cincinnati, the University of North Florida, Southern Miss and Mississippi State are showing interest in me. Cincinnati has offered me," said Sander, who recently attended a Mississippi State baseball camp.

Mississippi State left an impression on the youngster.

"I know that Mississippi State is one of the top programs in the country," said Sander. "That is cool."

College coaches are intrigued with the talented pitcher because of his upside.

"They like my size and my projectability," said 6-foot-5, 225-pounder who consistently throws his fastball in the 87 to 89 miles per hour range.

Sander is weighing his recruiting options but does know what he is looking for in a college.

"I will probably wait until later in the fall and see what happens before choosing a college," said Sander. "I am looking forward to experiencing college life and geting playing time. I want to get a degree in business."


Gene Swindoll is the publisher of the GenesPage.com website, the source for Mississippi State sports on Scout.com sports network.


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