2014 Signing Class

  • Caleb Spangler - INF (Frontenac, Kan.)

Frontenac HS
Coach Cronk: Caleb is an athletic middle infielder.  He comes to us from a high school that has consistent quality athletic programs and simply put he's a winner.  I'm excited to see what the future holds for Caleb wearing purple and gold."

  • Chris Hendrix - INF (Olathe, KS.)

Olathe Northwest HS
Coach Cronk: "Chris comes from an outstanding family.  He has an incredible work ethic that I think is paramount to becoming a successful college baseball player.  We are very excited to have Chris and I know that he will do big things as an Eagle."

  • Grant Kuecker - P (Leawood, Kan.)

Blue Valley HS
Coach Cronk: " Grant comes from Blue Valley HS and will develop into a quality pitcher at this level.  I know that he puts a lot of work to making his game better in all facets.  He's a team first guy and will fit in nicely to the way we want to play at Avila University."

  • Steven Coronado - P (Kansas City, Mo.)

North Kansas City HS
Coach Cronk: " Steven is a NKC kid who we are excited to get into our program.  Steven has a very good fastball and mixes in his secondary pitches in nicely.  Steven will be an impact player for us down the road without a doubt.“

  • Reid Burger - Util (Spring Hill, Kan.)

Coach Cronk: " Reid is a very quick utility type player that will fit in nicely to our style of play.  He's a tough kid that will battle for you at the plate.  He will provide speed for us at various positions."

  • Avery Fowler - P (Grain Valley, Mo.)

Grain Valley HS
Coach Cronk: " Avery is a hard working kid that will work hard to make himself better.  As Avery gets some experience and gets stronger in our program he will be a big contributor for as down the road."

  • Kenny Baker - Util (Harrisonville, Mo.)

Harrisonville HS
Coach Cronk: " I love getting kids like Kenny because he already knows what it takes to be successful, he won't be outworked and I love that about him! He's a blue collar type of kid that possesses athleticism behind the plate."




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