Reynolds Announces First Signing Day Class

Evanston, Ill. – Head Coach Josh Reynolds declared the addition of six incoming scholar-athletes to Northwestern Baseball this 7 days as element of Countrywide Signing Working day.

The incoming 1st-many years include Drew Dickson, Michael Elko, Sam Garewal, Marty Kaplan, Trent Liolios and Owen McElfatrick.

“Via a lot difficult do the job and good fortune, the baseball workers is proud to existing an exceptional class of proficient baseball gamers who are demonstrated learners as nicely,” Reynolds said. “We appreciate the athleticism, character and competitiveness of this group and we are self-confident they will keep on to take pleasure in accomplishment throughout their time at Northwestern. We are fired up to welcome [these] youthful guys and their families to our program.”

Complete data on all six scholar-athletes can be identified below:

Drew Dickson | RHP | Zionsville, IN | Zionsville Community Significant School 

Reynolds on Dickson: “Drew is a really competitive correct-handed pitcher with good experience to pitch. He is higher 80’s with good spin correct now but has the frame to include extra. He is really committed to his education and will undertaking as a starter at the faculty amount.”

seven- with a 1.forty three Era and ninety seven Ks nevertheless fifty seven IP…Helped lead Zionsville to a twenty-nine document…No-hitter in his 1st career begin for the Eagles…1st-workforce All Meeting, 1st workforce All-District, Educational All-State…Three-yr letter winner…Brother David Novak is a baseball participant at Miami (OH)…Played from fellow incoming scholar-athlete Owen Mcelfatrick…Honor Roll scholar and Eagle Scholar…Selected Northwestern over Purdue, Indiana State, Ball State, Butler, Dartmouth, Yale, St Louis, Xavier, Charleston Southern and Miami (OH)…Son of Tonya Gap and Jim Dickson…Dad was a baseball participant at Butler…Anticipated big is Economics

Michael Elko | INF | College Station, Texas | College Station Significant Faculty

Reynolds on Elko: “Michael is an athletic, still left-handed hitting middle infielder. Michael’s skillset will give him the capability to compete at a number of positions, but he jobs to keep in the middle of the diamond. Offensively, he has superior bat to ball competencies and could be a top rated of the buy man.”

Strike .367 with a .537 OBP as a junior, with three residence runs, 36 walks, 21 RBIs and scored 30 runs…Led the district in stolen bases…Three-yr letter winner…2nd workforce All-District,1st workforce All-County…Strike a grand slam to aid Cougars advance in 2021 superior faculty playoffs…All-Match MVP in the Texas Premier State Championship…Went to the exact superior faculty as Brandon Joseph…Countrywide Honor Culture Member and Honor Roll Scholar…Selected Northwestern in excess of Columbia, Rice and Davidson…Son of Michelle and Mike Elko…Dad is the defensive coordinator at Texas A&M…Anticipated big is Economics

Sam Garewal | LHP San Diego, California | Canyon Crest Academy

Reynolds on Garewal: “Sam is a top rated-amount still left-handed pitcher who is superior 80’s very low 90’s correct now. He exhibits good experience to pitch and proceeds to enhance. With his frame and pitch capability, he jobs as a starter at the faculty amount.”

Great Activity 2021 Preseason Significant Faculty Underclass All American Honorable Point out…Great Activity 2021 All California Significant Faculty Underclass – 1st Workforce…2021 1st Workforce All Coastal League…2019 All Avocado West League Honorable Point out…Helped lead the Ravens to a 2019 Avocado West League Championship…Selected Northwestern over UC Berkeley, Princeton, Dartmouth, University of Pennsylvania, San Diego State, Pepperdine and UC Santa Barbara…Son of Jason Garewal and Wendy Garewal…Anticipated big is Psychology

Marty Kaplan | OF | Santa Monica, California | Harvard-Westlake Faculty

Reynolds on Kaplan: “Marty is an athletic, still left-handed hitting outfielder. He has experienced accomplishment from superior amount competitiveness, as demonstrated by his overall performance in the Underclass and Upperclass Location Code Video games. Marty jobs as a corner outfielder, and with his capability to hit to all fields, he could be a middle of the buy variety bat.”

Strike .330 in convention perform as a junior…Helped lead the Wolverines to a CIF Championship…Three-yr letter winner…Brother Leo is an outfielder on the Wildcats…Sister Madeline plays softball at Harvard…Went to the exact superior faculty as Max Fried, Lucas Giolito and Jack Flaherty…Honor Roll scholar…Played club baseball with fellow incoming scholar-athlete Trent Lliois…Selected Northwestern in excess of Arizona, Cal and Georgia Tech…Son of Jean and Stephen Kaplan…Anticipated big is Economics

Trent Liolios | RHP/INF/OF | Newport Beach front, California | Newport Harbor Significant Faculty

Reynolds on Liolios: “Trent will come in as a two-way participant. As a placement participant, Trent is a still left-handed hitting corner infielder/outfielder who exhibits probable to hit for energy. On the mound, he is an higher 80’s correct-handed pitcher, who will aid out of the pen.”

All-Area Educational Workforce as a junior…Strike six residence runs as a 3rd baseman and pitcher for the Sailors…Was also captain of the football team as a quarterback and defensive close…Played a single yr of club baseball with the SoCal Giants…Son of Scott and Stacy Liolios…Anticipated big is Economics

Owen McElfatrick | RHP/INF/OF | Tampa, Florida | Berkeley Preparatory Faculty

Reynolds on McElfatrick: “Owen will bring flexibility, since he can perform a number of positions and also pitch. As a placement participant he will be an infielder/outfielder with good bat to ball competencies. On the mound he is higher 80’s with good spin and really should aid out of the pen early in his career.”

2020 and 2021 Preseason Underclass All American (Great Activity)…Three-yr varsity letter winner…Helped lead the Bucs to a District crown in 2021…28 strikeouts by 23.1 innings…Played club baseball with CBU Scout/United 2022…Won a 14U BCS Countrywide Championship with Kangaroo Courtroom…Went to the exact superior faculty as Nelson Agholor and Maulik Pancholy…Dean and Headmaster’s Record scholar…Selected Northwestern in excess of Wofford Faculty…Son of Deborah and Brian McElfatrick…Dad played soccer at Bates Faculty…Anticipated big is Economics