Commitment Corner: Connor Manion

Kyle Campbell
Maryland Scouting Director

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The Commitment Corner spotlights those Maryland high school student-athletes who have made their decision on where to play their college baseball. This is a unique opportunity to get to know several of the states top talent and gain insight into their recruitment process and ultimately what made them choose the school they did.  Today we speak with: Connor Manion


Connor Manion

Class of 2018 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2018
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Damascus
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Damascus Legion Post 171
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 155lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R


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PBR MD:  List any awards / accolades you received in high school.

  • Honor Roll 2x, 1st Team All-Division Pitcher 2x, 2018 Montgomery County Senior All-Star Game, 2018 Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention, 2018 MSABC Classic All-Star

PBR MD:  Why did you choose St. Mary's College?

  • I chose St. Mary's because of it's great location near the water, it's solid academics, and the chance to compete to play early for Coach Shep.

PBR MD:  What do you plan to major in at St. Mary's College?

  • Biology

PBR MD:  What are some of your goals you would like to achieve at St. Mary's College?

  • Help get the team above .500 and compete for a Conference Championship.  Earn a college degree and continue to work towards becoming a physical therapist.

PBR MD:  What are your plans this summer to get ready for school?

  • Play summer baseball and start the summer workouts regimen for college.

PBR MD:  Are you playing summer baseball? If yes, who are you planning to play for?

  • Damascus Legion Post 171

PBR MD:  What other schools recruited you?

  • Frostburg State

PBR MD:  What was your favorite part about the recruiting process?

  • Visiting the schools and getting to know many of the players I have played against over the years at various camps.