Commitment Corner: 2018 OF/LHP Brian Hart (Saratoga HS)

Dan Cevette
President, New York

One of our top articles in the past year 'Commitment Corner' is back with brand new players from all over the Empire State. We have taken the time to sit down and ask these committed prospects a few questions, helping readers have a chance to learn more about each prospects journey. Let's get started.


Brian Hart

Class of 2018 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2018
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: LHP
  • High School: Saratoga Springs
    State: NY
  • Summer Team: ICBL Railcats
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L


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   Tell us all about your recruitment process, when it started, and why you decided to commit to Marist?

Hart:  The recruiting process for me started  the summer going into my junior year. After participating in a PBR showcase, several colleges reached out to me with interest.  In late September, I visited  Marist with  my family and met with the coaches.  My family and I visited the school again in late October. I was impressed with the baseball program and coaches at Marist. I certainly felt that Marist was a good fit for me academically and athletically. I committed to Marist because I felt it was an excellent baseball program in the Northeast.

PBR:    Looking at your skillset on the baseball field, what would you say your biggest strength at the next-level will be?

Hart:   I’d say my biggest strength at the next-level would be my speed. I think my speed helps every aspect of my game, from tracking fly balls,  extending base hits and stealing bases.

PBR:   What’s your No. 1 priority going into the Winter in terms of getting prepared for next spring?

Hart:   My main priority this winter will be to focus  on improving my arm strength for outfield and pitching.

PBR:    Who is your biggest influence when it comes to playing the game of baseball?

Hart:   My biggest influence is definitely my dad. He’s the one who taught me how to play the game.  My dad and I have spent many hours on the field together working on my game.

PBR:   Prep Baseball Report’s No. 1 goal is to provide players with an unrivaled platform filled with next-level exposure through events and multi-media avenues. What’s your experience been with us?

Hart:   PBR’s showcases are the best in the business. They helped me get the exposure I needed from various college coaches.  PBR provided me with an opportunity to compete with and against many talented players.  I think the experience of attending a PBR showcase helped me identify skills I needed to work on in order to improve my game.



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