Reigning National Champs Announce Signing Class



Coming off an NCAA Division II National Championship in 2012, West Chester University Head Coach Jad Prachniak has signed three student-athletes to National Letters of Intent, all of whom have Pennsylvania ties.

Andrew Gernert is a 5-foot-11, 170-pound RHP/IF who earned All-Berks recognition as a sophomore and junior for Kutztown Area HS. His compact left-handed stroke produced a .471 average, 26 runs, 21 RBI, and 11 extra-base hits, to go along with 14 stolen bases. On the mound, Gernert struck out 61 in 50 innings. He has an above average feel for pitching, including a plus change-up, and has been seen up to 86mph while pitching for the Grand Slam Bluerocks during the summer.

Clayton Harwick is a 6-foot-1, 175-pound left-handed hitting catcher who attends Methacton HS. He hit .371 with 20 doubles, 3 home runs, 28 RBI, and 21 runs scored on his way to PAC-10 Honorable Mention recognition in 2012.

Joining those two will be Jerry Jerminski, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound infielder from Harford Community College. Jerminski, who attended Downingtown HS West, hit .389 with 38 runs scored and 15 extra base hits in 39 games as a freshman at HCC.

Send all Philadelphia area recruiting information to Philadelphia Region Director of Scouting - Jacob Gill

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