David Pierce on 2022 baseball signees: 'Texas fans will not be disappointed in this group'
A dozen high school baseball players will soon call UFCU Disch-Falk Field their home.
Texas baseball announced on Wednesday that it had signed 12 prep prospects. Nine of the signees are Texans. The other three were recruited out of California:
- Aledo OF Max Belyeu
- Palo Alto (Calif.) OF Henry Bolte
- Liberty (Calif.) INF/RHP Cutter Coffey
- Frisco Rock Hill OF/RHP Brenner Cox
- Houston Summer Creek INF Jayden Duplantier
- San Antonio Brandeis INF Jalin Flores
- Sinton C Rylan Galvan
- Lake Travis RHP Pierce George
- Arlington Martin RHP Max Grubbs
- Santa Margarita Catholic (Calif.) RHP Matthew Porchas
- Waxahachie INF/OF Jared Thomas
- Highland Park LHP Collin Valentine
"Texas fans will not be disappointed in this group,” head coach David Pierce said in a statement. “We recruit great players every year but the class of 2022 has a chance to be very special and give Texas Baseball continued success. It has a level of talent to step in and contribute right away.”
Texas' class features five right-handed pitchers. Valentine is the only lefty in the class. Two pitchers, Coffey and Cox, are regarded as two-way players.
Texas also signed six position players. Duplantier is the younger brother of Andre Duplaintier II, who will be a sophomore pitcher for the Longhorns this upcoming spring.