Baseball Signees Colton Freeman and Wade Wass
Nov. 17, 2011
Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Today's featured baseball signees for the 2012 Alabama baseball recruiting class are left-handed pitcher Colton Freeman and catcher Wade Wass.
Assistant Coach Dax Norris on Colton Freeman:
Ranked as the No. 16 prospect in Alabama and No. 291 nationally by Perfect Game USA … named to the 2012 Alabama Top-100 players list … was a Class 6A Honorable Mention All-State selection as a pitcher by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in 2011 … helped Spain Park HS post a 36-15 record in 2011 … was a 2011 First Team All-Hoover/South Baseball Team selection as a pitcher by the Birmingham News … 2011 Perfect Game USA Third Team Preseason HS Underclassmen All-American and an honorable mention preseason selection in 2010 … was on the Team One South squad in 2010 and 2011 … participated in the Team One Futures game in 2010 for the East squad … played in the Under Armour Fall Classic in 2010 … teammates at Spain Park HS with fellow signee Mikey White … high school head coach is Will Smith.
Assistant Coach Dax Norris on Wade Wass:
As a freshman at Meridian CC, he posted a .370 batting average with 11 home runs, 39 RBI and 42 runs scored in 2011 … had eight outfield assists in 48 games for Meridian CC … 2010 Florida Region Honorable Mention selection by Perfect Game USA and was a 2009 Honorable Mention Preseason HS Underclassmen All-American selection by Perfect Game USA at Pensacola Catholic High School … had a .367 average with 10 home runs and 33 RBI during his senior season, helping PCHS to a 23-5 record and a perfect 10-0 mark during league play … was a teammate with current Alabama player Kenny Roberts at Meridian CC and a teammate with UA player Austen Smith at Pensacola Catholic HS under had coach Richard LaBounty.
On Friday, signees Mitch Greer and Georgie Salem will be featured on RollTide.com, the official website for the University of Alabama Athletics Department.