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AlexDegen

  • position RHP
  • height 6-8
  • Weight 205
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Readington Township, N.J.
  • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), 2022-23
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2022)
  • 2021 UK Athletics Frank G. Ham Society of Character Inductee
  • SEC Community Service Team (2020, 2021)
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • Dean’s List (Spring 2020)
  • First-Team All-Coastal Plain League (2019)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2019)

 

HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked the No. 16 player in New Jersey by Perfect Game…Ranked the No. 17 player in New Jersey by Prep Baseball Report…2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American and Northeast All-Region Second-Team…Played for coaches Kevin Cuozzi (2017-18) and Mike Raymond (2016) at Hunterdon Central Regional (NJ) High School…Lettered three years and also played basketball…Team won the baseball state championship in 2016 and 2018, and were sectional champions in basketball in 2016 and 2017…Named Hunterdon County Baseball Player of the Year and Second-Team All-State in 2018…Named high school’s best male athlete for 2017-18.

PERSONAL
Hometown is Readington Township, N.J. … Born in Flemington, N.J. … Son of Ken and Liz…Has an older sister, Allie… Favorite MLB team is the New York Yankees and favorite player is Yankees pitcher Luis Severino…Has competed in multiple sprint triathlons and also plays golf…Favorite baseball movie is Bull Durham…Favorite line is “Sometimes you win, something you lose, sometimes it rains.” … Volunteered with a local outreach program…Chose UK because “the coaching staff was above all others, the facilities are outstanding and the location was perfect.”

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