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DanielHarper

  • position RHP
  • height 6-4
  • Weight 225
  • class Graduate Student
  • Hometown Fairway, Kan.

Outlook
Skipped summer ball to enroll at Kentucky early and spend the summer on campus…Very consistent in the fall with an impressive presence on the mound…Has a feel for three pitches and throws strikes…Sits 88 to 92 mph with a curve and a changeup…Will have shot at earning a midweek starter role and weekend bullpen piece.

HIGH SCHOOL
2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American…2017 Central Region Honorable Mention…2016 Underclass High Honorable Mention…Played his summer ball with the KC Barnstormers… Rated the No. 7 player in Kansas…Coached by Dan Meara at Bishop Miege.

PERSONAL
Full name is Daniel Hayes Harper…Born in Merriam, Kan. … Son of Steve and Susan…Has an older sister, Meghan……Chose Kentucky because it felt like home and connection with the coaching staff…Arrived on campus early and took summer courses…Four-year honoree for academic excellence in high school…Has done 80 hours of community service…Also, avidly enjoys cooking in his free time…Major is Management…Picked UK because “it felt like home the moment I stepped on campus.”

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