Category: College Commitments

Vanderbilt Lands Righthander, Thomas Schultz

Vanderbilt Lands Righthander, Thomas Schultz

Thomas Schultz can scratch a pretty significant accomplishment off his bucket list. He has landed a D1 scholarship to national powerhouse, Vanderbilt University. To make it even more impressive, he did it before the start of his sophomore year of high school. “I know it’s early in the process, but there is no other place for me than Vanderbilt, said […]

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Troy LaNeve Commits to Vanderbilt!

Troy LaNeve Commits to Vanderbilt!

To say the college baseball recruiting process is starting earlier than ever would be an understatement. US Elite’s Troy LaNeve is a perfect example. The 2019 grad (freshman) outfielder from Pine Richland HS (Gibsonia, PA) recently announced his verbal commitment to Head Coach, Tim Corbin and Vanderbilt University. LaNeve is among the elite players in the country as evidenced by […]

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McDowell, Blankenhorn Enjoying Their First Spring Training

McDowell, Blankenhorn Enjoying Their First Spring Training

The alarm goes off at 6:00 am every morning and two former US Elite players are getting up to go to work. Like most workers, they have a long work day ahead. But, unlike most workers their job is a game. Max McDowell and Travis Blankenhorn are professional baseball players. McDowell is a catcher and was drafted as a junior […]

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Understanding the “process” of College Recruiting

Understanding the “process” of College Recruiting

It’s 5:30 am and I’m up (as usual) doing what I love to do; passing information on to players and parents. This morning I want to address the subject of getting a scholarship to play baseball in college. Afterall, that is the goal of many young players? There is a lot to know, and based on some recent conversations I’ve […]

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What College Coaches are Saying About US Elite Players

What College Coaches are Saying About US Elite Players

Blair Lewis University of Pittsburgh Class of 2019 US Elite Article Coach Jerry Oakes: Blair showed up at Pitt exactly how we thought he would. Blair brings a ton of energy to the field, and is willing to learn everyday. He has made huge strides this fall. Blair is a tremendous teammate and high character kid. We are looking forward […]

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Making the Jump to College!

Making the Jump to College!

24 US Elite Players from the class of 2015 Are Now Freshman In College. The transition from high school to college is one of the most significant jumps that a player will make in his career. US Elite Director, Mark Helsel, says his organization is committed to helping its players prepare for college. “The truth is many kids (from outside […]

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