Wright State Lake Campus recruiting coordinator Montaous Walton (L) welcomes Versailles' Noah McEldowney to the Lakers baseball program.

Wright State Lake Campus Baseball recruiting solid

The Wright State Lakes baseball program recruits solid class for 2023 season

CELINA – The Wright State University Lake Campus baseball Lakers are excited with their incoming 2022 recruiting class.

Recruiting coordinator Montaous Walton has been successful helping Lakes head coach, Chad Geier land solid talent in the 2022 class.

Walton has been able to lock up talented recruits from Ohio including Levi Polen from Greenon High School along with Kaden Davidson, Edgewood; Austin Scarberry, Beavercreek; Noah McEldowney, Versailles; Jacob Barr, Harding; Tanner Lenhart, Northmont; Dylan Busam, Mohler; Noah Crawford, Springfield; Dylan Winkler, Berne Union; Brandon Hampton, Monroe and Nicholas Dilhoff, Dayton Christian.

Coach Walton also helped snag some out of state talent in Robbie Genant from Georgia Centennial; Ethan Griffith, Florida Fort Pierce Central and Indiana’s Daniel Brayton, East Central and Noah Perkins, East Noble along with three transfers coming to the program this fall.

“All the traveling, late night film sessions and evaluating including writing down and keeping recruiting and scouting notes in my notebook is all worth it,” said Coach Walton. “I love it as well as building strong relationships with the players I go out and sign.”

The Lakers will be returning some key players this fall including a pair of Second Team All-Americans in Nick Hundley and Andrew Emerson.

Coach Walton is always busy recruiting and earned a strong reputation as a tireless recruiter, hard worker and grinder in the State of Ohio and throughout the Midwest when it comes to evaluating and signing talent. Walton’s goal is to help head coach Chad Geier reach the college world series for the sixth consecutive time in program history.

“With what we have coming in and returning I think we have a good shot to make it back to the world series,” Walton stated. “Our guys are even hungrier now to make another appearance. Our staff along with my head coach does a great job preparing our players on and off the field to be ready and successful.”

Wright State Lakers and Laker fans are looking forward to the 2023 season as they compete for the USCAA College World Series again. Walton has been extremely busy all summer recruiting hard and evaluating the 2023 recruiting class.

Montaous Walton, Wright State Lake Campus Lakers baseball recruiter.
Recruiting coordinator Montaous Walton welcomes a class of 2022 recruit to the Lakers baseball program.
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