They’re talking baseball at Greensboro College with Jacob Cadle coming in from Westchester

Posted by Andy Durham on June 24, 2009 at 9:22 am under College, High School | Read the First Comment

Jacob Cadle, Wyatt Medlin, Brandon Matthews and Grant Kelley have committed to attend Greensboro College and play baseball for The Pride, announced Coach Ken Carlyle.

Medlin is a first baseman who played at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh. An honorable mention all-conference honoree, Medlin batted .366 with 4 home runs and 6 doubles as a senior. He was also a Academic All Conference selection.

Cadle played at Westchester Country Day in High Point. He is 6-5, 235 pounds and plays first base and is a left-handed pitcher. The two-time team MVP and all conference pick batted .496 with 3 home runs and 17 doubles. The southpaw posted a 1.70 earned run average and a 5-3 record on the mound.

Matthews is pitcher/shortstop from Norfolk Collegiate High School in Virginia. He had a 6-2 record as a hurler and batted .400 at the plate. The team MVP was also a first team 1st Team All Conference and National Honor Society honoree.

Kelley is a versatile athlete who can play third base, first base and pitcher. He transfers to GC as a junior from Pitt Community College. He hit .277 with 8 home runs and 37 RBI at PCC as a sophomore.

“We were looking for quality student athletes who love to play the game and are willing to work just as hard in the classroom, said Carlyle. “I think these 4 young men are just what we need. I am expecting big things from all of these guys immediately when they hit the field in the fall.”

GC posted a 16-21 record and had 8 losses by 2 runs or less this past season.


  • Ken Carlyle said,

    I am excited about the 2009 class and still have about 15 more on the way!