Gatorade 2018 - 2019: Player of the Year

Baseball - Wisconsin

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Connor Prielipp

Left-handed pitcher/First baseman
Height: 6-FOOT-2
Press Release

Peak Performance






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“In my 24 years of coaching high school baseball, I have not seen a pitcher as dominant as Connor. He is a poised presence on the mound. I’ve seen a few with his 90-mph velocity, but not with his movement or with the fluidity of his motion.”
Scott Bagniefski
Head Coach - Head coach of Aquinas High
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Athletic Excellence

The 6-foot-2, 165-pound senior left-handed pitcher and first baseman had led the Timberwolves to a 10-13 record and a berth in the Division 2 Section 1 Tournament at the time of the selection. Through 23 games, Prielipp owned a 6-2 record with a 0.85 earned run average and had fanned a whopping 118 batters in 49.1 innings pitched. Entering the postseason, he had surrendered just 21 hits and issued five walks. The 2018 Mississippi Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year and the state’s top-ranked prospect by Perfect Game, Prielipp was batting .311 with seven doubles, 12 RBI and a .446 slugging percentage.

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Academic Achievement

Prielipp has maintained a weighted 3.57 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a national letter of intent to play baseball on scholarship at the University of Alabama this fall.

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Exemplary Character

Prielipp has volunteered locally as a youth baseball and football coach.