Commitment Corner: Jason Rivera


Kyle Campbell
Maryland Scouting Director

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The Commitment Corner spotlights those Maryland high school student-athletes who have made their decision on where to play their college baseball. This is a unique opportunity to get to know several of the states top talent and gain insight into their recruitment process and ultimately what made them choose the school they did. Today we speak with: Jason Rivera



Jason Rivera

Class of 2021 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: St. Maria Goretti
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: East Coat Royals Kim
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 177lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
85
Max FB
(03/01/21)
81 - 83
FB
(03/01/21)
71 - 74
CB
(10/21/18)
72 - 74
CH
(03/07/20)
74 - 76
SL
(03/01/21)
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
81 - 83
CH
70 - 72
SL
74 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
80 - 81
CB
68 - 71
CH
72 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
78 - 80
CB
68 - 69
CH
69 - 70
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
78 - 80
CB
66 - 69
CH
67 - 69
Pitching
Max FB
80
FB
77 - 79
CB
62 - 65
CH
63 - 66
Pitching
Max FB
79
FB
76 - 78
CB
63 - 65
CH
68 - 71
Pitching
Max FB
78
FB
77 - 78
CB
71 - 74
CH
71 - 72
Position
6.97
60-yard
(06/26/19)
87
OF Velo
(03/07/20)
91
Exit Velo
(03/07/20)
4.00
H-1st
(02/24/19)
Position
OF Velo
87
Exit Velo
91
H-1st
4.02
Position
60-yard
7.02
OF Velo
83
Exit Velo
83
Position
60-yard
6.97
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
89
Position
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
89
H-1st
4.08
Position
60-yard
7.06
OF Velo
78
Exit Velo
82

 

COMMITMENT: MOUNT ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY

 

PBR MD:  List any awards / accolades you received in high school.

  • First Honors Catoctin High School 2017-2018, St. Maria Goretti Honor Roll 2018-2019, 2019 MSABC Frosh/Soph Team Member, 2019 MSABC Frosh/Soph All West Region Team Member, 2019 Washington County Athletic Association Private School First Team, Selected to the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS), 2019 MSABC Honor Roll, 2019 WWBA 16U Perfect Game National Championship All Tournament Team.

PBR MD:  Why did you choose Mount St. Mary's?

  • Mount St. Mary's provides me with the opportunity to play Division I baseball in my own backyard while offering top notch education in the Computer Science field. The location allows me to be closer to my home and gives my family the opportunity to attend every home game.

PBR MD:  What do you plan to major in at Mount St. Mary's?

  • Computer Science

PBR MD:  What are some of your goals you would like to achieve at Mount St. Mary's?

  • I want to graduate with a Computer Science degree with a minor in Cyber Security. Also, as a two-way player I want to continue my development and improve my skills on the mound, at the plate and in the outfield to hopefully get a opportunity to play at the next level.

PBR MD:  What other schools recruited you?

  • Cornell, Villanova, Millersburg, JMU, William & Mary and Richmond

PBR MD:  What was your favorite part about the recruiting process?

  • Meeting different people, touring different facilities, and playing baseball on different college baseball fields.