|THROUGH THE YEARS IN BASEBALL AMERICA|
|• Wieters was the first team catcher on our Preseason All-American Team |
• Wieters was ranked No. 2 overall on our midseason College Draft Top 50
• Our college preview included a feature on Wieters and his childhood friend Justin Smoak . The feature mentions that Wieters father was also a minor league baseball player.
• Wieters was the first team catcher on our Preseason All-American Team
• As an All-American, Wieters was also our pick as the ACC's Player of the Year in our preseason ACC Preview
|• Wieters was the first team catcher on our College All-American TeamTeam
USA's No. 1 Prospect |
• Wieters was selected as our No. 3 prospect in the Cape Cod League after his sophomore season.
• Wieters was ranked as the No. 4 sophomore heading into the 2006 season
• It wasn't much of a surprise that the preseason All-American was also picked to be the ACC's player of the year in our 2006 ACC preview
• Thanks to his ability on the mound and behind the plate Wieters was selected as the second-team utilityman on our Preseason College All-American team.
|• Wieters made Team USA as a two-way player as a freshman|
• In our early draft preview, Wieters ranked among the best pure hitters on the high school side for the 2004 draft
|• When we first ranked the Top 100 high school prospects for the 2004 draft there were plenty of interesting names near the top of the list including Nick Adenhart, Homer Bailey and Gio Gonzalez. Wieters was ranked 13th.|
• Landing Wieters ensured that Georgia Tech had one of the best recruiting classes for 2004.
• Wieters' first appearance on the BA Website came in November, when he was mentioned as one of the top catching prospects in the 2004 draft and one of the top prospects at the 2003 World Wood Bat Championships