Thursday, August 18, 2011

2012 Mizzou Recruit: Griffin Goodrich, RHP/OF

Griffin Goodrich, RHP
6-4", 190 lb, R/R
Kirkwood HS, MO

♦ 2011 Pitching: 6-3; 2.10 ERA; 50 IP; 9 G, 8 GS; 19 R; 15 ER; 35 H; 2 2B; 2 HR; 69 K; 22 BB; .185 Opp BA' 12.14 WHIP; 2 WP; 2 HB

♦ 2011 Offense: .433 BA (29-for-67); 7 2B; 2 3B; 0 HR; 15 RBI; 15 R; .472 OBP; .597 Slug%; 3/3 SB; 2 HBP (He led Kirkwood in batting average, hits, RBIs, runs scored and OBP)

♦ Fastball has been clocked at 90-91 mph

2012 All Suburban South Conference as both a pitcher and outfielder

St. Louis Post Dispatch Athlete of the Week, April 12, 2011
The junior threw a three-hit shutout with 17 strikeouts in the Pioneers' 4-0 victory over Clayton. Goodrich threw first-pitch strikes to 24 of 27 hitters. Through five innings, he had thrown just 70 pitches and finished with 97

Kirkwood's Goodrich commits to Missouri (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
So when the 17-year-old right-handed pitcher was looking for the right school to continue his career, he had three primary factors in mind: he wanted a college with strong academics that was close to home and had successful sports teams.

"Going down the checklist, out of all my choices, Missouri felt like the only one that was a plus in all those categories," Goodrich said.

So on Tuesday the hard-throwing right-hander made a verbal commitment to the Tigers after also attracting interest from several schools.

Missouri's business school, proximity to Kirkwood . . .

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