Jeffrey Passantino

#22 Jeffrey Passantino

HT. 5-8
WT. 210
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Fort Meyers, Fla. (Bishop Verot HS)

High School: Prepped at Bishop Verot HS in Ft. Myers, Fla. under the tutelage of David Nelson...Helped Bishop Verot to a 3A State Championship in 2011, 2012 4A State Runner-Up and 2013 4A State Semi-Finalist...2012 and 2013 Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention All-America...Was named to the First Team All-Area in 2011 and 2012...Named Pitcher of the Year in both 2011 and 2012...Ranked 15th nationally for total number of strikeouts in 2013 by MaxPreps...Ranked 8th in the nation in wins compared to all '14 HS pitchers...Led his team in batting average, RBIs, doubles and home runs in 2013...In 2012 he was 10-1 on the mound with a 1.12 ERA, including eight complete games...Compliled a 22-4 career record on the mound...

Personal: Son of Jeff and Elizabeth Passantino...Has two younger sisters, Katharine and Ella...Plans to major in Business/Finance...Chose Lipscomb over Alabama, Missouri, Clemson, Nebraska, FGCU, UCF, USF and FAU...Grandfather played football at Catawba...Helped build custon pools as a summer job in 2013...Hidden talents include golf, chess and playing the drums...Favorite musical group is the Zac Brown Band...His ambition is to one day be a pilot.