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John Sharpe

#7 John Sharpe

HT. 6-1
WT. 165
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Knoxville, Tenn. (Christian Academy of Knoxville)

High School: Prepped at Christian Academy of Knoxville under head coach Tommy Pharr...All-Region Team (2014, 2013)…All-District Team (2012, 2013, 2014)…Named Rookie of the Year (2012)…Team Offensive Player of the Year with .385 batting average (2013)…Team won the state championship (2014)…Ranked 43rd best prospect in Tennessee by Perfect Game…Ranked third best shortstop in Tennessee by Perfect Game…Also lettered in football.

Personal: Parents are John Sharpe, Julie Sharpe and Christie Smith…One younger brother, James…One older sister, Brittni…His father and uncle both played college baseball…Also recruited by ETSU, Southern Miss, College of Charleston, Elon, Tennessee Tech, Memphis, Coastal Carolina, Radford and North Carolina Central…Favorite book is "Through My Eyes" by Tim Tebow.