UNC Baseball Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Baseball Recruiting.

Greenville Rose High School senior baseball star Andrew Wallen signs with UNC

J.H. Rose’s Andrew Wallen (Greenville, NC) signed his National Letter of Intent on Tuesday with the University of North Carolina baseball program. Family and friends were on hand to watch him take another step toward realizing his dream of playing college baseball. It meant a lot to the 6-foot-7 senior. “It’s just a special day and I can’t be more thankful.” (WITN)

UNC's 2024 Baseball Recruiting Class Ranked No. 15 By Baseball America

North Carolina Baseball and coach have received the third top-15 ranking for the 2024 recruiting class. The Tar Heels were tabbed No. 15 on Wednesday. The recruiting rankings consider all players from the high school and junior college ranks and were compiled by the publication following conversations with baseball coaches and scouts. (

Video: Javarius Green - Being given chance to play football and baseball made difference in decision

breaks down what went into his decision to commit to the Tar Heels. Green, a three-star football recruit from Crest High School in Shelby, NC, announced that he will be attending North Carolina to play both football and baseball. (High School OT)

UNC Baseball Lands Commitment From In-State Infielder Matt McKnight

and the North Carolina baseball program received a commitment Tuesday from Matt McKnight, an in-state infielder from the Class of 2025. McKnight, who attends Charlotte Christian High School and is a a member of the Richmond Braves 16U Platinum squad, is featured on Perfect Game‘s website, where he earned a grade of 9 out of 10. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC Baseball lands Georgia transfer infielder Parks Harber

University of Georgia infielder will transfer to the UNC baseball program after spending his first three college seasons with the Bulldogs. Harber has been an offensive standout. Over 53 games his junior season (split between first and third base), the newest Tar Heel hit a career-high 18 home runs while batting .283 and driving in 56 runs. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC Baseball cracks top 10 in Class of 2023 College Recruiting Rankings

and the UNC baseball program put together one of the top recruiting classes in the country for the incoming Class of 2023. Perfect Game College Baseball recently released its post-MLB Draft rankings. UNC comes in at No. 10. The Tar Heels also serve as the top-ranked ACC program, as they are the only conference rep in the top 10. (Keeping It Heel)

Former UNC Baseball Commit Walker Jenkins Signs With Twins Just Before Deadline

The Twins' move up in the inaugural Draft Lottery put them in position to get Walker Jenkins into a Minnesota uniform. On Tuesday that became official, as the former UNC Baseball commit became the final member of the Twins’ 2023 Draft class to sign with the organization, inking a $7,144,200 bonus, just above the slot value for the No. 5 pick of $7,139,700. (

Two-sport athlete Timmy Lawson prepares for UNC football and baseball careers

From catching touchdowns to striking out batters, two-sport athlete Timmy Lawson is trading in his black and yellow for Carolina blue. Lawson will be a Tar Heel on the baseball diamond and gridiron. He has one more year at Bishop Verot, but he’s already repping his soon-to-be college colors on his wrists and gloves. "Love the Carolina blue," said Lawson. (WINK News)

UNC baseball commit Zyhir Hope instead signs with Chicago Cubs

Former Colonial Forge baseball standout Zyhir Hope has signed with the Chicago Cubs. Hope reportedly received a $400,000 signing bonus. He was a first-team Class 6 all-state selection after batting .530 as a senior with nine home runs, 38 RBIs and 29 stolen bases. He turned down a scholarship to play at North Carolina to sign with the Cubs. (Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star)

UNC Baseball commit Folger Boaz named "Small Town All-American"

East Surry’s was named a member of the 2023 MaxPreps Small Town All-America First Team, which includes 30 players who competed at schools with fewer than 1,000 students from towns with a population fewer than 10,000. The UNC Baseball commit was named the 2A State Pitcher of the Year and the NCHSAA Male Athlete of the Year. (Mount Airy News)
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