#24 • Grant DeWitt
Sophomore • IF/P • 6-1
Mt. Sterling, Ill. • Brown County H.S.
Freshman (2011): Played in 33 games, earning 32 starts between shortstop and pitcher for the Red Devils ... Hit .232 with eight RBI and two doubles ... Led the Eureka defense with 84 assists ... Made six pitching appearances ... Made his first career appearance as Eureka’s opening-day starter at shortstop on March 14 at MacMurray ... Picked up his first collegiate hit and made his first pitching appearance at Berea on March 16 ... Scored two runs at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Smashed his first career double at Webster on April 16 ... Recorded his first multi-hit game in a 2-for-5 effort with two RBI versus Greenville on April 27.
Mt. Sterling High School: Earned six pitching victories with a 1.67 earned run average as a senior... Hit .323 with five homers and 28 RBI in 2010 ... Hit .320 for his career ... Named to All-Area Team by The Jacksonville Journal Courier and The Quincy Herald Whig ... An All-Western Illinois Valley Conference choice for two seasons ... Named the Hornets’ most valuable player and most valuable pitcher ... Earned the Drew Wilson Award from Brown County, given to student-athletes who participate in three sports for all four years.
Personal: The son of Kristy DeWitt and the late Chris DeWitt, Grant was born June 3, 1992 in Rushville, Ill. ... Has a sibling, Drake (16) ... Majoring in physical education and athletic training.