Fremont High School graduate, Travis Frantz, has committed to play baseball at Huntington University this fall. During his junior year in high school, Frantz hit .403 with seven home runs, 28 RBI and 35 walks. Frantz did not have the opportunity to play his senior year because of a knee injury suffered in basketball. For his career Frantz hit .383 with 17 home runs and 77 RBI. Frantz was named All-Conference and All-Area his sophomore and junior years.
“Travis is a tremendous addition to our program,” says head baseball coach Mike Frame. “He will make an immediate impact on our program. He is an outstanding offensive player with legitimate home run power. We will look at him at third base and in the outfield. He also has distinguished himself in the classroom by being a finalist for the Indiana Lilly Scholar program and being a presidential scholar at HU. We could not be happier that he will join our program.”
Huntington University is a member of the Mid Central Conference (MCC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). On the baseball field HU has captured the MCC season regular season championship or conference tournament championship 26 times in 47 years. The Foresters have also had eight former players go on to careers in professional baseball, including Heath Luther with the Anaheim Angels in 2001 and Greg Slee with the Seattle Mariners in 2004.
Travis is the son of Neil and Connie of Fremont, IN.