Tommy Alexander, senior at Archmere Academy, committed to continue his academic and baseball careers at Franklin & Marshall College on May 2, 2019. A starting varsity baseball player since freshman year, Tommy has also been recognized as a Pre-Season All-American and All-Region player for the past three years by Perfect Game.
During his high school career, Tommy has competed in the nationally recognized Perfect Game World Wood Bat Association Tournament and the Phillies Carpenter Cup Classic as a standout high school player, earning WWBA All-Tournament team honors. Named Captain of the Archmere baseball team this year, Tommy batted .429 through the first 5 games of the season before succumbing to a wrist injury that left him sidelined for the remainder of the season.A primary catcher, Tommy served as the team’s closing pitcher. As a junior, he pitched 17 innings during the regular season and struck out 25 batters, with an ERA of 0.8.
In addition to his high school baseball team, Tommy has also competed for nationally ranked club teams. He currently plays for the All Star Baseball Academy in West Chester, PA and has also played with the American Legion team in Westtown, PA.
Academically, Tommy excels in the classroom. He is a member of the National Society for High School Scholars, recognized as having one of the top 1000 SAT scores in the state of Pennsylvania, and boasts an Overall Weighted GPA of 4.25 for his senior year. He is also a recipient of a Congressional Nomination to the U.S. service academies.
Aside from athletics, Tommy enjoys playing the piano and violin, and participates in school clubs and activities. He is involved in the French Club and Pro-Life Club at Archmere Academy, has volunteered at the school’s Open House, and has helped to organize several community service baseball games. Tommy is a resident of West Chester, PA and is a graduate of Harrington Middle School in Mt. Laurel, NJ. Tommy was joined by his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Hank and Lisa Alexander, along with his family, grandparents and coaches for his signing.
Tommy plans on studying Aerospace Engineering as part of Franklin & Marshall’s dual degree engineering program.