A day before college coaches are permitted to reach out to class of 2016 graduates, the Illinois baseball program received a commitment.
Except it was from a 2017 prospect.
Chicago Brother Rice right-handed pitcher Ryan Kutt took to Twitter to announce a commitment to the Illinois program Sunday evening.
Very proud to say I have just committed to the University of Illinois!!! #FightinIllini
— Ryan Kutt (@KuttRyan) August 31, 2014
Kutt is the first member of the class of 2017 Illinois recruiting class, the third known high school sophomore to commit to a Big Ten program joining Elijah Dunham (Indiana) and Randy Bednar (Maryland). Kutt helps the Illini make a big splash in their introduction to 2017 recruiting, ranked as the top player Illinois in his class by Prep Baseball Report.Read More