Baseball: Norristown's Dom Proietto signs with Kutztown

Norristown senior Dominic Proietto, flanked by his parents Mike and Tracey Proietto, signs a national letter of intent to continue his educational and baseball career at Division II Kutztown University during a recent event at the high school. (Photo courtesy of Norristown athletic department)

Dominic Proietto at a glance

High School: Norristown

Graduation year: 2019

Sport/Position: Baseball – 1B, OF

Club affiliation: Senior legion Chadwick’s; All-Star Baseball Academy Cubs; Eagleville Phillies

Parents: Tracey and Mike Proietto

Major Athletic Awards: 2016 (freshman year) All-Suburban One honorable mention; 2018 (junior season) All-PAC Liberty Division first team, All-Area (Mercury) honorable mention, Carpenter Cup

Academic/community service: PAC Leadership Award

College major: Undecided

Other schools under consideration: Chestnut Hill, Weidner

Why did you choose this school? “Kutztown provides good academic opportunity as well as a strong team environment.”

Expectations for upcoming baseball season at Norristown: “I hope to continue to help my team win and to continue bettering my athletic career.”

Other comments/people to thank: “I’d like to thank my parents, coaches and teammates. I learned to always set goals for myself and do everything I can to achieve them, no matter how hard.”

Norristown coach Jack Sturgeon: “Dom has contributed a lot to the Norristown program through his leadership and love for the game of baseball. He has had an outstanding career so far for the Eagles and we are excited with what he will do this spring in his senior and final year. I think Dom will have an outstanding four years at Kutztown and in the PSAC.”