Baseball Signs Andre Jernigan During Fall Signing Period

Nov. 11, 2011

CINCINNATI -- The Xavier baseball team announced the signing of one newcomer during the 2011 fall signing period. Ft. Wayne, Ind., native Andre Jernigan will don the Musketeer uniform during the 2012-13 school year.

"Andre is a very talented player and we are thrilled to have him join the Xavier family," said head coach Scott Googins. "He is a very gifted athlete but what sticks out even more about Andre is how hard he plays the game. He will bring to Xavier the kind of work ethic that we are looking for in all our student athletes. I am very excited to watch Andre maximize his potential here at Xavier."

Jernigan is currently a senior at Homestead Senior High School in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He received defensive Player of the Year honors and was voted Second-Team All-Conference his junior season at Homestead.

The Musketeers begin the 2012 season February 17 at North Carolina.