Ensworth rising junior Rudy Maxwell has committed to play college baseball at Duke University.
Maxwell, a 6-foot-3, 220-pound catcher, announced his decision via Twitter on Wednesday morning, posting from his account, “I’m blessed to say that I have committed to Duke University. All the glory to the man upstairs.”
As a sophomore last season, Maxwell, who also spent time at third base, hit .329 with six doubles, four triples, one home run and 18 RBIs.
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Other Midstate commitments in the Class of 2018 include Siegel infielder Drew Benefield (Louisville), Mt. Juliet pitcher Ethan Smith (Vanderbilt), Loretto pitcher Ryan Weathers (Vanderbilt), East Robertson’s Luke Murphy (Vanderbilt) and Siegel’s John Langworthy (Louisville).