Featured Athlete: Brett Wozniak

Spring of 2019 has been good to 2020, LHP, Brett Wozniak. This University of Nebraska commit verballed after his official January visit, is an intricate part of the #1 ranked CIF Cypress Centurions, and in a serendipitous event met NFL quarterback Baker Mayfield while taking in some Spring Training games.

In June of 2017, Coach Mike of PrepStar identified Brett Wozniak as one of the top rising southpaw baseball prospects in Southern California for the class of 2020. Following an MVP freshman season and summer roster spot on SoCal NTIS 15U, Wozniak has continued to impress. His skillset has already drawn national recognition by Prep Baseball Report, Baseball Scouting USA and earned him a pre-season All-American nod by Rawlings-Perfect Game.

As a sophomore Wozniak has made significant contributions with key roles as a starter and middle reliever and first-baseman on the Empire League co-Championship and Nationally ranked Cypress HS varsity baseball team. At the plate i 2018, Wozniak hit .328 with a .394 OBP. Dominating on the hill Wozniak consistently kept top competition at bay with an impressive 1.76 ERA. A fine student-athlete Wozniak was named to the Empire League All-Academic Team with an impressive 3.86 GPA.

Heading into his junior season, Prep Baseball Report named Wozniak as one of the top 5 uncommitted pitchers in Southern California. However, while on the radar of several Division 1 colleges, Wozniak didn’t stay on that list very long. Midway through the 2019 campaign there are many resemblances as Cypress is again ranked and currently standing at #1 in CIF Division 1 as well as in the top 10 teams nationally. At the plate Wozniak is carrying a .411 average but equally as impressive he is 4-0 on the bump with a 1.12 era and allowing opponents on 4 earned runs. Earlier this month Wozniak was recognized by the Orange County Register as Fryer’s Diamond Club: Orange County baseball standouts of the week, March 5 for an impressive 6 inning outing to defeat top slated Orange County Lutheran 2-1.

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