Spartan Pitcher Peter Schaefer Commits to Play Baseball at Johns Hopkins
Senior Spartan pitcher/outfielder Peter Scheafer celebrated his committing to play baseball at Johns Hopkins University, January 22.
Schaefer has been a starting pitcher for Webb’s Spartan varsity baseball team since his sophomore year. He completed his junior season with a 3.61 ERA that included 3 wins, 4 losses and 39 strikeouts in 31.0 innings pitched. Schaefer had a batting average of .406 last season with 7 doubles and 19 runs batted in, and picked up both All-District Team and All-District Tournament Team honors along the way.
Also an accomplished cross-country runner, Schaefer was instrumental in the Spartans’ fourth-place finish at state and seventh-place showing at KIL his junior year.
Peter Schaefer’s success in athletics has carried over into the classroom. An AP Scholar with Honor and a member of Webb’s Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society for excellence in mathematics, Schaefer scored a 35 on the ACT and is a National Merit Commended Student.
“During his entire academic and athletic career at Webb, Peter has quietly put in the hard work and has been a fantastic role model for his peers,” says Jordan Wormsley, Webb head varsity baseball coach. Wormsley noted that Schaefer has always been much more concerned for his team’s success than his own individual accolades. “Our program is so proud of his accomplishments and we could not ask for a better representative of Webb baseball at the collegiate level,” Wormsley added. “We wish him the best of luck at Johns Hopkins.”