SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Indiana University South Bend baseball coach Brian Blondell has announced the signing of Josh Rankert to his 2015-16 signing class.
Rankert comes to IU South Bend after a prep career at Lewis Cass High School (Ind.) where he lettered for four years in baseball and basketball. Josh also played for American Legion Post 6.
During his final season with the Kings, Rankert was named All-Mid Indiana Conference and to the Indiana All-State team while helping his team to a regional championship before falling to Lafayette Central Catholic in the semi-state round.
Off the field, Rankert was active as a member of the National Junior Honor Society and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD). He was also ranked in the top 50% of his class at Lewis Cass.
Josh plans to study business while at IU South Bend.
The Titans will open their inaugural season on February 19th in Cartersville, Georgia.