AXTON – Wednesday, Juan Vascones signed a letter of intent to play NCAA Division III baseball for Mary Baldwin University.
Vascones intends to pursue a degree in engineering or mathematics.
He is part of Carlisle’s international program, visiting from his home country of Ecuador.
This year is his second playing for Carlisle and he lives with Bennette and Gentry Zentmeyer, who serve as his host family.
Vascones is taking AP level classes and is a recent recipient of Carlisle’s Citizenship Award.
He said, “I feel that I am part of a family here. It is different from back home because here you feel like you are part of something bigger.”