Briar Campbell teams up with Penn State Hazleton Baseball for 2023-24

Briar Campbell with family members at Penn State Hazleton Signing Day.
Briar Campbell with family members at Penn State Hazleton Signing Day.

Hazleton, Pa. - Briar Campbell of Halifax, Pa. is ready to suit up for the Nittany Lion Baseball squad. Campbell is graduating from Halifax Area School District this spring where he competed with the Wildcats varsity baseball squad for three years and co-captained the team for his final two seasons in uniform. Campbell helped the Wildcats to a pair of Tri-Valley League championships as a sophomore and junior including a PIAA single A state championship in 2021 as a pitcher and 1st baseman for the program.

"Briar is a great young player who has some excellent leadership qualities and is very coachable.", said Assistant Coach Ian McCole. "He has a great work ethic and will be a great addition to the program."

Campbell chose Hazleton for the opportunity to continue his playing career and is excited to make an impact with the team right away. Briar will begin his college career undecided in terms of major but plans to have a career in athletics, with the hopes of one day becoming an athletic director.