Dayln Brickner, a native of Beaver Falls, Pa., has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his academic and athletic future at Youngstown State. Brickner, who was a standout at Beaver Falls High School, will be a two-sport athlete in football and baseball for the Penguins.
Brickner will join an incoming YSU baseball class that includes nine other student-athletes from Ohio and Pennsylvania who committed to the program in November.
Previous signees include Ohioans Kenny Misik, Braeden O'Shaughnessy, Bryce Warwick and Dylan Carpenter as well as Pennsylvania natives Andre Good, Josh Hoffman, Turner Grau, Trey Law and Casey Marshalwitz. Carpenter, Hoffman, Law and O'Shaugnessy are position players, Misik and Warwick are pitchers and Good, Grau and Marshalwitz could be two-way players. Brickner is expected to play in the outfield for the Penguins beginning in 2020.
Information on Brickner can be found below:
OF | 5'11 | 170 | Beaver Falls, Pa. | Beaver Falls High School
Highlights: Two-sport athlete in baseball and football… Hit .500 as a sophomore and junior… Played under Rich Rowe at Beaver Falls… Played travel ball for legendary coach Don Pletcher… Played quarterback, wide receiver, defensive back and was a play-making punt and kickoff returner in football… Completed 45-of-86 passes for 1,076 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior… Rushed for 927 yards on 97 carries… Averaged 9.6 yards per carry…. Led the Tigers to a 9-3 overall record reaching the WPIAL 3A Playoff semifinals… Was part of Beaver Falls' WPIAL and state championship team in 2016… Recorded six interceptions as a sophomore… Parents are Michael and Theresa.
Brickner on choosing YSU: "I chose YSU because of the location, the coaching staff believing in me and the atmosphere at the school."