Selected by his home state Arizona Diamondbacks in the 35th round of the MLB Amateur Draft, Wade passed on a pro contract to play at one of his home state’s biggest universities.
A graduate of Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona, Wade went 6-4 with one save and a 3.46 ERA as a senior, striking out 50 in 58 innings pitched. At the plate, he hit .298 with seven doubles and two homers, earning Second Team All-State and First Team 4A-I Desert Sky Region honors in the process.
Wade enjoys fishing, friends and family, and video games. He is a pre-business major at Arizona.