Student-Athlete Spotlight: Central Catholic’s Brandon Gelpi
Name: Brandon Gelpi
Years played: 4 year starter for Central Catholic High School Varsity Baseball
Future plans: I will continue my academic and athletic career at the University of Illinois at Chicago. I will be studying Teaching of History (Secondary Education)
Dream Job: Professional Baseball Player in the MLB
Hobbies: I love to workout and train for baseball and love to spend time with my friends
Athletic Accomplishments: I am a four-year starter and two-time Varsity Captain on Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School Varsity Baseball Team. 2018 Section 1-6A Honorable Mention Team. 2018 WPIAL 6A Section 1 Champion. Two-time Rawlings Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American. 3rd Place in the Palomino World Series in 2019.
Academic Clubs: My Brother’s Keeper and Viking Ambassador Program
Favorite Baseball Memory: As a freshman on the Varisty Baseball Team, my favorite high school baseball memory was hitting the walk-off single against rival, Pine Richland. Another favorite memory was the 2019 Spring Training Trip to Myrtle Beach.
What you will miss most after graduating from Central Catholic? The one thing I will miss the most when leaving central Catholic is walking the historic halls of Central in school every single day with my brothers. The most important thing I will miss is the Brotherhood of Central Catholic.