Wayne High School

Rated the No. 146 left-handed pitcher nationally and the No. 10 overall prospect out of Nebraska by Perfect Game. • Led the Blue Devils to a third-place finish at state and a district title as an all-state honoree in senior campaign. • Had a 6-3 record with 83 strikeouts and a 1.92 ERA in 47.1 innings of work as a senior. • Earned all-state recognition as a junior and helped Wayne to a runner-up finish at districts in sophomore season. • Led the Wayne Post 34 Senior Legion team to a third-place finish at the state tournament in 2023.



Born on Oct. 15, 2004. • Parents are Scott and Jennifer Kneifl. • Has two brothers, Jacob and Jaxson. • Father, Scott, played college baseball at Mount Marty (S.D.) and is the head volleyball coach at Wayne State College. • Mother, Jennifer, competed in track and field, while brother, Jacob, is a member of the baseball program at Wayne State College. • Also has an aunt, Julie Brester, that played volleyball at Wayne State College. • Majoring in special education.