Friday, June 29, 2018

Eric Glaser - 2018 Highlands Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee


Highlands High School is excited to announce the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Class.  Inductees include: Angela Barre Falhaber, David Freer, Tammy Schlarman Freihofer, Eric Glaser, Justin Frisk, Coach Bill Herrmann, Scott Kuhnhein, Jean Pritchard, Kimberly Draud Rohmiller, and Michael Vories.

The Team of Distinction is the 1978-79 Boys Basketball Team.

Eric Glaser graduated from Highlands in 1997, where he lettered in basketball, baseball, and golf. In basketball, he played varsity all four years at Highlands. His senior year he led his team to the state tournament and they were the state runner – up. He was a member of the State All-Tournament Team and was the Northern Kentucky Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Year in 1997. He scored 1,425 points and had 793 rebounds during his high school career.


He played varsity baseball beginning in eighth grade through his senior year. He repeatedly was a member of the All-Tournament team for the 9th Region and the 35th district. During his junior year he posted 18 strikeouts against Lloyd High School leading HHS to its first regional win since 1981. His junior and senior year he was the 9th Region MVP and in 1997 he was the Kentucky High School Basketball Coaches Association Mr. Baseball 1st Runner Up.

After graduating from Highlands, Eric was drafted in the second round by the Boston Red Sox. He was Pitcher of the Year for Short A in Lowell, MA and then he moved to middle A Augusta, GA where the team won the World Series and he pitched a winning game. He pitched in High A, Double A, and Triple A during his professional baseball career.  Currently, Eric is an auditor at Omnicare and he resides in Dayton, KY with his wife Katie and their two daughters Addison (7) and Charlotte (4).


The Highlands Athletics Boosters Association sponsors the Highlands Athletic Hall of Fame. The Class of 2018 Inductees will be recognized during HHS Homecoming weekend October 19-21 including a public induction ceremony at Highlands Performing Center followed by a banquet dinner at The Syndicate. The event details and ticket sales will be announced closer to the event.



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