Scott Davis

About This Inductee

Scott Davis always wanted to excel in as many sports as possible. While in high school Scott was a varsity athlete in wrestling, football and baseball and succeeded at a high level in all three sports. As a football player, he was named to the Pennsylvania Football News All State team as a Freshmen, Sophomore, and Junior.  He was injured during his Senior season. As a wrestler, in his freshmen year he was a District 9 champion and PIAA State qualifier, as a sophomore he was a District 9 Champion and PIAA State Medalist, and as a senior at Lake-Lehman he was a District 2 Champion and became a two-time PIAA State Medalist by capturing the 2007 PIAA State Gold Medal.  This was the culmination of a lifelong goal he had set for himself to perform all his athletic endeavors at the highest levels while not sacrificing his ability to play three sports. As a high school baseball player, Scott was a three-time All-Conference award winner and while at Lake-Lehman he was a Times Leader and Citizen’s Voice All Star. In Scott’s senior year at Lake-Lehman, he helped his team to the District 2 Championship and they made it to the State Quarterfinals. Coming out of high school, Scott earned a scholarship to play baseball at the University of Kentucky where he played for one year before transferring to Delaware State where he was a three-time All-Conference award winner.  In 2017, he was enshrined in the Delaware State Athletic Hall of Fame.  In 2011, Scott was the Delaware State Baseball Player of the Year and was named the Delaware State Male Athlete of the Year.  That same year, he was also the Mid-Eastern Conference Baseball Player of the Year and was on the MEAC All-Tournament team. He led the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in batting and finished seventh in all of NCAA Division 1 baseball with a .418 batting average and he was seventh in on base percentage among all Division 1 baseball players with a .516 on base percentage. He was named a College Baseball Insider Division 1 All American in 2011.  In 2012, Scott was the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Pre-Season Player of the Year.  That year he set the NCAA record for Hit by Pitches in a single season with 37 and that record still stands to this day.  Scott finished his collegiate career with a .345 batting average and 76 hit by pitches. While at Delaware State, he helped lead the Hornets to Mid-Eastern Conference North Division Baseball titles in 2011 and 2012. Scott went on to play Semi-Pro baseball in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  He currently lives in West Virginia and in his spare time has done some volunteer coaching with local baseball and wrestling programs and athletes.