Boston College senior pitcher John West had options to weigh over the summer as he looked towards possible next steps in his career.
Would a professional team come calling? Would an intriguing opportunity arise out of the NCAA Transfer Portal?
Around the same time in July, Todd Interdonato officially took over for now-Penn State skipper Mike Gambino on The Heights and hit the ground running, beginning to put his stamp on a program that had won 37 games in 2023 and spent the majority of the season challenging to host an NCAA regional at the Harrington Athletics Village in Brighton.
From there, it didn’t take longer than a team-wide Zoom call and a follow-up one-on-one conversation with the new coach for West (Shrewsbury, Mass.) to affirm that BC was where he belonged.