|High School:||Marian Catholic|
Coach Farley on Padove: "Brian is one of our most coachable players, and he is always looking for ways to get better. He saw action behind the plate and at third base in the fall. He'll start the season as a back up catcher, and we think he shows excellent potential as a hitter." High School: Two-year letterwinner as a catcher and utility player for Marian Catholic High School...team captain and MVP as a senior...earned all-area honorable mention...batted .355 as a junior...team went 16-18 his junior season and 15-18 his senior year...head coach: Joe O'Brien...member of the National Honor Society...Illinois State Scholar...Personal: Born March 25, 1990...son of Burt and Susan Padove...has a sister, Sarah...economics major.