Drew Hardee played at Cooperstown Dreams Park in 2003 (Week 3). As a member of the Piedmont Patriots (SC), Drew helped lead his team to the Sweet Sixteen. The Patriots won an amazing four games in one day during tournament play and were coached by Johnny Elliot.
Drew was a 2009 graduate of Northwestern High School (Rock Hill, SC). He graduated with honors as well as a member of Key, Beta and Young Life clubs. Drew's baseball game took off in high school. He was named All-State in 2009 after being a part of a Trojan team that posted a 22-5 record. As a member of the American Legion Post 34 team, Drew was named to the All-Tournament team back-to-back summers in 2008 and 2009.
Drew continued his baseball career at the collegiate level. He spent his freshman year (2010) at Coker College (Hartsville, SC). An outfielder, he had a team-high 18 stolen bases and posted a .288 BA with 38 hits, including 7 doubles. He transferred to Florence-Darlington Technical College (Florence, SC) where he played his sophomore season (2011). At Florence-Darlington, Drew was a first-team All-Conference selection as an outfielder and ranked in the top 20 nationally with 34 stolen bases, while batting .421 with one home run. Drew will spend his junior season (2012) at Winthrop University (Rock Hill, SC).