Evan C Mascitti

Evan C Mascitti

  • PhD Candidate, Soil Science
116 ASI Building
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Soil physical properties
  • Clay science
  • Sports turf management


  • B.S. Geology, Beloit College - 2012
  • M.S. Agronomy, The Pennsylvania State University - 2014

Evan Mascitti is pursuing his PhD under Dr. Andrew McNitt. Evan earned his M.S. at Penn State in 2014 with a focus on thick-cut sod production. He later worked for several years as a grounds manager in professional baseball before returning to graduate school.

Evan's research project is focused on engineered soil mixtures for baseball infields. This topic incorporates his background in geology with his practical experience in construction and maintenance of sports fields.