Three Moccasins have signed professional baseball contracts in recent days while a fourth has opted to return for his senior season.
Logan Browning has been selected by the San Diego Padres in the 37th round of the Major League Baseball Draft. The junior pitcher/outfielder was the 1,098th player chosen overall. He joins teammates Jake Walsh, who was picked in the 16th round by the St. Louis Cardinals, and Mitch Reeves, who was a 32nd round pick by the Cleveland Indians, as Florida Southern players drafted by Major Baseball in today's portion of the draft.
Mitch Reeves has been selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball Draft. The senior outfielder was the 972nd player chosen overall. He joins teammate Jake Walsh, who was picked in the 16th round earlier today by the St. Louis Cardinals, as Major League draftees.
Pitcher Jake Walsh has been selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 16th round of the Major League Baseball Draft. The junior righthander was the 484th player chosen overall.
CLEVELAND, OH - Florida Southern College athletics continued its long tradition of success with a 16th place finish in the final standings of the 2016-17 Learfield Directors' Cup, which ranks all athletic programs at the NCAA Division I, II, III and NAIA levels based on their success in athletic competition.
Jake Walsh has picked up yet another All-America honor as the junior righthander was tabbed a third-team honoree on the Rawlings All-America team as announced by the American Baseball Coaches Association.
MARSHALL, MN - Logan Browning and Jake Walsh have been named to the All-America team by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association. Browning was a first-team selection as a utility player/pitcher while Walsh was tabbed a second-teamer as a starting pitcher.
DALLAS, TX - Pitchers Jake Walsh and Cameron Hanes have been named to the NCAA Division II All-America Team as announced today by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Walsh was a second-team selection while Hanes was selected to the Honorable Mention squad.
OMAHA, NE - Jake Walsh has been named as a finalist for the Brett Tomko Award as the NCAA Division II Pitcher of the Year. The award, named for the former Moccasin All-America, is presented by D2 Baseball News
CLEVELAND, MS - West Alabama scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the ninth to defeat Florida Southern, 7-6, here Saturday and eliminate the Moccasins on day three of the NCAA Division II South Regional Tournament at the Tim & Nancy Harvey Stadium at Dave "Boo" Ferriss Field. The Moccasins end their season with a 35-17 record while the Tigers will take a 36-19 record into their game on Sunday against the winner of the Tampa/Nova Southeastern Saturday night game.