FSW baseball catcher Santino Miozzi has signed his National Letter of Intent to play for 2017 Collegiate Baseball and D1baseball.com Coach of the Year Kevin O'Sullivan and the 2017 NCAA National Champion Florida Gators.
Former Florida SouthWestern and current Elon University catcher Hayden Platt will travel to Austria and the Czech Republic as a member of the Great Britain baseball team at the 2017 U23 European Championship in August.
A total of 12 FSW baseball student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to play at the next level and continue their collegiate careers. Davie Inman, Enrique Ferrer, JD Dutka, John O’Connor, Thomas Pipolo, Walfrank Pineiro, Jordan Pinto and Kyle Arjona all will continue their playing careers at the NCAA Division I level, while Ian Kimbrell, Jonathan Cosme and Thomas Reddin will compete at the NCAA Division II level. Jett Swetland is the lone former Buc to move on to NAIA.
FSW sophomore left-handed pitcher Brandon Presley has officially signed a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers after being selected in the 22nd round (654th overall) of the 2017 MLB Draft in June. Presley, the 28th player in FSW Baseball program history (including Edison Community College) to be drafted to the MLB, will now report to the Helena Brewers (Montana) of the Pioneer League.
Sophomore left-hander Brandon Presley was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 22nd round of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft with the 654th overall pick on Wednesday afternoon.
The Florida SouthWestern baseball team split a pair of Suncoast Conference games this weekend, defeating State College of Florida 10-3 at City of Palms Park on Friday, March 10 and falling at No. 7 Polk State 5-4 (12 innings) on Saturday, March 11. With the split, the FSW record moves to 17-14 on the season.
The Florida SouthWestern State College athletic department will host its inaugural FSW Athletics Golf Fundraiser on Thursday, April 20 at 1 p.m. (shotgun start) at The Club at the Strand in Naples, Fla.