Mack Draft: – Shane Rowland, Thomas McCarthy, Collin Cargill, Andrew Gagnon, Dusty Robinson

Shane Rowland (Miami)- is a 5’10 180 pound catcher from Tampa, Florida where he graduated from Tampa Catholic. As a senior, he batted .391 with two homers and 30 RBI. He was named to the second team All-State and All-Hillsborough County First Teams. He is expected to start behind the plate this season for the Hurricanes taking over from All-American Yasmani Grandal.- http://www.collegebaseballdaily.com/2011/02/14/2011-cbd-season-preview-freshmen-to-watch  

Third base — Thomas McCarthy — University of Kentucky – McCarthy comes to UK after batting over .400 for two seasons in junior-college baseball. UK head coach Gary Henderson doesn’t predict that for his third baseman this season, but Henderson said “he’s going to be able to get a hit.” Honorable mention: EKU freshman infielder Bryan Soloman, who head coach Jason Stein called “a complete third baseman,” is projected to start for the Colonels. – http://blugrassbaseball.com  

Collin Cargill: – Sr. – RHP – Southern Mississippi – Cargill emerged as Southern Mississippi’s closer in 2009 en-route to the team’s run to the College World Series. He totaled 13 saves that year, including both of the Golden Eagles’ upset Super Regional wins over Florida to advance to Omaha. The Hatiesburg, MS native was 4-3 with a 3.55 ERA that season. He followed that by going 4-2 with nine saves and a 1.75 ERA in 27 appearances last season to earn first team All-Conference USA honors. Cargill’s 22 saves over the last two seasons have him ranked third on the USM career saves list. He redshirted in 2007 and is back this year for his fifth year of eligibility. – http://collegebaseball360.com/2011/02/14/top-11-college-baseball-relievers-to-watch-in-2011  

RHP Andrew Gagnon Long Beach State 6’2 1/2 195 – quality arm who was quietly heard of going into summer ball and has type of stuff to be solid ML starter, fb ranges 88-94, mostly 89-91 with live sink when down and hard slider 80-83 with proper bite, control and command will be assets to help him move quickly in a pro system. Best pitcher to come out of this program since Jared Weaver. http://xmlbscout.angelfire.com  

Dusty Robinson – Fresno State – Robinson was named a Freshman All-American in 2009 when he batted .319 with 15 home runs, 12 doubles, 52 runs, and 45 RBIs, while making 52 starts in the outfield for the defending national champions. He turned-in another top notch season last year, batting .308 with 16 HR, 11 doubles, and 60 RBIs to earn All-WAC honors for a second straight year. Robinson also sported a .588 slugging percentage and started all 63 Bulldog games in the outfield. His production was overshadowed a bit by the emergence of teammate Jordan Ribera and his 27 home runs in ’10, but Robinson brings 31 career HR and 105 RBIs back with him for his junior season. – http://collegebaseball360.com/2011/02/07/top-college-baseball-outfielders-to-watch-in-20116  

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