ACC record 75 players selected in 2017 MLB Draft


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Barnes was the first Clemson player selected in the 2017 draft
Barnes was the first Clemson player selected in the 2017 draft

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Seventy-five student-athletes from ACC programs were selected during the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, which concluded on Wednesday.

The total stands as the most in league history, topping the previous record of 65 in 2014, and is tied for the most from any conference in the country. It marks the 11th time in the last 12 years that at least 50 league players have been selected. Also extended was a streak of 26 straight years with at least one first round pick from the league.

All 14 ACC programs had at least one player drafted. Clemson and Florida State led the ACC and tied for fourth most in the country with nine players selected. Louisville, NC State, and Wake Forest all had eight players picked.

Of the 30 MLB teams, 27 drafted at least one player from the ACC led by the Angels, Marlins, Yankees, and Rays with five apiece.

ACC Baseball Selections in the 2017 MLB Draft

Round-Pick — Player, School, Year, Position, Team

1-4 — Brendan McKay, Louisville, JR, 1B, Tampa Bay Rays

1-7 — Pavin Smith, Virginia, JR, 1B, Arizona Diamondbacks

1-8 — Adam Haseley, Virginia, JR, OF, Philadelphia Phillies

1-15 — J.B. Bukauskas, North Carolina, JR, RHP, Houston Astros

1-22 — Logan Warmoth, North Carolina, JR, SS, Toronto Blue Jays

CBA-36 — Brian Miller, North Carolina, JR, OF, Miami Marlins

2-38 — Stuart Fairchild, Wake Forest, JR, OF, Cincinnati Reds

2-44 — Drew Ellis, Louisville, JR, 3B, Arizona Diamondbacks

2-49 — Gavin Sheets, Wake Forest, JR, 1B, Chicago White Sox

2-51 — Joseph Dunand, NC State, JR, 3B, Miami Marlins

CBB-70 — Tommy Doyle, Virginia, JR, RHP, Colorado Rockies

3-79 — Taylor Walls, Florida State, JR, SS, Tampa Bay Rays

3-88 — Dylan Busby, Florida State, JR, 3B, Pittsburgh Pirates

4-106 — Charlie Barnes, Clemson, JR, LHP, Minnesota Twins

4-117 — Lincoln Henzman, Louisville, JR, RHP, Chicago White Sox

4-121 — Peter Solomon, Notre Dame, JR, RHP, Houston Astros

4-132 — Ernie Clement, Virginia, JR, 2B, Cleveland Indians

6-174 — Devin Hairston, Louisville, JR, SS, Milwaukee Brewers

6-177 — Kade McClure, Louisville, JR, RHP, Chicago White Sox

7-201 — Parker Dunshee, Wake Forest, SR, RHP, Oakland Athletics

7-209 — Sean Guenther, Notre Dame, JR, LHP, Miami Marlins

7-214 — Chase Pinder, Clemson, SR, CF, St. Louis Cardinals

7-215 — Brad Bass, Notre Dame, JR, RHP, Detroit Tigers

7-218 — Ben Breazeale, Wake Forest, JR, C, Baltimore Orioles

9-257 — Packy Naughton, Virginia Tech, JR, LHP, Cincinnati Reds

10-294 — Alec Bettinger, Virginia, SR, RHP, Milwaukee Brewers

11-331 — Brandon Bielak, Notre Dame, JR, RHP, Houston Astros

11-334 — Evan Mendoza, NC State, JR, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals

11-338 — Trevor Craport, Georgia Tech, JR, UTL, Baltimore Orioles

11-339 — Donnie Sellers, Wake Forest, JR, RHP, Toronto Blue Jays

12-349 — Carl Chester, Miami, JR, CF, Tampa Bay Rays

13-383 — Colby Fitch, Louisville, JR, C, Philadelphia Phillies

14-430 — Josh McLain, NC State, JR, CF, Los Angeles Dodgers

14-434 — Alex Eubanks, Clemson, JR, RHP, Texas Rangers

15-452 — Aaron McGarity, Virginia Tech, SR, RHP, New York Yankees

16-477 — Logan Taylor, Louisville, SR, CF, Chicago White Sox

16-490 — Evy Ruibal, Notre Dame, JR, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers

17-496 — Andrew Cosgrove, NC State, JR, C, Minnesota Twins

17-501 — Josh Falk, Pitt, SR, RHP, Oakland Athletics

19-565 — Isaac Mattson, Pitt, JR, RHP, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

19-583 — Jonathan Pryor, Wake Forest, SR, OF, Washington Nationals

20-602 — Ryan Lidge, Notre Dame, SR, C, New York Yankees

20-610 — Donovan Casey, Boston College, JR, OF, Los Angeles Dodgers

21-619 — Paul Campbell, Clemson, JR, RHP, Tampa Bay Rays

21-620 — Connor Johnstone, Wake Forest, JR, RHP, Atlanta Braves

22-647 — Justin Bellinger, Duke, JR, 1B, Cincinnati Reds

22-655 — James Ziemba, Duke, SR, LHP, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

22-660 — Josh Mitchell, Pitt, JR, LHP, Kansas City Royals

22-663 — Johnny Adams, Boston College, SR, SS, Seattle Mariners

23-685 — Zachary Ryan, Georgia Tech, SR, RHP, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

24-716 — Jesse Lepore, Miami, JR, RHP, Colorado Rockies

25-752 — Riley Thompson, Louisville, SO, RHP, New York Yankees

26-773 — Quincy Nieporte, Florida State, SR, 1B, Philadelphia Phillies

26-792 — Tommy DeJuneas, NC State, JR, RHP, Cleveland Indians

28-831 — Pat Krall, Clemson, SR, LHP, Oakland Athletics

29-856 — Griffin Roberts, Wake Forest, SO, RHP, Minnesota Twins

29-865 — Cobi Johnson, Florida State, JR, RHP, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

29-868 — Brock Deatherage, NC State, JR, CF, Pittsburgh Pirates

30-894 — Cody Beckman, NC State, SR, LHP, Minnesota Brewers

30-895 — Jeremy Beasley, Clemson, JR, RHP, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

31-919 — Chris Williams, Clemson, JR, C, Tampa Bay Rays

31-920 — Ryan Miller, Clemson, JR, RHP, Atlanta Braves

31-932 — Jimmy Herron, Duke, SO, CF, New York Yankees

32-965 — Drew Carlton, Florida State, JR, RHP, Detroit Tigers

33-986 — Alec Byrd, Florida State, SR, LHP, Colorado Rockies

33-992 — Jacob Stevens, Boston College, SO, RHP, New York Yankees

34-1028 — Timothy Naughton, NC State, JR, RHP, Baltimore Orioles

34-1033 — Bennett Sousa, Virginia, JR, LHP, Washington Nationals

34-1035 — Andrew Karp, Florida State, JR, RHP, Chicago Cubs

35-1049 — Tyler Holton, Florida State, SO, LHP, Miami Marlins

35-1050 — Reed Rohlman, Clemson, SR, OF, Kansas City Royals

38-1138 — Ryan Peurifoy, Georgia Tech, SR, CF, Pittsburgh Pirates

38-1139 — Cody Roberts, North Carolina, SO, RHP, Miami Marlins

38-1144 — Jim Voyles, Florida State, SR, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals

39-1157 — Zack Gahagan, North Carolina, JR, 3B, Cincinnati Reds

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