SDSU, Augustana Baseball Players Selected in MLB Draft
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State University and Augustana College are continuing a trend of sending players on to professional baseball.
SDSU center fielder Zach Coppola was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 13th round of the Major League Baseball draft, Augustana catcher Jack Goihl was selected in the 28th round by the Cleveland Indians, and SDSU right-handed pitcher Adam Bray was taken by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 33rd round.
The Argus Leader reports that Coppola and Bray are the 12th and 13th players in Jackrabbit history to be taken in the MLB draft. Goihl is the seventh Viking ever and third in the last four years to be selected.
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