June 25, 2010
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State’s Sean Gilmartin has been invited to the 2010 USA Baseball National Trials which will be held July 6-11 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. The National Team Trials will comprise of 31 collegiate players vying for a spot on the final 22-man roster.
Gilmartin wrapped up his sophomore campaign posting a 9-8 record with a 5.24 ERA in 20 appearances on the mound including 18 starts. The southpaw from Moorpark, Calif., led the team in wins, starts, innings pitched (111.2) and strikeouts (108). He also made seven starts out in the field with five coming at first base and two more as the Seminole designated hitter. Gilmartin hit .383 registering 18 hits in 47 at-bats. He finished with six doubles, one triple and 11 RBI.
The 2010 team will be coached by head coach Bill Kinneberg (Utah head coach) and assistants Dave Serrano (Cal State Fullerton), Ed Blankmeyer (St. John’s) and Nino Giarratano (San Francisco).
Tyler Holt was the last Florida State student-athlete to play for Team USA as he played for the Red, White and Blue in the summer of 2009. Holt hit .371 (33-for-89) in 22 games tallying five doubles, 14 RBI and 28 runs.