June 28, 2017 - by
13 Noles to Play Summer Ball

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Sophomores Jackson Lueck and Tyler Holton have been named to the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, highlighting 13 Seminoles that will play around the country this summer.

Holton, a first team All-American pitcher, and Lueck, FSU’s leading hitter each of the past two seasons, help make up the Collegiate National Team roster of 17 pitchers and 14 position players that began play Tuesday in a series against Chinese Taipei. This is the second consecutive season that Florida State has been represented on the Collegiate National Team. Taylor Walls and Cole Sands both played for the team in 2016.

The final 24-man roster will be announced on July 2 prior to the USA vs. Cuba International Friendship Series from July 3-7. Team USA will complete its summer tour against Japan July 12-17.

All games will be streamed live on USABaseball.com.

Eleven other returning Seminoles will also be playing this summer, including four in the historic Cape Cod league.

Name, Position, Team (League)

Alex Carpenter, RHP, Palm Beach Snowbirds (CLPB)

Nick Derr, INF, Newport Gulls (NECBL)

J.C. Flowers, OF, Newport Gulls (NECBL)

Chase Haney, RHP, Hyannis Harbor Hawks (Cape Cod)

Jared Herron, C/OF, Danbury Westerners (NECBL)

Tyler Holton, LHP, Team USA

Clayton Kwiatkowski, LHP, Charlottesville (Valley)

Jackson Lueck, OF, Team USA

Drew Mendoza, INF, Y-D Red Sox (Cape Cod)

Cal Raleigh, C, Harwich Mariners (Cape Cod)

Ronnie Ramirez, RHP, Palm Beach Snowbirds (CLPB)

Cole Sands, RHP, Falmouth Commodores (Cape Cod)

Ed Voyles, RHP, Brookhaven Bucks (Sunbelt)

For more information on Florida State baseball, check Seminoles.com for the latest news and scheduling information, or keep up with the team on social media through Twitter (@FSUBaseball), Facebook (/FSUBaseball), and Instagram (@NoleBaseball).

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