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Jonah Scolaro

(Updated July 2021)
Left Handed Pitcher
Valrico, Fla.
high school


  • Summer 2021 Cape Cod League All-Star
  • 2018 Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball)


Struck out 26 batters in 23.2 innings, finishing 0-2 in 31 relief appearances…tied for 12th nationally in pitching appearances, matching Chase Haney for the team lead…2.28 ERA and one save…save came in the ACC Tournament against Miami, cementing FSU’s perfect 4-0 record against the Hurricanes in 2021…threw a season-high 3.0 innings with three strikeouts at Louisville on April 9…also K’d three against FGCU on May 11…did not allow a hit in the postseason, throwing a combined 2.0 scoreless innings against Miami in the ACC Tournament and two games against Southern Miss in the NCAA Tournament…played summer ball for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks in the Cape Cod League.

JUNIOR (2020):

Struck out 11 batters in 6.0 innings over eight appearances…had a 4.50 earned run average and did not factor in any decisions…struck out at least two batters in five different games, including a season-high three against Mercer on March 3…allowed just three hits…had scoreless outings against USF, Cincinnati, Texas Tech (twice), at Duke and Illinois State.


Made 26 appearances on the mound, ending with a 4.69 earned run average, 3-2 record and a pair of saves…became the first player in 50 years at the College World Series to face at least six batters and strike out all six (vs. Texas Tech)…appearance in Omaha was his first time pitching in nearly a month (ACC Tournament against Wake Forest)…also had six K’s against Wake Forest and tied a career-long outing with four innings against the Demon Deacons…two saves came against Wake Forest and Louisville, pitching at least three innings in both games…earned wins against Boston College, Stetson and Pitt…in his only start of the season, threw four innings against Florida, giving up just one unearned run…pitched for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks in the Cape Cod League over the summer.

FRESHMAN (2018):

Freshman All-American from Collegiate Baseball, led FSU with six saves…made 27 appearances, all out of the bullpen, finishing with a 3.43 ERA and 2-1 record…earned his second win of the year in the ACC Championship Game against Louisville, pitching the final three innings and allowing just three hits and no runs as FSU won 11-8 in 10 innings…earned his first save as a Seminole at Jacksonville (2/27), pitching the final three innings in relief of Andrew Karp in FSU’s 4-0 win over the Dolphins…five of his six saves were at least three innings pitched…won his first game at North Carolina, a 6-3 FSU win where he struck out four batters over 2.1 innings as the Seminoles won in 10 innings…struck out a career-high six batters and pitched a career-high four innings against Kansas (3/5)…pitched two scoreless innings against Samford in the NCAA Tournament…in three games against JU, pitched 8.0 innings and struck out 14 with zero runs allowed.


Graduated from Durant High School in Valrico, Florida…went 5-2 with a 1.05 earned run average with 85 strikeouts in just 45 innings pitched as a senior…his 306 career strikeouts are the most in Durant history and he was a four-time All-County selection and an honorable mention All-American…at the plate, hit .385 with nine doubles, two triples and a pair of home runs…Southeast Pitcher of the Week and Wade Boggs Award finalist…parents are Donny and Michelle Scolaro…brother Jacob attends FSU…dad spent two seasons in the Houston Astros organization as an infielder after getting drafted in the 22nd round in 1994…majoring in interdisciplinary social science…born on August 3, 1998.