Eckerd Tritons

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Eckerd Tritons
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UniversityEckerd College
ConferenceSunshine State Conference
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorBob Fortosis
LocationSt. Petersburg, Florida
Varsity teams14
Basketball arenaMcArthur Center
Baseball stadiumTurley Athletic Complex
NicknameTritons
ColorsTeal, Navy, and Black
              
Websitewww.eckerdtritons.com

The Eckerd Tritons are composed of 14 teams representing Eckerd College in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, golf, sailing, soccer, and tennis. Men's sports include baseball. Women's sports include softball and volleyball. The Tritons compete in the NCAA Division II and are members of the Sunshine State Conference.[1]

Teams[edit]

Eckerd College sponsors teams in 5 men's and eight women's NCAA sanctioned sports:[1]

  • * = Sailing is sanctioned by the Intercollegiate Sailing Association, not by the NCAA.
  • # = Beach volleyball is a fully sanctioned NCAA sport which had its first national championship in the spring of 2016.[2] Eckerd competes as an independent.

Baseball[edit]

Eckerd has had 28 Major League Baseball Draft selections since the draft began in 1965.[3]

Year Player Round Team
1975 Bill Evers 24 Expos
1976 Bill Evers 6 Cubs
1976 Bill Evers 5 Indians
1977 Stan Saleski 27 Yankees
1977 Lefebvre JoeJoe Lefebvre 3 Yankees
1978 Randall Kwist 12 Yankees
1978 Peter Khoury 5 Yankees
1978 Balboni SteveSteve Balboni 2 Yankees
1980 Gary Nutter 22 Tigers
1981 Gerry Melillo 17 Expos
1981 Pat Castiglia 13 Red Sox
1982 Gerry Melillo 13 Orioles
1983 Michael Lopez 8 Orioles
1984 David Crossley 7 Cardinals
1985 Scott Shaw 11 Yankees
1986 Mark Morawski 22 Orioles
1989 Ismael Cruz 21 Phillies
1990 Ron Watson 37 Angels
1990 Bill Norris 25 Red Sox
1991 Mecir JimJim Mecir 3 Mariners
1995 Tom Russin 29 Orioles
2000 Tommy Muldoon 23 Tigers
2004 Billy Evers 35 Devil Rays
2005 Ryan Searage 18 Pirates
2010 Matt Abraham 49 Blue Jays
2010 Chris Clinton 23 Orioles
2012 Joe Cuda 27 Cardinals
2013 Audry Santana 38 White Sox

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Eckerd Tritons". eckerdtritons.com. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
  2. ^ https://www.ncaa.com/news/ncaa/article/2015-01-17/ncaa-dii-diii-membership-approves-sand-volleyball-90th-championship
  3. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)"". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-03-21.

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