Jan. 14, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -
Senior Colton Plaia was tabbed as the 98th-best player in the country according to College Baseball Daily. The publication is releasing one player from the Top-100 each day as the 2013 college baseball season approaches on February 15. Plaia most recently completed a summer stint playing for the Team USA Collegiate National Team.
Plaia was a first team All-WCC selection last year before being drafted in the 33rd round of the 2012 MLB draft by the Baltimore Orioles. The native of Mission Viejo, Calif. batted .326 with a team-best six homers and 38 RBI as a junior, collecting 28 runs scored and eight doubles. In conference play alone, he hit .385 with 17 runs scored, four doubles, four homers and 26 RBI while throwing out 12-of-27 potential base stealers.
For Ginger Poulson's complete story from College Baseball Daily, and to view the rest of the Top-100, please CLICK HERE.