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Florida State's Luke Weaver Makes Final Team USA Roster

By: FSU sports Information
By: FSU sports Information

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State’s Luke Weaver will continue to represent Team USA this summer as the sophomore right hander made the final 24-man roster as announced by the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team on Sunday evening.

The group of 24 features 12 hitters and 12 pitchers that will take part in international competition this summer. International play will begin July 5 with an exhibition contest against the Matsuyama Industrial League in Japan. The 39th edition of the USA-Japan series gets underway July 6 in Matsuyama, Japan. Upon returning to the United States, the CNT will play a pair of exhibition games before opening up a five game series against Cuba on July 18 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Weaver has made two starts for Team USA this summer and is 0-0 with a 1.12 ERA. The Deland, Fla., product has yielded just one run on five hits in 8.0 innings of work as he has record 11 strikeouts while walking just three.

The 24-man USA Baseball Collegiate National Team roster is as follows:

Name, Position, School, Hometown

Tyler Beede, RHP, Vanderbilt, Auburn, Mass.

David Berg, RHP, UCLA, Covina, Calif.

Skye Bolt, OF, North Carolina, Woodstock, Ga.

Alex Bregman, IF, LSU, Albuquerque, N.M.

Nick Burdi, RHP, Louisville, Downers Grove, Ill.

Ryan Burr, RHP, Arizona State, Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Matt Chapman, IF, Cal State Fullerton, Trabuco Canyon, Calif.

Michael Conforto, OF, Oregon State, Woodinville, Wash.

Austin Cousino, OF, Kentucky, Dublin, Ohio

Riley Ferrell, RHP, TCU, College Station, Texas

Brandon Finnegan, LHP, TCU, Fort Worth, Texas

Grayson Greiner, C, South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.

C.J. Hinojosa, IF, Texas, Spring, Texas

Matt Imhof, LHP, Cal Poly, Fremont, Calif.

Daniel Mengden, RHP/C, Texas A&M, Houston, Texas

Preston Morrison, RHP, TCU, Waxhaw, N.C.

Carlos Rodon, LHP, NC State, Holly Springs, N.C.

Kyle Schwarber, C, Indiana, Middletown, Ohio

Taylor Sparks, IF, UC Irvine, Long Beach, Calif.

Tommy Thorpe, LHP, Oregon, Vancouver, Wash.

Sam Travis, IF, Indiana, Orland Park, Ill.

Trea Turner, IF, NC State, Lake Worth, Fla.

Luke Weaver, RHP, Florida State, Deland, Fla.

Brad Zimmer, OF, San Francisco, La Jolla, Calif.


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