Five Seminoles earn All-American honors

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness Sports
June 13, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Cal Raleigh, Drew Parrish, C.J. Van Eyk, Jonah Scolaro and Drew Mendoza have earned post-season honors for their 2018 seasons.

Raleigh paced the Noles by earning five honors, being named to the ABCA/Rawlings' All-Region (Atlantic) team, the Collegiate Baseball Second Team and garnered Third Team honors from Baseball America, and Perfect Game.

Raleigh, who was taken i the third-round by the Seattle Mariners in this past month's MLB Draft, led the Noles with a .326 batting average and 54 RBI while accompanying 13 home runs to his statline. The FSU catcher set career highs in each of those stats, as well as runs, hits, doubles and walks.

Parrish garnered three honors, being named to Collegiate Baseball's Second Team, D1Baseball's Third Team and the All-Region squad, along with Raleigh. Parrish, who went 5-1 with a 2.52 ERA and struckout 128 batters, was also named an Honorable Mention by Perfect Game.

Parrish held opposing hitters to a .186 average in 107.0 innings of work.

Relievers Scolaro and Van Eyk each earned one honor, with Scarlo gracing Collegiate Baseball's Freshman Team and Van Eyk being named to the NCBWA's Freshman Second Team.

Scolaro went 2-1 with a 3.43 record in his first year in Garnet and Gold while Van Eyk went 7-0 with a 2.86 ERA in 19 appearances for Mike Martin.

Van Eyk's seven wins without a loss are the most for an FSU pitcher since 2005, when Kevin Lynch went 12-0.

Mendoza garnered a Second Team honor on ABCA/Rawlings All-Region squad.

The FSU third baseman hit .313 with seven home runs and 44 RBI in 2018, adding a .440 on-base percentage to his statline.

Baseball America
Third Team - Cal Raleigh, Catcher

Collegiate Baseball
Second Team - Cal Raleigh, Catcher
Second Team - Drew Parrish, Starting Pitcher
Freshman Team - Jonah Scolaro, Relief Pitcher
Third Team - Cal Raleigh, Catcher
Third Team - Drew Parrish, Relief Pitcher

Freshman Second Team - C.J. Van Eyk, Pitcher

Perfect Game
Third Team - Cal Raleigh, Catcher
Honorable Mention - Drew Parrish, Pitcher

ABCA/Rawlings All-Region (Atlantic)
First Team - Cal Raleigh, Catcher
First Team - Drew Parrish, Pitcher
Second Team - Drew Mendoza, Third Baseman

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