Miami Dade College Men’s Baseball Clinches Conference Title, Alumnus Joins Major League Team
Miami, May 1, 2014 -
The Miami Dade College (MDC) Sharks baseball team has taken a bite out of the competition, with an 11-game winning streak.
As the Miami Dade College (MDC) Sharks baseball team prepares for the State Tournament in Lakeland, Florida, beginning Friday, May 9, MDC alumnus, Eric Fornataro, who graduated in 2006, was promoted to the St. Louis Cardinals Big League Club. The right-hand pitcher is the 89th MDC player to make it to the big leagues.
Meanwhile, the men’s baseball team continues its winning streak having clinched the Southern Conference Championship title with an overall record of 30 wins and 14 losses, and a conference record of 17-6, the team has qualified to compete at the FCSAA State Tournament, May 9-13, in Lakeland.
If the Sharks win the State tournament in Lakeland, they will qualify to compete in the JUCO World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado, May 24-31.
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