FL JUCO Preview: Eastern Florida State College


PBR Staff
PBR Staff

Leading up to the start of the junior college season, we will preview each team in the state. These previews are thanks to the coaches at each program along with information our staff has gathered.

Team: Eastern Florida State
2020 Record: 12-14
Head Coach: Jason Arnold
Returning Starters: 5


TOP PLAYERS

Darien Smith, RHP, SO, 6'2" 195, 29 IP 41 K 2.48 ERA - FGCU Commit
Chase Victor, LHP, FR, 5'10" 175, 4-0, 26 IP, 1.38 ERA
Tyler Vogel, RHP, FR, 6' 170, 23 IP 30 K 3.04 ERA - Jacksonville Commit
Dominic Baratta, LHP, FR, 6'1" 185, 13 IP 18 K 3.38 ERA - Belmont Commit
Tyler Isenberg, 3B, FR, 5'10" 185, 28-84 .333, 5 2B, 16 RBI, 7 SB
Connor Leary, 2B, FR, 5'9" 180, 23-96, 16 RBI, 9 SB
AJ Mathis, OF, SO, 5'11" 175, 20-78, 2 3B, 6 SB
Kyle Dentmon, C, FR, 6' 200, 19-72, 2 HR
Kaeber Rog, SS, SO, 6'1", 205, transfer from FIU
Chet Moore, OF, SO, 5'8", 190, transfer from Miami


X-FACTOR

Darien Smith


OUTLOOK

We return a bunch of big innings on the mound and got some quality transfers in to help the returning pieces on offense. Jackson Woodward led the entire nation in innings pitched and ERA as a FR last year but he will likely miss the entire 2021 season as he undergoes cancer treatment.


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