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Mississippi State Baseball Class of 2016 Signees/Walkons

Included is a list of the Mississippi State baseball class of 2016 signees/walkons

Douglas Ashcraft, RHP, 6-foot-2, 208, L-R, Huntsville (AL) High School
Perfect Game 2015 Preseason Underclass All-American 3rd Team member ... Perfect Game rates him a 10 (out of 10), which is considered a potential very high draft pick and an elite college prospect ... Throws his fastball 90-95, top 95 ... During his junior season he had a 4-3 record with a 3.71 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 49 innings ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from LSU and Auburn.

Harrison Bragg, Sophomore, 3B, 6-foot-4, 215, R-R, Tacoma (WA) CC
As a freshman, Bragg hit .306 in 134 at bats with 9 doubles, 1 triple, 7 home runs and knocked in 28 runs ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from South Alabama, Central Florida, Washington State, Iowa, Georgia State and Campbell University.

Will Brooks, INF/OF, 6-foot-2, 185, R-R, Madison Central (MS) High School
As a junior, Brooks hit .304 with 2 home runs and 12 RBI in 74 at-bats ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from Southern Miss, LSU and Southeastern Louisiana.

Marc Coffers, OF, 6-foot-0, 190, R-R, Barron Collier (FL) High School
A Perfect Game 2014 and 2015 Preseason Underclass All-American High Honorable Mention selection ... Rated a 9.5 by Perfect Game, which is considered a potential high draft pick and highest level college prospect ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from East Carolina, Florida, Notre Dame and Vanderbilt

Chase Goldwater, Sophomore, OF, 6-foot-4, 200, R-R, Temple (TX) Community College
As a freshman, Goldwater hit .352 with 15 home runs and 42 RBI ... A potential high draft pick in the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.

Colin Holderman, Sophomore, RHP, 6-foot-6, 200, R-R, Heartland (IL) Community College (Transferred from Southern Illinois)
A transfer from Southern Illinois, he had a 2-3 record with a 7.68 ERA, while striking out 16 in 38.2 innings during his lone season with SIU ... Consistently throws his fastball in the 92-94 range, topping out at 97 ... A potential high draft pick in the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from North Carolina, Ole Miss, Indiana and North Carolina State.

Trey Jolly, Sophomore, 6-foot-2, 210, R-R, Hinds (MS) Community College (via North Pontoto HS)
Throws his fastball in the 88-92 range, topping out at 95/96 ... During his freshman year at Hinds he had a 0-1 record with a 5.87 ERA and 18 strikouts in 15.1 innings ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from ULM, La Tech and Memphis.

Denver McQuary, RHP/MIF, 6-foot-1, 170, R-R, Houston (MS) High School
Has thrown his fastball in the low 90s ... As a junior, McQuary hit .405 with 0 home runs and 14 RBI. Stole 39 bases in 40 attempts ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from Southern Miss and Delta State.

Mitchell Miller, LHP, 6-foot-5, 185, L-L, Loganville (GA) High School
Considered one of the top pitchers in the class of 2016 ... Selected a 2015 Under Armour All-American. Perfect Game 2015 Preseason Underclass All-American 3rd Team member. A Perfect Game 2014 Preseason Underclass All-American Honorable Mention selection ... Perfect Game rates him a 10, which is considered a potential very high draft pick and an elite college prospect ... His fastball was clocked at 88-92, top 92, by Perfect Game in July, 2015 ... Chose Mississippi State over offers from Georgia and Georgia Tech and interest from Alabama, Clemson and Virginia.

Peyton Plumlee, Freshman, RHP, 6-foot-2, 190, R-R, Northwest MS Community College via Lewisburg (MS) High School
Throws his fastball in the low 90s, topping out at 95 ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from Ole Miss, Memphis, Southern Miss and Alabama.

Walker Robbins, 1B/LHP, 6-foot-3, 215, L-L, George County (MS) High School
A Perfect Game 2015 Preseason Underclass All-American 2nd Team member ... Perfect Game rates him a 10, which is considered a potential very high draft pick and an elite college prospect ... Throws his fastball in the 86-92 range, topping out at 92 ... As a junior he hit 348 with 4 homers and 28 RBIs. One the mound he had an 8-2 record with a 1.47 ERA while striking out 82 in 57 innings ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from Ole Miss, LSU and Florida.

Riley Self, RHP/1B/3B, 6-foot-4, 220, R-R, Magnolia Heights (Senatobia, MS) School
Considered one of the top pitchers in the class of 2016 ... His honors include being selected one of 30 freshmen to make the MaxPreps 2013 Baseball Underclass All-American Team. He was also selected the Most Valuable Pitcher for the 2013 Perfect Game 15U World Wood Bat Association National Championship Tournament while playing for the 15U Dulin Dodgers team. Perfect Game 2014 and 2015 Preseason Underclass All-American High Honorable Mention selection ... During an October, 2015 Perfect Game event he was clocked at 88-92, topping out at 92 ... During the 2013 high school season, he was 6-0 with a 2.14 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 39.1 innings ... Perfect Game rates him a 10, which is considered a potential very high draft pick and an elite college prospect ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from Ole Miss.

Hagan Severance, OF, 6-foot-0, 195, R-R, Ravenwood (TN) High School
Perfect Game 2015 Preseason Underclass All-American High Honorable Mention selection ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from Middle Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Florida, Belmont, Lipscomb and Walters State.

Dustin Skelton, C, 5-foot-11, 185, R-R, Magnolia Heights (Senatobia, MS) School
His honors include being selected to the Perfect Game 2015 Preseason Underclass All-American Second Team. He was also selected to the Perfect Game 2014 Preseason Underclass All-American team as an High Honorable Mention selection. ... During the 2013 high school season, he batted .411 with 20 RBI, 11 doubles, 2 triples and 1 home run ... Considered one of the top 5 sophomores in the state of Mississippi ... Chose Mississippi State over an offer from Ole Miss.

Reed Smith, MIF, 6-foot-0, 180, R-R, Russellville (AL) High School
Perfect Game rates him a 10, which is considered a potential very high draft pick and an elite college prospect ... Batted .490 with 5 home runs as a junior ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from Alabama, Vanderbilt, West Virginia, Troy, UAB, Auburn, Samford and the College of Charleston.

Cole Whitman, LHP, 6-foot-4, 210, L-L, Pelham (AL) High School
A Pefect Game 2015 Preseason Underclass 3rd Team All-American seleciton and a 2014 Preseason Underclass All-American High Honorable Mention selection ... Throws his fastball in the high 80s range ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from Alabama, Auburn, UAB and Vanderbilt.


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