Ori Drafted by St. Louis

The Major League draft is underway - and NU's Mark Ori was selected in the 14th round...

Junior Left Handed First Baseman Mark Ori was selected by Houston in the 14th round of the Major League Baseball Draft today.

Ori started all 54 games for the Cats, batting .308, with 3 home runs, 2 triples and 13 doubles. He finished the year with 35 runs batted in.

In the field, Ori finished 2nd among the team's regulars in fielding, committing only 7 errors during the year for a .986 fielding average. Ori still has a year of eligibility at NU.

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