As the last rounds of the Major League Baseball draft commenced on Tuesday afternoon, two criminology students were chosen to take their baseball careers to the next level.
Pitcher Brad Lord was selected by the Washington Nationals in the 18th round, 531st overall pick. Lord came to USF in 2021. In 2022, he made 13 starts accompanied by 60 strikeouts in 61.2 innings, along with a 5.25 ERA. According to his bio, Lord wants to join law enforcement like his father, after his baseball career.
Infielder/outfielder Carmine Lane was selected in the 19th round, 562nd pick for the Miami Marlins. In 2022, Lane was the only member of USF's baseball team to start and play every game and was No. 1 in the American Athletic Conference in hits and RBI.