FORMER SEAHAWKS DANNY DOPICO AND ORLANDO OLIVERA
SELECTED IN MLB DRAFT
Former Broward College Seahawks Danny Dopico and Orlando Olivera were selected in the Major League Baseball draft. Dopico, a right-handed pitcher for Florida International University, was picked by the Chicago White Sox in the 11th round (322 overall). Olivera, an outfielder at Missouri Baptist University, was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 38th round (1151 overall).
Dopico played for the Seahawks in 2014 as a sophomore after transferring from Siena (N.Y.) College. He appeared in 19 games as a reliever, pitching 30 innings and posting a 2-3 record with a 4.20 earned run average.
Olivera played two years for Broward (2011-12) and batted .340 in his freshman season, leading the Seahawks in slugging percentage (.503) and home runs (four). As a sophomore, Olivera posted team-highs in batting average (.365), slugging percentage (.534) on-base percentage (.462), hits (65) and total bases (95).
RODRIGUEZ, GUERRA AND AGIS AMONG NATION’S BEST
According to the NJCAA pitching statistics (June 12), Orlando Rodriguez is 30th in earned run average (2.11), Ryan Guerra is tied for 42nd in saves (five) and Michael Agis is 45th in strikeouts (77).