Junior earned all-conference and all-region honors in 2012
Coach McCormack reflects on 2012 season, community involvement, professional baseball and sneak peak for 2013 season
Winter Garden native becomes fifth player from 2012 SBC regular-season title team to play professional baseball
Senior outfielder becomes the fourth player from Sun Belt Conference title to sign professional contracts
Junior reliever went 5-0 with eight saves in 2012
Freshman (2010): Burst onto the scene as one of the most electric arms on the FAU pitching staff...started the season in the bullpen and weekday starter, but was promoted to the No. 3 Sunday starter's role halfway through the year...appeared in 16 games and started 11...went 3-1 with a 5.10 ERA...struck out 49 batters in 60 innings pitched and allowed a .286 batting average...earned his first collegiate victory after pitching four shutout innings against Cornell (3/24)...pitched six strong innings and allowed one run off five hits in the series-clinching victory over ULM (4/25)...played summer ball for the Bourne Braves of the prestigious Cape Cod League, appearing in league's all-star game at Fenway Park (7/28)...pitched a scoreless eighth inning to preserve the West team`s victory.
High School: Played at Cardinal Newman High School for Head Coach Jack Kokinda...was a first team all-conference selection his junior and senior season...he was an all-area selection his senior season...played in the Dick Houser and FACA State all-star games.
Personal: Management major...son of Roy and Susie Alvarez.