San Diego Padres Select Mason's Driscoll In Second Round of MLB Draft
FAIRFAX, Va. – George Mason junior catcher Logan Driscoll became the highest draft pick in Mason baseball history after being selected by the San Diego Padres in the second round of the 2019 MLB Draft on Monday.
Driscoll, a native of Burke, Va., was selected with the 73rd overall pick. Catcher Chris Widger, who was selected by the Seattle Mariners with the 82nd overall pick in the 1992 MLB Draft, had been the program's highest-drafted player.
Driscoll was selected Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team catcher for the second straight year.
A semifinalist for the 2019 Buster Posey National Collegiate Catcher of the Year Award, Driscoll led Mason in average (.343), hits (58), triples (2), home runs (9), RBI (33), slugging percentage (.598), and on-base percentage (.462).
Driscoll played in 47 games with 46 starts during the season. He had at least one hit in 35 of 47 games (58-for-169), including 13 multi-hit and 11 multi-RBI games.
Among A-10 leaders, Driscoll finished the regular season fourth in slugging percentage (.598), fifth in on-base percentage (.462), tied for seventh in home runs (9), ninth in batting average (.343), tied for 21st in both runs scored (37) and doubles (12) and tied for 23rd in hits (58).