From Golden Spikes to the Big Leagues!

Weston Wilson

Weston Wilson


MLB Debut in 2023 with Philadelphia Phillies

Patrick Bailey

Patrick Bailey


MLB Debut in 2023 with San Francisco Giants

Jaylin Davis

Jaylin Davis


MLB Debut in 2019 with San Francisco Giants

Joe Mantiply

Joe Mantiply


MLB Debut in 2016 with Arizona Diamondbacks

Bryan Mitchell

Bryan Mitchell


MLB Debut in 2014 with New York Yankees

Former Spikes at the Next Level

Since the first year of our player development program in 2003, over 70% of our players have moved on to play baseball at the college level.
21 Players have signed Minor League Contracts
5 Players have played Major League Baseball

Professional Contracts

Cameron Cotter

Cameron Cotter

2023 Free Agent Sign
San Francisco Giants
NC State University

Connor Norby

Connor Norby

2nd Round Pick – 2021 MLB Draft
Baltimore Orioles
East Carolina University

Jacob Edwards

2022 Free Agent Sign
Minnesota Twins
UNC Asheville

Brett Kerry

Brett Kerry

5th Round Pick – 2021 MLB Draft
Los Angeles Angels
University of South Carolina
Patrick Bailey

Patrick Bailey

1st Round Pick – 2020 MLB Draft
San Francisco Giants
North Carolina State University
MLB Debut in 2023 with San Francisco Giants

Cole Aker

Cole Aker

18th Round Pick – 2018 MLB Draft
St. Louis Cardinals
University of Tampa
Brendan Nail

Brendan Nail

Free Agent Sign – 2017
Boston Red Sox
Western Carolina University
Chris Corbett

Chris Corbett

18th Round Pick – 2017 MLB Draft
San Francisco Giants
Rollins College
Weston Wilson

Weston Wilson

17th Round Pick – 2016 MLB Draft
Milwaukee Brewers/Philadelphia Phillies
Clemson University
MLB Debut in 2023 with Philadelphia Phillies

Jon Olczak

Jon Olczak

21st Round Pick – 2015 MLB Draft
Milwaukee Brewers, Houston Astros
North Carolina State University
Jaylin Davis

Jaylin Davis

24th Round Pick – 2015 MLB Draft
Minnesota Twins/San Francisco Giants
Appalachian State University
MLB Debut in 2019 with San Francisco Giants
Paul Kronenfeld

Paul Kronenfeld

25th Round Pick – 2014 MLB Draft
Cincinnati Reds
Catawba College
Jordan Smith

Jordan Smith

Free Agent Sign – 2014
Detroit Tigers
Western Carolina University
Joe Mantiply

Joe Mantiply

27th Round Pick – 2016 MLB Draft
Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks
Virginia Tech
MLB Debut in 2016 with Arizona Diamondbacks
Alex Swim

Alex Swim

22nd Round Pick – 2013 MLB Draft
Minnesota Twins
Elon University
Michael Dimock

Michael Dimock

37th Round Pick – 2012 MLB Draft
Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Angels, Arizona Diamondbacks
Wake Forest University
Reggie Keen

Reggie Keen

Free Agent Sign – 2010
Milwaukee Brewers
Radford University
Bryan Mitchell

Bryan Mitchell

16th Round Pick – 2009 MLB Draft
New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies, Miami Marlins
Drafted out of Rockingham County HS
MLB Debut in 2014 with New York Yankees
Rhett Ballard

Rhett Ballard

26th Round Pick – 2009 MLB Draft
Colorado Rockies
Liberty University
Garrett Bullock

Garrett Bullock

Free Agent Sign – 2009
Houston Astros
Wake Forest University
Houston Summers

Houston Summers

47th Round Pick – 2005 MLB Draft
Arizona Diamondbacks, St. Louis Cardinals
Drafted out of Northeast Guilford High School

College Signees

Gage Miller – Queens University of Charlotte
Brayden Bowman – Belmont Abbey College
Jake Little – Florence Darlington Tech
Brian O’Connell – University of Tampa
Tate Jones – East Tennessee State University

Hunter Whitten – Pitt CC
Thomas Bowman – Pitt CC
Evan Wyrick – Pitt CC
Wyatt Stanley – Western Carolina University
Sylas Boris – Georgia Southern University
Tyler Shafer – Catawba Valley CC
Bryce England – Catawba Valley CC
Cade Hill – Rockingham CC

Kasen McCawley – UNC Pembroke
Josh Little – William Peace University
Blake Freeman – Mt. Olive University

Brett Kerry – 5th round MLB Draft – Los Angeles Angels
Connor Norby – 2nd round MLB Draft – Baltimore Orioles
Andrew Poon – University of Mary Washington
Ryne Rodrigues – Pfeiffer University
Camden Saylor – UNC Greensboro
Gabriel Swarms – Bob Jones University

Patrick Bailey – 1st round MLB Draft – San Francisco Giants
Jackson Bowman – Greensboro College
Kit Curtis – Milligan University
Luke Elmore – Lenoir Rhyne University
Jon Foster – Southeastern CC
Nathan Kidder – Lenoir Rhyne University
Jack Lange – UNC Greensboro
Ethan Martin – NC Wesleyan College
Paddy McGonigal – Western Carolina University
Zack McRae – Emory & Henry University
Mark “Win” Scott – NC State University
Trevor Souther – Methodist University

Anthony Azar – Mars Hill University
Matt Cotter – Louisburg College
Jackson Kirkpatrick – Western Carolina University
James Newsome – Virginia Military Institute
Ramsey Petty – UNC Pembroke
Jacob Shafer – UNC Wilmington

Cole Aker – 18th round MLB Draft – St. Louis Cardinals
Luke Barrow – Coastal Carolina University
Danny Fish – Gardner Webb University
Jacob Halford – NC State University
Jake Knapp – UNC Wilmington
Gavin Mortenson – Western Carolina University
Drake Quinn – Marist College
Matt Rivers – Gardner Webb University
Anthony Turner – Ferrum College

Nick Caldwell – Loyola New Orleans
Collin Clark – Averett University
Chris Corbett – 18th round MLB Draft – San Francisco Giants
Christian Easley – Patrick Henry CC
Jacob Edwards – UNC Asheville
Nick George – Averett University
Dee Giles – NC State University
Sam Kaplan – Mars Hill University
Brett Kerry – University of South Carolina
Luke Kimrey – Mars Hill University
Brendan Nail – Free Agent Sign – Boston Red Sox
Bennett Nooe – Lenoir Rhyne University
Connor Norby – East Carolina University
Jackson Prillaman – UNC Greensboro
Joey Rezek – East Carolina University
Colin Smith – NC Central University
Hayden Summers – University of North Carolina

Patrick Bailey – NC State University
Camerson Cotter – NC State University
Anthony Cuozzi – UNC Asheville
Luke Davis – Louisburg College
JT Jarrett – NC State University
Saunders Joplin – Winston Salem State University
Zaxk Lambeth – Lenoir Rhyne University
Frank Martin – Winston Salem State University
Joe Millwee – Pitt CC
Bennett Nance – University of North Carolina
Josh Pike – NC State University
Andrew Tilley – Lenoir Rhyne University
Chase Webb – Louisburg College
Weston Wilson – 17th round MLB Draft – Milwaukee Brewers

Dillon Bowman – Johns Hopkins University
Jaylin Davis – 24th round MLB Draft – Minnesota Twins
Jacob Dubs – Rhodes College
Riley Isenhour – Wingate University
Chase Lane – Gardner Webb University
Landon Mitchell – Gardner Webb University
Jon Olczak – 21st round MLB Draft – Milwaukee Brewers
Gavin Taylor – Wingate University
Kevin Westlake – UNC Wilmington
Camden Williamson – NC A&T University

Cole Aker – University of North Carolina
Kevin Bell – High Point University
Corey Brandenburg – USC Lancaster
Connor Clark – Wingate University
Bailey Edwards – NC A&T University
Michael Garvey – Guilford Tech CC
Seth Hardin – Appalachian State University
Paul Kronenfeld – 25th round MLB Draft – Cincinnati Reds
Colin Lipke – Lenoir Rhyne University
Justin Olczak – Francis Marion University
Brodrick Rierson – Pfeiffer University
Jordan Smith – Free Agent Sign – Detroit Tigers
Jered Tubb – Danville CC
Robbie White – Brevard College
Chase Williamson – NC A&T University

Nick Boyles – UNC Asheville
Dalton Bullard – Catawba College
Charlie Burguires – Coker University
Tyler Ennis – Chowan University
Ben Fischer – Catawba College
Colin Fowler – Louisburg College
Trevor Gay – UNC Charlotte
Jesse Juday – UNC Asheville
Joe Mantiply – 27th round MLB Draft – Detroit Tigers
Hunter Morgan – Wingate University
Brendan Nail – Western Carolina University
Justin Pegram – UNC Pembroke
Alex Swim – 22nd round MLB Draft – Minnesota Twins
Greg White – Pitt CC

Ben Bailiff – UNC Asheville
Nick Boswell – Liberty University
Hansen Butler – University of North Carolina
Chris Corbett – Rollins College
Michael Dimock – 37th round MLB Draft – Houston Astros
Matt Epley – Brevard College
Hunter Hamilton – Wingate University
Alec Hodges – Winston Salem State University
Jason King – Wake Tech
Nino Marrero – UNC Greensboro
Zach Michalski – Delaware University
Marr Orth – University of North Carolina
Nick Schofield – UNC Asheville
Adam Swim – UNC Greensboro
Weston Wilson – Clemson University

Nick Blackwood – Brevard College

Mitch Carstens – UNC Asheville
Dustin Chunn – Catawba College
Jaylin Davis – Appalachian State University
Blaine Durham – Brevard College
Will Greene – Rockingham CC
Sean Henderson – Rockingham CC
Jon Olczak – NC State University
Kory Shumate – UNC Charlotte
Jacob Walker – Gardner Webb University
Amos Wilmoth – Appalachian State University

Alec Bankhead – Elon University
Johnny Brown – Pfeiffer University
Landon Clark – Catawba College
Dustin Cockman – Guilford College
Reggie Keen – Free Agent Sign – Milwaukee Brewers
Sanders Kuxhausen – Newberry College
Nin Marrero – UNC Greensboro
Brett Morgan – Wingate University
Connor Pratt – UNC Pembroke
Ryan Puckett – Catawba College
Benton Reynolds – Greensboro College
Ryne Rush – High Point University
Bailey Rush – The Citadel
Joey Vecchione – University of Richmond

Rhett Ballard – 26th round MLB Draft – Colorado Rockies
Morgan Boles – Patrick Henry CC
Tyler Boone – NC A&T University
Garrett Bullock – Free Agent Sign – Houston Astros
Luke Gragg – Western Carolina University
Huston Harrington – Newberry College
Justin Hunt – UNC Asheville
Tommy Kind – Newberry College
Paul Kronenfeld – Georgia Tech
Bryan Mitchell – 16th round MLB Draft – New York Yankees
John Smith – Pfeiffer University
Adam Smith – Surry CC
Jordan Smith – Western Carolina University
Macon Smith – Western Carolina University
Michael Wall – UNC Greensboro

Ryan Andrejco – Catawba College
Tyler Burchette – Washington & Lee University
Craig Erskine – Western Carolina University
Joseph Hughes – East Carolina University
Seth Mahaffey – Surry CC
Joe Mantiply – Virginia Tech
Mason Mays – Virginia Wise
Robbie McIntosh – UNC Asheville
Andre McKoy – NC A&T University
Bryan Mitchell – University of North Carolina
Ethan Ogburn – NC State University
Ethan Satterfield – Catawba College
Alex Swim – Elon University

Payne Craven – Catawba College
Steven Davis – UNC Wilmington
Michael Dimock – Wake Forest University
Cam Giannini – Liberty University
Ian Haynes – James Madison University
Blaine McCraw – NC A&T University
Hunter Pate – Erskine College
Alex Robertson – Appalachian State University
Chris Sanders – Guilford Tech
Brett Underwood – Catawba College
Daniel Welch – Wilkes CC
Spencer Wilhelm – West Point Military Academy

Ed Clark – Mars Hill University
Kyle Grantier – Hampden Sydney College
Zach Harrelson – Hampden Sydney College
Chad Jarvis – Mars Hill University
Lucas Ramsey – Lenoir CC
Eli Robbins – Wake Forest University
Josh Weaver – High Point University
Will Wiseman – Hampden Sydney College

Tanner Biagini – Virginia Military Institute
Brian Goodwin – Methodist College
Reggie Keen – Radford University
Chris Kennedy – Davidson College
Brian Knowles – Averett University
Jake Loye – Averett University
Brody McCuiston – Lenoir Rhyne University
Mikel Rodenberg – High Point University
Jamie Serber – High Point University
Jon Smith – NC A&T University
Alex Starbuck – Guilford College
Houston Summers – 47th round MLB Draft – Arizona Diamondbacks
Matt Trent – University of Richmond
Rob Whitley – Virginia Tech

Ryan Ashley – Methodist College
Garrett Bullock – Wake Forest University
Tyler Clarke – Pfeiffer University
Lee Patton – NC Wesleyan College
JP Polchinski – West Point Military Academy
Dusty Stultz – Elon University
Houston Summers – Virginia Tech
Hall Toledano – Hampden Sydney College

Rhett Ballard – Liberty University
Justin Brown – Louisburg College
Danny Comer – High Point University
Ryan Kirkman – St. Andrews University
Ken Wagner – Southern Wesleyan University
Zach Wolf – Wilkes CC