Justin Gill and Luis Ferrer commit to FGCU, UCF

Justin Gill and Luis Ferrer look forward to continuing their academic and athletic careers at FGCU and UCF, respectively. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Justin Gill and Luis Ferrer look forward to continuing their academic and athletic careers at FGCU and UCF, respectively. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Justin Gill and Luis Ferrer of Polk State baseball have committed to continuing their academic and athletic careers at Florida Gulf Coast University and University of Central Florida, respectively.

Gill, sophomore pitcher Winter Haven who played at Lake Region High School, has a 4-2 record. In 40 innings, he has 47 strikeouts and a 2.03 ERA.

A sophomore pitcher from Cape Coral, Fla., Ferrer has a 2.29 ERA with 30 strikeouts in 35 innings. He has a 5-2 record with one save.

"We are excited for both of our lefties Justin and Luis to have the opportunity to move on to successful Division I programs like FGCU and UCF next year," said Head Coach Al Corbeil. 

In his six years at Polk State, Corbeil has seen over 60 players move on to four-year schools. Gill and Ferrer mark the 11th Division I commitment of the 2017 Polk State baseball season.

 
Sep 23
Baseball 12:00 PM
vs. Seminole State College of Florida
@ Lake Myrtle Sports Complex
Auburndale, Fla.
Sep 23
Baseball 3:00 PM
vs. Florida Southwestern
@ Lake Myrtle Sports Complex
Auburndale, Fla.
Sep 24
Baseball 12:00 PM
vs. Palm Beach State College
@ Lake Myrtle Sports Complex
Auburndale, Fla.
Sep 24
Baseball 3:00 PM
vs. Eastern Florida State College
@ Lake Myrtle Sports Complex
Auburndale, Fla.
Sep 29
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Walter Fuller Complex
St. Petersburg, Fla.
Sep 29
Baseball 3:30 PM
vs. St. Petersburg College
@ Walter Fuller Complex
Suncoast Tournament St. Petersburg, Fla.
Oct 04
Baseball 5:00 PM
South Florida State College
Winter Haven, Fla.

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