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.

 
Feb 02
Baseball 3:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Feb 03
Baseball 1:00 PM
Daytona State College
Mar 10
Baseball 1:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mar 12
Baseball 6:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mar 14
Baseball 6:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mar 16
Baseball 6:00 PM
Hillsborough Community College
Mar 17
Baseball 1:00 PM
at Hillsborough Community College
NY Yankees Community Field (1 Steinbrenner Drive, Tampa 33614)

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