FMU's Josh Edgin selected in MLB Draft

(Courtesy: FMU)
(Courtesy: FMU)

Florence, SC - From Francis Marion University:

FLORENCE, SC – Francis Marion University senior southpaw Josh Edgin was chosen by the New York Mets in the 30th round of Major League Baseball's 2010 First-Year Player Draft.

Edgin was the seventh selection in the 30th round (No. 902).

Following his junior campaign, Edgin was drafted by the Braves in the 50th round of the 2009 draft, but chose to return to Francis Marion for his senior season.

Edgin, a native of Three Springs, PA, was 6-4 this past season with a 4.07 earned run average.

The 6 foot 2 inch, 225-pound left-hander made 13 starts with two complete games and 65 strikeouts in 84 innings, all team highs.

In his first season at FMU (2009), he posted a 4-2 mark with a 4.04 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 69 innings.