First baseman Connor Spencer was selected in the eighth round by the New York Yankees on the second day of the 2014 Major League Draft.
Spencer, an All-Big West first-team choice has been the team’s top hitter. Batting a team-high .366, Spencer also leads UCI in hits (86), RBI (44) and on-base percentage (.455). He is second among the Anteater starts with 15 doubles, five triples and 36 runs scored.
A two-time Big West Player of the Week, Spencer was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Corvallis Regional after batting .400 (6 for 15) with five RBI and five runs scored.
[From UC Irvine Athletics – http://ucirvinesports.com/sports/m-basebl/2013-14/releases/20140607u36u34]