RENO - A pair of Wolf Pack baseball players signed professional contracts on Monday, forgoing their senior seasons.
Junior relief pitcher Colby Blueberg signed a deal with the San Diego Padres. They selected him in the 24th round of this year's MLB draft; number 717 overall.
Blueberg was a second team All-Conference selection this season, making a school record 35 appearances. He also set the Wolf Pack record with a 1.22 ERA, breaking the previous mark of a 1.73 ERA set by Eddie Plank back in 1973.
Blueberg went 4-2 out of the bullpen with a pair of saves. He had 46 strikeouts and walked just 17 batters in 51.2 innings pitched.
He is a graduate of Carson High School.
Nevada's Jordan Dunalov also signed a contract with the Cleveland Indians. They picked him in the 12th round of the draft; number 368 overall.
Dunalov pitched in just six games this season, going 1-0 in 3.1 innings of work. He also played in the outfield, appearing in 16 games with four starts for the Pack. He batted .118 with three runs scored and an RBI.