Nevada's Shipley Drafted by Diamondbacks

RENO - Wolf Pack junior Braden Shipley was taken by the Diamondbacks with the 15th overall pick in the MLB draft on Thursday.

Shipley was named the Mountain West Conference Co-Pitcher of the Year this season. He was 7-3 overall with a 2.77 ERA in 107.1 innings pitched. He also had 102 strikeouts, and held opposing players to a .218 batting average.

Shipley was the WAC Pitcher of the Year as a sophomore last season.

He is the highest-drafted player in school history in any sport.


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