Three Conference Carolinas Baseball Players Selected in 2019 MLB Draft

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Three Conference Carolinas baseball players were selected in the 2019 MLB Draft, with all hailing from North Greenville University.

The first player to come off the board for Conference Carolinas was Kipp Rollings in the 24th round to the Seattle Mariners with the 726th pick. Michael Giacone would then be selected 855th overall in the 28th round by the New York Yankees. Rounding out the draftees was Utah Jones at No. 876 in the 29th round to the Seattle Mariners.

North Greenville Draft Report: Rollings | GiaconeJones

2019 MLB Draft - Conference Carolinas

Round 24
726. Kipp Rollings (North Greenville) - Seattle Mariners - P

Round 28
855. Michael Giacone (North Greenville)  - New York Yankees - LHP

Round 29
876. Utah Jones (North Greenville) - Seattle Mariners - SS


Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletics conference made up of 12 teams from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Chowan University, Converse College, Emmanuel College, Erskine College, King University, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, University of Mount Olive, North Greenville University, and Southern Wesleyan University.