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College Top 50 Senior Prospects

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Noah Song (Photo by Billie Weiss/Red Sox/Getty Images)

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By Joe Healy

Productive seniors are one of the great things about college baseball. As players who have been around the block at least once already, they provide some of that intangible leadership that is so important for a team to reach its potential. Often times, fourth and fifth-year seniors are, for all intents and purposes, extra coaches out on the field.

Navy righthander Noah Song leads the list. He ranked No. 135 on last year’s BA 500 but went undrafted, in large part because of the Naval Academy’s service requirement. Song’s raw stuff is impressive – his fastball reaches 98 mph and he’s listed at 6-foot-4, 200 pounds – and this year is sure to follow former Air Force righthander Griffin Jax into pro ball.

Mississippi State center fielder Jake Mangum and Louisiana State right fielder Antoine Duplantis will fight this spring to break former LSU star Eddy Furniss’ SEC career hits record. Mangum is a slightly better prospect and has been drafted in each of the last two years. Both should be in for strong senior seasons.

Vanderbilt leads all schools with three players on the list. In all, 41 schools are represented.

Some of the seniors on this list are here because they were drafted as juniors but made the decision to return for one more season. Others are legit draft prospects who haven’t had the type of seasons they need in order to have their name called. Some just aren’t the types of players who shine from a draft perspective but are players who simply productive at the college level.

The rankings are a combination of draft status and how players are expected to perform this spring.

Updated on: 2/14/2019 See Full List
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    Noah Song

    Navy RHP
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    Jake Mangum

    Mississippi State OF
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    Antoine Duplantis

    Louisiana State OF
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    South-Carolina

    T.J. Hopkins

    South Carolina OF
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    Ethan Paul

    Vanderbilt SS/2B
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    Ryan Olenek

    Mississippi OF/RHP
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    Zach Biermann

    Coastal Carolina 1B
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    Ben Gross

    Duke RHP
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    Nic Ready

    Air Force 1B
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    Florida

    Blake Reese

    Florida 2B
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    Kevin Strohschein

    Tennessee Tech OF
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    Augie Isaacson

    Dallas Baptist OF
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    Denson Hull

    Creighton LHP
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    Evan Johnson

    Creighton RHP
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    Triston Polley

    Indiana State LHP
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    Patrick Raby

    Vanderbilt RHP
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    Brock Hale

    Brigham Young OF
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    Logan Kaletha

    Indiana OF
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    Elijah MacNamee

    Mississippi State OF
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    Colin Simpson

    Oklahoma State OF
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    Ty Madrigal

    Saint Mary's LHP
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    Jared Janczak

    Texas Christian RHP
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    Darius Hill

    West Virginia OF
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    Kyle Gallagher

    Duke OF
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