Former Bryant baseball star Trent Daniel, who just completed his senior season at the University of Arkansas, has been selected[more] in the 17th round of the annual 40-round Major League Baseball June draft by the Colorado Rockies.
Used mostly as a left-handed specialist out of the bullpen this season for the Hogs, Daniel finished with a 2.55 earned run average with 24 strikeouts in 24 2/3 innings. In his three years in Fayetteville, he was 4-1 with a 3.27 ERA in 64 games including five starts. In 96 1/3 innings, he struck out 94 and allowed 79 hits. Oppenents hit just .229 against him.