2011 2011 Player Player Profiles Profiles Justin Pickens
6-1, 175, R-Fr, Pitcher Sanford, Florida Seminole HS Bats: Right Throws: Right
5-11, 175, Fr, Pitcher Loxahatchee, Florida Royal Palm Beach HS Bats: Left Throws: Left HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Royal Palm Beach High School in Palm Beach, Florida... Earned varsity letters in baseball and swimming/diving... In baseball he earned First Team All-County and All-Conference honors... Played in the FACA All-Star Game... Finished his senior season with an 8-1 record and a 1.12 earned run average... Played AAU ball for Team Mizuno and All-American Prospects. PERSONAL Born in Wellington, Florida... Son of Kelli and Xavier “Harvey” Perez of Loxahatchee, Florida... Was also recruited by Clemson, FSU, Florida and Bethune-Cookman... Chose Stetson because he liked the learning environment and the baseball program... Majoring in Business Administration at Stetson.
2010 Did not see action and was redshirted as a freshman... Earned A-Sun Academic All-Conference status. HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Seminole High School in Sanford, Florida... Earned three varsity letters as a member of the baseball team... Played under head coach Mike Powers... His senior season he ﬁnished with a 5-2 record with 97 strike outs and a 1.74 ERA. PERSONAL Born in Sanford, Florida... Son of Deanna and Joseph Pickens of Sanford... Majoring in Integrative Health Science at Stetson.
5-11, 165, R-Fr, Outfielder Cape Coral, Florida Ida S. Baker HS Bats: Right Throws: Right
6-3, 195, Fr, Outfielder Naples, Florida Naples HS Bats: Right Throws: Right
2010 Did not see action and was redshirted as a freshman... Earned A-Sun Academic All-Conference status. HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Ida S. Baker High School in Cape Coral, Florida... Member of the National Honor Society... Earned six varsity letters including two in football and four in baseball... Played baseball for the Bulldogs under head coach Chad Turner... A .330 hitter who was the team Co-MVP sophomore and junior seasons... Set records for most hits in a season and a career... An All-Academic athlete... Played on the Senior All-Star team. PERSONAL Born in Cape Coral, Florida... Son of Cecilia and Mike Rubinski of Cape Coral... Chose Stetson because of its new science building and the opportunity to be on a Division I team... Majoring in Chemistry at Stetson.
ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Naples High School in Naples, Florida... An Honor Roll student... Earned the Student Athlete Award... Earned the Gulf Coast Foot and Ankle Student Athlete Award... Earned three varsity letters in both baseball and football... Played baseball for the Eagles under head coach Rick Turner... Hit .370 with 11 RBI as a sophomore... As a junior he hit .447 with 26 doubles, 26 RBI and 20 stolen bases... Also helped lead the 2009 team to a 33-1 record, a state championship and a national #1 ranking... Was All-State, All-Area, All-County, and AllConference... As a senior he hit .553 with 5 home runs, 25 RBI and 26 stolen bases... Most Valuable Hitter... Earned All-County, All-Area, and All-Tournament honors... Played on 2007 football state championship team. PERSONAL Born in Naples, Florida... Son of Michelle and Brian Zech of Naples... Chose to come to Stetson because of the winning tradition and because a lot of pro players started here... Major is undeclared at this time.
Player Bios, season outlook, records and statistics for 2011 baseball team