TULSA — Oral Roberts shortstop Mac McCroskey was selected by the Los Angeles Angels as the 594th pick in the 20th round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday.
With the selection, McCroskey becomes the 144th draft pick in program history and the fourth of 2023.
In his final season with the Golden Eagles, McCroskey recorded a .314 average to go along with 14 homers, 10 doubles, two triples and 64 runs batted in en route to earning second team All-Summit League honors.
On the basepaths, McCroskey swiped 17 bases and scored 67 times. On the defensive end, the Springdale, Ark., native registered 192 assists and a .969 fielding percentage en route to earning Summit League Defensive Player of the Year honors.
In his career, McCroskey started all 124 games and logged a .318/.403/.485 slash line to go along with 18 doubles, 19 homers, 104 RBI and 161 hits. The redshirt senior also stole 23 bases and scored 118 runs in his two seasons. In the field, McCroskey recorded 356 assists and logged a .970 fielding percentage.
McCroskey is the sixth Golden Eagle to be drafted by the Angels and the first since Jacob McDavid in 2015.