The Astros select 6'0" 190lb RF Bryce Lane, out of Gulf Coast Community College (AL).
A First Team All-Conference selection as a freshman, Lane hit .352 with seven home runs and 47 RBI at the plate while going 5-2 on the mound. This season he is hitting .444 with 71 hits, 14 doubles, 21 home runs and 76 RBI, scoring 71 runs. He has also made five appearances on the mound, going 2-1 with a save and a 1.10 ERA in 16 1/3 innings.
He was described as such:
"Bryce is a pure hitter that also has a great deal of pop - he not only is one of the best hitters in the conference, but is also very good on the mound."
Lane has signed a National Letter of Intent to join Auburn in the fall.