BOSTON, Mass. - Senior outfielder Jamill Moquete (Boston, Mass.) has been named one of the top-5 prospects for the 2014 MLB Draft by BaseballAmerica.com. The Boston native enters the 2014 season coming off of a near MVP campaign in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) last summer.
The All-League selection with the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs has also been named one top player's to watch for in 2014 by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. The 6'3", 215 pound outfielder enters this season looking to lead the Beacons to the program's second Little East Conference tournament title since 2010.
Last season Moquete earned All-Little East Conference honors after finishing 2013 ranked second in total stolen bases (20), fourth in walks (24), and fifth in on-base percentage (.456). His .319 average at the end of the season had him in the top-25 in the LEC and second on the team. On the year he recorded 43 hits, 32 runs scored, 16 RBI, seven doubles, one triple, and four home runs. He reached base a total of 64 times to finish with a team-leading .456 on-base percentage. His slugging percentage of .474 was also a team-high, while in the field he collected a team-best .978 fielding percentage.
The 2014 MLB First Year Player Draft is scheduled from June 5-7. The Beacons will begin their new season on March 14 in Fort Myers, Florida.