Baseball 2008 - 2009

(44-11; 18-6 SSC; 1st)

  • Team won its first Sunshine State Conference title
  • Nick Shaw, Yan Gomes and Charley Short named first-team All-SSC and All-South Region (both ABCA and Daktronics)
  • Yas Gutierrez named first-team All-SSC and second team All-South Region (both ABCA and Daktronics)
  • Gomes became the first Buccaneer to earn 1st-team All-America, selected by Daktronics
  • Shaw and Short named third-team All-America by Daktronics
  • Yudelmis Hernandez, Brad McAllister, Danny Lima were second-team All-SSC and Daktronics All-South Region
  • Scott Sexton was honorable mention All-SSC
  • Gomes was named conference Player of the Year and Marc Pavao earn his first Coach of the Year award
  • Short went 11-3 to tie the school record for wins in a season
  • Hernandez hit 22 homers and added 19 doubles to set marks for home runs and extra-base hits
  • Gomes set school marks with 92 RBI, 172 total bases
  • Gutierrez scored 72 runs to set the school record
  • Team set nine offensive records (.346 average, 563 runs, 681 hits, 108 home runs, 518 RBI, 1165 total bases, .592 slugging, .440 on-base percentage)
  • Team set records for most wins (44) and most consecutive wins (15)
  • Bucs had three conference Player of the Week and two Pitcher of the Week selections
  • Shaw compiled a 4.0 GPA in the Spring
  • Team cumulative GPA 2.793

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