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Former Monster Wilson Taken in MLB Draft

2012 Eastern Arizona College graduate Nic Wilson was selected in the 24th round of the MLB Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays. He will report to The Princeton (WV) Rays in the Appalachian League.

Wilson only played his sophomore year at Eastern but made the most of it and claimed 1st Team All ACCAC and All Region honors.

He played for Georgia State University in 2012-14. Wilson, from Decatur, Ga., finished his senior season ranked fourth in the nation with 18 homers and also stands among the national leaders with 20 doubles, 52 RBI and 50 run scored. He hit .322 with a .683 slugging percentage and a .423 on-base percentage. He was recently named a Louisville Slugger All-American by Collegiate Baseball.