Trevecca Nazarene University

Trevecca baseball player signed by Angels

Brad Coon, Trojan player, is drafted by the Anaheim Angels.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim selected Trevecca Nazarene University and NAIA All-American Brad Coon with the 463rd pick in the 15th round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.

Coon was Treveccaís center fielder the last two seasons and was named the TranSouth Athletic Conference and NAIA Region XI Player of the Year this season. Brad Coon set six new records this year, three single season and three career marks. Coon now holds the single season and career records for stolen bases (51 season, 96 career), stolen base attempts (55 season, 106 career), and triples (8 season, 15 career).

Coon throws and bats from the left side. As a senior Coon hit .377 with 72 runs, 20 doubles, eight triples, four home runs, 42 RBI, 39 walks, and stole 51 of 55 stolen base attempts. Last season as a junior Coon hit .421 with 69 runs, 14 doubles, seven triples, seven home runs, had 51 RBIs and 23 walks, and was successful in 41 stolen base attempts (of 45). He had a .469 on-base percentage and a .631 slugging percentage. During his career at Trevecca, Coon was successful on 96 of his 106 stolen base attempts.

Coon is the highest draft pick in Trevecca baseball history. Former teammate and Hendersonville, Tenn., native B.J. Jenkins was taken in the 28th round last season by the San Diego Padres.