The Shoreline Dolphins Baseball team is sending 5 players onto four year universities to continue their education and athletic careers. Pitchers Sam Boone and Myles Gouveia have each signed National Letters of Intent to play NCAA Division 1 baseball at Marshall and Northern Colorado, respectively. Boone finished 2016 with an 3-5 overall record and a 4.30 ERA. Boone led the Phins with 77 strike outs on the year including tying an NWAC single game record of 18 against Olympic College. Boone joins a Marshall program that finished 2nd in Conference USA in 2016. Gouveia went 4-4 for the Phins with a 3.05 ERA and 46 strike outs. Gouveia will finish his career at Northern Colorado in the WAC.
Infielder Drey McInnes will go on to compete at the NCAA Division 1 level. McInnes hit .230 on the year and was second on the team with 23 RBIs and 12 doubles. He moves onto UMass Lowell to be reunited with former Phins Infield Coach Vincent Redmond.
In his Sophomore season Pete Pennylegion was named to the North Region All-Stars 2nd Team and received a Gold Glove award for his work in the field. Pennylegion hit .326 on the year and only committed 1 error in 34 games at Second Base. Pennylegion will continue his career at the University of Jamestown at the NAIA Division 1 level. One of his future opponents? TJ McCullough. McCullough joins NAIA Division 1 Dickinson State. McCullough hit .241 on the year with a team leading 4 home runs. Dickinson State competes with the University of Jamestown in the NorthStar Athletic Association.