Former College of Charleston left-handed pitcher Jake Zokan has signed a
professional contract to play with the Pulaski Mariners of the Rookie
from Columbia, S.C., Zokan was drafted by the Mariners in the ninth round of
last weekend's MLB Entry Draft. He becomes the 19th player under CofC head coach
Monte Lee to sign a professional contract at the end of their collegiate
led the Cougars pitching staff in 2013 with a 2.85 ERA and a 4-3 record. He
recorded a team-high 80 strikeouts in 79 innings pitched and allowed just 15
walks. His strikeout-to-walk ratio of 5.33 ranked 32nd in the nation
and second in the SoCon behind teammate Matt Pegler.
by Zokan's efforts in the starting rotation, the Cougar pitching staff led the
Southern Conference in ERA (2.40), opposing batting average (.264) and fewest
walks allowed (167).
finished his career with an ERA of 3.95 and an 11-6 record.