On behalf of our editors, the thoughts of the House of Sparky staff are with the families and loved ones of those involved mass shooting in Orlando over the weekend.
Five Devils Taken in 2016 MLB Draft: Hever Bueno (Texas Rangers, 279th overall), David Greer (Seattle Mariners, 297th overall), and Seth Martinez (Oakland Athletics, 502nd overall) were selected in the 9th, 10th and 17th round of the 2016 MLB Draft, respectively. Ten members of Tracy Smith's incoming No. 1 recruiting class were chosen over the weekend, too.
Woodmansee, Serven picked in fifth round: Shortstop Colby Woodmansee (New York Mets, 160 overall) and catcher Brian Serven (Colorado Rockies, 140 overall) were the first members of the 2016 Sun Devils to be taken in the 2016 MLB Draft.
#SunDevilMoments of the Year
ASU Track & Field
Ewen Tallies 2nd First-Team Honor, Tibbs Earn Second-Team: Maggie Ewen earned First-Team All-American honors in both women's discus and hammer throw following the NCAA Championships. She is the first female Sun Devil thrower to earn multiple outdoor First-Team honors since 2009 (Sarah Stevens).
Seven Sun Devils Earn Pac-12 First-Team All-Academic: Seven members of ASU Track & Field landed First-Team All-Acadmeic honors. Four Sun Devils held a GPA standing of 4.0 or above.
White Places 4th in Triple Jump, 4x1 First-Team All-Americans: Tim White set a personal best with a 16.57-meter triple jump at the NCAA Championships, earning him a fourth-place honor. ASU's 4x100-meter relay team of Ben Trotter, Isaiah Underwood, freshman Brandon Hasson and graduate transfer Reggie Lewis earned First-Team All-American honors after finishing in eighth place with a time 39.90.
Sun Devils Hockey
Schedule Release: ASU will begin its second season of Division I hockey competition with a Maroon & Gold match on October 1, followed by a road trip to South Bend, Ind., to take on Notre Dame on October 7 and October 8. You can read the full release here. Below is the schedule.