LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Angelina College has recruited a new assistant baseball coach.
Angelina College has hired Seth Spivey as the new assistant baseball coach.
Spivey played at AC in 2011 and 2012 before heading to Abilene Christian. After college Spivey was drafted in the 10th round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers. According to the college, Spivey played all nine positions in his five-year minor-league career, earning Mid-Season All-Star status at Spokane of the North West League – once as a catcher, and once as a second baseman. In 2016, Spivey won the league’s Home Run Derby. In addition, Spivey was named an MLB.com organization and Baseball America All-Star in 2014. With the Frontier League in 2017, Spivey’s squad finished as league champions as Spivey earned three separate Player of the Week awards, culminating in his All-Star selection.
During his time at AC, Spivey earned a 2011 JUCO All-Star and a 2012 All-Conference selection.