Colorado Selects Ryan Luna In 28th Round Of MLB Draft

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- Former Sonoma State University baseball student-athlete Ryan Luna has become the 43rd player in the history of the SSU program -- and the second today -- to be selected in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Luna, who spent the last two seasons in the Seawolf uniform, was selected by the Colorado Rockies on Saturday in the 28th round as the 830th overall pick. Teammate Ryan O'Malley was selected by Atlanta in the 25th round earlier today.

A right-handed pitcher from Corcoran, Calif., Luna posted the best ERA among Sonoma State starting pitchers this season at 3.05, going 4-4 with 57 strikeouts in 62.0 innings. He wrapped up a two-year career in the Seawolf blue that saw him go 8-9 with a 3.13 ERA that included a no-hitter in a game last season.

Luna is the first SSU player to be drafted or signed by Colorado in the history of the Sonoma State program.

The 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft wraps up later today after the 40th round has completed. To access the MLB Draft Tracker, go to

A complete list of Sonoma State student-athletes that have been signed or drafted by MLB teams over the years is available by clicking here.

Posted By: Sonoma State Athletics