Returning from the Corvallis NCAA Regional on a morning flight, Creighton junior Will Robertson, Isaac Collins and Jake Holton were selected on the second day of the MLB Draft yesterday.
It is the first time since 1991 that Creighton has had three players selected in the top ten rounds. Robertson was taken in the fourth round by the Toronto Blue Jays with the 117th overall pick. Collins was taken in the ninth round by the Colorado Rockies with the 279th overall selection. Holton was selected in the tenth round by the Detroit Tigers with the 292nd overall pick. Robertson closed the 2019 season with a team leading 15 home runs, a team-best 67 RBI and was an all-BIG EAST Second Team selection. An All-BIG EAST First Team selection this season, Collins hit .293 with 26 extra-base hits (13 doubles, seven triples and six home runs) and 13 stolen bases. The BIG EAST Player of the Year, Holton was also an All-BIG EAST First Team selection. In his first season as a Bluejay, he led the squad in hitting at .386 with 80 hits including 15 doubles and 14 home runs.