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No. 1 MLB Prospect Carlos Rodon Plans to Add CWS Title to Stellar College Resume

Published by on February 14, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C. — Carlos Rodon is a lot of things: He's the 2012 NCBWA Freshman Pitcher of the Year, a finalist for the Golden Spikes Award and highly regarded as the No. 1 overall prospect in the country.

But in his two years with N.C. State, Rodon doesn’t have a National Championship with the school.

He plans to change that this year, according to head coach Elliott Avent.

"Carlos told me that if we get back (to the College World Series) we're going to win it," the Wolfpack coach said during the team’s media day. "We thought we should have won it last year."

The 6’0”, 234-pound southpaw even said it would be considered a “failure” if the team didn’t make it back to Omaha. And when they get there, he knows the team will already have a Bleacher Report - College Baseball
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