Congratulations to Paul Schwendell who was drafted in the 40th Round of the 2012 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. Paul was a 2007 graduate of Saint Francis whose 1.39 career Earned Run Average (ERA) is still the lowest in Knights history. He is the first ever Saint Francis Knight to be drafted by a Major League team.
Paul continued his playing career at EmoryUniversitycompiling a career ERA of 4.66 and a record of 19-8. He is the 6th player ever drafted out of Emory.