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Donnie Sellers
Donnie  Sellers

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
High Point, N.C.

High School:
Westchester Country Day

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
RHP/OF

Bats/Throws:
R/R

06/14/2017

Program-Record Eight Deacs Picked in MLB Draft

Multiple Wake Forest draft records were set on the final day of the 2017 MLB Draft on Wednesday.

06/13/2017

Historic Run for No. 8 Wake Forest Comes to Close

After a Ben Breazeale walk-off homer in the conclusion of the first game to stay alive, Wake Forest fell to Florida in the season-ending nightcap.

05/19/2017

No. 15 Deacs Break Home Run Record in Loss to Pitt

Wake Forest hit its 90th and 91st home runs of the year to set a new season record, but the Panthers scored twice in the ninth to win, 5-4.

05/13/2017

No. 16 Wake Forest Splits with No. 25 Florida State

The Demon Deacons won the completion of Friday's game, 4-3, before falling in the nightcap, 4-0.

05/06/2017

No. 17 Demon Deacons Fall to Boston College

The Eagles knotted the series at a game apiece with an 8-0 victory on Saturday.

06/12/2017

Gainesville Super Regional - Games 2 and 3

The Demon Deacons won game 2 on a walk-off homer in the 11th, before falling in the deciding third game.

06/04/2017

NCAA Regional Final vs. West Virginia

The Demon Deacons play West Virginia in the regional final Sunday night.

03/04/2017

Wake Forest sweeps Kent State

The Demon Deacons earned a doubleheader sweep over the Golden Flashes, winning by scores of 7-2 and 5-0.

02/24/2017

Wake Forest 15, USC 5

The Demon Deacons hit six home runs to knock off the Trojans in the series-opener, 15-5.

06/03/2016

Wake Forest 5, Minnesota 3

The Demon Deacons opened NCAA Tournament play by taking down Minnesota, 5-3, to advance into the winner's bracket.


2017 Toronto Blue Jays 11th-Round Draft Pick (No. 339 Overall)

Career Summary
Sellers finished his three-year career with a 12-11 record and 5.09 ERA, making 78 total appearances and 14 starts ... Allowed opponents to hit .269 against him, finishing with 104 strikeouts in 159.0 innings.

2017 (Junior)
Moved from the bullpen into the starting rotation, finishing the year with a 3-5 record and 4.71 ERA, making 17 appearances and 14 starts ... Struck out 60 batters while walking 29 in 84.0 innings ... Limited opponents to a .259 average ... Best outing of the season came against Kent State (March 4), tossing 7.0 shutout innings with six strikeouts, allowing just three hits and no walks ... Also tallied wins against Southern Cal (Feb. 26) and Georgia Tech (March 25) ... In that win over the Yellow Jackets, allowed two earned runs over 6.0 innings with five strikeouts ... His next start at Miami (Apr. 1), allowed one earned run on four hits in 5.0 innings ... Pitched well at Louisville (Apr. 8), conceding three earned runs on three hits in 6.0 innings ... Also limited Boston College, Florida State and Pitt to less than a hit per inning, tossing at least 6.0 innings each of those starts.

2016 (Sophomore)
Was dominant early in the year, serving as the team's closer for the first half of the season ... Finished the year with a 5-5 record and five saves, as well as a 5.65 ERA ... In early April, had a 4-2 record and 2.00 ERA before an inconsistent second half of the season ... Tallied saves against Georgetown, VMI, Elon, Notre Dame and Davidson ... Picked up wins against USC, Virginia, Charlotte, Duke and Virginia Tech ... Didn't allow a hit in 14 of his 36 outings ... Set a season-high with three strikeouts twice: against Georgetown (Feb. 19) and at Boston College (May 7) ... Allowed one run over his first seven outings, striking out nine batters and conceding just four hits and two walks over 8.0 innings ... Recorded a single in his first-career at bat, a 5-4 win over USC (Feb. 27) after Wake Forest lost the DH in the lineup ... Spent the summer with the Harrisonburg Turks of the Valley League.

2015 (Freshman)
Developed into one of the most reliable arms in the Wake Forest bullpen ... Finished the season with a 4-1 record and 5.34 ERA ... Picked up wins against UNCG (March 4), Charlotte (March 24), Boston College (Apr. 4) and Notre Dame (Apr. 26) ... Struck out a season-high two batters in his second collegiate outing at UNCW (Feb. 18) ... Tossed 2.2 scoreless frames in a win over Towson (March 1) and 2.0 shutout innings without conceding a hit against UConn (March 17) ... Recorded back-to-back scoreless 2.0-inning outings against Boston College (Apr. 4) and UNCG (Apr. 8) ... Allowed just one home run in 32.0 innings ... Played summer ball for the Thunder Bay Border Cats in the Northwoods League.

High School
2012 and 2013 Honorable Mention All-American by Perfect Game ... Ranked in the 500 prospects by Perfect Game, #21 in North Carolina ... Played for the Evoshield Canes and Coach Jeff Petty ... Named to 2012 and 2013 2A First Team All-State ... Powerade State Games Participant ... Part of back-to-back State Championship Teams at Westchester.

Personal
Born July 26, 1995 in High Point, N.C. ... Parents are Rodney and Christy Sellers.

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