La Crosse, Wis. (WXOW) An Aquinas graduate will get a shot at playing pro baseball.
Rudy Rott was picked in the 9th round Tuesday by the Philadelphia Philles in the Major League Baseball Draft.
Rote was the 270th pick overall.
The 2015 graduate was a four-year varsity player for Aquinas.
He earned all-conference and all-state honors for the Blugolds.
Rote has spent the last three seasons at Ohio University.
The left-handed hitting infielder was batting .355 this season for the Bobcats