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UCF outfielder Gephry Pena (UCF Athletics)


Fall Report: UCF

Fall Report

His name is unique – and so is his story.

Gephry Pena, the UCF Knights’ third-year sophomore center fielder, could barely hit the ball out of the infield when he arrived on campus as a true freshman.

Now it’s two years later, and UCF coach Greg Lovelady believes Pena will get drafted between the third and eighth rounds in 2021.

“Scouts are drooling over him,” Lovelady said. “He can really fly – 6.3, 6.4 – and it’s hard to find a better defender.”

Pena, a 6-footer, has gained 30 pounds of muscle since arriving in Orlando, home of the Knights.[…]


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