Santa Fe College
The asterisk next to 2020 and 2021 season bios indicate the NCAA’s decision to grant an extra year of eligibility for student-athletes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic; the student-athlete’s year of eligibility did not “advance” from 2020 to 2021 due to this NCAA ruling.
*Sophomore (2021): Appeared in 18 games as a reliever out of the bullpen…Went 4-1 with a 4.34 ERA over 18.2 innings pitched…Struck out 16 batters while walking nine over his 18 appearances…Held opponents to a .264 batting average…Made Hurricane debut striking out two batters in a scoreless inning at then-No. 1 Florida (Feb. 20)…Picked up first career win at then-No. 1 Florida (Feb. 21)…Earned second win after tossing a scoreless inning at NC State (Mar. 6)…Struck out two batters over 1.1 innings to earn win at NC State (Mar. 7)…Notched fourth win after throwing a scoreless frame vs. Wake Forest (Mar. 13)…Tossed a scoreless inning in victory over Duke (Apr. 2)…Struck out a season-high three batters over 2.0 scoreless innings in win over Duke (Apr. 4)…Struck out a batter in a scoreless inning vs. Clemson (Apr. 17)…Struck out only batter he faced at North Carolina (Apr. 23)…Had one strikeout in scoreless frame vs. FGCU (Apr. 27)…Struck out a batter in shutout inning vs. App State (May 8)…Made NCAA tournament debut vs. USF (June 5).
*Sophomore (2020 – Santa Fe): Went 4-0 with a 1.38 ERA and 54 strikeouts over 39 innings pitched before season was cut short due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Freshman (2019 – Santa Fe): Finished his debut season 5-1 with a 3.91 ERA and 78 strikeouts over 73.2 innings pitched.
High School: Two-sport standout at Christopher Columbus High School, starting at quarterback in football and as a starting pitcher in baseball…Posted the lowest ERA in Dade County as a junior and was named Pitcher of the Year by the Miami Herald following his senior season…Recipient of Columbus’ Sportsmanship Award as a senior…Was named first-team All-Dade as a pitcher and third-team All-Dade as a quarterback following his senior seasons…Helped Columbus reach state semifinals in baseball as a senior.
Personal: Son of Fernando and Jacqueline Arguelles…Has two siblings, Alyssa and Andy…Brother, Andy, plays baseball at South Alabama…Mother was a varsity cheerleader at Miami from 1985-89…Father, Fernando, played baseball at Florida Southern and professionally in the Pirates and Mariners organizations…Majoring in finance.