Viera Hawk Baseman Star Cole Teply Commits to Play at Francis Marion University
By Space Coast Daily // November 17, 2020
5-year prep varsity letterman on the diamond
A 6-foot-2-inch, 215-pound product of Viera High School, Teply plays under the direction of coach Tommy Kelce
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Francis Marion University baseball head coach Art Inabinet has announced the addition of the first baseman Cole Teply of Melbourne, Florida, to the Patriot program for 2022.
Teply recently signed and will enroll at FMU next fall.
A 6-foot-2-inch, 215-pound product of Viera High School, Teply plays under the direction of coach Tommy Kelce.
In an abbreviated 2020 season, he recorded a .333 batting average in 12 games, scored 17 runs, and racked up 18 RBIs. He blasted two homers, had a .532 on-base percentage and a .606 slugging percentage.
An honor student, Teply previously attended Holy Triniy and is a 5-year varsity letterman on the diamond.
“Cole is a big, strong, physical kid. We project him to hit in the middle of the lineup early on in his career as a Patriot.”
The 2021 Francis Marion squad will open its season on Feb. 13 at home against Peach Belt Conference foe Georgia College.