2017 Record: 30-20 (10-14 Sunshine State Conference)
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 18/14
Key Position Players Returning/Lost: 4/7
Key Pitchers Returning/Lost: 6/4
Top Returners: Patrick Dorrian (Senior, INF), Jake Rouse (Senior, INF), Gabe Martinez (Senior, OF), DJ Daniels (Senior, OF), Enrique Perez (Senior, P), Daniel Nuzzi (Senior, P), Victor Danza (Junior, P)
Head Coach: Rudy Garbalosa (18th season)
Notes: The Fighting Knights return four primary players from last year's lineup in addition to bringing back a half-dozen pitchers from the 2017 iteration of the team. The 2018 squad features 19 new faces, including eight freshmen and 11 transfers. The team was selected fourth in the Sunshine State Conference Preseason Coaches Poll and eighth in the NCBWA Preseason Regional Rankings while shortstop Patrick Dorrian was tabbed as a Preseason First Team All-South Region player and a Preseason Honorable Mention All-American. The Blue and White do battle with two nationally-ranked teams to open the season as No. 1 Delta State and No. 18 Catawba come to town on opening weekend.