CHAMPAIGN, Ill (WCCU/WICS/WRSP) - Garrett Acton is going pro. The Illinois pitcher has signed a contract with the Oakland Athletics.
Acton had a record-setting career in the orange and blue, setting both the single season, and career record for saves. He finishes his collegiate career with a 1.82 ERA and program best 25 saves.
A transfer from Parkland College, Acton graduacted in May with a degree in finance.