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Alec Mehrten graduated in just four years from Fresno Pacific University with a degree in psychology.

But unlike so many recent college graduates who are struggling to find a job, Alec has already secured gainful employment.

While the job is not in his chosen field, it will nonetheless have him playing in a field — as a shortstop for the Colorado Rockies.

After an outstanding career with the Fresno Pacific Sunbirds where he was a four-year starter, Mehrten, who graduated from Madera High in 2008, was selected Wednesday in the 25th round of the MLB Amateur Draft...


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