On Campus notebook: Danielczyk, Hess excel for Pitt baseball team

By | June 16, 2013 7:00 am | 0 Comments

 

A pair of Cathedral Prep alumni recently wrapped up solid seasons with the University of Pittsburgh baseball team.

Jon Danielczyk

Jon Danielczyk, a 6-foot 4-inch redshirt junior, led Pitt pitchers with a 1.69 earned-run average and posted a 2-1 record with one save.

Eric Hess, a 5-foot 11-inch sophomore outfielder, hit .305 with 53 hits, two homers and 31 RBIs despite missing 14 games with an injury.

Read more on Danielczyk and Hess in this week’s On Campus notebook.

Also in this week’s notebook:

• Former Mercyhurst University coach Joe Jordano was named Big East baseball coach of the year after leading to a 42-17 overall record and an 18-6 mark in the Big East.

• Former Mercyhurst University baseball players Zak Blair and David Lough drew plenty of attention last week. Blair, who just completed his senior season with the Lakers, was selected picked by the Chicago Cubs in the 20th round of Major League Baseball’s first-year player draft. Lough, a Kansas City Royals outfielder who was drafted in 2011, hit his first major league home run Tuesday.

• Former Wilmington football and baseball star Sutton Whiting had a great season with the Louisville baseball team. Whiting started 61 of Louisville’s 62 games and was their fifth-leading hitter with a .315 batting average.

Kayla Shull, a Rocky Grove graduate and former Clarion swimmer, added to her career list of impressive honors as she was selected as the PSAC’s nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Get the full details in the On Campus notebook.

 

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