PSC Baseball will be having tryouts at 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2, at Pirate Field! Be sure to check out the attached flyer for more information.
Sophomore second baseman, Courtney Heinritz, has committed to play at the University of Toledo for her junior and senior seasons. The Rockets are an NCAA Division 1 team that competes in the Mid-American Conference.
The Florida native finished the season with a .280 batting average, .370 on-base percentage and .330 slugging percentage.
Release Courtesy of Pensacola News Journal:
Pensacola State College and the Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Bryan Lewallyn as the Pirates’ new head baseball coach.
Daijah Brown has been selected as one of the top 40 NJCAA student-athletes this season and will participate in the 8th Annual NJCAA Coaches Association All-Star Weekend which will be held July 21-24 in Niceville, Florida. Brown led the Lady Pirates in scoring averaging 14 points per game.
The NJCAA recognized a record-number 4,587 student-athletes for their success in the classroom Tuesday with the presentation of the 2015-16 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards.
Select Physical Therapy announces Pensacola State’s Cheyenne Roberts as the Select Care Female Student Athlete of the Year. Cheyenne is originally from Edgewood, Texas. The sophomore started every game this season for the Pirates Softball team while maintaining a 4.0 GPA, an accomplishment that should lead her to become a Pinnacle Award Winner.
Armond Upshaw has decided to forgo his Junior and Senior seasons at the University of Missouri and has signed with the Washington Nationals. The switch hitting centerfielder was selected in the 11th round and the 334th pick overall of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft held June 8th, 9th, and 10th.
Graduated Sophomores, Armond Upshaw and Hunter Kiel, were both selected in this year’s Major League Baseball draft. The draft spanned three days, starting this past Thursday with the first two rounds. Friday saw rounds 3-10 and Saturday the draft concluded with rounds 11 – 40.
It did not take long on Day 3 of the draft for Armond Upshaw to hear his name.
Congratulations to Pirate RHP Malik Jones on his commitment to Georgia Gwinnett College. Georgia Gwinnett is a NAIA school located roughly 45 minutes north of Atlanta where Jones is originally from. The Grizzlies are coached by Brad Stromdahl who just finished his 4th season at GGC. Stromdahl is the first and only Head Coach in Georgia Gwinnett history.
Follow these Former Pirates on the Road to Omaha!
University of Louisiana at Lafayette will host a regional tournament and will open with Princeton on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at ML “Tigue” Moore Field. Arizona will face Sam Houston State earlier in the day at 1:00 p.m.
Junior, Alex Pinero, is the second leading hitter for the Ragin’ Cajuns. Alex last played for PSC in 2015.
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