Pietrandrea And To Receive All-Maryland JUCO Honorable Mention Recognition

Pietrandrea And To Receive All-Maryland JUCO Honorable Mention Recognition

LARGO, Md. – Sophomore Bay To (Philadelphia, Pa./Neumann-Goretti) and freshman Josh Pietrandrea (Woodbridge, Va./Woodbridge), members of the Prince George's Community College baseball team, have been named to the All- Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (MD JUCO) Honorable Mention team announced on Tuesday.

Pietrandrea, a first basemen, leads the team in batting average (.407) and RBIs (38) while ranking second in home runs (7), hits (46), runs (37), third in triples and fourth in doubles (7). He ranks fourth in the conference in batting average and ninth in slugging percentage (.690). Pietrandrea posted 13 multi-hit contests this season including five games with at least three hits. He recorded nine multi-RBI games including four three RBIs in a game three times. In his first collegiate game, Pietrandrea went 3-for-3 with three runs scored, two home runs and three RBIs. During the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XX Division III Baseball Championships, the freshman went 8-for-17 with seven runs scored, two homers and eight RBIs while he either knocked in or scored the go-ahead run in three out of the four games to earn a spot on the All-Tournament team.

To, an outfielder, received his first all-conference recognition after leading the team in home runs (8) and triples (3) while ranking second in RBIs (31), third in stolen bases (13), fourth in hits (41), fourth in runs and sixth in batting average (.360). The sophomore recorded 12 multi-hit performances including five three-hit games. To knocked in multiple runs six times this season including registering four RBIs on three occasions. In a 15-8 win against Anne Arundel Community College, To went 3-for-4 with three runs scored, two home runs and four RBIs and then six days later had a 3-for-4 game with four runs scored, a homer and four RBIs.

For his career, To has a .398 batting average with 111 hits, 89 runs, 26 doubles, seven triples, 17 homers, 81 RBIs and 37 stolen bases in 82 career games. The sophomore plans to transfer to Post University to continue his education next year.

Prince George's, who has won the NJCAA Region XX Division III Baseball Championship in back-to-back seasons, returns to action on Friday against Rockingham County Community College in the NJCAA Division III District D Championships in North Carolina. The winner of the best-of-three series advances to the NJCAA Division III World Series.