It was announced yesterday that Puma infielder Josh Bristyan is a winner of the 2018 ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Award®. This award is given annually by Rawlings in conjunction with the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
Puma sophomores Blake Flint and Josh Bristyan were named 2018 NJCAA Division II Baseball First Team All-Americans. Flint and Bristyan are the first Pumas to be named NJCAA All-Americans in the 10-year history of PVCC Baseball.
Puma Baseball (37-21) has advanced to the NJCAA Region I Division II Championship Series and will host #4 Scottsdale this Thursday & Friday at 3pm and Saturday at Noon (if needed).
The Pumas beat out #2 Glendale in three games, while #4 Scottsdale swept #1 Mesa in the first round.
Puma Baseball, the #3 seed in the NJCAA Region I DII playoffs, headed in to the best of three series facing #2 Glendale having gone 0-4 against the Gauchos in the regular season. Facing GCC on their home field, and playing to advance to the finals, the Pumas put on their game faces and took care of business. Dropping the first game to GCC on Thursday, it was do or die for the Pumas on Friday.
Puma Baseball (35-20) is ranked 3rd in the Conference and headed to the NJCAA Region I playoffs!
The Pumas will travel to face #2 Glendale this Thursday & Friday at 3pm and Saturday at Noon (if needed).
In the other Division II matchup, #4 Scottsdale will travel to #1 Mesa this Thursday & Friday at 3pm and Saturday at Noon (if needed).