Former Puma Baseball student-athlete Josh Rojas (2013-2015) was selected by the Houston Astros with the 16th pick in the 26th round (781st overall) of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft. Rojas is the fourth Puma in program history to be drafted.
Four Pumas garnered post season Division II honors this season. The coaches of the Conference, Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) and the Region (NJCAA Region 1) vote on these awards at the conclusion of the regular season.
Sophomore Matt Malkin was named 1st Team All-ACCAC and 1st Team All-Region.
The PVCC Baseball team (32-24) has qualified for the 2017 NJCAA Region I Division II Baseball Tournament. The Pumas finished the 2017 regular season strong, winning six of their final nine games to put them in the 3rd seed.
Paradise Valley Community College and Gateway Community College Baseball Programs will be conducting an open tryout together on Saturday, May 20, 2017. There is a $10.00 charge to attend this tryout.
PVCC Baseball (26-20) split with the Yavapai Roughriders (27-19) in a double header at home on Tuesday. The Pumas took game one 6-2 while they lost a hard fought comeback 6-5 in 10 innings in game two.