Pitzer College Alumnus Drafted by the Seattle Mariners

Claremont, Calif. (June 8, 2011) — Pitzer College alumnus David Colvin '11 was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 27th round of the Major League Baseball first-year draft on Tuesday, June 7.

Colvin, a right handed-pitcher, had five complete games pitching for the Sagehens in 2011 and was 8-2 with a 2.96 ERA in 13 starts. He worked 941/3 innings, allowing 88 hits, while walking 21 and striking out 94.

During his four years on the Sagehen team, he was selected as a Division III Baseball Preseason All-American in 2011, a First Team All-SCIAC player in 2010 and 2009 and a Second Team All-SCIAC player in 2008.

David Colvin majored in sociology at Pitzer College.

About the Sagehens

Pitzer College joins with Pomona College in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Sagehen teams include soccer, basketball, football, baseball, track & field, golf, tennis, water polo, swimming and diving. Pitzer students also participate in the Claremont Colleges club sports programs that compete nationally.

About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu.

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