Charlotte, NC – After a dominant season on the mound, including multiple complete game shutouts, Mesa's Carter Robinson has been named the 2019 NJCAA Division II Spalding® Pitcher of the Year.
- Position: RHP
- Class: Sophomore
- Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
- 9-3 record
- 112.0 innings pitched
- .183 batting average/against
- 126 strikeouts
- 10.13 strikeouts/game
- NJCAA DII Baseball First Team All-American
- 2019 NJCAA DII Baseball World Series runner-up
- 2019 NJCAA DII Baseball World Series Most Valuable Pitcher
- Only NJCAA DII pitcher to eclipse 100 innings pitched this season
- Pitched three complete game shutouts
- In addition, Robinson was a part of four other combined shutout performances this season
- Top five nationally in innings pitched (1st), at bats against (1st), strikeouts (2nd), complete games (3rd)
Mesa Head Coach Tony Cirelli on Robinson
"[Robinson] came a long way in two years. [He is] extremely coachable and has a great work ethic. He has just scratched the surface; he has a bright future ahead."
"I want to thank my teammates, my coaches, and my family for all the support they’ve given me these last two years. I couldn’t have gotten where I am today without their help. It’s a great honor to receive this award and I’m especially proud to have done it in a Mesa uniform."
Up Next for Robinson
- University of Louisiana at Lafayette