Miles garners Spalding® Pitcher of the Year honors

Charlotte, NC - To cap a historic season Cumberland's Michael Miles has been named the Spalding® 2019 NJCAA DIII Baseball Pitcher of the Year.  Miles led the Dukes to their first-ever national championship in Greeneville, TN while leading the country in wins and innings pitched.


  • Position: RHP
  • Class: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Vineland, NJ

2019 Statistics

  • 12-0 record, one save 
  • 93.0 innings pitched
  • 1.84 ERA
  • 114 strikeouts
  • 11.03 strikeouts/game

2019 Accomplishments

  • NJCAA DIII Baseball First Team All-American
  • 2019 NJCAA DIII Baseball World Series champion
  • 2019 NJCAA DIII Baseball World Series Most Valuable Player
  • NJCAA Region XIX Pitcher of the Year 
  • Selected in the 28th round of the MLB Draft by the Cincinnati Reds

Cumberland Head Coach Keith Gorman on Miles

"I am so proud of Mike for all that he accomplished on the field this season.  Maybe more than what he did on the field, I am more impressed with the way he led us in practice and off the field - a true extension of the coaching staff. A 12-0 record, Region XIX Pitcher of the Year, World Series MVP, 1st Team All American and now our first-ever National Pitcher of the Year... Wow!  We have had some good arms around here but he has to be right up there at the top of the list."

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