SALISBURY, Md. – With the 2017 baseball season just weeks from kicking off, D3baseball.com has released its Preseason All-American list. Salisbury University senior Pete Grasso was tabbed by the organization as an Honorable Mention All-American.
Grasso turned in an impressive junior season as he finished second on the team with a .409 batting average while totaling 65 hits, 14 doubles, four triples, and seven home runs. He drove in 46 runs as well as scoring 40 runs himself. On the defensive side Grasso was also dominant recording 32 putouts, 90 assists, and posting a fielding percentage of .910.
He also proved to be a reliable arm in the Sea Gulls pitching rotation. Grasso posted the second best ERA on the team with a 4.14 but totaled the most wins boasting a 7-2 record while adding three saves. He totaled 45 2/3 innings pitched, 55 strikeouts, and only 21 walks while holding opposing hitters to a .263 batting average.
Salisbury will open its season on February 11 when it hosts Gwynedd Mercy University at 1 p.m. To view the entire list of All-Americans please click here.