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Zeuch headlines five Panthers selected in 2016 MLB Draft

Pitcher T.J. Zeuch is one of five Pitt Panthers selected in the 2016 MLB Draft. - Credit: Jeffrey Gamza/Pitt Athletics
June 14, 2016

Junior pitcher T.J. Zeuch became Pitt’s first player taken in the first round of the MLB Draft in 35 years Thursday night. By the end of the 2016 MLB Draft, five Panthers heard their names called. Zeuch...

Los Angeles Dodgers draft Pitt’s Nick Yarnall in 35th round

Pitt's Nick Yarnall (33) became the fifth Panther selected in the 2016 MLB Draft.  Emily Klenk | Staff Photographer
June 11, 2016

Junior utility man Nick Yarnall is Pitt’s fifth player selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft. The Los Angeles Dodgers took Yarnall in the 35th round of the draft (No. 1061 overall) on Saturday...

Chicago White Sox draft Pitt’s Aaron Schnurbusch in 28th round

Outfielder Aaron Schnurbusch is Pitt's fourth player taken in the 2016 MLB Draft. Ian Flanagan | Contributing Editor
June 11, 2016

Pitt senior outfielder Aaron Schnurbusch became Pitt’s fourth player taken in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft on Saturday afternoon. Schnurbusch was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 28th...

Pitt’s Alex Kowalczyk drafted in 12th round by Texas Rangers

Alex Kowalczyk joins T.J. Zeuch and Charles LeBlanc as Pitt's third player selected in the 2016 MLB Draft. Jordan Mondell | Staff Photographer
June 11, 2016

Pitt catcher Alex Kowalczyk joined pitcher T.J. Zeuch and shortstop Charles LeBlanc as the third Panther selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft on Saturday afternoon. The Texas Rangers selected...

Texas Rangers draft Pitt shortstop Charles LeBlanc in 4th round

Shortstop Charles Leblanc (14) is Pitt's second player selected in the 2016 MLB Draft, joining T.J. Zeuch. Photo Courtesy of Linsey Fagan
June 10, 2016

Shortstop Charles LeBlanc is now the second Pitt Panther selected in the 2016 MLB Draft. The Texas Rangers drafted the Quebec native in the fourth round with the No. 129 overall pick in the draft on...

LeBlanc, Zeuch, Yarnall and Chentouf earn All-ACC honors

Charles LeBlanc was voted by the coaches as the best shortstop in the ACC in 2016. | Courtesy of Pitt Athletics
May 23, 2016

With their season coming to a close this past weekend, four Pitt Panthers earned All-ACC baseball honors on Monday afternoon. Sophomore shortstop Charles LeBlanc — who hails from Quebec — highlighted...

Leblanc, Harris earn player of the week honors

Kayla Harris prepares to throw to first base. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer
April 4, 2016

While only one of the two teams earned an ACC series win this weekend, players on both the Pitt softball and baseball teams earned conference honors Monday afternoon. The ACC recognized softball’s Kayla...

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