Four Penn State York baseball players earn PSUAC honors

Brendon Delridge
Brendon Delridge, No. 17, was named PSUAC East Pitcher of the Year for his performance during the 2019 baseball season at Penn State York. Image: Barbara Dennis

Pitcher of the Year

PSUAC East Pitcher of the Year went to Brendon Delridge, No. 17, a junior majoring in business. The York Suburban High School graduate went undefeated in the season, winning five games with a 2.13 earned run average (ERA). Delridge, also an infielder/outfielder, was named to the PSUAC East All-Conference 1st Team.  

1st Team Honors

PSUAC East All-Conference 1st Team honors also went to Brady Lefever, No. 4, a senior majoring in business. Lefever, an Elizabethtown High School graduate, had an impressive .381 batting average, and was a centerfielder and designated hitter for the team.  Austin Lehman, No.14, also earned 1st Team honors.  Lehman, a junior from Millersburg High School, had a .265 batting average.

John Fritz Sportsmanship Award

Alex Peters, No. 20, a senior majoring in communication arts and sciences, was named the recipient of the John Fritz Sportsmanship Award in baseball. Peters, from Patterson Mills High School in Bel Air Maryland, was recognized by the Penn State University Athletic Conference with this award named in honor  of John Fritz, retired PSUAC commissioner, who was considered the epitome of a team player and who had a true love for the Blue and White. The award recognizes excellent sportsmanship.

The team fell just short of the playoffs with an overall record of 9-8.