Pomona-Pitzer graduate excelling in the Appalachian League

Former Pomona-Pitzer baseball standout David Colvin is in his first year as a professional and is now pitching for the Seattle Mariners Rookie-League affiliate in Pulaski, Va.

Colvin, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound right-hander, is coming out of the bullpen for the team which is 19-22 overall. He has appeared in nine games, eight of those as a reliever. In 18 innings he has given up 16 hits, two earned runs and five walks with 17 strikeouts.

Colvin was drafted in the 27th round by the Seattle Mariners. He finished his career as the Pomona-Pitzer leader in wins with 35, strikeouts with 302, innings pitched with 369 and highest winning percentage at .833.

He also holds the single season record for strikeouts with 107 and shares the single season win record with 10 in 2010. He was named Second Team All-SCIAC in 2008 and First Team All-SCIAC in 2009, 2010 and 2011. He was named First Team All-West Region in 2010 and Second Team All-West Region in 2009 and 2011 and named Second Team All-American in 2010.