Andrew Dietz
Chestnut Hill College standout Andrew Dietz has inked a deal with the Florence Y'alls of the Frontier League and will make his professional debut on Wednesday. 

The Warrington native enjoyed the best season of his career at Chestnut Hill in 2022, finishing with a .424 batting average, the second-highest single-season mark in program history. His average ranked second in the CACC and 24th among all NCAA Division II baseball players this season. He also led the CACC with a .708 slugging percentage. 

On the rubber, Dietz finished with a 6-3 CACC record and tossed a league-high five complete games. He ranked fifth in the CACC with 63 strikeouts and seventh with a 4.72 earned run average while throwing a league-high 66.2 innings. 

Dietz was honored with First Team ABCA honors at the utility position. He also earned postseason accolades from the NCBWA. 

Dietz's 186 career hits are a Chestnut Hill program record. 

In other news 
The Philadelphia Catholic League announced Tuesday that Tri-State Elite Umpires Association will staff all regular season baseball games at the freshman, junior varsity, and varsity levels beginning in 2023. 

"The Philadelphia Catholic League is excited to partner with the Tri-State Elite Umpires Association," said PCL Chairman and Father Judge Athletic Director Jake Serfass. "Their focus on developing new umpires is unmatched in our area. We are committed to the overall student-athlete experience and safety across our league. This partnership will further strengthen one of the best leagues in the state." 

John Gallante, president of Tri-State Elite Umpires Association, will handle assigning duties as the PCL's new Coordinator of Baseball Umpires.

Tri-State Elite Umpires Association has a roster of more than 500 umpires across the Mid-Atlantic region. The organization has handled over 300,000 assignments since forming in 2012. 

Gallante, a South Jersey native, also serves as Perfect Game's Director of Umpiring for the Northeast Region.
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