JCCs Espino to play for DII East Stroudsburg
Jefferson Community College sophomore Nicolas Espino has committed to play NCAA Division II baseball at Pennsylvanias East Stroudsburg University next year on an athletic scholarship.
Espino, a native of the Bronx, led the Cannoneers with a .395 batting average and 32 stolen bases from the leadoff spot as a freshman last season.
The 6-foot second baseman finished the year with 63 hits and drove in 30 runs. He ranked second in Region 3 in stolen bases.
This season, Espino has started in each of JCCs first six games and is hitting for a .353 average in 17 at-bats to go with four RBIs and four walks.
East Stroudsburg competes in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and went 24-21-1 last season.