Mahwah, NJ: The Cincinnati Reds selected Ramapo College junior right hand pitcher Cory Heitler in the 34th round of the MLB draft (1,009th overall). Heitler became the third Roadrunner to be selected in the MLB Draft in the last six years while he was one of 11 NCAA Division III athletes selected over the last three days.
Heitler set the single season strikeout record at Ramapo with his 112th of the season during the NCAA Regional Tournament. Heitler finished the season with 113 strikeouts in 84.2 innings pitched. He tallied a 2.34 ERA along with an 8-2 win/loss record while he made 12 appearances on the mound and four complete games. He fired two shutouts while opponents batted .174 against him. Heitler, who recorded the third no-hitter in program history this season, also earned D3baseball.com Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second Team and NJAC Second Team All-Conference honors this season. Heitler also became just the third pitcher in program history to record over 100 strikeouts in a single season.
2018 - Cory Heitler, Cincinnati Reds, 34th Round, No. 1,009 overall
2016 - Joe Venturino, Seattle Mariners, 36th Round, No. 1,077 overall
2013 - PJ Cerreto, Cincinnati Reds, 40th Round, No. 1,215 overall