Joe Manesiotis Tabs Mercyhurst University To Play College Baseball

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North Allegheny senior Joe Manesiotis will continue his baseball career at Division II Mercyhurt University in Erie next season. Manesiotis announced his verbal commitment on Saturday night via Twitter.

As a sophomore in 2019, Manesiotis played in eight games for a Tiger team that reached the PIAA semifinals and posted a .250 batting average with three runs and two RBI. The outfielder did not have an opportunity to play as a junior in the spring of 2020 due to COVID-19.

Manesiotis will join a Mercyhurst program that is a perennial challenger in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. In their last full season of action in 2019, the Lakers went 36-16 and reached the NCAA Division II College World Series.