NECC Baseball’s Imbriano Named National Pitcher of the Week

NECC baseball’s Corey Imbriano takes the field in Florida. (Photo courtesy of Dan Blair)

Northern Essex Community College Knights baseball player Corey Imbriano is getting national recognition.

The Wakefield sophomore was named the National Pitcher of the Week by the National Junior College Athletic Association that Northern Essex is a part of.

Right hander Imbriano made his season debut with the Knights Saturday during the team’s game against Minnesota’s Vermilion Community College. Imbriano struck out 11 batters over six innings.

The weekend matchup opened the Knights’ five-game series in Florida.

The team currently holds a 5-5 record.