2019 and 2021 DiamondDawgs pitcher Jimmy Joyce pitcher was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 16th round of the 2021 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
He earned All-Colonial Athletic Association Second Team honors as a pitcher for Hofstra this season and was an All-CAA Second Team honoree as a utility player in 2019.
Joyce made 42 appearances on the mound for the Pride during his career with 15 starts. He earned six victories, including three as a senior this season. All 11 of his appearances this season came as a starter and he pitched a career-best 73 innings in 2021, making his career total of 140 innings pitched. Joyce also tallied 125 strikeouts during his career, including 89 during the most recent campaign. He had a strong 3.70 earned run average as a senior.