Émilien Pitre - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 4


  • position INF
  • height 5-11
  • Weight 175
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Repentigny, Quebec, Canada
  • All-Cal Ripken Collegiate Summer League (2022)
  • Bethesda Big Train Golden Spikes Award (Summer, 2022)
  • Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball Summer League all-star (2022)
  • Dean’s List (Spring 2022)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2022)
  • Canadian Junior National Team (2020)

(Pronunciation: Eh-milly-en Pee-tray)


Played for the Bethesda Big Train of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League…Led the league in batting during the regular season with a .405 batting average…Was named First-Team All-CRCBL…Earned an all-star nod…Scored 24 runs…Had seven doubles, 20 RBI, 21 walks and six steals…Had a .973 OPS and .510 on-base percentage…Had a 15-game hitting streak.


Appeared in 11 games…Did not record a hit but scored three times as a pinch runner…Walked twice and did not strike out…Served as primary backup at shortstop.

Played for the Elmira Pioneers of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League…Despite very little live game action over the previous year due to the pandemic, really took off down the stretch…In his last eight games he batted .407 with four doubles, six RBI and four multi-hit games…Overall, batted .250 in 68 at-bats with eight runs, five doubles, 13 RBI, eight walks and two stolen bases with a .346 on-base percentage.

Ranked the No. 6 player in Quebec, Canada by Prep Baseball Report and the No. 17 player in Quebec by Perfect Game…Named to Perfect Game’s 2021 Preseason Canada/Puerto Rico Team…Participated in the 2019 PBR Futures Games with Team Canada…Played at Felix-Leclerc Secondary School in Repentigny, Quebec…Member of the Canadian Junior National Team in 2020…Won Canadian national championship in 2015 and 2017…Named the best hitter at the Canada Cup in 2019.

Full name is Emilien Joyal Pitre…Son of Patrice Pitre and Vivianne Joyal…Has two siblings, Roseline and Jules…French is first language and his high school was a French speaking school…Hometown is a suburb of Montreal.

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