Princeton head baseball coach Scott Bradley announced the
addition of six student-athletes to join the team for the 2013 season. The
Class of 2016 is made up of: Billy Arendt, Chris Bodurian, Danny Hoy, Andres
Larramendi, Cameron Mingo and Luke Strieber. In addition to the six newcomers,
the program also invited freshmen Andrew Christie and Sammy Gonzales-Luna to
join the team this fall.
"We are really excited about the group of freshmen that are
joining us this year. We've lost quite a bit of talent the last couple of years
and we feel that there are going to be some opportunities for some of these
guys to earn immediate playing time. We have six recruited players in Danny,
Billy and Andres, who are all position players, and Chris, Luke and Cameron, who
are pitchers. We also invited Sammy and Andrew to work out with us this fall
and to be part of our team," said Bradley.
Billy Arendt • INF
R/R • 5-11/170 • Houston, Texas/Second Baptist
A four-year letterwinner and starter at Second Baptist, infielder
Billy Arendt heads to Princeton behind a decorated prep career. In 2012, he was
named a Louisville Slugger and Under Amour Pre-Season High School All-America.
Arendt also earned numerous conference and regional accolades at Second
Baptist, including All-Houston Private Schools-4A Hitter of the Year and TAPPS
4A All-District MVP honors. As a junior, Arendt was named to the Perfect Game
Top 1000, and was an Under Amour Pre-Season All-America and TAPPS 4A All-State
Chris Bodurian • LHP
L/L • 6/2/200 • Bethesda, Md./St. Alban's
The lone lefty in this year's class, Chris Bodurian was a
three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at St. Alban's School. The pitcher
was an ESPNHS Pre-Season All-District selection in the Washington, D.C. metro
region and a 2011 All-IAC selection. St. Alban's, the alma mater of former
Tiger Matt Bowman, was IAC and DC Classic Champions in 2010. Bodurian also stole
22 bases as a senior and drove in 60 runs over his varsity career.
Andrew Christie • C
R/R • 5-8/210 • Mendham, N.J./Delbarton
Andrew Christie looks to add depth to the catcher position
for the Tigers in 2013. During his two-year starting career at Delbarton, he
was a 2012 All-NJAC First Team and All-Morris County Second Team honoree.
Christie helped guide the Green Waves to the 2012 Morris County and Northwest
Jersey Athletic Conference Championships.
Sammy Gonzales-Luna • C
R/R • 5-8/175 • Houston, Texas/Lamar
The younger brother of former Tiger captain Noel '10, Sammy
Gonzales-Luna will bolster the catching position in 2013. Gonzales-Luna was a
two-year letterwinner and starter at Lamar Senior High School, earning
All-District Second Team honors in 2012. As a senior he also was an Academic
Danny Hoy • INF
R/R • 5-8/175 • Sellersville, Pa./Germantown Academy
A three-time all-league selection, infielder Danny Hoy joins
sister, Jen '13 a current Tiger women's soccer player, at Princeton in 2012-13. A
four-year letterwinner and three-year starter, Hoy was the Pennsylvania State
Gatorade Player of the Year runnerup in 2012. As a senior, he was an all-city,
all-area, all-region, All-State and All-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection. As
a sophomore, he helped guide Germantown to a 29-2 record and the state
Andres Larramendi • C
R/R • 6-1/205 • Chappaqua, N.Y./Horace Greeley
A four-year starter at Horace Greeley, catcher Andres
Larramendi is coming off a very successful prep career. A 2011 Louisville
Slugger All-America Honorable Mention, Larramendi concluded his high school
career earning all-league, all-section and All-State honors. He was also named
to the MSG Varsity Westchester All-Star Team. In 2010, Larramendi helped lead
HGHS to the league championship.
Cameron Mingo • RHP
R/R • 6-4/180 • Eden
Prairie, Minn./Eden Prairie
An ESPN All-State selection, right-handed pitcher Cameron
Mingo will look to contribute immediately to the Princeton bullpen. A two-year
starter at Eden Prairie, he was an all-conference, all-metro, All-State,
Coaches All-State and 2012 High School All-State Tournament Team selection.
Mingo also earned Lion's All-Star accolades and was a Golden Eagle Award
Finalist. In 2012, he went 5-1, with a 0.95 ERA over 66 innings, as Eden
Prairie finished third in the state.
Luke Strieber • RHP
R/R • 6-2/180 • Boerne, Texas/Boerne Champion
A three-time all-district honoree, including two first-team
nods, Luke Strieber is coming off a 90 strikeout senior season. Behind a 1.14
ERA over 80 innings pitched, Strieber guided Boerne Champion High School to the
Texas State 4A Regional Finals and past the No. 1 ranked team in the nation
according to ESPN as a senior. He earned all-area honors twice and in 2012 was
named a Perfect Game All-Texas Region Honorable Mention selection.
The Tiger newcomers will look to have an immediate impact in
2013, as Princeton vies for its eighth Ivy League title.