Former Badger & Pima baseball standout Kristian Samorano to play for Benedictine at Mesa

Kristian Samorano (Courtesy Photo)

Former Tucson High and Pima baseball standout Kristian Samorano will continue his college career playing for Benedictine University at Mesa. The Redhawks went 40-18 last year.


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