Rick Krivda – Baseball

  • A graduate of McKeesport High School and California University of PA
  • A dominant southpaw pitcher at California, setting a single season victory record as a Freshmen in 1989
  • Led the Vulcans to a strong finish in the PSAC Tournament and a final four appearances
  • In 1990, he set a school strikeout record, highest in NCAA Division II, and was named a D-II All-American
  • Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles and named their Minor League Player of the year in 1992
  • His professional baseball career included the Orioles playoff run in 1996 and a successful minor league record
  • In 2000, he was member of the USA’s Gold Medal-winning Olympic team in Sydney, Australia
  • Inducted into the California University of PA Hall of Fame in 2003