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      Josh Alley
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Anna, Ill.

High School:
Anna-Jonesboro

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
OF

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/L

2005 - JUNIOR
Tennessee's leadoff hitter for 57 contests in 2005 finished with a .324 batting average, 82 hits, three homers and 45 RBIs ... Started 66 of Tennessee's 67 games ... Had 22 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games ... Enjoyed a 17-game hit streak that was the longest such streak of the season by any Vol ... Ranked ninth in the SEC in on-base percentage (.446), fifth in runs scored (70), tied for ninth in doubles (19), second in walks (54) and third in steals (25) ... Named to the Minute Maid College Classic All-Tournament Team after logging five hits, one RBI and one stolen base during UT's three games in the Houston event ... Hit a two-run home run vs. Tennessee Tech Feb. 22 ... Tallied four hits, two runs, two RBIs and a steal vs. James Madison Feb. 25 ... Had back-to-back four-RBI games vs. Radford March 11-12, totaling five hits and five runs in those two wins (his second homer of the season was a two-run blast on the12th) ... His final home run was a solo shot vs. Ole Miss March 27 ... Logged two RBIs on three hits during an 18-2 victory at Kentucky April 8 ... Went 4-for-4 with three runs and two RBIs vs. Tennessee Temple April 26 ... Went 4-for-5 with five RBIs and three runs as UT beat Georgia 16-3 May 20 ... Hit .341 vs. left-handers and .315 against right-handers while batting .346 with runners on base.

2004 - SOPHOMORE
Leadoff hitter for most of the season who led the Vols in runs scored (54) and walks (37) while ranking second in doubles (19) and home runs (5) and third in hits (66) ... Batted .301 with 25 RBI while being successful in 15 of 20 base-stealing attempts ... Ranked 10th in the SEC in steals and tied for seventh in walks ... Played in 57 games, making 55 starts (51 in center, four in left) ... Handles the bat well as he collected a team-high seven bunt hits ... Had 18 multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games ... Reeled off a career-best nine-game hitting streak from March 28-April 11, batting .353 ... Also posted two six-game hitting streaks during the season ... Had his top game of season against Eastern Michigan G2 Feb. 28 by going 5-for-6 with a school-record-tying three doubles, three runs scored and two RBI ... Had a two-home run game with three RBI vs. Eastern Michigan G1 Feb. 28 ... Opened season with three hits and a home run against Morehead State ... Also hit home runs against Niagara G2 and Kentucky April 2 ... Had a 4-for-4 game with two doubles against LSU April 23 ... Also had a three-hit contest versus Vanderbilt May 7 ... Showed flashes with the leather as he saved a home run at Mississippi State March 20 ... Hit a two-run double to cap a three-run eighth in UT's 14-11 win over Miami ... Batted .286 with 10 doubles, a home run and 10 RBI in SEC play ... Hit .111 in the SEC tournament and was limited to one game in the NCAA tournament ... Hit .367 against left-handers, .256 versus right-handers and .295 with runners in scoring position.

2003 - FRESHMAN
A solid athlete who improved with every game ... Started 32 of 48 games played in left field as a true freshman ... Posted solid numbers, finishing second on the team with a .313 average ... Hit one home run with 21 RBI and 10 steals ... The No. 2 hitter in the lineup proved to be patient at the plate by drawing 22 walks with just 10 strikeouts ... Batted .289 with 13 RBI in SEC play ... Collected 12 multi-hit and four multi-RBI games ... Had a season-high three hits, three RBI and three runs scored with only home run at UNC Asheville April 29 (a three-run shot) ... Hit safely in four straight games four times ... Went 2-for-2 with both doubles on the season against Louisville March 4 ... Had his best month at the plate in April when he hit .373 ... Was capable off the bench as well, hitting .320 ... Hit .417 against left-handers, .290 versus right-handers and .342 with runners in scoring position ... Was 4-for-7 as a pinch hitter and had nine two-out RBI.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a three-sport letterman at Anna-Jonesboro High School in Anna, Ill., playing baseball, basketball and football ... Helped baseball team to three conference and regional titles from 2000-02 ... Rated as the No. 8 player in the state of Illinois by Baseball America ... Hit .390 with 13 doubles, one home run, 21 steals and 49 RBI during senior season as team reached the state semifinals ... Was 5-1 on the hill with a 2.70 ERA, striking out 52 in 36.1 innings, while tossing his fourth career no-hitter ... Set a school record by driving in nine runs with two home runs as part of a 3-for-4 day ... Also hit for the cycle in one game ... The center fielder hit .557 with three home runs, 25 RBI and 33 stolen bases as junior, while posting a .574 average as a sophomore with three home runs, 26 RBI and 49 steals ... Also saw time on the hill with a 6-1 slate and a 2.14 ERA with 44 strikeouts in 36 innings ... Was named team MVP for three consecutive years, while garnering All-Conference honors three times ... A two-time All-South selection, he was named All-State, Southern Illinoisan Player of the Year and to the Chicago Tribune All-State team following his junior campaign ... Coached by Eric Willis ... Played three years at point guard on the varsity basketball team, averaging 18 ppg and 5 rpg as a junior ... Helped lead football team to a conference championship as a sophomore ... Squad reached the quarterfinals in the playoffs, finishing with a 9-3 mark.

PERSONAL
Full name is Joshua Cain Alley ... Born Sept. 6, 1983, in Carbondale, Ill. ... Son of Jacob and Diana Alley ... Has one brother, Jake, who pitched at Southern Illinois University ... Academic major: Sociology.

Year
Avg
GP
GS
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
TB
SLG
BB
HBP
SO
GDP
OB%
SF
SH
SB
ATT
PO
A
E
FLD
2003
.313
48
32
131
20
41
2
1
1
21
48
.366
22
4
10
3
.424
1
2
10
15
73
3
1
.987
2004
.301
57
55
219
54
66
19
2
5
25
104
.475
37
4
15
6
.412
0
3
15
20
119
3
5
.961
2005
.324
67
66
253
70
82
19
2
3
45
114
.451
54
3
25
5
.446
2
5
25
30
134
1
1
.993
Totals
.313
172
153
603
144
189
40
5
9
91
266
.441
113
11
50
14
.429
3
10
50
65
326
7
7
.979

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