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      Joey Rosas
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cottonwood, Ariz.

High School:
Mingus Union

Last College:
Yavapai (Ariz.) College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 177

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L

2009-Senior
Made three relief appearances on the season with a 0-1 record and a 30.38 ERA...Recorded four strikeouts and six walks in 2 2/3 innings of action...Made two appearances in SEC play...Allowed two runs on two hits against Oregon State on Feb. 21...Did not pitch again until a two-inning outing at Kentucky when he surrendered four runs on two hits...Closed out the season with a rough outing against South Carolina May 10.

2008 - JUNIOR
First-year Vol made a team-high 23 appearances with five starts ... Posted a 6.33 ERA as a starter and a 6.83 ERA as a reliever ... Averaged 2.19 innings per appearance and posted a 1.2 strikeout-to-walk ratio ... Left-handers hit .241 against him while right-handers batted .330 ... All 10 of his SEC appearances came in relief, and he posted a 2-2 conference record with a 4.50 ERA in 20 innings of league action ... Earned a win in his Tennessee debut, allowing one run on three hits with five strikeouts in a five-inning start against Morehead State on Feb .24 ... Allowed one run on two hits during a solid one-inning relief appearance in the Vols' come-from-behind win over third-ranked Texas at Houston's Minute Maid Park on Feb 29 ... Suffered his first loss March 5 against James Madison after surrendering four runs on three hits during a 2 1/3-inning start ... Made brief relief appearances against Middle Tennessee (March 11) and Presbyterian (March 12) ... Earned a no-decision during a 5 1/3-inning start March 18 at Lipscomb in which he allowed two runs (one earned) on six hits with a season-high six strikeouts ... Struck out a pair during two hitless innings at Georgia March 21 ... Allowed four runs on five hits through three innings of relief at Auburn March 28 ... Made a brief appearance at Tennessee Tech April 1 ... Notched his first SEC win April 5 by tossing 3 2/3 shutout innings against Florida ... Endured a rough start at ETSU April 9, giving up seven runs on seven hits through 3 2/3 innings and earning a no-decision ... Allowed no runs on one hit while pitching two innings of relief against Alabama April 13 for his third win of the year ... Made separate relief outings of 1 1/3 innings against Middle Tennessee (April 15) and at Arkansas (April 20) ... Pitched 2/3 inning against ETSU April 23 ... Took the loss at Mississippi State April 25 despite allowing just one run on one hit through 1 1/3 innings out of the bullpen ... Made a second appearance in the MSU series on April 27, tossing 1/3 inning in the series-finale ... Pitched 2/3 inning of hitless relief against Western Carolina April 29 ... Worked multiple innings in separate relief stints against Vanderbilt (May 3), Belmont (May 7) and Kentucky (May 10) ... Recorded his fourth win with a strong five-inning start against Furman on May 13, allowing two runs on five hits with a season-high-tying six Ks ... Closed out the season with a 2/3 inning outing at South Carolina May 17.

YAVAPAI COLLEGE

2007 - SOPHOMORE
Posted a 7-5 record to tie for the team lead in wins ... Made 13 starts and two relief appearances, totaling a team-high 80.1 innings pitched ... Fashioned a 4.26 ERA with 74 strikeouts and 36 walks ... Earned ACCAC Pitcher of the Week honors after going 2-0 on the week, with both wins coming in ACCAC play ... He hurled a complete-game shutout vs. Pima, in which he allowed just two hits and struck out seven before allowing one run on five hits with six Ks in a win over Central Arizona on his way to POW acclaim ... The Roughriders posted a 33-22 record ... Was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 43rd round of the 2007 MLB draft (1,285th overall pick).

2006 - FRESHMAN
Finished with an impressive 8-0 record and a 1.89 ERA in 62.0 innings of action ... Ranked third in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference in wins and 10th in ERA ... The Roughriders finished the regular season with an overall record of 47-9 (32-6 ACCAC) and lost to Walters State (Tenn.) CC in the 2006 NJCAA Division I Baseball National Championship game ... Was selected by the Washington Nationals in the ninth round of the 2006 MLB draft (271st overall pick).

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood, Ariz., where he was coached by Bob Young ... Posted a 12-1 record and a 2.17 ERA as a senior in 2005 ... Also hit .465 his senior year with seven home runs ... Helped lead Mingus Union to back-to-back region titles in 2004 and 2005 ... Mingus Union turned in a top-eight finish in the 2005 state tournament.

PERSONAL
Full name is Joey Thomas Rosas ... Born Jan. 5, 1987, in Page, Ariz. ... Son of Cindy and Frank Ohlwiler ... Academic major: Psychology.

CAREER HIGHS
Innings pitched-Starter: 5.1 at Lipscomb 3/18/08
Innings pitched-Reliever: 3.2 vs. Florida 4/5/08 G2
Strikeout High (2008/Career): 6, 2x (last vs. Furman 5/13/08)
Walk High (2008/Career): 4, 2x (last vs. James Madison 3/5/08)

YearERAW-LAppGSCGSHO/CBOSVIPHRERBBSO2B3BHRBFB/AvgWPHBPSFASHABK
20086.62 4-3 23 5 0 0/0 0 50.1 56 38 37 40 47 14 2 10 238 .293 5 4 2 1 0
2009 30.38 0-1 3 0 0 0/0 0 2.2 6 9 9 6 4 1 0 3 20 .429 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 7.81 4-4 26 5 0 0/0 0 53.0 62 47 46 46 51 15 2 13 258 .302 5 4 2 1 0
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