#8 - Josh Alford
Position: RHP
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Midlothian, Va.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Previous School: Trinity Episcopal
Bats/Throws: R/R

JOSH ALFORD - CAREER STATISTICS
Year ERA W-L
APP.
GS
CG
SHO
SV
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
OPP AVG.
WP
HBP
20098.240-211100/0019.2342318611.38625
20106.750-09000/0013.117151057.29225
2011
3.210-024000/0028.023131069.24016
2012
8.68 1-0 12 0 0 0/1 0 9.1 17 10 9 2
4
.425
1 1
Totals
6.01
1-2
56
1
0
0/1
0
70.1
91
61
47
19
31
.323
6
17

 

GENERAL

  • Extremely gifted athlete who can help the Black & Gold in numerous ways
  • Powerful right arm will supply valuable depth at the back end of the Rams bullpen
  • Sidearm delivery allows for him to pitch almost every day

2012/SENIOR

  • Made 12 appearances out of the bullpen
  • Finished the season with a 1-0 record and a 8.68 ERA
  • Threw a season-high two innings in a game at Hofstra (3/17)

2011/JUNIOR

  • Made 24 appearances for the Black & Gold
  • Finished the season with a 3.21 ERA in 28.0 innings pitched

2010/SOPHOMORE

  • Appeared in 17 games, making two starts in the field for the Black & Gold
  • Made nine appearances on the hill for the Rams in 2010, all out of the bullpen
  • Finished the season with 13.1 innings pitched and seven strikeouts; also drove in three runs at the plate for VCU
  • Limited Western Kentucky to one hit over two scoreless innings with one strikeout (3/19)
  • Tossed three scoreless innings allowing just one hit against UNC Wilmington (5/1)
  • Picked up a season-high two strikeouts against VMI (4/28)
  • Pitched a season-long 3.1 innings against conference rival James Madison (5/21)

2009/FRESHMAN

  • The two-way product appeared in 31 games with 23 starts in the field
  • Finished the season with a .281 batting average
  • Recorded 27 hits with 11 RBI and four doubles
  • In a double header against Long Island (2/27), he went 5-for-6 with three RBI, a run and three walks
  • Came off the bench and went 2-for-2 with a double, run and RBI against ODU (5/9)
  • Went 2-for-5 with a double and a run against Delaware (5/15)
  • Registered a hit in nine of his first 10 games as a Ram
  • Offensively, posted a season-high two walks against Long Island (2/27)
  • Made 11 appearances on the mound with one start
  • Logged 19.2 innings and tallied 11 strikeouts

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Four-sport athlete for nearby Trinity Episcopal
  • Played five years of baseball, four years of football, four years of basketball and one year of volleyball
  • Helped the Titans reach the State Quarterfinals in each of his final three baseball seasons
  • Named MVP and captain of his baseball squad for his junior and senior seasons
  • Was First-Team All-Conference and First-Team All-State in baseball for his final two years
  • Current Trinity Episcopal record holder for single-season home runs with eight, set during his senior campaign
  • Earned First-Team All-State honors in football during his final three years

PERSONAL

  • Son of Tom and Lynn Alford
  • Born July 10, 1989
  • Majoring in biology at VCU
  • Uncle, Dale Travis, was a basketball standout at Christopher Newport University


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