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    7 Josh Lewis  
    Josh Lewis

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mt. Airy, Md.

    High School:
    South Carroll

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 190

    Position:
    Pitcher

    B-T:
    R-R


    SENIOR YEAR (2006)
    Threw his second complete game of the season and the seventh of his career against Iowa (5/6), allowing three earned runs and matching a season-high seven Ks ... moved into the school's top spot on the all-time Big Ten innings pitched list and is tied for the most career Big Ten games started ... in no-decision at Penn State (4/29), pitched seven innings and allowed two earned on five hits with four punchouts ... with the start, became the school's all-time career leader in games started with 48 ... secured the third win of his career against Ohio State and his fourth of the season with six inning of work (4/22) ... gave up two earned runs on six hits with three Ks ... grabbed third victory with five innings of two-run ball (3 strikeouts, 1 walk) vs. Purdue (4/15) ... garnered his second win of the season, going seven innings with two runs, six hits, one walk and six strikeouts against Hartford (3/24) ... went six innings and punched out four batters with one base on balls vs. Illinois-Chicago (3/18) ... recorded his first career complete game victory over Northern Iowa (3/13) and threw his third career complete game ... held UNI to one run, scattering nine hits with no walks and seven strikeouts.

    JUNIOR YEAR (2005)
    One of four captains in 2006 ... led the team with seven wins, 13 starts, 82 2/3 innings pitched and 65 strikeouts ... closed out the season with a 7-5 record and a 4.03 ERA ... finished fifth in the Big Ten in strikeouts, tied for seventh in victories and 10th in innings pitched ... 13 starts tied for seventh on the school's single-season list, and his 38 career starts are eighth in school history ... 210 career innings are 17th in school history, 24 2/3 out of the top 10 ... went seven innings and gave up one earned run with no walks and six punchouts in win over Michigan State (5/7) ... netted career-high sixth win at Ohio State (4/29) ... in six innings vs. the Buckeyes, did not allow an earned run while scattering five hits and striking out seven ... earned fifth straight victory with 6 1/3-inning performance in Big Ten opener vs. Northwestern (4/2) ... allowed three earned runs while walking none and striking out eight ... won fourth straight decision against Longwood (3/26), striking out a career-high 10 batters in seven innings of work ... gave up three runs on five hits and two walks in the contest ... defeated Bowling Green (3/12) and Kent State (3/19) on the team's spring break trip ... turned in a dominating performance against Bowling Green, tossing eight innings of one-run baseball with five hits, no walks and seven strikeouts ... scattered eight hits and allowed one run with four punchouts en route to his first victory of the season over Arkansas-Little Rock (3/4).

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2004)
    Started 13 games, pitching 66 innings, the second-highest total on the team ... his 13 starts are tied for seventh place on IU's single-season list ... tied for the team lead with 42 strikeouts ... closed out the year with three victories ... picked up first win of the season with a six-inning performance against Cleveland State (3/5) ... did not allow an earned run, giving up only four hits ... threw a complete game at Northwestern (4/2), surrendering two runs while walking one and striking out five in eight innings ... at Michigan State (5/9), went six innings without allowing a hit in no decision.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2003)
    Pitched in 14 games and made 12 starts, including eight in Big Ten play ... selected to the All-Big Ten Tournament team after downing Northwestern (5/22) ... scattered just five hits and one run while striking out a season-high seven Wildcat batters in the game ... finished with a 5-2 record overall and a 4.55 ERA in 61 1/3 innings pitched ... his 35 strikeouts ranked third on the team ... pitched three complete games ... in addition to the Big Ten Tournament win over NU, went the distance at Iowa on 4/6 and at Ohio State (4/19) ... held the Hawkeyes to just four hits and one run while walking one and striking out six batters ... against the Buckeyes, gave up five hits and allowed two runs while recording three strikeouts ... limited opponents to a .255 batting average in Big Ten games and .240 overall ... his eight starts against league opponents tied him for the team lead.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Led South Carroll Cavaliers to the 3A Maryland State Championship ... was the winning pitcher in the semifinals and earned the save in the title game ... selected The Carroll County Times Player of the Year ... also a first team all-metro pick ... earned All-Central Maryland Conference and all-county honors ... graduated with honors ... was The Carroll County Times Outstanding Student-Athlete ... the son of Tom and Laurie Lewis ... one sister, Amanda and two brothers, Tom and Adam ... born April 9, 1984 ... sport marketing and management major.

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