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Josh Conway
Josh Conway

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Smithsburg, Md.

High School:
Smithsburg HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Position:
RHP

Bats/Throws:
R/R


06/07/2013

Jacob May Drafted in 3rd Round by Chicago White Sox

May is the sixth-highest Chanticleer taken in the MLB Draft

06/05/2012

Josh Conway Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 4th Round

Conway is the seventh-highest pick in CCU history

06/05/2012

Tucker Frawley Drafted in 8th Round by Toronto Blue Jays

Frawley was a first team Academic All-America and 1 of 12 Semifinalists for the Johnny Bench Award

05/21/2012

Coastal's Bowman, Burke, Frawley and Gilmore Get Big South Honors; 8 Named All-Conference

Chanticleers took home the hardware for four of the Big South's five top individual awards.

05/16/2012

Tucker Frawley is Semifinalist for Johnny Bench Award

Frawley is third CCU catcher since 2008 to make semifinalist list

Enters his junior season with a career ERA of 2.92, which stands 10th on the CCU all-time list and fifth-best in the Division I era (since 1986) ... Made the 2011 Cape Cod All-Star team pitching for the Bourne Braves ... Listed as the 19th-best prospect in the Cape Cod League by Baseball America and the 30th-best by Perfect Game USA ... In the summer of 2011, went 2-0 with a 1.88 ERA in five starts. He also struck out 28, with just 10 walks allowed, in 28.2 innings.

2011 (So.): Ranked 119th in the NCAA in ERA (2.69), while ranking fifth in the Big South ... His 2.69 ERA ranks 10th on the CCU single-season list for the Division I era (since 1986) ... His eight wins ranked fifth in the Big South, while his 70 strikeouts and opponent batting average (.241) both were seventh-best ... For the season, was 8-2 with three saves in 20 appearances (12 starts) ... Pitched 77.0 innings with 70 strikeouts, 23 walks, 23 earned runs and 70 hits ... At the plate, batted .176 (13-for-74) with a double, triple and home run ... Was dominant in the midweek, moved to the closer role before returning as a starter at season's end ... Also played left field, third base, DH and first base ... Was named Big South Pitcher of the Week for his dominating performance at #18 College of Charleston, who entered with a .316 team batting average and being struck out just 6.6 times per game ... The sophomore struck out a career-high 12 batters in 5.2 innings, allowing just four hits, two runs (two solo home runs) and two walks ... After giving up a one-out, solo home run in the third, Conway struck out the next seven batters faced (striking out the side in the fourth) ... Overall after the home run, Conway sat down 10 straight Cougars, including a total of nine by strike out ... Conway struck out eight of the nine Cougars in the lineup at least once ... Conway, who also served as DH, went 1-for-4 with an RBI and run scored then played third base the last two innings in the win ... Continued to dominate on the mound in the Wake Forest win ... Had 1-2-3 innings in the first, second and fourth innings ... Only allowed two walks (both in the third inning) and one hit (a harmless leadoff double in the fifth), retiring 15 of the 18 batters he faced in 5.0 innings, while striking out six ...In the first San Diego game, played third and went 1-for-5 ... In the second San Diego game, started on the mound, got the win and pitched a career-high 7.1 innings ... Only allowed three hits without allowing a run or a walk with four strikeouts ... Came off the bench at The Citadel as a pinch runner, stayed in as the DH and moved to the mound to pitch a perfect ninth to earn the save ... Started in left field in the three games at Presbyterian, as well as closed the game on the mound Sunday ... Was 3-for-10 at the plate, going 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in game one ... Got Coastal back on track, getting a win in the High Point finale ... Pitched five innings in the start, allowing two hits and two unearned runs with a walk and five Ks ... Impressive again, getting a win over VMI ... Pitched 6.2 innings, scattering six hits for one run with zero walks and four strike outs ... Pitched the second game in the Radford series, going five scoreless and getting the win ... Gave up two hits to the first two batters of the game, putting runners on the corners, then struck out the side ... During Coastal's 43-inning scoreless streak, pitched 5.0 innings with five Ks, two walks ... Entered the Liberty game at the Big South Tournament with score tied at 2-2 .. Pitched a 1-2-3 ninth to get the win, improving to 8-1, versus Liberty in the Big South semifinal as CCU scored one in the bottom of the ninth.

2010 (Fr.): Named to the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year "Watch List" as presented by the College Baseball Foundation ... Played in 27 games, starting 12 - mostly as the designated hitter, while seeing 19 appearances on the mound, including five starts ... Batted .274 with 16 RBI in 62 at bats, hitting one double and three home runs ... Was 6-of-6 in stolen bases ... As a pitcher, was 2-0 with a 3.30 ERA and a save ... Was in on four combined shutouts ... Opponents only bated .232 off Conway and he struck out 33 in 46.1 innings ... Was the starter on the mound in the Chants' 25-7 win over Stony Brook (June 6) in the elimination game of the Myrtle Beach Regional, going four complete and allowing two hits and two runs ... His first game as a Chant, served as the starting DH, going 1-for-4 with two runs scored, while pitching a scoreless inning in relief, allowing one hit and striking out one ... Picked up his first career win, pitching 2.2 scoreless innings in relief versus Ball State ... Struck out three Cardinals and did not allow hit or walk ... Two outings later, pitched three innings in relief versus Illinois (Mar. 3) to earn his first save ... Struck out two and scattered four hits with one run and zero walks allowed versus the Illini ... First start on the mound came in a 7-3 win over The Citadel ... Pitched 4.2 innings, allowing two hits, three runs (two earned) and three walks with three strikeouts ... Started the third game of the weekend series versus UNC Asheville, a game CCU won 7-1 ... Left the game after five innings and the score tied at 1-1 as he scattered five hits with one run, one walk and four strikeouts ... Also started at Liberty, matching season highs with five innings pitched and four strikeouts, to earn his second win of the season in the 5-0 victory, allowing just two hits and one walk ... In the first two games versus Liberty, Conway served as the DH, going 3-for-7 with two RBI and two runs scored ... Hit a two-run home run, his first career round-tripper, in a win over UNC Wilmington, adding a sacrifice fly later in the game ... Was 1-for-2 with a home run in a win over Winthrop, scoring two runs and driving in a season-high four.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 42nd round of the 2009 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft ... Was a second team Rawlings All-American and the Washington County Player of the Year ... Was the Pitcher of the Year in the Tristate Area and the Player of the Year in the Monogacy Valley Athletic League ... Hit .500 with 29 runs scored and 16 stolen bases and had a 4-0 record with a 0.98 ERA his senior season ... Struck out 52 batters in 35 innings pitched in 2009 ... Earned the Nick Adenhart Memorial Scholarship ... Was the Most Valuable Player at the Brooks Robinson All-Star Classic ... Was a three-time All-Washington County first team selection ... Hit .462 with 23 RBI his junior season ... Drove in 26 runs with a .444 average his sophomore year at Smithsburg ... Played in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League in the summer of 2009 ... Also played on the Maryland Select summer team in 2008 ... Also played football and basketball at Smithsburg ... Was a first team All-MVAL wide receiver and defensive back his senior season ... Was an Honor Roll student at Smithsburg.

Personal: Born April 12, 1991 ... Son of Dave and Mindie Conway.

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