41 - Ben Joseph
Ben Joseph
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: So.
Hometown: Newberry, Fla.
High School: Buchholz H.S.
Position: RHP
Major: Undeclared
Bats/Throws: R/R
Residential College: Silliman

2013: Made 12 appearances, including eight out of the bullpen and four starts … Finished with a 2-1 record and a 5.46 earned run average with 29 strikeouts, 33 walks, and 17 earned runs in 28.0 innings … Second on the team in strikeouts (29), appearances (12) and runners caught stealing (5) … Struck out a season-high eight batters and allowed just one earned run in 6.0 innings in a 5-2 win vs. Bucknell on March 13 … Struck out five batters in 1.2 innings of relief in a 3-2 loss at Fairfield on April 10. 

2012: Mainly a relief pitcher, made seven appearances with three starts, finishing with a 1-2 record with a 13.03 ERA, allowing nine hits and 14 runs (all earned) in 9? innings with 12 strikeouts. … Held opposing batters to a .257 average and right-handed hitters to a .190 average … With the bases empty, held opposing batters to a team-best .167 average … Recorded his first career victory on April 17 in a 7-4 home win over Sacred Heart, giving up only one hit and no runs with season-high six strikeouts in three innings of relief.

Before Yale: Four-year starter on the varsity baseball team at Buchholz High School... A 2009 Perfect Game Underclass All-American....All-Area First Team selection in his final three seasons... Team's Most Valuable Pitcher in 2009 and 2011... A 2011 FACA Florida All Star Game Selection... First-Team All-State selection in 2011 and an All-State Honorable Mention in 2009, as well as a Perfect Game All-Florida Region First Team selection in 2011 ... Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class with a 4.40 GPA, and is a member of National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society, and Mu Alpha Theta, a math honor society... Played for the South Florida Bandits Summer Baseball Organization.

At Yale: Resident of Silliman College. Undeclared major.