9 - Josh Cox
Josh Cox
Birth Date: 06/26/1986
Height: 5-9
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gainesville, Fla.
High School: Oak Hall School
Position: OF
2008: Unanimous First Team All-Ivy selection...Second Team All-New England...Named Second Team Academic All-District by CoSIDA and ESPN The Magazine...Shared team MVP honors...Won the William Neely Mallory Award as Yale's top graduating senior male athlete...Only Bulldog to start all 45 games, starting every game in center field for the second straight season...Missed just three innings all season, and was in center for all but five...Led the Ivy League with a school-record 72 hits while also setting a new school mark with 191 at-bats...Placed second in the Ivy League with 21 stolen bases...Hit a career-high .377 and led Yale in runs scored (38) and doubles (14)...Had at least one hit in all but nine games, including 24 multi-hit efforts...Had a 15-game hitting streak from March 18-April 5, during which he hit .426...Had 10 multi-hit games during the streak, including spans of five straight and four straight. 2007: Honorable mention All-Ivy...Second Team All-New England...Started all 43 games in center field...Served as the team's primary leadoff hitter for the second straight year, batting first 36 times...Placed third on the squad with 56 hits and a .324 batting average...Went 24-for-28 in stolen base attempts...Tied the school record with 173 at-bats, and moved into seventh on the single-season list with 24 stolen bases...Had a span of 17 consecutive swipes without being caught from March 17-April 10...Posted three hits in three straight games from March 12-14, and had six straight multi-hit games from March 12-17...Finished a home run short of the cycle, going 4-for-4 with three RBIs, three runs scored and three stolen bases against Sacred Heart on April 10. 2006: Served as the team's primary leadoff hitter...Appeared in 44 games and started 42...Swiped 14 bases in 15 attempts...Finished third on the squad in at-bats (166), runs (28), hits (50) and RBIs (28)...Hit .301 and smacked 12 doubles, two triples and a home run...Went 3-for-5 with three RBIs in win over Valparaiso (March 9)...Moved into the leadoff spot at South Carolina (March 15) and hit first career home run in the game...Played four different positions during the season. 2005: Played in 23 games, making nine starts...Notched first career hit on March 11 against Georgetown...Had first career multi-hit game on April 12 against NYIT. Before Yale: Voted 2A Player of the Year in Florida as a senior...Hit better than .600 and stole more than 60 bases in just 35 games that season.
Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2005....  .184  23-9     38    6    7   1   0   0    3    8  .211   4   1  13   0  .279   0   3   3-6     16  25   2  .953
2006....  .301  44-42   166   28   50  12   2   1   28   69  .416  11   2  21   0  .346   3   2  14-15    64   9   6  .924
2007....  .324  43-43   173   37   56  12   4   0   16   76  .439  14   1  35   5  .376   1   2  24-28    94   2   6  .941
2008....  .377  45-45   191   38   72  14   2   0   14   90  .471   9   6  22   2  .422   0   1  21-25    97   1   3  .970
TOTAL...  .326 155-140  568  109  185  39   8   1   61  243  .428  38  10  91   7  .378   4   8  62-74   271  37  17  .948