7 Josh Lex
7 Josh Lex
Height: 5-11
Weight: 205
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Elk Grove, Calif.
Previous College: Sac. City Coll.
Position: OF
B/T: R/R
Sport: TR




About Lex

Versatile player expected to fill vital role at several positions ... will

see time in the outfield, at first base, designated hitter and catcher ...

enormously talented player is being counted on to step up during senior season

... worked during the Fall to iron out swing mechanics ... coaching staff is

looking for more consistency from Lex ... his improvement could make the Golden

Eagles a better offensive team.







Summer 2003

Played for the Peninsula Oilers in the Alaska League ... batted .229 in the

wooden bat league, with one home run and 10 RBI.







2003 Highlights (Junior)

Enjoyed solid debut season for the Golden Eagles despite battling nagging

injuries for much of the season ... named to the 2003 Mid-Con All-Tournament

team after hitting .500 (4-8) with two doubles and three RBI in three games ...

his two-run double broke open semifinal game against Southern Utah ... had an

RBI double in title game ... 6-for-14 with five RBI in Southern Utah series

(5/2-4)... 2-for-4 with an RBI in the opener and 2-for-4 with two RBI in the

second game ... broke out of month-long slump with nine RBI in four games at

Chicago State (4/26-27) ... 3-for-5 with four RBI in series opener ... also

belted a home run -- his first in six weeks -- in 21-2 win over the Cougars ...

2-for-5 with two RBI in ORU's win at No. 7 Miami (4/5) ... 2-for-3 with a pair

of RBI singles and two stolen bases against Missouri Southern (3/19) ... was

3-for-6 with a home run and three RBI at San Diego State (3/6) ... also hit home

runs at UTSA (2/22) and against Georgia (3/2) ... hit in seven straight games to

open the season ... 2-for-4 with an RBI in ORU's 7-6 win over No. 17 Kansas

(3/15).







At Sacramento City College

Helped Sac City to a runner-up finish in the California Community College

State Tournament in 2002 ... batted .305 with six home runs and 41 RBI in 43

games ... belted a pair of home runs during the state tournament ... hit .390

with three home runs as a freshman ... coached by Andy McKay.




High School

2000 graduate of Laguna Creek HS ... batted .513 with nine home runs and 16

stolen bases as a senior at LCHS ... named Delta League player of the year ...

lettered three seasons in football, winning team MVP honors as a sophomore and

senior ... coached in baseball by Mark Nill.







Personal

Full name is Joshua Gary Lex ... son of Janet and Gary Lex ... Business

major ... drafted in the 27th round by the Cleveland Indians in 2001 ... born

October 7, 1981.