Josh Poytress
Josh  Poytress

Fowler, Calif.

High School:
Fowler HS


Fresno State: (2010) Made 21 appearances and lead the team in starts with 16 ... sported a 6-6 record ... had an ERA of 5.87 with 60 strikeouts ... threw his first complete game shutout against San Jose State on May 14 ... pitched a team high 76.2 innings ... threw a career-high 7.1 innings on April 9 against Hawai'i ... struck out a career-high against Hawai'i on April 9 ... second-team All-WAC selection. (2009) Earned eight starts and appeared in 20 games as a freshman ... had a 2-2 record with a 4.25 ERA ... threw 42.1 innings striking out 30 batters ... allowed only four home runs ... threw a career-high six innings against UC Davis on April 1 ... struck out a career-high four batters against CS Bakersfield, UC Davis, New Mexico State and Sacramento State.

Fowler HS: Lettered four years in baseball ... recorded 219 strikeouts at Fowler High School ... first-team all-league in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ...league MVP in 2006 and 2007 ... two-time all-state selection in 2007 and 2008 ... helped Fowler win three consecutive Valley championships.

Personal: Born on July 20, 1990 in Fresno, Calif. ... parents are Karyn Poytress and Harold Poytress ...has two brothers, Jordan and Jeremy, and a sister, Tori ... drafted by the Houston Astros in the 16th round ... biggest athletic thrill winning three Valley championships ... favorite athlete is Brady Quinn because he is everything an athlete should be, hard work, strong faith, and heart.

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