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Josh Watson

Josh  Watson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Martin HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
OF

Experience:
2L


06/24/2017

TCU CWS Run Comes Up Short

TCU finishes season 50-18

06/24/2017

TCU Forces Decisive Game With Win

Charles King picks up first career victory

06/22/2017

Wymer, TCU Shine In 4-3 Victory

Wymer throws 4 1/3 shutout innings

06/10/2017

Skoug Powers TCU To Game 1 Win

Feltman tallies nation-leading 17th save

06/06/2017

TCU Is Super Once Again

Horned Frogs are headed to fourth straight Super Regional

06/23/2017

College World Series: TCU 9, Florida 2

TCU topped Florida, 9-2, at the 2017 College World Series on Friday, June 23.

06/22/2017

College World Series: TCU 4, Louisville 3

TCU topped Louisville, 4-3, in an elimination game at the 2017 College World Series on Thursday, June 22.

06/20/2017

College World Series: TCU 4, Texas A&M 1

TCU baseball topped Texas A&M, 4-1, at the 2017 College World Series on Tuesday, June 20.

06/18/2017

College World Series: Florida 3, TCU 0

TCU dropped the 2017 College World Series opener to Florida, 3-0, on Sunday, June 18.

06/05/2017

TCU vs DBU (NCAA Regional, Game 6)

TCU and DBU play in Game 6 of the Fort Worth Regional.

Career Honors
• 2016 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
• 2016 Baseball America, Perfect Game and D1baseball.com2nd-team Freshman All-American
• 2016 Big 12 All-Tournament team
• 2016 Honorable Mention All-Big 12

2017 (Sophomore)
Was one of three Horned Frogs to play in and start all 68 games... all 68 starts came in left field... tallied a base hit in 40 games and reached base safely in 56... recorded 14 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI contests... drove in 38 runs, including 15 with two outs... tallied 11 doubles, one triple and one home run... stole seven bases in 11 tries... was one of four Frogs to draw over 40 walks (43)... led the team with seven sacrifice flies... also paced the team with six outfield assists... had RBIs in back-to-back games against Penn State (Feb. 18-19)... commenced a 13 game hitting streak with a base knock against Arizona State on Feb. 25... hit .346 (18-for-52) during the streak... had two hits and drove in two runs against Rice (Feb. 28)... collected for hits in the Shriner's Hospitals for Children College Classic (March 3-5)... went 2-for-3 with a double and a season-high 4 RBIs in the win at UC Irvine (March 12)... went 2-for-4 at Long Beach State (March 14)... had two hits and drove in a run in the series opener against Kansas (March 17)... went 4-for-8 in the midweek series against UTRGV (March 28-29)... doubled twice as part of three hits and drove in three runs against the Vaqueros on March 29... recorded three hits and drove in a pair of runs in the series at Kansas State (March 31-April 2)... doubled and drove in three runs at UT Arlington (April 4)... had three hits in the series at West Virginia (April 14-16)... drove in two runs in the series win over Baylor (April 21-23)... went 2-for-5 in the season-opener against Texas (May 5)... doubled and drove in a run as part of two hits at Oklahoma on May 13... drove in two runs in the series finale against the Sooners (May 14)... went 1-for-3 and drove in two against UT Arlington (May 16)... had two hits in the opener at Cal (May 18)... had three hits and drove in two runs in the Big 12 Tournament (May 24-27)... also tallied a pair of outfield assists in the tournament... doubled twice and drove in two runs in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional opener against Central Connecticut State (June 3)... hit his lone home run and drove in three runs in the Regional Championship game against Dallas Baptist (June 5)... went 1-for-6 with two walks and a run scored in the NCAA Fort Worth Super Regional against Missouri State (June 10-11)... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a triple in TCU's win over Florida in the College World Series (June 23).

2016 (Freshman)
One of four Horned Frogs to play in and start all 67 games... every start came in left field... tied for the team lead and ranked third in the Big 12 with 11 home runs on the season... is the first freshman since the 2006 season to lead the team in home runs... ranked second in the Big 12 with a team-leading five triples... ranked eighth in the league and third on the team with 52 runs scored... totaled 68 hits on the season... drew 43 walks on the season en route to posting a .398 slugging percentage... collected 17 multi-hit games and 14 multiple-RBI contests... reached base safely in 56 games and tallied a hit in 47... tallied 44 RBIs on the year, 19 of which came with two outs... tripled as part of a three hit game in his collegiate debut on Feb. 19 against Loyola Marymount... went 3-for-4 with a double, a triple and three RBIs against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 24)... drove in a pair of runs against La.-Lafayette in the opening game of the Shriner's Hospitals for Children College Classic (Feb. 26)... connected on his first career home run vs. Houston at Minute Maid Park (Feb. 28)... had two hits and drove in three runs against the Cougars... hit his second home run of the season, a two-run shot, in game two against Gonzaga (March 5)... tallied two more hits and drove in two in the series finale against the Bulldogs (March 6)... homered in the series opener against USC (March 11)... tripled and homered in the series finale against the Trojans (March 13)... doubled twice against West Virginia (March 18)... had two hits and drove in two runs in the series at Texas (March 24-26)... hit fifth home run of the season and drove in two runs at UT Arlington (March 29)... game started a four-game streak in which he tallied nine RBIs... went 5-for-12 with five RBIs in the series sweep of Wichita State (April 1-3)... hit his sixth home run of the season as part of a three hit contest in game two... had four hits and scored four runs in the final two games at Kansas (April 9-10)... hit his seventh home run of the season in the series finale against the Jayhawks... went 4-for-9 in the sweep of Oklahoma (April 15-16)... connected on his eighth home run as part of a three hit game in TCU's win at Oklahoma State (April 23)... tallied a career-high four RBIs in the game... hit safely in all three games vs. Texas Tech (April 29-May 1)... homered in back-to-back games at Penn State (May 7-8)... went 5-for-9 with two doubles and two RBIs in the series sweep of Kansas State (May 19-21)... homered and drove in three runs in the opening game of the Big 12 Championships vs. Baylor (May 25)... had two hits and drove in a run in the Big 12 Championship game vs. West Virginia (May 29)... hit safely in all three games of the NCAA Fort Worth Regional (June 3-5)... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, including the eventual game-winner in the seventh inning, of the NCAA College Station Super Regional at Texas A&M (June 12)... hit safely in all four games of the College World Series.

High School
Earned four varsity letters at Martin High School... was a four-time, first-team all-district performer... earned Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention honors... named the 2015 Pro-Line Texas High School Baseball Player of the Year... was also a Perfect Game honorable mention All-American as a senior... participated in the 2015 THSAA All-Star game... played select ball for the DBat Mustangs... team won the 2014 Connie Mack World Series... also a standout in the classroom as a member of the National Honor Society... tabbed an academic all-star in both baseball and football... was a career .365 hitter with 30 doubles and 11 home runs.

Personal
Parents are Bradley and Wendy.

Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB HBP SO SB-A
2016 .280 67-67 243 52 68 12 5 11 44 .506 43 6 65 12-15
2017 .239 68-68 230 35 55 11 1 1 38 .309 43 9 64 7-11
Career .260 135-135 473 87 123 23 6
12 82 .410 86 15 129
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