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Josh Chism

#7 Josh Chism

HT. 6-2
WT. 194
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Tupelo, Miss. (Itawamba CC)

2010 (Junior): Medical Redshirt … Member of Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.

JUCO: Played two seasons at Itawamba Community College. …In 2009 All-State second baseman with .397 batting average, five home runs, six doubles, four triples (tied for team lead) and one of two players to start all 56 games. …As a pitcher during the 2009 season he was 11-1, leading the team in most categories including 72 strikeouts, 81 innings pitched, seven complete games (11 starts), 11 wins, four saves and 19 appearances. …Also named a Distinguished Academic All-America with a 3.80 GPA in 2009. …Itawamba won 2009 Mississippi State Championship. ...In 2008 finished with a 4-1 record with 37 strikeouts in 38 innings and a 1.18 ERA. …Baptist Student Union leadership team. 

High School: Division Player of the Year and Division Top Pitcher from Mooreville (Miss.) High School. …Lettered five years in baseball, starting as an eighth grader. …Lettered three years in basketball. …State Champions in baseball his sophomore season. …Runner-up State Champions in baseball his freshman season. 

Personal: Mid-season and complete season All-Star in Cotton States Baseball League with .294 batting average, 18 runs and nine RBI playing for the Golden Triangle Jets. ...Son of Nancy and John Chasm. …One brother, Lance Presley.