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Josh Anthony
Josh  Anthony

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ga.

High School:
Hardaway

Last College:
Western Oklahoma

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 207

Position:
IF

Experience:
1L

B-T:
R-R

06/04/2017

06-04-17 Baseball vs Florida St. - NCAA

06-04-17 Baseball vs Florida St. NCAA Regional - Tallahassee, Fla.

06/03/2017

06-03-17 Baseball vs Tenn.Tech - NCAA Regional

06-03-17 Baseball vs Tenn.Tech - NCAA Regional Tallahassee, Fla.

06/02/2017

06-02-17 Baseball vs UCF - NCAA Regional

06-02-17 Baseball vs UCF NCAA Regional - Tallahassee, Fla.

05/24/2017

05-24-17 Baseball vs Florida

05-24-17 Baseball vs Florida SEC Tournament

05/20/2017

05-20-17 Baseball vs Ole Miss

05-20-17 Baseball vs Ole Miss

2017 – JUNIOR YEAR
Was one of two Tigers to play in all 63 games and earned the start at third base in 62 contests … turned in a .266 average and reached base at a .375 clip … ranked T-2nd on the team with 39 RBI … also ranked 2nd with 14 doubles and 3rd with 37 runs scored ... recorded multiple hits in 18 games … both of his home runs came in SEC play, when he turned in a .268/.376/.402 slash line … went 1-for-4 with two runs and one RBI in his Auburn debut vs. George Washington (2/17) … totaled 11 hits and nine RBI in a four-game span from 4/18-23 and went on to be named the SEC Player of the Week … went 9-for-12 with five runs scored, three doubles, one home run and seven RBI in a weekend series vs. Arkansas (4/21-23) … drove in a season-high four runs in the series opener vs. the Razorbacks … capped off the series with a season-high four hits to go along with two doubles and three RBI … went 2-for-5 and drove in a pair of runs in a NCAA Regional win against UCF (6/2) … swiped seven of nine bags.

JUNIOR COLLEGE

Played for Kurt Russell at Western Oklahoma State College in Altus, Okla. … Batted .444 with 25 home runs (second in the country) and 84 RBI (fourth in the country) as a sophomore … Also stole 49 bases and scored a nation-leading 112 runs … tallied 17 doubles and 54 walks … Named a first-team NJCAA All-American … Helped team to two NJCAA World Series appearances … Hit .425 as a freshman in 2015 with 20 home runs … Totaled 71 RBI with 79 runs and 18 stolen bases … Spent time at second, third and behind the plate in his junior college career … Drafted in the 16th round by the Atlanta Braves in 2016 … Named an impact JUCO transfer by Perfect Game

HIGH SCHOOL
Played at Hardaway High School in Columbus, Ga. for coach Christopher Gilstrap … During his senior season at Hardaway, batted .425 with 18 RBI and 14 extra-base hits … named All-Bi City four times … hit .351 as a junior with 18 RBI and 13 extra-base hits … 2013 Region I – AAAAA Player of the Year … hit .331 with 15 RBI as a sophomore … member of Georgia Black Crackers travel program

PERSONAL
Son of Eric and Katina Anthony … has two siblings Samuel and D’Erica … studying in the college of liberal arts

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