Josh Clark

#22 Josh Clark

POS. OF/IF
B/T L/L
HT. 6-3
WT. 205
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Granada Hills, Calif.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Hillcrest Christian (Riverside City)

2015: Played 52 games including 50 starts in his first season with the Crusaders...batted .261 with a .353 on-base percentage while patrolling left field...recorded his first hit with the Brown and Gold on Feb. 14th at San Diego State as he went 2-for-4 with a triple, two runs scored, and a walk versus the Aztecs...doubled and scored at Gardner-Webb (Mar. 1)...set a season-high mark for RBI in a game with three at Western Carolina on Mar. 3rd...homered, doubled, drove in three, scored three runs as part of a 6-for-13 series at USC Upstate (Mar. 6-8)...slashed two hits in Valpo's Horizon League opener at UIC on March 13th...walked and drove in a pair in Valpo's 15-1 throttling of the Flames in the series finale at Curtis Granderson Stadium...swiped a base, doubled, and scored en route to a 4-for-5 tilt against Youngstown State (Mar. 21)...went 3-for-6 with two walks, two runs scored, and an RBI in a home doubleheader against Wright State (Mar. 28)...enjoyed a 6-for-16 weekend at the dish, including two runs in a three-game set at Henry Aaron Field in Milwaukee from April 2nd-4th...drew three walks, a HBP and scored twice against Oakland in a three-game series (Apr. 10-12)...slugged two hits including a double at Oakland (Apr. 25)...tallied at least one hit and one run scored in each tilt of a three-game set versus Milwaukee (May 1-3) in addition to driving in two runs...matched a single-game high in runs batted in with three against Western Michigan (May 5)...reached base four times versus Purdue (2-for-3, 2 BB) including a double...enjoyed a two-hit afternoon at Wright State (May 15)...crossed the plate and drove in a run in Valpo's 8-0 win over Youngstown State (May 20) in the Horizon League Championship...capped off the season with a 1-for-3 afternoon against Milwaukee (May 21).  

Riverside City College: Earned Second Team All-Conference accolades with the Tigers.

Prep: A four-time letterwinner for Jon Mannochio and the Eagles...was a four-time First Team All-Heritage League player, a four-time First Team All-CIF selection, a three-time Heritage League Most Valuable Player (2010-12), and a four-time team MVP...holds school records for hits (158), batting average (.608), home runs (27), runs (137), and runs batted in (150) in a career...owns season records for hits (45), batting average (.696), runs (41), and runs batted in (44)...led his team to a 55-25 record...also lettered four times in football...was a three-time First Team All-CIF selection (2009-11), four-time All-Heritage League recipient, a two-time Heritage League Offensive MVP (2009, 11), and was named the Heritage League Defensive MVP in 2010...was elected as Hillcrest Christian's Student of the Year.

Personal: Josh is the son of Mick and Janice Clark...has two brothers, Michael (24) and David (18), and a sister, Rachel (23)...majoring in sports management...favorite movie is Remember the Titans...favorite baseball team is the New York Yankees...favorite food is a bacon cheeseburger...favorite baseball player is Derek Jeter...away from baseball he enjoys fantasy football.