Josh Cottrill

#16 Josh Cottrill

Pos. RHP
Ht. 6-3
Wt. 200
Yr. R-Fr.
Hometown Pewaukee, Wis.
High School (Prev. School) Pewaukee

2024: Made three starts before going down with a season-ending injury... Allowed one run on four hits while striking out seven in six innings on Feb. 17 at Alabama State... Also started on Feb. 24 at Alabama and March 2 at Elon... Earned Valparaiso University Presidential Academic Honors.

2023: Posted a 5.63 ERA while making 14 appearances including one start… Went 1-0 with 18 walks and 27 strikeouts over 38 1/3 innings… Flipped 4 2/3 shutout innings of one-hit ball on April 11 vs. Purdue Fort Wayne… Made his first collegiate start and logged four innings on May 19 vs. Illinois State… Tossed six innings of one-hit ball allowing one run (none earned) while walking none and striking out three in an MVC Tournament game vs. Belmont on May 24 in Terre Haute… Earned Valparaiso University Presidential Academic Honors.

2022: Appeared in seven games out of the Valpo bullpen, logging 8 2/3 innings and striking out six while issuing five walks... Had his best outing of the season on April 1 at UIC, when he did not allow a hit or walk over 2 2/3 shutout innings while striking out three.

2021: Did not see game action… Member of MVC Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: Two-time Gold Glove award winner… All-conference performer in 2018 and 2019… Four-time scholar athlete… 2020 Perfect Game Preseason all-region selection… Set his school’s record for highest freshman batting average at .531 in 2017… Four-year letter winner on the diamond… Also earned one varsity letter in basketball… Member of National Honor Society from 2018-2020… Played travel ball for the 2019 GRB Rays in the Perfect Game Summer Showcase Tournament of Champions.

Personal: Son of Jim and Marybeth Cottrill… Has one sister, Anna… Hobbies include playing golf, basketball and Guitar Hero… Can juggle… Loves to travel… Favorite food is steak, movie is Step Brothers, pro baseball team is the Milwaukee Brewers, MLB Player is Marcus Stroman, musical artist is Iann Dior and TV show is Family Guy.