RC Baseball BIO
13 Josh Band

2012 (Senior): In his final season donning the Tars Blue and Gold, Band appeared in 44 games, starting 39 contests...drove in the game-winning run in the season opener against West Alabama in extra innings...finished the season with 38 hits, including five doubles, a team-best and league fourth-best three triples and two home runs, scored 23 runs and plated 14...his three triples ranked 134th in the country...led the team in sacrifice bunts with four...was the Tars' primary second baseman...was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle against Florida Southern (5/4) as he went 3-for-4 with a double, triple and two runs scored...followed that performance with another 3-for-4 showing at the plate with a double and run scored...posted a .404 slugging percentage, which was fifth best on the team, along with a .346 on base percentage and was 4-of-7 in stolen bases...was second on the team in assists with 105, which also ranked 11th in the SSC...tallied 11 multi-hit and one multi-RBI game.

2011 (Junior):  Appeared in 40 games, while earning a spot in the starting lineup on 29 occasions...finished the season with a .224 batting average on 24 hits and 107 at-bats...tied for 12th in the Sunshine State Conference in sac bunts (5) and 15th in assists (101)...registered a season-high five at-bats against Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras (2/12)...tied career-high three runs scored against Eckerd (4/16) in game one of doubleheader...hit his lone home run this season against Eckerd (4/16) almost one year ago from his second career HR...held a hit streak of four games twice this season...tallied five multiple-hit and three multiple-RBI games...named to the Spring Athletic Director's Honor Roll and SSC Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll.

2010 (Sophomore):  Started 58 games at second base for Rollins and hit .244 with 29 runs scored, six doubles and 26 RBIs…led the team in sacrifice bunts with 12 to place ninth in the country…finished with 13 multi-hit performances and five multi-RBI performances…went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a double in a 17-5 victory over Flagler (4/13/10)…collected another three-hit game in a lopsided victory over Barry (4/24/10)…hit second career home run in the series opener against Eckerd (4/16/10)…tied a career-high with a three-RBI performance against Florida Tech (4/27/10)…set a career-best with two stolen bases against Puerto Rico Bayamon (3/2/10) and finished the season with eight.

2009 (Freshman):
  Finished with a .252 batting average after appearing in 44 games with 42 starts in his first year at Rollins…tallied 16 runs scored and 18 RBIs…primary starter at second base…finished with seven doubles, one triple and a home run…first collegiate homer occurred against Bentley (2/14/09)…had two three-hit performances…five total multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests…lone triple occurred at Georgetown (5/6/09).

High School : Two-sport athlete at Peabody Memorial High School...four year letterwinner in baseball where he played shortstop for the Tanner Bulls...led the team to League Championships in 2006 and 2007...selected as first-team all-district four-straight years...hit a career-high .385 his junior year...was awarded Freshman of the Year in baseball, cross country and track and field...earned coaches award in baseball as a senior...named outstanding sophomore and junior in track and field.

   Born Joshua Michael Band, Aug. 8, 1990 in Boston...parents Loretta and Richard Band brother, Jonathan (13) and one sister, Stephanie (20)...favorite baseball team is the Boston Red Sox, while his favorite player is Dustin Pedroia.

Position: Second Base
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Peabody, Mass.
High School: Peabody Veterans Memorial HS