Baseball 2015 – Player Profile

Josh Swirchak

Josh Swirchak – 2

Year: Senior

Major: Sports Management

Height: 6-1

Bats/Throws: Right/Right

Position: INF

High School: Osbourn Park

Hometown: Manassas, Va.

Awards: 2015: CACC Plyaer of the Week (4/13); 2014: NCAA Division II East Region All-Tournament Team; Second Team ABCA All-East Region;Second Team All-CACC


Biography

2014 Season: Started in 46 games in his first year as a Wildcat, making 40 starts at shortstop and six as the designated hitter – named to the NCAA Division II East Region All-Tournament Team after batting 5-for-11 with a double, two RBI, and a run scored – named Second Team ABCA All-Eat Region – named Second Team All-CACC shortstop – led the CACC with a .381 batting average, collected the fourth most hits (64) – fourth in the CACC in doubles – led the team with 24 multi-hit games, collecting five three-hit games – knocked in a season high four RBI with a double and a home run at Citizens Bank Park in the Bill Giles Invitational Championship against West Chester – also homered at Queens on April 16 – named to Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League First Team All-League over the summer – tied the summer league record for triples in a summer.

At Frederick C.C.: Played two years at Frederick Community College in Frederick, Md. – helped team to a 39-16 overall record as a sophomore in 2013, reaching the Region XX Tournament – named Second Team NJCAA All-American as a sophomore – named First Team All-Region XX as a sophomore – batted .394 with 76 hits, 17 doubles, four triples, 37 RBIs, and 55 runs as a sophomore – named First Team All-Region XX and Second Team All-Conference as a freshman.

High School: Four year letterwinner at Osbourn Park High School in Manassas, Va., for head coach Rod Hodgson – named First Team All-District and First Team All-Region as a senior in 2011 – named First Team All-State All-State as a junior – named First Team All-District, Region and Area as a sophomore – named Honorable Mention All-State as a sophomore.

Personal: Joshua John Swirchak – son of John and Terry Swirchak – has two older siblings, Erin and Mike – majoring in sports management at Wilmington University – from Manassas, Va. – the greatest piece of advice he ever received was to “slow the game down” – his favorite player of all-time is Derek Jeter – his biggest pet peeve is wet socks – if he could date a celebrity, he would date Kate Beckinsale – his favorite movie is Jurassic Park – his favorite professional sports teams are the New York Yankees and the Denver Broncos.

Year

Avg.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-A

2014

.381

46-46

168

48

64

14

2

2

25

19

14

13-18

Total

.381

46-46

168

48

64

14

2

2

25

19

14

13-18