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Josh Dunham
Josh Dunham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Des Moines, Iowa

Last College:
Ellsworth C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
IF

B/T:
R/R

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

2008: Started all 53 game in which he appeared ... Finished fourth on the team with a .253 batting average in 174 at-bats ... Had 44 hits (seven doubles, one triple) ... Knocked in 16 runs ... Walked 16 times and was hit by a pitch six others ... had a .335 on-base percentage ... stole six of seven bases ... Had 10 multiple-hit games to go along with three multiple-RBI games ... Enjoyed the longest hitting streak on the team (12 games) from March 15-April 12 ... Had three hits the game before the streak was broken against North Carolina A&T ... Made three appearances on the mound, throwing three innings with an 18.00 ERA.

Ellsworth C.C.

2007: Earned second team all-region honors as a sophomore.

High School/Club: Attended Des Moines East High School ... Received three letters in baseball and two in wrestling ... Was a two-time all-conference team selection in baseball ... Hit .441 his sophomore year and .380 in the Midwest Top Prospect Fall League ... Played with the Valley Junction Cubs in the Des Moines Semi-Pro Baseball League ... He was a two-time all-star team selection ... Hit .336 his first year and .353 his second.

Personal: Born June 11, 1987 in Des Moines, Iowa ... Son of Desiree Dennis and Steve Dunham ... Has three sisters, Mackenzie, Zoe and Summer and one brother, Cole ... Major is Business Administration.

Out of the Park: Best sports moment: Winning, 2-1, in a really tight game against Delaware State junior year when Coach had been thrown out. After we won, he was going crazy. After graduation, I plan to: Play as long as I can, then work in the marketing field for a record label. Hobbies outside of sports: Playing guitar, roller hockey and going to concerts. Favorite book: Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx. Favorite movies: "Carnival of Sins" and "Bull Durham." Athletic goal for the season: Be a mainstay in the lineup and hit over .300 Superstitions: Not washing my socks when I am playing well. Best Advice Received: Always stay positive! Person who has influenced me the most: My mom because she has always overcome the hard times and is my biggest fan.