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Josh Ferry
Josh Ferry
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lemont, Ill.

High School:
Lemont

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
06/20/1993

B/T:
S/R

11/28/2014

Illini Split with White Sox, Orioles DIL to Finish Dominican Trip

Illinois Tops White Sox DIL 4-1, Falls to Orioles DIL 4-1

11/24/2014

Illini Sweep Games against New York Yankees Dominican Instructional League

UI Wins Game One 9-6, Takes Game Two 4-1 on Monday

03/22/2014

Illinois Sweeps Saturday Doubleheader with Xavier

Castellanos Wins Game One, 6-1; Kravetz Takes Game Two, 6-2

06/13/2013

Illini Players Begin Summer League Action

23 Illini Join Collegiate Summer Baseball Leagues

03/02/2013

Illini Sweep DH over HBU, UTA for Six Straight Wins

Illinois Never Trailed While Scoring 19 Runs and Collecting 25 Hits on Saturday

05/13/2013

2013 Illinois Baseball Cards

2013 Illinois Baseball Cards

03/27/2013

Keith LeClair Classic

Photos from the Keith LeClair Classic in Greenville, North Carolina

04/23/2012

Illinois vs. Ohio State

Photos from the Illini game vs. Ohio State at Illinois Field on April 22, 2012. (Photos by Mark Jones)

AT ILLINOIS

2014 - Junior: Made three appearances out of the bullpen with a 5.40 ERA in 3.1 innings pitched ... Allowed two runs in 1.1 innings vs. Michigan (4/12) ... Pitched a scoreless ninth inning on 12 pitches vs. Xavier (3/22) ... Worked a perfect eighth inning on eight pitches in his first appearance vs. George Mason (2/21) ... Played for the Albany Dutchmen of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League during the summer. | Game-by-Game Stats

2013 - Sophomore: Made three relief appearances, posting a 3.86 ERA over 2.1 innings ... Closed out the ninth inning of the 13-2 season-opening victory at Tennessee Tech (2/15) ... Recorded an out and walked a pair of batters vs. Ohio (2/22) ... Allowed only run of the year in an inning of work vs. Houston Baptist (3/2) ... Played for the Lombard Orioles of the Chicago Suburban Baseball League with Illini teammates Tyler Jay, Andrew Mamlic and Rob McDonnell during the summer. | Game-by-Game Stats

2012 - Freshman: Made 11 appearances on the season, including six starts, which was tied for third-most on the team ... Went 3-1 with a 7.09 ERA, 40 hits, 20 walks and 22 strikeouts in 39 1/3 innings pitched ... Held opponents to a .265 batting average ... Limited opponents to a .122 average with two outs ... Induced six ground ball double plays, third-most on the team ... Was 3-0 with a 3.16 ERA in 31 1/3 innings over seven non-conference appearances ... Struck out a career-high six in a career-best seven-inning start at Eastern Illinois on April 18 ... Started and struck out five in five innings, earning the win, against Mississippi Valley State on March 31 ... Earned his first career win with 6 1/3 solid innings in his first career start against Southern Illinois on March 18 ... Held No. 22 Oregon State to one earned run in 5 1/3 innings of relief on March 10 ... Played for the Lombard Orioles of the Chicago Suburban Baseball League over the summer and was named to the CSBL All-College team as one of the top college players in the league.

HIGH SCHOOL

Threw a perfect game against Minooka on April 1, 2011 ... Listed as the No. 19 prospect in the class of 2011 in Illinois by Prep Baseball Report ... Listed as the No. 10 pitcher in the state in the class of 2011 by PBR ... Named a Class 3A All-State pitcher by the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association in 2010 and 2011 ... Went 8-1 with a 0.88 ERA with 86 strikeouts in 65 innings in 2010 ... Posted eight shutouts in 2010, five in South Suburban Conference play ... Broke the Lemont record with 20 steals and also had 31 RBIs in 2010 ... Earned All-Conference honors in baseball all four years of high school and in football in 2010 and 2011 ... Played in the 2006 Little League World Series ... Selected to the USSSA All-American team in 2009-10 ... Selected to the USA Midwest Great Lakes team in 2009.

PERSONAL

Born June 20, 1993 ... Son of Chris and Jill Ferry and Frank and Lauri Weilnhammer ... Has three siblings, brothers Ryan and Jacob, and sister Megan ... Majoring in recreation, sport and tourism with a concentration in sport management ... Uncle, Mark, played football at Indiana ... Grandfather, John Papierski, played in the White Sox organization ... Biggest thrill in sports was going to the Little League World Series ... Favorite athlete is Josh Hamilton ... Lists his grandfather and uncle as the most influential people in his athletic career because they have always had trust in him.

Updated September 2014

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