#16 - Josh Rojas



Position: 2B
Date of Birth: 6/30/1994
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 185 lbs
College Experience: University of Hawaii- Manoa
Bats: L
Throws: R
Resides: Litchfield Park, AZ

At UH: Played two seasons at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix, Ariz. and was named an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) All-Star and earned second-team all-ACCAC and first-team all-Region honors as a sophomore, batting .333, with 35 RBI, 39 runs scored…tallied eight home runs, nine doubles and six triples, with a team-leading .633 slugging percentage and a .452 on-base percentage. Rojas also logged 14 stolen base.

As a freshman, batted .280 in 48 games as a reserve infielder, posting 10 doubles, two triples and one home run, stealing 13 bases. Rojas left PVCC ranked third in the program records for career doubles and triples, reaching second in career and single-season home runs. Off the field, he was part of the Honors Program, received the Presidential Honors Scholarship, was a member of the Phi-Theta Kappa Honor Society and was a Scholar-Athlete selection. During summer 2015, he was named to the Perfect Game Summer Collegiate All-America Team as a second team selection after starring for the Southern California with current UH teammate Alex Sawelson. For the Catch, he recorded the team’s top batting average (.420) and was among the California Collegiate League (CCL) leaders, topping the team in hits (58), doubles (17), home runs (6), RBI (32), runs (35), slugging percentage (.674) and on-base percentage (.471), also stealing 11 bases…selected to the CCL All-Star Team and was named among the Top 20 Prospects in the CCL by Baseball America…in addition, was chosen to join the Cotuit Kettleers roster for five games during Cotuit’s Cape Cod Baseball League playoff push.

 

Personal: Born in Glendale, Ariz…majoring in Sociology…has a younger sister…parents are Michelle and Jeremy Rojas of Litchfield Park, Ariz.



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