|HONORS & AWARDS
|2017||Second Team All-American Conference (DH)|
|2017||USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Preseason Watch List|
|2017||D1Baseball Preseason Third Team All-American|
|2017||Baseball America Preseason Second Team All-American|
|2017||American Preseason Player of the Year|
|2017||American Preseason Team|
|2017||Collegiate Baseball Preseason Third Team All-American|
|2016||The American All-Academic Team|
|2016||D1Baseball.com First Team Freshman All-American (1B)|
|2016||College HR Derby Finalist (2nd)|
|2016||Perfect Game First Team Freshman All-American (1B)|
|2016||Baseball America First Team Freshman All-American (1B)|
|2016||ABCA Second Team All-Region|
|2016||NCBWA First Team Freshman All-American (1B)|
|2016||Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American (1B)|
|2016||Louisville Slugger Third Team All-American (1B)|
|2016||American All-Tournament Team|
|2016||American Rookie of the Year|
|2016||First Team All-American Conference (1B)|
|2016||All-Silver Glove Series Team vs. Rice|
|2016||American Honor Roll (May 16)|
|2016||American Honor Roll (May 9)|
|2016||American Player of the Week (April 10)|
|2016||American Weekly Honor Roll (March 21)|
|2016||American Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 29)|
|2016||College Classic All-Tournament Team|
|2016||American Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 22)|
Named to Second Team American All-Conference Team...Appeared in 61 games, making 60 starts at first base and designated hitter...Hit .299 with 73 hits, 36 runs, and 46 RBI...Finished fourth on the team with eight home runs -- seven of which came in conference-only games...Hit .323 in American play...Had 20 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games...Rode a 21-game on base streak late in the year...Had two games with four RBI each in wins over Alabama State (March 17) and at Memphis (April 13)...Tallied back-to-back three RBI games in a series sweep of East Carolina (April 7-8)...Hit a home run in each of the first five American series...Had a hit in all four games during American Championship...Went 3-for-4 with three runs and two RBI in a win over Baylor during the NCAA Houston Regional (June 3)...Rode a 10-game hit streak from May 5 to May 19 and in six of those 10 games, tallied a multi-hit game...Helped Houston to a regular-season and conference tournament championship title as well as the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Houston Regional.
Produced arguably one of the best freshman campaigns in program history...Broke the UH all-time freshman record in home runs (14) and RBI (58), while tying the doubles record (17)...Named the American Rookie of the Year and to the American Athletic Conference First Team at first base and became the first All-American named by Collegiate Baseball since 2006...Started 58 of the 59 games...Finished second on the team with a .331 average...Led the Cougars in hits (79), RBI (58), home runs (14), doubles (17) and with a .577 slugging percentage...Fielding .984 with 351 putouts at first base...Led Houston with 25 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games and rode a 14-game hit streak from April 29 -- May 20...Hit two grand slams and became the fifth Cougar in program history to do so, while becoming the third Cougar in history to hit two in one season...Notched a season-high four hits in a 4-for-4 effort vs. Arkansas (Feb. 27)...Tallied a season-high six RBI in a 24-6 win over Rice (May 17)...Hit second career grand slam in the American Championship vs. Tulane (May 26), which put the Cougars on top for good...Had seven RBI in the Championship on four hits en route to being named to the All-Tournament team...Had five RBI in a win over McNeese State (Feb. 23)...Had a hit in all but 12 games during the 59-game season.
Was a two-time District MVP for Bowie High School…Named Centex Player of the Year…Was the Area Code Homerun Derby Champion…Led team to three straight playoff appearances…Was a two-time First Team All-District selection…Hit 14 homeruns in 2013 and 10 in 2014, leading the state in homeruns both years…Drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 16th Round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft.
Full name is Joseph Erwin Davis…Goes by Joe…Born October 31, 1996…Son of Pennie and John Davis…From Austin, Texas…Has three siblings, John, Joy and Jeanie…Looks to major in kinesiology…Plans on playing baseball professionally or becoming an engineer.