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Joe Davis
Joe  Davis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Austin Bowie HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 230

Position:
C/INF

Experience:
1L


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)






































SOPHOMORE (2017)
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.

FRESHMAN (2016)
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.

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

 

PERSONAL
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.

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