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    Joel Ansley

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Wharton, Texas

    High School:
    Wharton

    Last College:
    Wharton JC

    Weight:
    195

    Position:
    OF

    Birthdate:
    11/09/1988

    Experience:
    1L

    Bats-Throws:
    R-R

    Joel Ansley

    SENIOR (2011)
    Went 2-for-5 in the season opener (Feb. 18)...Went 1-for-2 with one RBI against UT-Arlington (Feb. 20)...Hit a home run and had two scored runs against Stephen F. Austin (Feb. 22)...Had one scored run against Ole Miss (Feb. 26)...Scored one run against Kentucky (March 5)...Finished 1-for-2, including one run and one RBI against Texas State (March 13)...Went 2-for-4 with one scored run and a double against Tulane (April 2)...Scored one run against the Green Wave (April 3)...Went 2-for-4 against Texas A&M (April 5)...Recorded a double and a scored run against UAB (April 9)...Had a 3-for-5 performance, including a double, two stolen bases and two scored runs against Marshall (April 15)...In Game Two of the doubleheader, finished with a 2-for-4 performance with one scored run (April 15)...Went 2-for-5 against Lamar with one scored run (April 27)...Had a 2-for-4 performance against UCF with a double and one scored run (April 29)...Was 1-for-2 with a scored run against the Blazers (April 30)...Recorded a 2-for-5 performance against Southern Miss, including a double and one RBI (May 13)...In the series finale against Southern Miss, finished with a 3-for-4 performance with two RBIs and one scored run (May 15)...Against UTSA, went 1-for-4 with a homerun and one RBI (May 17)...C-USA Championship: In the C-USA Tournament opener against East Carolina, went 2-for-5 with two scored runs and one RBI (May 25).

    JUNIOR (2010)
    Saw his first career action against Texas State during opening weekend, went 1-for-2 at the plate (Feb. 20)... Batted in the lead-off position, recording a hit and RBI against the Bobcats (Feb. 21)... Had a hit, RBI and scored two runs in the series opener against Santa Clara (Feb. 26)... Was 3-for-4 with a double, triple and RBI against the Broncos (Feb. 27)... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored at Rice (March 2)... Recorded a triple and scored a run against Missouri (March 5)... Finished 2-for-4 with two RBI against Texas Tech (March 7)... Was 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored against Cal Poly (March 12)... Had two hits with an RBI against the Mustangs (March 13)... Recorded a hit, run and RBI in the finale against Cal Poly (March 14)... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored against San Francisco (March 16)... Had three hits, scoring two runs with an RBI against California (March 17)... Had a hit and RBI against Arizona State (March 21)... Finished with two hits, two RBIs and a run scored against Stephen F. Austin (March 23)... Had a hit and scored a run against UCF (March 27)... Contributed a hit, run and four RBIs against the Golden Knights (March 28)...Hit a homerun against Rice (April 2)...Went 2-for-5 with two runs scored at Rice (April 3)... Finished with two hits and two RBIs against Sam Houston State (April 6)... Recorded a pinch hit against TCU (April 11)... Finished 3-for-6 with two runs and an RBI against UTSA (April 13)... Was 2-for-4 with three RBIs in the series opener against Memphis (April 16)... Had two hits and an RBI against the Tigers (April 18)... Turned in a 3-for-5 performance against Southern Miss (April 24)... Had two hits and three RBI in the series finale against the Golden Eagles (April 25)... Had two hits, including a double against UAB (April 30)... Was 1-for-2 with three runs scored, four walks, four stolen bases and an RBI against the Blazers in game one of a doubleheader (May 1)... Hit a home run and had three RBIs against UAB (May 1)... Finished 2-for-5 with two runs scored against Tulane (May 7)... Had a hit, RBI and two runs scored against the Green Wave (May 9)... Was 3-for-5 with a run scored and two RBIs against Marshall (May 15)... Followed that up with two hits and an RBI in the second game of the doubleheader against the Thundering Herd (May 15)... Was 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI against East Carolina (May 20)... Followed that up with two more hits, a run and RBI against the Pirates (May 21)... C-USA Championship: Finished 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored against Rice (May 27).

    WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE
    Played two seasons for head coach Bob Nottebart... Sophomore (2009): Finished fifth in conference play. Freshman (2008): Finished third in league play... Regional tournament runner-up... Led the conference in homeruns.

    WHARTON HIGH SCHOOL
    Four-year starter for Floyd Ciruti at Wharton High School... Three time All-Area selection... THSBCA All-State selection... Senior (2007): District Champions... All-District selection... All-County honoree... Selected to play in the Houston Area Baseball Association All-Star Classic... Junior (2006): All-District honoree... Selected to the All-County team... Sophomore (2005): District Runner-up... Selected to the All-District team... Member of the All-County team... Freshman (2004): All-District selection... member of the All-County team... Also played football for three seasons under coach Russell Roberts... 2007 District Runner-up... Offensive MVP... All-Area Quarterback... All-County Offensive MVP.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Joel Morrison Ansley... Born Nov. 9, 1988... Son of Bill Ansley and Debbie Cowan...Business major.

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