26 - Josh Biber Height: 6-4
    Weight: 210
    Hometown: Succasunna, N.J.
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Position: Pitcher photo         Is expected to be in the thick of the battle for a starting spot in this year's pitching rotation ... Has the tools to handle a starting role, but needs to show the consistency necessary for the task ... Is one of the more experienced pitchers on a youthful staff ... Combines good size with excellent potential ... Showed improvement during a solid fall practice ... Could work a lot of innings if he carries that improvement into the spring ...

    2001-02: Worked a total of 29 innings ... Saw action in 12 games, three as a starter ... Posted a 2-1 record ... Pitched 4.2 innings of relief at Richmond, but was not involved in the decision ... Earned a win with two shutout innings of relief at St. John's ... Started and pitched six innings against VMI for another victory ... Registered a personal-best six strikeouts in that game ... Lost to Richmond as a starter in his last appearance of the season ... Finished the year with 24 strikeouts and 16 walks ...

    2000-01: Pitched in eight games, including one as a starter ... Worked a total of 15 innings and finished the season with an 0-1 record and a 3.60 earned run average ... Five of the six runs he allowed came in his lone start at Virginia ... Pitched 3.1 innings in that game and took the loss ... Posted a 0.77 ERA in his seven relief outings, yielding just one run in 11.2 innings ... Hurled 5.2 innings of shutout relief in a game at Radford, but did not get a decision ...

    High School: Lettered four years as a pitcher for Coach Greg Trotter at Roxbury High ... Was 2-4 as a senior, striking out 75 batters in 44 innings ... Posted a 2.18 earned run average and earned all-conference honors ... Fanned 88 batters in 70.1 innings as a junior ... Carried a 2-6 record with a 3.40 ERA ... Helped team win county championships his first two seasons ... An all-state quarterback in football who led his team to its only state championship in 1998 ...

    Personal: Joshua Edward Biber ... Born 12/11/81 in Manassas, VA ... Son of Marcia Hastings and Jeff Biber ... Enrolled in math.

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