A left-handed pitcher who broke his hand in the fall, but will be good to go for the season ... A real talent who can throw three pitches (fastball, curveball, changeup) for strikes ... Missing the fall hampered his growth as a player.
High School: Lettered for three seasons under coaches Jerry Mobley and John Colantuoni at Forest Park High School ... Was named the district, regional and all-area player of the year following a senior season in which he went 11-0 with two saves, 95 strikeouts and a 0.84 ERA in 73 innings pitched ... Also batted .349 as a first baseman/outfielder, earning second-team all-state and first-team all-metro and All-Examiner honors ... Went 8-1 with 115 strikeouts and a 1.03 ERA in 67.2 innings as a junior, was named the district, all-area and All-Examiner Player of the Year ... Also tossed two no-hitters and batted .389, getting named first-team all-region, in addition to honorable mentions on the all-metro and all-state teams ... His team won the district championship for the second time in 2007, in addition to being runner-up in the region and making it to the state semifinals ... Went 3-1 with a 1.15 ERA and 43 strikeouts as a sophomore ... Was also involved in FBLA, Key Club, SCA 2007 and Learn and Serve.
Personal: Justin Wayne Wright ... Born 8/18/89 in Fairfax, VA ... Son of Wayne and Dawn Wright ... Enrolled in Business.