Joe Freiday,Jr.

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  • Joe
  • Freiday, Jr.

  • Position
    Catcher
  • Class
    Senior
  • Height
    6' 4
  • Weight
    240 lbs.
  • Bat/Throw
    R/R
  • High School/Other
    Bridgewater-Raynham
  • Hometown
    Lakeville, Mass.
Season Stats
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BattingFielding
YearAvgGP-GSABRH2B3BHRRBITBSLG%BBHBPSOGDPOB%SFSHSB-ATTPOAEFLD%
2015.22219-1345810500415.33330211.271000-071105.942
2016.22632-269313215031435.37670361.277100-0176199.956
2017.22547-3914220322182360.423136531.315120-0312466.984
Career.22598-7828041631211141110.3932361103.296220-05597520.969

Updated: June 28, 2017

Career Honors

  • 2017 Johnny Bench Award Watch List

Career Highlights: Registered a bases-loaded single to give Tech a 5-4 walk-off victory against Pitt on April 15, 2016 ... On March 28, 2017 versus Campbell, notched first career two-home run game.

2017: Appeared in 47 games and made 39 starts as Tech’s catcher … Had nine multi-hit games, five multi-RBI games, including a career-high four versus Niagara (March 7) and Campbell (March 28), and added two multi-run scoring games … Had a season-best five-game hitting streak and a reached base streak of nine straight games … Batted .225 with 32 hits, including two doubles, his first career triple (versus Florida State, March 19) and eight home runs for 60 total bases and a .423 slugging percentage … Scored 20 runs and added 23 RBI … Drew 13 walks and was hit by six pitches for a .315 on-base percentage … Also added one sacrifice fly and two sacrifice bunts … Scored three game-winning runs and led the team with four game-winning RBI.

2016: Started 26 games at catcher and played in 32 total games … Had six multi-hit games, three multi-RBI games, including a season-high three twice, at Boston College (April 29) and versus Wake Forest (May 14), and four multi-run scoring games … Had a season-best four-game hitting streak and seven-game reached base streak … Batted .226 with 21 hits, including five doubles and three home runs (T-third on team) for 35 total bases and a .376 slugging percentage … Scored 13 runs and added 14 RBI … Drew seven walks for a .277 on-base percentage … Also added one sacrifice fly and had one game-winning RBI.

2015: Started 13 games at catcher and played in 19 total games … Had two multi-hit games, one multi-RBI game and one multi-run game, scoring four times versus West Virginia on May 5 … Had a season long two-game hitting streak and a four-game reached base streak … Batted .222 with 10 hits, including five doubles for 15 total bases and a .333 slugging percentage … Scored eight runs and added four RBI … Drew three walks to post a .271 on-base percentage ... Went 2-for-5 in pinch-hit appearances with two doubles, one an RBI double, and also drew a walk.

High School: Earned varsity letters both years while playing for Coach John Kearney at Bridgewater-Raynham … Was a member of the 2013 Division I State Championship winning team … Named the Gatorade Player of the Year ... Two-time OCL All Star ... Named the Player of the Year by the Taunton Gazette ... Also a member of the Bridgewater-Raynham basketball team, earning two letters and OCL All Star status.

Personal: Joseph T. Freiday, Jr. … Born January 17, 1996 in Brockton, Massachusetts … Son of Joseph, Sr., and Maureen Freiday … Has a younger sister, Morgan … Uncle Michael Connolly was drafted by the Cleveland Indians, while his cousin Michael Connolly was drafted by the San Francisco Giants ... Majoring in criminology.