Updated: January 23, 2013
2012: Was a 28th-round selection by the Philadelphia Phillies in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft in June … Made a team-high 13 starts on the season … Posted a 5-6 record (third in wins) and posted a 3.53 ERA … Led the team in innings pitched with 81.2 innings and tied for the team-lead with 52 strikeouts … Opponents batted just .266 against him … Threw at least five frames in 11 starts with six quality starts and did not allow an earned run in three … Struck out at least five batters in seven games … In the conference, finished 17th in overall ERA and seventh in innings pitched (62.0) in ACC-only games … At Kennesaw State (2/17), struck out five Owls over seven innings and did not allow an earned run in a no-decision effort ... Won his 10th game as a Hokie with a solid 5.2-inning, five-hit, one-earned run, five-strikeout performance in a 3-1 win at Coastal Carolina (2/25) ... Earned his second win of the year with seven frames against Yale (3/3-G1), allowing no earned runs (three unearned) and striking out a season-high six Bulldogs ... Threw seven frames at Virginia (3/10) allowing three runs, but earned a no-decision ... Posted his third win of the season with a 6.2-inning, five-strikeout effort at Georgia Tech (3/17), allowing six hits and five runs ... Suffered the loss against Duke (3/23) after a six-inning, four-run allowed effort ... Tossed five frames at Florida State (3/30) before a rain delay ended his day after allowing just three runs with two strikeouts ... Struck out a career-high 10 Eagles to pick up his fourth win of the season against Boston College (4/6), throwing a total of 7.1 innings and allowing three runs on six hits ... Worked 4.2 innings against Miami (4/13), allowing just two runs on seven hits ... Dropped a decision at Wake Forest (4/20), after 4.1 innings of work and five runs allowed ... Worked six solid innings against Maryland (4/29) and picked up his fifth win after striking out five and scattering five hits and two walks, allowing just one unearned run ... Went 7.0 innings with a pair of strikeouts in start versus NC State (5/12), but suffered the loss after allowing four earned runs … Took a perfect game into the fifth inning after retiring the first 13 batters he faced at North Carolina (5/18), but suffered a 2-1 loss in a complete-game effort with seven strikeouts.
2011: Appeared in 14 games, all starts … Posted a 5-8 record with a 4.36 ERA … Threw a total of 84.2 innings and struck out 66 batters … Led the staff with four pickoffs … Registered seven quality starts, but went just 4-2 in them … Threw at least five innings in 12 games … Struck out four batters nine times, including two games with six, one with eight and two with nine … Won his first start of the season after throwing a career-high seven frames, with just two earned runs and five strikeouts ... Won second start with 5.2 innings, two earned runs and one strikeout against Niagara (2/25) ... Suffered a 3-2 loss to Bryant (3/4-G1) despite a career-high eight innings tossed and career-high tying eight strikeouts ... Suffered a loss at Miami (3/11) after going five frames, striking out four and allowing one earned run ... Struggled in outing against North Carolina (3/18), allowing eight earned runs in five frames ... Tossed seven frames at Boston College (3/25) and struck out five, but took loss with five earned runs allowed ... Threw shortest outing of season against Virginia (4/1), with 2.2 innings, five earned runs and three strikeouts ... Earned third win of the year at Wake Forest (4/8) with a six-inning, six-hit, no-run effort, while fanning three and walking one ... Won his fourth game of the year with a 5.2-inning, three-hit, one-earned run effort versus Florida State (4/15) with four strikeouts in a 2-1 victory ... Evened record at 5-5 with a 6.1-inning, career-high nine-strikeout effort at Maryland (4/22), allowing just one earned run on five hits ... Dropped a 3-2 decision at Duke (4/29), despite tying his career-high with nine strikeouts, just two walks in 7.2 innings ... Allowed just two runs in 7.1 innings and struck out six in a no-decision effort against James Madison (5/7) … Threw 6.2 frames against Georgia Tech, striking out six and allowing three earned runs.
2010: Appeared in 22 games and made seven starts … Posted a 4-1 record with a 5.62 ERA and combined on three shutouts … Threw 57.2 innings and struck out 59 batters … Had two quality starts … Threw at least one inning of relief in 13 of his outings and did not allow an earned run in four of them … Struck out at least four batters seven times … Made his collegiate debut with one inning of work at Coastal Carolina (2/20), striking out his first batter in the appearance ... Made his first start in third game at Charleston Southern (2/28), throwing six innings, striking out five, allowing one earned run and picking up the win ... A week later, picked up his second win in another start, versus Long Island (2/3-G2), tossing six scoreless innings, allowing just three hits and striking out a season-high eight batters in the 11-0 shutout victory ... Threw a season-high four innings of relief in game one with Maryland (3/12), striking out five ... Struck out three in a start at Clemson (3/20-G1) but suffered his only loss after just 2.2 innings of work ... Pitched 2.2 innings of relief with four strikeouts versus Wake Forest (3/27-G1) ... Over 3.1 innings in a start at ETSU (3/31) struck out three in a no decision ... Threw two perfect innings as part of a combined shutout against NC Central (4/6) with two punch outs ... Threw 1.1 scoreless innings with two strikeouts versus Miami (4/10) ... Tossed two scoreless frames in a start versus NC A&T (4/13) ... Pitched the final two innings of Tech’s game-two win at Georgia Tech (4/24) with three strikeouts ... Earned his third win after tossing three scoreless innings in a start at VMI (4/27) with two strikeouts ... Started game three with Boston College (5/2) and struck out five in 5.2 innings on a no-decision effort ... Again struck out five, this time over three scoreless frames against Savannah State in third combined shutout ... Tossed 2.2 innings of relief at North Carolina (5/22), striking out two ... Made two appearances in the ACC Tournament … Threw 3.2 innings of relief, struck out four Cadets and earned the win on the mound in Tech’s 4-3 victory over The Citadel (6/6) in the NCAA Tournament.
High School: Had a dominating career at Tunstall High School for Coach Barry Shelton, going 33-2 with a 1.00 ERA and 358 strikeouts in 238 innings pitched over four years … Went 11-1 as a senior, while batting .388 with three homers and 44 RBI … Was the Class AA runner-up for state player of the year honors … Was named the Class AA Region IV player of the year and a first-team all-state team member … Was selected by the New York Mets in the 48th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft ... Was named the Piedmont District player of the year after a junior season in which he went 9-0 with a 1.02 ERA and 91 strikeouts … Went 9-1 with a 0.65 ERA and 115 strikeouts as a sophomore.
Personal: Joseph Newman Mantiply … Born 3/1/91 in Danville, Va. … Son of David and Trenace Mantiply … Enrolled in apparel, housing and resource management.