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13 Josh Darby
Josh  Darby

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dunwoody, Ga.

High School:
Marist

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
1B

B/T:
L/R

2004: Made his first collegiate appearance, starting at first base and recorded the first hit and run of his collegiate career by finishing 2-for-5 at the plate with two runs scored in Virginia's 12-5 victory over North Carolina A&T (2/15) ... Season was cut short due to an injury ... Helped guide Virginia to its first three-game sweep ever over #17 Georgia Tech - finished an impressive 3-for-4 at the plate and posted two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored in UVa's 8-5 victory over #17 Georgia Tech (3/14) after going 1-for-3 in Virginia's earlier 2-1 win against the Yellow Jackets (3/13) ... Went 2-for-5, knocking out two doubles while recording two RBI and two runs scored in UVa's 9-1 victory against #28 UNC Greensboro (3/10) ... Went 2-for-4 at the plate with one RBI in Virginia's 4-3 win over Seton Hall (2/29) ... Finished 1-for-2 with one RBI and one run scored in UVa's 8-1 win against Duke (4/2) ... Went 1-for-2 with two runs scored in UVa's 9-2 win over #21 N.C. State (3/26) ... Finished 1-for-1 at the plate in Virginia's 9-5 victory over George Mason (3/24) ... Went 2-for-3 at the plate in UVa's game against Old Dominion (3/17) ... Finished 1-for-1 at the plate with one run scored in UVa's 17-1 victory against Seton Hall (2/28) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and one run scored in UVa's 10-1 win against James Madison (2/24).

Prep & Personal: Earned three letters in baseball for coach Dan Perez as a first baseman, third baseman and pitcher ... Named an American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) 2003 High School All-American and an All-Region (Southeast) choice ... Selected to the National High School Baseball Coaches Association 2003 All-District 3 (Southeast) Team ... Named the 2003 Georgia Dugout Club AAAA State Player of the Year and to the 2003 Atlanta Braves 400 Club High School All-Star Team ... Earned 2003 Atlanta Journal Constitution Dekalb/Rockdale All-Area Player of the Year honors and twice named to the All-County Dekalb/Rockdale First Team (2002-2003) ... Member of the 2002 and 2003 Georgia AAAA State Baseball Championship teams ... Named one of Greater Atlanta's Top Baseball Players from School Sports by Greater Atlanta Magazine (April 2003) ... Served as team captain his senior year and won both MVP and Scholar-Athlete honors ... Also earned one letter in football for coach Alan Chadwick ... Nominated for Wendy's High School Heisman ... Member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and German Honor Society ... Chose Virginia for its academics, athletics and environment ... Son of Derrick and Sharon Darby ... Grandfather Mack Franklin was a member of the University of Tennessee football team ... Father Derrick Darby wrestled at UT-Chattanooga ... Has two brothers, Nick and Will ... Enjoys singing ... Born October 3, 1984 in Atlanta, Ga.

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