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Josh Harrison
Josh Harrison


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 177




2008 Game-by-Game Stats
2007 Game-by-Game Stats
2006 Game-by-Game Stats



  • Had at least one hit in all but 34 of 173 career games.
  • Ranks among the UC leaders in average (4th, .358), at bats (8th, 687), runs (3rd, 192), hits (4th, 246), doubles (4th, 53), RBI (5th, 153), total bases (5th, 366), stolen bases (2nd, 63), walks (20th, 80) sacrifice flies (1st, 21), slugging percentage (15th, .533) and on-base percentage (5th, .439).

    2008 Season (Junior):

  • Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 6th round (191st overall) of the MLB Draft.
  • Tabbed the BIG EAST Co-Player of the Year and a second team All-American by Collegiate Baseball.
  • Ranked among the BIG EAST leaders in average, runs, hits, doubles, total bases, RBI and stolen bases.
  • Hit .467 with six runs, two doubles, a triple, five runs and three steals to earn a spot on the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team.
  • Named the BIG EAST Player of the Week after going 10-for-10 during UC's series with Louisville (4/25-4/27).
  • Led the team with 30 multi-hit games, including a team-best 11 three-hit performances.
  • Drove in a season-high five runs, with two home runs, during a win at Miami (Ohio) (4/8).
  • Tallied walk-off single during UC's ninth inning comeback win over Niagara (3/16).
  • Scored multiple runs 17 times, including four four-run games.
  • Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on May 12 after going 7-for-13 in four games.

    Summer 2007:

  • Played for the Cotuit Kettlers of the Cape Cod League.
  • Batted .264 in 38 games in the country's most prestigious summer league; added seven doubles, one triple, two home runs, 13 RBI and 14 stolen bases.

    2007 Season (Sophomore):

  • An ABCA All-Region and All-BIG EAST second team selection.
  • Ranked among the BIG EAST leaders in runs (T-6th, 59), doubles (T-9th, 17), home runs (T-12th, 9), RBI (10th, 56), total bases (T-11th, 120), slugging percentage (9th, .545), sacrifice fly (1st, 9) and stolen bases (T-7th, 21).
  • Tallied first career multi-homer game and tied school record with eight RBI in win at Pittsburgh (3/24). Also scored career-high four runs in contest.
  • Paced squad in runs, hits, doubles and multi-hit games (24) and was third in batting average (.327).
  • Ranked on several UC single season lists including: stolen bases (T-10th), RBI (12th), runs (T-14th), doubles (T-14th) and hits (T-17th).
  • Saw career-best 18-game hit streak which extended from 2006 season end on Feb. 18 at Austin Peay.
  • Named to the College Baseball Foundation National Honor Roll on Feb. 12 after hitting .385 and blasting home runs in three straight games at Florida Atlantic.

    Summer 2006: Played for the Cincinnati Steam of the Great Lakes League ... named the co-Top Hitting Prospect in the league and was a first team all-league performer ... ranked the sixth-best prospect in the GLSCL by Baseball America.

    2006 Season (Freshman):

  • Named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball.
  • A third team All-BIG EAST selection.
  • Led team in hitting (.367), runs (67), hits (84) and multi-hit games (27).
  • Finished season with career-best 15-game hitting streak. Had nine multi-hit games during stretch.
  • Among BIG EAST leaders in runs (second), hits (sixth) and on-base percentage (5th, .473).
  • Tied for sixth on UC single season hits list and listed eighth in runs.
  • Started all 58 games, drawing nods at six different positions (C, 2B, 3B, SS, LF, RF).
  • Twice put together four-hit games, including an upset win over Kentucky (3/1).
  • Blasted five home runs, including grand slams against Oakland (3/19) and Ball State (5/10).
  • Had career-high six RBI against Oakland (3/19) while scoring career-high three runs in five different games.
  • Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Feb. 27 after batting .545 (6 for 11) in series at High Point.
  • Ranked second on squad in stolen bases (10).

    High School: A three-year letterwinner at Princeton High ... twice named all-conference, including a first team selection as a senior ... named to all-city team by the Cincinnati Enquirer ... helped team to state final four and played in East-West All-Star Game ... team MVP as a senior and a two-year captain.

    Personal: Born July 8, 1987 ... son of Vincent and Bonita Harrison ... brother Vince played minor league baseball ... is the nephew of former Major Leaguer and current Pittsburgh Pirates coach John Shelby ... cousin John Shelby III starred at Kentucky and was drafted in 2006.

    Academic Major: Accounting.

    Honors: Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar First Team (2007), BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team (2006), Topcat Scholar (2006-07), Bearcat Scholar (2006-07).

    Harrison's Career Statistics

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      Celek Earns Prestigious 40 Under 40 Award

      Sports Illustrated: Campus Union

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      Bearcats will be filled with fresh faces next season

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      Sandy Koufax's season with UC Bearcats remembered

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      Freshman basketball player creates new expectations


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      Youthful UC can make its own history next season

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      UC's defense makes statement in latest scrimmage

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      Hank Hughes Q&A

      New York Times

      Growing as a Player, Beaming as a Father

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      NCAA Tournament is 'Cincinnati vs. the world'

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      Kiel comes out strong in Bearcats' spring scrimmage

      Sporting News

      2013-14 Men's Basketball All-Americans

      Fox Sports

      Cincinnati made me a believer


      Former redshirt Sean Kilpatrick finishing out historic career

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      Q&A with UC AD Mike Bohn


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      Men's soccer signee Clark named Gatorade Ohio player of the year


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      Denver Post

      Mike Bohn eager to point Cincinnati Bearcats in right direction as AD

      The Washington Post

      No. 7 Bearcats have highest ranking in 10 years

      Yahoo! Sports

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      CBS Sports

      No. 15 Cincinnati stomps UCF, wins 11th straight

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      Bearcats take down USF 61-54, win 10th straight

      USA Today

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      USA Today

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      The News Record

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      Bearcats basketball will have fresh look

      The News Record

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      Miami Herald

      Kay Ready to Lead Bearcats into Rivalry Game

      Cincinnati Enquirer

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      Munchie Legaux out for season

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      Bearcats defense puts up dominant effort

      American Athletic Conference

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      Sports Illustrated

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      Depth at defensive line still strong for Bearcats

      Bleacher Report

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      Coach Tuberville and his players discuss their reactions to being voted to finish 2nd in the inaugural season of the American Athletic Conference

      QB Timetable

      Coach Tuberville discusses his timetable to choose a starting QB with The Cincinnati Enquirer

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      Former UC wide receiver, Kenbrell Thompkins, impressed many at Patriots' training camp 

      World University Games

      Sean Kilpatrick talks about his experience overseas

      World University Games

      Sean Kilpatrick talks about his experience overseas 

      Nippert Renovation Plan

      The Cincinnati Enquirer looks at the Nippert Stadium Project

      Cincinnati football's 'Crocodile Dundee'

      A former professional rugby player from Australia joins the Bearcat football team

      2013 Preseason 'Watch List' 

      Several Cincinnati Bearcats make 2013 national 'watch list'

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      ESPN Blog

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      Former Bearcat Herman Qualifies for U.S. Open

      USA Today

      BearcatsTV Gets National Attention from USA Today's For the Win

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      The Washington Post

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