Honorable Mention Freshman All-America selection by Collegiate Baseball after batting .345 with nine home runs and 34 RBIs ... Named First Team All-Sun Belt as utility player ... Also added eight doubles and .540 slugging percentage ... Started 52 contests, 25 at first base, 20 at DH and the remaining seven at catcher ... Batted team-leading .472 as a leadoff hitter, and at .583 clip with a runner on third and less than two outs ... Went hitless in consecutive games only twice all season, February 24-28 and May 17-18 ... Homered in first two games at Troy State, including a towering blast to centerfield in the second game ... Singled three times, scored twice and drove in a pair of runs in victory over Southwest Missouri State ... Doubled, homered, scored twice and drove in two runs in win at New Mexico State ... Had three hits, including solo homer, and scored twice versus Western Kentucky ... Went 5-for-9 with three runs scored and six RBIs in three-game series at South Alabama ... Went 3-for-3 with homer, two runs and four RBIs in finale at USA ... Had eight hits in 15 at-bats, including a double, triple and homer in series versus Arkansas-Little Rock ... Played for Florence Redwolves in Coastal Plain League over summer, batting .288 with 11 doubles, four homers and 27 RBIs in 47 contests ... Named the No. 4 prospect in CPL by Baseball America.
Four-year letterwinner for coach Paul Putnam at Henry County HS ... Batted .620 with 11 homers and 45 RBIs and voted First Team All-State as senior ... Three-time All-Region and All-District selection ... Voted District MVP and Team MVP as senior in leading squad in regional championship game ... Drafted in 40th round by San Diego Padres ... Four-year letterwinner in football, earning Team Defensive Lineman of the Year award as senior ... Also lettered one year in basketball.
Joshua Luke Archer ... Born November 8, 1982 ... Son of Wes Archer and Vicky Qualls ... Majoring in Agribusiness.