2019-20 Baseball
Markell Graham
Nathanial Tate
Drew Haynie
Drew Haynie
Ethan Shelton
Jackson Greer
Jackson Greer
Noah Hill
Ashton King
Ashton King
Jake Lyle
Cade Gilbert
Cade Gilbert
Matthew Mercer
Matthew Mercer
Hunter Loyd
Hunter Loyd
David Beam
David Beam
Joseph Acosta
Walker Joyce
Noah Webb
Noah Webb
John Louis Bland
John Louis Bland
Sean Kearney
Sean Kearney
Bubba Hubbard
Bubba Hubbard
Reese Farmer
Ethan Cady
Matt Bollenbacher
Landon Smiddy
Landon Smiddy
Kyle Richardson
Colby Stuart
Zach Kirby
Brandon Nikitaides
Brandon Nikitaides
Jake Madole
Jake Madole
Daulton Montagna
Owen Kovacs
Owen Kovacs
Landon Knack
Tucker Rogers
Tucker Rogers
Ben Jackson
Ben Jackson
Jack Collins
Jack Collins
Full Roster
2019-20
Roster
Joseph Acosta

Joseph Acosta

2022 (Senior): Medically redshirted the 2022 season.

2021 (Junior): Acosta had one of the best starts to the season in the league out of the bullpen … The junior righty made 11 appearances in relief for the Blue and Gold, holding a 0-2 record and a 5.29 ERA … He began the season with eight straight shutout appearances, striking out 11 batters in 13 innings of work without allowing an earned run and giving up one hit … In his final three outings, Acosta allowed nine earned runs in 2.1 innings of work … He matched a career-best outing against Wofford (4/10) going three innings in relief, allowing an unearned run and a hit … Concluded the year with two saves.

2020 (Sophomore)*: Made five appearances out of the bullpen throughout the shortened season … Tossed a season-high 2.1 innings vs Georgia State (3/1) … Had two shutout outings including a four-strikeout day in two innings vs Toledo (2/15) … Concluded the season with 14 strikeouts in 8.1 innings of work with a 4.32 ERA, allowing just four earned runs on five hits.

2019 (Freshman): Made nine appearances as a rookie, tossing 10.2 innings ... Finished the year with a 1-0 record, a 7.59 ERA and one save ... Picked up his first collegiate save in an impressive relief outing vs. Georgetown on March 30, pitching 3.0 scoreless innings with six strikeouts and just one hit allowed ... Picked up his first collegiate win in his next appearance vs. Radford on April 2 with three more scoreless innings in a 6-5 win, mowing down nine straight hitters with two strikeouts.

Prior to ETSU: Lettered four seasons at Vineland High School in Vineland, New Jersey as a right-handed pitcher and middle infielder for head coach John Malatesta … Led the Red and Gray to a conference championship his junior season, earning the start and the win in the deciding game.

Personal: Born July 27, 2000 ... From Vineland, N.J. … Son of Joseph and Alicia Acosta … Majoring in Business.

Pronounced: Ah-cost-uh

 

*2020 season was shortened due to COVID-19 pandemic