2013 (Jr.) Has seen action in four games from the bullpen ... Pitched career-best five strikeouts in career-long three inning appearance vs. UC Irvine (2/15) ... Allowed one run on one hit and two walks in only loss of year vs. UCLA (2/24) ... Currently second on team with seven strikeouts.
Made four appearances, all in relief ... Held opponents scoreless in three of four outings ... Worked eighth inning of series-opening win at No. 22 TCU (2/24), allowing one run in 15-3 victory ... Stranded inherited runner in scoring position by getting final two outs of eighth inning vs. Lamar (3/3) ... Pitched scoreless sixth inning vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4/18), as Bears won 11-1 to break school record with 21st consecutive win.
Pitched in three games, all in relief ... Didn't allow an earned run in two of three outings ... Came on to work seventh inning with Bears trailing No. 4 TCU 2-0 (2/22) ... Worked around pair of hit batters in scoreless inning, recorded two groundouts and one flyout ... Recorded first out of ninth inning in 19-12 series-clinching win at Georgia (2/27) ... Worked seventh inning against Texas State (3/1), allowed pair of unearned runs, but limited damage by inducing double play grounder.
Pitched for head coach Jeremy York at Memorial High School ... Two-year letterwinner ... Helped team to district championship and regional finals ... Named honorable mention all-district as senior ... Also lettered in basketball.
Full name is Joshua Thomas Michalec ... Born June 20, 1992, in Houston, Texas ... Son of Thomas Michalec and Wendy Allen ... Biology major.