Bears add ninth recruit for 2013 season
BU places 25th in national all-sports sweepstakes.
Ludy becomes eighth first-team All-American in program history
Bears place four on All-Region team for first time since 2000
All four members of Baylor's staff to return in 2013
NCAA Super Regional vs. Arkansas - Game One
2011 Fall Award for Academic Excellence
Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2008, 2009, 2011, Spring 2009)
Saw action in 57 games making 53 starts ... Made 33 starts as catcher and 20 as designated hitter, both team-highs at respective spots ... Shared catching duties early in season, but was starting catcher in 12 of final 13 games, including all six postseason games ... One of three players to start all 27 Big 12 games ... Second on team in hits (57), RBI (34), total bases (78) and two-out RBI (13), tied for third in doubles (10) and tied for fourth in runs (26) and extra-base hits (14) ... Hit .336 (36-for-107) with runners on base and .333 (20-for-60) with runners in scoring position ... Batted third, fourth or fifth in 45 of 53 starts ... Led team with 18 RBI and ranked second in hits (27) in Big 12 play ... Doubled in each of first two at-bats and scored twice in first start of season vs. Oral Roberts (2/19) ... Had game-tying, two-out, two-run single in seventh inning of win vs. ORU (2/20) ... Hit three-run homer and singled in 6-2 win over Louisana Tech (3/13) ... Belted three-run homer, hit walk-off RBI single, drove in career-high five runs and stole a base in 14-13 win vs. Texas Tech (3/19) ... Had pinch-hit single in ninth inning vs. UTSA (3/29) ... Hit go-ahead two-run double in sixth inning at Kansas (4/2) ... Doubled twice, singled, walked and stole a base at Sam Houston State (4/5) ... Singled twice and drove in two runs in win over No. 8 Texas (4/9) ... Tied career high with four hits, drove in two and scored twice at UT Arlington (4/12) ... Drove in game-winning run with first career triple in 10th inning at UTA ... Had three straight singles, including RBI single in sixth inning to break scoreless tie in win at No. 19 Oklahoma State (5/14) ... Hit walk-off RBI single in ninth to give Bears series-clinching win vs. No. 13 Oklahoma (5/21) ... Had RBI single in 3-2 win over No. 9 Rice (6/4) in second game of NCAA Houston Regional.
Played in 29 games, 14 of which were starts ... Made four starts as catcher and 10 as designated hitter ... Started as DH in seven of last 13 team games ... Saw action in 10 games with five starts in Big 12 play ... Hit .322 (19-for-59) overall with six doubles, six runs scored and eight RBI ... Drew nine walks to raise on-base percentage to .423 ... Hit .348 (8-for-23) in Big 12 play ... Led team in pinch hits (5) and hit .313 (5-for-16) as pinch hitter ... Delivered pinch-hit two-run double vs. Louisiana Tech (3/9) ... Came off bench and went 2-for-2 with double, RBI and run scored in win over No. 23 Texas A&M (4/10) ... Went 3-for-3 with RBI in win at UT Arlington (4/13) ... Delivered pinch-hit double vs. UT Arlington (4/14), giving him hits in six straight plate appearances ... Had pinch-hit single in win over No. 11 TCU (4/28) ... Went 4-for-5 with double and two RBI in series-clinching win at Texas Tech (5/16) ... Had pinch-hit RBI double in win over No. 13 Oklahoma (5/28) ... Walked twice and scored run in three plate appearances vs. Lamar (6/5) at Fort Worth Regional.
Appeared in 21 games with two starts ... Both starts came as catcher ... Played in 11 Big 12 games, all off bench ... Hit .280 (7-for-25) with four doubles, two home runs and eight RBI ... Slugged .680, drew four walks and posted .379 on-base percentage ... Made 15 at-bats as pinch hitter, good for second-most on the team ... Came off bench and went 1-for-2 with double and run scored against Houston Baptist (2/25) ... Delivered pinch-hit double vs. South Alabama (3/6) ... Hit pinch-hit, three-run homer in ninth inning against Texas Tech (3/22) ... Doubled, walked and scored run against Prairie View A&M (4/1) in first career start ... Started against Northwestern State (4/7) and went 3-for-4 with home run, double, three runs scored and five RBI ... Put eventual game-winning run on base by drawing leadoff walk as pinch hitter in bottom of 11th inning vs. Missouri (4/11) ... Drew pinch-hit walk in ninth inning against No. 13 Oklahoma (4/24).
Four-year letterwinner for head coach Lea Selvey at Jay County High School in Portland, Ind. ... Led Patriots to 24-6 record in 2007 and 25-3 mark in 2008 ... Team won two conference titles and 2007 sectional title ... Three-time first-team all-conference selection ... 2008 first-team all-state ... 2007 honorable mention all-state ... Established Jay County career records for batting average (.460) and home runs (34) ... Played in 2008 North-South Indiana All-Star Game ... Hit .480 with 12 home runs (school record), 12 doubles and 44 RBI during junior season ... Hit .530 with 11 home runs and nine doubles as senior ... Also lettered in tennis, winning three sectional titles and earning all-conference honors.
Full name is Joshua Adam Ludy ... Born April 18, 1990, in Fort Wayne, Ind. ... Son of Max and Sheri Ludy ... Psychology major.