8 Josh Alford
8 - Josh Alford
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Midlothian, Va.
Position: RHP
B/T: R/R


  • Extremely gifted athlete who can help the Black & Gold in numerous ways
  • Powerful right arm will supply valuable depth at the back end of the Rams bullpen
  • Contact hitter who provides depth off the bench


  • Appeared in 17 games, making two starts in the field for the Black & Gold
  • Made nine appearances on the hill for the Rams in 2010, all out of the bullpen
  • Finished the season with 13.1 innings pitched and seven strikeouts; also drove in three runs at the plate for VCU
  • Limited Western Kentucky to one hit over two scoreless innings with one strikeout (3/19)
  • Tossed three scoreless innings allowing just one hit against UNC Wilmington (5/1)
  • Picked up a season-high two strikeouts against VMI (4/28)
  • Pitched a season-long 3.1 innings against conference rival James Madison (5/21)


  • The two-way product appeared in 31 games with 23 starts in the field
  • Finished the season with a .281 batting average
  • Recorded 27 hits with 11 RBI and four doubles
  • In a double header against Long Island (2/27), he went 5-for-6 with three RBI, a run and three walks
  • Came off the bench and went 2-for-2 with a double, run and RBI against ODU (5/9)
  • Went 2-for-5 with a double and a run against Delaware (5/15)
  • Registered a hit in nine of his first 10 games as a Ram
  • Offensively, posted a season-high two walks against Long Island (2/27)
  • Made 11 appearances on the mound with one start
  • Logged 19.2 innings and tallied 11 strikeouts


  • Four-sport athlete for nearby Trinity Episcopal
  • Played five years of baseball, four years of football, four years of basketball and one year of volleyball
  • Helped the Titans reach the State Quarterfinals in each of his final three baseball seasons
  • Named MVP and captain of his baseball squad for his junior and senior seasons
  • Was First-Team All-Conference and First-Team All-State in baseball for his final two years
  • Current Trinity Episcopal record holder for single-season home runs with eight, set during his senior campaign
  • Earned First-Team All-State honors in football during his final three years


  • Son of Tom and Lynn Alford
  • Born July 10, 1989
  • Majoring in biology at VCU
  • Uncle, Dale Travis, was a basketball standout at Christopher Newport University