Joe  Forney

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Joe Forney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Ind.

High School:
South

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Position:
IF/OF

Birthdate:
08/16/1992


2014 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
2014 Preseason All-BIG EAST
1x College Sports Madness BIG EAST Player of the Week

2014: Started the season as Xavier's lone representative on the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team ... Closed the season tied as the BIG EAST leader with 17 doubles and earned a spot on the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team after helping Xavier win the tourney Championship ... Had a pair of hits with an RBI and run scored in XU's 5-0 win over top-seeded Creighton in the title game ... Went 4-for-5 with three RBIs to lead Xavier past St. John's in Xavier's first elimination game of the BIG EAST Tourney ... Scored twice in a 3-for-5 performance against No. 2-seed Oregon in the Nashville Regional of the NCAA Tournament ... Named College Sports Madness BIG EAST Player of the Week on April 7 after going 7-for-15 with three runs, five RBIs, three doubles and pair of stolen bases to lead Xavier to a sweep of Georgetown in the Musketeers first series as members of the BIG EAST ... Had two hits with an RBI and run scored against No. 17 Kentucky ... In XU's 2-1 win at No. 12 North Carolina, registered two hits with an RBI and run scored ... Closed season with a .282 batting average, 33 RBIs and 33 runs scored ... Broke XU's single-season at-bats record with 248 this year, while 17 doubles tied as the 10th-most in a single season ... Started all 59 of Xavier's games this season, tying for the 8th-most number of games played in a season by a Musketeer.

2013: Saw action in 51 games, starting each of the 51 contests, primarily at first base and right field ... Hit .313 on the season ... Finished the season tied-third on the team with 57 hits ... Drove in 22 runs and scored 31 times ... Had career-highs in hits (4) and RBIs (3) in the opening game against St. Bonaventure and followed with two hits and two RBIs in game two ... Hit his first-career home run to go along with three hits and two RBIs against Rhode Island on April 27.

2012: Earned 11 starts and saw action in 18 games ... Drove in five runs and scored three times on the season ... Went 3-for-7 at the plate with two RBI and a run scored in a pair of games against No. 3 North Carolina ... Drove in one run and scored twice against Michigan ... Picked up two RBI's at Indiana.

Prior to Xavier: Three-year letter winner at Bloomington South ... Posted a career.480 average with six home runs and a 2.00 ERA ... All-State and All-Conference selection in 2010 and 2011 ... Team MVP 2011 ... Was a multi-sport star and was named to All-Conference football team in 2010 and helped lead his team to two basketball state titles in 2009 and 2011 ... Baseball state semifinals 2010.

Personal: Son of Jennifer and Joe Forney ... Business undecided major.

Game-By-Game

2015 Game-by-Game Statistics
2014 Game-by-Game Statistics
2013 Game-by-Game Statistics
2012 Game-by-Game Statistics

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