#3 Louisiana Tech vs. #5 San Jose State in the 2011 WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
Bulldogs lose 7-0 at Baylor Ball Park on March 11, 2011
LA Tech vs. SIU
Louisiana Tech Baseball vs. Minnesota First ever game at Target Field
2011: Had six hits, four of which were extra-base hits, five RBI and 12 total bases in the Louisiana Tech Classic... Hit safely in his first 10 games to start the 2011 season, recording eight mulitple hit games during that stretch.... Had two hits and scored two runs while driving in a run against Alcorn State (3/22)... Had two hits and scored a run at Grambling State (3/23)... Went 2-for-4 at the plate in Tech's come-from-behind victory against UTPA (3/26)... Had two hits and scored a run against LSU-Shreveport (4/2)... Was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored against New Mexico State (4/9)... Was 2-for-5 with an RBI against Nevada (4/30)... Was 2-for-4 with a run scored against UT Arlington (5/3)... Had five hits, a run scored and an RBI against No. 19 Fresno State... Played all nine defensive positions against Mississippi Valley State (5/11).
2010: Made 48 starts at second base and seven starts in the outfield...Named second team all-WAC...Hit his first career grand slam in a win at Baylor (3/3)...Recorded two hits in the same inning three times vs. Hawaii (4/25), vs. Sac St. (5/7) and vs. Sac St. (5/8)...Career-high six RBI at Grambling (2/23)... Career-high five hits at New Mexico (3/13)...First career homerun at Grambling (2/23)...Recorded two RBI in a 10-9 loss to No. 1 Texas (5/16).
2009: Played in 14 games, while starting one before suffering an injury and receiving a medical redshirt... his first action at Tech as a pinch runner in the season opener against Grambling State (2/20)...Recorded his first hit of his Bulldog career one game later at Grambling State (2/21)...Went 1-for-1 with a run scored and an RBI in Tech's 9-8 win at Northwestern State (2/25)...Saw action against Houston Baptist (3/22).
2008 (Bossier Parish CC): Lettered his sophomore season and was named all-conference under coach Aaron Vorachek.
High School: Lettered three years under coach Toby Todd at Airline High School...Named all-district as a senior in 2006...Helped lead team to a district championship in 2005 and 2006...Played one year of summer ball for the Shreveport Muckdogs under coach Chris Bertrand.
Personal: Full name is Joseph Grant Ford...Goes by Joey...Son of Charles Ford and Gayla Easom...Has two brothers, Christopher and Cameron and two sisters, Caroline and Chloe...Majoring in accounting...Born Dec. 17, 1987, in Bossier City, La.