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Former Co-Lin player MLB pick

Josh Day, who played two seasons with the Co-Lin, was a 15th round pick – number 438 overall – by the Arizona Diamondback in the 2022 Major League draft.

The Natchez native had a breakout freshman season in 2018-19 playing in 41 games for the Wolves, with 44 hits in 132 at-bats for a batting average of .333, including 11 doubles, one triple and four home runs. He 31 also had RBIs, 13 stolen bases, and 43 runs scored; an on-base percentage of .485, a .523 slugging percentage and an .867 fielding percentage.

In his sophomore year at Co-Lin, he played in all 15 games for the Wolves in a season cut short of the COVID-19 pandemic, and had 12 hits in 45 at-bat, including one double and three home runs with 11 RBIs, one stolen base, and 16 runs scored. Day finished his Co-Lin career with a .316 batting average, .463 on-base percentage, and .514 slugging percentage.

After Co-Lin, Day continued his college career at the University of Missouri, playing two seasons for the Tigers. Day had a stellar 2022 season for the team, shining at the top of the lineup in which he batted .340 with 10 doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 29 RBIs. He also had an on-base percentage of .435 and led the team in runs scored with 50. Day finished his career at Mizzou with a .296 average, 102 hits, including 14 doubles, one triple, and nine home runs along with 50 RBIs, 15 stolen bases and 66 runs scored in 93 games played. Day also had a career on-base percentage of .402 and a .420 slugging percentage.


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