#17 Josh Prater | Pitcher
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Previous School: Pine Creek HS
2015: GPAC Pitcher of the Week (April 21)
Prater made 10 appearances and eight starts (tied for second on the team) on the mound ... went 3-2 with 3.03 ERA in 35.2 innings ... struck out 34 while allowing 36 hits and 20 walks ... concluded the season with an active streak of 18-straight scoreless innings ... finished season with back-to-back shutouts in outings against York and Morningside ... struck out a career high 10 hitters in the four-hit shutout of York on 4-14-15.
Prater appeared in 11 games for the Bulldogs including 9 starts ... Recorded a 2-3 record along with 26 strikeouts on the year.
Lettered for three years and started for two at the varsity level at Pine Creek High School for head coach Glenn Millhauser … earned second team all-conference honors … helped the Eagles to four state tournament appearances, including top eight finishes each time … played football for one year … four-year member of the honor roll … awarded Flight of the Eagles medal and John C. Maxwell Student Leadership award.
Born in Kansas City, Mo., on Aug. 19, 1995 … son of Mike and April … has two younger brothers and a younger sister … member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes … enjoys volunteering.