Rice -- 2004: Worked his way into nine relief appearances... Was called to face nationally-ranked foes Texas, Texas A&M and Arizona State... Held a total of 33 hitters to a composite .152 batting average... Maintained a 4.35 ERA and averaged 10.5 strikeouts per nine innings of work... Fanned three in 1.2 innings in his Division I debut against third-ranked Texas at the Minute Maid Park College Classic... Pitched a season-long two innings twice, a pair of scoreless outings against Sam Houston State and Louisiana Tech... Threw 3.0 innings in the WAC, allowing one hit while striking out four.
High School -- All-state and all-greater Houston honoree as a senior at Clear Creek High School in 1983... Earned all-District 24-5A honors with a 9-2 record.
Personal -- Full Name: Joshua Brandon Forester. Born: Oct. 14, 1984 in Jacksonville, Fla. Parents: Marty and JoAnne Smith, League City (two brothers, one sister). College: Martel.