Tuesday, June 5, 2012

12-369: LF Terrell Joyce

With the 1st pick in the 12th Round (369th overall), the Astros select 6'3" 230lb LF, a 20-year old out of Florida State College (JuCo).

*Joyce has committed to Virginia Tech. Joyce:
“It’s awesome to know I’ll be going to a Division I program. Not only that, I’m going to the place I wanted to go all along. I wanted to go to Virginia Tech out of high school and now, I have the chance to play there. Growing up (in Newport News), everybody loved VT. It’s a great university and it’s all coming together now.”

*Click the above link for the full piece, but Joyce indicated that if he didn't get selected by the 10th Round, he's likely to honor his commitment to Virginia Tech.

*Joyce was the FCSAA Player of the Year, FCSAA First-Team All-State, and the Top Rated Overall Mid-Florida Conference Player.

*Joyce might not be all that excited about going in the 12th Round, but his dad sure is:
"He's just a huge fan of all Houston teams. He was a big Oilers fan, and he really likes the Astros, too. I guess he has another reason to like the Astros now."

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