|8 Joe O'Malley|
Missed fall due to rehab from surgery last season ... Three-pitch guy that could compete for innings in a mid relief roll once rehab is completed ... 2009: Made six appearances on the mound all in a relief roll ... Limited in action due to elbow surgery ... Surrendered six runs (all earned) on seven hits ... Fanned four and walked two ... Posted a 10.12 ERA in 5.1 innings ... Pitched a scoreless inning of relief in first appearance of the season against Monmouth (2/22) ... Worked at least one inning of relief against Le Moyne, UNC Asheville, Norfolk State and Elon ... 2008: Redshirted ... 2007: Experienced action in four games all coming out of the bullpen ... Limited action due to tenderness in elbow ... Allowed four runs (all earned) on five hits, struck out and walked three and posted a 9.00 earned run average ... Made collegiate debut against Liberty (2/11) working one inning allowing one run with one strikeout ... Also saw action against Duke (2/25), Radford (3/14) and Savannah State (4/20) ... Opponents batted .333 against him with lefties (1-for-3) and right-handers (4-for-12) hitting .333 ... Played summer ball for Youse's Maryland Orioles in the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate League ... Appeared in six games recording an 0-1 record in 3.1 innings with a 21.60 ERA ... High School: A three-sport athlete at Moorestown High School that earned seven letters (4-baseball, 2-basketball, 1-soccer) ... Started every game for the Quakers either at first base, in the outfield or on the mound ... Three-time captain (sophomore, junior and senior) ... Inducted into Moorestown High School's Hall of Fame in 2006 ... Two-time conference Player-of-the-Year and first-team all-conference selection (junior and senior) ...Selected to the Carpenter Cup High School All-Star squad as a junior and senior ... Picked up a win in the Carpenter's Cup in the semifinals at the home of the Philadelphia Phillies Citizen Bank Park ... Starting and winning pitcher in the New Jersey North/South All-Star Game ... Named All South Jersey Pitcher (2006), All-Group III Pitcher (2005 and 2006) and all-county first baseman in 2006 ... Belted eight home runs as a senior setting the school's single-season record ... Led the Quakers in batting 3-of-4 seasons ... Named 2006 Team MVP and Outstanding Pitcher ... Tossed a three-hitter in a 2-0 win in the South Jersey Sectional Championship against No. 2 Seneca ... Pitched for the Tri-State Arsenal (U-17) in the National Championship Game picking up the win in the Louisville, Kentucky ... Selected to the 2005 AAU National Team ... Participant in the Perfect Game USA/ AFLAC Classic ... Named to the New Jersey Super 17 All-Star squad ... Member of the 2005 Baltimore Orioles Fall Showcase Team ... During senior season posted a 7-3 record with one save ... Logged 58 innings of work, striking out 78, allowing 30 hits and recording a 1.32 earned run average ... Opposing batters hit .143 against him in 13 appearances ... Went undefeated (8-0) on the mound for the Tri-State Arsenal during the summer before senior year ... In 2005, O'Malley was named one of the Top 300 players in the country by Baseball America ... Personal: Full name is Joseph Patrick O'Malley ... Nickname: "Joe" ... Born November 5, 1987 in Fairfax, Va. ... Son of Joe and Robin O'Malley ... Has three siblings (Matthew, Katie and Megan) ... Intended major is business marketing ... Father played professional baseball in the Atlanta Braves organization ... His sister Katie played four years of basketball at Johns Hopkins, while Megan is the starting attacker for the University of Virginia Lacrosse squad and a member of the USA Women's Lacrosse Team.
CAREER HIGHS - innings pitched: 1.0 (nine times, last vs. Elon 3/31/09); strikeouts: 2 vs. UNC Asheville (3/11/09); walks: 2 (twice, last vs. Elon 3/31/09); hits: 2 (four times, last vs. Elon 3/31/09); runs: 3 vs. Elon (3/31/09); earned runs: 3 vs. Elon (3/31/09).