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Griffin Joiner
#13

Position: C
Date of Birth: 06/30/1993
Height: 0' 0"   Weight: 0 lbs
Pro Experience: Akron Racers (2015-Present)
Bats: R
Throws: R
Birthplace: Hopkinsville, Kentucky


Biography:

 

TRANSACTION HISTORY:

  • Drafted 19th overall by the Akron Racers in the 4th round of the 2015 Draft.
  • Extended her contract with the Racers through the 2017 season on 10/26/15.

 

2017 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):

  • Hit her first professional home run on 7/27/17 against USSSA Pride.
  • Had career-highs in hits (28), runs (7), doubles (6), home runs (2) and RBI (10).
  • Hit for a career best .239 average, .270 OBP and .359 slugging pct.

 

2016 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):

  • 2016 All-NPF Catcher selection, first of career.
  • Led NPF catchers with 32.5% (13-of-40) of base stealers thrown out.
  • Played 48 games at catcher, batted .129 (13-of-101), scoring 3 runs, driving in 5 RBI and 1 double.

 

2015 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):

  • Played 28 games, with 8 hits, including 2 doubles, with 2 runs and 1 RBI.
  • Threw out 8-of-23 base stealers (34.8%).
  • Made her professional debut on 5/30/15 as a substitute.
  • Made her first start on 5/31/15 at first base.
  • Picked up her first hit, a single to right field, on 6/14/15.

 

COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS (KENTUCKY):

  • 3x SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2x All-SEC Defensive Team
  • 2014 3rd Team NFCA All-Southeast Region
  • 2013 All-SEC 2nd Team
  • 2012 All-SEC Freshman Team
  • Set Kentucky’s single season record for games played with 69 games in 2014.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Parents are David and Suzanne Joiner.
  • 2011 Miss Kentucky Softball and Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year in H.S.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Master's Degree in Sport Leadership
  • David Joiner played baseball and basketball at Vanderbilt, and played in the minor leagues with the New York Mets.

Career Statistics »

Year League Club GP AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2017 NPF Racers 48 .239 117 7 28 6 1 2 10 2 18 0
2016 NPF Racers 48 .129 101 3 13 1 0 0 5 7 13 0
2015 NPF Racers 28 .129 62 2 8 2 0 0 1 8 15 0

Catchers

# Name POS
13 Griffin Joiner C
15 Hannah Day C
42 Shelby Hiers C

Infielders

# Name POS
1 Ashley Thomas 2B
5 Sami Fagan SS
10 Kelley Montalvo 3B
20 Haley Fagan IF
21 Chandler Rice IF
23 Maddy Grimm IF
29 Nicole Schroeder IF
52 Sam Fischer-Cooke IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
3 Shellie Robinson OF
9 A.J. Andrews OF
11 Kristen Wyckoff OF
14 Megan Geer OF
25 Jennifer Gilbert OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
7 Megan Betsa P
8 Alexis Silkwood P
12 Jailyn Ford P
17 Sara Groenewegen P
33 Emily Weiman P
37 Rachele Fico P
44 Laura Winter P
51 Aimee Creger P

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