20 - Joel Leichty
Joel Leichty
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mason, Ohio
High School: Cincinnati Hills
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R

* Horizon League Academic Honor Roll
* Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll 

2011 - Sophomore Season: Appeared in 12 games out of the bullpen, pitching 17.1 innings...had a 2-0 record and 22 strikeouts...pitched 0.2 innings and got a win at USC-Upstate (Feb. 27)...threw a shutout inning vs. IPFW (March 1)...pitched 2.0 innings and struck out four against Bucknell (March 16)...worked 3.0 innings and struck out three at Valparaiso (April 30)...earned the win with 2.0 shutout innings and struck out four at IPFW (May 10)...worked 2.2 innings and struck out four at Cincinnati (May 17)...pitched 2.2 innings in league tourney game vs. Valparaiso (May 25).

2010 - Freshman Season: Made 10 relief appearances, posting a 1-2 record...totaled 13.1 innings with 13 strikeouts...threw a shutout inning and got the win vs. IPFW (March 31)...struck out four over 2.0 innings at UIC (April 9)...pitched a perfect frame and fanned two vs. UIndy (May 4).

High School: Three-year letterwinner who led his team to three consecutive conference titles...went 6-2 with 37 strikeouts in 35 innings as a senior...recorded 3-0 record with one save as a junior...served as team captain his senior year...high school coach: Larry Redwine.

Personal: Born Feb. 25, 1991...son of Keith and Mary Leichty...business major.