|Hometown:||Santa Rosa, CA|
As a Junior in 2003: Went 3-5 on the year with a 4.50 ERA...Pitched a team-high 58.0 innings, including four complete games...Allowed no runs in seven innings in a 2-0 win over High Point on 3/29.
As a Freshman & Sophomore in 2001 & 2002: Transferred from Sabta Rosa Junior College where he posted a record of 9-4 in his second year and 17-5 over two years...Lettered in baseball for two years...Earned All-Northern California Community College honors in 2002...Named the Bay Valley Conference pitcher of the Year in 2002. Earned First-Team All-Bay Valley Conference honors in 2001.
High School: A graduate of Santa Rosa High School where he lettered in baseball for three years...Also lettered in basketball for two years...Empire Player of the Year in 2000...Earned All-Empire Baseball honors in 1999.
Personal: The son ofRick and Nancy DeMaria, Joel is concentrating in Economics.