2012:Played in 25 games, primarily in the outfield, with five starts ... Posted a .261 batting average with 10 runs scored and a 3.93 on-base percentage ... Collected first career hit and at bat against UC Irvine on March 2 ... Made first career start at Central Arkansas on March 10 ... Followed up a few days later with a 2-for-4 showing with two runs and a steal in a win over Houston Baptist on March 13 ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a walk at Northwestern State ... Scored twice in win vs. Prairie View A&M on April 24 ... Registered a hit in four games and scored a run in eight.
High School: Played for coach Mike Morgan at Pasadena Memorial High School where he batted .456 and stole 25 bases as a senior. ... Played in the 2011 Greater Houston Area Coaches Association All-Star Game. ... Was a three-year letterman in football as well as in baseball. ... Was a two-year all-district defensive back and punter.
Personal: Joseph T. Arechiga was born on Nov. 22, 1992 in Houston, Texas. ... Parents are James and Karen Arechiga of Pasadena, Texas.