Joel Learnard
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Joel Learnard

Hometown:
Catlin, Ill.

High School:
Catlin

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
08/02/1992

Experience:
HS

B/T:
R/L

02/25/2012

ISU Wins Series With 9-4 Victory At Tennessee Tech

Matt Mirabal goes 3-for-6 with one RBI.

2012: Appeared in one game before medically redshirting.

Catlin High School: Four-year starter ... as a senior, amassed a 0.75 ERA with an 8-0 record ... struck out 121 through 56 innings ... hit .360 with 10 home runs ... helped Catlin to the Vermilion County Conference Championship and a 24-4 overall record ... named All-Vermilion Valley Conference selection ... as a junior, established a 0.80 ERA with an 8-2 record ... batted .396 with 10 home runs ... all-state honoree ... All-Vermillion Valley Conference selection ... as a sophomore, earned a 2.25 ERA with a 3-3 record and 96 strikeouts ... hit .450 with seven home runs ... All-Vermillion Valley Conference choice ... as a freshman, established a 1.00 ERA with a 2-0 mark and 20 strikeouts through 14 innings ... hit .333 with one home run ... also a four-year starter on the basketball team ... helped Catlin win the IHSA Class 1A basketball state championship during his junior year ... named an Illinois State scholar.

Personal:Born 8-12-92 in Urbana, Ill. ... son of Greg and Cindi Learnard ... has two brothers, Morgan and Ross ... Morgan also attends Illinois State ... cousin of fellow Redbird pitcher, JD Learnard ... major: Marketing