2006 Journalist


Joe Persichina, Arizona State University


Joe Persichina is a junior middle infielder for Arizona State who will contribute a weekly journal to CollegeBaseballInsider.com in 2006. Persichina, a native of Torrance, Calif., started 42 games as a freshman and was an honorable-mention all-Pac-10 selection after hitting .320 and fielding at a .985 clip. Last year, he started 28 games on the infield and hit the go-ahead homer - only the third of his career - that lifted ASU past Cal State Fullerton and into the College World Series.




Ready for Regionals (6/2/06)

Wake-up Call (5/27/06)

Finding Our Groove (5/20/06)

School's Out, Time for a Cut and Some Fishin' (5/13/06)

The Stretch Run - On the Field and in the Classroom (4/30/06)

Heading Home for the Weekend (4/22/06)

Facing an Ace, and ASU's Ironman (4/14/06)

Snow Day (4/4/06)

Hair-way Robbery (3/25/06)

A Business Trip over Spring Break (3/17/06)

Deep in the Heart of Texas (3/10/06)

Sinkholes and 'Fungoman' (3/4/06)

Road Trip (2/25/06)

Trying to Turn Things Around (2/18/06)

Preparing for a Surprise Weekend (2/11/06)

Getting Your Mind off the Game (2/3/06)