42 - Joe Lincoln
Joe Lincoln
Height: 6-5
Weight: 230
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tipton, Mo.
High School: Kansas
Position: Catcher
Bats/Throws: R/R

Before Southern- Lincoln played one year each a Maple Woods CC and Kansas University. While at Maple Woods, he hit .304 with four home runs and 45 RBI. At KU last season, hit .240 with eight RBI in 19 games played.

In High School- Lettered three years in baseball for head coach Charlie Wilson ... Named all-district three years ... Named first team all-state three times ... Rawlings All-American ... Ranked No. 3 prospect in Missouri by Perfect Game ... Hit .629 as a senior with eight homers and 51 RBIs and 16 stolen bases ... Hit .456 with 18 homers and 119 RBIs during his high school career ... Also lettered four years in basketball ... Basketball team was a three-time district champion ... Basketball team qualified for state playoffs ... Also lettered three years in football ... A four-year member of the honor roll.

Personal- Son of Jimmy and Jera Lincoln ... Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 48th round of the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft ... Uncle, Gary Crane, played football for the Denver Broncos during the 1969 season ... Will major in Economics at Missouri Southern.