Men's Volleyball

18 Josh Cothron
18 Josh Cothron
Height: 6-9
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bradenton, Fla.
Position: Middle Blocker
Previous School: St. Stephens Episcopal School

As a sophomore (2012): Played in six matches, including one start…Posted five kills and one block.

As a freshman (2011): Played in seven matches, including one start…Posted 10 kills and six blocks.

High School: Graduated from Saint Stephens Episcopal School in Bradenton, Fla.

Personal: Full name is Joshua Charles Cothron…Born on August 25, 1991 in Bradenton, Fla…Son of Anthony and Nancy Cothron…Has two brothers, Casey (20) and Bryce (14)…Casey plays volleyball at Johnson and Wales University Wildcats in Denver, Co…Mother Nancy played volleyball at Florida State University…Majoring in elementary education…Joshua helped disaster relief efforts in Nashville, Tenn. after floodings.

More about Joshua: Favorite book: “Eragon”…Favorite midnight snack: Fruity Pebbles…Favorite movie: “I, Robot”…Favorite musical artists: Linkin Park, Skillet, Zac Brown Band…Favorite song: “Hands Held High” by Linkin Park…Favorite sports teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Rays…Favorite athlete: Phil Dalhausser of the U.S. National team…Joshua’s advice to kids: “Do the best with what you have with no complaints”…Favorite color: Red…Favorite sport other than volleyball: Basketball…People Joshua most admires: His parents…Best advice Josh has ever been given: “Work hard and you will succeed”…What people don’t know about Josh: He never played indoor volleyball before college…When people first meet Joshua, they think: He is tall.