2018 (Freshman): Appeared in 10 games out of the bullpen for Tech … Went 0-0 with a 9.45 ERA over 6.2 innings of work … Registered five strikeouts … Held opponents to a .130 batting average on the season … Pitched one scoreless inning in the Jackets’ 10-0 shutout of Dartmouth (Feb. 23) … Also threw a scoreless inning versus Virginia Tech (March 17), against No. 6 Florida State (April 8), versus Georgia State (April 11), and at Pittsburgh (May 15).
Before Tech: Lettered in both baseball and football at the Marist School … Was a two-year letterwinner in baseball for head coach Mike Strickland and a three-year letterwinner on the football team for Allen Chadwick … Was ranked as high as the No. 6 prospect at first base and the No. 72 overall prospect in the class of 2017 for the state of Georgia by Perfect Game … Was also ranked as high as the No. 25 prospect at first base nationally by PG … Tabbed a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game honorable mention all-American and a southeast all-region second team member in 2017 … Recognized as a 2016 PG underclassmen high honorable mention all-American as a junior and a 2015 underclassmen all-American honorable mention his sophomore season … Helped lead his Marist squad to a 2017 state championship title, the program’s 13th overall, recording the game-winning hit in the championship game … Was a part of the 2016 regional championship team … Played for both the 6-4-3 DP Cougars and East Cobb Yankees summer teams … Was on the PG Super25 Championship team and the 2015 16U WWBA Memorial Day at LakePoint Championship team … Was named to the 2015 16U Memorial Day at LakePoint all-tournament team, the 2015 15U WWBA National Championship all-tournament team, the 2015 16U Perfect Game-East Cobb Invitational all-tournament team and both the 2014 and 2013 BCS Finals all-tournament teams … Was a senior team captain for the football team in 2017 … Was an all-region honorable mention in football his senior year … A 2017 honor roll member … A member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and was a part of the student-athlete leadership training at Marist.
Personal: Full name is Joseph Bernard Mannelly … Born June 9, 1999 in Atlanta, Ga. … Son of Bernard and Jennifer Mannelly … Has two younger brothers — Ryan and Andrew … Father, Bernard, played football at Notre Dame (1988-92) … Uncle, Patrick Mannelly, played football at Duke and played in the NFL for the Bears for 16 years … Grandfather, Donnie Allen, was a fullback at UGA … Enjoys playing video games, working out and playing tennis … Chose Tech because of the great academics, its rich baseball history and the great business opportunities for post Tech graduates … Intends to major in business administration.