Josh Carpenter joins the Beetles after his sophomore season with the North Alabama Lions. Carpenter is batting .299 with 29 RBI through 43 games so far this season. Carpenter was Gulf South Eastern division freshmen of the year for the Lions last year. He played in 46 games his freshmen year, batting an incredible .388 with 21 RBI and scoring 30 runs. Carpenter played his prep ball at Sparkman High School. At Sparkman Carpenter pitched in addition to playing short stop. Carpenter is a business major at UNA.