Josh Ake joined the Sooners in 2014 after a brief stay at Howard College. IN Oklahoma Ake batted .188 in 33 games only making 22 starts. In 2013 he played in 36 games at Howard College posting a .278 average with 15 runs scored and 10 RBI. Ake attended North Carolina in 2011-12, but did not playAke is not new to the NECBL. He spent the 2012 summer with the Danbury Westerners posting a .265 average with 11 runs scored in 25 games for the then Western Division team.Before college Ake guided Hunterdon Central to two state championships, while earning four letters for head coach Mike Raymond. Ake was drafted in the 29thround (882nd) by the New York Mets in 2011 and rated as the No. 4 player in the state of New Jersey by Perfect Game. He was also named All-State Third Team and All-Group Second Team as a junior.