2014: Appeared in 17 games with two starts ... Made second start and hit first career home run aginst SIUE (5/11) ... Matched career high with three RBI in that game ... Made first start of season vs. Chicago State (4/23) ... Drew two walks against Valpo (4/8) ... Had a pinch-hit double and scored a run vs. Nebraska-Omaha (2/22) ... Made 2014 debut as a defensive replacement in center field at USC (2/14).
2013: Reached base three times, including two hits at Purdue (4/5) ... Tallied two hits against Iowa (3/23) ... Hit his second triple and scored twice vs. LIU Brooklyn (3/14) ...Had a single off the bench at Missouri State (3/10) ... Notched first career three-hit game at Lipscomb (2/24) ... Drove in three runs against the Bisons, including two on his first collegiate triple ... Earned first start in right field against Michigan State (2/17) ... Made collegiate debut as a defensive replacement against Miami (2/15).
High School: Three-year letterwinner ... Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Class 4A all-state selection senior year and special mention all-state pick of Chicago Tribune ... Posted .429 average with five triples, seven home runs and 29 RBI senior year ... All-conference selection ... Third-team all-area pick of Chicago Sun-Times ... Team MVP ... Batted .600 in the 2011 playoffs including a walk-off homer against Niles West ... Hit .375 with four homers and 11 stolen bases as a sophomore ... Member of 2009 State Championship team ... Also competed in football ... Participated in the Stevenson Showcase and Silver and Black Showcase ... Played summer ball for the Wilmette Waves and was selected to league all-star game ... High School coach was Mike Napoleon ... Honor roll student.
Personal: Born Joshua Aaron Perlmutter ... Son of Jack Perlmutter and Beth Perlmutter... Father graduated from Northwestern ... Chose Northwestern over Harvard, Bucknell and Northern Illinois ... Anticipated major is economics.