3  Tripp Faulk
Tripp Faulk
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Little River, S.C.

Last College:
USC Lancaster

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R

05/19/2012

Baseball Falls on 11th-Inning Walk-Off

Marshall's season will conclude Saturday at 2 p.m. ET

03/20/2012

Five-Run Seventh Propels Herd to 6-1 Victory Over Ohio

Marshall will enter conference play on consecutive wins

03/07/2012

Marshall Falls to No. 23 Wildcats 7-3

Kentucky continues its perfect season at 13-0

03/02/2012

Marshall Edged by Eastern Michigan 6-5

Herd now 5-14-1 all-time against EMU

2012: Appeared in 16 games mostly as a pinch hitter...earned two starts...recorded his first hit as a member of the Herd at No. 23 Kentucky (3/7)...doubled against Eastern Kentucky as his only other hit for the season (4/25).

Prior to Marshall: Spent one year at Wingate University followed by another year at USC-Lancaster (JC)...batted .295 at USC-L with five home runs and 30 RBIs...led team in offensive production.

Summer League: Played for the Florence Red Wolves of the Coastal Plains League and the West Virginia Miners of the Prospect League.

High School: Played baseball at North Myrtle Beach...hit .440 with a homerun in his junior year...hit .412 with five home runs in his senior year...set high school record for highest career batting average...North-South All-Star and two-time HSSR all-state honoree...won the school's first region championship sophomore year...ranked in the top 50 players in the state and #8 outfielder by Diamond Prospects...WPDE Athlete of the Week...drafted in the 38th round by the Atlanta Braves.

Personal: Born on Jan. 11, 1991...son of Paul and Betsy Faulk...father played for the San Francisco Giants and is currently an area scout for the Washington Nationals...has an older sister, Amanda, and a younger brother, Shane...majoring in business management.

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