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Sam Hunter
Sam  Hunter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ashland, Ky.

High School:
Paul Blazer HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
08/08/1993


05/18/2016

@HerdBaseball Wraps up Regular Season Against Old Dominion

Marshall has won nine straight Conference USA games

05/17/2016

@HerdBaseball Falls to Wake Forest in Fog Shortened Game

Game called in the bottom of the seventh

04/16/2016

No. 16 Florida Atlantic Cruises By @HerdBaseball

Wade Martin had a career-high five strikeouts

04/02/2016

@HerdBaseball Suffers Setback versus Louisiana Tech

Tyler Ratliff had a three-run home run

03/26/2016

Offense Lifts @HerdBaseball over FIU for Series Win

Sam Finfer went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run

05/21/2016

Marshall vs. Old Dominion - Senior Day

Senior Day photos from Marshall baseball's game against Old Dominion. Photos shot by Lexi Browning.

02/21/2016

Marshall at Florida A&M (2/20/16)

Photos from Marshall baseball game at Florida A&M on Feb. 20 at Moore-Kittles Field

2015 (Junior): Appeared in 12 games, all in relief … threw 6.1 innings with six strikeouts … had a game high two strikeouts at Miami of Ohio (April 1) and Florida Atlantic (April 3) … pitched a season high 1.1 innings at FAU (April 3) … finished season with a 4.26 ERA. Allowing three earned runs on eight hits.

2014 (Sophomore): 
Appeared in 29 games for the Herd in 2014, tying for fifth in single-season pitching appearances with fellow hurler Kolin Stanley...picked up his first collegiate save on 4/4 versus Florida Atlantic... threw a season high two innings on 4/18 versus WVU Tech, fanning five...ended the season with 13 strikeouts in 11 innings pitched.

2013 (Freshman): Made 10 appearances (all in relief) as a true freshman...did not receive any decisions or log any saves despite keeping teams scoreless over his first six outings (4.2 innings)...struck out his first hitter looking against Radford (3/22)...struck out five more, including a trio against Eastern Kentucky (4/3) in his longest outing of 2.0 innings...allowed six hits (only one for extra bases) in 6.2 total innings.

High School: Won district championship in football and region championship with all-state selection in baseball at Paul G. Blazer High School.

Personal: Born July 8, 1993...son of Sam and Susan Hunter...has two siblings: Jordan and Alex...major is Sports Management/Marketing.