Tyler Ratliff hit his 11th homer of the season
Will Ray pitched seven shutout innings with seven strikeouts
Tyler Ratliff homered and drove in four runs
Marshall's first walk-off win of the season
Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools
2017 (Freshman): Tied for a team-high 24 relief appearances … pitched 34.1 innings, finishing with a 4-1 record … had wins over Kennesaw State (Feb. 19), Middle Tennessee (April 2), Morehead State (April 11) and Ohio (April 12) … held a 7.60 ERA … allowed 29 earned runs on 33 hits and recorded 36 strikeouts … recorded at least one strikeout in 16 games, including a season-high five against Middle Tennessee.
High School: Attended Jackson High School … a two-sport athlete as he lettered in football and baseball … an All-League first team selection all four years … selected to the All-District first team for three seasons … named All-State for one season … a Perfect Game Pre-Season All-American and Pre-Season PBR Pitcher of the Year as a senior … named SEOAL Player of the Year in his junior and senior season … played in summer leagues for the Midland Redskins, Ohio Elite, Mid-Ohio Bullets, Southern Ohio Storm, Jackson County Black Sox and Gallipolis Sluggers … member of the National Honor Society … was the senior class treasurer … volunteered at the Scioto County Homeless Shelter and My Brother’s Buddy.
Personal: Born on Oct. 21, 1997 … son of Dusty and Wendy Sexton … has one sibling, Holly … majoring in biology.