Herd’s first nine inning complete game shutout since 2004
Andrew Zban was 2-for-3 with a two-run home run
Finfer was 2-for-4 with a solo home run
Wade Martin pitched five scoreless innings
First meeting between the teams since 2008
Photos from Marshall baseball's game at No. 21 Georgia Tech on Feb. 18, 2017. Photos by Clyde Click.
Ohio State (2015): Started in all seven games he appeared in for the Buckeyes … held a 3.27 ERA with a 4-0 record … pitched 33 innings with 15 strikeouts.
High School: Four-year starter at Olentangy Liberty ... a two-time first team all-state and three-time Ohio Capital Conference selection ... two-time OCC-Central Player of the Year and two-time all-district ... was 9-2 with a 0.53 ERA in 65.2 innings pitched, striking out 88 batters ... also batted .350 with a home run, 30 RBI and 10 doubles and helped guide the team to a regional final in 2014 and went 6-3 with a 1.90 ERA and 62 strikeouts in 57 innings pitched in 2013 and also hit .493 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 35 RBI and drafted in the 28th round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs ... also played one year of football for Olentangy Liberty, playing defensive end and quarterback.
Personal: Born on Nov. 30, 1995 … son of James and Betsy Niggemeyer … has a younger sister, Stephanie.