Tyler Ratliff hit his 11th homer of the season
Reynaldo Pastrana with a go ahead solo home run in the ninth
Coach Waggoner has won 250 games at the helm of the Thundering Herd
Tyler Ratliff homered and drove in four runs
Marshall's first walk-off win of the season
Marshall baseball senior day at Appalachian Power Park on May 20, 2017
Photos from Marshall baseball at Kennesaw State on Feb. 20, 2017. Photos by Clyde Click.
Photos from Marshall baseball's game at No. 21 Georgia Tech on Feb. 18, 2017. Photos by Clyde Click.
Photos from Marshall baseball's game at Georgia State on Feb. 17, 2017. Photos by Clyde Click.
Senior Day photos from Marshall baseball's game against Old Dominion. Photos shot by Lexi Browning.
2016 (Junior): Appeared in and started in 54 games at shortstop … had 42 hits in 155 at-bats for a .271 batting average with a .421 on-base percentage … was 8-for-12 with five RBIs, three doubles and three home runs in a series at WKU (May 13-15) … had a walk-off home run in extra innings against UAB (May 7) … had five home runs which came against Liberty (Feb. 26), UAB (May 7) and WKU (May 13-14) … had a season-high four hits and three RBIs at WKU (May 13) … registered nine multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games … had a 27-game reached-base streak and a seven-game hit streak … stole six bases .. laid down a team high 13 sacrifice bunts … held a .964 fielding percentage with 75 putouts and 141 assists … finished the season with 26 runs, 14 RBIs and seven doubles ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Pierce College (2013-2015): Had a .323 batting average in 2014 and a .285 batting avg. in 2015.
High School: Attended Olympia High School … had a .489 batting average in 2013 … Narrows League MVP … All-Area Player of the Year … first team All-State.
Personal: Born on July 15, 1995 … son of James Valenti and Marianne Kawaguchi … majoring in psychology.