Sam Hunter
Sam  Hunter


Ashland, Ky.

High School:
Paul Blazer HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185




COTTON: Waggoner’s Pantry Well-Stocked with Pitchers

Marshall returns nine pitchers from last season


Offense Powers @HerdBaseball Saturday at WVU; Splits Two Game Series

Bird had four hits with two RBIs in the series


Herd Routs Redhawks 16-3

Marshall downs Miami (OH) Wednesday


Herd Sends Two to Cape Cod League; 13 Others in Summer League Baseball

Matt Reed and Matt Margaritonda will both spend the summer in the Cape Cod League


Herd Continues Home Winning Streak

Marshall remains unbeaten at the Kennedy Center with a 7-2 win Friday

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.