2006: Marshall's No. 1 starter on weekends ... led team with 88.2 innings pitched and 15 starts ... allowed two earned runs or fewer in half of his eight C-USA starts ... hard-luck loser against No. 17 Tulane (5/7) after tossing 9 1/3 innings and allowing just two runs in complete-game effort ... hurled eight innings and surrendered two runs and four hits and left with lead against Memphis (4/7) ... allowed seven hits and two earned runs while striking out six to pick up win against Southern Miss (4/28) ... tossed six innings and surrendered two earned runs in victory at UAB (4/14) ... went distance in 4-1 loss at Houston (3/25) ... gave up a run over 6 1/3 innings against Cleveland State (3/19) to earn first win of season ... earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll academic honors.
2005: Appeared in 11 games and started six ... had by far the best strikeout to walk ratio on team (2.8), striking out 31 while yielding just 11 walks in 42 2/3 innings of work ... fanned career-high 12 batters in 7 1/3 innings in final start of season at Buffalo ... 12 strikeouts was season high for Marshall pitchers ... earned first win of season with solid relief performance at Miami (Ohio) (4/3), going 5 1/3 innings and allowing just one earned run and three hits ... tossed two scoreless innings of relief at Kentucky (4/27).
St. Catherine College: Went 8-0 with 1.97 ERA as freshman ... played for coach Luther Bramblett ... ranked seventh in JC pitcher poll ... recognized as "Players to Watch" in collegiate magazine ... his eight wins was a single-season school record, while 1.97 ERA is third all-time ... served as team captain ... played summer ball for Front Royal Cardinals of Valley League in 2003.
High School: Went 8-2 with 0.74 ERA at Paintsville High School ... two-time All-State and All-Area nominee ... three-time All-Region player ... played on East West All-Star Team ... high school won four district championships and two regional championships during his stint.
Personal: Born Feb. 22, 1983 ... parents are Chuck and Brenda Slone ... has sister, Lauren (17) ... majoring in management with minor in marketing.