18  Alex Thackston
Alex Thackston
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Proctorville, Ohio

High School:
Fairland HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 188

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L

06/10/2014

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

05/03/2014

Herd Surges with a Seven Run Seventh to Win Saturday

The Herd rallied from behind to score seven in the 7th

04/19/2014

Herd Sweeps Tech in Fifth Straight Win

Marshall took the 6-2 finale Saturday

03/26/2014

Marshall Falls to Ohio State

Marshall loses 4-0 to the Buckeyes Wednesday

03/26/2014

Marshall to Battle the Buckeyes Midweek

The Herd will travel to Columbus, Ohio to take on Ohio State

2014:Made 19 appearances including three starts...recorded a career high seven strikeouts in a five inning, four hit performance on 4/19 versus WVU Tech where he earned his first win of the season...recorded three strikeouts in 1.2 innings of relief on 2/17 versus Towson... recorded 23 strikeouts, including nine looking, in 25 1/3 innings of work...picked up his first collegiate save on 3/8 versus East Carolina.

2013: Made eight starts in his true freshman season, including four weekend starts...appeared 11 times from the bullpen...picked up his first and only winning decision of the season in a midweek tilt with Eastern Kentucky (5/1)...finished the season 1-3 with an ERA of 4.81...struck out 20 and walked 23 over 33.2 innings on the bump...struck out the second batter he faced on the season against Old Dominion (2/16)...struck out four twice: Central Michigan (3/15) and West Virginia (4/2).

High School: Attended Fairland High School.

Personal: Born December 12, 1993...son of Pete and Tammy Thackston...has three siblings: Tyler, Josie, and Peter...majoring in business.

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