Will Ray pitched seven shutout innings with seven strikeouts
Tommy Lane was a perfect 4-for-4 with three runs scored and a homer
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
Herd's first nine inning complete game shutout since 2004
Marshall baseball at Southern Miss on March 24, 2017. Photos by Joe Harper of Big Gold Photography.
Olney Central College (2015-16): Appeared in 57 of 58 games as a sophomore … batted .320 with 10 doubles, four triples, six home runs and drove in 39 RBIs … led the team in runs scored (60), OBP (.483), walks (41), HBPs (18), and triples … went 3-0 with one save on the mound in 16.2 innings … batted .273 with two home runs as a freshman … had a 1-0 record with one save and a 2.13 ERA in 12.2 innings on the mound.
High School: Attended Evansville Central High School … named to All-Southern Indiana Athletic Conference (SIAC) and All-Metro first team as a sophomore and a senior … All-SIAC second team as a junior … honorable mention 4A All-State, All-Metro Player of the Year and Tri-State Hot Stove League Player of the Year as a senior.
Personal: Born on Aug. 31, 1995 … son of Gregg and Patricia Ray … has two siblings, Lauren and Nolan … majoring in business management.