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Sean Ray
Sean Ray

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Kellam

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 182

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
08/16/1988

Experience:
3L

B-T:
L-L

2010 - JUNIOR YEAR
Finished the year 2-3 with a 3.72 ERA in 36 1/3 innings ... Tied with Austin Hubbard for the team lead with 26 appearances ... Led the team with five holds ... Retired the first he hitter he faced 46 percent of the time (12-of-26) ... Inherited 32 runners with 12 (38 percent) coming around to score ... Made two appearances in the NCAA Regionals, throwing a total of 3 1/3 innings, both against Clemson (6/5 & 6/7) ... Allowed two runs on three hits in two innings in the final game of the season ... Was the hard-luck loser in the SEC Tournament loss to Ole Miss (5/28) ... Had entered with two on and two out in the eighth and retired the first hitter he faced ... Had a 1-2-3 ninth and then left with a man on first and one out in the 10th ... Runner turned into the game-winning run ... Had a hold against Jacksonville State (5/18), allowing just one walk and striking out one in 1 1/3 innings ... Took a blown save and a loss at South Alabama (5/11), entering with two on and one out in the 11th before allowing a RBI double and a walk-off home run to the only two hitters he faced ... Appearaed in all three games of the Mississippi State series (5/7-9)... Threw a total of 1 2/3 innings ... Had a string of nine straight appearances (4/14-5/8) in which he didn't allow an earned run (8 1/3 innings) ... Made two appearances at Arkansas (5/1 & 5/2) ... Faced just one batter on Saturday (5/1) and allowed a hit ... Threw two scoreless innings on Sunday, striking out three ... Threw a perfect inning against Samford (4/27) .... Had a 10-pitch perfect inning against Troy (4/20) ... Threw 4 2/3 innings on Saturday against No. 3 LSU (4/10), picking up the win in relief of Jon Luke Jacobs ... Entered in the second and allowed a run in the inning but did not surrender another run until after he was pulled in favor of Michael Hurst with a man on second and two outs ... Earned his first win of the season in relief of Dexter Price against Georgia State (4/6) ... Walked in a run after entering with the bases loaded and then threw the next 2 1/3 innings, allowing a run on two hits and three walks, striking out two as Auburn won 22-7 ... Had a solid relief appearance at Troy (3/31) ruined when a pair of unearned runs scored following his departure ... Had retired the first eight hitters he faced before leaving with two on and one out in the eighth ... Threw the final two innings of the sweep-clinching win at Georgia on Sunday (3/21), allowing one hit ... Suffered his first loss of the season on 3/12 at No. 2 Arizona State ... Entered with the bases loaded and two out and got out of the inning, retiring seven straight, before the eighth-inning leadoff hitter reached on an error and came around to score ... Earned Auburn's first hold of the season with two scoreless innings in relief of Dexter Price against Davidson (3/3-Gm1), entering with two on and two out ... Allowed four unearned runs in his first appearance of the season as Auburn committed two errors in a four-run seventh inning by Southeast Missouri (2/19) ... Pitched twice during the Auburn Classic, allowing two runs on four hits and a walk in 1 2/3 innings.

2009 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Was 2-0 with a 1.59 ERA in seven relief appearances ... Threw 19 innings of scoreless relief over his last six appearances, allowing six base hits during that time frame, all singles ... Earned his first career SEC win by throwing the final 5 1/3 innings in a 3-1 win over Alabama (5/15), clinching the series victory ... Allowed just four base runners (two hits, two walks) after taking the hill in the top of the fourth with a man on and two out in the resumed portion of a suspended game from the night before ... Earned his first career win against Georgia Southern (5/12), entering in the fifth and allowing back-to-back singles before retiring the next 10 hitters he faced ... Fanned a career-high four in the outing ... Tossed a career-long six scoreless inning in relief of Grant Dayton at Kentucky (5/10 - Gm 2), allowing just one base-runner and striking out one ... Threw a then-career-high 3 2/3 innings against Ole Miss (5/1), walking the first two hitters he faced before sitting down 10 straight to end the game ... Had a career-high three strike outs in the outing ... Recorded a line out from the only hitter he faced against Samford (4/21) ... Earned his first career hold in a two-inning outing at Florida State (2/26), striking out two.

2008 - REDSHIRT FRESHMAN YEAR
Made three appearances, throwing a combined 5 1/3 innings ... Held opponents to a .227 batting average ... Went a then-career-long two innings in relief vs. LSU (5/16) ... Allowed four runs (all unearned) on three hits and two walks, striking out a career-high five ... Made second career relief appearance at Alabama (4/27), throwing 1 2/3 scoreless innings ... Made his Auburn debut Florida State (3/2), allowing two runs on one hit and four walks in 1 2/3 innings.

2007 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL
Played in St. Clair Jones' program at Floyd E. Kellam ... 2005 First Team All-District ... Second Team All-District as a sophomore and senior ... Went 18-10 during his high school career with 216 SO ... Went 6-4 with a save and a 0.89 ERA as a senior, striking out 134 while walking just nine ... Was 6-3 with two saves as a junior, racking up 90 SO with just 11 BB ... Participated in the Perfect Game National Showcase at Turner Field ... Was one of 34 players chosen to try out for the Junior National Olympic Team in Joplin, Mo. ... Rated in Baseball America's Top 300 Class of 2006.

PERSONAL
Sean Michael Ray ... Born on Aug. 16, 1988 ... Son of Bob and Kim Ray ... Majoring in communications with a minor in psychology.

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20083.38003000005.15627610129.22700000
20091.592070000022.2134451200081.17300010
20103.7223260000036.12923152133603160.21622012
TOTAL2.9443360000064.14733213351704270.20322022