Ben Hays
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Ben Hays

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Joplin, Mo.

High School:
Joplin

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225

Position:
RHP

Experience:
HS

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Ben Hays

Career Pitching
Year
G-GS
W-L
ERA
SV
CG
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
OBA
2008
17-5
1-3
7.59
1
0
40.1
45
45
34
19
26
.280
2009
2-2
0-1
24.92
0
0
4.1
9
12
12
7
6
.409
Total
19-7
1-4
9.27
1
0
44.2
54
57
46
26
32
.295

Career Bests
Innings: 6.0 vs. Eastern Kentucky (3/11/08)
Strikeouts: 5, three times, last at Purdue (4/8/09)

Biography and Career Highlights

2008: Appeared in 17 games, with five starts on the mound ... threw back-to-back scoreless outings to start off his college career against Valparaiso (3/1) and at Bethune-Cookman (3/8) ... threw a career-high six innings and struck out five in his first-career start versus Eastern Kentucky (3/11) ... pitched an inning of scoreless relief at Creighton (3/28) and Iowa (4/2) ... threw three scoreless innings to pick up his first-career save at Evansville (4/6) ... struck out four in 4.1 innings of work against Illinois-Chicago (4/15) ... tied his career-high with five strikeouts and picked up his first-career win against Chicago State (4/20) ... made his first-career Missouri Valley Conference start at Missouri State (4/27) ... pitched two scoreless innings of relief at Western Michigan (5/13) ... played for the Joplin Slashers in the Jayhawk League during the summer.

Joplin HS: Helped his team to back-to-back conference and district championships ... was a three-year letterwinner ... two-time first-team all-conference selection and first-team all-area honoree his senior year ... finished with a 6-2 record his senior season, and went 7-1 during his junior campaign ... was also a four-year member of the honor roll.

Personal: Born 4-20-89 in St. Louis, Mo. ... son of Robert and Lisa Hays ... has one sister, Emma ... major: business administration.

*statistics as of 5/22/09




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Record

24.92
Earned run average

6
Strikeouts

.409
Opponent batting average