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Wally Marciel

Position LHP
Height 5'11''
Weight 232 lbs.
Class Redshirt Senior
Hometown Kailua, Hawaii
High School Iolani

Career Honors & Records:

  • Ping! Baseball All-Freshman Second Team (2007)
  • Three-time Big 12 Commissioner[apos]s Honor Roll (Spring, 2007; Spring, 2008 and Fall, 2008)
  • Three-time Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll (Spring, 2007; Spring, 2008 and Fall, 2008)
  • 2006-07 Jayhawk Scholar

Summer 2010: Pitched for the Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods League … Went 3-0 with a 5.40 ERA in 45 innings pitched … Head coach was Matt Hollod.

2010 (RS-Junior): Made 28 appearances, including 27 out of the bullpen … Posted a 2-1 record with a 4.26 ERA in 44 1/3 innings pitched … Held opponents to a .220 batting average … Held opponents to a .219 batting average with men on base … Opened the season with four-straight scoreless appearances … Tossed 4 1/3 innings of relief to earn his first win against Iowa (March 7) … Collected at least one strikeout in eight-straight appearances (March 20-April 16) … Pitched 2 1/3 hitless innings at Creighton with four strikeouts (April 7) … Pitched two scoreless innings in extra-inning victory over Missouri (May 9) … Tossed 9 1/3 straight innings of scoreless relief (May 9-May 18) … Recorded a career-high eight strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings of relief against Arkansas-Little Rock to earn his second win (May 18).

Summer 2009: Played for the Oahu Paddlers in the Hawaii Collegiate Baseball League … Posted a 4-1 record with a 3.38 ERA in six starts for the Paddlers … Struck out 32 in 40 innings pitched.

2009 (Junior): Granted a medical hardship.

2008 (Sophomore): Named to the Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll … Made nine appearances, including seven starts for the Jayhawks … Posted a 3-4 record with a 7.42 ERA and 22 strikeouts … Scattered five hits and one run over six innings to earn first victory at Hawaii-Hilo (2/22) … Allowed two runs over 5 2/3 innings at Arkansas to take a tough-luck loss (2/27) … Earned second win against LeMoyne (3/5), allowing two runs on six hits over five innings … Pitched three scoreless innings and a season-high five strikeouts against Saint Mary (4/2) … Missed the final seven weeks of the season with an injury.

Summer 2007: Went 2-1 with a 2.85 ERA in 19 2/3 innings for the Topeka Golden Giants of the MINK League … Teammate of current Jayhawk Max Ellenbecker.

2007 (Freshman): Named to the All-Freshman Second Team by Ping! Baseball … Made 19 appearances and 10 starts as a freshman … Went 5-3 with a 3.94 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 59.1 innings … Pitched five innings, giving up only two earned runs and striking out six to earn his first win in a Jayhawk uniform against Hawaii-Hilo (2/2) … Pitched 14 consecutive scoreless innings over five appearances (4/1-4-18) … Took a no-hitter into the sixth inning in his final start of the season against Nebraska (5/20).

High School: Lettered four times for head coach Dean Yonamine at Iolani High School … Hawaii Gatorade Player of the Year in 2006 … Two-time All-Interscholastic League of Honolulu selection … All-state selection as a senior … Played four years of Iolani American Legion ball … Also lettered twice in basketball in high school.

Personal: Son of Walter and Kathleen Marciel … Has two siblings, Tiane and Wyllie … Drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 36th round of the 2006 MLB Amateur Draft … American studies major.