Baseball 2014 – Player Profile

Ray Gambone

Ray Gambone – 19

Year: Junior

Major: Criminal Justice

Height: 6-2

Bats/Throws: Left/Left

Position: LHP

High School: Upper Merion

Hometown: Bridgeport, Pa.

Awards: 2013: ABCA/Rawlings All-East Region Second; Team Daktronics All-East Region Second Team; NCBWA All-East Region Second Team; CACC All-Tournament Team; First Team All-CACC; CACC Pitcher of the Week (4/1)


Biography

2013 Season: One of the strongest arms in the starting rotations as a sophomore, appearing in 16 games while making 15 starts – named First Team All-CACC and CACC All-Tournament Team as a starting pitcher – named Second Team All-East Region for ABCA/Rawlings, Daktronics, and NCBWA – finished 44th in NCAA with a 2.05 earned run average – collected a team high nine wins, going 9-1 – struck out a team high 66 batters in 88 innings – threw a complete game shutout at Philadelphia on March 27, allowing five hits while striking out eight batters – struck out a season’s best 10 batters at USciences on March 20 – pitched eight scoreless innings in the CACC Tournament against Chestnut Hill, striking out five – pitched eight scoreless innings against St. Thomas Aquinas in the NCAA East Region Tournament, striking out five batters while picking up the win.

2012 Season: Started four games on the mound as a freshman, making nine appearances – struck out 21 batters in 27 innings – pitched a season high five innings twice, first against St. Rose and again at West Chester – struck out a season high six batters in his first collegiate start against St. Rose – tossed 2.1 innings without allowing a run and striking out five against Southern New Hampshire in the NCAA East Region Tournament.

High School: Two-Year letterwinner at Upper Merion high school for head coach Jason Darnell – helped team go 15-8 and win the District Tournament as a sophomore in 2009 as a pitcher – named First Team All-Suburban One League American Conference, All-Area and All-East during time at Upper Merion.

Personal: Raymond “Ray” Joseph Gambone – son of Ray and Dina Gambone – father, Ray, played lacrosse at Towson University – has a younger sister, Dominique – majoring in criminal justice at Wilmington with career aspirations of getting drafted into the MLB or becoming a State Trooper – his favorite professional sports team is the Pittsburgh Steelers – if he could date a celebrity, he would date Emma Watson – the most played song on his iPod is Don Omar’s “Danza Kuduro”.

Year

ERA

W-L

App

GS

CG

Sho

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2012

4.33

0-3

9

4

0

0/0

0

27.0

31

18

13

17

21

2013

2.05

9-1

16

15

1

1/1

0

88.0

71

26

20

29

66

Total

2.58

9-4

25

19

1

1/1

0

115.0

102

44

33

46

87