2014: Appeared in eight games with five pinch-hit opportunities in 2014 ... served as one of two back-up catching replacements to Brett Lang going a perfect 5-for-5 in defensive statistics ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Dean's List (spring).
2013: Played in 26 games, and made 20 starts, primarily as the Friday night catcher for Tyler Barnette... Finished second on the team with 11 sacrifice bunts... Had a trio of two-hit games, the first in the season opener at home against Delaware State on 2/15, the second in the series-opener at home against Siena on 2/15 and his only Atlantic 10 Conference multi-hit game, in the series opener at home against George Washington on 4/12... Scored the tying run in a come-from-behind victory as the 49ers opened the A-10 Tournament with a 6-5 win over Richmond on 5/22... Dean's List (spring), Athletic Director's List (fall).
2012: Played 25 games, including 15 starts at catcher… Drove in a career-high three runs with a bases-clearing double, his only extra-base hit of the season, during a six-run ninth inning in a 12-6 road win at USC Upstate on 3/27… Finished tied for the team lead with two hits with the bases loaded (in three chances)… Recorded a career-high three hits in the series-opening game at Xavier on 3/30, raising his average from .188 to .300 at the end of March… With one hit in his first 11 at bats, recorded five that week for the average boost… Had a stretch of four out of five games with a hit, including a pair in the weekend opener against Saint Joseph’s on 4/20 and two more in the series finale at George Washington on 4/29… Finished the season with a hit in the two games he played in the final series of the year at home to St. Bonaventure for a two-game active hit streak… Recorded five sacrifice bunts, fifth-most on the squad… Finished with a hit in two pinch-hit appearances... Dean's List (spring).
2011: Did not play... Athletic Director's List (fall), Dean's List (spring).
Prep - Franklin High team went from District runners-up in 2007 to a Regular-Season and Region Championship and Section runner-up in 2008... Team finished runners-up at the District Tournament in 2010... He was named to the All-District Tournament team in 2010... Graduated Franklin High with honors.
Personal - Parents are Christie and Tim Raley... Has a younger brother, Danny, who joined the program for the 2014 season... Father Tim and uncle Dan played collegiately at Wichita State, with Tim playing professionally in the Milwaukee Brewers organization and Dan playing professionally in the Detroit Tigers organization... Major is economics... Birthday is August 28.
Field chances: 12, Dayton, May 12, 2013