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26   Jimmy Marshall
Jimmy Marshall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, FL

High School:
Chiles HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 209

Position:
P

B/T:
R/R


2009: Team captain.

2008: Led all Seminole pitchers in relief appearances with 38 - sixth most in a single-season at Florida State...finished the season fifth in the ACC in appearances...ranks 10th all-time at FSU with 78 career relief appearances...posted a 6-2 record and a 3.69 ERA in 46.1 innings of work during his junior campaign...recorded 54 strikeouts while limiting opponents to a .232 average...picked up two saves on the year...posted at least two strikeouts in 15 games including a career-high four in two innings of work at Wake Forest...closed out the season posting a strikeout in 14 of his last 15 appearances including a streak of 14 straight...registered his first career save as he picked up the final three outs in the ninth to preserve a one-run victory at Auburn...second save came in game number three at Clemson...worked 1.1 innings of scoreless baseball to help complete the sweep of the Tigers...first victory of the season came in the series finale against Maryland throwing two scoreless innings...also picked up wins over Georgia, Virginia, Miami, NC State and North Carolina in the ACC Tournament...losses came at North Carolina and against Jacksonville...fired a season-high three innings of work against Georgia...made 16 appearances in league play posting a 4-1 record with a 3.48 ERA and one save...at one point during the year had a streak of 12.2 innings without giving up a run and another scoreless innings streak of 7.2...pitched all three games in the ACC Tournament at the Baseball Grounds in Jacksonville...worked three innings allowing just one run on three hits with four strikeouts and three walks...was the pitcher of record in the Seminoles come-from-behind victory over the Tar Heels in the final game of the tournament...pitched in four games during the NCAA Tournament including 0.2 scoreless innings against Stanford in the College World Series...worked a total of 5.2 innings in the postseason registering seven strikeouts...help opponents to a .203 average with runners on...even more impressive in two-out situations holding the opposition to just five hits in 58 at-bats, good for an average of .088...made four plate appearances recording two hits including a double...scored twice on the year.

2007: Led all relievers in ERA (1.39) with at least 10 appearances...went 2-0 with 27 strikeouts...gave up just five earned runs in 32.1 innings of work in 2007...has given up runs in 12 of 42 career appearances, a span covering 63.2 innings...opponents hit a team-low .205, while he limited the opposition to a .121 batting average with runner's on base...closed out the season with a scoreless innings pitched streak of 13.1 innings, a span covering 10 straight relief appearances...matched his career-high in innings pitched with 4.0 against Jacksonville...gave up a run in one inning of relief against Boston College, snapping his run of seven scoreless innings earlier in the year...topped his four innings of work against Jacksonville with a career-high 4.1 innings against the Wolfpack of NC State in Raleigh...posted two or more strikeouts in eight appearances...both victories came in league play pitching wins against Wake Forest (3/16) and North Carolina (4/21)...pitched 16.1 innings in 11 appearances in the ACC posting a 2.20 ERA...closed out the season with two strikeouts in 0.2 innings of work against Mississippi State in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional.

2006: One of the top freshman hurlers for FSU who played a key role out of the bullpen and started two games as well...the only freshman to start a game for Florida State in 2006...led all first-year players in ERA...combined on one shutout...did not allow a run in 11 of his 19 appearances...recorded at least one strikeout in 14 of his 19 games...both lefties and righties hit below .300 versus the freshman...teams hit just .250 off him with runners on base...pitched in 11 ACC games, second-most on the team...only All-Americans Tyler Chambliss, Bryan Henry and Luke Tucker had lower ERA's in ACC games in 2006...only freshman to start a conference game...held ACC opponents to a .279 batting average...conference batters hit just .212 versus Marshall with runners on base...averaged more than two strikeouts for ever walk he issued...recorded at least one strikeout in nine of his 11 appearances.

HIGH SCHOOL: First team All-State Class 4A as a junior and senior...Big Bend Player of the Year in 2005...first team All-Big Bend 2004 and 2005...ranked as the nation's 102nd high school player by Prospects Plus...2004 Baseball America Fall Wood Bat Team...offensive player award at Sarasota Baseball Classic...FACA All-Star...participated in the Tournament of the Stars in Joplin, Mo. ...West Coast Top 100 in Wilmington, N.C. ...Top 100 Prospect at Tropicana Field...two time MVP at Chiles...2004 Class 4A District Player of the Year...in 2004, went 6-1 in 50.2 innings of work with a 0.83 ERA...allowed just 12 runs while striking out 65 batters and walking nine...over one third of the 181 batters he faced were strikeout victims and only 17% reached base...was a perfect 2-0 with four saves in 2003...recorded 19 strikeouts in 19 innings of work...a lifetime .392 hitter at Chiles with eight career home runs, 14 doubles, one triple, 34 runs scored, 60 RBIs and 65 hits...improved his batting average from sophomore year to junior year by 79 percentage points as he hit .426 in 2004...slugged .702 as a junior hitting four homers, 12 doubles and a triple while driving in 38 runs...posted a .519 on base percentage while recording 40 hits in 94 at bats...scored 20 runs as well...hit .347 as a sophomore and drove in 22 runs and once again went yard on four occasions...honor roll junior and senior years...earned a 3.4 overall GPA in high school.

PERSONAL: Son of Jim and Annie Marshall...has a younger sister Kerri and a younger brother Chris...father attended Michigan on a golf scholarship...enjoys surfing, skimboarding and playing the guitar...major is social science...born on April 13, 1987.

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