|HONORS & AWARDS
|2012||C-USA Baseball All-Academic Team|
|2012||Commissioner's Honor Roll|
|2012||C-USA Pitcher of the Week (March 5, 2012)|
|2012||College Baseball 360 Primetime Performer|
|2012||Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team|
|2011||C-USA Championship All-Tournament Team|
|2011||Commissioner's Honor Roll|
|2010||Commissioner's Honor Roll|
|2009||C-USA Second Team All-Conference|
|2009||Commissioner's Honor Roll|
|2008||NCAA College Station Regional All-Tournament Team|
|2008||C-USA Championship All-Tournament Team|
|2008||Commissioner's Honor Roll|
Drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 34th Round at No. 1053 in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Made 16 appearances with eight starts on the bump for the Cougars...Started first five appearances...Finished with a 2-6 record and a 7.47 ERA...In 53.0 innings pitched, struck out 41...Had a career-high 10 strikeouts in a win over Tennessee at the Houston College Classic (March 2)...Had back-to-back 7.0 inning starts vs. Texas State (Feb. 24) and vs. Tennessee...Went 5.0+ innings in five of his eight starts...Pitched 5.0 scoreless innings in a win over Tulane in relief (May 11)...Fanned seven vs. Texas State and six vs. Tulane...Made three starts in C-USA play...Struck out 17 in 21.1 innings...Was named C-USA Pitcher of the Week (March 5)...Honored as a College Baseball 360 Primetime Performer (March 6)...Named to the Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team...Recognized on the C-USA All-Academic Baseball Team
REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2011)
At starter, pitched four innings, allowing one run on three hits against East Carolina (April 21)...Pitched five innings against UCF, allowing one run on two hits (May 1)...Recorded 2.1 scoreless innings against Southern Miss, allowing only two hits (May 13)...C-USA Championship: Pitched eight innings as the starter against Rice in the championship game, allowing three runs on eight hits with four strikeouts (May 28).
Sat out the season to recover from shoulder surgery.
Played for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod Baseball League... Finished first in the Eastern Division with a 28-15 record.
Made his first start against Kansas State, recording 3.2 innings, allowing eight hits, seven runs and two walks while striking out three batters (Feb. 21)... Pitched his longest-career relief, throwing for 5.2 innings, while allowing one hit, two walks and striking out seven batters (March 29)... Went one inning of relief, striking out two while not allowing a hit or run against UTSA (April 1)... Pitched 4.0 innings against Southern Miss, striking out five batters (April 11)... In his first Friday start of the season, pitched six shutout innings, allowing four runs, five walks while earning his second win of the season against Memphis (April 17)... Recorded his first career shutout and was the first Cougar this season to pitch a complete game, allowing six hits, no runs, walking one and striking out six batters, while earning the win against Marshall in the series opener (April 24)... Notched the win going 5.1 innings against No. 2 Rice, allowing four runs and four strikeouts (May 1)... Made his fourth consecutive Friday start going 5.2 innings, allowing four runs and five strikeouts against No. 22 East Carolina (May 8)... In his fifth consecutive Friday start, pitched 3.1 innings against UCF, allowing six hits (May 14)... Pitched 6.0 innings against UAB in the C-USA Tournament opener, striking out four batters (May 20).
Made his collegiate debut during the middle game of the Pacific series... Struck out seven in six innings against the Tigers... Struck out eight in 6.2 innings against Oklahoma during the Houston College Classic... Collected his first save after tossing a shutout ninth inning against Sacred Heart... Threw an inning of shutout relief during the middle game of the Tulane series... Earned his first collegiate win after throwing five innings against Sam Houston State... Picked up his second straight win after allowing four runs off six hits and four walks with a career-high-tying eight strikeouts in five innings against McNeese State... Struck out both batters he faced during Southern Miss series finale. C-USA Championship: Tossed 6.2 shutout innings with only two hits and two walks allowed and six strikeouts during the elimination game against UAB... Retired 12 consecutive Blazer batters early in the game as the Cougars built a 2-0 lead. NCAA College Station Regional: Recorded the final two outs in the 11th inning against UIC to record his second save... Hours later, tossed a complete-game win against No. 9 Texas A&M during the first championship game... Allowed only three runs off five hits and six walks with four strikeouts in nine innings.
MIDWAY HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked No. 3 by Jason Becker's Inside Prep Baseball Texas Top 25... Played for head coach Tom Gladney... Member of the National Honor Society...Senior (2007): Was an All-District Second-Team performer at quarterback for the Panthers. Junior (2006): Led the Panthers to a 24-10 overall record and a share of the District 16-4A championship... Finished as a bi-district finalist... Pitched to a 4-2 record with 55 strikeouts and a 2.55 ERA in 35.2 innings of work... Was an All-District 16-4A performer at quarterback. Sophomore (2005): Helped lead Midway to the District 16-4A championship... Pitched in the state championships game.
Full name is Jared Corbin Ray... Born Feb. 25, 1989 in Dallas, Texas... Son of Bill and Dianne Ray... Psychology major... Also was recruited by Baylor, LSU, and TCU.