LSU Gold
Position
Left-Handed Pitcher
Height
6'2
Weight
196
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Southlake, Texas
High School
California HS
B/T
R-L
Experience
1L

2023 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2023 Season
• Enjoyed an outstanding true freshman season, appearing in 18 games as a reliever and posting a 5-2 record, a 3.93 ERA and two saves … recorded 19 walks and 41 strikeouts in 34.1 innings
• Earned relief win in CWS game vs. Wake Forest (June 21), working 4.2 scoreless innings with three hits, one walk and a career-high six strikeouts
• Posted relief win in NCAA Baton Rouge Regional championship game vs. Oregon State (June 5), limiting the Beavers to two runs on three hits in 3.0 innings with one walk and four strikeouts
• Pitched a scoreless 1.2 innings at Georgia (May 20) with two hits, no walks and three strikeouts
• Earned win over McNeese (May 16) – 3.0 IP with one unearned run, one hit, two walks and two strikeouts
• Herring worked the final three innings on April 21 at Ole Miss to earn his second save of the year, blanking the Rebels on no hits with two walks and three strikeouts
• Pitched three scoreless relief innings at South Carolina (April 7), allowing two hits and two walks with three Ks
• Earned his first career save on March 31 versus Tennessee, as he blanked the Vols over 2.0 innings with no hits, no walks and four strikeouts
• Recorded two relief wins in one week over Central Arkansas (March 21) and Arkansas (March 25), pitching a combined 4.1 innings and allowing one run on three hits with two walks and five strikeouts
• Worked 2.0 innings in March 25 win over Arkansas, allowing one run on two hits with one walk and two strikeouts
• Earned first career collegiate win on March 21 vs. Central Arkansas, working 2.1 shutout innings and allowing just one hit with one walk and three strikeouts
• Voted to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll as a finance major

High School
A 2022 MaxPreps All-American … voted the 2022 Dallas Morning News Player of the Year … also named Player of the Year on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 6A all-state baseball team … posted a 13-1 record in 2022 with a 0.24 earned run average in leading Southlake Carroll to the state title … recorded 145 strikeouts in 87 innings in 2022, and he had a stretch of 47.1 scoreless innings … posted a 6-0 record with 71 strikeouts and a 0.19 ERA in Southlake’s 2022 postseason games … ranked as the No. 3 left-handed pitcher in Texas by Perfect Game … ranked nationally as No. 28 left-handed pitcher by Perfect Game.

Herring’s LSU Career Highs
Innings:  4.2 vs. Wake Forest (6/21/23 – College World Series)
Strikeouts:  6 vs. Wake Forest (6/21/23 – College World Series)
Hits Allowed: 6 twice; most recently vs. Alabama (4/28/23)
Runs: 7 vs. Kentucky (4/14/23)
Earned Runs: 5 vs. Alabama (4/28/23)
Walks: 2 seven times; most recently vs. Texas A&M (5/26/23 – SEC Tournament)

 

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