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#35 Griffin Herring Season 2025

Left-Handed Pitcher
Southlake, Texas
High School
Southlake Carroll HS

2024 MLB Draft: 6th Round, 181st Overall – New York Yankees
2024 Second-Team All-American (Baseball America, D1 Baseball, NCBWA)

2024 NCAA Chapel Hill Regional All-Tournament Team
2024 Second-Team All-SEC
2024 First-Team ABCA All-South Region
2024 College Sports Communicators Academic All-District
2024 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2023 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2024 Season
• A College Sports Communicators Academic All-District selection, boasting a 3.5 cumulative grade point average as a finance major
• Posted a 6-1 record and a 1.79 ERA, working 50.1 innings over 21 appearances (one start) … recorded six saves, 13 walks and 67 strikeouts while limiting opponents to a .215 cumulative batting average
• 2-1 with a 1.14 ERA and five saves in SEC regular-season games, posting seven walks and 45 strikeouts in 31.2 innings (11 appearances) … finished No. 1 in the league in ERA in SEC games only
• Earned two relief wins over Wofford in the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional – worked the top of the ninth inning in the opening game on May 31, striking out all three batters he faced … then pitched 6.1 innings in an elimination game on June 2, limiting Wofford to one run on five hits with no walks and seven strikeouts
• Credited with win in SEC Tournament semifinal vs. South Carolina (May 25) after recording the final out in top of 10th inning; LSU won the game in the bottom of the 10th
• Earned saves in back-to-back games vs. Ole Miss (May 16-17), working 2.2 combined scoreless innings with no hits, no walks and 2 Ks
• Earned save vs. Texas A&M (May 3), limiting the Aggies to one unearned run on four hits in 2.1 innings with no walks and three strikeouts
• Defeated Missouri (April 21) in a career-high 5.0-inning relief outing, allowing no runs on one hit with one walk and a career-high eight Ks
• Pitched 12.2 straight scoreless innings over four outings from March 19-April 4
• Recorded the save in April 4 win over No. 6 Vanderbilt, working 3.1 innings with no runs on three hits, one walk and six strikeouts
• Superb relief effort on March 29 at Arkansas, working 4.2 scoreless innings and limiting the Razorbacks to three hits with no walks and a career-best eight strikeouts
• Picked up save on March 22 vs. Florida, as he worked 3.0 innings with no runs on three hits with no walks and three strikeouts

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:  6.1 vs. Wofford (6/2/24 – NCAA Chapel Hill Regional)
Strikeouts: 8 twice – at Missouri (4/21/24); at Arkansas (3/29/24)
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: 3 vs. Central Arkansas (2/17/24)


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