Riley Ferrell

Riley  Ferrell


College Station, Texas

High School:
A&M Consolidated HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200




Honors Abound For 2015 Squad

Total of 17 Horned Frogs earn accolades in 2015


TCU's Season Ends At CWS

Frogs finish 2015 with a 51-15 record


TCU Opens CWS With 10-3 Win Over LSU

Morrison pitches seven strong innings.


TCU Opens CWS Play Sunday vs. LSU

Game will be aired on ESPN at 2 p.m. (CT).


Texas A&M Evens Series In Extra Innings

Game three set for Monday at 7 p.m.


2015 College World Series Game 12, TCU vs. Vanderbilt

Photos from the 2015 College World Series, TCU vs. Vanderbilt, on Friday, June 19, in Omaha, Nebraska.


TCU vs. Vanderbilt

TD Ameritrade Park; Omaha, Neb.


NCAA Fort Worth Super Regional Game 2: TCU vs Texas A&M

Photos by Patrick Green


TCU vs. Abilene Christian

TCU won its 15th straight home game on Tuesday.


TCU vs. Kansas Game 2

TCU walked-off with a 2-1 10th inning win over Kansas.

Career Honors
• Drafted in the 3rd round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Houston Astros
• 2015 1st-team NCBWA All-American
• 2015 2nd-team Louisville Slugger and Perfect Game All-American
• 2015 ABCA 3rd-team All-American
• 2015 1st-team All-Big 12 Conference
• Dick Howser Trophy Watch List
• NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
• Golden Spikes Award Watch List
• National Pitcher of the Year Watch List
• 2014 2nd-team Perfect Game All-American
• 2014 3rd-team NCBWA All-American
• 2014 ABCA 2nd-team All-Midwest Regional
• 2014 1st-team All-Big 12 Conference
• Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (April 22, 2014)
• 2014 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
• Member of the 2013 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team
• 2013 Big 12 All-Freshman team

2015 (Junior)
Appeared in a Big 12 best and career-high 32 games, all out of the bullpen... led the Big 12 and ranked 11th nationally with 14 saves... posted a 1-3 record with a 2.56 ERA in 31 2/3 innings pitched... team posted a 25-7 record in games he pitched... allowed just five of 14 inherited runners to score... held opponents scoreless in 24 of 32 outings... had a miniscule 0.68 ERA after the regular season... struck out two in a 1-2-3 inning in his season debut against Southern Illinois on Feb. 15... earned his first save of the season at Arizona State on Feb. 22... retired all three batters he faced in a 3-2 TCU victory... held a 1-0 lead to pick up his second save of the season on Feb. 25 against Texas Southern... fanned two in a perfect ninth against Rice on March 3 for his third save... the save against the Owls was his school-record 21st career save... tallied two saves in the Dodger Stadium Classic at UCLA (March 7) and against Vanderbilt (March 8)... recorded three strikeouts in earning a five-out save against the Commodores... retired all six batters he faced in picking up two saves in the series against Baylor (March 13, 14)... suffered his first loss of the season against Oklahoma State (March 20)... struck out a season-high five batters in two innings against the Cowboys... retired all four batters he faced for his eighth save at Texas Tech (April 4)... pitched a 1-2-3 ninth at Abilene Christian for his ninth save... retired nine of the next 10 batters he faced over three non-save appearances from April 7-14... earned his 10th save against Santa Clara on April 18... gave up an unearned run but still tallied his 11th save of the season against Texas on April 25... was touched for another unearned run in picking up his 12th save of the season against Kansas on May 8... moved to 1-1 on the season after retiring the lone batter he faced against Kansas on May 9... had two saves in the series sweep of Oklahoma (May 14, 15)... allowed another unearned run and fell to 1-2 on the season against Baylor in the Big 12 Tournament (May 20).... made two appearances in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional against NC State... retired the only batter he faced against Texas A&M in the NCAA Fort Worth Super Regional on June 7... also appeared in game three of the series... was light's out in the College World Series... struck out eight of the nine batters he faced over two appearances... fanned three against LSU on June 14 and five against Vanderbilt on June 19... leaves TCU as the all-time leader in saves (32) and ranks third all-time in appearances (86).

2014 (Sophomore)
Made a career-high 31 appearances, all out of the bullpen... posted a 3-1 record to go along with a school record 15 saves... had a 0.79 ERA in 45 1/3 innings pitched... tallied a career-high 70 strikeouts and issued just 14 walks... team was 26-5 in games he pitched... allowed a run in just four of his 31 appearances... just eight of his 28 inherited runners scored... made his season debut with 1 1/3 scoreless innings against Jacksonville on Feb. 16... earned his first win of the season on Feb. 22 against TAMU-Corpus Christi... fanned one and gave up a hit in 1 1/3 innings... retired all five batters he faced against Houston (March 2) to earn his first save of the season... tied a season-high with four innings of work against Dallas Baptist on March 4... fanned a career-high six batters and allowed just two base runners... struck out the side around a base hit in an inning of work against Michigan State (March 9)... retired the final batter of the game against Dartmouth on March 14 to earned his second save of the season... allowed his first run of the season on March 23 against Texas Tech... the Red Raiders got a run on two hits in 2/3 of an inning... struck out two of the three batters he faced on March 25 against UT Pan American... picked up a two-inning save at Oklahoma State on March 28... after giving up a run on a hit in an inning of work at UT Arlington (April 1), put together a string of nine straight appearances without allowing a run... collected a save in seven straight appearances from April 5 through April 27... struck out four of the six batters he faced against West Virginia (April 5) to collect save No. 4... tallied a pair of saves in the Kansas series (April 11-12)... five of the six outs in the series came via the strikeout... saved all three games in TCU's sweep of Texas (April 17-19)... had two strikeouts in each of the first two games against the Longhorns... wiggled out of a bases loaded jam in game three, getting a game-ending double play to notch his ninth save of the season... struck out three of the six batters he faced in collected save No. 10 against Cal State Northridge (April 27)... took the loss in extra innings against Oklahoma (May 10) after giving up two runs (one earned) on three hits in two innings... rebounded with a scoreless inning of work against Baylor (May 17)... tied the school record with his 12th save in the opening game of the Big 12 Tournament against Baylor (May 21)... struck out three of the four batters he faced in a rematch with Baylor in the Big 12 Tournament on May 24 to set the school record with his 13th save... came on in relief in the eighth inning the go-ahead run on third and one out against Siena in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional... collected five strikeouts and allowed just one hit in 2 2/3 innings in a game eventually won by the Frogs... pitched a scoreless 22nd inning against Sam Houston State on May 31... struck out four of five batters faced to earn his 15th save in TCU's game one win over Pepperdine in the NCAA Fort Worth Super Regional on June 7... was the winning pitcher in the Super Regional-clinching victory over the Waves on June 9... tossed two scoreless innings of relief... picked up his third win of the season in TCU's opening game against Texas Tech in the College World Series on June 15... tossed four innings of relief in TCU's 15-inning loss to Virginia on June 17... allowed just two base runners and struck out four Cavaliers.

2013 (Freshman)
Ranked second on the team with 23 appearances on the mound... was 0-2 on the year with a trio of saves... posted a 2.20 ERA in 32 2/3 innings pitched... fanned 39 and walked just 11... held opponents scoreless in 18 of his 23 appearances... allowed just one of his 11 inherited runners to score... team posted a 13-10 record in games he pitched... made his collegiate debut on Feb. 17 at Ole Miss... gave up two hits and struck out one in 2 1/3 scoreless innings... was touched for three runs on three hits in two innings against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 23... struck out two in a scoreless inning of work at Jacksonville (March 2)... held Pacific scoreless for 3 1/3 innings... gave up three hits and struck out a career-high five batters... gave up a pair of runs on one hit in 1 1/3 innings against Kansas on March 16... made two appearances against Oklahoma March 22 and 24... recorded five outs against the Sooners on March 22... suffered the loss after allowing a run in 1/3 of an inning against the Sooners on March 24... notched his first career save on March 29 at Texas Tech... struck out four and held the Red Raiders scoreless for 2 1/3 innings... retired the only batter he faced against Texas Tech on March 31... struck out the side against UT Pan American on April 2... fell to 0-2 on the season on April 7 against San Francisco... gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits in 2/3 of an inning... didn't allow a run in 11 appearances spanning 14 1/3 innings... streak began on April 14 against Oklahoma State with 2/3 of an inning... struck out the only batter he faced against UT Arlington on April 16... matched his career-high with 3 1/3 scoreless innings against Baylor on April 20... threw a scoreless frame at Kansas State on April 28... fanned the side on April 30 against Texas Southern... made two appearances at USC on May 2 and 4... struck out four in 2 1/3 scoreless innings at West Virginia on May 11, picking up his second save of the season... tallied his third save of the year with a scoreless inning against UT Arlington on May 14... pitched two shutout innings against Texas on May 18... pitched an inning against Kansas in the Big 12 Championships on May 25.

High School
Earned three letters at A&M Consolidated High School... was a three-time first-team all-district performer both on the mound and at the plate... earned third-team all-state accolades as a junior... selected as a first-team all-state performer by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association and the Texas Sports Writer's Association as a senior... made the UIL state all-tournament team as a senior... named the District 12-5A MVP as well as his team's MVP honor as a senior... went 8-3 with a 1.60 ERA and 105 strikeouts in 75 innings pitched as a senior... played club baseball with the Houston Heat... was the only pitcher in Texas to pitch for the area code team in back-to-back years.

Parents are Reid and Shelly... has an older sister, Jordan, two younger brothers, Conner and Dillon and a younger sister, Carly... majoring in criminal justice.

2013 2.20 0-2 23-0 0 0/3 3 32.2 24 9 8 11 39 5 2
2014 0.79 3-1 31-0 0 0/5 15 45.1 20 5 4 14 70 3 2
2015 2.56 1-3 32-0 0 0/3 14 31.2 10 13 9 20 53 5 3
Career 1.72 4-6 86-0 0 0/11 32
54 27 21 45 162 13

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