Charlotte Baseball BIO
Patrick Raley
Player Profile:
Patrick Raley 726129
Position: Catcher
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 186
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Franklin, Tenn.
High School: Franklin
Experience: Redshirt

2015: Played in 18 games during his senior season, starting 10, after missing the first 22 games due to injury … entered the March 31st game in Uptown Charlotte as a defensive replacement behind the plate against N.C. State … made first start on April 4th at Old Dominion … registered first hit of the season on April 14th against Winthrop … posted a two-hit afternoon at UAB on April 25th helping the Niners to a weekend sweep … picked up his only two RBI of the season with one swing connecting on a two-out, two-run single at Southern Miss on May 9th … named to Conference USA’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll … Athletic Director’s List (spring).

2014: Appeared in eight games with five pinch-hit opportunities in 2014 ... served as one of two back-up catching replacements to Brett Lang going a perfect 5-for-5 in defensive statistics ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Dean's List (spring).

2013: Played in 26 games, and made 20 starts, primarily as the Friday night catcher for Tyler Barnette ... Finished second on the team with 11 sacrifice bunts ... Had a trio of two-hit games, the first in the season opener at home against Delaware State on February 15th, the second in the series-opener at home against Siena on February 15th and his only Atlantic 10 Conference multi-hit game, in the series opener at home against George Washington on April 12th ...  Scored the tying run in a come-from-behind victory as the 49ers opened the A-10 Tournament with a 6-5 win over Richmond on May 22nd ...  Dean's List (spring), Athletic Director's List (fall).

2012: Played 25 games, including 15 starts at catcher … Drove in a career-high three runs with a bases-clearing double, his only extra-base hit of the season, during a six-run ninth inning in a 12-6 road win at USC Upstate on March 27th … Finished tied for the team lead with two hits with the bases loaded (in three chances) … Recorded a career-high three hits in the series-opening game at Xavier on March 30th, raising his average from .188 to .300 at the end of March … With one hit in his first 11 at bats, recorded five that week for the average boost … Had a stretch of four out of five games with a hit, including a pair in the weekend opener against Saint Joseph’s on April 20th and two more in the series finale at George Washington on April 29th … Finished the season with a hit in the two games he played in the final series of the year at home to St. Bonaventure for a two-game active hit streak … Recorded five sacrifice bunts, fifth-most on the squad … Finished with a hit in two pinch-hit appearances... Dean's List (spring).

2011: Did not play ... Athletic Director's List (fall), Dean's List (spring).

Patrick Raley's Career Stats

Prep - Franklin High team went from District runners-up in 2007 to a Regular-Season and Region Championship and Section runner-up in 2008 ... Team finished runners-up at the District Tournament in 2010 ... He was named to the All-District Tournament team in 2010 ... Graduated Franklin High with honors.

Personal - Parents are Christie and Tim Raley ... Has a younger brother, Danny, who joined the program for the 2014 season ... Father Tim and uncle Dan played collegiately at Wichita State, with Tim playing professionally in the Milwaukee Brewers organization and Dan playing professionally in the Detroit Tigers organization ... Major is Economics with a minor in Psychology ... Birthday is August 28th.

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