SAN DIEGO STATE - 2017 Recorded a 6.63 ERA in 19 innings pitched over eight relief appearances and four starts… Recorded a perfect 1-2-3 inning against USC on March 7… Tallied six scoreless appearances on the season… Posted three consecutive outings matching his season-high with two strikeouts from March 28 – April 11… Held opponents to a .222 batting average (4-for-18) in two-out situations... Owned a perfect 0.00 ERA in the sixth inning and later of games (4.1 innings pitched in that situation).
JUNIOR COLLEGE Played one season (2016) at Ventura Junior College in Ventura, Calif. ... Was coached there by Don Adams ... Appeared in 11 games making 10 starts and tossing a pair of complete games ... Compiled a record of 6-4 with a 2.47 earned run average ... Struck out 61 batters in 69.1 innings ... Earned all-Western State Conference-North honors after finishing with a 3-3 record and a 1.90 earned run average in league play.
CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE Redshirted as a true freshman at Cal State Northridge in 2014 ... Appeared in three games as a redshirt freshman in 2015 with a record of 0-1 and a 7.71 earned run average.
HIGH SCHOOL Competed for four years, primarily as a pitcher, at Thousand Oaks High School where he was coached by Ryan Geisler ... Was a three-time team Pitcher of the Year ... As a senior went 1-4 with a save and a 2.67 earned run average ... Second team all-Marmonte League and all-county ... As a junior earned first-team all-league honors after compiling a 4-4 mark and a 3.77 ERA .... Second-team all-league as a sophomore after first-team honors as a freshman ... Graduated with a 3.3 GPA.
PERSONAL Ray Patrick Lambert was born Aug. 15, 1995, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. ... Son of Ray and Andrea Lambert ... Enjoys fishing, camping and wakeboarding ... Favorite athlete is Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta ... Was also recruited by Pepperdine, San Francisco and Long Beach State ... A sociology major at SDSU with career plans as a lawyer.