Date of Birth: 03/15/1995
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 230 lbs
College Experience: Mississippi State University
Hometown: Sunset, La.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Ranked as the 26th-best prospect out of the junior college ranks by Perfect Game • Played two seasons for LSU Eunice • Coached by Jeff Willis • Fastball has been recorded up to 94 mph • Had a stellar sophomore year for the Bengals, going 6-0 with a 3.57 ERA while recording 75 strikeouts in 53 innings pitched while helping lead his team to a 51-6 record and the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament in Decatur, Mississippi • Member of the LSU-E team that won the NJCAA College World Series • Earned a 1-1 record in his freshman year in Eunice, fanning 34 batters while tossing 25 innings.
DRAFT HISTORY: Considered by many to be a Top-20 round talent if he was more signable.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Westminster Christian Academy in Opelousas, Louisiana • Coached by Barry Manuel • Two-time all-district pitcher • Named second team All-Acadiana and honorable mention All-State as a senior while he tied the school record for most home runs in a single-season • Versatile, four-sport star for the Crusaders, playing football, basketball and running track in addition to his duties on the diamond • On the gridiron, earned all-district honors as a junior and all-state as a senior senior, seeing some time at wide receiver and at linebacker for the Crusaders • All-district honoree in basketball in his senior year • Earned all-state honors in track as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born Hayden Salter Marze on March 3, 1995 in Shreveport, Louisiana • Son of Dickey and Valerie Marze • Father was drafted in the 17th round of the MLB Draft in 1989 by the Atlanta Braves • Has one brother, Dayton, and one sister, Mackenzie • Majoring in Business Management • Held 20 offers from Division One schools.