Billy Layne, Jr.
Seton Hall will play three games starting Thursday against Big Ten opponents.
The Pirates will play this weekend, including a double-header on Saturday, in Fort Myers, Fla.
High School/Personal: Attended Old Bridge High School in Matawan, New Jersey... Four-year letter-winner in baseball as a right-handed pitcher... Helped lead Old Bridge to a berth in the NJSIAA Central Group 4 baseball state semifinals as a senior... Went 4-0 with a 1.96 earned run average and 35 strikeouts in 32.1 innings in 2015... Led his team to the state quarterfinals in 2014... Selected in the 37th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Texas Rangers... Named to the 2015 Perfect Game All-Northeast Region Second Team... Named to the All-USA New Jersey Baseball Second Team in 2015... Participant in the Greater MIddlesex County Conference All-Star Game and the East Memorial Day Classic in 2015... Born Dec. 19, 1996.