GEORGETOWN, Del. – A former University of Maine and Delaware pitcher has been charged with raping six women in Delaware.
Delaware State Police say 22-year-old Clay Conaway was taken into custody in Delaware on August 22, 2018 after a 20-year-old woman reported that she was sexually assaulted by him in Delaware back on June 20, 2018.
Since then five more women have come forward saying Conaway sexually assaulted them. He has been charged with second degree rape and has pleaded not guilty.
The Georgetown, Delaware native attended the University of Maine from 2014-2016. In his time at UMaine Conaway finished with a 6.23 ERA in eight appearances.
Conaway pitched for the University of Delaware this past season. He finished with a 2.48 ERA in 22 appearances.
In a statement UMaine says Conaway left the team for performance reasons and that it was not aware of any sexual assaults involving Conaway.
Maine baseball head coach Nick Derba was the associate head coach when Conaway played for the Black Bears also said he knew of no reports of sexual assault against Conaway while he was at UMaine.
Five UMaine players who were on the team with Conaway said they also have no knowledge of any sexual misconduct committed by Conaway.
This story will be updated with more details as they become available.