Kyle Cowden

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Kyle Cowden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Zionsville, Ind.

High School:
Zionsville

Last College:
Alabama Southern

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
09/26/1985

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R


05/20/2008

Xavier Baseball at 2008 A-10 Championship

The Xavier baseball team on a practice day at the A-10 Championship.

2007...provided quality innings out of the bullpen making 17 appearances and two starts...threw 37.2 innings on the season with a career-high five innings pitched at No. 21 Kentucky (2/28) and in his first career start as a Musketeer at No. 1 Vanderbilt (3/4)...had his best stretch of the season throwing 3.0 innings at Ohio State, giving up only one hit to preserve a 4-3 XU win...followed that with a 2.2 inning performance at Rhode Island allowing two hits and striking out a career-high four batters...had a stretch of four appearances where he allowed no runs over 7.2 innings pitched and allowed only four hits with four strikeouts during that time...picked up his first win as a Musketeer against rival Dayton (3/23) in an inning of relief and holding a 4-3 lead...tied for third on the team for most appearances

2006 (at Alabama Southern)...saw action on the mound in 14 relief appearances...had his longest outing of the season versus Lawson State (3/4) going 3.1 innings, allowing two earned on four hits with two strikeouts...finished the season with seven strikeouts in 14.2 innings pitched

2005 (at Alabama Southern)...pitched in 11 games on the season tallying 14.2 innings...notched seven strikeouts with only two walks on the season and picked up his first collegiate save versus Jones County Junior College (4/17) after throwing 1.2 scoreless innings...had a season-high two strikeouts against Longview Community College (3/14)

High School...three-year letterman at Zionsville High School where he played baseball for Coach Darryl Osborne...was team MVP, All-Conference, All-Metro Indianapolis, and All-Northern Indiana selection in baseball...also played varsity basketball

Personal...an advertising major...born Sept. 26, 1985 in Ft. Wayne, Ind...parents are Tom and Karen Cowden.

CAREER HIGHS
Putouts1 Twice; most recent at Richmond (May 25, 2007)
Errors1 Once; last at Vanderbilt (March 4, 2007)
Assists2 Once; last vs. Youngstown State (March 16, 2008)
Innings Pitched3.0 Once; last vs. Kentucky (February 23, 2008)
Runs Allowed6 Twice; most recent vs. Kentucky (March 20, 2008)
Earned Runs6 Twice; most recent vs. Kentucky (March 20, 2008)
Walks Allowed2 Four Times; most recent vs. Ball State (April 22, 2008)
Strikeouts4 Once; last vs. Kentucky (February 23, 2008)
Hits Allowed7 Once; last vs. Cincinnati (April 29, 2008)
Doubles Allowed3 Once; last vs. Ball State (April 22, 2008)
Homers Allowed1 Six Times; most recent vs. Cincinnati (April 29, 2008)
Wild pitches1 Four Times; most recent vs. Cincinnati (April 29, 2008)
Hit Batters2 Once; last vs. Kansas (March 1, 2008)

CAREER HIGHS
Innings Pitched5.0 Twice; last at Vanderbilt (March 4, 2007)
Strikeouts4 at Rhode Island (April 29, 2007)
Earned Runs6 Twice; Most Recent at Western Carolina (March 11, 2007)
Walks5 at Western Carolina (March 11, 2007)

CAREER STATISTICS
YearERAWLAPPGSCGSHOCBOSVIPHRERBBSO2B3BHRBFB/AvgWPHBPSFASHA
20075.9713172001037.254282513171209181.3423433
TOTAL5.9713172001037.254282513171209181.3423433