29  Joe Kohler
Joe Kohler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canton, Ohio

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
05/14/1987

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R



2008... Made a career-high 14 relief appearances in 2008 for XU ... Tossed a season high 4.0 innings versus George Washington (5/16) striking out one and allowing no runs scored ... Recorded a season-high three strikeouts in just one inning of work at Louisville (3/11) ... Pitched the final 1.1 innings of XU's 9-5 win over Duquesne (5/23) in the 2008 A-10 Championship. He allowed only one hit while striking out two to close out the game ... Registered a career-high 17 K's on the season ... Named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll following the fall semester ... Earned the Academic Excellence Award.

2007... Came out of the bullpen 11 times on the season... Threw a career-high 6.2 innings of relief at Toledo (5/15) allowing nine hits and only one earned run while striking out three ... Picked up his first career win in the Toledo game ... Followed that appearance with a career-high four strikeouts against St. Bonaventure (5/23) in the A-10 Championship going 4.1 innings ... Had a big one inning of relief at Eastern Kentucky (4/18) holding an 8-7 lead ... Ninth on the team in appearances ... Sixth on the team with a 4.45 ERA ... Earned the Academic Excellence Award.

2006... Made five appearances in relief for the Musketeers ... Threw a career-high 2.0 innings on three occasions ... Notched his first career strikeout at Ohio (4/19) ... Made his college debut at East Tennessee State (2/17) allowing no runs and one hit in 1.0 innings of work ... Threw 8.0 innings on the season allowing 13 hits and only four walks with one strikeout.

High School... Played for head coach Mike Franz ... Three year letterwinner in baseball for the Knights ... Received Most Improved Player honors in 2003 ... named Pitcher of the Year in Class B during the summer for the Youngstown Astro Falcons and team was the Class B champions ... Helped his high school team to a district runner-up finish in 2004 ... Earned the team's Cy Young award in 2005.

Personal... Majoring in electronic media with a minor in business ... Born May 14, 1987 in Canton, Ohio ... Parents are Jeffery and Carol Kohler ... father played baseball at the College of Wooster ... Nicknamed "Skip".

CAREER HIGHS
Putouts 1 Once; last at Toledo (April 15, 2007)
Assists 1 Once; last at Louisville (March 16, 2007)

CAREER HIGHS
Putouts 1 Three Times; most recent vs. Cincinnati (April 30, 2008)
Assists 2 Once; last vs. Kentucky (March 25, 2008)
Innings Pitched 6.2 Once; vs. Toledo (May 15, 2007)
Runs Allowed 4 Two Times; most recent vs. Cincinnati (April 30, 2008)
Strikeouts 4 vs. Saint Bonaventure (May 23, 2007)
Earned Runs 5 at Wake Forest (February 28, 2006)
Walks Allowed 3 Once; last vs. Kentucky (February 23, 2008)
Hits Allowed 6 Once; last vs. Cincinnati (April 30, 2008)
Doubles Allowed 3 Once; last vs. Cincinnati (April 30, 2008)
Triples Allowed 1 Once; last vs. Kentucky (February 23, 2008)
Homers Allowed 1 Three Times; most recent vs. Wright State (April 1, 2008)
Wild Pitches 2 Once; last vs. Kentucky (March 25, 2008)
Hit Batters 1 Five Times; most recent vs. George Washington (May 16, 2008)
CAREER STATISTICS
Year ERA W L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA
2006 10.12 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 8.0 13 9 9 4 1 3 0 2 43 .371 1 3 1 0
2007 4.45 2 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 28.1 36 15 14 5 16 12 1 2 126 .316 0 2 3 2
2008 7.15 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 22.2 38 25 18 8 17 14 1 3 117 .373 3 5 1 1
TOTAL 6.25 2 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 59.0 87 49 41 17 34 29 2 7 286 .347 4 10 5 3

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