Markus Kuykendoll

Markus Kuykendoll

RS Senior

Harrison, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200





Xavier Is Knocked From NCAA Tournament With Extra-Inning Loss To Oregon

Jernigan, Rizzie Each Crush Three-Run Homeruns


Extra Effort From Xavier Falls Short In Final Home Game, 7-6.

Hasenbeck Recorded Four Hits, Including A Homer, In The Loss


BIG Implications Are On The Line For Xavier In Its Final Home Series

XU Tries To Clinch The Final Spot For The BIG EAST Championship


VIDEO: 2014 Xavier Baseball Graduates

Ten Seniors Discuss Their Time At Xavier, Impersonate Coaches And One Another


Xavier Baseball Swept By Seton Hall

Moore Belts Second Homerun Of Season In Game Two


Xavier Baseball Wins BIG EAST Championship

Photographs from Xavier baseball's 5-0 win over Creighton in the BIG EAST Championship.

2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team

2014: Pitched 19.0 innings in 17 appearances ... Surrendered one hit in a third of an inning against No. 2-seeded Oregon in the Nashville Regional of the NCAA Tournament ... Struck out three batters in two innings of work in XU's 9-4 win over Wright State ... Made seven-consecutive appearances against Georgetown (4/6), Miami (Ohio) (4/8), Villanova (4/11), Cincinnati (4/15), NKU (4/22 and 4/23) and Wright State (4/29) without surrendering a run ... Finished season with 4.26 ERA and 16 strikeouts.
2014 Game-by-Game Statistics

2013: Saw action in two games during the season, pitching one inning of relief against both Middle Tennessee and St. Bonaventure ... Surrendered three hits, but did not give up a run while on the mound for Xavier.

2012: Redshirted.

2011: Appeared in 32 games in relief and earned a 2-3 record with a 3.20 ERA ... Posted one save for XU ... Struck out a career-high five batters at UMass (April 22).

2010: Made 16 appearances including eight starts in his rookie season at XU ... Earned a 2-4 record ... Struck out 20 batters in 40 innings of action.

Prior to Xavier: Three-year varsity letter winner ... Had a .385 batting average with three home runs and 24 runs scored his senior year ... Won eight games, had a 2.48 ERA with 71 pitching strikeouts his senior year ... Team was sectional and district champions his senior year ... Was awarded First Team All-Conference his junior and senior years ... Second Team All-Cincinnati his junior year and First Team All-Cincinnati his senior year ... Was also named Second Team All-State senior year ... Helped his team to a 19-7 season his final year under head coach Shawn Sowders.

Personal: Entrepreneurial studies major ... Born Feb. 3, 1991 in Hamilton, Ohio ... Father played football at Heidleburg and mother played volleyball at Miami Hamilton ... Parents are Jim and Kim Burk.

Innings Pitched 6.0 vs. Le Moyne(March 9, 2010)
Runs Allowed 7 at Indiana (March 24, 2010)
Earned Runs 7 at Indiana (March 24, 2010)
Walks Allowed 3 Three times, most recent at UAB (Feb. 27, 2011)
Strikeouts 5 at Massachusetts (April 22, 2011)
Hits Allowed 11 at Louisville (March 16, 2010)
Doubles Allowed 3 Twice, most recent at Wright State (March 31, 2010)
Triples Allowed 2 at Dayton (May 1, 2010)
Homeruns Allowed 5 at Indiana (March 24, 2010)
Wild Pitches 2 at USC Upstate (Feb. 19, 2011)