#16 - Kaleb Kirk
2017-18 Baseball
Nacogdoches, Texas
Garrison HS
Kaleb Kirk

2017 Junior Season: Tied teammate Matthew Devillier for the most single-season wins in program history with 11, ranking third in the country... Finished 11-3 to be named to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference First Team as a starting pitcher... Also named Second Team All-West Region by both D3Baseball.com and America Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings... Named to the SCAC All-Tournament Team after going 2-0 in two starts (on one day rest), allowing just six runs on 10 hits with 10 strikeouts in 12.2 innings of work... Named SCAC Pitcher of the Week four times and to the D3Baseball.com Team of the Week twice... Led the SCAC and finished 21st in the nation with 90 strikeouts... In his only appearance out of the bullpen, threw the final 0.2 innings of the Gents 6-5 win at nationally-ranked UT Tyler March 21... Started the Gents first NCAA Tournament game, allowing just eight hits and one run with five strikeouts in an 11-3 win against Linfield May 18.

2016 Sophomore Season: Tied the school record and led the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference for wins in a season with nine... Named All-Conference SCAC First Team as a starting pitcher and Third Team All-West Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association... Led the team and finished fourth in the conference with 60 strikeouts... Appeared in 14 games with 13 starts... Had four complete games, led the team with 81.2 innings pitched, and finished second on the team with a 3.20 ERA... Allowed 46 runs (29 earned) and 97 hits... Pitched all eight innings and only allowed five hits while striking out five in a complete, eight-inning game in a 10-0 win against Austin College March 13... Had the rare midweek start by going five innings and allowing only three runs in the win against nationally-ranked UT Tyler March 2... For his effort against the Patriots, garnered SCAC Pitcher of the Week March 7... Made the 2016 Spring SCAC All-Scholars List.

2015 Freshman Season: Named Honorable Mention All-Conference as a starting pitcher… Appeared in 12 games, making six starts from the bump…Tallied a 3-2 record and a 2.09 ERA in 47.1 innings… Struck out 31 batters against only 11 walks…Had a complete-game shutout in the regular season finale to clinch a solo Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Regular Season Championship against Texas Lutheran April 26.

Prior to Centenary: Played at Garrison HS for David Greer… A two-time All-Pitcher honoree during his career… Named Defensive Most Valuable Player pitching 100-plus innings and allowing the fewest runs his junior season… Selected to the THSBCA All-Star Game his senior season… Posted a 1.05 ERA his senior season while grabbing 11 wins on the mound… Assisted in leading the Bulldogs to the area title in 2014… Named to the Honor Roll and BETA Club all four years.

Personal: Born on February 1… Son of Liana and Doug Kirk… Has a sister, Lauren… Majoring in engineering.