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Kyle Crockett

170 lbs.
Poquoson, Va.
High School
Kyle Crockett - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

Finished second in career ERA at UVa at 1.98
Appeared in 88 career games, which is fifth in UVa history

Named Third-Team All-American by NCBWA
First-Team All-ACC honoree (relief pitcher)
Fourth-round draft pick (No. 111 overall) by Cleveland Indians
Named to watch list for Golden Spikes and NCBWA Stopper
Named Most Outstanding Player of Charlottesville Regional of Year awards
Pitched in 29 games – second most on staff
Recorded 12 saves, which ranked second in ACC and fifth in UVa history)
Seven of his saves came in ACC play (also second in ACC)
Struck out 71 and issued only seven walks in 58 1/3 innings (three walks were intentional)
First pitcher in Virginia history to record saves in five consecutive games (April 2-8)
Appeared in at least two of three games in seven of 10 ACC series, including all three against Miami and Wake
Recorded 2.55 ERA in 19 ACC games this year, sixth lowest in league (35 1/3 IP); conference ERA ballooned from 1.56 following last outing at UNC
Earned two saves with pair of two-inning outings against Army and Elon in NCAA Regional (5/31-6/1) – first saves since April 24
Pitched four scoreless innings and struck out season-high six in ACC tournament game vs. Florida State (5/27)
Worked season-long 4 1/3 innings to earn win over Duke (5/12)
Earned pair of two-inning saves in FSU series
Pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings while earning three saves in Wake Forest series
Worked four scoreless innings, allowed one hit in Miami series
Picked up win at Clemson with 2 2/3 shutout innings in Cavaliers’ 11-inning win (3/15)
Earned win in first game of DH vs. Maryland with 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief

Fired 60.0 innings, fourth on team (51.0 out of bullpen)
Finished second on team with 57 strikeouts
Top lefty option out of bullpen with 32 appearances including two starts (second on team, sixth in ACC)
Opponents batted .204 against him, which ranked third in the conference (.227 in ACC play)
His team-best 2.25 ERA ranked fifth in the ACC
Made 19 appearances in ACC play (tied for second most in league and tied for most on team)
Allowed only six extra-base hits (all doubles)
Ranked 11th nationally in WHIP (0.93)
Struck out 36 and allowed just three earned runs and two walks in his last 15 appearances (34.0 IP, 0.79 ERA)
Held BC scoreless for five innings in his first appearance of the season (2/17)
Earned first start of the season against JMU to get his second win (4/4; 4.0 IP, 3H, 2R, 2ER, 1BB, 2K)
Pitched four innings of one-hit ball out of the bullpen in final game against Wake Forest (4/9; 4.0 IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 2K)
Struck out four batters in 3.0 IP in the first game of the North Carolina series (4/13; 3.0 IP, 2H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 4K)
Started against Radford (4/24) and worked 5.0 innings, allowing just unearned run while striking out career-high eight
Did not allow an earned run over 5.1 innings of work in Miami series (4/28-30); pitched in games 1 and 3
Worked 4.2 scoreless innings in first two games of Georgia Tech series; pitched 3.2 scoreless with 5 strikeouts in Game 1
Gave up pair of runs in first game of Maryland series to snap streak of 18.2-consecutive scoreless innings (5/17), but still earned win; rebounded to throw 1.1 scoreless innings in Game 3.
Made two appearances in the ACC tournament, striking out three in 2.1 IP and earning the win over Clemson on Thursday (5/24-26)
Worked 3.2 scoreless innings over two outings in NCAA tournament (6/2-3)

Saw action in 27 games, with 26 coming out of bullpen
Held opponents scoreless in 22 of his 27 outings
Pitched twice against South Carolina during College World Series
Fired two scoreless innings in first CWS game vs. USC (6/21), then tied career high with four innings against the Gamecocks (6/24)
Tossed 0.2 innings in Durham during the ACC Tournament, recording two outs with a total of four pitches (5/28-29)
Earned his second win in relief against Maryland (3/26; 0.2 IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER 0BB, 1K)
Earned the win in his first career start against William and Mary without surrendering a run (4.0 IP, 2H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 0K)
Made first career appearance versus Arkansas State at the Auburn Tournament (2/20, 1.0 IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 0K)

2010 Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year
Two-time State Player of the Year (2009, 2010)
Two-time Daily Press Baseball Player of the Year (2009, 2010)
Earned first team all-region and all-district honors at pitcher and outfield in 2009 and 2010
Posted 14-0 pitching record and racked up .448 batting average in 2010, his senior year
Went 13-0 as pitcher and hit .443 his junior year
Also was first team all-district pitcher in 2008
Pitched and played outfield and first base
Coached by Kenny Bennett at Poquoson
Member of National Honor Society
Did volunteer work for Make a Wish Foundation
Worked with Special Friends program (working with kids with reading disabilities)

Parents are Gary and Diane Crockett
Has one brother, Adam