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  Kyle Bowley

Kyle Bowley

Player Profile

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Apopka, FL

High School:
Apopka

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
3B/P

Academic Major:
Criminal Justice

2008: Enters season second in school history in sacrifice flies hit (14), sixth in doubles (38), sixth in RBIs (114) and 10th in games started (144) ... 11th in hits (147), 12th in runs (112) and home runs (14) ... Seventh in career wins (12), eighth in innings pitched (173.1) ... Enters season 13th in ERA (4.67) and 14th in strikeouts (111).

Summer 2007: Played for the Spartanburg Stingers in the Coastal Plains League ... Named to the National team in the CPL All-Star Game ... Finished second in the All-Star Game Home Run derby ... Also earned All-Star Game Offensive Player of the Game honors going 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored ... Finished season with .273 average, having played in 51 games ... Notched 48 hits and 28 runs, adding six doubles, two triples and four home runs ... Finished second on the team with 31 RBIs and added five stolen bases ...Pitched in three games, starting one and finishing with 12 innings under his belt ... Gave up just one earned run despite tough-luck 0-2 record.

2007: Played in 48 games, starting 47 ... Started 29 games as designated hitter, nine at first base and nine at pitcher ... Hit .270 with 29 runs, eight doubles, a triple, two home runs and 26 RBIs ... Stole two bases ... Posted 12 multiple-hit games and four multiple-RBI efforts ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, a run and three RBIs in season-opener against Limestone (2/3) ... Went 2-for-3 with two doubles, a run and three RBIs against Newberry (2/20) ... Followed that by going 2-for-2 with a double, a home run, two runs and four RBIs against Anderson (2/21) ... Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored against Belmont Abbey (4/10) ... Went 2-for-4 with a triple, a homer, two runs and four RBIs against Lander (4/13) ... Hit .315 (28-for-89) with 22 runs, 22 RBIs seven doubles and two homers at Harley Park ... Appeared in 11 games as a pitcher, starting nine ... Pitched 52 innings, finishing 4-2 with a 6.06 ERA, striking out 41 and walking 12 ... Finished third on the team in strikeouts ... Posted back-to-back wins at USC Aiken (3/31) and against Lander (4/14), giving up one earned run in each start ... Posted first career win in relief with three innings of one-hit shutout baseball at national runner-up Columbus State (4/28).

Summer 2006: Helped the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League to a league title ... Earned a slot on the South Division's All-Star team at third base ... Finished second in the league with 38 RBIs ... Finished season with .234 average, 18 runs, seven doubles and four homers ... Also stole two bases ... Hit .296 at home ... Posted a 5-1 record on the mound, appearing in eight games ... Finished with a 0.98 ERA, striking out 20 in 36 2/3 innings.

2006: Played in and started 53 games ... Started 36 games at third base, 12 on the mound, three at first base and six as designated hitter ... Hit .275 with 38 runs scored, 15 doubles, three home runs, 29 RBIs and 28 walks ... Posted 15 multiple-hit games and nine multiple-RBI efforts ... Blasted first home run of season in 2-for-3, three-RBI, two-run effort at Southern Wesleyan ... Put together season-high five-game hitting streak from Feb. 28 to March 11, going 9-for-21 with nine runs, seven RBIs and four doubles during the stretch ... Posted three-hit, two-run game against Lenoir-Rhyne (4/5) ... Went 2-for-4 with three runs, a homer and three RBIs at Mars Hill (4/11) ... Also homered against Augusta State (4/15) ... Went 5-4 on the bump, throwing 74 2/3 innings and compiling a 4.22 ERA ... Struck out 41 and walked just 18, holding opponents to a .282 batting average ... Started season by allowing just two earned runs in first 10 innings ... Took hard-luck loss against USC Aiken, tossing 7 1/3 innings, allowing six hits and two runs ... Finished 4-2 in Peach Belt Conference games ... Finished season by tossing three eight-inning efforts and one nine-inning game, going 2-1 during the stretch ... Pitched career-high nine innings, allowing 10 hits and four runs, striking out nine in 7-4 win at North Georgia (4/22) ... Followed that by pitching eight innings, allowing three earned runs and striking out six in 7-4 win at Francis Marion (5/4) ... Threw eight innings, allowing seven hits and two earned runs in no-decision during Peach Belt Tournament against Francis Marion (5/12).

Summer 2005: Played for the Rochester Honkers in the Northwoods League where he batted .270 with seven doubles, three home runs, and 31 RBIs ... Stole two bases ... Also pitched 30 innings, going 1-3 with a 4.80 ERA, striking out 21.

2005: Named the Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Year ... Batted .337 with 15 doubles, nine home runs, and 59 RBIs ... The nine home runs and 59 RBIs led the team ... Led all PBC freshmen in RBIs with 59 ... His 59 RBIs were the seventh highest in a single-season at USC Upstate... Second on the team in doubles with 15 ... Second on the team in slugging percentage with .565 ... Tied for the team-lead in sacrifice flies with five ... Had 20 multi-hit games ... Led the team in multiple-RBI games with 15 ... Committed only two errors while playing mostly at third base ... Collected four RBIs in his first collegiate game against Bloomfield on February 5 ... Hit safely in the first 13 games of the season ... Hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high seven runs against Erskine on February 23 ... Hit four home runs over a three-game stretch as the Spartans earned victories over Mars Hill, Southern Wesleyan, and North Greenville ... Recorded a 3-3 record on the mound along with a 3.33 ERA, 29 strikeouts, and one save in 46.2 innings pitched ... Earned a save in his first collegiate appearance against Lenoir-Rhyne on February 9 ... Went 3-2 in conference games ... Pitched a complete game victory at Columbus State, striking out a career-high seven batters on March 26.

High School: Played for Sonny Wise at Apopka ... The 2004 Central Florida Player of the Year ... Was named to the Florida Athletic Association All-State First Team as a pitcher.

Personal: Born September 14, 1985 ... Son of Joann Berry ... Majoring in criminal justice ... Favorite food is pasta ... Favorite movie is "For Love of the Game" ... Favorite actor is Vince Vaughn ... Hero growing up was David Justice.

Career Highs
Hitting
At-Bats	7 at USC Aiken, 2/13/05
Hits	3, 11 times
Runs	4, twice
Doubles	2, six times
Triples	1, twice
Home Runs	2 at Mars Hill, 4/5/05
RBI	7 at Erskine, 2/23/05
Stolen Bases	1, twice
Pitching
Innings Pitched	9.0 at North Georgia, 4/22/06
Strikeouts	9 at North Georgia, 4/22/06
Walks	4 vs. USC Aiken, 2/26/06
Hits Allowed	11 vs. Columbus State, 5/12/07
Runs	11 at Limestone, 2/4/07
Earned Runs	7, twice

Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT 2005.... .337 49-49 193 45 65 15 1 9 59 22 25 0-0 2006.... .275 53-53 160 38 44 15 0 3 29 28 23 0-0 2007.... .270 43-42 141 29 38 8 1 2 26 19 13 2-2 TOTAL... .298 145-144 494 112 147 38 2 14 114 69 61 2-2

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2005.... 3.86 3-3 10 6 1 0/1 1 46.2 56 21 20 8 29 2006.... 4.22 5-4 12 12 1 0/0 0 74.2 84 48 35 18 41 2007.... 6.06 4-2 11 9 0 0/0 0 52.0 70 45 35 12 41 TOTAL... 4.67 12-9 33 27 2 0/1 1 173.1 210 114 90 38 111

 
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