Kyle Weller

#32 Kyle Weller

HT. 5-10
WT. 185
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Springfield, Ill. (Parkland CC)

Junior College: Weller made 13 appearances with eight starts on the mound for Parkland College in 2014...He finished 9-3 with a 3.93 ERA and four complete games...In 66.1 innings pitched Weller struck out 71 batters to just 17 walks...He averaged 9.63 k's per game...Named a captain as a sophomore...As a freshman Weller saw action in 14 games with six starts...He finished the year 7-3 with a 3.27 ERA...In 77 innings of work he struck out 81 and walked 23...Threw six complete games...Led the MWAC with three shutouts...Selected to the First Team All-Midwest Athletic Conference Team in 2013 and earned a Second Team selection in 2014...First Team All-Region 24 selection...Was the MWAC Freshman Player of the Year in 2013...Finished his two-year stint at Parkland with six 10-plus strikeout performances, including a career high 12 in win over Lincoln College....Teammate with current Bison pitcher Jason Ziegler at Parkland in 2013.

High School: Prepped at Pleasant High School under the direction of Dave Greer...Is the career leader in strikeouts at PPHS with 324...Helped lead the Cardinals to a regional championship in 2009, 2010 and 2011...Sectional championship in 2009 and 2011...Was named captain as a junior and senior...Selected as a All-Area Honorable Mention in 2010...Named a First Team All-Sangamo Conference selection in 2011 and 2012...Was a State Journal Register Baseball Classic All Area All-Star 2010-12...Pitched in the Illinois Coaches Association All Star Game as a senior...Was given a Senior Athletic Award at PPHS.

Personal: Son of Lou and Leslie Weller...Has one younger sister, Brooklyn, and two younger brothers, Chad and Clayton...Major is mechanical engineering...Favorite movie is Shawshank Redemption.