2014-15
Roster
Kyle Weller

#32 Kyle Weller

POS. RHP
B/T R/R
YEAR Jr.
HT. 5-10
WT. 185
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Springfield, Ill. (Parkland CC)

2015: In his first season in the Purple and Gold, Weller took the mound in 17 games...Drew the start in three non-conference contests...Compiled a 4-0 mark with a 3.66 ERA in 32 innings pitched...Struck out 21 and walked 16...Opponents batted .270 against the transfer...Notched first career win on Feb. 28 after hurling 4.1 innings in relief...Picked up his first career save after tossing three shutout frames against Quinnipiac (3/14)...Made first career start on Apr. 14 against Murray State, pitching six innings of work while giving up five hits and two runs in the win...Recorded career high four strikeouts against La Salle (2/28), Murray State (4/14) and Middle Tennessee (4/28).

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.