Kyle Kemp

#17 Kyle Kemp

HT. 6-3
WT. 216
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Port Charlotte, Florida (Port Charlotte High School)

Career Awards:

  • ASUN All-Freshman Team (2016)

2016: Appeared in 16 games for the Bisons...Started the season out of the bullpen before moving into the weekend rotation during conference play to start five games...Posted a 3-3 freshman campaign with a 5.35 ERA...In 38.2 innings he struck out 26 and walked 21 while holding opponents to a .253 batting average against...Made his collegiate debut against Alabama A&M (3/6) throwing one frame with one punch out on 15 pitches...Earned the Sunday role after throwing 4.0 innings against Kennesaw State (4/24) where he allowed one run on four hits and a season high five strikeouts en route to picking up the win...Made five starts against ASUN foes, posting a 3-1 mark with a 4.10 ERA...Tossed a season high 90 pitches against FGCU (5/15)...Picked up first career win after throwing two shutout frames and striking out three against USC Upstate (4/10)...Earned his first career road win in the regular season finale at Stetson where he had his best outing of the season - a 6-inning effort that saw him shutout the Hatters on two hits and two strikeouts...

2015: Redshirted. 

High School: Prepped at Charlotte High School in Port Charlotte, Fla...Three-time All-American, All-Region and All-District...Earned All-State honors in 2013...2013 Perfect Game Underclass First Team All-American...Ranked No. 150 best player in nation by Perfect Game...Ranked No. 52 best RHP in nation and No. 11 RHP in state of Florida by Perfect Game...Was named captian and MVP in 2013...Threw a perfect game in the WWBA World Championship Playoffs against the No. 1 team in the nation, Team Elite (Ga.)...Four-year letterwinner in baseball and golf...Was the first player in CHS history to make the regional golf tournament...Lowest career round was -2, 70.

Personal:  Son of Lori Lorenz and Ian Kemp...Has two older step-sisters, Marah and Jessica...Plans to pursue a degree in Sports Management...Chose Lipscomb over Florida, Florida State, Ole Miss, Oregon, Miami among others...Mother played volleyball at Stetson and USF...Started Ultimate Baseball Company at age 16 making and selling custom wood bats and apparel.