38  Kyle Blank
Kyle Blank
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charleston, W.Va.

High School:
Hurricane

Last College:
Potomac State College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 214

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L

Career Notes: Set the school single-season record and led Conference USA in appearances with 35...owns a 1-1 record with a 7.15 ERA logging 22.2 innings in 40 total appearances.

2010: The primary lefty specialist out of the Marshall bullpen...the side-armed slinger totaled 20.1 innings over 35 total appearances...collected 14 strikeouts and issues 14 walks...registered a 1-1 record with a 7.52 ERA...made 24 scoreless trips on the mound...earned first collegiate victory with a one inning stint vs. UCF (4/25)...made two starts: at No. 1 Virginia and vs. Radford...tossed a career-high 2.0 frames at No. 1 Virginia...with runners on base held opponents to a .200 average (10-for-50)...conference batters recorded a miniscule .150 hitting clip against him...recorded two-or-more strikeouts on three occasions...named to C-USA All-Academic Team.

Summer League: Worked out of the bullpen for the West Virginia Miners of the Prospect League...accumulated a 1-0 record with a 6.30 ERA, appearing in eight games totaling ten innings pitched...registered four strikeouts in a 2.0 inning stint against Lorain County...allowed just one earned run over his last 7.0 innings on the mound.

2009: Made five appearances totaling 2.1 innings of relief work...registered a 3.86 ERA and a total of three strikeouts...tossed 1.0 inning with a pair of punch outs vs. Radford (2/27)...struck out the batter he faced later in the season against Radford (5/10).

Prior to Marshall: Attended Potomac State College...registered a 4-2 record on the mound in five starts.

High School:
Attended Capital High School from 2003-2005 and Hurricane High School from 2005-2007...was an all-state selection in 2006 and 2007...established 21-6 career pitching record while in high school...played in the West Virginia high school North/South game...played three season with the Huntington Hounds during the summers of 2005, 2006 and 2007...maintained a 3.91 GPA in high school...was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Feb. 28, 1989...son of Kathy Kruk...has two siblings: Keri and Kevin...majoring in finance.