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Kyle

Kemp

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#17

Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Port Charlotte, Fla.
High School: Port Charlotte High School/Lipscomb University
Graduating Year: 2014

Bio

PRIOR TO UCF
• Appeared in 53 games over three years for Lipscomb
• Has a career 4.76 ERA and a 6-7 record with seven saves
• Started 11 games
• Has 128 punchouts over 126 2/3 innings of work
• Graudated with a degree in corporate management
• Will pursue a master's degree in entrepreneurship & project management

REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2018 LIPSCOMB)
• Made 20 appereances in final campaign with the Bisons
• Started six games
• Finished second on the team with four saves
• Finished the year with 59 strikeouts over 50 1/3 innings

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2017 LIPSCOMB)
• Made 17 apperances out of the bullpen
• Finished the season with a 2-1 record with a trio of saves
• Struck out 43 batters over 37 2/3 innings of work
• Held opponents to a .262 average at the plate, while issuring 22 walks

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2016 LIPSCOMB) 
• 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 while holding opponents to a .253 batting average against
• Made his collegiate debut against Alabama A&M (3/6) throwing one frame with one K
• 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
• 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 a 6-inning effort that saw him shutout the Hatters on two hits and two strikeouts

REDSHIRT (2015 LIPSCOMB)
Redshirted

PREP
• Prepped at Charlotte High School in Port Charlotte, Florida
• Three-time All-American, All-Region and All-District
• Earned All-State honors in 2013
• 2013 Perfect Game Underclass First Team All-American and 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
• Born on March 5, 1996
• Mother played volleyball at Stetson and USF
• Started Ultimate Baseball Company at age 16 making and selling custom wood bats and apparel

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