Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team... pitched in 21 games, all in relief as a senior and totaled 27.2 innings... registered 25 strikeouts and owned a 3-0 record with a 2.93 ERA, while holding opponents to a .228 batting average... struck out two and earned the win in 2.1 innings against The Citadel (2/21)... made 10 straight appearances without surrendering an earned run between March 5 and April 15... picked up the win in one inning of work with two strikeouts in game two of a doubleheader against Rutgers (3/7)... tossed a career-high four innings and fanned three without allowing a run against Belmont (3/14)... earned third win of the season in a one-inning, two-strikeout effort over CSU Bakersfield (4/4)... recorded two-scoreless innings at TCU (5/11).
Appeared in 17 games in 2013… Finished seventh on the team with an ERA of 3.23… Recorded saves on back to back nights against Kansas State (5/25) and Kansas (5/26) while giving up no earned runs, no hits, one walk and striking out three in 2.1 innings pitched… Went five innings in a start against New Mexico State (3/13) giving up only one earned run on three hits while striking out six in a no-decision.
Attended San Diego State as a freshman before transferring to Howard College ... Team won conference championship.
Played at Grossmont North High School under head coach Larry Oedewaldt ... Three-time letterwinner ... Pitched 50 innings as a senior with a 2.56 ERA and 52 strikeouts ... Hit .450 with 11 home runs and 38 RBIs as a senior ... Named team MVP, first team all-CIF and first team all-Grossmont North his senior season ... Earned first team all-state underclass and first team all-CIF as a junior ... Also earned two letters in football.
Full name is Kyle Jeffrey Hayes ... Born in La Mesa, Calif. ... Parents are Jeff and Molly Hayes ... Has one sister, Kayla ... Criminology major.