Position
Left-handed Pitcher
Height
6'0
Weight
210 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Ferguson, Mo.
Previous School
Jefferson County CC
B/T
R
High School
DeSmet Jesuit HS

2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Excellent left-hander who played his freshman year at Wichita State and sophomore year at Jefferson County Community College in Missouri prior to transferring to LSU in the fall of ’13 … pitched for LSU in 2014 and 2015, making a total of 30 appearances (17 starts) and compiling a 6-3 career record with a 3.19 ERA in 87.1 innings … emerged as one of the Tigers’ top pitchers in 2014, making 11 starts, including four in SEC play … a three-pitch mix lefty that can throw any pitch in any count to keep hitters off balance … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2015 as a sports administration major .. named to the All-Star Team in the Northwoods League in the summer of 2013.

2015 Season
Appeared in 13 games (six starts), posting a 1-1 record with a 6.08 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 23.2 innings … worked five innings to get the win in a start versus Lamar (April 15), allowing one run on five hits with no walks and three strikeouts … pitched 4.1 innings in a start versus New Orleans (April 7), allowing two runs on five hits with no walks and three Ks … fired seven strikeouts in four innings in a start against Stephen F. Austin, limiting the Lumberjacks to one run on four hits.

2014 Season
Appeared in 17 games (11 starts), posting a 5-2 mark and a 2.12 ERA in 63.2 innings with 16 walks and 32 strikeouts… finished No. 7 in the SEC in ERA and No. 10 in the league in opponent batting average (.215) … delivered an excellent performance in the third round of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional versus Houston (June 1), firing six shutout innings and allowing just two singles … defeated Arkansas in SEC Tournament semifinal (May 24), allowing one run on two hits in six innings with two walks and three strikeouts … posted his first career SEC win May 17 at Auburn – five innings, one run on four hits, one walk and two strikeouts … started April 6 game versus Miss. State – worked 3.1 innings and allowed one run on five hits with one walk and four strikeouts … pitched two scoreless relief innings vs. Tennessee (April 27), allowing no hits with two walks … longest outing of the season versus. Yale on March 1 – seven innings, no runs on two hits with one walk and four strikeouts …. recorded a season-high five strikeouts in 6.2 innings versus Purdue on March 8.

Prior to LSU
Started nine games for Jefferson County CC – located in Hillsboro, Mo. – in 2013, posting a 5-3 mark, three complete games and one save … recorded a team-best 1.70 ERA in 58.1 innings with 53 strikeouts and eight walks … enjoyed an outstanding high school career at DeSmet Jesuit HS in Creve Coeur, Mo. … lettered four years in baseball and one in basketball … all-conference selection both junior and senior year of high school … graduated with a 3.5 GPA.

Personal
Full name is Kyle William Bouman … parents are Al and Mary Bouman … has two sisters, Mallory and Emma … chose to attend LSU because of “the trust I had in Coach Mainieri and the opportunity to play for a College World Series championship” … majoring in sports administration at LSU … born September 1, 1992 in St. Louis, Mo.

Bouman’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 7 vs. Yale (3/1/14)
Strikeouts: 7 vs. Stephen F. Austin (3/3/15)
Hits Allowed: 7 vs. Toledo (2/22/14)
Runs: 4 vs. Arkansas (4/13/14); vs. Kansas (2/14/15)
Earned Runs: 4 vs. Arkansas (4/13/14)
Walks: 3 vs. UL-Lafayette (3/31/15)

 

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