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Kyle Blair
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Kyle Blair

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Monte Sereno, CA

High School:
Los Gatos HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
RHP

Bats/Throws::
R/R

SOPHOMORE (2009): Made 10 appearances, including eight starts...established a 3-2 record with a 3.13 ERA... also recorded two saves during his two relief appearances, picking up his first career save against Oklahoma (2/25/09)...fanned 62 batters while walking 18 over 54.2 innings pitched...struck out a season-high nine batters in three consecutive starts between 3/6 and 3/21...hurled a complete game at Santa Clara on April 3, allowing four runs, all earned, on 10 hits while striking out eight and walking one in the winning decision...in his two losses, the right-hander surrendered 11 runs, but only two of which were earned...suffered first loss of season against Rice on 3/13 despite nine punch-outs and one walk over 8.0 innings pitched and giving up four runs, one earned.

FRESHMAN (2008): Made 15 appearances with 12 starts as a true freshman...posted a 8-4 record with a 3.86 ERA and was second on the team in strikeouts with 99... helped the team win the WCC regular-season championship and advance to the championship game of the Long Beach Regional...was named to the All-WCC freshman team...helped the team post a program-best 16-game winning streak...set a program-record for single-game strikeouts with 16 against Hawaii - Hilo (3/16/08)...was named WCC Pitcher of the Week twice...had three games in which he recorded 10 or more strikeouts...allowed two runs on seven hits, while striking out 10 in 7.0 innings of work against Harvard (3/22/08)...allowed no runs on two hits, while striking out seven in 7.2 innings of work against Pepperdine (3/4/08)...allowed three runs on four hits, while striking out eight in 6.0 innings of work against San Diego State (2/25/08).

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in baseball at Los Gatos High School...as a junior he posted a record of 13-1 with an ERA of 0.16 only allowing two earned runs while striking out 144 batters in 89.2 innings of work...he recorded seven shutouts and has two no hitters, while throwing one perfect game...also during his junior year he hit .361 with four home runs, six doubles and 26 RBI...was named a 2006 AFLAC All-American...named the De Anza League Most valuable Player as a junior...named second-team All-American by Baseball America...was a first-team All-Central Coast as a junior...was a Area Code games Selection in 2006...also was a Joplin Tournament of the Stars selection in 2006...as a senior posted a 9-2 record with a 0.31 ERA and racked up 147 strikeouts...was named the league MVP as a senior was tabbed the San Jose Athlete of the Year...was drafted in the fifth round by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2007 MLB draft.

PERSONAL: Kyle Blair was born on Sept. 27, 1988 in Capitola, Calif....he is the son of Melvyn and Jennifer Blair...was heavily recruited by Cal, Pepperdine, UCLA and Arizona State...chose to attend USD because of the baseball program and the players on the team.