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3 Kyle Collins
Kyle  Collins


San Jose, CA

High School:
Westmont HS

Last College:
San Jose College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165



Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 2004 MLB First-Year Player Draft (947 overall, 32nd round)

Career: One of the most successful starting pitchers on the West Coast during his two-year stay at USD... Led San Diego to a WCC Championship Title and an NCAA Regional appearance in 2003... USD's number one starter as both a junior and senior... Won a league and team-high nine games in 2003... Then went 7-1 with a 3.69 ERA as a senior... Named a First Team All-WCC player in 2004... Honored as the WCC's Pitcher of the Month (April/2004) after winning all four of his starts while posting a 1.69 ERA in 26.1 innings... Racked up a total of 124 strikeouts in 195 innings as a Torero... Named the WCC's Pitcher of the Week twice... Won critical games for the Toreros down the stretch in 2003, including game one of the '03 WCC Championship series... Was nothing short of dominating as a senior, leading USD to a 13-3 record in the month of April and a 35-21 overall record.

Junior in 2003: San Diego's No. 1 starter, tying for the league lead in wins (9)... Led the team in wins, ERA (3.69), starts (16), innings (102.1) & K's (73)... Won critical games down the stretch as the ace of the Torero staff... Won three-straight starts from May 2-May 23, including game one of the WCC Championship Series at Pepperdine (5-23-03)... In two post season starts, Collins went 15 strong innings and struck out 11 against both Pepperdine (5-23-03) and national runner's up CS Fullerton (5-30-03)... Pitched two complete games, shutting out Washington (2-28-03) on three hits, earning WCC Pitcher of the Week honors (3-4-03)... Also threw a complete game against Portland (3-21-03), allowing seven hits and three runs while striking out six... Fanned a career-high eight later in the year against Portland (5-9-03)... Averaged six plus innings per start... Limited opponents to a batting average of .253.

College/Prep: Named a JC All-American in sophomore season at San Jose City College... Did not even pitch as a prep at Westmont High School... Did play baseball for Westmont and named a second team all-league player as both a junior and senior... At San Jose CC, Collins led the Jaguars to its first playoff appearance in eight seasons... First team All-Coast Conference and first team All-State pick as a sophomore.

Personal: Born on August 17, 1981 in San Jose California... Highly recruited out of San Jose CC by Arizona, California, Santa Clara and Cal Poly SLO... Chose to attend USD because of the coaching staff, weather and academics... Sociology major and business minor.

Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Rock the House
Toreros played No. 6 Gonzaga in a fight to the last minute
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Day in the Life
Guard Olin Carter III knows the games starts long before tip-off
Video Thumbnail Winter Saturday
Rowing, tennis, basketball and baseball, a winning day in the books
Video Thumbnail Baseball: For the Love of the Game
Baseball celebrates 60 years
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Women in Sports Day
Julie Foudy spoke to student-athletes and guests for National Women in Sports Day
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: At LMU
Men's basketball on the road
Video Thumbnail Women's Rowing: Day in the Life
Senior Lizzie Bader shows how three-a-day practices are done
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Youth Basketball Clinic
Toreros lead clinic in local community
Video Thumbnail Men's Rowing: Winter Camp 2018
There are plenty perks to being the early bird
Video Thumbnail 60 Years of USD Baseball
Milestones on the road to Omaha
Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics


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