|40 Robert Kilcrease
Ended the season as Tech's top left-handed option out of the bullpen ... compiled a 3-1 record with a 6.38 earned run average ... second on the team with 22 total appearances (four starts) ... logged 48 innings of work ... made the start in the second game of the season-opening doubleheader against UTPA, earning a no-decision ... following Tech's first loss of the season, Kilcrease helped the Red Raiders rebound in the second game of the New Mexico series as he allowed only two runs over six innings for the win ... logged 1 1/3 innings of relief in the series opener against Nebraska, surrendering only one run ... appeared in three innings of relief in Tech's loss to Baylor scattering two hits and surrendering one earned run ... surrendered two earned runs and three walks in 1 1/3 innings of work in the series finale against Texas ... earned the series-opening win over Texas A&M after pitching 1 1/3 innings of shutout ball on April 3 ... allowed four earned runs in 1 1/3 innings of work in Tech's loss to TCU on April 13 ... earned the win against Kansas in the series opener, only surrendering three earned runs in two innings of relief ... was charged with the loss in the series-opener against Missouri after allowing five runs on six hits in 3 1/3 innings of relief ... surrendered two runs on three hits in one inning of relief in Tech's loss to Kansas State on May 10.
A promising young left-hander who made 19 appearances on the season, 17 in relief and two starts ... was fifth on the team with 5.40 ERA and a 2-0 record ... recorded 35 innings of work while striking out 24 batters ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... logged a 4.66 ERA over 9 2/3 innings ... made seven relief appearances ... made his first career start against New Mexico on March 11 ... picked up his first career win late in the season against New Mexico State on April 22 as he held the Aggies scoreless in four innings of relief ... earned his second and final win of the year against Dallas Baptist on May 13 as he logged a season-high five innings of work and allowed just three earned runs.
A 2007 graduate of Round Rock High School in Round Rock, Texas ... earned varsity letters in baseball and basketball ... coached by John Cater and Pat Loter ... helped lead his team to a 30-6 overall record his senior year and ranked as high as second in the state and eighth nationally ... was a First-Team All-District and First-Team All-County selection ... Louisville Slugger All-American ... Williamson County Player of the Year ... All-State ... MVP of the Austin Area All-Star Game ... pitched seven complete games along with three no-hitters ... surrendered just 10 earned runs in 73 innings pitched ... tallied 114 strikeouts while allowing just 23 hits ... boasted a 0.86 ERA.
Born on March 14, 1989, in Austin, Texas ... son of Paul Kilcrease and Annamaria Houston ... has a half brother, Corey ... enjoys live music, golf, hiking and sports ... majoring in business management.