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40  Robbie Kilcrease
Robbie Kilcrease

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Round Rock, Texas

High School:
Round Rock

Weight:
190

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
03/14/1989

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/L


Career Stats
Game-by-Game Stats - 2011 | Photo Gallery - 2011 | video camera Red Raider Profile - 2011
Game-by-Game Stats - 2009 | Photo Gallery - 2009
Game-by-Game Stats - 2008 | Photo Gallery - 2008

CAREER-HIGHS:
Innings Pitched: 7.1, vs. Nebraska (3/27/11)
Longest Start (IP): 7.1, vs. Nebraska (3/27/11)
Shortest Start (IP): 1.1, vs. Texas A&M (4/10/11)
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 4.1, vs. Kansas State (4/18/08)
Hits Allowed: 11, at Oklahoma (4/3/11) R
uns Allowed: 6 5x, vs. Texas A&M (4/10/11)*
ER Allowed: 6 2x, vs. Texas A&M (4/10/11)*
Walks: 4 3x, vs. New Mexico State (4/22/08)*
Strikeouts: 6 2x, vs. Northern Illinois (2/26/11)*
Wild Pitches: 3 2x, at Baylor (3/20/11)*
Hit Batters: 2 3x, at Oklahoma (4/3/11)*
HR Allowed: 2, at Oklahoma (4/3/11)
Pitch Count: 105, vs. Northern Illinois (2/26/11)
* Indicates most recent high

CAREER
In 58 appearances (18 starts) owned a 10-4 record with two combined shutout and a 5.97 ERA in 146.1 innings pitched with 183 hits allowed, 109 runs allowed (97 earned), 101 strikeouts and 72 walks allowed while allowing opponents a .309 batting average... made a career-high four consecutive scoreless outings (4/4-4/15) during the 2008 season... made a career-high 5.1 consecutive scoreless innings streak (4/4-4/15) during the 2008 season... DURING BIG 12 CONFERNECE PLAY... in 24 appearances (4 starts) owned a 4-3 record and combined on two shutouts with a 7.55 ERA in 47.2 innings allowing 67 hits, 42 runs (40 earned) with 32 strikeouts and 24 walks while opponents batted .328.

2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft (Free Agent)
Signed as a free agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates a week following the MLB First-Year Players Draft... became Texas Tech's 123rd all-time MLB draft pick/free agent selection in program history... became Tech's 18th MLB free agent selection and the first since 2009 (RHP Brian Cloud, Seattle Mariners)... marked Tech's fifth MLB Draft/free agent pick in 2011... tied for the eighth most players taken in a draft/free agent in school history... becomes the 52nd Tech pitcher (15th LHP) to be drafted/sign free agent with an MLB organization... marks the first time since 2007 that Tech has had two LHP (Zach Fowler) drafted/signed in the same year... becomes the fourth Red Raider to be drafted/sign with the Pittsburgh Pirates and the first since 2007 (RHP Owen Brolsma - 48th Round)... becomes the first Red Raider to sign as a free agent with the Pirates.

2011 (Redshirt Junior)
Brooks Wallace Classic All-Tournament Team... Red Raider Classic All-Tournament Team... Made 17 appearances - leading the team with 12 starts - with a 5-3 record, one combined shutout and a 5.97 ERA in 63.1 innings with 82 hits allowed, 45 runs allowed (42 earned) with 39 strikeouts and 21 walks while opponents batted .322... in five relief outings tallied a 5.40 ERA in 6.2 innings while retiring 4-of-5 first batters faced and allowed 3-of-6 inherited runners to score... in five appearances (4 starts) against nationally-ranked opponents went 0-2 with a 14.49 ERA in 13.2 innings with 38 hits allowed, 23 runs allowed (22 earned) with eight strikeouts and three walks while opponents batted .521... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... made seven appearances (4 starts) with a 2-2 record and 8.44 ERA, combined on one shutout and pitched 21.1 innings with 38 hits allowed, 21 runs (20 earned) with 13 strikeouts and six walks while opponents batted .388... in one relief appearance at the Big 12 Championship allowed one hit in 0.2 innings while opponents batted .333... in nine appearances (7 starts) in home games went 4-2 with a 5.82 ERA and combined on one shutout in 38.2 innings with 48 hits allowed, 27 runs allowed (25 earned) with 27 strikeouts and 13 walks allowed while opponents batted .312... in eight appearances (5 starts) in road/neutral site games went 1-1 with a 6.20 ERA in 24.2 innings with 34 hits allowed, 18 runs allowed (17 runs) with 12 strikeouts and eight walks while opponents batted .337... opposing left-handed batters hit .365 (23-for-63)... opposing right-handed batters hit .307 (59-for-192)... opposing batters hit .352 (45-for-128) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .291 (37-for-127) with the bases empty... opposing batters hit .278 (22-for-79) with two outs... team went 10-7 during appearances, including an 8-4 record during starts... made seven starts pitching at least five innings and four starts pitching at least six frames... struck out at least four batters in four starts... made four scoreless appearances, which includes one start (vs. Nebraska)... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... started the season making back-to-back seven-inning starts against Northwestern (2/19) and Northern Illinois (2/26) while starting season 2-0... matched a career-high six strikeouts in start against Northern Illinois (2/26) allowing seven hits and three runs with three walks while tossing a career-high 105 pitches... pitched a career-high 7.1 innings in a combined shutout against Nebraska (3/27) allowing five hits and two walks with three strikeouts in 103-pitch effort... earned second career win over Kansas pitching one relief inning with one strikeout (5/1)... won fifth game of the season in the midweek pitching five innings and allowing one run on three hits with one strikeout and one walk allowed at Michigan (5/11)... member of the 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2010 (Junior)
Medical redshirt... underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery prior to the season... member of the 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2009 (Sophomore)
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team... finished 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 (4 starts)... pitched 48 innings... made the start in the second game of the season-opening doubleheader against UTPA (2/20), earning a no-decision... following Tech's first loss of the season helped team rebound in the second game of the New Mexico (2/25) series as he allowed only two runs over six innings for the win... logged 1.1 innings of relief in the series opener against Nebraska (3/14), surrendering only one run... appeared in three innings of relief in Tech's loss to Baylor (3/21) scattering two hits and surrendering one earned run... surrendered two earned runs and three walks in 1.1 innings of work in the series finale against Texas (3/29)... earned the series-opening win over Texas A&M (4/3) after pitching 1.1 scoreless innings... allowed four earned runs in 1.1 innings of work in Tech's loss to TCU (4/13)... earned the win against Kansas (4/17) in the series opener, only allowing three earned runs in two innings of relief... was charged with the loss in the series-opener against Missouri (4/24) after allowing five runs on six hits in 3.1 innings of relief... surrendered two runs on three hits in one inning of relief in Tech's loss to Kansas State (5/10)... member of the 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll (Dean's List)... member of the 2008 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2008 (Freshman)
Made 19 appearances with two starts... fifth on the team with 5.40 ERA and a 2-0 record... pitched 35 innings with 24 strikeouts... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... logged a 4.66 ERA over 9.2 innings... made seven relief appearances... made career debut in relief pitching 1.1 innings against Army with two strikeouts (2/24)... made first career start against New Mexico (3/11)... picked up first career win against New Mexico State (4/22) holding the Aggies scoreless in four-relief innings... earned his second and final win of the year against Dallas Baptist (5/13) as he logged a season-high five innings while allowing just three earned runs... member of the 2008 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll... member of the 2007 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL
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-America... 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 during prep career... allowed just 10 earned runs in 73 innings pitched... tallied 114 strikeouts while allowing 23 hits... boasted a 0.86 ERA.

PERSONAL
Robert Alan Kilcrease... born March 14, 1989, in Austin, Texas... son of Paul and Annamaria Houston... has a half-brother, Corey... enjoys live music, golf, hiking and sports... a business management major at Texas Tech.

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