2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Experienced right-hander who should be one of the Tigers' top relievers again this season after making 42 appearances out of the bullpen over the past two seasons ... transferred to LSU from the University of New Orleans following the 2010 season ... pitched against LSU on April 27, 2010 in UNO's 7-4 victory over the Tigers, showing great poise along with good stuff as he pitched one inning and earned the save for the Privateers.
Appeared in 16 games in relief, posting no decisions and a 3.09 ERA in 11.2 innings with nine walks and 10 strikeouts ... longest outing was 1.2 innings on Feb. 28 versus Grambling, recording two strikeouts ... recorded two strikeouts in one shutout inning against Nicholls State on May 15.
Made a team-high 26 appearances (tied with fellow reliever Matty Ott), posting a 3-1 mark and a 3.14 ERA in 28.2 innings with two saves, eight walks and 16 strikeouts ... limited opponents to a .210 batting average ... earned relief win at Tulane (April 5), limiting the Wave to no runs and no hits in 2.2 innings with one walk and one strikeout ... brilliant relief outing April 1 against Ole Miss to earn his second save of the season - fired two scoreless innings, allowing just one hit with no walks and two strikeouts to preserve a 7-6 LSU victory ... earned first career LSU victory on March 12 vs. Cal State Fullerton, working 0.2 scoreless relief inning while allowing one hit with one strikeout ... worked six perfect innings in his first seven relief appearances of the season, recording no walks and four strikeouts ... earned his first save of the season March 5 against Princeton, blanking the Tigers for 1.1 innings with two strikeouts.
Prior to LSU
Member of 2009 Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll at the University of New Orleans ... batted .281 in 2010 for UNO with seven doubles, one homer and 13 RBI ... also worked 44.2 innings on the mound, recording 32 strikeouts and one save.
First-team All-State selection as a senior at Brother Martin HS ... All Orleans/St. Bernard Parish selection as a senior ... 2008 District Player of the Year and a two-time All-District selection ... high school team captain as a junior and senior .. batted .500 with 35 RBI in 2008 as a senior; recorded a 7-1 mark on the mound with 52 strikeouts in 41.2 innings ... batted .427 as a junior with 32 RBI ... named AllState Sugar Bowl Athlete of the Month for June 2007.
Full name is Kevin Joseph Berry ... parents are Steve and Sheryl Berry ... has two older siblings, Stephen and Ryan ... father played basketball at Southeastern Louisiana ... majoring in sports administration-commerce at LSU ... enrolled at LSU for "the opportunity to compete for a national championship every year, and the opportunity to play in the best facilities in the country" ... born January 29, 1990.
Berry's LSU Career Highs
Innings: 2.2 at Tulane (4/5/11)
Strikeouts: 2 six times, most recently vs. Nicholls State (5/15/12)
Hits Allowed: 3 twice, most recently at Mississippi State (5/20/11)
Runs: 4 at Arkansas (4/911)
Earned Runs: 4 at Arkansas (4/9/11)
Walks: 2 twice, most recently vs. Appalachian State (2/26/12)