2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Excellent left-hander who played his freshman year at Wichita State and sophomore year at Jefferson County Community College in Missouri prior to transferring to LSU in the fall of '13 ... pitched for LSU in 2014 and 2015, making a total of 30 appearances (17 starts) and compiling a 6-3 career record with a 3.19 ERA in 87.1 innings ... emerged as one of the Tigers' top pitchers in 2014, making 11 starts, including four in SEC play ... a three-pitch mix lefty that can throw any pitch in any count to keep hitters off balance ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2015 as a sports administration major .. named to the All-Star Team in the Northwoods League in the summer of 2013.
Appeared in 13 games (six starts), posting a 1-1 record with a 6.08 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 23.2 innings ... worked five innings to get the win in a start versus Lamar (April 15), allowing one run on five hits with no walks and three strikeouts ... pitched 4.1 innings in a start versus New Orleans (April 7), allowing two runs on five hits with no walks and three Ks ... fired seven strikeouts in four innings in a start against Stephen F. Austin, limiting the Lumberjacks to one run on four hits.
Appeared in 17 games (11 starts), posting a 5-2 mark and a 2.12 ERA in 63.2 innings with 16 walks and 32 strikeouts... finished No. 7 in the SEC in ERA and No. 10 in the league in opponent batting average (.215) ... delivered an excellent performance in the third round of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional versus Houston (June 1), firing six shutout innings and allowing just two singles ... defeated Arkansas in SEC Tournament semifinal (May 24), allowing one run on two hits in six innings with two walks and three strikeouts ... posted his first career SEC win May 17 at Auburn – five innings, one run on four hits, one walk and two strikeouts ... started April 6 game versus Miss. State - worked 3.1 innings and allowed one run on five hits with one walk and four strikeouts ... pitched two scoreless relief innings vs. Tennessee (April 27), allowing no hits with two walks ... longest outing of the season versus. Yale on March 1 – seven innings, no runs on two hits with one walk and four strikeouts .... recorded a season-high five strikeouts in 6.2 innings versus Purdue on March 8.
Prior to LSU
Started nine games for Jefferson County CC – located in Hillsboro, Mo. – in 2013, posting a 5-3 mark, three complete games and one save ... recorded a team-best 1.70 ERA in 58.1 innings with 53 strikeouts and eight walks ... enjoyed an outstanding high school career at DeSmet Jesuit HS in Creve Coeur, Mo. ... lettered four years in baseball and one in basketball ... all-conference selection both junior and senior year of high school ... graduated with a 3.5 GPA.
Full name is Kyle William Bouman ... parents are Al and Mary Bouman ... has two sisters, Mallory and Emma ... chose to attend LSU because of “the trust I had in Coach Mainieri and the opportunity to play for a College World Series championship” ... majoring in sports administration at LSU ... born September 1, 1992 in St. Louis, Mo.
Bouman's LSU Career Highs
Innings: 7 vs. Yale (3/1/14)
Strikeouts: 7 vs. Stephen F. Austin (3/3/15)
Hits Allowed: 7 vs. Toledo (2/22/14)
Runs: 4 vs. Arkansas (4/13/14); vs. Kansas (2/14/15)
Earned Runs: 4 vs. Arkansas (4/13/14)
Walks: 3 vs. UL-Lafayette (3/31/15)