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 … a three-pitch mix lefty that can throw any pitch in any count to keep hitters off balance … named to the All-Star Team in the Northwoods League in the summer of 2013 … expected to play prominent role on the staff this season, most likely in relief.
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.