#9 • Kyle Kiesewetter
Sophomore • P/OF • 6-0
Metamora, Ill. • Metamora H.S.
Freshman (2011): Played in 19 games, including 12 as a pitcher ... Started 11 times overall and five times on the mound ... Hit .250 with five runs scored, a double and four RBI ... Threw 22.0 innings on the mound ... Singled and fired 2.0 innings as a pitcher in his first collegiate game at MacMurray on March 14 ... Drove in two runs and picked up his first career double at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Struck out a career-high three batters on two occasions ... Scored two runs in a 2-for-3 performance against MacMurray on April 21.
Metamora High School: Led the Redbirds to a regional title in 2010 ... Participated in the McDonald’s All-Star Game ... Won seven pitching decisions with a 3.23 earned run average as a senior.
Personal: The son of Kevin and Kim Kiesewetter, Kyle was born June 26, 1992 in Peoria, Ill. ... Has four siblings, Kayla (23), Kara (21), Kelli (14) and Kaleb (9) ... Majoring in secondary education (history).